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3 cops injured in Maguindanao blast

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IED BLAST. Three cops are injured in Mamasapano, Maguindanao after an improvised explosive device went off. Photo courtesy of Chief Superintendent Reuben Theodore Sindac/PNP

An improvised explosive device attached to a police vehicle goes off in Mamasapano, Maguindanao

MANILA, Philippines (May 9, 2017) — At least 3 policemen were injured on Tuesday, May 9, after an improvised explosive device (IED) attached to a police vehicle exploded in Mamasapano, Maguindanao. Continue reading 3 cops injured in Maguindanao blast

2 dead, 6 injured in twin Quiapo blasts

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QUIAPO BLAST. An explosion rocks Quiapo near the Islamic Center on May 6, 2017. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

The blasts take place a week after an explosion in the area hurt 14 people

MANILA, Philippines (May 6, 2017) — Two people were killed and 6 others injured in two explosions in Quiapo, Manila, on Saturday, May 6. Continue reading 2 dead, 6 injured in twin Quiapo blasts

Huge manhunt after Brussels attacks horror

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BLOWN AWAY. Destroyed windows at the terminal building after explosions at Brussels Airport in Zaventem near Brussels, Belgium, March 22, 2016. Laurent Dubrule/EPA
The bombings will raise fresh questions about the continent’s ability to cope with the terror threat, and underscores doubts about how Belgium has allowed extremism to develop unchecked

BRUSSELS, Belgium (Mar. 23, 2016) — Belgium pressed a huge manhunt Wednesday, March 23, after Islamic State (ISIS) bombers attacked Brussels airport and a metro train, killing around 35 people Continue reading Huge manhunt after Brussels attacks horror

World condemns Brussels bombings as strike on European democracy

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CRISIS MEETING. French president Francois Hollande (C) speaks with Prime Minister Manuel Valls (R) and minister of defence Jean-Yves Le Drian (L) after they held a crisis defense meeting at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France, March 22, 2016. Photo by Ian Langsdon/EPA
World leaders unite in condemning the carnage in Brussels and vowed to combat terrorism

BRUSSELS, Belgium (Mar. 23, 2016) — World leaders united Tuesday, March 22, in condemning the carnage in Brussels and vowed to combat terrorism, after Islamic State (ISIS) bombers killed around 35 people in a strike at the symbolic heart of the EU.

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Around 35 dead in Brussels explosions claimed by ISIS

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BRUSSELS AIRPORT. Passengers and airport staff are evacuated from the terminal building after explosions at Brussels Airport in Zaventem near Brussels, Belgium, March 22, 2016. Photo by Laurent Dubrule/EPA
The fact that extremists are able to hit high-profile targets in Brussels just months after ISIS killed 130 people in Paris will raise fresh questions about the continent’s ability to cope with the terror threat

BRUSSELS, Belgium (Mar. 23, 2016) — A series of explosions claimed by the Islamic State (ISIS) group ripped through Brussels airport and a metro train on Tuesday, March 22, killing around 35 people in the latest attacks to bring bloody carnage to the heart of Europe.

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