Philippines says was on guard against papal 'suicide attack'

The Philippines investigated a report that a Malaysian suicide bomber was planning to try to kill Pope Francis during the pontiff's visit to Manila this month, Interior Secretary Manuel Roxas said on Tuesday.

Suicide bomber blows himself up near police check post in Pakistan's Rawalpindi
Suicide bomber blows himself up near police check post in Pakistan's Rawalpindi

In what is being said to be a suicide blast, a loud explosion was heard near Wah Garden police check post on Tuesday, injuring few cops, reports said.

Deadly attack stokes Iraq pilgrimage fears

 A deadly mortar attack on Friday near the Iraqi city of Karbala stoked security concerns as millions of Shi'ite pilgrims gathered for one of the largest religious gatherings in the world.

UN voices `serious concern` after Taliban attacks hit Kabul

The UN voiced "serious concern" about the Taliban`s persistent threat after the group killed seven people in two suicide attacks in Kabul on Thursday, including one targeting a play at a French-financed high school.

Taliban deploying 'bird drones' for suicide attacks?

The Afghan police has said that they have spotted a bird with a bomb vest, surveillance camera and a GPS tracker on a highway and believe that the Taliban is behind the suicide mission, a report said.

Afghan suicide attack: Taliban hit UK embassy vehicle, one British among six killed
Afghan suicide attack: Taliban hit UK embassy vehicle, one British among six killed

A British embassy vehicle was hit by an explosion in Afghan capital Kabul in what is said to be a suicide attack, reports said Thursday.

Taliban claim responsibility for Kabul suicide bombing

Taliban have claimed responsibility for the suicide bombing aimed at foreign targets here that left four militants dead and three injured, the media reported on Thursday.

Suicide attackers target foreign compound in Kabul

Taliban militants launched a car bomb and suicide attack Wednesday on a compound in Kabul that houses many international contractors, but only the attackers died in the assault, Afghan officials said.

Wagah suicide attack: Did bomber plan to detonate in India?
Wagah suicide attack: Did bomber plan to detonate in India?

Even as the authorities in Pakistan continue investigation to ascertain who was behind the deadly Wagah border crossing blast that killed at least 60, a fresh report compels to re-think who was the actual target of the attack.

Wagah bombing: `India must acquire surveillance capacity to monitor both sides of border'

Defence analyst Commodore (retired) C Uday Bhaskar on Monday said that the bomb blast, which took place near the Wagah border in Pakistan, poses a very serious internal security challenge for Pakistan, adding that India would have to acquire the capacity for surveillance on both sides of the border.

Who staged Wagah suicide attack? 3 Pak Taliban factions claim hand
Who staged Wagah suicide attack? 3 Pak Taliban factions claim hand

Rubbishing the claims of other terror outfits, former Tehreek-e-Taliban spokesman Ehsanullah Ehsan has asserted that its Jamat-ul-Ahrar group was responsible for the deadly suicide attack at Wagah border crossing that killed at least 60 people.

Wagah blast: Javadekar urges world to unite to fight terrorism

Deploring the suicide attack on the Pakistani side of the Wagah border, Minister for Environment, Forests and Climate Change, Prakash Javadekar on Monday urged the international community to jointly fight terrorism.

Land trade between India, Pakistan halted after Wagah blast

 Land border trade between India and Pakistan was halted on Monday following a suicide bomb attack at Wagah in Pakistan that left 60 people dead on Sunday evening.

Wagah suicide attack: 'Remains of bomber sent for forensic analysis'
Wagah suicide attack: 'Remains of bomber sent for forensic analysis'

In the latest report coming from the blast site, intelligence authorities in Pakistan managed to defuse more bombs near Wagah border crossing after conducting a search operation in the area on Monday.

Kabul suicide attack: Taliban target NATO troops, one Afghan civilian killed
Kabul suicide attack: Taliban target NATO troops, one Afghan civilian killed

In what is supposed to be an attack targeted on NATO contractors, a suicide car bomber on Monday denoted itself in the strategic Green Village guesthouse in Afghan capital Kabul, killing at least one.

Three killed in suicide attack on Afghan army bus: Officials

A Taliban suicide attacker killed three people on an Afghan army bus in Kabul on Thursday, the latest deadly strike against vehicles taking government staff to work in the Afghan capital.

Kabul suicide attacks: Taliban bombers kill 7 Afghan troops
Kabul suicide attacks: Taliban bombers kill 7 Afghan troops

Just a couple of days after the new government was sworn-in, two Taliban suicide bombers on Wednesday morning detonated themselves in front of two Afghan National Army buses carrying troops, killing eight and injuring 21, reports said Wednesday.

Afghan provincial governor`s office attacked, seven suicide bombers killed

Seven suicide bombers were reportedly killed when a group of militants Wednesday launched a massive offensive against the police headquarters and the provincial governor`s office in Kandahar, the capital of Afghanistan`s Kandahar province, 450 km south of Kabul.

Attacks in Iraq kill 22 as elections loom

At least 22 people were killed and 35 others wounded in attacks across Iraq Saturday, police and medical sources said.

Taliban splinter group claims responsibility for Pakistan attack

Ahrarul Hind, a little known splinter group of the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan, claimed responsibility for the brazen attack on a court premises in Islamabad.