A suspected suicide bomber killed as many as 14 people in Afghanistan on Saturday and fighting between militants and security forces left at least 36 people dead on the first day of Islam's holy Month of Ramadan. At a local hospital, doctors received at least 14 dead bodies and eight wounded people
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said the European Union had presented Turkey with a new 12-month timetable for renewing their relations, the Hurriyet daily said on Saturday. Speaking to reporters on the return flight from this week's NATO summit in Brussels, Erdogan was cited by Hurriyet as saying
CAIRO (Reuters) - The Egyptian military is continuing to carry out air strikes against militant training camps outside the country, state television reported on Saturday. It did not say exactly where the strikes were being conducted. On Friday, Egyptian fighter jets carried out six air strikes directed
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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Taliban have announced they will launch their spring offensive on Sunday, signaling plans to step up attacks as the weather warms across Afghanistan, making both travel and fighting easier.
JERUSALEM (AP) — Hundreds of Christians marked Palm Sunday in the Holy Land, the start of the Catholic Holy Week that concludes with Easter.
By Giselda Vagnoni and John Irish TAORMINA, Italy (Reuters) - Leaders of the Group of Seven wealthy nations pledged on Saturday to fight protectionism, overcoming resistance from U.S. President Donald Trump, who was elected on an "America first" agenda, diplomatic sources said. Diplomats
Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkey's Tayyip Erdogan confirmed in a phone call their mutual desire for a deepening of the strategic partnership between their two countries, the Kremlin said on Saturday. The Kremlin said the two leaders discussed agreements previously made about removing
SRINAGAR, India (AP) — One civilian was killed and dozens of others injured Saturday after massive anti-India protests and clashes erupted in Indian-controlled Kashmir following the killing of a prominent rebel commander and his associate in a gunbattle with government forces in the disputed region.
BALI, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia on Saturday deported Australian drug smuggler Schapelle Corby, whose trial and imprisonment on the tourist island of Bali mesmerized her homeland for more than a decade.
Hundreds of Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails on hunger strike since April 17 have ended their mass protest after Israel agreed a deal following weeks of refusing to negotiate, sources on both sides said on Saturday. Some 30 of the more than 800 hunger strikers had been hospitalised in recent days
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A small plane carrying only crew members and cargo crashed near Mount Everest on Saturday, killing one of the pilots, Nepalese officials said. The two other crew members were injured.
ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey's state-run news agency says two journalists from an opposition newspaper have been arrested and accused of aiding a terror organization.
MADRID (AP) — Spain's maritime rescue service says it has saved 73 migrants from three small boats attempting to cross the Mediterranean Sea.
By Gul Yousufzai QUETTA, Pakistan (Reuters) - Iranian mortar fire on Saturday killed a Pakistani civilian in the western Baluchistan province that shares a long border with Iran, a regional Pakistani official said. Relations between Iran and Pakistan have been at a low ebb since 10 Iranian border guards
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Britain reduced its terrorism threat level a notch, from "critical" to "severe," as authorities said major progress has been made in unravelling the plot behind the Manchester bombing.
QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan's military says authorities have reopened the main Chaman border crossing at Afghanistan's request after shutting it down earlier this month when the two sides traded fire there, killing 15 people on both sides.
By Michael Holden LONDON (Reuters) - Britain lowered its security threat level to "severe" on Saturday following significant activity by police investigating the suicide bomb attack on a pop concert in Manchester, Prime Minister Theresa May said. May said this meant that the independent body
BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government-controlled media and a war monitor say Syrian troops and allied militia have pushed back Islamic State group militants and rebel fighters in a wide offensive in the country's southern desert.
Forces loyal to Libya's unity government said Saturday that 52 of its fighters were killed as they repelled rival militias in fierce clashes in the capital Tripoli. Among the 52 killed in Friday's clashes which centred on the southern district of Abu Slim, said Hashem Bichr, a security official
CAIRO (Reuters) - Islamic State said on Saturday that its fighters were responsible for a shooting that killed dozens of Egyptian Christians on Friday, according to a statement from the group. (Reporting by Omar Fahmy; Writing by Eric Knecht; Editing by Giles Elgood)
A senior commander of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corp was killed fighting Islamic State west of the Iraqi city of Mosul, Tehran-based Tasnim agency reported on Saturday. It is the first time Iran has announced the death of a senior commander during the operations launched in October to drive the