A suicide bomber killed 11 people on Wednesday in an attack on a mosque in northeast Nigeria, the epicentre of the conflict with militant insurgency Boko Haram, military officials and an aid worker said.
Police spokesman Major Mohamed Hussein said the attacker, with explosives strapped to his body, infiltrated the General Kahiye Police Training Academy and struck during a police parade.
Five other people were injured in the incident, which occurred in the city of Peshawar as the Additional Inspector General for Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, Ashraf Noor, and his guard were travelling to work.
A teenage suicide bomber on Tuesday killed at least 50 people after detonating an explosive belt inside a mosque in north-eastern Nigeria.
A suicide bomber killed 15 Afghan army trainees as they were leaving their base in Kabul on Saturday, the defence ministry said, as militants step up their deadly attacks across the war-torn country.
A suicide bomber killed at least 30 people inside a Shia mosque in the Afghan capital Kabul on Friday night, a security official said, the latest in a string of violent attacks in the country. The attack occurred at Imam Zaman mosque in the western Dasht-e-Barchi part of Kabul, as Shia worshippers
Police officer Mohamed Dahir told DPA on Sunday that many of the dead were pulled out of rubble of buildings damaged by the blast.
A Jakarta court has sentenced a female would-be suicide bomber to seven and a half years in prison, prosecutors and her lawyer said, the first time a woman has been convicted in Indonesia for planning such an attack.
Gunshots and explosions could be heard during the attack that lasted around four hours and witnesses reported seeing worshippers smash windows to escape.
Islamic State claimed responsibility for an attack on the Iraqi embassy in Kabul that began with a suicide bomber blowing himself up at the main gate, allowing gunmen to enter the building and battle security forces.