Afghan forces claim upper hand after Taliban attack Kunduz city

Afghan security forces “repelled” a coordinated Taliban assault on the northern city of Kunduz on Saturday, President Ashraf Ghani said, even as the insurgents claimed to have captured important city buildings. The multi-pronged Taliban offensive on Kunduz, which has come Read More …

Christchurch shootings: 49 dead in New Zealand mosque attacks

Forty-nine people have been killed and at least 20 wounded in shootings at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand. Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison described one alleged gunman, who had Australian citizenship, as an “extremist, right-wing” terrorist. A man in Read More …

43 killed, 25 wounded in coordinated Kabul attack

The sound of an explosion was heard close to a governmental compound amid reports several people have been killed or wounded in the blast and clashes between the security forces and assailant militants. A spokesman for the Ministry of Public Read More …

Blast kills 25 in northern Pakistan as police repel assault on Chinese consulate in Karachi

A suicide bomber killed 25 people at a market in northern Pakistan just hours after gunmen assaulted the Chinese Consulate in the southern city of Karachi, killing four. The two attacks on opposite sides of the country were likely unconnected, Read More …