Two bombs exploded in Algeria Friday, one killing at least 35 people and wounding dozens more as the former French colony marked its 40th independence anniversary.
The FBI identified the gunman who shot and killed two people in the Los Angeles International Airport yesterday as Hesham Mohamed Hadayet, a 41-year-old Egyptian who came to the United States ten years ago.
A gunman opened fire at the ticket counter of Israel's El Al airline at Los Angeles International Airport Thursday, killing two and wounding at least two others before being shot and killed by an airline security guard.
Despite heavy security and soaring temperatures, hundreds of thousand of spectators were expected to make their way to the National Mall in Washington, DC to mark the 226th anniversary of the country's founding.
As families of the victims held a somber ceremony at the site of the crash, prosecutors in Zurich announced they had launched a criminal investigation into whether Swiss air traffic controllers may have been responsible for the mid-air collision.
U.S. homeland security officials and agents plan to monitor some 2000 July Fourth celebrations in one of the largest security efforts following the September 11th attacks in New York, Washington and Pennsylvania.
Despite recent efforts to ease tensions between nuclear-capable rivals India and Pakistan, twelve people were killed last night during clashes within the Indian-controlled section of Kashmir. Nine of those killed were separatist militants.
Swiss air traffic controllers acknowledged Wednesday that a key collision-warning system was turned off when a cargo plane and Russian passenger jet collided over southern Germany late Monday night.
The Afghan government demanded that the United States take "all necessary measures" to avoid civilian casualties after as many as 40 civilians were killed and 100 injured by fire that may have mistakenly come from U.S. aircraft.
In a move that may spell the end of a French media giant, Jean-Marie Messier, the architect who built the utility company Vivendi into a multimedia powerhouse, resigned as the head of the company Tuesday.
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