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At least 20 Afghan civilians killed in airstrike: local officials

At least 20 Afghan civilians killed in airstrike: local officials

At least 20 Afghan civilians, including 12 children, were killed in an airstrike targeting a Taliban commander in the eastern province of Kunar late on Friday, local officials said.

Saudi-led coalition launches strikes on rebel airbase in Yemen

Saudi-led coalition launches strikes on rebel airbase in Yemen

The Saudi-led coalition has launched airstrikes on an airbase near the international airport in the Yemeni capital Sanaa, state-run Saudi media reported early Friday.

At least 14 civilians dead in airstrike in northern Afghanistan

At least 14 civilians dead in airstrike in northern Afghanistan

At least 14 civilians including women and children were killed in an Afghan-US aerial operation in northern Kunduz province, officials said Friday.

US 'launches' Afghan airstrike after apparent insider attack

US 'launches' Afghan airstrike after apparent insider attack

The incident occurred on Thursday as US soldiers were patrolling in the Islamic State-stronghold of Achin in Nangarhar province, according to Hakim Khan, a commander of the government militia involved in the incident.

Fighting in northwestern Syria kills 66

Fighting in northwestern Syria kills 66

Clashes pitting mainly jihadist and rebel fighters against regime forces backed by Russian warplanes killed at 66 people on the edge of Syria's northwestern Idlib province, a monitor said Friday.

Afghan airstrike kills 10 security forces in Helmand

Afghan airstrike kills 10 security forces in Helmand

At least nine Afghan police were wounded in the "erroneous" airstrike in Gereshk district and an investigation is under way, Helmand governor Hayatullah Hayat said.

IS 'Minister of War' killed in airstrike, says Russia

IS 'Minister of War' killed in airstrike, says Russia

Russia claimed on Friday to have killed several top commanders of the Islamic State group in an airstrike in Syria, including the so-called Emir of Deir Ezzor and the "Minister of War".

McDonald’s Qatar invests in renewable technologies and energy efficiency

McDonald’s Qatar invests in renewable technologies and energy efficiency

Al Mana Restaurants & Food Company, the owner and operator of McDonald’s franchise in Qatar, has announced that the fast food chain’s Qatar operations are well on their way to reducing environmental footprint as well as adopting innovative approaches to waste management.

Drug war victim

Drug war victim

Loved ones and mourners pay their last respects to Arjay Suldao, 16, who according to the local media was a victim of unknown assailants related to the drug war, during his funeral at a cemetery in Navotas city, Metro Manila, yesterday.

Pentagon denies striking mosque in Syria

Pentagon denies striking mosque in Syria

The Pentagon on Friday denied that it had targeted a mosque in the Western Syrian province of Aleppo, saying that it had carried out a strike against an al Qaeda meeting place and believed that it had killed dozens of militants.

SoftBank to route investments via $100bn fund

SoftBank to route investments via $100bn fund

SoftBank Group Corp plans to make future large-scale investments via an upcoming $100bn tech fund it is establishing rather than on its own to avoid growing already bloated debt at the Japanese telecoms and technology company.

Airstrike causes civilian casualties in Afghanistan

Airstrike causes civilian casualties in Afghanistan

An airstrike in Afghanistan on Friday hit the home of a Taliban commander in the eastern province of Nangarhar and caused several civilian casualties, government and insurgent spokesmen said.