On April 30, 1980 six gunmen seized the Iranian Embassy in London, taking 21 hostages, two of whom they killed
On April 29, 1975 a South African Jew took 20 people hostage at the Israeli Consulate in Johannesburg, South Africa
On April 28, 1903 members of the Boatmen blew up the French vessel Guadalquivir as it lay in Thessaloniki harbour, killing absolutely no one
On April 27, 2011 a bomb targeted the head of engineering and nanotechnology at a Mexican university in an anti-technology’ attack.
On April 26, 2003 a bomb ripped through a Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant at Jakarta’s airport, injuring 11 people
On this day in 2009 11 children were killed by a bomb placed outside a girls’ school in Pakistan after they mistook the device for a toy
On this day in 2006 three bombs ripped through a tourist hub in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula killing 23 and wounding scores.
On April 23, 2016 ISIS killed a teacher in Bangladesh demonstrating just how much the terrorist group fears the liberating power of education
On this day in 1988, indigenous terrorists, known collectively as the Kanak and Socialist National Liberation Front attacked a gendarmerie, killing 3 gendarmes and taking 27 unarmed hostages on the island of Ouvéa in New Caledonia
On this day in 2004, a suspected Al Qaeda suicide bomber detonated his vehicle at the gates of a government building in Riyadh killing five and wounding 148.