On June 2, 1976, a top Arizona investigative reporter, Don Bolles, 47, was fatally mutilated when a dynamite blast ripped his car apart. That explosion is still reverberating in Arizonalouder than ever.
A bomb blast in a bustling market in Peshawar, Pakistan killed at least 41 people Friday, a government official said.
Explosions tore through two luxury hotels Friday morning in south Jakarta, Indonesia, killing at least eight people, a presidential spokesman said. The number of injured was in the 40s, said Dino Patti Djalal, spokesman for President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono. They were taken to area hospitals.
A bomb exploded at a major hotel Tuesday in the northwest Pakistani city of Peshawar, killing at least five people, the city’s district coordination officer said. At least 25 others were wounded in the suspected attack on the Pearl Continental Hotel, according to Sahib Zada Muhammad Anis Khan. CNN senior international correspondent Nic Robertson, who has stayed at the hotel, said it is favored by diplomats and is next door to a police station and near a major army barracks
A group of African Union peacekeepers came under attack by an Islamist militia in Somalia on Sunday, local media reported. The French tourist killed was a 17-year-old girl.
A manhunt was under way Sunday for two inmates who escaped a maximum-security prison when a helicopter plucked them from the roof, Greek officials said.
A volcano near southwest Colombia’s border with Ecuador erupted on Saturday, leading the government to issue a "red alert" for the region. There were not believed to be any fatalities or injuries in the blast, which happened at about 7:10 p.m. ET (12:10 a.m.