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30 Afghan soldiers killed by Taliban in major attack since truce

30 Afghan soldiers killed by Taliban in major attack since truce

Taliban militants killed 30 members of the Afghan security forces in an ambush in the western province of Badghis on Wednesday.

Israeli jets hit Hamas positions after militants fire rockets

Israeli jets hit Hamas positions after militants fire rockets

Two Hamas security men were lightly hurt in one air strike in the southern Gaza Strip, residents said.

Prominent Kashmiri journalist shot dead in Srinagar

Prominent Kashmiri journalist shot dead in Srinagar

Shujaat Bukhari, editor of the local daily Rising Kashmir, was shot at close range by unidentified motorcycle-riding gunmen.

Turkey neutralises over 4,600 militants in Syria's Afrin

Turkey neutralises over 4,600 militants in Syria's Afrin

Turkey has neutralized more than 4,600 militant during Operation Olive Branch in Syria's Afrin region, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said.

Pakistan military hits back at criticism as elections loom

Pakistan military hits back at criticism as elections loom

Major General Asif Ghafoor slammed accusations that the country was harbouring militants and accused PTM of being manipulated by "enemies of Pakistan".

Six dead after militants attack Pakistan border posts

Six dead after militants attack Pakistan border posts

Six militants have been killed after a thwarted attack on Pakistan army posts along the country's border with Afghanistan, the military said on Sunday.

Malaysia detains 15 suspected militants for plotting attacks

Malaysia detains 15 suspected militants for plotting attacks

Malaysia has detained 15 suspected Islamist militants including a teenager and a housewife accused of plotting separate "lone wolf" attacks on places of worship around the capital, Kuala Lumpur, police said on Friday.

Gaza militants fire barrage of mortars at southern Israel

Gaza militants fire barrage of mortars at southern Israel

A statement from the Israeli army said that "25 mortar shells were launched towards several sites in Israeli territory."

Syria out to crush resistance, denies evacuation deal

Syria out to crush resistance, denies evacuation deal

The recovery of the enclave south of Damascus would mark another milestone in President Bashar al-Assad's war effort, crushing the last besieged rebel enclave in western Syria.

Child used in suicide bomb attack on Indonesian police

Child used in suicide bomb attack on Indonesian police

The suicide bombers rode two motorbikes up to a checkpoint outside a police station and blew themselves up, Tito Karnavian, the police chief in Indonesia's second-largest city, told a news conference.

At least six dead as blasts, gunfire rock Afghan city

At least six dead as blasts, gunfire rock Afghan city

There were two explosions near the city's directorate of finance, the Nangarhar provincial governor's spokesman Attaullah Khogyani said, adding that "a number of attackers" had entered the building.

Protesters killed as Indian troops move on militants in Kashmir

Protesters killed as Indian troops move on militants in Kashmir

Indian security services killed five militants in an operation in Kashmir, including Saddam Padder, a Hizbul Mujahideen commander, and Mohammad Rafi Bhat, a Kashmiri professor with alleged ties to militant groups.