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More than 20 Afghan police killed as Taliban attack checkpoints

More than 20 Afghan police killed as Taliban attack checkpoints

Published 14/11/2017

A series of Taliban attacks over six hours on more than a dozen Afghan checkpoints killed 22 police and wounded 15 in the southern province of Kandahar, police said on Tuesday. [more…]

Philippine president declares Marawi liberated as battle goes on

Philippine president declares Marawi liberated as battle goes on

Published 17/10/2017

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte declared the southern city of Marawi liberated from pro-Islamic State militants on Tuesday, although the military said 20-30 rebels were holding about 20 hostages and still fighting it out. [more…]

Anti-terrorism police hold five over wired explosives found in posh  Paris neighborhood

Anti-terrorism police hold five over wired explosives found in posh Paris neighborhood

Published 03/10/2017

French counter-terrorism investigators questioned five people on Tuesday after police over the weekend found what appeared to be a ready-to-detonate bomb at an apartment building in one of Paris's poshest neighborhoods. [more…]

Explosion hits Afghan capital Kabul: interior ministry spokesman

Explosion hits Afghan capital Kabul: interior ministry spokesman

Published 29/09/2017

A explosion was reported on Friday in the Afghan capital of Kabul, a spokesman for the interior ministry said. [more…]

Gunmen kill four  in sectarian attack in Pakistan

Gunmen kill four in sectarian attack in Pakistan

Published 11/09/2017

Gunmen in southwestern Pakistan killed four members of a Shi'ite Muslim Hazara family, including a 12-year-old boy, on Sunday, in the latest sectarian attack on the minority community, a senior police official said. [more…]

Gyllenhaal taps courage of Boston bombing survivor for `Stronger`

Gyllenhaal taps courage of Boston bombing survivor for `Stronger`

Published 10/09/2017

Jake Gyllenhaal put his "heart and soul" into "Stronger", a film about Jeff Bauman, who lost his legs in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, and in the process found inspiration and a special kinship with Bauman. [more…]

Manchester concert venue shattered by bomb attack to reopen

Manchester concert venue shattered by bomb attack to reopen

Published 09/09/2017

The Manchester music venue where a suicide bomber killed 22 people as they left an Ariana Grande concert in May will reopen on Saturday for the first time since the attack. [more…]

Etihad Airways says assisting Australian police with plane attack probe

Etihad Airways says assisting Australian police with plane attack probe

Published 01/08/2017

FILE PHOTO: An Etihad Airways Boeing 777-3FX aircraft takes off at the Charles de Gaulle airport in Roissy, France, August 9, 2016.

Abu Dhabi's Etihad Airways said on Tuesday it was helping Australian Federal Police with an investigation that police began into an "Islamic-inspired" plot to bring down a plane and resulted in stricter security screening at Australian airports.

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Suicide bombers in northeast Nigeria`s Maiduguri kill 17: police

Suicide bombers in northeast Nigeria`s Maiduguri kill 17: police

Published 12/07/2017

Suicide bombers killed 17 people and injured 21 in the northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri, the police commissioner of Borno state said on Wednesday.

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Suicide car bomber kills at least 11 in Pakistan`s Quetta: police

Suicide car bomber kills at least 11 in Pakistan`s Quetta: police

Published 23/06/2017

A soldier covers a body after a blast in Quetta, Pakistan June 23, 2017. REUTERS/Naseer Ahmed

A suicide car bomber killed at least 11 people, including four police officers, in an attack near a checkpoint in the volatile southwestern Pakistani city of Quetta on Friday, officials said.

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