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Three soldiers, civilian killed in militant attack in Indian Kashmir

SHOPIAN, India: Three Indian soldiers and a woman were killed when militants ambushed a patrol in South Kashmir early on Thursday, part of an upsurge of violence that has hit the restive northern region as it emerges from winter. An army and police party was returning from a village in the Shopian district of South… Read More »

Suicide bombers hit court in Pakistan, at least four killed – police

PESHAWAR, Pakistan: Suicide bombers attacked a court complex in Pakistan on Tuesday, killing at least four people, officials said, in the latest incident in a new surge of Islamist violence. A spokesman for the Pakistani Taliban’s Jamaat-ur-Ahrar faction claimed responsibility for the attack in the northwestern town of Charsadda. The district administration said at least… Read More »

At least four people reported killed in California storm

LOS ANGELES: A severe storm pounding southern and central California reportedly killed at least four people overnight on Friday (Jan 18), causing flash floods and forcing the evacuation of hundreds of people from their homes. Los Angeles city fire officials said a 55-year-old man was electrocuted after a tree downed a power line. Several people… Read More »

Turkish army says 48 Islamic State militants killed in Syria on Sunday

ISTANBUL: Turkish-led air and ground operations in Syria killed 48 Islamic State militants on Sunday (Jan 8) while Turkish warplanes destroyed 23 buildings and shelters used by the jihadists, Turkey’s armed forces said in a statement on Monday. Turkey launched the ‘Euphrates Shield’ operation in support of Syrian rebels more than four months ago to… Read More »

Twelve soldiers killed in attack on Burkina Faso army post

OUAGADOUGOU: A dozen soldiers were killed in northern Burkina Faso when unidentified gunmen attacked a military post near the border with Mali, President Roch Marc Christian Kabore said on Friday, calling the assailants “forces of evil”. Attacks in Burkina Faso were relatively rare before a major attack by al Qaeda-linked fighters on a hotel in… Read More »

Turkey vows vengeance after Kurdish militants blamed for attack that killed 38

ISTANBUL: Turkey on Sunday vowed vengeance against Kurdish militants it said were likely behind twin bombings that killed 38 people and wounded 155 in what appeared to be a coordinated attack on police outside a soccer stadium in Istanbul. The blasts on Saturday night – a car bomb outside the Vodafone Arena, home to Istanbul’s… Read More »

Three Turkish soldiers killed by roadside bomb in Kurdish southeast – sources

ANKARA: Three Turkish soldiers travelling in a military personnel carrier were killed by a roadside bomb in Turkey’s mainly Kurdish southeast on Friday, security sources said. Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militants were suspected of having planted the bomb on the road between Turkey’s Diyarbakir and Mardin provinces, the sources said. The separatist PKK has waged… Read More »

Rebel Nagorno-Karabakh says one soldier killed, one wounded by Azeri fire

YEREVAN: A soldier from the breakaway region of Nagorgo-Karabakh, which is controlled by pro-Armenian separatists, was killed and another was wounded on Saturday as a result of shooting from Azerbaijan’s side, Nagorno-Karabakh’s defence ministry said. A Moscow-brokered ceasefire halted four days of violence in the South Caucasus region in April, the worst flare-up in years,… Read More »