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Blast at election centre in Afghan capital kills 57

Blast at election centre in Afghan capital kills 57

A suicide bomber blew himself up outside a voter registration centre in the Afghan capital Kabul on Sunday, killing at least 57 people and injuring more than 100, in the most serious attack yet on preparations for elections scheduled for October.

Suicide bomber kills more than 30 near shrine in Afghan capital

Suicide bomber kills more than 30 near shrine in Afghan capital

A suicide bomber blew himself up near a Shia shrine in Kabul on Wednesday, killing at least 26 people and wounding 18, officials said, as the Afghan capital celebrated the Nawruz holiday.

Suicide bomber kills at least nine in Kabul Shia area

Suicide bomber kills at least nine in Kabul Shia area

The third suicide attack in the city in a fortnight comes as the Taliban face growing pressure to take up the Afghan government's recent offer of peace talks.

Suicide bomber rams car into Somali military base

Suicide bomber rams car into Somali military base

A suicide bomber rammed a car into a Somali military base about 30 km northwest of the capital Mogadishu on Friday, killing one soldier, the military said.

Suicide bomber kills 11 people in mosque attack in northeast Nigeria

Suicide bomber kills 11 people in mosque attack in northeast Nigeria

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.

Suicide bomber kills at least 13 in Somali capital

Suicide bomber kills at least 13 in Somali capital

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.

Suicide blast kills senior police official in Pakistan

Suicide blast kills senior police official in Pakistan

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.

Teenage suicide bomber kills 50 people in mosque in Nigeria

Teenage suicide bomber kills 50 people in mosque in Nigeria

A teenage suicide bomber on Tuesday killed at least 50 people after detonating an explosive belt inside a mosque in north-eastern Nigeria.

15 Afghan army cadets killed in attack on security forces

15 Afghan army cadets killed in attack on security forces

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.

Suicide bomber kills at least 30 at mosque in Kabul

Suicide bomber kills at least 30 at mosque in Kabul

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

More than 90 dead after suicide bombing in Mogadishu

More than 90 dead after suicide bombing in Mogadishu

Police officer Mohamed Dahir told DPA on Sunday that many of the dead were pulled out of rubble of buildings damaged by the blast.

Indonesian woman jailed for suicide bomb plot at Jakarta palace

Indonesian woman jailed for suicide bomb plot at Jakarta palace

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.