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11-May-2021 Moscow

11 killed in Russia school shooting

At least 11 people were killed and 32 others injured on Tuesday in a shooting incident at a school in the Russian city of Kazan, authorities said, adding that a suspect has been arrested.The incident took place at the school No. 175 in Kazan located in...

09-May-2021 Sanaa

44 killed in 'bloody' battles in Yemen's Marib

At least 44 people were killed in "bloody" battles between the Yemeni government forces and the Houthi rebels in the oil-rich province of Marib, an official has confirmed."Houthi fighters carried out large-scale military operations from different directions...

08-May-2021 Kabul

Kabul: 25 killed, 52 injured in explosion near school

At least 25 people were killed after an explosion near a school in the western part of Kabul, Afghanistan's Interior Ministry said on Saturday.As many as 52 injured were taken to different hospitals following the blast, according to the Interior Ministry's...

28-Apr-2021 Dhaka

Miscreants blaze 9 buses, 5 shops in Dhaka

The miscreants on Wednesday blazed nine buses parked at the Bandura Bazar bus counter in Dhaka's Nawabganj and set afire five shops. However, no casualties were reported immediately.The incident took place around 11 a.m.The fire has been distinguished and...

18-Apr-2021 Kabul

8 family members killed in Afghan mosque shooting

At least eight members of a family were killed after unknown gunmen opened fire on them at a mosque in Afghanistans Nangarhar province, officials said on Sunday.Provincial governor Ziaulhaq Amarkhail said the incident happened in police district nine of...

17-Apr-2021 Abuja

18 killed in Nigeria Boko Haram attack

Eighteen people were killed and 21 others injured when members of the Boko Haram terror group attacked Nigeria's northeastern town of Damasak earlier this week, wreaking havoc in the area, a top official said.Babagana Umara Zulum, governor of the restive state...

03-Apr-2021 Mogadishu (Somalia)

23 dead in Islamist attacks on 2 Somalian bases

At least 23 people were killed on Saturday Islamist attacks on two military bases in Somalia.Two suicide car bombers struck two army positions in the district of Awdhegle and Bariire village in the volatile Lower Shabelle province, dpa news agency reported."Al-Shabaab...

26-Mar-2021 Dhaka

Radicals protest Modi visit, mosque area in Dhaka turns battleground

The Baitul Mukarram National Mosque area in Dhaka turned into a battleground on Friday as violent clashes erupted between the police and the supporters of a radical Islamist group protesting against the ongoing visit of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.Modi...

26-Mar-2021 Dhaka

Radical Islamists clash with cops in Bangladesh amid Modi visit

Violent clashes broke out between the police and the supporters of radical Islamist group Hefazat-e-Islam in Dhaka and Chittagong after the cops thwarted an attempt to launch an anti-Modi protest in front of the Baitul Mukarram National Mosque in the Bangladesh...

21-Mar-2021 Kabul

36 dead in Afghan clashes

At least 36 people were killed in clashes in Afghanistan in the past 24 hours, according to a local war monitoring group."Within the past 24 hours, our team has documented 36 deaths, including one Afghan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF) member,...

08-Mar-2021 Damascus

Landmines kill 18 in Syria

As many as 18 people were killed and three others were injured after two landmines exploded in Syria's central Hama province, state news agency SANA reported.The landmines ripped through two vehicles in the Salamiyah area on Sunday, Xinhua news agency quoted...

08-Mar-2021 Kabul

5 killed in Afghan targeted attacks

Five people were killed and five others injured in the latest targeted attack in Afghanistan, according to an independent war monitoring group.In Herat province, Jowzi Alizai, a tribal elder and his son and nephew were killed by gunmen in Ghoryan district,...

07-Mar-2021 Cairo

20 killed in Egypt road accident

At least 20 people were killed and five injured when a microbus and a truck collided on Egypt's El-Kureimat highway in Giza province.The accident took place on Saturday after the truck's tire exploded, leading it to crash into the microbus that was travelling...

06-Mar-2021 Islamabad

5 killed in Pak landmine blast

At least five people were killed and five others injured in a landmine blast in Pakistan's Balochistan province, it was reported on Saturday.The blast took place in Sibi district on Friday night, Xinhua news agency quoted local media reports as saying.Deputy...

01-Feb-2021 Mogadishu

5 killed in Mogadishu suicide bombing outside hotel

At least five people were killed and several others injured in a suicide car bombing outside a hotel frequented by government officials in the Somalian capital of Mogadishu, police said.The attack started at 5 p.m. on Sunday when a car packed with explosives...

