Spain tightens security after suspect packages found at government buildings

Spain has ordered increased security at government buildings and embassies after the discovery of six letter bombs and incendiary devices over the past seven days, including one that exploded at Ukraine’s embassy in Madrid on Wednesday, lightly injuring an employee. Read More …

Mali: MINUSMA employee killed in IED explosion in Kidal Region

MINUSMA employee killed in explosive explosion in Kidal Region, North of Mali when his motorcycle hit an improvised explosive device (IED). On November 22 an improvised explosive device detonated on the road to Timbuktu, injuring three UN peacekeepers. Today, 30 Read More …

Pakistan: Suicide bomber attacks police guarding polio vaccination team in Quetta, kills four

A Pakistani Taliban suicide bomber rammed a police escort for a polio vaccination team in southwestern Pakistan on Wednesday, killing four people and wounding more than 30, police said, just two days after the militants ended a ceasefire. The Tehreek-e-Taliban Read More …

Spain: Man injured in explosion at Ukraine embassy in Madrid

An employee at the Ukrainian embassy in Madrid has sustained minor injuries after opening what is thought to have been a homemade letter bomb, prompting Kyiv to warn its diplomats to bolster their security precautions. Oleh Nikolenko, a spokesperson for Read More …

India: IED blast in Chhattisgarh’s Bijapur, one CRPF constable injured

An IED (Improvised Explosive Device) exploded in Chhattisgarh’s Bijapur district on Tuesday morning, injuring a CRPF constable, according to an official. The injured jawan has been identified as constable Deepak Paswan (CRPF 168 battalion). “The blast occurred at around 8 Read More …

Somalia: Security forces battle to end siege at hotel in Mogadishu

Somalia attackers are still firing from Villa Rose hotel near the presidential palace where they holed up since last night when the attack began at around 8:10 P.M. local time. The attack began with a suicide blast that struck at Read More …

Somalia: Al-Shabab Militants Storm Mogadishu Hotel

Gunmen wearing suicide vests and believed to be members of a militant group attacked a hotel popular with government officials in the capital of Somalia on Sunday, according to the police. There were no immediate reports of casualties, but security Read More …

Burkina Faso: 4 Burkina Troops, 3 Civilians Killed in Jihadist-hit North

A roadside bomb killed four troops in northern Burkina Faso, an area wracked by jihadi insurgency, the army said on Saturday, while three civilians died in another strike in the same region. The troops were killed on Friday when an Read More …

Yemen: Bomb blast kills military commander in Shabwa

Yemen’s separatist Southern Transitional Council (STC) said Saturday a senior commander was killed in a bomb explosion in the southern Shabwa province. In a statement, the STC-affiliated Shabwa Defense Forces said Major Salem Al-Jabwani lost his life in the explosion Read More …