On this day in 1988 three suicide bombers crashed a truck through the gates of Sri Lanka’s holiest Buddhist temple, killing 8 other people, wounding 23
On this day in 1977 neo-fascists gunned down five labour lawyers near Atocha station in Madrid, and wounded four others.
On this day in 2015 a car bomb exploded in the Philippines city of Zamboanga, killing one and injuring 48.
On this day in 2015 a trolleybus in the rebel Ukrainian stronghold of Donetsk was hit by mortar fire, killing 13
On this day in 2008 a suicide bomber apparently targeting a senior security official blew himself up inside a funeral tent, killing 18 people
On this day in 2011 Somali pirates seized a Mongolian-flagged bulk carrier off the coast of Oman, and its Vietnamese crew of 24 people.
On this day in 2018 a 51 year-old woman whose husband was killed by terrorists three years earlier was also shot dead as she was going to work.
On January 18, 2018 a pregnant woman was moderately wounded by a terrorist in a stabbing attack near Jerusalem
On this day in 2016 a man wearing a swastika-emblazoned helmet and “Hitler moustache” attacked two Afghan refugees on a ski slope in Altenberg, Germany.
On this day in 2007 at least 70 people were killed at a largely Shiite university in northeastern Baghdad.