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TikTok denies sharing Indian user data with Chinese govt

TikTok denies sharing Indian user data with Chinese govt

TikTok denied Tuesday sharing Indian users' data with the Chinese government, after New Delhi banned the wildly popular app in a sharp deterioration of relations with Beijing two weeks ...

Bomb kills two human rights workers in Afghan capital

Bomb kills two human rights workers in Afghan capital

Two employees of Afghanistan's human rights body were killed in a bomb attack in Kabul on Saturday, the agency said.

Over 400 Afghan security personnel killed or wounded by Taliban in past week: govt

Over 400 Afghan security personnel killed or wounded by Taliban in past week: govt

The Taliban have killed or wounded more than 400 Afghan security personnel over the past week, the interior ministry said Sunday, accusing the insurgents of increasing attacks ahead of expected peace talks.

Roadside bomb kills 7 civilians in Afghanistan

Roadside bomb kills 7 civilians in Afghanistan

Seven civilians were killed by a roadside bomb linked to the Taliban in northern Afghanistan, officials said Tuesday, even as authorities pressed for peace talks with the militants.

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.

Central Africa militia fighting kills 13

Central Africa militia fighting kills 13

At least 13 people were killed in fighting in the Central African Republic where rival armed factions are battling after a seven-year civil war, UN officials said on Thursday.

Mobile phone services restored as Afghan truce holds

Mobile phone services restored as Afghan truce holds

Mobile phone services were restored across swathes of Taliban-contested areas of Afghanistan over the weekend as a partial truce with the militants held for a second day.

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.

Soldier killed, four wounded in Ukraine fighting flare-up

Soldier killed, four wounded in Ukraine fighting flare-up

Fierce fighting in eastern Ukraine killed one Ukrainian soldier and wounded several others Tuesday, Kiev said, in the worst clashes in months with pro-Russian separatists.

EU agrees naval mission to stop Libya arms flow

EU agrees naval mission to stop Libya arms flow

EU foreign ministers agreed Monday to a naval operation to enforce an arms embargo on war-torn Libya, overcoming objections from countries who feared it may encourage new migrant flows.

New clashes in Libya despite UN ceasefire call

New clashes in Libya despite UN ceasefire call

Rival forces clashed in the Libyan capital Thursday, causing new civilian casualties in the grinding conflict a day after a UN Security Council resolution called for a ‘lasting ceasefire’.

Syrian government set to retake key M5 highway: monitor

Syrian government set to retake key M5 highway: monitor

Syrian regime forces Sunday were set to retake a key motorway connecting the capital Damascus to second city Aleppo following weeks of battles in the rebel-held Idlib region, a monitor said.