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28-Apr-2017 Kinshasa

29 civilians killed in militiamen clashes in DR Congo

At least 29 civilians were killed in clashes between Nyatura militia and National Council for Renewal and Democracy (CNRD) fighters in North Kivu province of DR Congo, the police said on Friday.The fighters of CNRD, a dissident branch of the Rwandan Hutu...

24-Apr-2017 Kabul

5 killed in Taliban attack near US base in Afghanistan

Five persons were killed and eight injured in a suicide car bombing, claimed by Taliban militants, near a US-operated military base in Afghanistans Khost city on Monday, police said."The bomber struck a security checkpoint outside Chapman Camp, a foreign...

24-Apr-2017 Damascus

7 civilians killed in Syria bombing

At least seven civilians, including one child, were killed in a bombing by unidentified military warplanes on a market in the Syrian town of Khan Sheikhoun in the north, said a British war monitor on Monday.The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR)...

23-Apr-2017 Sanaa

5 soldiers killed in Yemen explosions

Five soldiers were killed and 20 others injured in two explosions at military barracks in Yemen's Aden city, security officials said on Sunday.The explosions in Aden, which is a provisional capital for the government of Yemeni President Abd Rabbuh Mansour...

21-Apr-2017 Islamabad

Over 400 militants surrender in Pakistan's Quetta

At least 434 militants have layed down arms in Quetta, the capital city of Pakistan's southwest Balochistan province on Friday.The Geo TV said that a ceremony was held in Balochistan assembly to mark the inclusion of the militants in the national mainstream.Chief...

21-Apr-2017 Kabul

At least 50 Afghan troops killed in Taliban attack

At least 50 Afghan troops were killed on Friday and around 70 others were injured when a group of Taliban insurgents launched an attack on an army base in northern Afghanistan, a military official said.Ten Taliban militants were also killed, an Afghan Army...

20-Apr-2017 Damascus

37 killed in Syria clashes

At least 37 people were killed on Thursday in clashes between the Syrian army and rebel and Islamic factions in Syria's Hama province, a British-based war monitor reported.The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) said that among those killed were...

19-Apr-2017 Sanaa

US drone strikes kill 7 Al Qaida suspects in Yemen

Two US drone strikes have killed at least seven suspected Al Qaida operatives in Yemen's northeastern province of Marib, a security official said on Wednesday."Two Al Qaida leaders, Saleh al-Awlaki and Saeed Ba-Kadir, were targeted and killed along with...

18-Apr-2017 Damascus

23 killed in Syria airstrikes

At least 23 people were killed in airstrikes in Syria allegedly carried out by the US-led international coalition in areas under the Islamic State (IS) terror organisation's control in Syria, said a British war monitor on Tuesday.The Syrian Observatory...

17-Apr-2017 London

12 injured in London club 'acid attack'

At least 12 people suffered burn injuries in a suspected acid attack at a club in London, police said on Monday.Hundreds of revellers were evacuated from Mangle E8 in Sidworth Street, London Fields, after police were called at about 1.10 a.m., the BBC reported.The...

16-Apr-2017 Damascus

Toll from attack on Syrian evacuees rises to 112

The death toll from a massive explosion that struck a convoy of evacuees on the outskirts of Syria's Aleppo city rose to 112, a British war monitor said on Sunday.On Saturday, the blast, carried out by a suicide bomber driving a booby-trapped potato truck,...

15-Apr-2017 Damascus

22 killed as blast hits buses evacuating Syrians

At least 22 persons were killed on Saturday when a car bomb struck an area near the northern Syrian city of Aleppo where an evacuation operation was underway.According to Xinhua news agency, 48 persons were also wounded in the blast which targeted the rebel-held...

15-Apr-2017 Kabul

11 civilians die in Afghan bombing

At least 11 civilians were killed in a roadside bombing in Afghanistan's Helmand province, authorities said on Saturday."A minibus carrying civilians hit an IED in Nawa district on Friday night.The blast completely destroyed the bus and killed all the people...

15-Apr-2017 Kabul

Afghan 'mother of all bombs' toll rises to 94

The death toll of Islamic State (IS) militants killed when the US military dropped a massive GBU-43 bomb or the "mother of all bombs" in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province has risen to 94, a Kabul official said on Saturday."The number of IS militants killed...

13-Apr-2017 Kabul

10 militants killed in Afghanistan

At least 10 Taliban militants were killed during an ongoing military operation in Afghanistan's Helmand province, a military statement said on Thursday."Over the last 24 hours, 10 militants were killed and 14 others wounded during a military operation codenamed...

