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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...

27-Jun-2019 Tunis

One dead, 8 injured as twin blasts hit Tunisian capital

A double suicide bombing in the Tunisian capital on Thursday killed a police officer and injured at least eight others, officials said.The first blast occurred before midday when a suicide bomber hit a police patrol vehicle on the corner of Rue Charles...

22-Jun-2019 Kabul

12 militants, 2 security personnel killed in Afghan gunfight

Twelve militants and two security personnel were killed after a clash erupted in Tagab district of Afghanistan, an official said on Saturday.A group of Taliban militants, according to provincial police spokesman Abdul Shaqaeq Shurash, launched offensives on...

17-Jun-2019 Abuja

30 killed in Nigeria triple suicide attack

At least 30 people died and 42 were injured in a triple suicide attack in a restive area of northeastern Nigeria, officials said on Monday.The attacks were carried out on Sunday evening in Mandarari in Borno, which borders Chad, Niger and Cameroon.Three...

16-Jun-2019 Mogadishu

10 killed, several injured in Mogadishu car bombings

At least 10 people were killed and 26 others injured in two car bomb blasts in the Somali capital Mogadishu, police said."Nine people were killed and 25 others sustained injuries after bomb detonated near Sayidka junction," Xinhua quoted Somali Police Commissioner...

14-Jun-2019 New York

Attack in Gulf of Oman lifts oil, shale outlook

Shale producers stand to benefit from the oil-market volatility unleashed by an attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, as US companies vie with the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) for global market share, the media reported...

03-Jun-2019 Khartoum

12 killed as security forces storm Sudan sit-in

At least 12 Sudanese protesters were reportedly killed and dozens injured on Monday after security forces attempted to disperse a sit-in outside the military headquarters in the  African nation's capital Khartoum.Mohamed Babakr of the Central Committee...

02-Jun-2019 Kabul

2 killed, 24 injured in serial bomb blasts in Kabul

Two persons were killed and 24 others injured as serial bomb blasts rocked Kabul on Sunday, an official said.The first explosion occurred at 7.50 a.m. when a bomb attached to a minibus was detonated on a street in western Kabul, a spokesman of the Interior...

01-Jun-2019 Washington

Disgruntled employee kills 12 in US city

At least 12 people were killed and four others injured when a disgruntled employee opened fire in a municipal centre building in the US state of Virginia. The attacker was shot dead after a police confrontation, authorities said.The shooting suspect identified...

31-May-2019 Kabul

5 killed in Kabul suicide bombing

At least five people were killed and seven injured on Friday when a car bomb targeting a convoy of foreign troops exploded in Kabul, Afghan officials said.Kabul Police spokesperson Firdaws Faramarz said a suicide bomber detonated his explosives-laden vehicle...

30-May-2019 Kabul

6 dead in suicide attack on Kabul military centre

As many as six people were killed and 16 others injured when a suicide bomber blew himself up outside a military training centre here on Thursday, officials said.The Islamic State (IS) terror group claimed responsibility for the attack. The suicide attacker...

28-May-2019 Tokyo

3 killed in Japan stabbing spree

One female student and a man were killed and 16 others injured after a man wielding knives attacked a group of schoolchildren outside a bus stop in the Japanese city of Kawasaki on Tuesday, the police said, adding the attacker stabbed himself after the rampage...

26-May-2019 Kabul

25 killed in Afghanistan clashes

At least 22 militants, including two Taliban commanders, and three police officers were killed in separate clashes in Afghanistan, authorities said on Sunday.Fifteen militants, including the two commanders, were killed as security forces targeted Taliban...

22-May-2019 Mogadishu

4 killed, 12 injured in Mogadishu car bombing

At least four people were killed and 12 others injured in a car bomb attack in Somalia's capital Mogadishu on Wednesday, the police said.A police officer told Xinhua news agency that the car filled with explosives went off as the officials were checking...

22-May-2019 Jakarta

6 killed in protests against Indonesian President's re-election

At least six people were killed and 200 others injured during protests in the Indonesian capital of Jakarta against the re-election of President Joko Widodo for a second five-year term, authorities confirmed on Wednesday.The police confirmed the death toll...

