Four polio vaccination workers have been killed and three others injured in separate attacks in Afghanistan’s eastern city of Jalalabad, a provincial health department official said, in the latest in a series of attacks against health workers. A wave of assassinations has hit urban centres since peace talks began between[…]
Israeli troops have shot and killed a 16-year-old Palestinian boy during a raid on a village south of the occupied West Bank city of Nablus, Palestinian officials said. According to Defense for Children International Palestine (DCIP), Israeli forces situated in an olive tree grove at the entrance of the village[…]
Eighteen Iraqis, the majority military personnel, were killed overnight Friday to Saturday in separate attacks by militants, mainly in the greater Baghdad area, security sources told AFP. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attacks, but they were in line with the modus operandi of the Islamic State[…]
An off-duty police constable has been shot and killed in Delft on the Cape Flats. The 40-year-old officer was based at the Mowbray Police Station. The shooting incident occurred in Ravel Street in Delft South on Friday. The Hawks detectives are investigating the incident. In February, two police officers were[…]
More details have emerged on 35-year-old Mthokozisi Ntumba who was killed allegedly by the police on Wednesday during a protest by Wits University students in Braamfontein. It is alleged that Ntumba had just visited a local clinic when police allegedly shot him dead. Two student journalists were also shot and[…]
Three Palestinian fishermen have been killed in a blast off the coast of Gaza, local media and the head of Gaza’s fishermen syndicate said. The official WAFA news agency quoted sources as saying the three men had died on Sunday as a result of a “mysterious explosion”. Nizar Ayyash, head[…]
About seven suspected members of Philippine armed group Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) have been killed following an encounter at sea with the military in the country’s southern province of Sulu. The Armed Forces of the Philippines Western Command said an “all-out offensive” was launched early on Tuesday against the group[…]
A Palestinian has been killed by Israeli forces and two others were wounded as they tried to retrieve his body in the besieged Gaza Strip, according to local media reports. The incident took place near the separation fence east of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the coastal territory,[…]
The United Nations says seven of its peacekeepers have been killed in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), in a military operation with government forces against rebels in the country’s Ebola-hit northeast. Several DRC soldiers were also killed or wounded in Wednesday’s joint operation targeting Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) rebels in the Beni region, North Kivu, according[…]
Jordanian search teams pulled the bodies of three attackers from the rubble of their hideout, hours after they opened fire and set off explosions that killed four security force members trying to storm the building. Officers also made five arrests on Sunday following the shoot-out, according to government spokeswoman Jumana[…]
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