The gunbattle between Afghan security forces and insurgents in Jalalabad, the capital of Nangarhar province, was still ongoing on Sunday evening and casualties are likely to rise, official said
Pakistan blacklists, expels Asia coordinator of Committee to Protect Journalists; group's executive director calls move 'baffling'
Pakistan blacklisted and expelled the Asia coordinator of global press freedom group the Committee to Protect Journalists, the group's executive director said Friday.
Pakistan issues red warrant against former finance minister Ishaq Dar; 67-year-old absconding in London
Pakistan has issued a red warrant against former finance minister Ishaq Dar, who has been declared absconder by an accountability court in a corruption case, the Interior Ministry told the Supreme Court.
Afghan authorities have raised the death toll from Saturday's suicide bombing in Kabul to 103, as hundreds of people gathered for funerals or awaited word of loved ones outside hospitals and morgues.
A day after the deadliest Taliban-suicide bombing in months that hit the heart of Kabul and left 103 dead, the Opposition demanded the resignation of the National Unity government-led by President Ashraf Ghani.
Kabul hotel attack: Taliban militants 'searched for foreigners' as they did not want locals to be killed, say eyewitnesses
Taliban militants who killed at least 22 people at a luxury Kabul hotel went from room to room searching for foreigners and survivors, a security source said on Monday as more details of the victims emerged.
A Taliban assault on the Intercontinental Hotel in Afghanistan's capital killed at least 18 people, including 14 foreigners, and pinned security forces down for more than 13 hours before the last attacker was killed on Sunday, with the casualty toll expected to rise.
Fifty-two people were killed after a bus they were travelling in caught fire in Kazakhstan’s north-western Aktau region, the country’s interior ministry said.
Egyptian authorities say security forces have killed at least 14 Islamic militants in Sinai and an adjacent Suez Canal province following the massacre at a village mosque in the northern part of the peninsula last week that killed 305 people.
The death toll in a suicide and gun attack on police in southeast Afghanistan has risen to 32 with more than 200 wounded, an official said, in the latest deadly violence to hit the country.
Thailand floods: Death toll rises to 23; PM Prayuth Chan-ocha says govt working on water management plan
Floods in Thailand's northern and eastern regions have killed at least 23 people and left two missing with damage estimated at around $300 million.
State of emergency may continue in France; govt claims to have foiled seven terror plots since start of year
Seven terror plots have been foiled in France since the start of the year, Interior Minister Gerard Collomb said on Wednesday, as he argued for a final extension of the country's state of emergency
The Lahore High Court on Sunday deferred its verdict in the case against the detention of Jamaat-ud-Dawah chief Hafiz Saeed and his four aides for their involvement in activities prejudicial to the security of Pakistan.
It was part of efforts to ensure maximum security of the Chinese nationals visiting Pakistan on various visa categories.
At least 34 migrants drowned as coastguard boats and other vessels tried to save hundreds of others packed into boats off the coast of Libya, rescuers said.
At least 43 militants including 17 Islamic State fighters were killed in military operations in Afghanistan, the Interior Ministry said on Sunday
Turkey has formally arrested 1,656 people in the past six months for allegedly supporting terrorist organisations or insulting officials on social media, and are investigating at least 10,000 others, the Interior Ministry said Saturday.
A special court hearing treason charges against former Pakistani dictator General Pervez Musharraf on Tuesday ordered the freezing of the 'proclaimed offender's' bank accounts and confiscate his property for not appearing before it despite repeated notices.
A spokesman for an international aid organization says that four of its staff were injured in an attack on a guest house it uses in the Afghan capital.