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Former military ruler Pervez Musharraf was disqualified from contesting Pakistani elections next month, crushing his ambition to "save" the troubled country.
Doctors say the nature of the injuries shows that the bomb was probably placed low on the ground, and therefore lower extremity injuries are to be expected.
Investigators stepped up a massive manhunt for attackers who devastated the Boston Marathon with two bombs that killed three people and wounded more than 140.
Organisers of the London Marathon said the race will go ahead, despite two bomb explosions that rocked the Boston Marathon.
Among the former US presidents, surviving UK prime ministers, world leaders and celebrities who made the cut are some high profile would-be guests who sent regrets.
As bombs exploded near the finish line at the Boston Marathon on Monday, so did social networks around the world.
Iranian state TV says at least 40 people have been killed by a major earthquake near the Iran-Pakistan border.
A timeline shows a list of the main bombings to hit the United States over the past decades, right back to 1920.
A timeline shows terrorist attacks on major sporting events around the world since the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich.
A Thai-born woman was jailed in Australia Tuesday for prostituting out her own daughter from the age of nine
A lengthy battle over the controversial Keystone XL pipeline, which aims to funnel oil from Canada's tar sands to coastal Texas, will be disputed.
Two men suspected of planting suitcases loaded with petrol on a high-speed train in Taiwan have been arrested in China.
What should have been a momentous celebration ended with death and horrific trauma for witnesses and participants in the Boston marathon, as two powerful blasts felled many.
Syria's President Bashar al-Assad has issued a general amnesty for crimes committed in the war-torn country prior to today.
Google is stepping in to help family and friends of Boston Marathon runners find their loved ones following explosions near the finish line.
The birthday celebration of North Korea’s founder passed without any major provocations as feared.
Two South African athletes are among the hundreds who were injured in the Boston marathon bomb blasts. The Department of International Relations is monitoring the situation.
A US military helicopter has crashed near the North Korean border during a joint US-South Korea military exercise.
US security has been beefed up, and the White House is handling the attack as an "act of terror" after Boston authorities confirmed the deaths of three people in a twin bomb blast.
The International Monetary Fund said talks on a multi-billion dollar loan to stabalise Egypt's finances has gained ground.
3 people are dead, and scores more have been injured, following twin bombings in Boston. The bombs targeted the city's annual marathon.
South African athlete Rene Kalmer was in Boston for the marathon when two explosions ripped through the finish line. She and boyfriend Andre van Wyk are safe and sound.
US President Barack Obama has hinted at the Boston bombings being planned, but stopped short of calling them a terror attack
Boston Police say there was no third explosion, as they had initially reported. Instead the third incident was a fire, unrelated to two bomb attacks. would like to send you push notifications.
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