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Suicide bomber, gunmen attack Afghanistan government building, four killed

No one immediately claimed responsibility for Wednesday's attack, but both Taliban and Islamic State group are active in eastern Afghanistan.

published on : 18th September 2019

Taliban open to new talks with US after bloody attacks

Trump had said the US was walking away from negotiations after nearly a year of grinding diplomatic efforts to strike a deal that could pave the way for an American withdrawal from Afghanistan.

published on : 18th September 2019

Sri Lanka ends emergency four months after Easter attacks

President Maithripala Sirisena has been extending the emergency on the 22nd of each month since the April 21 attacks on three hotels and three churches.

published on : 23rd August 2019

A look at the Islamic State affiliate's rise in Afghanistan

The Islamic State affiliate appeared in Afghanistan shortly after the group's core fighters swept across Syria and Iraq in 2014 in around a third of both countries. 

published on : 19th August 2019

Female suicide bomber strikes hospital in Pakistan's Dera Ismail Khan, 9 killed

Gunmen on motorcycles opened fire on police in a residential area, killing two, then the bomber struck at the entrance to the hospital, killing another four police and three civilians.

published on : 21st July 2019

13-year-old suicide bomber kills five at Afghanistan wedding

No one took responsibility for the attack, but both the Taliban and the Islamic State affiliate have a strong presence in eastern Afghanistan.

published on : 12th July 2019

Kabul election centre suicide bomb attack: 'Nobody in Afghanistan will vote'

A suicide bombing outside a voter and ID registration centre in Kabul killed at least 57 people, and injured 112 people.

published on : 22nd April 2018

Islamic State suicide bomber kills 57 at Kabul voter registration centre in Afghanistan

The assault underscores growing concerns about security in the lead-up to legislative elections scheduled for October 20, which are seen as a test-run for next year's presidential poll.

published on : 22nd April 2018

Five killed, 19 injured in suicide bombing on security forces in Pakistan

The attackers targeted the convoy of security forces on the Sariab road in the provincial capital Quetta, they said.

published on : 25th November 2017

Islamic State claims attack in Egypt's Sinai that killed 23 soldiers

The Islamic State group issued a claim of responsibility, saying in an online statement that it had carried out the attack as the Egyptian army was preparing an assault on IS positions in Sinai.

published on : 8th July 2017

Iran offers Saudi Arabia help after Mecca bombing

Iran on Saturday condemned a suicide bombing near Islam's holiest site in Mecca and offered Saudi Arabia its assistance in tackling terrorism despite their severed ties.

published on : 24th June 2017

12 killed after attacks on Iran parliament, Khomeini's tomb; IS claims attacks

There were mixed reports, with some local news agencies reporting there was a single shooter inside the Tehran complex and others saying there were three men.

published on : 7th June 2017