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Afghan road bomb kills nine civilians: officials

Afghan road bomb kills nine civilians: officials

A roadside bomb tore through a passenger bus east of the Afghan capital on Saturday, killing nine civilians, officials said, in the latest attack blamed on the Taliban.

India bans 118 Chinese apps in new backlash over border dispute

India bans 118 Chinese apps in new backlash over border dispute

The government on Wednesday banned 118 more Chinese apps as the backlash intensified against Beijing over an increasingly bitter border showdown between the giant neighbours.

GU-Q launches programme on protecting education in conflict in partnership with EAA

GU-Q launches programme on protecting education in conflict in partnership with EAA

Conflict and situations of insecurity deprives millions of young people of an education globally, a crisis that is the focus of a new course at QF partner Georgetown University in Qatar (GU-Q).

Afghan peace talks close after Taliban prisoner release approved

Afghan peace talks close after Taliban prisoner release approved

The Afghan government and the Taliban are ‘on the verge’ of peace talks, after thousands of prominent Afghans approved the release of about 400 contentious militant prisoners, Kabul's lead negotiator said Sunday.

Gunmen kill at least 20 farmers in Sudan's Darfur: tribal chief

Gunmen kill at least 20 farmers in Sudan's Darfur: tribal chief

Gunmen killed at least 20 people, including children, who were visiting their farms in Sudan's wartime Darfur region for the first time in years, a tribal chief said Saturday.

Dozens wounded as Taliban bomb rocks Afghan intel office

Dozens wounded as Taliban bomb rocks Afghan intel office

A car bomb claimed by the Taliban exploded Monday near the offices of Afghanistan's intelligence agency in the north of the country, wounding dozens of people, officials said.

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.