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Afghan airstrikes 'kill 13 civilians', officials say

Afghan airstrikes 'kill 13 civilians', officials say

Afghan authorities said on Tuesday the country's air force had killed up to 13 civilians including women and children in airstrikes targeting a Taliban base in the western province of Herat.

Global outrage after 'barbaric' Kabul truck bomb kills 90

Global outrage after 'barbaric' Kabul truck bomb kills 90

President Donald Trump has condemned the ‘barbaric’ truck-bombing in Kabul in a phone call with his Afghan counterpart, as global outrage swells over the massive blast that ripped through the diplomatic quarter ...

Twin blasts in Philippine capital kill at least two

Twin blasts in Philippine capital kill at least two

Two explosions in the Philippine capital on Saturday night killed at least two people and injured four others, police and witnesses said.

Death toll in bomb attack on Syria evacuees rises to 112

Death toll in bomb attack on Syria evacuees rises to 112

The death toll in a suicide car bomb attack on buses carrying Syrians evacuated from two besieged government-held towns has risen to at least 112, a monitoring group said Sunday.

Bomb blast on bus convoy kills, wounds dozens in Syria

Bomb blast on bus convoy kills, wounds dozens in Syria

A bomb blast hit a bus convoy waiting to enter Aleppo on Saturday, killing and wounding dozens of people after an evacuation deal between Syria's warring sides halted and stranded thousands at two transit points on the city outskirts.

Kabul suicide bombing kills five

Kabul suicide bombing kills five

At least five people were killed Wednesday when a suicide bomber on foot struck near the Afghan defense ministry in Kabul, officials said, in an attack that was claimed by the Islamic State group.

Russia probes metro bomber as dead mourned

Russia probes metro bomber as dead mourned

Russia on Wednesday probed the potential motives of the alleged bomber behind a blast in the Saint Petersburg metro that killed 14 people, as the grieving city mourned its dead.

Surge in tourists puts strain on Thai infrastructure

Surge in tourists puts strain on Thai infrastructure

Thailand's success in attracting huge numbers of tourists has put some infrastructure for handling the influx under pressure, an economist with the World Bank said on Monday.

Turkey to fight terror 'to the end' after attacks kill 38

Turkey to fight terror 'to the end' after attacks kill 38

A defiant President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday vowed to fight terror ‘to the end’ as Turkey mourned 38 people killed in twin bombings that authorities said were likely the work of Kurdish militants.

Saudi arrests IS follower accused of killing officer

Saudi arrests IS follower accused of killing officer

Saudi Arabia on Saturday revealed the identity of a man it accuses of killing a soldier last week, saying he confessed to being a follower of the Islamic State jihadist group.

Suicide attack south of Baghdad kills 8

Suicide attack south of Baghdad kills 8

A suicide attack in an oasis town south of Baghdad killed eight people and wounded at least six on Monday, Iraqi officials said.

Bomb kills at least 25 at Pakistan shrine

Bomb kills at least 25 at Pakistan shrine

At least 25 people died and 30 others were injured when a bomb exploded at a Sufi shrine in southern Pakistan's restive Balochistan province on Saturday, officials said.