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19-Nov-2017 Rabat

15 killed in stampede amid food aid distribution in Morocco

 At least 15 people died and five others injured in a stampede during distribution of food aid in Morocco's southern province of Essaouira, a media report said.The stampede, which took place in the village of Sidi Boulalam, occurred when local people rushed...

16-Nov-2017 kabul

7 killed in Kabul suicide bombing

At least seven people were killed in a suicide bomb attack outside a hotel in the Afghan capital on Thursday, police said."The attacker wanted to enter the hotel but was identified by police guarding the hotel. He then detonated his explosives in front...

15-Nov-2017 Abuja

Suicide bombers in Nigeria kill 10

Four suicide bombers have killed at least 10 people and wounded many others in the Nigerian city of Maiduguri.The attackers, who included women, detonated their explosives in the Muna district, BBC reported on Wednesday citing the police.No group has said...

15-Nov-2017 Islamabad

15 bullet-riddled bodies found in Balochistan

Fifteen bullet-riddled bodies were discovered by the security forces in Balochistan's Kech district in Pakistan on Wednesday, officials said.A senior administration officer told Dawn on condition of anonymity that the Balochistan Levies found the bodies in the...

14-Nov-2017 Los Angeles

5 killed in multiple shootings in US; gunman shot dead

At least five persons were killed following shootings at multiple locations in Tehama County in Northern California in the US, including an elementary school where at least two children were wounded.Authorities described a chaotic scene in which a gunman...

13-Nov-2017 kabul

22 policemen, 45 militants killed in Afghan attack

At least 22 policemen and 45 militants were killed after the Taliban attacked security checkpoints in Afghanistan's Kandahar province, a senior official said on Tuesday.The attack took place on Monday night in Maywand district, Xinhua news agency reported.About...

12-Nov-2017 Istanbul

34 IS suspects detained in Istanbul

The Turkish police on Sunday detained at least 34 Islamic State (IS) suspects in counter-terrorism operations across the city.The suspects were reportedly planning to carry out attacks and had previously fought for the militant group, reports Xinhua news...

11-Nov-2017 kabul

Four killed in Afghan suicide attack

Four people were killed and five others injured on Saturday in a suicide attack targeting a military camp in Afghanistan's Helmand province, a police officer said."A Taliban terrorist driving an explosive-laden car was attempting to enter the military camp...

10-Nov-2017 Tokyo

Police identifies nine bodies found in Tokyo apartment

Police have identified the nine mutilated bodies which were found in the apartment of a young Japanese man here last month, investigators said on Friday.The bodies of eight women and a man were found on October 30, at the apartment of Takahiro Shiraishi, 27,...

09-Nov-2017 Islamabad

Three policemen killed in Pakistan blast

At least three policemen were killed and four others injured on Thursday in a blast in Pakistan's Quetta city, authorities said.The explosion targeted Additional Inspector General Hameed Shakeel, who had left his residence in a vehicle shortly earlier,...

07-Nov-2017 Sanaa

50 killed, injured in fresh Saudi-led airstrikes on Yemen

 At least 50 people, including civilians, were killed and injured in fresh Saudi-led coalition airstrikes on a village in Yemen's northwest province of Hajjah on Tuesday, a provincial security official and medics said.The airstrikes targeted Harran village,...

07-Nov-2017 kabul

15 killed in police training centre attack in Afghanistan

At least 15 insurgents were killed after Taliban attacked a police training centre in Afghanistan's Wardak province on Tuesday."One terrorist detonated a car bomb at the front gate of Dasht-e-Toap Police Training Centre at evening, enabling the gunmen to...

07-Nov-2017 kabul

4 killed in IS-claimed Kabul TV station attack

At least four persons, including two attackers, were killed and 20 injured in an attack on a television station here on Tuesday.The incident occurred in the morning after two terrorists, disguised as police officers, attacked Shamshad TV, a private Pashto...

07-Nov-2017 kabul

2 killed in Kabul TV station attack

Two people were killed and three others wounded when an explosion and ensuing gunfire rocked a TV station in Kabul on Tuesday.At least four gunmen were involved in the attack at the Shamshad TV headquarters in Chaman-e-Huzuri neighbourhood in Police District...

07-Nov-2017 Rome

26 teenage girls found dead in Mediterranean Sea

 Italian authorities have launched an investigation into the cause of death of 26 teenage girls whose bodies were recovered in the Mediterranean Sea, the media reported on Tuesday.The girls, aged 14-18, were believed to have been migrants from Niger and Nigeria...

