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# bombs - Thursday 21 September, 2017

Meath men get five years in prison for planting bomb at PSNI recruitment event

A sat-nav was able to link the men to the crime.

# bombs - Wednesday 23 August, 2017

Suspect in Barcelona attack says terror cell planned to target monuments

Four suspects appeared in court yesterday.

# bombs - Sunday 7 May, 2017

50,000 evacuated after World War II bombs found in German city

Seven retirement and nursing homes were affected and some rail traffic through the city was disrupted.

# bombs - Friday 14 April, 2017

What is the 'Mother of All Bombs'?

Here’s what the bomb – dropped by the US on Afghanistan yesterday – involves.

# bombs - Friday 10 February, 2017

Three bombs discovered in vehicle during garda search in Kildare

The Defence Forces were called to the scene.

# bombs - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

Trump will have tough decisions to make about his somewhat decrepit nuclear arsenal

Many are now asking how vulnerable US nuclear weapons are to cyber threats.

# bombs - Friday 5 August, 2016

Police find weapons stash with some items "ready to use"

Police said the items were in the “advanced stages of readiness”.

# bombs - Monday 11 July, 2016

Dallas shooter was planning to bomb North Texas, say police

Police found bomb-making materials and a journal outlining plans in Micah Johnson’s apartment.

# bombs - Friday 18 March, 2016

Homes evacuated for hours overnight after viable bomb thrown

The Army has now handed the bomb parts back to gardaí for their investigation.

# bombs - Thursday 28 January, 2016

Staff at Paris airport angry after finding fake bombs ordered by American embassy

The exercise was called “irresponsible”.

# bombs - Friday 15 January, 2016

'Lonely' woman who made Alan Kelly and Dáil bomb hoaxes also threatened Michael D Higgins

Anne Fennell’s sentence has been adjourned to allow for the medical treatment.

# bombs - Thursday 31 December, 2015

Here are the films that bombed the hardest this year

You probably didn’t see many of these.

# bombs - Thursday 10 December, 2015

Kim Jong-Un says he has a hydrogen bomb, but nobody really believes him

A thermonuclear bomb in the hands of North Korea would be a dangerous thing, but there’s a lot of scepticism over it.

# bombs - Tuesday 17 November, 2015

France has dropped 16 more bombs on the Islamic State group in Syria

Meanwhile, the hunt for Salah Abdeslam continues.

# bombs - Saturday 10 October, 2015

86 killed, 186 wounded in double bomb blast in Turkey's capital

The blasts took place at a rally for peace in the capital Ankara this morning. They represent the worst terrorist atrocity in Turkey’s history.

# bombs - Monday 17 August, 2015

Bangkok bombing: 19 confirmed dead, 120 injured

Police confirm a bomb exploded in the downtown Chidlom district at about 7pm local time.

# bombs - Sunday 9 August, 2015

"Clawing at the earth, swelling as if with its regurgitation of all the life that it had consumed"

It’s 70 years to the day since the bomb was dropped on Nagasaki.

# bombs - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

This teen was found guilty of plotting to murder soldiers

He also groomed an impressionable teenager, police said.

# bombs - Saturday 14 March, 2015

On this day 24 years ago, the Birmingham Six were released Miscarriage Of Justice This post contains videos

On this day 24 years ago, the Birmingham Six were released

The men spent 16 years in prison – for a crime they didn’t commit.

# bombs - Thursday 22 January, 2015

Buses stopped leaving depot as army makes bomb equipment safe

The incident occurred this afternoon in Dublin.

# bombs - Monday 12 January, 2015

Police shoot six people dead after they 'tried to detonate bombs'

At least 200 people have been killed in the Xinjiang region in the last year.

# bombs - Thursday 13 November, 2014

Bomb squad make safe two viable IEDs in Mayo

Gardaí discovered the devices earlier this afternoon.

# bombs - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

These declassified photos show the final preparations of the nuclear bombs used on Hiroshima And Nagasaki

The “Little Boy” and “Fat Man” nuclear bombs killed tens of thousands of people.

# bombs - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

War against Islamic State group 'is not America's fight alone' says Obama

US Secretary of State John Kerry said ancient treasures in Iraq and Syria have become the causalities of warfare.

# bombs - Saturday 23 August, 2014

Five Palestinians from the same family killed by Israeli warplane attacks

Israel has vowed no let-up until it can guarantee the safety of its civilians.

# bombs - Thursday 21 August, 2014

More NI bombing incidents in last year than a decade ago

Paramilitary style assaults are also on the rise, according to figures from the PSNI.

# bombs - Saturday 9 August, 2014

Over 28,000 meals and 5,600 litres of water dropped over northern Iraq amid continued air strikes

US warplanes bombed Islamic State positions in northern Iraq yesterday.

# bombs - Thursday 24 July, 2014

Israeli shell hits UN school in Gaza killing 15 people, including UN staff

UN chief Ban Ki-Moon called for the killing to stop now.

# bombs - Thursday 17 July, 2014

Three mortar shells hit Israel, just as ceasefire starts

The ceasefire is designed to allow aid reach Gaza.

# bombs - Monday 14 July, 2014

Gaza truce efforts ongoing as Egypt mediates discussions

Egypt is mediating discussions of a ceasefire to end seven days of violence.

# bombs - Sunday 29 June, 2014

Iraqi forces attempt to retake northern city of Tikrit

Tikrit is said to be a hotbed of antipathy toward Iraq’s Shiite-led government.

# bombs - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

On this day in 1974 the IRA bombed the Houses of Parliament in London

During the year, 1974, there was an extensive number of bombings carried out in the UK by the IRA.

# bombs - Saturday 17 May, 2014

Here's how Dublin and Monaghan will mark the 40th anniversary of 1974 bombings

There will be three events over the next two days to commemorate the 33 people killed in the bombings.

# bombs - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

€48,000 in funding for victims of Dublin-Monaghan bombings

The Tánaiste met with a support group for victims and the families of those killed yesterday.

# bombs - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

Pics: Before and after - Boston since the marathon bombings

A look at Boston on the day of the bombings, and today.

# bombs - Saturday 22 March, 2014

Army experts called in, as three explosive devices found in Tallaght

The devices were made safe at the scene. No controlled explosions were necessary.

# bombs - Saturday 8 March, 2014

Pipe bomb attacks on homes in Derry being treated as hate crimes

Four adults and one child were in one of the houses at the time of the attack.

# bombs - Friday 24 January, 2014

Suicide bombs kill five in Cairo

The Egyptian capital was rocked by three separate blasts, as police prepare for pro-Morsi protests.

# bombs - Tuesday 24 December, 2013

250 call-outs for the bomb squad this year, slight reduction in viable devices

The latest alert happened yesterday, at a house in Tallaght.

# bombs - Thursday 5 December, 2013

Suicide bomb attack kills dozens in Yemen

A suicide bomber rammed an explosives-laden car into the country’s defence ministry.

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