30-Jan-2021 Kabul

8 Afghan soldiers dead in car bombing

Eight Afghan soldiers were killed as a car bomb went off next to a military base in Nangarhar province on Saturday, according to authorities."The terrorists detonated an explosive-laden military vehicle in Gandumak area of Shirzad district today morning killing...

22-Jan-2021 Kiev

15 dead in Ukraine nursing home fire

At least 15 people were killed and five others injured in a fire at a private nursing home in Kharkiv, Ukraine, authorities said.According to the press service of Ukrainian State Service for Emergencies, the fire broke out at 3.03 p.m. on Thursday and quickly...

21-Jan-2021 Baghdad

21 killed in Baghdad twin suicide bombings

At least 21 people were killed and 53 others injured on Thursday in twin suicide bombings at a crowded market area in Baghdad, according to Iraqi officials.A suicide bomber blew up his explosive belt in a crowded market in Bab al-Sharji area, and a second...

21-Jan-2021 Islamabad

4 Pakistani soldiers killed in blast

Four Pakistani soldiers were killed and five others injured in an IED blast in Balochistan province, intelligence sources said on Thursday.The incident took place in Sibi district on Wednesday afternoon.After the explosion, Frontier Corps personnel cleared...

18-Jan-2021 Khartoum

83 killed in Sudan's West Darfur attack

At least 83 people were killed and 160 others injured in an attack that took place at El Geneina, capital city of Sudan's West Darfur state, according to authorities."The death toll from the bloody events in El Geneina has climbed to 83 and the injured...

31-Dec-2020 Aden

22 killed in Yemen airport explosions

At least 22 people were killed after three massive explosions struck the Aden airport in Yemen just minutes after the arrival of members of a new power-sharing government from Saudi Arabia, the Interior Ministry said on Thursday.According to a statement...

28-Nov-2020 New York

Indian-origin man in FBI '10 Most Wanted' list carries $100k reward

The US' Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is reminding the public of a $100,000-reward offer for information leading to the capture of Indian-origin Bhadreshkumar Chetanbhai Patel, who has been listed by the agency as one of the "10 Most Wanted" since...

21-Nov-2020 Kabul

6 dead, over 25 injured in Kabul rocket attacks

At least six people were killed and more than 25 injured after 14 rockets hit different parts of Kabul following two IED explosions in the Afghan capital, officials said. Of the five victims, four were killed in the rockets attacks and one in of the two...

14-Nov-2020 Dhaka

Bangladesh cleric Shafi was 'killed' by Jamaat, claims kin

Revealing a rift in the Hefazat-e-Islam, which terms itself as Bangladesh's largest "non-political" Islamist group, its Joint Secretary General, Mainuddin Ruhi, on Saturday said that an "illegal" council meeting has been convened to implement the agenda of the...

27-Oct-2020 New Delhi

Hizb chief Salahuddin among 18 more declared terrorist under UAPA

Government has declared 18 more individuals as terrorists under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967 including Hizbul Mujhadeen chief Syed Salahuddin involved in the  Mumbai terror attack as well as the IC 814 hijacking.The MHA in a statement said...

27-Oct-2020 Peshawar

8 dead, 125 hurt in Peshawar madrasa blast

At least eight people were killed and 125 others injured after an improvised explosive device (IED) went off inside a madrasa in Peshawar, according to authorities.The incident  took place inside the Jamia Zuberia madrasa located in the city's Dir...

16-Oct-2020 Islamabad

15 killed in Pak terror attack

Eight soldiers and seven civil security personnel were killed in a terrorist attack in Pakistan's Balochistan province, police sources said.The incident took place on Thursday in Ormara area, when a group of militants ambushed and attacked a convoy of the...

11-Oct-2020 Kabul

13 killed in roadside Afghan blast

At least 10 Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers and three civilians were killed in a roadside blast in Afghanistan's Sar-e-Pul province, a security source said on Sunday.According to the source, three others were wounded in the blast on Saturday, reports...

11-Oct-2020 Bangkok

17 killed in Thailand train-bus collision

At least 17 people were killed and 30 others injured when a tour bus collided with a cargo train in Thailand on Sunday, a government official said.The accident took place when the bus, carrying 65 passengers, was crossing a rail track in Bang Toey area...

11-Sep-2020 Bogota

7 killed in Colombia protests against police brutality

At least seven people were killed in violent protests against police brutality in Colombia's capital Bogota, the police said.The protests were triggered after the death of a man at the hands of police on Tuesday, Xinhua news agency.Lawyer Javier Ordonez,...

