Blast in Ugandan capital Kampala kills one, injures five

An explosion in Uganda’s capital Kampala, that killed one and injured five, was “a terrorist act”, according to President Yoweri Museveni, who promised to hunt down those responsible. Police said the “serious blast” occurred at about 9pm (18:00 GMT) at Read More …

Yemen war: Deadly landmines blight the lives of children on western coast

Abdullah Ahmed Abdullah used to have a carefree life, sailing on the sea with his father and brothers looking for fish instead of going to school. The 11-year-old is from a coastal village in Hodeidah’s Duraihimi district, where most of Read More …

B.C. man who detonated homemade bombs in Edmonton bank robberies sentenced to 9½ years prison

A British Columbia man who built bombs and used them to rob two Edmonton banks in 2018 was on Friday sentenced to nine-and-a-half years in prison. With credit for time already served, Justin Byron, 41, has just under five years Read More …

6 Pakistani security personnel die in 3 terror attacks

Six Pakistani security personnel were killed in three attacks in different parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) and Balochistan in two days. Four personnel including two FC soldiers Lance Naik Mudassir and Sepoy Jamshed and two police constables Abdul Samad and Read More …

New analysis puts more accurate figure on size of last year’s Beirut blast

New light has been shed on the size of the explosion in Beirut, Lebanon in August 2020 that killed more than 200 people and injured thousands more. Estimate of the explosive yield of the blast, which resulted from the detonation Read More …

NYPD’s newest canine members specially bred to sniff out explosives in seconds

The NYPD’s newest canine members are truly bred for the job. The four-legged constables, known as Transit Enhanced Detection Dogs (TEDD), are truly one of a kind, according to Lieutenant John Pappas of the NYPD Transit Bureau K-9 Division. While Read More …