Solomons police remove unexploded bomb in capital

The Police Explosive Ordnance Disposal Team conducted Operation Render Safe on the un-exploded ordnance at Point Cruz.

A police statement said that this type of World War II shell is uncommon and has not been found before in Honiara's central business district.

The Solomon Star reported that the team isolated and secured the unexploded explosive shell on Tuesday after receiving a report from a construction group working there.

To remove it first requires it to be rendered safe by the properly trained unit.

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Gamato approved a dead man’s signature

The PNG Electoral Commissioner, Patilias Gamato, has accepted an Election Writ signed by a deceased returning officer.


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Suspected NIP bombers arrested, charged

New Ireland Provincial Police Commander, John Mindi, said all six were arrested and charged with attempt to cause genocide.

They appeared in court on Monday for their first mention.

Last month, a bomb was found somewhere near the Peter ToRot Conference Centre, where the counting of Kavieng Open and New Ireland Regional was taking place.

Bomb in southern Philippines kills 4, hits vice mayor convoy

The blast happened about an hour after a bomb blew up on a crowded passenger bus some 300 kilometers (190 miles) to the west, injuring at least 18 people in the town of Polomolok, officials said.

Muslim boy, 14, arrested for making clock mistaken for bomb

Ahmed Mohamed, who enjoys tinkering with electronics, proudly took the clock to MacArthur High in Irving on Monday.

But one teacher raised concerns that it looked like a bomb, prompting the school principal and several police officers to question him, search his belongings and march him from the school in handcuffs.

Police don't believe the device is dangerous, but say it could be mistaken for a fake explosive.

Man charged in plot to bomb Sept. 11 memorial in Missouri

Joshua Ryne Goldberg, 20, was arrested and charged with distributing information relating to explosives, destructive devices and weapons of mass destruction, the U.S. Attorney's Office said Thursday.

Former Argentine president on trial for bombing cover-up

The bombing represents the South American nation's worst terrorist attack.

On a day of heavy rain, several of the 13 men charged in the cover up were ushered into the court. Menem, president between 1989 and 1999, was absent. It wasn't immediately clear where the now 85-year-old was or if lawyers would represent him at this point in the trial, which is expected to last several months.

Suicide attack rocks market in Chad's capital; 14 killed

It was the third attack in N'Djamena in less than a month — a spate of violence widely believed to have been organized by Nigeria-based Islamic extremists.

"After the explosion, the provisional toll is 15 dead including the bomber," police spokesman Paul Manga said.

The victims included five men and nine women who worked at the market, Manga said, adding that 74 people were injured.

Bomb blamed on Boko Haram kills 20 in northern Nigeria

Gov. Nasir el-Rufai urged citizens to avoid crowded public places including mosques and churches as the militants widen and accelerate the pace of attacks that have killed some 300 people in a week. Boko Haram may be responding to an Islamic State group order to commit more mayhem during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.

The blast targeted government headquarters in the historic Muslim town as civil servants assembled to welcome a new chairman, El-Rufai said in an email to The Associated Press.

Iraqi fighter jet drops bomb over Baghdad, kills 12 people

The plane — one of several Sukhois used by Iraq in the fight against the Islamic State group — was returning to base when the accident happened.

Military spokesman, Brig. Gen. Saad Maan Ibrahim, told The Associated Press that a technical failure caused the Sukhoi jet to malfunction and drop the bomb, which hit a number of houses in the Iraqi capital's eastern neighborhood of New Baghdad.