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Suicide bomber in Afghanistan kills seven at election rally

Suicide bomber in Afghanistan kills seven at election rally

A suicide bomber blew himself up at an election rally in Afghanistan's eastern province of Nangarhar on Tuesday, killing at least seven people and wounding 25, officials said ...

Twin blasts rock Kabul, at least 14 people killed

Twin blasts rock Kabul, at least 14 people killed

The second bomb detonated an hour after a suicide bomber blew himself up inside the sports hall in a heavily Shia neighbourhood, as journalists and security forces gathered at the scene.

Gunmen attack intelligence training centre in Kabul

Gunmen attack intelligence training centre in Kabul

Several gunmen were firing on a training facility overseen by the National Security Directorate -- Afghanistan's intelligence agency -- from a nearby construction site.

Three wounded as rockets are fired into Kabul

Three wounded as rockets are fired into Kabul

The rockets landed in residential areas "near the mountains in PD5 (police district)" in the west of the city, police spokesman Hashmat Stanikzai said.

Suicide bomb kills 85 at Pakistan election rally

Suicide bomb kills 85 at Pakistan election rally

The death toll in a suicide bombing in southwestern Pakistan Friday jumped to 85, an official said, the deadliest in a string of attacks on political rallies that have raised security fears ahead of nationwide polls on July 25.

Suicide bomber kills 13, including women, outside Afghan ministry

Suicide bomber kills 13, including women, outside Afghan ministry

A suicide bomber killed 13 people and wounded more 25 during rush hour on Monday at the entrance to Afghanistan's rural rehabilitation and development ministry in Kabul as workers were leaving for home ...

Suicide bomber kills eight after Afghan clerics outlaw suicide bombings

Suicide bomber kills eight after Afghan clerics outlaw suicide bombings

A motorcycle suicide bomber killed at least eight people near a gathering of Muslim clerics in the Afghan capital after they had issued a fatwa against suicide bombings, officials said, in the latest in a series of attacks to hit Kabul.

Afghan Taliban announce fresh offensive 'in blow to peace bid'

Afghan Taliban announce fresh offensive 'in blow to peace bid'

The Taliban said the offensive was partly a response to US President Donald Trump's new strategy for Afghanistan announced last August, which gave US forces more leeway to go after insurgents.

Blast at election centre in Afghan capital kills 57

Blast at election centre in Afghan capital kills 57

A suicide bomber blew himself up outside a voter registration centre in the Afghan capital Kabul on Sunday, killing at least 57 people and injuring more than 100, in the most serious attack yet on preparations for elections scheduled for October.

Suicide bomber kills more than 30 near shrine in Afghan capital

Suicide bomber kills more than 30 near shrine in Afghan capital

A suicide bomber blew himself up near a Shia shrine in Kabul on Wednesday, killing at least 26 people and wounding 18, officials said, as the Afghan capital celebrated the Nawruz holiday.

Suicide bomber kills at least nine in Kabul Shia area

Suicide bomber kills at least nine in Kabul Shia area

The third suicide attack in the city in a fortnight comes as the Taliban face growing pressure to take up the Afghan government's recent offer of peace talks.

Suicide bomber rams car into Somali military base

Suicide bomber rams car into Somali military base

A suicide bomber rammed a car into a Somali military base about 30 km northwest of the capital Mogadishu on Friday, killing one soldier, the military said.