Suicide bombing http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/29264/all en UPDATE 5-Suicide bomber kills guard at U.S. embassy in Turkey http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130201/update-1-blast-at-us-embassy-turkey-kills-at-least-one <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Bomber, Turkish guard killed in blast</p> <p>* Interior Minister blames leftist group</p> <p>* White House says motivation unclear</p> <p>* U.S., British missions call for vigilance (Adds White House, bomber's reported identity, details)</p> <p>By Jonathon Burch</p> <p>ANKARA, Feb 1 (Reuters) - A far-leftist suicide bomber killed a Turkish security guard at the U.S. embassy in Ankara on Friday, officials said, blowing open an entrance and sending debris flying through the air.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130201/update-1-blast-at-us-embassy-turkey-kills-at-least-one" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ankara Business Communism Crime Entertainment Environment Health Irregular military Politics Social Issues Suicide bombing Terrorism War Thomson Reuters Fri, 01 Feb 2013 12:16:22 +0000 5742910 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 7-Suicide bomber kills guard at U.S. embassy in Turkey http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130201/update-6-suicide-bomber-kills-guard-at-us-embassy-turkey <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Bomber, Turkish guard killed in blast</p> <p>* Prime minister blames leftist group</p> <p>* White House says motivation unclear</p> <p>* U.S., British missions call for vigilance (Adds U.N. Security Council reaction, paragraph 8)</p> <p>By Jonathon Burch</p> <p>ANKARA, Feb 1 (Reuters) - A far-leftist suicide bomber killed a Turkish security guard at the U.S. embassy in Ankara on Friday, officials said, blowing open an entrance and sending debris flying through the air.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130201/update-6-suicide-bomber-kills-guard-at-us-embassy-turkey" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Crime in Turkey Entertainment Environment Health Politics Suicide bombing Terrorism War Thomson Reuters Fri, 01 Feb 2013 19:46:03 +0000 5743490 at http://www.globalpost.com Turkish Marxist group claims US embassy attack: website http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130202/turkish-marxist-group-claims-us-embassy-attack-website <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A radical Turkish Marxist group has claimed responsibility for the suicide bomb attack at the US embassy in Ankara, according to a statement posted on the Internet on Saturday.</p> <p>The Revolutionary People's Liberation Front (DHKP-C), which the Turkish authorities had already blamed for Friday's bombing, accused the United States of being "the murderers of the world," according to a statement on the Halkin Sesi (The Voice of the People) website.</p> <p>The site carried two pictures of the bomber identified as Alisan Sanli, one of which shows him brandishing a gun.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130202/turkish-marxist-group-claims-us-embassy-attack-website" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Crime in Turkey Irregular military Suicide bombing Technology War AFP Sat, 02 Feb 2013 16:00:56 +0000 5744038 at http://www.globalpost.com Turkish US embassy suicide bomber was ill ex-prisoner http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130202/turkish-us-embassy-suicide-bomber-was-ill-ex-prisoner <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The suicide bomber who blew himself up outside the US embassy in Ankara was an ex-prisoner who suffered from a brain disorder triggered by going on hunger strike, local media and officials said Saturday.</p> <p>Officials identified the bomber as Ecevit Sanli, 40, suspected to be a militant from an outlawed leftwing group that has recently faced a crackdown by the Turkish authorities.</p> <p>He detonated a hand grenade and about six kilogrammes (13 pounds) of TNT in Friday's blast, the Ankara governor's office said in a statement.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130202/turkish-us-embassy-suicide-bomber-was-ill-ex-prisoner" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Crime in Turkey Suicide bombing Terrorism War AFP Sat, 02 Feb 2013 19:00:23 +0000 5744140 at http://www.globalpost.com Turkey cracks down on radical group after US embassy attack http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130219/turkey-cracks-down-radical-group-after-us-embassy-attack <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Turkish police launched a massive nationwide crackdown Tuesday against a radical Marxist group which claimed a suicide bomb attack against the US embassy this month, the state-run Anatolia news agency reported.</p> <p>Police issued arrest warrants for 167 people in 28 cities as part of the operation against the Revolutionary People's Liberation Front (DHKP-C), which is classified as a terrorist organisation by the United States, Anatolia said.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130219/turkey-cracks-down-radical-group-after-us-embassy-attack" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Crime in Turkey Irregular military Social Issues Suicide bombing Turkey War AFP Tue, 19 Feb 2013 11:46:31 +0000 5759789 at http://www.globalpost.com Turkey says radical group may be behind twin attacks http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130320/turkey-says-radical-group-may-be-behind-twin-attacks <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A Turkish minister said Wednesday that twin attacks in Ankara may have been the work of the same radical Marxist group which claimed a suicide bombing against the US embassy in February.</p> <p>One person was slightly wounded in simultaneous grenade and rocket attacks late Tuesday against the justice ministry and the headquarters of the ruling ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP).</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130320/turkey-says-radical-group-may-be-behind-twin-attacks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Crime in Turkey Irregular military Suicide bombing Technology War AFP Wed, 20 Mar 2013 10:30:48 +0000 5788582 at http://www.globalpost.com