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Roadside bombing targets Taliban, kills Afghan civilians

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A roadside bombing targeting a Taliban vehicle in eastern Afghanistan killed at least two civilians Saturday, including a child, Taliban and health officials said. Four other...

Officials: 10 militants, 2 soldiers killed in Pakistan raids

QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — Counterterrorism police killed nine alleged militants in a shootout during a raid in southwest Pakistan early Saturday, they said, and two soldiers and a militant were killed i...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Saturday, Oct. 23, the 296th day of 2021. There are 69 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Oct. 2...

Letter to Editor: Taiwan's recall vote against Chen Po-wei should cause concern

Ever since the Kuomintang's (KMT) former Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) lost his job after being voted out by nearly 940,000 recall votes, his supporters, collectively known as "Han Fans,&q...

New airstrikes hit capital of Ethiopia's Tigray region

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — New airstrikes hit the capital of Ethiopia's Tigray region and another community on Wednesday, as video from Mekele showed injured people with bloodied faces being rushed to vehi...

Bus bombs kill 14 in Syria capital; shells elsewhere kill 10

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Two bombs attached to a bus carrying Syrian troops exploded in Damascus during the morning rush hour Wednesday, a military official said. Fourteen people were killed in the atta...

Beirut clash fires up sectarian anger in echo of civil war

BEIRUT (AP) — He was only a year old when his panicked father picked him up and they fled with his mother from the gunfire rattling their neighborhood. It was the day Lebanon’s civil war started 46 ye...

UK terror-prevention program questioned after lawmaker slain

LONDON (AP) — The killing of British lawmaker David Amess is once again fueling concern about a government program aimed at preventing at-risk young people from becoming radicalized, with critics sayi...

Officials: Iraq arrests mastermind of deadly 2016 bombing

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq said Monday it has detained the mastermind behind a deadly 2016 bombing in a Baghdad shopping center, which killed around 300 people and wounded 250. The suicide...

Pope decries attacks in Norway, Afghanistan and England

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis on Sunday decried recent deadly attacks in Norway, Afghanistan and Britain, expressing closeness to the families of victims and calling violence “a defeat for everyone...

Islamic State claims mosque bombing in south Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for a deadly suicide bombing on a Shiite mosque in southern Afghanistan that killed 47 people and wounded scores more. Relative...

US vows to pay relatives of Afghans killed in drone strike

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Defense Department said Friday that it is committed to offering condolence payments to relatives of the 10 people who were killed in an errant U.S. drone strike in Kab...

Suicide attack on Shiite mosque in Afghanistan kills 47

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Suicide bombers attacked a Shiite mosque packed with worshippers attending Friday prayers in southern Afghanistan, killing at least 47 people and wounding 70, a Taliban offic...

Taliban official says death toll has risen to 47 in southern Afghanistan mosque bombing

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Taliban official says death toll has risen to 47 in southern Afghanistan mosque bombing.

Hospital official says death toll from bombing at Afghanistan mosque climbs to 37, with more than 70 wounded

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Hospital official says death toll from bombing at Afghanistan mosque climbs to 37, with more than 70 wounded.