07-Sep-2020 Sanaa

28 killed as fighting intensifies in Yemen

At least 28 people were killed as fighting intensified between Yemen's government forces and the Houthi group in the country's al-Jawf province, a military official said on Monday.The official told Xinhua news agency that "armed confrontations that began...

07-Sep-2020 Baghdad

3 rockets hit Baghdad Airport, 4 cars damaged

Three Katyusha rockets landed in Baghdad Airport, damaging four vehicles, the Iraqi military said.The attack took place in the evening when the rockets were fired from Abu Gharib area, west of Baghdad's city center, and landed in the airport, the media office...

06-Sep-2020 Dhaka

24 killed in air conditioner blast in Bangladesh mosque

Twenty four people have now died and around 50 are injured after six air conditioners exploded during prayers in a mosque in Bangladesh's Fatullah town.So far, a total of 24 people, including a child, have died from burn injuries sustained in the blasts which...

28-Aug-2020 Lahore

Close aides of Hafiz Saeed convicted in terror financing case

An Anti-terror court (ATC) on Friday convicted three top leaders of Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) in various cases of terror financing.As per the verdict of the ATC court, Malik Zafar Iqbal, Hafiz Abdul Rehman Makki and Hafiz Abdul Salam were found guilty of using...

24-Aug-2020 Manila

10 dead, 40 injured in Philippines blasts

At least 10 were killed, including a suicide bomber, and 40 others injured in twin blasts in the Philippines' Sulu province on Monday, the army said.Western Mindanao Command chief Lieutenant General Corleto Vinluan said the victims also comprised five soldiers...

23-Aug-2020 Baghdad

Roadside bomb hits trucks convoy in Baghdad

A roadside bomb exploded near a convoy of trucks carrying equipment belonging to US troops in Baghdad, an Iraqi Interior Ministry official said.The blast took place on Saturday when the convoy was moving on a highway near al-Ghazaliyah neighbourhood in...

18-Aug-2020 Kabul

14 rockets hit Kabul on Independence Day, 10 hurt

Fourteen rockets hit a diplomatic district and other neighbourhoods of Kabul on Tuesday injuring a total of 10 people, as Afghanistan marked its 101st Independence Day, a spokesman of the Interior Ministry confirmed."At 9.36 a.m. 14 rounds of rockets were fired...

16-Aug-2020 Kabul

21 Taliban militants killed in Afghanistan clashes

At least 21 Taliban militants were killed and seven others injured in clashes that erupted in two Afghan provinces, army authorities said on Sunday.In Badghis province, 12 militants were killed and one injured after an airstrike was launched in support...

23-Jul-2020 Kabul

Afghan forces kill 31 Taliban militants

Afghan security forces killed 31 Taliban militants and injured 15 others in Nangarhar province, the Defence Ministry said on Thursday."The Afghan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF) were aware of an imminent attack on checkpoints in Qelgho area of...

15-Jul-2020 Kabul

Seven killed in Taliban attack in Afghanistan

Two Afghan soldiers and five Taliban militants were killed, while 11 people from the two sides were wounded during pre-dawn clashes in northern Kunduz province, a local official said on Wednesday."The clashes erupted after Taliban militants stormed joint...

31-Jul-2019 Kabul

34 killed in Afghan road mine explosion

At least 34 people were killed and 17 others wounded when a passenger bus hit a mine placed on a national highway in Afghanistan's Farah province on Wednesday, officials said.The explosion occurred around 6 a.m. when the bus packed with passengers detonated...

31-Jul-2019 Islamabad

5 dead, 35 injured in Pakistan bombing

Five people were killed and 35 others injured in a bombing outside a police station in Pakistan's Quetta city, authorities have said.The attack on Tuesday was carried out using a motorcycle rigged with explosives and detonated by remote control, police spokesman...

30-Jul-2019 Sao Paulo

57 Die in Brazil prison riot

At least 57 inmates were killed Monday during a clash between rival factions inside a prison in the northern Brazilian state of Para, authorities said.The disturbance at the prison in Altamira, 850km (528mi) from Belem, the state capital, lasted for more...

27-Jul-2019 Islamabad

10 soldiers die in two attacks in Pakistan

At least 10 soldiers have been killed in two attacks in Pakistan, the country's Army said on Saturday.Four soldiers were killed in the turbulent province of Balochistan while another six died in a second onslaught in the tribal region of North Waziristan."Terrorists...

27-Jul-2019 New Delhi

Three of family found dead inside IIT-Delhi campus

Three members of a family were found hanging inside the Indian Institute of Technology-Delhi premises, the police said on Saturday.Bodies of Gulshan Das, a senior lab assistant in the Department of Bio-Chemistry at IIT, his wife Sunita and his mother Kamta...