06-Nov-2017 Washington

26 worshippers killed in Texas church shooting

 A lone gunman carrying a military-style rifle opened fire on worshippers at a Baptist church in Texas killing 26 people in one of the deadliest mass shooting in the US state's history, media reports said.The attack took place on Sunday morning in Sutherland...

05-Nov-2017 Damascus

75 killed in suicide car bomb attack in Syria

At least 75 people were killed and 140 others wounded in a suicide car bomb attack carried out by the Islamic State (IS) militants in Syria's eastern province of Deir al-Zour, a monitor group reported.The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights on Sunday said...

05-Nov-2017 moscow

3 killed after gunmen attack police in Russia

At three people, including a police officer, were killed in a shootout at a traffic checkpoint in Russia's North Caucasus region of Ingushetia on Sunday, a media report said.Citing a national anti-terrorism committee statement, Interfax news agency said...

05-Nov-2017 Washington

27 killed in US church shooting, gunman identified

A single shooter walked into an US church in Texas and opened fire, leaving at least 26 worshippers dead and over two dozens injured, media reports said.The man responsible for the killing on Sunday has been identified as Devin Patrick Kelley, New York...

05-Nov-2017 Kirkuk (Iraq)

5 killed in 2 suicide bomb attacks in Iraq's Kirkuk

At least five people were killed and 15 injured on Sunday in two suicide bomb attacks targeting a paramilitary Hashd Shaabi base in the ethnically-mixed city of Kirkuk, a local police source said.The attacks occurred in the afternoon when a suicide bomber...

02-Nov-2017 New York

Five of eight killed in New York attack are Argentine

Eight persons were killed and 12 injured after a truck ploughed into pedestrians in Lower Manhattan in New York on Tuesday. Five of these victims were Argentine nationals, a statement here said.The five were celebrating their 30th graduation anniversary at...

01-Nov-2017 Kabul

15 killed in Afghan oil tanker explosion

At least 15 people were killed and 30 others injured when an oil tanker exploded in Afghanistan's Parwan province, a senior official said on Thursday.The incident occurred late Wednesday night in the provincial capital of Charikar after a bomb attached...

01-Nov-2017 New York

8 die in New York terror attack near 9/11 site, man arrested

In the second terror attack within a month in the US, a man driving a truck ploughed through cyclists and pedestrians on a street near the site of the 9/11 attack killing eight persons. The attacker was shot and arrested by the police.The suspect was identified...

01-Nov-2017 Sana'a

21 killed in air strike on hotel in Yemen

At least 21 people were killed and another seven wounded on Wednesday in an air strike by the Saudi-led Arab coalition on a hotel in northern Yemen's Sa'dah province controlled by the Houthi rebels.The attack destroyed the hotel located near a market in...

01-Nov-2017 New York

Terror attack near 9/11 site in New York kills 8

In the second terror attack within a month in the US, a man wielding a truck as a weapon on Tuesday ploughed through bicyclists and pedestrians on a street near the site of the 9/11 attack killing eight persons - most of them tourists.New York Mayor Bill...

01-Nov-2017 Kabul

Four militants killed in Afghan airstrike

 Four Taliban militants in Afghanistan's Kunduz province were killed and several injured on Wednesday in an airstrike, an army spokesman said."Acting upon intelligence input, the security forces conducted airstrikes against Taliban hideout in Nawabad area...

31-Oct-2017 Kabul

Huge blast rocks Kabul diplomatic zone

A loud explosion on Tuesday rocked the central area of this Afghan capital where many foreign embassies and government buildings are located, the media reported.The blast took place in Wazir Akbar Khan area of the capital. The cause of the explosion and...

31-Oct-2017 Kabul

IS bomber kills five outside embassies in Kabul

At least five persons were killed and many others injured when an explosion ripped through Kabul's heavily-fortified diplomatic area on Tuesday. The Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attack.The Health Ministry confirmed that at least five people,...

29-Oct-2017 Kabul

Eight militants killed in Afghanistan

At least eight militants have been killed in an Afghan forces' special operation in Logar province, said an official.The raid was conducted on Sunday in Karwar district, and among those killed in the raid was a Taliban leader named Mukhtar, provincial governor...

28-Oct-2017 Mogadishu

25 killed in Somalia hotel attack

At least 25 people were killed and 30 others injured in a suicide attack outside a popular hotel in Somalias capital city of Mogadishu, police said.The attack took place on Saturday night outside the Nasahablod 2 Hotel ahead of a high-level ministerial...

