At least one person was killed and several injured when gunmen hurled a grenade in a restaurant in Kenya`s restive northeastern town of Wajir, before spraying the building with bullets and escaping, police said today.
A Taliban suicide bomber killed 16 people, including 10 civilians and four NATO soldiers, in an attack in eastern Afghanistan Tuesday, officials said, as foreign troops wind down their war against the insurgents.
The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack, saying one of its suicide bombers had blown himself up near a NATO patrol in the province of Parwan, north of the capital Kabul.
Amid spiralling violence and growing tension over the killing of three Israeli teens and the burning of an Arab boy in retaliation, a bereaved Jewish family has emerged as a steady and calming voice trying to instill reason among people calling for revenge.
A suicide bomber targeting worshippers in a mosque in a remote village in northeast Nigeria killed five people and wounded dozens, a security source said on Saturday, in an area where Islamist insurgents are mounting near daily attacks.
Pakistani air force jets today pounded the restive North Waziristan tribal region near the Afghan border, killing scores of militants, mostly Uzbeks, as part of the massive military offensive against the Taliban.
Gunmen attacked a government complex Thursday in Yemen`s central province of Baida, an Al-Qaeda stronghold, sparking a firefight that killed two assailants and wounded three policemen, the defence ministry reported.
A Palestinian teenager was reportedly kidnapped and killed on Wednesday, triggering violent clashes in east Jerusalem, in an apparent act of revenge for the murder by militants of three Israeli youths.
Islamist rebels shot dead three members of Somalia`s security forces in the capital on Sunday, police and witnesses said on the first day of Ramadan, the Muslim fasting month when insurgents had warned they would stage attacks.
Three members of the Ukrainian military were killed on Saturday when pro-Russian separatists attacked their post near the eastern flashpoint city of Slaviansk with small arms and mortar fire, a military spokesman said.