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US, Canadian fighter jets intercept two Russian bombers

US, Canadian fighter jets intercept two Russian bombers

US Air Force and Canadian fighter jets were scrambled to escort two Russian bombers that were travelling in the Arctic region near the North American coastline.

China air force lands bombers on South China Sea island

China air force lands bombers on South China Sea island

China's air force has landed bombers on islands and reefs in the South China Sea as part of a training exercise in the disputed region, it said in a statement.

US jets intercept Russian bombers off Alaskan coast

US jets intercept Russian bombers off Alaskan coast

The long-range Tupolev Tu-95 bombers were "intercepted and visually identified" on Friday morning by a pair of F-22 Raptors as the Russian aircraft flew just north of Alaska's Aleutian islands.

Suicide bombers kill 7 in attack on Iraq power plant

Suicide bombers kill 7 in attack on Iraq power plant

Suicide bombers killed seven people and wounded 12 in an attack on a power plant north of Baghdad on Saturday, an Iraqi security official said.

Russia bombs Syrian militants from Iran base for first time

Russia bombs Syrian militants from Iran base for first time

Russian bombers based in Iran on Tuesday struck militant targets inside Syria, the Russian Defence Ministry said, after Moscow deployed Russian aircraft to an Iranian air force base to widen its campaign in Syria.

Thai authorities hunt tourist town bombers

Thai authorities hunt tourist town bombers

Thai authorities on Saturday hunted for culprits behind a wave of bombings targeting popular holiday destinations, as businesses braced for the economic fallout from the attacks on the crucial tourism industry.

10 die as suicide bombers attack Istanbul airport

10 die as suicide bombers attack Istanbul airport

At least 10 people were killed yesterday evening in a suicide attack at the international terminal of Istanbul’s Ataturk airport

Suicide bombers hit Russia police station

Suicide bombers hit Russia police station

Three suicide bombers yesterday blew themselves up as they tried to storm a rural police station ...

Brussels prime suspect not arrested, Belgian media say

Brussels prime suspect not arrested, Belgian media say

Belgian media which earlier reported the arrest on Wednesday of a prime suspect in Tuesday's bomb attacks in Brussels said the person detained was not, in fact, Najim Laachraoui.

World condemns Brussels bombings as strike on European democracy

World condemns Brussels bombings as strike on European democracy

World leaders united in condemning the carnage in Brussels and vowed to combat terrorism, after Islamic State bombers killed around 35 people in a strike at the symbolic heart of the EU.