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2005-11-10 05:35:42

By Salem al-Ureibi BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A suicide bomber wearing an explosive vest blew himself up in a crowded Baghdad restaurant frequented by the security forces during breakfast on Thursday, killing 35 people and wounding at least 25 more, police said.

2005-09-11 04:05:17

DHAKA (Reuters) - Bangladesh police stepped up the hunt for Islamic and other militants on Sunday as they moved to reinforce security in the capital after seizing a huge stockpile of bombs and explosive materials three days ago.

2005-08-23 20:14:26

By Robin Emmott LIMA, Peru (Reuters) - A Peruvian passenger plane crashed during a severe storm in Peru's northeastern jungle on Tuesday, killing at least 40 people, police said.

2005-07-10 08:37:14

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - A bomb attack in a popular Turkish resort on Sunday wounded 20 people, including two foreign tourists, but it was not immediately clear who was behind the explosion, officials said.

Word of the Day
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.