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18-Jan-2019 Bogoto

21 killed in Colombia car bombing

At least 21 people were killed in a car bomb attack at a police academy in the Colombian capital of Bogota, authorities said.An SUV laden with explosives was blown up on Thursday in the General Francisco de Paula Santander Officer's School, reports Efe...

16-Jan-2019 Nairobi

Six killed in terror attack at Nairobi hotel complex

Kenya's government on Tuesday said the situation was under control after six people were killed and some 30 others wounded in a terrorist attack at an upscale hotel and office complex in this capital."I can now report we have secured all the buildings," Interior...

11-Jan-2019 Moscow

43 kg heroin seized in Russia

The Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) on Thursday said it has seized 43 kg of heroin.During the operation, FSB officers detained active members of a cross-border criminal group while they were transferring drugs in a forest here, Xinhua news agency...

07-Jan-2019 Qala-e-Naw (Afghanistan)

21 Afghan security forces, 15 militants killed in clashes

At least 21 Afghan soldiers, police personnel and 15 Taliban militants have been killed in clashes in Badghis province as fighting rages in the country, officials said on Monday.In one incident, three Army soldiers, 11 Afghan Local Police (ALP) personnel...

29-Dec-2018 Cairo

Four killed in bombing of tourist bus near Egypt's pyramids

An explosion on Friday targeting a bus carrying Vietnamese tourists on an excursion to the Giza pyramids left four people dead and 10 others wounded, Egyptian authorities said.Three of the tourists were killed along with the tour guide, an Egyptian citizen,...

25-Dec-2018 kabul

Afghan government office attack toll reaches 43

 The death toll of a terrorist attack on a government office here in Afghanistan rose to 43 as many injured succumbed to their injuries, an Afghan Public Health Ministry official said on Tuesday.Earlier reports had put the casualty at 28 civilians, one police...

11-Dec-2018 kabul

6 killed in Taliban attack on Afghan security forces

At least four members of the Afghan security forces and two civilians were killed on Tuesday in a suicide car bombing by Taliban targeting a military convoy in a district of Kabul province.The attack took place in the morning when a suicide bomber detonated...

10-Dec-2018 Mogadishu

US army kills 4 al-Shabab militants in Somalia

The US military has said its special forces conducted an airstrike in Somalia on Saturday, killing four al-Shabab militants.The US Africa Command (Africom) said the collective self-defence airstrike which was carried in cooperation with the Somali government...

28-Nov-2018 Ghazni (Afghanistan)

Afghan forces kill 26 militants

Up to 26 militants have been killed and more than 20 others injured as troops, backed by air force, targeted Taliban hideouts in Afghanistan's eastern province of Ghazni, the Army said on Wednesday.The government forces have been targeting Taliban hideouts...

26-Nov-2018 kabul

18 Afghan policemen killed in Taliban attack

At least 18 Afghan policemen were killed after the Taliban attacked a convoy in Farah province, an official said on Monday."Militants attacked a police convoy in Juwayn district on Sunday evening. The initial information found that 18 police personnel were...

23-Nov-2018 Islamabad

Blast kills 30 people in Pakistan

At least 30 people were killed and over 40 injured when a blast ripped through a marketplace in Pakistan's Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province on Friday.The explosion apparently took place near an imambargah in Orakzai tribal district's Kalaya Bazaar, Dawn reported."The...

21-Nov-2018 Islamabad

Blast kills 3 children in Pakistan

At least three children were killed and two others critically injured in a blast on Wednesday in Pakistan's northwest Swat, the media reported.According to Geo TV, the blast took place when the children were playing with a mortar shell in a field in Arkot...

20-Nov-2018 kabul

Suicide bomb attack in Kabul kills at least 50

A suicide bombing on Tuesday at a hall in Kabul where hundreds of religious scholars had gathered to commemorate the Prophet  Muhammad's birthday left at least 50 people dead and more than 70 others wounded, officials said.The attack was carried out...

20-Nov-2018 Chicago

4 killed in Chicago shooting

Four people have died in a shooting at a Chicago hospital, including two female members of staff, a police officer and the gunman himself, Mayor Rahm Emanuel said.The incident comes just days after some US medical professionals became involved in an online...

15-Nov-2018 Damascus

20 IS militants killed by US-led airstrikes in Syria

At least 20 Islamic State (IS) militants have been killed over the past 24 hours as a result of US-led airstrikes on the IS-held areas in eastern Syria, a war monitor group reported on Wednesday.The IS militants were killed as the US-led coalition has been...

