Death toll from Somalia hotel attack rises to 39

Death toll from Somalia hotel attack rises to 39

The number of people killed when suicide bombers and gunmen struck a popular hotel in Somalia's capital has risen to 39 from the initial 22, police said on Saturday.

Afghan airline repatriates Ukrainians killed in hotel attack

Afghan airline repatriates Ukrainians killed in hotel attack

The remains of seven Ukrainian Kam Air employees murdered by Taliban gunmen were loaded onto a plane at Kabul airport on Wednesday to be repatriated, following a sombre ceremony.

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.

Afghan hotel attack stirs debate on private security firms

Afghan hotel attack stirs debate on private security firms

Five gunmen dressed in army uniforms made their way through two checkpoints before getting in to the hilltop Hotel Intercontinental on the weekend, killing at least 20 people, including 13 foreigners.

Kabul Intercontinental Hotel siege ends, all gunmen killed: govt

Kabul Intercontinental Hotel siege ends, all gunmen killed: govt

Afghan Special Forces ended an overnight siege at Kabul's Intercontinental Hotel on Sunday, killing the last gunman from a group of three attackers who stormed the hotel, taking hostages and battling security forces for hours.

Attack under way on Kabul luxury hotel

Attack under way on Kabul luxury hotel

Four gunmen attacked Kabul's landmark Intercontinental Hotel on Saturday and started shooting at guests, officials said, in an assault that is still under way.

Three Taliban and one policeman killed in Kabul hotel attack

Three Taliban and one policeman killed in Kabul hotel attack

Three Taliban suicide attackers and one policeman are dead hours after an attack on Kabul's Northgate Hotel, police said Monday.

Egypt hotel attack victims stable, witness recounts ordeal

Egypt hotel attack victims stable, witness recounts ordeal

Three European holidaymakers wounded in an attack in an Egyptian resort were in stable condition on Saturday, as a witness recounted how the assailants burst into the hotel and stabbed guests.