KABUL, Afghanistan, August 14: The Taliban seized a province just south of Afghanistan’s capital and launched a multi-pronged assault early Saturday on a major city in the north defended by powerful former warlords, Afghan officials said.
BURKINA FASO, June 6: The death toll from the worst militant attack in Burkina Faso in recent years has risen to 132, the government said on Saturday, after armed assailants laid siege overnight to a village in the jihadist-plagued northeast.
KATHMANDU, May 28: My name is Asmini Gurung. I have been working at the COVID-19 ICU ward of Bheri Hospital from the beginning of the first wave of the pandemic. The night shift of our duty begins at 7 PM. He ( Dilli Rawat) was in the 13 number bed of the ICU ward in the hospital. His health condition was critical from the day he was admitted to the hospital.
USA, March 24: Three were gunned down while putting in a day’s work at a Colorado supermarket. Another was a police officer who raced in to try to rescue them and others from the attack that left 10 dead.
MOGADISHU, Feb 1: Nine people died in an attack at a hotel on Sunday in the Somali capital of Mogadishu, and security forces ended the assault by al Qaeda-linked al Shabaab fighters early on Monday, a police spokesman said.
The social media battle between Urmila Matondkar and Kangana Ranaut heated up Jan. 3 when the latter launched a fresh Twitter attack on the former, indirectly questioning the legitimacy of funds that Urmila spent in buying her new office, said to cost around Rs 3 crore.
BAGHDAD, Nov 9: Unidentified gunmen killed at least 11 people and wounded eight others including soldiers in an attack on an Iraqi army post in western Baghdad, police sources and medics said on Monday.
KARACHI, Pakistan, June 29: Gunmen attacked the stock exchange in the Pakistani city of Karachi on Monday, killing at least three people — two guards and a policeman, according to police. Special police forces deployed to the scene of the attack and in a swift operation secured the building, killing all four gunmen.
POKHARA/TANAHUN, Jan 7: On Sunday, an eight-year-old boy Pujan Sinjali was attacked by a leopard in Aanbu Khaireni Rural Municipality-8 in Tanahun district. The boy was attacked by the leopard when he was returning home from his maternal uncle's house.
TANAHUN, Jan 6: No sooner than the sun sets, Fulmaya Nepali of Ratamata village in Tanahun shuts the doors and windows of her house. It is not the fear of thieves, but that of the leopards that roam her village as soon as it gets dark.
TRIPOLI, Jan 5: At least 30 people were killed and 33 others wounded in an attack on a military academy in the Libyan capital late on Saturday, the health ministry of the Tripoli-based government said in a statement on Sunday.
NAIROBI/JOHANNESBURG/LONDON, Nov 8: As jihadists wreaked ever more havoc in the last two years, mining firms in Burkina Faso rolled out extra security measures, from barracks for government troops protecting them to safe rooms for workers behind barbed wire and mounds.
ARGHAKHANCHI, Sept 30: Nepali Congress Central Committee Member and federal lawmaker Gagan Thapa said that his party strongly opposes a series of recent violent activities carried out by the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP).
The ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) cadres, in what seems like the nod from the government, are becoming extremely intolerant toward anyone who raises the question about misrule, corruption and irregularities. This is going to be costly for the government which is already earning notoriety for failing to govern as per the aspirations of people.
RIYADH/DUBAI/LONDON, Sept 14: Yemen’s Iran-aligned Houthi group on Saturday attacked two plants at the heart of Saudi Arabia’s oil industry, including the world’s biggest petroleum processing facility, in a strike that three sources said had disrupted output and exports.
AMMAN, Aug 21: Ten of thousands of people have fled to Syria’s border with Turkey in the last few days as a Syrian army advance pushed further into the opposition’s last major stronghold, residents, rights groups and opposition sources said on Wednesday.
KABUL, August 20: A suicide bombing at a wedding party in Kabul claimed by a local Islamic State affiliate has renewed fears about the growing threat posed by its thousands of fighters, as well as their ability to plot global attacks from a stronghold in the forbidding mountains of northeastern Afghanistan.
ADEN, August 1: Yemen’s Iran-aligned Houthi movement said it launched missile and drone attacks on Thursday on a military parade in Aden, the seat of the Saudi-backed government, that killed more than 30 people according to medical and security sources.
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria, July 29: Suspected Boko Haram extremists killed more than 60 people in an attack on villagers leaving a funeral in northeastern Nigeria, a local official said Sunday. It was the deadliest extremist attack against civilians in the region this year.
LONDON, July 20: Iran seized a British-flagged oil tanker Friday and briefly detained the second vessel in the Strait of Hormuz, intensifying tensions in the strategic waterway that has become a flashpoint between Tehran and the West.
MOGADISHU, July 14: Islamic extremists blew up the gate of a Somali hotel with a car bomb and took over the building for more than 14 hours, leaving 26 people dead before Somali forces who besieged the hotel overnight killed the attackers. The victims included a prominent Canadian-Somali journalist.
DUBAI/WASHINGTON, June 15: The United States on Friday blamed Iran for attacks on two oil tankers at the entrance to the Gulf and said it was seeking international consensus about the threat to shipping, despite Tehran denying involvement in the explosions at sea.
OUAGADOUGOU, June 11: Unidentified assailants killed 19 people and wounded 13 others in an attack on and around the town of Arbinda in northern Burkina Faso on Sunday, the government said in a statement.
TANAHU, June 9: Pushpa Adhikari, a nine-year-old girl of Bhanu Municipality-2, has been killed in a leopard attack on Friday evening. According to police, the child was attacked in the backyard of her own house when she was playing.
KAWASAKI, JAPAN, May 28: A man carrying a knife in each hand and screaming “I will kill you!” attacked a group of schoolgirls waiting at a bus stop just outside Tokyo on Tuesday, killing two and injuring 16 before killing himself, officials and media said.
SAN FRANCISCO, May 15: Facebook Inc said on Tuesday it was tightening rules around its live streaming feature ahead of a meeting of world leaders aimed at curbing online violence in the aftermath of a massacre in New Zealand.
KABUL, May 5: At least 20 people were injured after a Taliban suicide bomber drove an explosives-packed Humvee and blew himself up at the police headquarters in the northern Afghan city of Pul-e-Khumri, Afghan officials and the Taliban said on Sunday.
COLOMBO, April 23: Sri Lankans woke to emergency law on Tuesday as authorities searched for those behind suicide bomb attacks on churches and luxury hotels that killed 290 people at the weekend, with the focus turning to militants with links to foreign groups.
TOKYO, March 31: North Korea said Sunday it wants an investigation into an attack on its embassy in Spain last month, calling it a “grave terrorist attack” and an act of extortion that violates international law.
DAKAR, March 27: The death toll from Saturday’s attack by unknown gunmen on villagers in central Mali has risen to 157, a government spokesman said on Tuesday, confirming it as one of the worst recent atrocities in a country beset by ethnic violence.