Five roadside bombs targeting Shi`ite Muslim Houthi fighters exploded in the Yemeni capital Sanaa early on Monday, wounding several people, the ministry of defence website said.
A roadside bomb in northern Mali has killed five UN peacekeepers and wounded several others, a spokesman said of the latest in a string of deadly attacks on the force.
Afghan officials say roadside bombings in the restive south and west have killed three boys.
One of today`s attacks took place in western Farah province, where two boys died.
Two roadside bombs killed 11 people in Afghanistan on Tuesday, including passengers on a bus that took a detour to avoid a bomb-laden road, officials said.
Two separate roadside bombings have killed 10 Afghan civilians on the eve of the anniversary of the September 11 attacks.
Roadside bombs killed 17 people in southern Afghanistan, including 13 who died when an explosion ripped through the van they were traveling in.
The UN World Food Program is meanwhile reducing food assistance to millions of Afghans.
Two policemen were among the dead in the morning blasts in Mahmoudiya.
Afghan govt names ex-president Burhanuddin Rabbani as chief of peace council.
Roadside bombs have killed eight Afghan
soldiers and a US service member in separate incidents in
Afghanistan, officials said on Friday.
Twelve Afghan civilians died in roadside bomb blasts in the past 24 hours, officials said today.
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