12-Nov-2018 Kabul

Suicide blast near Hazara protests in Kabul kills 6

At least six people were killed and 20 others were wounded in a suicide blast here on Monday near a protest site where hundreds of people, mostly members of the persecuted Shia minority Hazara, were demanding more security in the Hazara-dominated central...

10-Nov-2018 Rio De Janeiro

11 killed in police-robber shooting in Brazil

At least 11 people were killed in a shootout with police after a bank robbery in the northeast region of Brazil, authorities said on Friday.The shootout occurred on Thursday night after police located the house where the alleged bank robbers were hiding...

10-Nov-2018 Mogadishu

Several Killed, 45 wounded in Somalia car-bomb attacks

Three car-bomb explosions on Friday outside a luxury hotel in the Somali capital left at least 14 people dead and 45 others wounded, media reported.The al-Shabaab terrorist group claimed responsibility for the attacks, which took place during the afternoon...

08-Nov-2018 Washington

12 killed in California bar shooting

At least 12 people, including a police officer, were killed after a gunman forced his way into a popular bar in the US state of California and opened fire, officials said. The shooter was later found dead at the scene.According to the police, the shooting...

08-Nov-2018 Kabul

16 Talibans killed in Afghanistan

Afghan forces killed 16 Taliban militants and injured 19 others while evicting them from several villages in Dand-e-Ghori area in Baghlan province, police said Thursday."The security forces have recaptured several villages including the main base of Taliban...

03-Nov-2018 Miami

2 killed in Florida yoga studio shooting

Two people were killed and four others critically injured in a shooting at a yoga studio in the US state of Florida, police said.According to the Chief of Police, Michael DeLeo, one of the victim was the shooter, who allegedly fatally shot himself after...

31-Oct-2018 Kabul

7 killed in Kabul prison suicide bombing

At least seven people were killed and eight others wounded after a suicide bomber struck a vehicle carrying prison employees on the outskirts of capital on Wednesday, officials said.Kabul police spokesperson Basir Mujahid told Pajhwok Afghan News the suicide...

31-Oct-2018 kabul

6 killed in Kabul prison suicide bombing

At least six people were killed and eight others wounded after a suicide bomber struck a vehicle carrying prison employees in the capital on Wednesday, officials said.Kabul police spokesperson Basir Mujahid told Pajhwok Afghan News the suicide attack occurred...

28-Oct-2018 Washington

11 people killed, 6 injured in US shooting

At least 11 people were killed and six others were injured after a gunman opened fire Saturday morning inside a synagogue in Pittsburgh, US state of Pennsylvania, a city official said.No children were among the fatalities and the six injured include four...

27-Oct-2018 kabul

6 killed in Afghan suicide bombing

At least six people were killed and 12 injured on Saturday in a Taliban car bomb attack in front of a police base in Afghanistan's Maidan Wardak province.At 8.30 a.m., a suicide bomber detonated a vehicle laden with explosives as a car carrying police personnel...

27-Oct-2018 Islamabad

Pakistan gives death sentence to 14 terrorists

Pakistani Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa has confirmed death sentences to 14 terrorists belonging to banned militant groups, the military said.Eight others have been sent to jail by the military courts, the Pakistani Army's media wing Inter-Services Public...

25-Oct-2018 Mogadishu

50 killed in Somalia inter-clan clashes

At least 50 people have been killed and about 100 others injured in fierce fighting in Somalia's breakaway region of Somaliland in the past two days, local officials said on Wednesday.Abdirashid Hussein Arab, governor of Sool region, said the inter-clan...

22-Oct-2018 Washington

Six shot in Florida, suspect on run

Six people were shot, leaving three of them in critical condition, in Jacksonville in the US state of Florida, police said Sunday.All six victims were adults, Xinhua news agency quoted deputies as saying.Local reports said the incident took place blocks...

20-Oct-2018 kabul

5 killed, 118 injured in Afghanistan's polling day violence

At least five people were killed and 118 injured in a series of violent attacks and explosions in Afghanistan as the long-awaited parliamentary elections got underway in the militancy-plagued country on Saturday.In Kabul, blasts killed at least three people...

20-Oct-2018 kabul

1 killed, 47 injured in Afghanistan's polling day bombings

Several blasts were reported from different parts of Afghanistan on Saturday, killing at least 1 person and wounding 47, as Afghans voted in the long-awaited parliamentary elections.Blasts were reported from Kabul and the provinces of Kapisa and Logar (east),...