10-Apr-2017 New Delhi/Islamabad

India warns Pakistan after 'spy' is sentenced to death

India on Monday issued a stern warning after Pakistan sentenced to death an Indian 'spy' caught last year on charges of espionage and waging war against Islamabad.The Indian External Affairs Ministry said Kulbhushan Jadhav, whose family lives in Mumbai, was...

09-Apr-2017 Mogadishu

10 killed in Mogadishu bomb blast

At least 10 people, including Somali soldiers, were on Sunday killed in a suicide car bomb attack near the Ministry of Defence in Mogadishu, reportedly targeting the new army chief.Somalia's state news agency SONNA reported that the suicide car bomb attack...

09-Apr-2017 Cairo

33 killed in blasts at Coptic churches in Egypt

At least 33 people were killed and 77 injured in two separate bomb attacks on Coptic churches in Egypt as the Christian faithful observed Palm Sunday, one of the most important days on the religion's calendar, according to Health Ministry officials and...

09-Apr-2017 Cairo

13 die in Egypt Coptic church blast

At least 13 persons were killed in an explosion at a Coptic Church in Tanta city of northern Egypt on Palm Sunday.The blast that targeted St George's Coptic Church also left 40 people injured, the BBC reported.The cause of the explosion is not yet known...

09-Apr-2017 Jakarta

Six terror suspects killed in Indonesia

At least six terror suspects were killed in a gunfight with the police in Indonesia's East Java, an official said on Sunday.National Police spokesman Boy Rafli Amar said the killed terrorists were members of Jamaah Ansharut Daulah (JAD) cornered in a rice...

08-Apr-2017 Kabul

Nine policemen killed in Afghanistan bombing

Nine policemen were killed and five injured when the vehicle they were travelling in was struck by an improvised explosive device in Afghanistan's Balkh province, officials said on Sunday.The blast took place near Alborz mountain in Chamtal district on Saturday...

08-Apr-2017 Damascus

15 civilians killed in Syria airstrikes

At least 15 civilians including four children were killed in airstrikes in Syria's al-Raqqa city, a UK-based war monitoring group reported on Saturday.The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) said the bombing was carried out in the district of Hunaida,...

07-Apr-2017 Damascus

US hits Syrian airbase killing 15, Russia fumes

The US fired 59 Tomahawk missiles on a Syrian airbase in response to an alleged chemical weapons attack which killed civilians, drawing angry responses from Syria and its key ally Russia.The US action on Thursday night killed six Syrian soldiers and nine...

06-Apr-2017 Mogadishu

20 killed as landmine hits minibus in Somalia

At least 20 passengers were killed when their commuter minibus was hit by a landmine in Lower Shabelle region of Somalia, officials said.Deputy Governor of Lower Shabelle region for Security Affairs Ali Nure Mohamed on Thursday told reporters that Al-Shabaab...

06-Apr-2017 Damascus

IS executes 33 in Syria

The Islamic State (IS) terror group has executed 33 people in Syria, a UK-based monitoring group said on Thursday.The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) said the IS carried out the mass killing in the the al-Mayadin desert near the city of Deir Ezzor...

05-Apr-2017 Damascus

70 killed in gas bomb attack in Syria, world outraged

One of the worst chemical bombings in Syria that killed at least 20 innocent children and 50 other persons, sparked an international outrage on Wednesday and prompted the United Nations to call for a probe into the attack and to view it as a possible war...

05-Apr-2017 Baghdad

35 killed in IS attack in Iraq's Tikrit city

At least 35 persons were killed and 28 injured in a series of attacks carried out by the Islamic State militant group in the Iraqi city of Tikrit, a security source said on Wednesday.Most of the victims in the Tuesday night attacks in Salahudin province...

05-Apr-2017 Lahore

Six die in Pakistan attack

Six persons were killed and 22 injured in an attack on a convoy of census teams here in Pakistan on Wednesday.Four security personnel and two civilians were among the dead, The News International quoted a government spokesperson as saying.Punjab Law Minister...

04-Apr-2017 Kabul

16 militants killed in Afghanistan

At least 16 militants from the Taliban and the Islamic State terror group were killed in clashes in Afghanistan, said a military statement on Tuesday.Nine militants loyal to the Islamic State (IS) group were killed and two arrested after clashes erupted...

