Nigerian army frees dozens of women, children from Boko Haram

Nigeria's army said it had liberated 30 hostages held by Boko Haram, including 21 children and seven women, amid ongoing offensives against the extremists in the country's northeast.

Suicide bomber, clashes kill 12 Libyan soldiers in Benghazi

Nine Libyan soldiers were killed in the eastern city of Benghazi on Tuesday by a suicide bomber and in ensuing clashes between troops and Islamist fighters, medics and military sources said.

Nigeria clash kills 11 Islamists, three militia: Sources

Three militia fighters and 11 Boko Haram militants have been killed in a clash in a village in northeastern Nigeria, a local resident and a member of the militia fighting alongside the army said Tuesday.

Encounter underway in Shopian between security forces, militants

An encounter between security forces and militants is currently underway in the Shopian region of Jammu and Kashmir.

Kenyan security on high alert ahead of Obama visit

A massive security operation is in place to protect President Barack Obama during his visit to Kenya, which has been frequently targeted by al-Shabab militants based in neighbouring Somalia.

Philippine nightclub blast kills one, wounds nine

A powerful explosion tore through a nightclub in the strife-torn southern Philippines, killing one person and wounding nine others, police said Friday.

Two militants killed, two jawans injured in gunfight near LoC

Two militants were killed and two soldiers injured in a gunfight near the Line of Control in Karnah area of Tangdhar sector in Kashmir, army officials said.

25 Taliban militants killed in Afghanistan

At least 25 Taliban militants were killed and 22 others injured in Afghanistan, the interior ministry said in a statement here on Thursday.

Gunfight between Army, militants near LoC

A gun battle took place on Wednesday between the army and guerrillas near the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district, an official said.

Suicide bomber kills 19 in Afghan market

 At least 12 people were killed and 32 others were injured in a suicide bomb attack in Afghanistan`s northern province of Faryab on Wednesday, police said.

UK will help US destroy IS caliphate in Iraq, Syria: Cameron

 Prime Minister David Cameron on Sunday said the UK is committed to help the US destroy Islamic State terrorists in Iraq and Syria, as he prepared to warn young Britons tempted to join the dreaded group that they will end up as little more than "cannon fodder".

Nine militants killed in Pakistan

Nine militant commanders were killed during a clash with the Frontier Corps (FC) troops in Pakistan's Balochistan province, Geo News reported on Sunday.

16 Niger villagers killed in Boko Haram attack: Official

Boko Haram jihadists killed 16 civilians in an attack this week on a southeast Niger village, near the Nigerian border, a local official said on Saturday.

Islamic State claims suicide car bomb that kills more than 100 in Iraq

More than 100 people were killed in a suicide car bombing at a busy market in an Iraqi town on Friday, in one of the deadliest attacks carried out by Islamic State militants since they overran large parts of the country.

US reports 31 air strikes against Islamic state in Syria, Iraq

The United States and its allies carried out 31 air strikes against Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq on Wednesday, a U.S. military statement said.

Kenya says 30 Shebab militants killed in US drone strike in Somalia

At least 30 members of Somalia`s Al-Qaeda-affiliated Shebab militants were killed in a US drone strike on Thursday, the Kenyan government said, while backtracking on its earlier claim that the alleged mastermind of the Garissa University massacre was among the dead.

Libyan commander killed as offensive against Islamists stalls

Islamic State militants said they killed a Libyan army commander in the eastern city of Benghazi on Wednesday, as a pro-government offensive against the Islamists appeared to stall.

Former J&K cop shot dead by militants in Kulgam

 A former police officer was shot dead by militants in Kulgam district of south Kashmir, the second attack by the ultras on civilians in the region within 12 hours, police said on Wednesday.

Militants make unsuccessful bid to blow up mobile tower in J&K

 After a month-long lull in attacks on telecommunication facilities, suspected militants on Wednesday made an abortive attempt to blow up a mobile tower owned by a private cellular company in Baramulla district of north Kashmir.

Militants shot dead retired police officer in Kashmir

Militants have shot dead a retired police officer in Kulgam district of south Kashmir, police said on Tuesday.