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French bus driver dies after attack over mask-wearing rules

French bus driver dies after attack over mask-wearing rules

A French bus driver who was badly beaten by passengers after asking them to wear face masks in line with coronavirus rules has died, his family said, sparking tributes from political leaders who condemned his ‘cowardly’ attackers.

Gunmen attack Pakistani stock exchange, six killed: police

Gunmen attack Pakistani stock exchange, six killed: police

Four gunmen attacked the Pakistani Stock Exchange building in the city of Karachi on Monday but security forces killed them all, police said.

Indonesian policeman killed by sword-wielding militant

Indonesian policeman killed by sword-wielding militant

A sword-wielding militant killed an Indonesian policeman and critically injured another on Monday in what authorities described as a suspected Islamic State-linked attack.

Several killed in Afghanistan as militants attack checkpoints

Several killed in Afghanistan as militants attack checkpoints

At least eight government forces were killed and nine others wounded in overnight Taliban attacks at security checkpoints in Afghanistan's south-eastern province of Paktia, officials said on Saturday.

Gunmen in Afghanistan kill 25 at Sikh complex, Islamic State claims responsibility

Gunmen in Afghanistan kill 25 at Sikh complex, Islamic State claims responsibility

Unidentified gunmen and suicide bombers raided a Sikh religious complex in the Afghan capital of Kabul on Wednesday, trapping up to 200 people and inflicting casualties before the security forces killed the attackers, the government said.

Islamic State claims Mozambique attack close to gas projects

Islamic State claims Mozambique attack close to gas projects

Militant group Islamic State has claimed responsibility for an attack in northern Mozambique just south of the site of gas projects worth $60 billion being developed by the likes of Exxon Mobil and Total .

Sudan PM unharmed in assassination bid: top aide

Sudan PM unharmed in assassination bid: top aide

Sudan's post-uprising Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok escaped unharmed Monday as an assassination attempt using explosives targeted his convoy in the capital Khartoum, his top aide said.

Police seek four men over coronavirus attack on Singapore student

Police seek four men over coronavirus attack on Singapore student

British police on Wednesday said they are seeking four suspects after an attack on a student from Singapore, amid growing racism linked to the spread of the new coronavirus.

Merkel slams 'poison' of racism after 9 killed in Germany shootings

Merkel slams 'poison' of racism after 9 killed in Germany shootings

Chancellor Angela Merkel condemned the ‘poison’ of racism Thursday after a shooter with suspected far-right beliefs killed nine people at a shisha bar and a cafe in the German city of Hanau.

At least five dead in suicide attack in Kabul: officials

At least five dead in suicide attack in Kabul: officials

A suicide attack rocked the Afghan capital Kabul early Tuesday killing at least five people, officials said, in what was the first major assault in the city in months.

Two US troops killed by Afghan soldier in Nangarhar attack

Two US troops killed by Afghan soldier in Nangarhar attack

Two American troops were killed and six others wounded by an Afghan soldier armed with a machine gun, the US military confirmed Sunday.

At least seven Afghan troops killed in Taliban attack

At least seven Afghan troops killed in Taliban attack

Seven Afghan soldiers were killed in a Taliban attack on a base in northern Afghanistan on Tuesday, officials said, as local and international forces brace for another deadly winter.