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Gunmen attack Save the Children office in Afghanistan

Gunmen attack Save the Children office in Afghanistan

Gunmen blasted their way into Save the Children's office in Afghanistan's restive east on Wednesday, killing at least two people and wounding 14 others in the latest attack on a foreign aid group in the war-torn country.

Two dead in Kenya attack blamed on Shabaab militants

Two dead in Kenya attack blamed on Shabaab militants

Two people were killed Saturday in an attack on a convoy of buses travelling in eastern Kenya under police protection, said interior ministry and police officials, who blamed Shabaab militants.

Bomb blast kills four police in Indian Kashmir

Bomb blast kills four police in Indian Kashmir

Four policemen were killed Saturday in a bomb blast set off by suspected militants in Indian Kashmir, police and reports said, marking a deadly start to the new year in the restive valley.

Egypt security forces kill nine suspected militants in raid: ministry

Egypt security forces kill nine suspected militants in raid: ministry

Egyptian security forces on Sunday killed nine suspected militants in a shootout in the Nile Delta province of Sharqiya, the interior ministry said in a statement.

German police raid locations linked to militants

German police raid locations linked to militants

German police investigating four people suspected of planning an extremist motivated attack raided nine locations in Berlin and the eastern state of Saxony Anhalt on Thursday, prosecutors said.

Egyptian forces strike militants after deadly mosque attack

Egyptian forces strike militants after deadly mosque attack

Egypt's military said on Saturday it had carried out air strikes and raids overnight against militants held responsible for killing more than 230 worshippers at a mosque in North Sinai.

Suspected mastermind of Mumbai attacks freed

Suspected mastermind of Mumbai attacks freed

A Pakistani court on Wednesday ordered the release of one of the alleged masterminds of the 2008 Mumbai attacks which killed more than 160 people.

Egypt says bombs militants responsible for Western Desert attack

Egypt says bombs militants responsible for Western Desert attack

Egypt's air force killed a large number of militants responsible for a deadly attack on a police convoy 10 days ago, the military said on Tuesday following an air raid on the militant's base.

Bangladesh arrests pilot accused of plot to hijack plane

Bangladesh arrests pilot accused of plot to hijack plane

The Rapid Action Battalion police unit said Sabbir Emam plotted with senior extremists from Jamayetul Mujahideen Bangladesh to crash a plane into the homes of politicians or to take passengers hostage.

US wants Pakistan to take 'practical steps' on militants

US wants Pakistan to take 'practical steps' on militants

Alice Wells said Pakistan's long-standing relationships with militant organisations was a threat to its own stability.

Fierce firefight as Philippines' toughest urban war down to last building

Fierce firefight as Philippines' toughest urban war down to last building

Philippine troops were locked in an intense urban firefight on Sunday with the last remnants of a pro-Islamic state alliance, as the army sought to declare an end to the country's biggest internal security crisis in years.

Suicide bombers, gunmen kill 71 in attacks on Afghan security forces

Suicide bombers, gunmen kill 71 in attacks on Afghan security forces

Two separate suicide and gun attacks on police and soldiers in Afghanistan left at least 71 dead and nearly 170 wounded Tuesday in the latest devastating assaults on beleaguered security forces.