Homemade bombs, shootings at southern Iraq oil fields

Local disputes following field protests raise tension in Iraq’s key oil provinces. Improvised explosive devices (IED) were found in the vicinity of two oil fields in southern Iraq this week, a discovery that occurred in conjunction with a shooting at Read More …

Explosives-laden Humvee goes off prematurely among Taliban leaving 37 dead

A Humvee Armored Personnel Carrier packed with explosives went off prematurely among a group of Taliban militants in southern Kandahar province of Afghanistan leaving at least 37 militants dead. The local officials are saying that the incident has taken place Read More …

Domestic and international efforts boost landmine cleanup

As many as 2,000 people were killed by post-war landmines between 2010 and 2014, while an estimated 6.1 million hectares accounting for more than 21 per cent of Việt Nam’s land remains contaminated with unexploded ordnance (UXO). This information was Read More …

Police arrest man in Derry under-car bomb investigation

A man has been arrested in connection with a dissident republican bomb attempt on a police officer in Derry last year. The 46-year-old man is being questioned about an under-vehicle bomb placed under the officer’s car in February last year. 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 …