25-Oct-2017 New York

Adoptive dad charged in death of 3-year-old Indian girl in Texas

Police have charged the adoptive father of a three-year-old Indian girl in her death after he admitted that the child choked while he was making her drink milk and died in their home in Texas, according to court documents.Wesley Mon Mathews had earlier told...

22-Oct-2017 Islamabad

Eight militants killed in Pakistan

At least eight militants were shot dead by security forces in Pakistan's Karachi city.On Saturday night, troops from the Pakistan Rangers and the counter-terror police department surrounded a building in Karachi where the terrorists were hiding, leading...

21-Oct-2017 Kabul

Toll in Afghan suicide attacks reaches 72

The toll in two suicide attacks that took place in Kabul and Ghor province has increased to 71 with 83 others injured, Afghan authorities said on Saturday.The Islamic State (IS) terror group has claimed responsibility for the attacks that took place on Friday...

21-Oct-2017 Kabul

Rockets fired in Kabul's diplomatic area

Three rockets were fired onto a diplomatic area in Kabul on Saturday, Afghan police and witnesses said."The attack occurred at around 6.10 a.m., and the rockets struck localities in Police District 10 and Police District 9," a witness told Xinhua news agency.However,...

21-Oct-2017 Brasilia

Brazil police arrests 108 in anti-paedophilia operation

Police in Brazil have arrested 108 people in the biggest operation ever against paedophiles in Latin America, the media reported on Saturday.Suspects were arrested in 24 states and the capital, Brasilia, reports the BBC.On Friday, Justice Minister Torquato...

20-Oct-2017 Kabul

Nearly 70 killed in attacks in Afghanistan

Nearly 70 people were killed on Friday in a two suicide attacks on mosques in Afghanistan's capital and in the western province of Ghor, officials said.A suicide bomber detonated explosives inside a mosque in a neighbourhood of Kabul predominantly populated...

20-Oct-2017 Kabul

30 killed in two Afghan mosque blasts

At least 30 people were killed and 45 others wounded after two suicide blasts ripped through mosques in Kabul and Ghor province, respectively, on Friday, the Interior Ministry said.In the Kabul attack, 20 worshippers were killed and 40 others wounded after...

19-Oct-2017 Aden, Yemen

US airstrike kills 5 Al Qaeda militants in Yemen

At least five militants of the Yemen-based Al Qaeda branch were killed when a US drone strike hit their vehicle in the country's central province of al-Bayda on Thursday, a security official told Xinhua."The pilotless aircraft hit a vehicle belonging to...

19-Oct-2017 Islamabad

20 labourers injured in Pakistan attack

A hand grenade attack at a restaurant in Pakistan's Balochistan province has left 20 labourers injured on Thursday, the media reported.The labourers were dining at the restaurant in the coastal city of Gwadar when unidentified militants hurled hand grenades...

18-Oct-2017 Islamabad

Seven policemen killed in Pakistan blast

Seven policemen were killed and 22 injured in an explosion in Quetta in Pakistan on Wednesday.The incident occurred in the Sariab Mill area on the Quetta-Sibbi Road, Dawn reported.Security sources claimed that a roadside bomb exploded just as a police vehicle...

17-Oct-2017 kabul

53 die as Taliban hit Afghan police centre

Twin suicide bombings and gunfire on a police training centre in Afghanistan's eastern province of Paktia on Tuesday left at least 53 people dead, including a provincial police chief, and over 150 wounded in a gory terror attack.Among the dead were included...

17-Oct-2017 kabul

41 killed in Afghan Taliban attack

Twin suicide bombings and gunfire on a police training centre in Afghanistan's eastern province of Paktia on Tuesday killed at least 41 people including the provincial police chief and wounded over 200 others, officials said.The dead also included training...

17-Oct-2017 Kabul

20 killed in Afghan suicide attack

At least 20 people were killed and over 160 others injured on Tuesday in a suicide attack next to a police training centre in Afghanistan's Paktia province, a senior official said.The casualties include training centre members, police personnel and civilians....

16-Oct-2017 Islamabad

5 killed in drone attack in Pakistan

Five people were killed in a drone attack targeting a militant house in northwestern Pakistan late on Monday, a media report said.Reports said the attack took place in Kurram Agency in northwestern Pakistan bordering Afghanistan and four or six missiles were...

16-Oct-2017 abuja

6 killed in central Nigeria attack

The Nigerian Police has confirmed that six people were killed and scores others injured following a predawn attack in the central state of Plateau.Police on Sunday said that unknown gunmen, carrying sophisticated weapons, stormed the Taagbe village in the...

