Gunmen abduct 30 Shiite Muslims in Afghanistan: Officials

Masked gunmen have abducted 30 Shiite Muslim men who were travelling by bus through southern Afghanistan after returning from Iran, officials and a witness said on Tuesday.

School teacher shot dead by gunmen in Pakistan

 A 35-year-old Pakistani school teacher was on Monday shot dead by two unidentified gunmen in country's southern Sindh province, police said.

Alleged Islamic State militants gunmen in Libya `seize radio station`

Gunmen claiming to be members of the Islamic State jihadist group have seized control of a state-run radio station in Libya`s coastal city of Sirte, residents said Friday.

Gunmen in Central Africa Republic free kidnapped govt minister

Gunmen in Central African Republic have freed the minister for youth and sport who was kidnapped in January, the minister`s spokesman said on Wednesday.

Shots fired at Pennsylvania mall, several people hit: Local reports

Gunshots were fired on Saturday evening at a shopping mall outside Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and several people were wounded, local television stations reported. 

Lawmaker among four killed in Nairobi shooting

 Unidentified gunmen killed four people, including a lawmaker, in Kenya`s capital Nairobi early Saturday.

Four shot dead by gunmen in NW Pak

Four people were shot dead today when unidentified gunmen opened fire on a car in Khyber Pakthunkhwa Province of northwest Pakistan while four terrorists were killed by security forces during a search operation in the restive region.

Gunmen storm Libyan oilfield, several workers feared killed
Gunmen storm Libyan oilfield, several workers feared killed

Gunmen possibly linked to Islamist militants assaulted and seized control of a Libyan oilfield, killing and kidnapping several workers, Libyan and foreign officials said on Wednesday.

Pro-secession gunmen seize military sites in Yemen

 Dozens of pro-secession gunmen took control of several military and security checkpoints in southern Yemen Saturday, a government official told Xinhua.

Boko Haram gunmen kill 15 in Nigeria's northeast

Boko Haram gunmen killed 15 people including a village leader near Maiduguri, the heartland of the Islamist group blamed for thousands of deaths in its six-year insurgency, security sources and residents said on Saturday.

Lebanese troops killed in clashes with gunmen on Syria border: Army

Several Lebanese soldiers were killed or wounded on Friday in clashes with gunmen near the Syrian border, the army said without giving a toll.

Gunmen kill three Burundi ruling party activists

 Gunmen in Burundi dressed in military fatigues burst into a bar and shot dead three ruling party activists before torching the local party office, police and local officials said Tuesday.

Sri Lanka opposition faces bullets ahead of key vote

Gunmen opened fire at an opposition rally in Sri Lanka Saturday, marking an escalation of violence ahead of next week`s crucial presidential elections, party officials and police said.

Gunmen kill three Sunni clerics in south Iraq

Gunmen shot dead three Sunni clerics in the Shiite-majority southern province of Basra, Iraqi officials said on Friday.

Gunmen kill policeman in Egypt's Alexandria

Gunmen killed a policeman and wounded three others in a drive-by attack on a patrol in Egypt's second city Alexandria on Sunday, a security official said.

Video shows Boko Haram killing captives

A new video of the Boko Haram militants has surfaced which shows the militants brutally killing civilians in their captivity as they are "infidels" or non-believers.

Sydney siege: One Indian amongst hostages in Lindt cafe

In contrary to prior reports that ruled out the possibility of any Indian being present inside the cafe, fresh inputs suggest there may be one Indian trapped in the hostage crisis in Sydney.

Radio host speaks to hostage in Sydney cafe

 A Sydney-based radio presenter Monday said he spoke to one of the hostages being held inside a cafe here and he could hear the gunman talking in the background.

Multiple attacks kill 20 in Afghanistan as NATO deadline looms
Multiple attacks kill 20 in Afghanistan as NATO deadline looms

Taliban insurgents killed at least 20 people in a series of gun and suicide attacks in Afghanistan on Saturday, underlining worsening security as US-led NATO forces end their combat mission in the country.

Prison break frees 200 inmates in central Nigeria

Gunmen broke into a prison in the central Nigerian city of Minna, freeing around 200 inmates, a police spokesman and security sources said.