Three Ethiopian peacekeepers belonging to the African Union-United Nations Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) were killed by unknown gunmen in the restive western Sudanese region of Darfur Thursday, the mission said in a statement.
At least 21 militants were killed today when Pakistani military choppers pounded their hideouts in troubled Khyber tribal district near Afghan border, a day after suicide bomber blew himself up in a peace committee meeting killing five tribesmen.
A French legionnaire was killed during a reconnaissance mission in northern Mali, taking to nine the number of soldiers to have died in the west African country since 2013, President Francois Hollande`s office said Tuesday.
As many as 20 fighters from the Islamic State (IS), formerly known as the Islamic State in Iraq and Greater Syria, were killed Wednesday morning in Syrian airstrikes on the northern city of al-Raqqa, according to the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.
An Egyptian military recruit was killed and four others were injured Wednesday when an explosive device targeted a military armoured vehicle on Rafah-Arish highway in north Sinai, a security source said.
A massive attack, including suicide bombings, launched Wednesday by Taliban militants against the police headquarters and provincial governor`s office in Kandahar city, the capital of Afghanistan`s Kandahar province, left 31 people dead, Abdul Raziq, a provincial police official, said.