15-Oct-2017 Mogadishu

Toll from Mogadishu truck bomb attack rises to 65

At least 65 people were killed when a truck bomb went off outside a hotel and market in the centre of the Somali capital of Mogadishu, security officials told EFE on Sunday.The bombing attack, which took place on Saturday, was the most deadly attack to...

14-Oct-2017 Mogadishu

40 killed in Mogadishu bomb blast

At least 40 persons were killed and several injured in a deadly bomb explosion near a popular hotel in the Somali capital of Mogadishu on Saturday, the police said.Adan Mohamed, a witness, told Xinhua that a vehicle loaded with explosives exploded at the...

14-Oct-2017 kabul

10 IS militants killed in Afghanistan

Afghan security forces on Saturday killed 10 Islamic State (IS) militants after repulsing an attack outside Assadabad, police said."Mullah Zahir, a local commander of the IS group, was among those killed in the fighting," police chief Juma Gul Hemat told reporters.Two...

12-Oct-2017 Baghdad

10 killed in Iraq suicide bombing

At least 10 persons were killed and 20 others wounded in a suicide bomb attack on a cafe in Iraq's Anbar, police said.The attack took place on Wednesday night when a suicide bomber detonated his explosive vest at the cafe in the city of Heet, around 160...

10-Oct-2017 Imphal

Drugs seized, four arrested near Manipur-Myanmar border

Four drug traffickers carrying narcotic pills valued at Rs 60 lakh in the international market have been arrested near the Manipur-Myanmar border, police said on Tuesday.The drug traffickers, arrested by the 12 Assam Rifles personnel from Khudengthabi area...

06-Oct-2017 Damascus

27 killed in Syria attacks

At least 27 people were killed in a targeted bombing and a rocket attack in the Syrian city of Deir al-Zor, authorities said on Friday.The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) said 14 people died in an alleged bombing by Russian aircraft targeting...

06-Oct-2017 Islamabad

Balochistan shrine attack toll reaches 20

The death toll in a suicide attack at a shrine in Pakistan's Balochistan province has increased to 20 with more than 30 others injured, authorities said on Friday.The toll was confirmed early Friday morning by the district authorities, reports Dawn news.The...

05-Oct-2017 Naseerabad (Pakistan)

12 dead in suicide blast at Balochistan shrine

At least 12 people were killed and eight injured in a suicide blast at a shrine in Balochistan's Jhal Magsi, police said.Deputy Commissioner Asadullah Kakar said 12 people have died in the blast while Balochistan spokesman Anwarul Haq Kakar confirmed it...

03-Oct-2017 Los Vegas

Las Vegas shooter stockpiled 42 weapons in his home, hotel

Stephen Paddock, the shooter who killed 59 people and injured more than 500 at a music concert here, had stockpiled a total of 42 firearms in his 32nd floor hotel room and at his home, 130 km away from the site of the massacre, officials said.Authorities found...

02-Oct-2017 las vegas

50 killed as gunman opens fire at Las Vegas concert

At least 50 people were killed and more than 200 injured in a mass shooting at a country music concert here. The lone attacker was later killed by the police.Las Vegas Metro Police Sheriff Joseph Lombardo confirmed the death toll in the attack at the city's...

02-Oct-2017 kabul

Airstrike kills 12 Afghan security personnel

Twelve security personnel were killed after Afghan aircraft mistakenly pounded their positions in Helmand province, a defence official said on Monday."The airstrike took place in Otrang village of Gereshk district on a position where Afghan troops were involved...

01-Oct-2017 Damascus

3,000 killed in Syria in September: Monitor

 At least 3,000 people including 955 civilians were killed in September in the ongoing civil war, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Sunday.Over 70 per cent of the civilians were killed in airstrikes, the monitor's head Rami Abdel Rahman said.The...

30-Sep-2017 Damascus

28 civilians killed in Syria bombings

At least 28 civilians were killed in bombings in Syria's Idlib province, the Syrian Observatory For Human Rights (SOHR) reported on Saturday.Two unidentified aircraft bombed a residential area in Armanaz village, reports Efe news.The second bombing caused...

28-Sep-2017 Mogadishu

Car bomb kills 7 in Somalia

Seven people were killed and dozens more wounded on Thursday when a car packed with explosives detonated outside a restaurant in Mogadishu, Somali officials said.While no group issued a claim of responsibility for the attack, police suspect that al-Shabaab,...

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