17-Oct-2018 Lashkar Gah (Afghanistan)

Poll candidate killed in Afghan blast

A bomb ripped through the campaign office of a leading parliamentary candidate in Afghanistan's Helmand province on Wednesday, killing him and injuring eight others, the police said.The blast took place at around 10 a.m. when (candidate) Abdul Jabar Qahraman...

17-Oct-2018 Moscow

18 killed in Crimea college attack

A teenage student detonated an explosive device and opened fire at a technical college in Russian-annexed Crimea on Wednesday, killing at least 18 people and injuring 40 others before turning the gun on himself, Russia's investigative committee said.Investigators...

17-Oct-2018 Moscow

10 killed as explosion rocks college in Crimea

At least 10 people were killed and around 50 were injured on Wednesday in an explosion at a college in Russian-annexed Crimea.Kremlin spokesperson Dmitry Peskov said anti-terror authorities were examining the possibility that the blast, which hit the polytechnic...

17-Oct-2018 Juba (Sudan)

17 civilians killed in South Sudan fighting

At least 17 civilians have been killed and several others injured in clashes between two rebel factions in South Sudan's border town of Yei in the southwest of the country, the police said on Tuesday.Police spokesman Daniel Justine said the latest fighting...

14-Oct-2018 Sanaa

17 killed in Saudi-led airstrike in Yemen's Hodeidah

At least 17 passengers fleeing escalating war in Yemen's war-torn port city of Hodeidah were killed on Saturday when a Saudi-led coalition airstrike hit two buses near a security checkpoint, a provincial hospital official said.The airstrike hit the buses...

14-Oct-2018 kabul

16 killed in 2 attacks on Afghan election campaigns

At least 16 people were killed Saturday and 36 wounded in two attacks against Afghanistan's ongoing parliamentary election campaign ahead of next week's vote, authorities told Efe.The first attack occurred in Takhar province in the country's northeast,...

13-Oct-2018 kabul

12 killed in Afghan election rally blast

At least 12 people were killed after a blast ripped through an election campaign rally in Afghanistan's Takhar province on Saturday, officials said.The motorcycle bomb was detonated in the afternoon targeting the campaign rally of Nazifa Beg Yusufi, a candidate...

02-Oct-2018 Jalalabad (Afghanistan)

14 killed in Afghan poll rally suicide bombing

At least 14 people were killed and 47 were wounded in a suicide bomb attack at an election rally in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province on Tuesday,  officials said.Provincial government spokesman Attaullah Khogyani said that the bomber detonated an explosive...

02-Oct-2018 Jalalabad (Afghanistan)

13 killed in Afghan poll rally suicide bombing

At least 13 people were killed and 30 others were wounded after a suicide bombing ripped through an election rally in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province on Tuesday, officials said.The bombing occurred at parliamentary election candidate Abdul Nasir Mohmand's...

01-Oct-2018 Mogadishu

2 killed as car bombing hits EU convoy in Somalia

At least two people were killed when a suicide car bomb struck an EU mission convoy in the Somali capital on Monday, officials said.Abdikadir Abdirrahman, Director of Amin Ambulances, told Xinhua news agency that emergency crew transported four injured...

22-Sep-2018 Tehran

24 killed as gunmen open fire on Iranian military parade

At least 24 people, including civilians were killed and over 50 injured when gunmen disguised as soldiers opened fire on an elite military parade in the Iranian city of Ahvaz on Saturday.The dead and wounded were both military personnel and civilians, including...

22-Sep-2018 Tehran

10 killed in attack on Iranian military parade

At least 10 people were killed and 21 ,including a child and a woman, were injured in an attack on a military parade in Iran's Khuzestan province on Saturday, the media reported.The parade was part of nationwide celebrations in Iran to mark the 30th anniversary...

21-Sep-2018 Washington

US shooting : Woman kills three, turns gun on herself

A woman shot dead three persons and injured three more before turning the gun on herself in an attack at a warehouse complex in Maryland in the US, police said.The shooting happened on Thursday at a pharmacy distribution centre in Perryman, near Baltimore,...

19-Sep-2018 Lucknow

Woman, two children burnt to death in UP

A woman and hertwo children were burnt to death in Uttar Pradesh's Gorakhpur district on Wednesday when a fire broke out in their house, police said.The fire, apparently caused by a short circuit, broke out in a house in Baria Tola village.Sushila, 25,...

18-Sep-2018 Nairobi

12 dead babies found in boxes, plastic bags in Kenya

Twelve dead babies have been found stuffed in boxes and plastic bags in a Kenyan hospital, prompting an investigation on the orders of Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko.Sonko said he went to the Pumwani Maternity Hospital on Monday after he received reports of negligence."During...

