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Afghanistan sees rise in civilian casualties, UN says

Afghanistan sees rise in civilian casualties, UN says

Civilian casualties from operations conducted by the warring sides in Afghanistan escalated in April compared to the same period last year, a UN report said on Tuesday.

More than 10,000 civilian casualties in Afghan war in 2019: UN

More than 10,000 civilian casualties in Afghan war in 2019: UN

More than 10,000 civilians were killed or wounded in Afghanistan's war last year, the United Nations announced Saturday, as a historic partial truce kicked in across the country.

Afghan war caused 100,000 civilian casualties in last decade: UN

Afghan war caused 100,000 civilian casualties in last decade: UN

More than 100,000 Afghan civilians have been killed or injured over the past decade, the United Nations reported Thursday, as it renewed calls to end the bloody 18-year conflict.

Afghanistan highway blast kills at least 35 on bus, injures 27

Afghanistan highway blast kills at least 35 on bus, injures 27

A roadside bomb in western Afghanistan killed at least 35 people travelling on a bus, including children, and injured 27 others, officials said on Wednesday.

Magnitude 5.6 quake hits western Turkey, no casualties

Magnitude 5.6 quake hits western Turkey, no casualties

A moderate 5.6 magnitude earthquake shook Turkey's western province of Denizli on Wednesday, damaging some buildings and knocking bricks and tiles to the ground ...

Afghan air strike targeting Taliban causes many casualties: officials

Afghan air strike targeting Taliban causes many casualties: officials

An Afghan forces air strike on a gathering of Taliban representatives in the northern province of Kunduz on Monday caused numerous casualties, including civilians, officials said.

Suicide car bomb detonates in Mogadishu, causing casualties: police

Suicide car bomb detonates in Mogadishu, causing casualties: police

Somalia's extremist group al Shabaab set off a suicide car bomb at a security checkpoint about 15 km (nine miles) outside the capital Mogadishu on Thursday, the group's spokesman and a police official told Reuters.

UN: More than 10,000 civilian casualties in Afghan war in 2017

UN: More than 10,000 civilian casualties in Afghan war in 2017

For the fourth year in a row, more than 10,000 civilians have been killed or injured in the conflict in Afghanistan, the United Nations said in its annual report on civilian casualties on Thursday.

Multiple casualties in shooting at Texas church: US media

Multiple casualties in shooting at Texas church: US media

A shooting at a Baptist church in the US state of Texas on Sunday resulted in multiple casualties, news media reported. The shooter was reported killed.

Blast hits Afghan capital Kabul, numerous casualties

Blast hits Afghan capital Kabul, numerous casualties

A suicide bomber in the Afghan capital Kabul killed as many as eight people and wounded many others, most of whom appeared to be workers leaving their offices at the start of the evening rush hour ...

Suicide bomber blows up near mosque in Afghan capital

Suicide bomber blows up near mosque in Afghan capital

The attack in the north of the Afghan capital happened as worshippers were gathered inside Hussainia mosque, one of the biggest Shia centres in the city, for Friday prayers.

Philippine army faces armed resistance from women, children

Philippine army faces armed resistance from women, children

Ground forces were braced for higher casualties amid fierce fighting in Marawi City on the island of Mindanao, where the field of battle has shrank to a small area in a commercial heart infested with snipers.