Papua New Guinea: At least 64 killed in ‘largest’ tribal clashes in the northern highlands

At least 64 people have been killed in tribal violence in the northern highlands of Papua New Guinea, according to media reports, with one police officer describing the killings as the “largest” in the Pacific nation’s recent history. The Post-Courier Read More …

Somalia: Al-Shabab claims it attacked Emirati and Bahraini troops in Mogadishu

The al-Qaida-linked militant group al-Shabab claimed an attack that killed three Emirati troops and a Bahraini military officer on a training mission at a military base in the Somali capital, authorities said on Sunday. The attack Saturday targeted the troops Read More …

Turkey: Two killed as terror attack on Istanbul courthouse thwarted

Two people were killed and six others were injured in a shooting in front of a courthouse in Istanbul, the Interior Ministry said Tuesday. Interior Minister Ali Yerlikaya said in a social media post that it was a terrorist attack Read More …

Pakistan: Ten police officers killed, six injured in terrorist attack on police station in DI Khan

Terrorists in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa’s Dera Ismail Khan district attacked a police station in the wee hours of Monday, leaving at least 10 cops martyred and six others injured. The terrorists attacked the police station from all sides with grenades and heavy Read More …

Pakistan: ‘Coordinated’ terror attacks launched on Balochistan’s Mach town

Security for­ces thwarted three coordinated attacks launched by terrorists using rockets and sophisticated weapons in Mach town on Monday night, some 70km from the provincial capital, officials said. At least one policeman was reportedly martyred while a truck driver injured Read More …

Kenya: Five security officers injured in IED attack in Mandera

At least five security officers have been injured after their vehicle ran over an improvised explosive device (IED) at Lafey in Mandera. The officers were part of a team in a convoy of three vehicles with 70 officers heading to Read More …

Mexico: Attack in Guerrero state killed at least 5 people

An attack in a remote community in the southern Mexico state of Guerrero killed at least five people, the Guerrero state prosecutor’s office said late Saturday. Those killed apparently died in a burned out vehicle, according to investigators’ interviews with Read More …

Sweden: Spread of gang violence wrecks country’s peaceful image

Gangland shootings and bombings that have plagued Sweden’s biggest cities have spread to quieter suburbs and towns, shattering its reputation as a safe and peaceful nation. Half an hour north of central Stockholm, Upplands-Bro features lakeside boat clubs, copper-red wooden Read More …

Belgium: Suspect shot dead by police after killing of Swedish football fans

The man suspected of killing two Swedish football fans and wounding another in a terrorist attack in Brussels on Monday night has died after being shot by police. Belgium’s interior minister, Annelies Verlinden, told the broadcaster VRT that an automatic Read More …

Sweden: Three people killed in overnight shootings and an explosion

Three people were killed overnight in separate incidents in Sweden as deadly violence linked to a feud between criminal gangs escalated. Early Thursday a woman in her 20s died in an explosion in Uppsala, west of Stockholm. The blast, which Read More …