UN reports tense situation in eastern DR Congo after rebel attacks, deadly blast

Attacks by the M23 Movement rebels and an explosion wounding 18 civilians leave a tense situation in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), a UN spokesman said on Thursday. One clash was in the southeast of Kitchanga, in Read More …

UK: Serving member of British Army charged with terror and explosives offences

A serving member of the British Army has been charged with terror and explosives offences, the Metropolitan Police said. Daniel Abed Khalife, of Beaconside, Stafford, was charged over two incidents in Staffordshire in August 2021 and January this year. He is Read More …

Spain: Elderly man arrested over high-profile letter bomb attacks

Spanish police have arrested a 74-year-old man on suspicion of sending letter bombs to high-profile targets, including the country’s prime minister. The man was reportedly taken into custody in the town of Miranda de Ebro the north of Spain and Read More …

DR Congo: Bomb injures at least 12 people near a market in Beni

A bomb exploded at a market in eastern Congo on Wednesday, injuring at least a dozen people, authorities said. An unknown person detonated a bomb inside a bag in North Kivu’s Beni town, said Tharcisse Katembo, a local official. “Damage was Read More …

Belgium: Over 120 kg of explosives used in Brussels attacks, court learns

The Brussels Court of Assizes, which is currently presiding over the trial of suspects involved in the Brussels terror attacks at the Maelbeek metro station and Zaventem Airport, listened to the testimony of an expert who was able to trace Read More …

Somalia: Explosion, gunfire near mayor’s office in Mogadishu

A huge blast tore through buildings near the mayor’s office in central Mogadishu on Sunday, with gunfire erupting afterwards in an attack claimed by Al-Shabaab, police and witnesses told AFP. “Terrorists blasted a vehicle loaded with explosives onto a perimeter Read More …

Yemen: Roadside bomb explosion kills 2 government soldiers in Shabwa

Two soldiers of Yemen’s government forces were killed and four others injured in an explosion in the country’s southeastern oil-rich province of Shabwa, a military official said. A local military officer told Xinhua news agency on condition of anonymity on Read More …

Jammu and Kashmir: Police suspect use of IED in Narwal blast

Just two days before Congress leader Rahul Gandhi-led Bharat Jodo Yatra is scheduled to reach Jammu, two back-to-back explosions rocked a busy locality on the outskirts of the city on Saturday, leaving nine people injured, officials said. Police suspect that Read More …

At Least 32 Peacekeeping, Associated Personnel Killed in Malicious Attacks during 2022, United Nations Staff Union President Says

At least 32 United Nations peacekeeping personnel — 28 military and four police, including one woman police officer — were killed in deliberate attacks in 2022, the United Nations Staff Union said today. For the ninth year in a row, Read More …