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Bomb-laden car explodes near central bank in Yemen's Aden – sources

ADEN: A car laden with explosives blew up near the headquarters of Yemen’s central bank in the southern city of Aden on Saturday and five people were injured, local security sources said. Security guards fired at the car as it moved at high speed towards the bank’s building and it then blew up, they said.… Read More »

Mexico stops truck with 121 Central American migrants bound for US

MEXICO CITY: Immigration authorities in southern Mexico stopped a truck carrying 121 Central American migrants with signs of asphyxiation and dehydration, the National Migration Institute said in a statement on Thursday. Migration officials stopped the truck during a routine operation in the southern state of Tabasco, and were alerted to the migrants inside when they… Read More »

Islamic State claims suicide bomb that kills 9 in central Baghdad

BAGHDAD: At least nine people were killed in Baghdad late on Monday in a car bomb attack claimed by Islamic State near a hospital in a central district, police and hospital sources said. A suicide bomber had targeted a gathering of Shi’ite Muslims in the Karrada district, according to a statement circulated online by the… Read More »

Brussels central station evacuated amid heightened security fears

BRUSSELS: Brussels central train station was evacuated for about an hour on Sunday because of a suspicious suitcase amid heightened security fears in the Belgian capital after a huge anti-terror operation led to three men being charged with terrorism offences. The suitcase later turned out to be a false alarm but shows Belgium’s high state… Read More »