After a Brazilian presidential campaign that has seen political violence overshadow policy debate, many fear that attacks will continue after the likely election on Sunday of far-right, tough-talking candidate Jair Bolsonaro.
Senior US envoy Zalmay Khalilzad has arrived in Kabul for talks with Afghan leaders, an official said Sunday, in his first trip to the Afghan capital since being appointed to lead peace efforts with the Taliban.
Taliban attacks on Afghan security forces in the country's north have caused ‘heavy casualties’, officials said Thursday, putting the number of soldiers killed as high as 40 in fighting that is ongoing.
Dutch police have arrested three men whose DNA was found on weapons seized in a Paris suburb after law officers foiled a planned 2016 terror attack, Dutch prosecutors said Tuesday.
It was not clear if Wednesday's incident was linked to earlier attacks at churches and a police station in Surabaya.
A Farah government official and several residents said security forces were engaged in police districts two and three, around 4 km from the city centre.
Al Shabaab insurgents battled for hours on Sunday with African Union troops after exploding a car bomb outside their base, Somali police, military and the militants said.