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At least seven Afghan troops killed in Taliban attack

At least seven Afghan troops killed in Taliban attack

Seven Afghan soldiers were killed in a Taliban attack on a base in northern Afghanistan on Tuesday, officials said, as local and international forces brace for another deadly winter.

Taliban claim attack that killed US soldier in Afghanistan

Taliban claim attack that killed US soldier in Afghanistan

The Taliban claimed responsibility Monday for an attack on an American convoy that killed one US soldier and, according to the insurgents, wounded several more.

Man tells of using narwhal tusk to disrupt UK terror attack

Man tells of using narwhal tusk to disrupt UK terror attack

A man who used a narwhal tusk to tackle a knife-wielding attacker in London last month described on Saturday his ‘deep hurt’ at not being able to save the two people killed.

The global asylum system is under attack, UN chief says

The global asylum system is under attack, UN chief says

Those who seek safety from war and persecution are threatened by a hostile political environment, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres said on Tuesday ...

Attack near US base in Afghanistan injures nearly 50 civilians

Attack near US base in Afghanistan injures nearly 50 civilians

Nearly 50 civilians were wounded in a complex attack that hit a medical facility near the largest US military base in Afghanistan early on Wednesday, officials said.

Mogadishu hotel attack ends with 11 dead

Mogadishu hotel attack ends with 11 dead

An attack on a hotel in the Somali capital Mogadishu has left 11 people dead, including five militants, a government spokesman said on Wednesday after the siege ended.

Body of slain doctor arrives in Japan after Afghan shooting

Body of slain doctor arrives in Japan after Afghan shooting

The body of Tetsu Nakamura, a beloved Japanese doctor who was shot to death in Afghanistan after decades of his earnest support for the country, was brought back to Japan on Sunday.

Death toll in shooting attack on Baghdad protesters rises to 16

Death toll in shooting attack on Baghdad protesters rises to 16

The number of deaths in an attack on a key protest site in the Iraqi capital Baghdad has risen to at least 16, witnesses said on Saturday, a day after the incident.

Dad of London Bridge victim says son was 'beautiful spirit'

Dad of London Bridge victim says son was 'beautiful spirit'

The first victim of the London Bridge terror attack to be named has been praised by his father as ‘a beautiful spirit’.

Bangladesh sentences seven to death for 2016 cafe attack

Bangladesh sentences seven to death for 2016 cafe attack

A Bangladesh court on Wednesday handed death sentences to seven members of a religious militant group for plotting an attack on a cafe in 2016 that killed 22 people ...

Student bomber dies in attack outside police office in Indonesia

Student bomber dies in attack outside police office in Indonesia

A 24-year-old university student blew himself up outside police headquarters in the Indonesian city of Medan on Wednesday, wounding six people, just a month after a militant attacked a former security minister.

Three killed, dozens children wounded in Taliban truck blast

Three killed, dozens children wounded in Taliban truck blast

At least three people were killed and about 20 children wounded when a Taliban truck bomb detonated near a rural police station and partially destroyed a nearby religious school, Afghan officials said.