12-Sep-2018 kabul

58 Taliban militants killed in Afghanistan

At least 58 Taliban militants were killed and several others wounded following separate air and ground operations in Uruzgan and Kandahar provinces, officials said on Wednesday.More than 100 Talibans attacked two security posts on Uruzgan province's main...

11-Sep-2018 Brasilia

55 inmates remain at large following Brazilian prison break

Fifty of the 105 inmates who escaped from a maximum-security prison in Brazil's Paraiba state have been apprehended while the 55 others still remain at large, officials said.On Monday, some 20 men armed with rifles and explosives arrived at the prison in four...

10-Sep-2018 Washington

Grocery store shooting in US kills 2

Two men have been fatally shot at a grocery store in the US state of Minnesota, officials said.Police officers were called on Sunday to the shooting site at Emerson Food Market in north Minneapolis where they found one man was dead from an apparent gunshot...

09-Sep-2018 Baghdad

15 killed, 190 wounded in protests in Iraq's Basra

The Iraqi Ministry of Health has said 15 people have been killed and 190 others wounded since violent protests against worsening living conditions broke out in Basra several days ago."The casualties come from both demonstrators and security forces," the...

07-Sep-2018 Washington

Four including gunman killed in US shooting

A gunman opened fire at a building in Cincinnati, in the US state of Ohio, killing three persons and injuring five others, officials said on Thursday."Five victims injured, three dead. Suspect is dead. Three or four officers responded and engaged the shooter,"...

03-Sep-2018 Abuja (Nigeria)

11 killed in Nigeria attack

Eleven persons were killed and 12 others injured in an attack in Nigeria's Jos city, police said on Monday.The attackers stormed Lopandet Dwei Du area of the city on Sunday and unleashed terror by shooting indiscriminately at the residents, Xinhua news agency...

03-Sep-2018 Tripoli (Libyan)

400 inmates escape from prison in Libya's Tripoli

Four hundred inmates of Ain Zara prison in the Libyan capital Tripoli on Sunday escaped as clashes between government forces and militias intensified, according to the Judicial Police Department of Libya's Ministry of Justice."A state of rebellion erupted...

03-Sep-2018 Yangon

Myanmar jails 2 Reuters reporters for 7 years

Two Reuters reporters were jailed on Monday for seven years for violating a state secrets act during their reporting of the Rohingya crisis, a court said, in the case that has drawn outrage for its attack on media freedom.The two journalists were being tried...

30-Aug-2018 kabul

7 militants killed, 5 injured in Afghan gun battle

At least seven Taliban militants were killed and five injured in a clash with security forces in Afghanistan's Maiwand district, police said on Thursday.The clash, which took place late on Wednesday, flared-up after the militants stormed some security checkpoints...

30-Aug-2018 Abuja (Nigeria)

8 killed in Nigeria attack

Eight people were killed and three injured in an attack by suspected cattle raiders in Nigeria's Foron district, police said on Thursday.Ninety five houses were burned and 310 cows were stolen by the attackers, who wreaked havoc in the Barkin Ladi area on...

29-Aug-2018 Cairo

20 militants killed in anti-terror raids in Egypt

The Egyptian Army on Wednesday said that 20 militants have been killed over the past few days in anti-terror raids in Sinai province and the Western Desert region.In Sinai, the forces have killed 13 militants, destroyed 18 hideouts and captured 18 wanted...

29-Aug-2018 Lamu (Kenya)

5 soldiers killed, 10 injured in Kenya blast

At least five Kenyan soldiers were killed and 10 seriously injured in a blast in Kenya's Lamu region early on Wednesday, officials said.Kenya Defence Force (KDF) spokesman Paul Njuguna confirmed the incident which took place at around 8 a.m.The incident...

27-Aug-2018 kabul

Over 50 Taliban militants killed in Afghanistan

Over 50 militants were killed and dozens injured as aircrafts pounded Taliban positions in Afghanistan's Faryab province on Monday, an official said.A group of Taliban militants blocked a road to target military convoys but the government forces in efforts...

25-Aug-2018 Jalalabad (Afghanistan)

Blast near election office in Afghanistan kills 2

At least two people were killed and four others wounded in a suicide attack during a protest near the Election Commission office in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province on Saturday, officials said.The attack occurred around 11.20 a.m. when an attacker blew...

23-Aug-2018 Paris

2 killed in Paris knife attack, assailant dead

A man stabbed his mother and sister and seriously injured a third person on a street in a Paris suburb before being killed by the police. The attack was claimed by the Islamic State, but the French government was not treating the incident as terror-related.According...

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