Australian beaches closed after new shark sightings

Several beaches on the east coast of Australia were closed today after fresh shark sightings as authorities warned swimmers to be vigilant following an attack that left a surfer with serious arm and leg injuries.

Rebels, Qaeda launch assault on Syria`s Daraa

 Rebels including Al-Qaeda`s Syrian affiliate on Thursday launched a fresh offensive on the major southern city of Daraa, saying their aim was to "purify" the area.

Website linked to Tennessee shooting denies it sells guns

The website where friends of the Tennessee shooting suspect said he had purchased guns before last week`s attack denied on Thursday that it was in the business of selling weapons, saying it instead offered "a free speech forum."

Four Egypt soldiers killed in Sinai bombing

Four Egyptian soldiers where killed by a roadside bomb on Thursday in the Sinai Peninsula, where the army is battling an Islamist insurgency, the military said.

More than 40 feared dead after bomb blasts in Gombe, NE Nigeria

More than 40 people were feared dead in Gombe city, northeast Nigeria, on Wednesday after a series of bomb blasts ripped through two bus stations, a rescue worker and a witness told AFP.

Attack on Serbia PM mars Srebrenica massacre anniversary

An angry crowd hurling stones and plastic bottles forced Serbia`s premier to flee a ceremony Saturday marking the 20th anniversary of the Srebrenica massacre of some 8,000 Muslims in Bosnia, Europe`s worst atrocity since World War II.

`Boko Haram` kills 48 in more raids in Nigeria: Witnesses

Suspected Boko Haram militants gunned down 48 Muslim worshippers in two northeastern Nigerian villages, witnesses and a lawmaker said Thursday, shortly after some 100 people in the same region died in a similar attack.

Don't leave kids unattended with dogs

Though your kid may be best buds with your dog, parents have been warned not to leave their children alone with their pets, after an attack on a newborn surfaced.

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Famous Indian team and Sachin Tendulkar fan Sudhir Gautam attacked in Dhaka
Famous Indian team and Sachin Tendulkar fan Sudhir Gautam attacked in Dhaka

A sad incident took place in Dhaka in the ongoing ODI series between India and Bangladesh where famous Indian cricket fan Sudhir Gautam was attacked by Bangladeshi supporters.

Boko Haram kills at least 30 in attacks on Niger villages: Sources
Boko Haram kills at least 30 in attacks on Niger villages: Sources

 Boko Haram militants attacked two villages in southern Niger`s Diffa region overnight, killing at least 30 civilians, two security sources said on Thursday.

Security clampdown in Chad capital after `Boko Haram` suicide attacks

Scores of police and soldiers patrolled Chad`s capital N`Djamena on Tuesday, a day after twin suicide bombings blamed on Boko Haram jihadists killed 24 people and wounded more than 100 in the first such attacks in the city.

Somali Islamists attack military base in Kenya, 11 militants, two soldiers killed

Eleven Somali al Shabaab militants and two Kenyan soldiers were killed when the al Qaeda-linked fighters attacked a military base in Kenya`s northern coastal Lamu County close to the Somali border on Sunday, a local official said.

41 killed in Iraqi province as US advisors arrive

 Up to 80 US military advisors arrived in Iraq`s western province of Anbar to train Iraqi forces and Sunni tribal fighters on Saturday, while suicide car bombers and an air strike against the Islamic State (IS) militants killed 41 people across the volatile province, a provincial official and a security source said.

Fourth victim dies from attack on Turkey party rally

The death toll from an attack on a rally of Turkey`s pro-Kurdish People`s Democratic Party (HDP) rose to four on Saturday, when a 65-year-old died from his wounds, the Dogan news agency said.

Bombs planted in attack on Dallas police headquarters

Bombs were planted outside Dallas Police headquarters in an attack early on Saturday that may have involved as many as four gunmen firing automatic weapons, police said.

Counter-terror cop survives Taliban attack in Pakistan

Pakistani police on Saturday foiled an attack on a senior counter-terrorism official and killed four militants in the southern port city of Karachi, police said.

Pakistani-US brothers jailed for terrorism, assault

Two Pakistani-American brothers were given hefty jail terms in Florida on Thursday for terrorism and for assaulting two federal agents while in custody.

Egypt fears for tourism after foiled `massacre` in Luxor

A foiled attack on one of Egypt`s most popular ancient attractions was raising fears Thursday for tourism and foreign investment as the country tries to recover from years of political and economic chaos.

Afghan prosecutor killed by sticky bomb in northern province

 A district attorney in an increasingly volatile northern province in Afghanistan was killed today by a sticky bomb that was attached to his car, an Afghan official said.