A massive anti-terrorism operation in Peshawar concluded on Tuesday after a 17-hour standoff between suspected terrorists and security forces in which all the five criminals were shot dead and policeman died.
Torrential rainstorms have lashed drought-stricken Afghanistan in recent days, bringing widespread flooding that has killed at least five people and washed away homes including in the capital Kabul, officials said Tuesday.
Thousands of Sudanese protesters were camped outside army headquarters for a fifth day on Wednesday demanding President Omar Al Bashir step down, after the police ordered their forces not to intervene.
Militants have killed almost 50 Syrian regime fighters in 48 hours, a monitor said on Saturday, in some of the deadliest attacks on pro-Damascus forces in recent weeks.
At least 264 people have been killed and 1,266 wounded, including civilians, in an offensive by military strongman Khalifa Haftar to seize Libya’s capital Tripoli, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Tuesday.
Myanmar recovery teams battled treacherous conditions on Wednesday to pull a fourth body from the sludge left by a mudslide that buried more than 50 jade miners — the latest fatal accident in a notoriously dangerous but highly-lucrative industry.
A powerful explosion on Wednesday killed 15 people including more than a dozen civilians in militant-held northwest Syria, a war monitor said, as rescuers searched for people trapped under the rubble.
Attacks by two extremist groups killed at least 22 Syrian government troops and militiamen in the northern province of Aleppo early on Saturday, a war monitor said.
A 75-year-old citizen was killed on Wednesday morning due to severe injuries which he sustained due to a collision on a road in Ras Al Khaimah. The deceased was on his way dropping his 14-year-old daughter to school. The daughter and the driver of the other vehicle, a 20-year-old citizen reportedly sustained injuries.