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January 31, 2000: Bombing at Russian Embassy in Denmark

On this day in 2000 a lone actor tossed an incendiary device into the Russian embassy in Copenhagen, Denmark, slightly injuring a diplomat

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January 30, 2014: Hostage taking in Iraq

On this day in 2014 six Islamic State (ISIS) suicide bombers burst into an Iraqi ministry building, took hostages and killed at least 24 people

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January 29, 2008: Suicide bombing in Algeria

On this day in 2008 a car bomb attack on a police station killed two people and wounded 23 in Thenia, a town east of Algiers

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January 28, 2015: Attack in Libya

On this day in 2015 terrorists claiming allegiance to ISIS said they were responsible for an armed assault on a luxury hotel in Libya that killed at least eight people.

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January 27, 2018: Suicide bombing in Afghanistan

On this day in 2018 Afghan terrorists detonated an ambulance laden with explosives in Kabul killing at least 95 people and injured 158 others

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January 26, 2008: Car bombing in Beirut

On this day in 2008 a powerful car bomb killed one of Lebanon’s top terrorism investigators and three other people in eastern Beirut

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January 25, 1988: Suicide attack in Sri Lanka

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

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January 24, 1977: Shootings in Spain

On this day in 1977 neo-fascists gunned down five labour lawyers near Atocha station in Madrid, and wounded four others.

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January 23, 2015: Car bombing in the Philippines

On this day in 2015 a car bomb exploded in the Philippines city of Zamboanga, killing one and injuring 48.

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January 22, 2015: Mortar attack in Ukraine

On this day in 2015 a trolleybus in the rebel Ukrainian stronghold of Donetsk was hit by mortar fire, killing 13