The attack bears all the hallmarks of Boko Haram, who have regularly hit ‘soft’ civilian targets such as mosques, markets and bus stations, including with female suicide bombers
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Mar. 16, 2016) — At least 22 people were killed on Wednesday, March 16, when two women disguised as men blew themselves up during morning prayers at a mosque in Maiduguri, northeast Nigeria, rescue officials said.
The Islamic State claims responsibility for the deadly attack on a crowded checkpoint
HILLA, Iraq (Mar. 7, 2016) — A suicide truck bomb attack claimed by the Islamic State group killed 47 people at a crowded checkpoint south of Baghdad Sunday, March 6, the deadliest such attack in Iraq this year.
The Syrian state broadcaster says a car bombing and two suicide attacks ripped through the area of the Sayyida Zeinab shrine, killing 30 and wounding dozens
DAMASCUS, Syria (Feb. 22, 2016) — At least 30 people were killed Sunday, February 21, in a series of attacks, including a car bombing, near a Shiite shrine south of Syria’s capital, state television and a monitor said.
A new upsurge of violence between the security forces and the PKK erupted in July in the wake of attacks blamed on Islamic extremists
ISTANBUL, Turkey (Jan. 14, 2016) — Five people were killed and 39 wounded Thursday, January 14, in a car bomb attack by Kurdish militants on a police station and adjacent housing for officers in southeastern Turkey, the provincial governorate said.
A sister company of AboitizPower’s Therma South Incorporated says Mindanao needs at least 300 megawatts of new power capacity annually for the next 5 years to address the power deficit
DAVAO CITY, Philippines (Jan. 9, 2016) — The newly-inaugurated 300-megawatt (MW) coal power plant in Davao City will only be sufficient for 2016, Davao Lights and Power Company CEO Art Millan said on Friday, January 8.
Issues on right-of-way violations, transmission towers bombing hound the region. The energy department is creating a task force to address the situation.
MANILA, Philippines (Jan. 9, 2016) — President Benigno Aquino III will convene a meeting with energy officials next week to address the worsening power situation in Mindanao due to right of way (ROW) violations and bombing of transmission towers, he said on Friday, January 8.