04-Apr-2017 Damascus

58 killed in Syria chemical attack

At least 58 people, including 11 children, were on Tuesday killed in a suspected chemical attack on a rebel-held town in Syria, a war monitor said.The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) said the attack struck the town of Khan Sheikhoun in Idlib...

03-Apr-2017 Kabul

Four security men killed in Afghanistan

At least four security personnel were killed when their vehicle was attacked by Taliban militants in Ghazni province on Monday, an official said."The deputy to National Directorate of Security for Paktika province, Abdul Wahab, and three others were killed...

03-Apr-2017 Kabul

24 militants killed in Afghanistan operation

At least 24 militants were killed in a military operation in Uruzgan province of Afghanistan, police said in a statement on Monday.Many villages were on Sunday cleared of militants active in the province, Tolo News cited the statement as saying.No civilian...

02-Apr-2017 Kabul

Military operations kill 9 in Afghanistan

Military operations have killed nine civilians in the southern Helmand province of Afghanistan, a local security official said."During operations which launched at 2.00 a.m. local time today (Sunday) in Malgir area of Gereshk district, nine civilians including...

02-Apr-2017 Kabul

10 militants die in Afghanistan attack

At least 10 militants were killed overnight when Afghan security forces repelled an attack by Taliban in northern Takhar province, police said on Sunday."Dozens of militants stormed Darqad district centre at mid-night (on Saturday)," Tolo News quoted a...

02-Apr-2017 Beijing

Nine killed in China house blast

At least nine persons were killed in an explosion in a house in China's Shanxi province, authorities said on Sunday.Seven persons were pulled out of debris following the blast in Linfen city on Saturday night, Xinhua news agency quoted an official as saying.The...

02-Apr-2017 Islamabad

20 people murdered in Pakistan shrine

At least 20 persons were killed and three injured by the custodian of a shrine in Sargodha city of Pakistan on Sunday morning, officials said.According to Sargodha Deputy Commissioner Liaquat Ali Chatta, custodian Abdul Waheed, believed to be suffering...

02-Apr-2017 Beijing

Six die in China house blast

At least six persons died and three went missing in a house explosion in China's Shanxi province, authorities said on Sunday.Seven persons were pulled out of debris following the blast in Linfen city on Saturday night, Xinhua news agency quoted an official...

01-Apr-2017 Cairo

16 injured in explosion at police academy in Egypt

At least 13 police and three civilians were wounded when a bomb exploded on Saturday near a police training centre in Egypt's Tanta city, country's Interior Ministry said.The explosive device was placed on a motorcycle, Efe news service reported. Security...

01-Apr-2017 Damascus

Over 2,800 killed in Syria in March

At least 2,826 people were killed in Syria in March, a Britain-based war monitoring group reported on Saturday.The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights detailed that the number of last month's casualties is similar to February, in which 2,854 people lost...

01-Apr-2017 Dhaka

3 more militants killed in Bangladesh anti-terror raid

Three more bodies of militants were found on Saturday after the police in the country's northeastern region stormed the second hideout of the Neo-JMB members holed up there, the police said.The Neo-JMB, an offshoot of the banned militant outfit Jamaatul Mujahideen...

31-Mar-2017 Peshawar

Blast near mosque kills 24 in Pakistan

At least 24 people were killed and 68 others injured on Friday in a powerful blast outside an Imambargah in Pakistan's Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province, officials said.The explosion in the crowded Noor market of Parachinar town in the province came as people...

31-Mar-2017 Kabul

33 militants killed in Afghanistan

At least 33 militants were killed by security forces in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province, a military officer said on Friday."The forces launched operations in Chaparhar and Pachiragam districts on Thursday night and so far 33 militants have been killed,...

31-Mar-2017 Islamabad

6 killed in Pakistan market blast

At least six people were killed and over 20 others injured on Friday when a powerful blast ripped through a busy market area in Pakistan, police said.The blast occurred at the Noor market in Parachinar, the largest city of the Federally Administered Tribal...

30-Mar-2017 Baghdad

13 killed in Iraq suicide attack

At least 13 people were killed and 24 others injured in a suicide attack targeting a police checkpoint near Baghdad, an Iraqi official said on Thursday.The attack took place on Wednesday night when a suicide bomber rammed his explosive-laden tanker near...

29-Mar-2017 Kabul

47 Taliban militants killed in Afghanistan

At least 47 militants were killed as government forces stormed Taliban hideouts in Farah province on Wednesday, an army official said."As the result of well-coordinated operations launched against Taliban in Bala Block district, so far 47 rebels have been...