27-Jul-2019 Damascus

10 civilians killed in Syria bombings

At least 10 people, including three children, died in bombings by the Syrian Army on Saturday after a bloody week that has seen 100 civilians killed, a UK-based war monitor has said.The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) reported that Damascus planes...

27-Jul-2019 Kabul

4 killed in suicide bombing in Afghanistan

At least four members of the Afghan Security Forces were killed and 20 others wounded in a car bomb explosion in Ghazni province on Saturday morning, reported Tolo news.The blast occurred in Ab Band district of Ghazni at around 4.30 a.m. on Saturday when...

25-Jul-2019 Kabul

5 killed, 16 injured as 3 blasts rock Afghanistan

At least five people were killed and 16 others injured as three blasts rocked Afghanistan's Kabul on Thursday morning, officials said.According to Interior Ministry spokesman Nasrat Rahimi, the first blast at 8.10 a.m. in Police District 16 targeted a mini-bus...

21-Jul-2019 Chicago

2 killed, 22 injured in Chicago weekend shootings

Two men were killed and at least 22 others injured in more than a dozen shootings across the city of Chicago from Friday to Saturday, media reported.The city's first fatal shooting of the weekend took place at the 200 block of West 105th Place on Friday...

21-Jul-2019 Maimana (Afghanistan)

28 militants killed in Afghan airstrike

At least 28 Taliban militants were killed following an airstrike in Afghanistan's Faryab province, a military source said on Sunday."Based on a confirmed tip-off, an Afghan Air Force A-29 aircraft targeted a Taliban hideout...

21-Jul-2019 Islamabad

Six killed in dual blast in Pakistan

At least six people were killed and several others in a dual blast on Sunday morning in Pakistan's Dera Ismail Khan district.In the first attack, two police were killed and several others injured when some unknown militants sprayed bullets at a police check...

20-Jul-2019 Kabul

24 militants killed in missile strikes in Afghanistan

At least 24 Taliban militants were killed and 17 others injured in guided missile strikes in Afghanistan, military said on Saturday."Based on intelligence reports, 24 Taliban militants were killed and 17 others wounded in guided missile strikes in Uruzgan...

20-Jul-2019 Baghdad

10 Islamic State militants killed in Iraq

A total of 10 Islamic State (IS) militants have been killed in an airstrike by the US-led coalition aircraft in Iraq's northern province of Nineveh, the Iraqi military said.Acting on intelligence reports, the coalition aircraft on Friday attacked an IS...

19-Jul-2019 Kabul

9 killed, 33 injured in blast outside Kabul University

At least nine people were killed and 33 others injured after a suicide bomber detonated his explosives-laden car near a gate of Kabul University here on Friday, officials said.The blast occurred around 7.10 a.m. (local time) near the southern gate of the...

18-Jul-2019 Tokyo

33 killed in arson attack at Japan anime studio

At least 33 people were killed and dozens injured after a man set fire to a renowned animation studio in the Japanese city of Kyoto on Thursday, officials said.According to the police, the 41-year-old suspect broke into the Kyoto Animation Co studio in...

18-Jul-2019 Islamabad

Hafiz Saeed arrested in Pakistan, sent to judicial remand

One of the most wanted terrorists in India, the mastermind of 26/11 Mumbai attack and several cases of terror crime in the country and Jamat-ud-Dawah (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed was arrested in Pakistan by the counter terrorism unit on Wednesday and sent to...

07-Jul-2019 Kabul

12 killed, 179 injured in Afghan bombing

At least 12 people were killed and 179 others injured on Sunday in a suicide car bombing in Afghanistan's Ghazni city. The Taliban has claimed responsibility for the attack."The attack took place in the morning at around 8.30 a.m. near a local base of the...

06-Jul-2019 Herat (Afghanistan)

Taliban key commander, 18 others killed in Afghan fighting

At least 10 militants, including Taliban key commander Mullah Ghousuding, and nine security personnel were killed in a fighting in Afghanistan's Herat province on Saturday, officials said."The Taliban rebels under Mullah Ghousuding attacked security checkpoints...

01-Jul-2019 Kabul

34 killed in Kabul blast, Taliban claim responsibility

At least 34 people were killed and 68 injured after a powerful blast claimed by the Taliban rocked the Afghan capital of Kabul in the morning rush hour on Monday, authorities said.The attack comes when a Taliban delegation and US representatives are carrying...

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