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Taliban attacks on Afghan forces cause 'heavy casualties': officials

Taliban attacks on Afghan forces cause 'heavy casualties': officials

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.

Qatar condemns attacks in Ethiopia, Zimbabwe

Qatar condemns attacks in Ethiopia, Zimbabwe

Qatar has strongly condemned the attack which targeted a rally of Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, leaving one dead and several injured.

Dutch arrest three linked to 2016 Paris terror plot

Dutch arrest three linked to 2016 Paris terror plot

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.

Palestinian killed in Gaza border fence blast

Palestinian killed in Gaza border fence blast

The 24-year-old man's death in northern Gaza followed a more than two-month surge in tensions along the frontier.

Indonesia hit by another attack after suicide bombings

Indonesia hit by another attack after suicide bombings

It was not clear if Wednesday's incident was linked to earlier attacks at churches and a police station in Surabaya.

Afghan Taliban fighters close in on provincial city

Afghan Taliban fighters close in on provincial city

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.

Attacks in Indonesia and Paris condemned

Attacks in Indonesia and Paris condemned

Qatar strongly condemned the attacks that targeted three churches in Indonesia, leaving several dead and injured.

Qatar backs attacks against Syrian targets

Qatar backs attacks against Syrian targets

Qatar has expressed its support for the US, British and French military operations against specific military targets used by the Syrian regime in launching attacks on innocent civilians.

Al Shabaab attacks African Union base in Somalia:military

Al Shabaab attacks African Union base in Somalia:military

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.

25 killed in IS attacks in northern Iraq: officials

25 killed in IS attacks in northern Iraq: officials

At least 25 civilians and members of government forces have been killed in northern Iraq since late Sunday in attacks by the Islamic State group, officials said.

German far-right 'terrorists' jailed for refugee attacks

German far-right 'terrorists' jailed for refugee attacks

Eight members of a German far-right group were jailed Wednesday on terrorism and attempted murder charges for a series of explosives attacks targeting refugees and anti-fascist activists.

Burkina Faso arrests key attack suspect, says source

Burkina Faso arrests key attack suspect, says source

Sunday saw further unrest when one person was shot dead after three people attempted to storm a roadblock in the early hours near the presidential compound, a government source said.