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# bombing - Sunday 20 May, 2012

Lockerbie bomber dies in Libya: report

The only person convicted of the PanAm bombing which killed 270 people has reportedly died today.

# bombing - Saturday 19 May, 2012

Student killed in bomb attack outside Italian school

Several students were injured in this morning’s attack.

# bombing - Tuesday 15 May, 2012

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VIDEO: Bomb strikes UN observer vehicle after attack on funeral

Activists say up to 20 people were killed when Syrian security forces opened fire on a funeral procession.

Man seriously injured in self-immolation outside Breivik trial

Norwegian police say they do not believe the man had any connection with the terror trial.

# bombing - Monday 14 May, 2012

Survivors of Breivik gun attack describe shootings

Victims of the Utoya island attack describe their efforts to escape from the gunman.

# bombing - Wednesday 9 May, 2012

'Underwear bomber' was a double agent

The spy had been working with the Saudi intelligence agency in Yemen and handed the bomb to authorities instead of sneaking it onto a plane.

# bombing - Tuesday 24 April, 2012

Breivik blames 'racist' plot for questions over sanity

Confessed killer of 77 people in July 2011 told court he would do what he could to avoid going to an asylum.

# bombing - Friday 20 April, 2012

Breivik to give more evidence on details, motives of attacks

Throughout the first week of his trial, the Norwegian has spoken at ease about the killing of 77 people last July.

# bombing - Thursday 19 April, 2012

Breivik planned to decapitate former Norwegian prime minister

Defendant says he cut social contact for a whole year in preparation for the double attacks of July 2011.

# bombing - Sunday 18 March, 2012

Belarus executes men convicted of subway bombing

The EU’s foreign policy chief has voiced concerns over the trial of the men convicted for the April 2011 bomb which killed 15 people in Minsk.

# bombing - Thursday 16 February, 2012

Underwear bomber sentenced to life in prison

Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab pleaded guilty to attempting to blow up a US flight on Christmas Day 2009 using a bomb concealed in his underwear.

# bombing - Monday 13 February, 2012

Israeli diplomat's car bombed in India

The explosion took place in New Delhi today, with one person reported injured.

# bombing - Monday 30 January, 2012

56 attacks a week in Iraq last year: report

Security firm says Iraqi security forces likely to remain under threat into 2012 after US troop withdrawal.

# bombing - Friday 27 January, 2012

Dozens killed in bombing at Baghdad hospital

A car bomb exploded as a funeral procession passed near the hospital, killing 28 people and injuring at least 60 others.

# bombing - Sunday 22 January, 2012

Insurgents kill 180 in attacks that rocked Nigerian city

Islamists from the Boko Haram group mounted a deadly series of bomb attacks and shooting sprees across Kano.

# bombing - Tuesday 10 January, 2012

Taliban opposition group targeted in deadly bombing

A bomb exploded in the Kyber region of Pakistan today, killing 25 and injuring dozens.

# bombing - Thursday 5 January, 2012

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English heiress turned IRA bomber Rose Dugdale gives rare interview

Dugdale became radicalised in 1970s and joined IRA, carrying out botched bombing and Russborough House art heist.

# bombing - Friday 18 November, 2011

Norway killer Breivik planned to 'kill politicians'

Leaked police interrogations with Anders Behring Breivik reveal that he planned to kidnap three politicians and film their executions.

# bombing - Wednesday 19 October, 2011

Turkey launches Iraq incursion after fatal border attacks - report

Twenty-six soldiers were killed in border attacks today, just a day after five policemen and three civilians were killed in a roadside bombing.

# bombing - Thursday 13 October, 2011

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nine things to know this morning…

Bomb explodes outside Derry City of Culture office

Police cleared the area before the device detonated at around 11pm last night.

# bombing - Monday 26 September, 2011

Six charged with terrorist offences in Britain UK

Six charged with terrorist offences in Britain

Some of the men are accused of planning a bombing campaign in the UK and of stating their intention to act as suicide bombers.

# bombing - Thursday 15 September, 2011

Six arrested after 'Real IRA' bomb attempt on police doctor

It is believed to be the first time a PSNI medical officer has been targeted by sectarian terror groups in the North.

# bombing - Monday 15 August, 2011

The 9 at 9: Monday

Nine things you really should know this morning…

# bombing - Monday 1 August, 2011

Norwegian shooter demands top army post

Anders Breivik has offered authorities information about other terrorist cells he claims are operating in the region, in exchange for an army position.

# bombing - Saturday 30 July, 2011

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Video: NATO takes down three Libyan TV satellite transmitters

Military group tries to limit impact of Muammar Gaddafi’s impassioned television broadcasts by bombing transmitters.

# bombing - Thursday 28 July, 2011

Afghanistan suicide attack kills 22 including BBC reporter

Three suicide attackers targeting a police station in a south Afghan town have killed at least 22 people, including a journalist working with the BBC.

# bombing - Sunday 24 July, 2011

'Now you've killed my dad': Horrific eyewitness accounts of Norway attacks

A ten-year-old boy confronted the gunman as he massacred teenagers on Utøya island, according to one survivor.

# bombing - Thursday 14 July, 2011

Four dead in suicide bombing at Karzai brother's memorial service

Afghan president was away in Kabul when attack was launched on Kandahar mosque. UN figures show number of Afghan civilians killed this year is up on figures for last year.

# bombing - Friday 15 April, 2011

Take 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

# bombing - Tuesday 12 April, 2011

Several arrests as Minsk metro bombing toll rises to 12

Over 200 people were injured in yesterday’s bomb attack on a central underground rail station in the capital of Belarus.

# bombing - Saturday 9 April, 2011

Voting underway in Nigerian elections amid bombing

Polling gets underway despite a bomb attack that killed eight people in Niger state on Friday.

# bombing - Tuesday 5 April, 2011

Crime-fighting charity offers £50k reward for info on Ronan Kerr killers

Crimestoppers UK is looking for “crucial” information that might lead to conviction of those behind Saturday’s Omagh car bombing.

# bombing - Monday 28 March, 2011

Derry courthouse bomb had 50kg of homemade explosives

Police in Derry said a device outside the city’s courthouse yesterday – which saw significant evacuations – was substantial.

# bombing - Wednesday 23 March, 2011

Take 5: Wednesday

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock.

'Dozens of casualties' following Jerusalem bus explosion

Many casualties are feared after a bus explodes at a station near the main entrance to Jerusalem.

# bombing - Saturday 6 November, 2010

PSNI officers injured in Belfast bomb attack

Device thrown at officers investigating robbery at bookmakers causes serious arm injuries for one man.

# bombing - Friday 16 July, 2010

TWO SUICIDE BOMBS have killed at least 22 people at a Shia mosque in Iran, the BBC reports. The first bomb targeted the security checkpoint at the mosque. Over 150 people were wounded.