A roadside bomb blast killed three US service members and wounded three others near the central Afghan city of Ghazni on Tuesday, the NATO-led Resolute Support mission said.
A US army general was among those injured in a Taliban attack on top US and Afghan security chiefs inside a highly secure compound last week in Kandahar province, a military spokesman confirmed.
Colonel Ryan Dillon stressed that the recapturing of Raqqa in Syria and the clearing of Mosul in Iraq more than halfway have significantly weakened the enemy.
Bangladesh hanged a wealthy tycoon and top financial backer of its largest Islamist party late yesterday for war crimes, dealing a massive blow to the group’s ambitions in the Muslim-majority nation.
As global oil giants struggle with plunging earnings, Chinese state oil firms are unlikely to be waiting in the wings to buy any unwanted assets.