Islamic State suicide bombers and gunmen struck at the heart of the capital of Muslim-majority Indonesia, executing a Westerner and killing a local while blowing up a Starbucks cafe, leaving five attackers dead in the ensuing firing.
At least 52 people were killed and another 54 wounded on Monday in three suicide bombings, but also in a series of attacks launched by Iraqi forces and the US-led international coalition in the Anbar province, west of Baghdad, security officials said.
The Chadian army has launched a "major operation" to flush out Boko Haram jihadists from islands in Lake Chad, sparking violent clashes on Monday between soldiers and the Islamic State-affiliated group.
Security forces in Chad have arrested 60 suspected militants and dismantled a cell responsible for two suicide bomb attacks in its capital on June 15, the chief prosecutor of the central African nation said on Sunday.
A Libyan Islamist militant alliance joined forces with local people in Derna to drive back Islamic State fighters, capturing the group`s Yemeni commander and retaking a city courthouse, local residents said on Saturday.
The suicide attack on the Army school in Peshawar's cantonment area by six terrorists on Tuesday has left the world in a state of shock. The dastardly act has left over 100 children dead and several others injured.