Blast kills five militants in Pakistan's NW

At least five Tehrik-i-Taliban militants were killed and four others injured today when a blast ripped through a compound of the banned outfit in northwest Pakistan.

Four policemen killed in Afghanistan bombing

At least four Afghan policemen were killed and one was wounded in a bomb attack in Afghanistan, an official said Wednesday.

Army jawan killed, 2 injured in suspected attack by Pak`s Border Action Team

An army jawan was killed and two of his colleagues were injured in an attack by suspected Pakistan`s Border Action Team (BAT) which set off a mine blast and open fired on a patrol party along LoC here.

IED recovered in Chhattisgarh`s Kondagaon

A 25-kg IED, suspected to have been planted by Naxals to target polling staff and security forces during the Lok Sabha polls, was recovered in Chhattisgarh`s Kondagaon district, police said on Friday.

Five bodies found in Russia region near Olympics host Sochi

Russia on Thursday launched a counter-terror operation after five bodies riddled with bullets were found in a southern region bordering the Winter Olympics host Sochi, less than a month before the start of the games.

Powerful bomb found in Manipur

A powerful IED, which was planted at a roadside, was found at Lamlai area in Imphal East district of Manipur, police said on Friday.

Yasin Bhatkal may spill beans on ammonium nitrate

Detection of Crime Branch (DCB) sleuths expect to get a lot of details from Yasin Bhatkal,clues about those who supplied the deadly ammonium nitrate to make the Improvised Explosive Device(IED).

Maoists plot to target police foiled

Altogether 45 Improvised Explosive Devices set serially to target the security forces were discovered near Maoist-affected Jhumra Hills.

Militants trigger IED in north Kashmir

Militants triggered an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) in Sopore town of Baramulla district of north Kashmir, damaging a police vehicle, police said on Friday.

Pentagon warns of higher bomb threat in drawdown

US President Barack Obama and the military are focused on the drawdown of some 66,000 US troops now in Afghanistan.

Australian soldier killed in Afghanistan explosion

Australia has 1,550 troops in Afghanistan and is the largest military contributor to the US-led alliance outside NATO.

Afghan militant attacks up 11 percent: NATO

The figures also show that the number of attacks in June was the highest for any month since fighting surged in the summer of 2010.

Seven Afghan children die in blast

The explosion took place in Ghor province when one of the children stepped on a "pressure-plate" bomb.

Three Western advisers killed in Afghanistan: NATO

The three civilian police training contractors killed by an Afghan policeman have been identified as two Americans and a British citizen.

Pakistan: Bomb blast averted in Karachi

The bomb was reportedly packed in a cement block, and the explosive material included ball bearings, nuts and bolts.

Roadside bomb hits Afghan bus, 5 civilians dead

A bus full of people struck the explosives while driving near Ghazni city, capital of the province of the same name.

Powerful IED recovered in Assam

Powerful IED,suspected to be planted by Paresh Barua led ULFA anti-talk faction, was recovered from backyard of a person`s house in Sibsagar district.

US not doing enough to check Pak steps to curb IEDs

A GAO report recommended that US embassy in Pakistan be directed to enhance its counter-IED performance measures.

Pakistan: Blast in Quetta, three killed

At least 3 people were killed and 26 injured after a paramilitary vehicle was attacked in Quetta city of Pakistan`s Balochistan province.

Four NATO soldiers die in southern Afghanistan

The Taliban insurgent group announced on May 02 that they would launch a spring rebel offensive from May 03 across Afghanistan.