UN chief: Terrorists strengthen foothold in Africa’s Sahel

Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is warning that terrorist groups have strengthened their foothold across Africa’s Sahel region, which is experiencing escalating violence. The U.N. chief said in a report to the U.N. Security Council circulated Wednesday that the expanding foothold is Read More …

Suspected suicide bombing targets police in Indonesia’s Medan

A blast outside the police headquarters in the Indonesian city of Medan in North Sumatra was a suspected suicide bombing, a police spokesman said on Wednesday. Tatan Dirsan Atmaja, a spokesman for the North Sumatra police, said some police officers Read More …

Three Pakistan Army soldiers martyred in North Waziristan blast

Three Pakistan Army soldiers were martyred and one injured in a roadside blast in North Waziristan district on Tuesday, the Inter-Services Public Relations reported. According to the military’s media wing, the soldiers were patrolling the area when an improvised explosive Read More …