World | Written by Amitabh Revi | Monday January 6, 2014
The Afghan Interior Ministry says it has detained Spozhmay, a 10-year-old girl who was about to be used by Taliban as a suicide bomber.
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday September 20, 2013
The Pentagon has scrapped the Twitter account of an agency that counters homemade explosives after it posted joking comments about a bombing in the Philippines, officials said Friday.
World | Associated Press | Friday September 13, 2013
Taliban militants attacked the U.S. consulate in western Afghanistan on Friday morning, using a car bomb and guns to battle security forces just outside the compound in the city of Herat. It was not entirely clear whether any attackers managed to bre...
World | Associated Press | Saturday August 31, 2013
A suicide bomber detonated his explosives near a police checkpoint and a bank in southern Afghanistan on Saturday, one of two attacks in the heartland of the insurgency that killed 18 people over 24 hours.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday August 4, 2013
Pakistan has "strongly condemned" the suicide attack in Jalalabad in Afghanistan, outside the Indian consulate, that killed nine people, and said on Sunday that terrorism is the "common enemy" of the countries of the region.
World | Associated Press | Saturday July 20, 2013
Officials say a wave of bombings in southern Afghanistan has killed 15 people, including six members of the country's security services.
World | Associated Press | Thursday July 11, 2013
Officials say a twin bombing in southern Afghanistan has killed five people, three civilians whose car struck a roadside bomb and two police officers who had rushed to the scene to help the victims when the second bomb went off.
World | Press Trust of India | Friday July 5, 2013
At least nine people, including six Afghan security officials, were killed and 19 others injured today when a suicide bomber blew himself up at a check post on the Pakistan-Afghanistan border in the troubled Balochistan province.
World | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 4, 2013
At least four soldiers were killed and three others injured today in a suicide attack on a security check-post in Pakistan's restive North Waziristan tribal region.
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday May 24, 2013
An Italian woman working for the International Organization for Migration was seriously wounded in coordinated attacks in the Afghan capital Kabul on Friday, a spokesman for the group said.
World | Reuters | Thursday May 16, 2013
Accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who was found hiding in a boat days after the blasts, left a handwritten message describing the attack as retribution for U.S. wars in Muslim countries, CBS News reported on Thursday.
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday May 16, 2013
A suicide car bomb targeted a foreign military convoy in Kabul on Thursday, killing 14 people including six NATO personnel and two children in the deadliest attack in the Afghan capital for nearly a year.
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday April 24, 2013
A suicide bomber blew up his car at a check point near a Shiite dominated area in southwest Pakistan late on Tuesday, killing six people and wounding more than 30, officials said.
World | Agence France-Presse | Saturday April 20, 2013
A female suicide bomber blew herself up outside a hospital in a lawless tribal area of northwest Pakistan Saturday and killed at least four people and wounded four others, officials said.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday April 8, 2013
A roadside bomb in Afghanistan exploded under a bus on Monday, killing nine people and wounding at least 22 in an attack by suspected Taliban militants, officials said.
World | Reuters | Sunday April 7, 2013
A car bomb blast killed five Americans, including three U.S. soldiers and a young diplomat, on Saturday, while an American civilian died in a separate attack in the east.
World | Associated Press | Saturday April 6, 2013
Officials say a suicide bomber has targeted a provincial governor's convoy near a hospital in southern Afghanistan.
World | Reuters | Friday March 29, 2013
Ten people were killed in Pakistan on Friday when a suicide bomber attacked a paramilitary police convoy, security officials said.
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday March 26, 2013
A group of seven suicide bombers attacked a police base in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad on Tuesday, killing five officers, police said.
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday February 27, 2013
A Taliban suicide bomber attacked a bus carrying Afghan army personnel in Kabul Wednesday, wounding 10 people and highlighting a growing trend of strikes on Afghan rather than NATO military targets.