Thai police identify Bangkok bomb attackers on CCTV

An explosion close to Erawan shrine in Bangkok, Thailand, killed at least 21 people including seven foreigners.

The tally of foreign tourists killed by the blast now stands at seven, Thai police spokesman Prawut Thavornsiri has told AFP.

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One dead, 21 injured in US consulate attack in Afghanistan

US consulate building in Herat, a former hotel
US consulate building in Herat, a former hotel

Taliban militants attacked a US consulate in western Afghanistan Friday, killing an Afghan guard and injuring 21 people including 16 civilians, police said.

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Bomb sweep at Pistorius court

Oscar Pistoirus during a previous court hearing
Oscar Pistoirus during a previous court hearing

The police’s explosives teams carried out a precautionary sweep to check for explosives inside the Pretoria Magistrate’s Court room where paralympian Oscar Pistorius would appear on Monday.

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