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Latest news: Bomb

Arrest over Russia cafe blast that killed war blogger

Russia has arrested a woman suspected of blowing up a prominent war blogger in a St Petersburg cafe as nationalist politicians and commentators accuse Ukraine of the crime and called for retribution.

Russia bombs children’s hospital in Ukraine

A Russian air strike has badly damaged a children's hospital in the besieged Ukranian port city of Mariupol, burying patients under rubble and injuring women in labour, Ukraine says.

UK terror suspect ‘a Christian convert’

A suspected terrorist who blew himself up with a homemade bomb outside a hospital in northern England was a Christian convert who reportedly had an asylum claim rejected in 2014.

IS suicide bomber kills at least 46 in Afghan mosque blast

An Islamic State suicide bomber has struck at a mosque packed with Shi'Ite Muslim worshippers in northern Afghanistan, killing at least 46 people and wounding dozens in the latest security challenge to the Taliban as it transitions from insurgency to governance.

Girls’ school bombed in Pakistan, no injuries

A school for girls has been blown up in northwestern Pakistan in the first bombing targeting female education in several years, weeks after the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan.

Bomb kills 35 in Iraqi capital: officials

A suicide bomber has killed at least 35 people and wounded dozens in a crowded market in the Sadr City neighbourhood of Baghdad.