27-Mar-2017 Dhaka

Four militants killed in Bangladesh raid, death toll rises to 10

Security forces have killed at least four militants, including a woman, who were holed up in a residential building in Bangladesh's Sylhet city, a military spokesman said on Monday.Brigadier General Fakhrul Ahsan, a spokesperson of the operation, told journalists...

27-Mar-2017 Dhaka

Bangladesh raid enters fourth day, 8 dead

The Bangladesh Army on Monday continued for a fourth day a drive in Sylhet against militants holed up in an apartment building, the media reported. Eight persons have been killed so far.After a lull after Sunday afternoon, sporadic gunfire and explosions...

26-Mar-2017 Dhaka

Six killed in blasts in Bangladesh

At least six persons, including two police officers, were killed in two explosions in Bangladesh's Sylhet city, police said on Sunday.More than 40 others were injured in the blasts on Saturday near a militant hideout in the city, some 240 km from capital...

26-Mar-2017 Dhaka

6 killed, scores injured in blasts in Bangladesh

At least six persons, including two police officials, were killed and over 40 were injured in two explosions on Saturday near a militant hideout in Sylhet city, some 240 km from capital Dhaka, local police said.Sylhet Metropolitan Police Additional Deputy...

25-Mar-2017 Damascus

16 killed in Syria airstrikes

At least 16 civilians were killed and 50 injured in airstrikes on a Syrian town on the outskirts of the country's capital, according to a war monitoring group.The United Kingdom-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported that the aerial bombings...

23-Mar-2017 Washington

Four killed in US shooting rampage

Four persons including a police officer were killed in Wisconsin, US, after a domestic dispute escalated into shootings at three different locations and a dramatic standoff between police and the suspect, officials said.The suspect is in custody, the police...

22-Mar-2017 Damascus

33 civilians killed in Syria air strike

At least 33 persons were killed during air raids, believed to have been carried out by the US-led international coalition, against a school sheltering displaced people in the Syrian province of al-Raqqa, a media report said on Wednesday.The Syrian Observatory...

22-Mar-2017

Vietnam sentences 9 to death for heroin trafficking

 A court in Vietnam has sentenced nine among 23 drug smugglers to death on charges of "illegal drug dealing, illegal possession of military weapons and no denunciation of crimes", a media report said on Wednesday.At the first instance trial that started...

20-Mar-2017 Baghdad

15 killed in Baghdad car bomb attack

At least 15 people were killed and 33 others wounded on Monday in a car bomb explosion at a marketplace in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad, a police source told Xinhua.The attack occurred in the evening when a booby-trapped car parking at a crowded marketplace...

20-Mar-2017 Kabul

14 killed in Afghan military base attack

Three soldiers and 11 militants were killed during a clash at a military base in Afghanistan's Uruzgan province, a top official said on Monday."Several armed militants stormed the army base in Tirin Kot district late Sunday night," the official told Xinhua...

20-Mar-2017 Damascus

47 killed in fighting near Damascus

At least 47 people were killed in fierce clashes between Syrian security forces and militants in capital Damascus, a war monitor reported on Monday.The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) said the victims comprised 26 security personnel and 21 militants,...

18-Mar-2017 Yaounde

9 killed in suspected Boko Haram attack

Seven attackers and two Cameroonian soldiers were killed in an attack by suspected Nigerian Islamic sect Boko Haram in Cameroon's Far North Region on Saturday.One Cameroonian army source who declined to be named told Xinhua the attackers launched attack on...

18-Mar-2017 Cairo

Air raids kill 18 militants in Egypt's Sinai

The Egyptian military killed 18 militants during recent air raids in restive North Sinai province bordering Israel and the Palestinian Gaza Strip, the military spokesman said in a statement on Saturday."The air strikes over the past few days killed 18 major,...

17-Mar-2017 Islamabad

30 terrorists, 9 security men die in Pakistan operation

More than 30 terrorists and nine security personnel have been killed in Pakistan since the army launched a major operation last month, the military said on Friday.The military announced on February 22 the start of the countrywide operation codenamed "Radd-ul-Fasaad",...

17-Mar-2017 Aden

31 Somali refugees killed in Yemen

At least 31 Somali refugees, including 12 women, were killed and dozens others were wounded when an Apache helicopter from the Arab coalition fired on their boat near Yemen's Mandeb Strait.Fishermen and medical sources at the Al Hudaydah port in the Red...

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