Nasser bin Ali al-Ansi, a leader of the Yemeni branch of al Qaeda (Aqap), speaks via a video posted on YouTube. Photograph: Reuters/YouTube via Reuters TV

For Osama bin Laden and Anwar al-Awlaki, al-Qaeda leaders assassinated by the US at a five-month interval in 2011, Wednesday’s claim of responsibilit(...)

Residents of Bucharest protect themselves from  crossfire between an army tank and pro-Ceausescu troops during clashes in the Republican square in Bucharest on December 23rd, 1989. Photograph: Reuters

1916 Rising detainees return Hundreds of Irish prisoners, including Seán T O’Kelly and Arthur Griffith, arrived in Dublin on Christmas Day following t(...)

A  fireman runs through the rubble of the Alfred P. Murrah federal building April, 1995,  after the explosion destroyed the federal building, killing 168 people.  Timothy McVeigh was convicted of the bombing. Photograph: Reuters
Timeline: Terror in The US
  • US
  • April 17, 2013, 06:00

February 26th, 1993 A bomb in a van explodes in the underground World Tr(...)