Boko Haram extremists have killed more than 100 people and hoisted their black and white flag over a town left undefended by Nigeria`s military, just 85 kilometres from the northeastern state capital of Maiduguri, a civil defense spokesman said today.
A Taliban suicide bomber in Kabul killed eight military officers Wednesday in an attack on an air force bus, Afghan officials said, in the latest strike against the national security forces as US troops withdraw.
At least five people including two military officers were killed in a suicide attack in Pakistan Wednesday, the army said. Banned militant outfit Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) claimed responsibility for the attack.
A suicide bomber blew himself up at the Afghan interior ministry Wednesday, killing six police officers just three days before the country`s presidential election, which the Taliban have vowed to disrupt.
A multiple Taliban suicide attack on a police station in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad Thursday has left 18 people dead, including 10 police officers, one civilian and the seven attackers, officials said.
The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) strongly condemned a deadly suicide attack that killed 17 and injured four dozens in the country`s northwest city of Maimana Tuesday, a UN spokesperson said.
Nine Taliban militants launched a suicide assault against a US base in southern Afghanistan on Monday, killing one NATO soldier in a region where foreign troops are rapidly pulling out, officials said.
A Taliban suicide bomber and gunmen attacked a restaurant popular with foreigners in the Afghan capital on Friday evening killing up to 21 people including four United Nations staff and the IMF`s top representative in Afghanistan.