14-May-2019 Kolkata

Shah's roadshow stoned, Trinamool activists blamed

Trinamool Congress Chhatra Parishad activists allegedly hurled stones at BJP President Amit Shah's roadshow here on Tuesday, triggering clashes in which three motorbikes were set ablaze in the College Street area and many sustained injuries.Shah later accused...

09-May-2019 Kabul

14 dead in Taliban attack on aid group in Kabul

The death toll of a Taliban attack targeting an international aid group in the Afghan capital jumped to 14 on Thursday, with the militant group warning it would conduct more such strikes to avenge the civilian casualties of counter-insurgency military operations...

08-May-2019 Lahore

Suicide blast near Lahore's Sufi shrine kills 10

At least 10 people were killed and 30 wounded when a 15-year-old suicide bomber detonated himself near a police patrol close to Pakistan's oldest and most popular Sufi shrine in Lahore city on Wednesday.Five police officers were among those killed in the...

08-May-2019 Lahore

Blast outside Sufi shrine in Pakistan, 5 dead

At least five people, including three police officials and two civilians, were killed and 24 others injured in an explosion near Data Darbar here in Pakistan on Wednesday, DIG Operations Lahore Ashfaq Ahmed Khan confirmed.According to initial police reports,...

05-May-2019 Kabul

Afghan military kills 52 Taliban militants

At least 52 Taliban militants, including two key comanders, were killed by the Afghan Army in Ghazni province, the Defence Ministry said on Sunday."Up to 52 Taliban terrorists  were killed following three separate Afghan National Army commando operations...

25-Apr-2019 New Delhi

Lanka blast suspect had links with IS module in India

Zahran Hashim, a radical Tamil-speaking cleric who is believed to have masterminded the Sri Lanka blasts which left over 350 people dead and around 500 injured on Easter Sunday, was in "direct and regular" touch with some Islamic State sympathizers in Southern...

22-Apr-2019 Colombo

290 killed in Sri Lanka mayhem

At least 290 people were killed and approximet 400  injured when eight suicide bombings, mainly in Colombo, ravaged Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday in the island's bloodiest day since the civil war ended a decade ago. Four Indians, two of them women. were...

21-Apr-2019 Colombo

Easter Sunday suicide bombings kill 185 in Sri Lanka

At least 185 people were killed and more than 400 injured when suicide bombers exploded themselves in three luxury hotels and three churches in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday in the island's bloodiest day since the civil war ended a decade ago.The mayhem began...

12-Apr-2019 Islamabad

16 killed in Pakistan blast targeting Hazaras

At least 16 people were killed and over two dozen others injured in a blast that targeted members of the ethnic Hazara community in Pakistan's Quetta city on Friday, police said.Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Abdul Razzaq Cheema confirmed the toll and told...

12-Apr-2019 Gardez (Afghanistan)

4 Haqqani militants killed in Afghan airstrike

At least four Haqqani militants were killed in an airstrike in Afghanistan's Paktia province on Friday, officials said."Based on a confirmed tip-off, the airstrike was launched on outskirts of provincial capital Gardez on Friday morning. The sortie killed...

06-Mar-2019 Abuja

Gunmen kill 30 in Nigeria

At least 30 people have been killed after unidentified gunmen opened fire on the people at a village in Nigeria, the police said.Mohammed Shehu, a police spokesman said the  incident took place on Tuesday in the Kware village of Shinkafi district.The...

25-Feb-2019 Sanna

Three killed in Saudi-led airstrike in Yemen

Three people, including a woman and her two daughters were killed when a Saudi-led coalition airstrike hit a house north of Yemen's capital Sanaa, a relative and local health authorities said.The father was injured in the airstrike on Bait al-Tawki's house,...

24-Feb-2019 Caracas/Bogota

5 killed in Venezuela-Colombia border violence

At least five people were killed and hundreds injured as violence broke out along the Venezuela-Colombia border, where international aid intended for Caracas is awaiting transport.The violence broke out on Saturday night as opposition leader and self-proclaimed...

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