- AFP via Yahoo! NewsApr 17 11:29 AM
A car bomb blast near the US consulate in Iraq's autonomous Kurdish region killed three people and wounded five on Friday, Kurdish officials said. A spokeswoman in Washington said that all consulate staff had been accounted for and that "there are no reports of injuries to Chief of Mission personnel or local guards". "The initial toll is three killed and five wounded when a suicide car bomb ...
- Fox NewsApr 17 8:42 AM
A car bomb exploded outside the U.S. Consulate in the northern Iraqi city of Irbil Friday, and a series of bombings ravaged several areas around Baghdad, killing at least 40 people.
- Chicago TribuneApr 17 9:49 AM
A car bomb exploded outside the U.S. Consulate in the northern Iraqi city of Irbil, the capital of the Kurdish autonomy zone.
- Reuters via Yahoo! NewsApr 17 11:47 AM
The U.S. State Department on Friday confirmed that a vehicle bomb exploded outside the American consulate in Erbil, the capital of Iraq's Kurdistan region, but that no U.S. personnel were injured. Marie Harf, a department spokeswoman, said there has been no claim of responsibility yet for the attack. A second State Department official said the bomb was detonated "directly outside an entry point...
- AFP via Yahoo! NewsApr 16 23:17 PM
A passenger plane in Indonesia was forced to make an emergency landing Friday after air traffic control received a bomb threat, an official said, though police later confirmed it was a false alarm. The bomb squad started examining the Batik Air plane after it landed in South Sulawesi with 125 passengers from the eastern Indonesian city of Ambon, transport ministry spokesman J.A Barata told AFP ...
- The PunchApr 17 13:22 PM
A car bomb at the entrance to the US consulate in the capital of Iraq’s Kurdistan region, Erbil, killed at least one person and wounded five others, the local mayor said. “A car bomb exploded outside the entrance to the US consulate,” Nihad Qoja, the mayor of Erbil’s city centre, told Reuters news agency on... [Read More...]
- Al-Ahram WeeklyApr 17 23:32 PM
Egypt’s Nile Sat television channels gradually resumed broadcasting on Tuesday morning in Sixth October City after bomb attacks on two electricity pylons late on Monday.
- Anchorage Daily NewsApr 17 20:50 PM
Permafrost 'carbon bomb' unlikely, but worries over northern thaw persist Permafrost in the circumpolar north will likely continue to thaw and release carbon dioxide and methane, but at a gradual rate instead of as a "carbon bomb," said a study published recently in the journal Nature. April 17, 2015
- SA Breaking News via Yahoo! South Africa NewsApr 16 1:46 AM
The Pretoria High Court and the Garsfontein home of high profile prosecutor Gerrie Nel was evacuated and searched on Wednesday morning, after threats of a planted bomb were made. It is speculated that an e-mail was sent the previous night informing an official that a bomb had been planted in the court. Police spokesperson Lieutenant-Colonel Lungelo
- Al Jazeera via Yahoo UK & Ireland NewsApr 17 18:46 PM
At least three die after a car bomb explodes outside American consulate, as a wave of deadly bombings targets Baghdad.
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