Dec 13, 2012 10:54 EST
A suicide car bomber attacked a NATO airbase in southern Afghanistan just hours after the US Defence Secretary left Thursday, killing two civilians, wounding 15 and injuring four foreign soldiers, police said.
Dec 13, 2012 09:18 EST
A suicide car bomb exploded near a NATO airbase in southern Afghanistan on Thursday, killing two civilians, wounding 15 others and injuring four foreign soldiers, police said.
Dec 12, 2012 14:41 EST
The leaders of Afghanistan and Pakistan said they made progress in Turkey-mediated talks on Wednesday, aimed partly at calming tensions following an assassination attempt on an Afghan spy chief that Kabul said was planned in Pakistan.
Dec 10, 2012 02:10 EST
Gunmen assassinated an Afghan women's affairs official on Monday just months after her predecessor was blown up by a bomb, police said.
Dec 10, 2012 02:03 EST
Suicide bombers attacked a Pakistani police station on Monday, killing six people in the outskirts of northwestern town Bannu near the militant stronghold of North Waziristan, officials said.
Dec 09, 2012 18:06 EST
A US special forces commando was killed during a mission in Afghanistan that succeeded in rescuing a kidnapped American doctor, the White House said Sunday.
Dec 09, 2012 04:27 EST
US soldiers killed seven Taliban insurgents in a successful pre-dawn raid to rescue a kidnapped American doctor in eastern Afghanistan on Sunday, the NATO force in the war-torn country said.
Dec 08, 2012 22:57 EST
US troops rescued a kidnapped American doctor during an operation against Taliban insurgents in eastern Afghanistan on Sunday, the NATO force in the war-torn country said.
Dec 08, 2012 08:41 EST
Afghan President Hamid Karzai said Saturday a suicide attack that wounded the country's spy chief was planned in neighbouring Pakistan, and added he would raise the issue with Islamabad.
Dec 06, 2012 13:51 EST
Afghanistan's intelligence chief was wounded in an assassination attempt by a fake Taliban peace envoy Thursday, just months after he took office, as Kabul grapples with the impending departure of NATO combat troops.
Dec 06, 2012 09:52 EST
Afghanistan's head of intelligence was wounded in an assassination attempt claimed by the Taliban on Thursday just months after he took office as Kabul seeks to navigate the impending departure of NATO combat troops.
Dec 05, 2012 13:39 EST
A roadside bomb in the Kenyan capital wounded at least eight people, the latest in a string of attacks, police said Wednesday.
Dec 05, 2012 13:25 EST
Pakistan's top judge said Wednesday he was determined to pursue the government over killings and disappearances in one of the most troubled parts of the country, accusing the authorities of inaction.
Dec 03, 2012 23:12 EST
A suicide bomber on Tuesday rammed his explosive-laden car into a checkpoint outside a police station in northwestern Pakistan, wounding six people, police said.
Dec 02, 2012 06:11 EST
Taliban suicide attackers struck at a NATO base on an Afghan city airport at dawn on Sunday, killing five people and wounding several foreign troops in a two-hour battle, officials said.
Dec 01, 2012 14:33 EST
The number of people killed in attacks in Iraq rose in November compared with October, many of them dying in the last few days of the month, figures compiled by the government and AFP showed.
Nov 29, 2012 10:59 EST
Bombs mainly targeting Shiite Muslims and security forces in Iraq killed 45 people and wounded 205 others on Thursday in the deadliest day of violence to hit the country in more than two months.
Nov 29, 2012 07:32 EST
A prominent Pakistani warlord who sends men to fight US and NATO troops in Afghanistan was wounded in a suicide attack on Thursday that killed five people and wounded 10 others, officials said.
Nov 29, 2012 05:56 EST
Bombs targeting Shiite Muslims and security forces in Iraq on Thursday killed 38 people and wounded 107 others in the deadliest day of violence to hit the country in more than two months.
Nov 29, 2012 03:54 EST
Bombs targeting Shiite Muslims in areas south of Baghdad on Thursday killed 31 people and wounded 98, security and medical officials said.