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Three police abducted and killed in Indian Kashmir

Three police abducted and killed in Indian Kashmir

Police officers, many of them local Muslims, have been increasingly targeted in recent months in the territory rocked for decades by violence.

Suicide car bomb kills at least six in Somali capital

Suicide car bomb kills at least six in Somali capital

A loud blast destroyed the office in Mogadishu's Hodan district and sent up huge clouds of smoke.

US general warns against major assault on Syria's Idlib

US general warns against major assault on Syria's Idlib

The northern province and surrounding areas are the last major swathe of territory held by insurgents fighting Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

Kashmir militants release kidnapped relatives of policemen

Kashmir militants release kidnapped relatives of policemen

The abduction of 10 family members was carried out in three districts of southern Kashmir in retaliation for police arrests of the militants' relatives.

Kashmir militants kidnap family members of policemen

Kashmir militants kidnap family members of policemen

Sons, brothers and fathers of police officials have been abducted since Wednesday in three districts, including Kulgam, where five such abductions were carried out.

Islamic State claims responsibility for Libya checkpoint attack

Islamic State claims responsibility for Libya checkpoint attack

Thursday's attack took place between the towns of Zliten and Khoms on the coastal road leading from Tripoli to the port city of Misrata.

Militants attack police targets in Russia's Chechnya

Militants attack police targets in Russia's Chechnya

Two knife-wielding assailants tried to enter a police station in Chechnya's Shalinsky district and attacked and wounded two police officers, investigators said.

4 security members, 3 militants killed in Jordan shootout

4 security members, 3 militants killed in Jordan shootout

In a huge security operation, Jordanian forces laid siege to the building in a residential part of Salt on Saturday night in a search for those responsible for a bomb attack on Friday on a police van.

Bangladesh acquits British citizen held over cafe attack

Bangladesh acquits British citizen held over cafe attack

Hasnat Karim was with his family celebrating his daughter's birthday when militants attacked, taking 22 hostages, mostly foreigners.

Hamas vows revenge after Israeli raid kills three militants

Hamas vows revenge after Israeli raid kills three militants

The military wing of Gaza's rulers Hamas on Thursday vowed revenge after Israeli strikes killed three militants in the latest flare-up of violence.

More than 180 dead in IS attacks on southern Syria

More than 180 dead in IS attacks on southern Syria

A string of suicide blasts and raids claimed by the Islamic State group killed more than 180 people in southern Syria on Wednesday, in one of the jihadists' deadliest ever assaults in the country.

Arrest warrant issued for man after knife attack on German bus

Arrest warrant issued for man after knife attack on German bus

Police said the 34-year-old German citizen wounded 10 people in the attack on Friday.