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  • Taliban forces target Kabul airport; 6 attackers killed

    KABUL, Afghanistan Six Taliban insurgents were killed Thursday by Afghan security forces when they attacked Kabul International Airport, officials said. The militants attacked shortly before sunrise from a building under construction near the airport,...
  • Baghdad blast claimed by Islamic State, suicide car bomb kill nine

    BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A suicide bombing claimed by the Islamic State militant group killed three people on Thursday in the centre of Baghdad and a second bomb outside the Iraqi capital killed six people, police and medics said. The bomb in central Baghdad,...
  • Shootout in Pakistan's Lahore, northwestern bus blast kill nine

    LAHORE Pakistan (Reuters) - Pakistani police have arrested the son of a landowner for an assault on a 10-year-old boy which resulted in his injured arms being amputated, the latest case highlighting harsh treatment of villagers by so-called feudal...
  • Militants killed after audacious attack on Kabul airport

    Militants killed after audacious attack on Kabul airport
    KABUL (Reuters) - Militants armed with rocket-propelled grenades attacked Kabul International Airport in the Afghan capital on Thursday in one of the most audacious assaults on the facility, used by both civilians and the military, in a year. The...
  • Shootout in central Athens as police arrest wanted guerrilla

    ATHENS (Reuters) - Greek police shot and wounded one of Greece's most wanted guerrilla group members in a chase through central Athens on Wednesday in which a policeman and two tourists were also hurt. Nikos Maziotis was charged in 2010 over a series...
  • Afghanistan revises down death toll from market attack to 43

    KABUL (Reuters) - Gunmen intercepted two minibuses traveling through central Afghanistan and killed at least 14 passengers overnight, officials said on Friday. Local officials in the remote, mountainous province of Ghor said most of the passengers were...
  • French soldier killed in Mali suicide bombing

    PARIS/BAMAKO (Reuters) - A French soldier was killed in the first suicide bombing targeting France's forces in northern Mali, where local and foreign troops are struggling to restore order after putting down an Islamist insurgency last year, officials...
  • Suicide bombing at market in Afghanistan kills 89 people

    A suicide bomber struck a busy market in eastern Afghanistan on Tuesday, killing at least 89 people in one of the country’s deadliest attacks in months. The bombing in restive Paktika province, near the border with Pakistan, was a grim reminder of...
  • More than 90 people die, about 50 injured in Afghan attacks

    KABUL, Afghanistan Nearly 100 people were killed Tuesday and around 50 others were wounded in two separate attacks in Afghanistan, officials said. Eighty-nine people, mainly civilians, were killed when a suicide car bomb exploded in the eastern...
  • Car bomb attack kills at least 89 in Afghanistan

    Car bomb attack kills at least 89 in Afghanistan
    A car packed with explosives exploded on Tuesday as it sped through a crowded market in Afghanistan's eastern province of Paktika, killing at least 89 people, officials said, one of the most violent attacks in the country in a year. The huge explosion...
  • Malala meets Nigerian president to talk about missing schoolgirls

    Malala meets Nigerian president to talk about missing schoolgirls
    Malala Yousafzai, the teenage campaigner for girls’ education in Pakistan, told journalists on Monday that Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan assured her he would free 219 abducted schoolgirls being held by Islamist militants. Malala, who...