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  • Kandahar police chief reportedly killed in attack

    The head of police in the southern Afghan province of Kandahar has reportedly been killed in a shooting on 18 October following a meeting held at the residence of the provincial governor that was also attended by US Army General Austin Miller, the commander of the NATO-led ‘Resolute

  • Kerch shooting provides Russia with potential pretext for ‘punishing’ Ukraine, including further harassment in Sea of Azov

    Event On 17 October 2018, in Kerch, Crimea, an armed 18-year-old student broke into an industrial college, opened fire with an assault rifle, killing 20, and then committed suicide. Over 50 people were wounded, including 15 in critical condition caused by the shooting and the explosion of a

  • Taliban IED attack kills parliamentary election candidate in Afghanistan's Helmand

    FOUR people, including election candidate Abdul Jabar Qahraman, were killed and seven civilians were wounded when an improvised explosive device (IED), emplaced underneath Qahraman's chair by suspected Taliban militants, detonated in his campaign office in Lashkargah in Afghanistan's Helmand

  • Double suicide attack kills at least 20 people in Somalia's Bay

    AT LEAST 20 people were killed and 40 others were wounded when a suicide bomber detonated their explosives targeting a restaurant and a second detonated their explosives targeting Bilan hotel in the city of Baidoa in Somalia's Bay region on 14 October, Al-Jazeera and Reuters reported. Harakat

  • Taliban militants kill a district police chief in Afghanistan's Zabul

    THE chief of police for Mizan district in Afghanistan's Zabul province was killed during armed clashes with Taliban militants in the area on 13 October, Reuters reported. The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack.

  • Suspected Katibat Uqba Ibn Nafaa IED attack kills soldier in Tunisia's Kasserine

    A SOLDIER was killed and five others wounded when an improvised explosive device (IED), emplaced by suspected Katibat Uqba Ibn Nafaa militants, detonated targeting soldiers on patrol in a military vehicle in the Mount Chaambi area of Tunisia's Kasserine governorate on 3 October, the Long War Journal

  • Suspected neo-Nazis vandalise mosque in Germany's North Rhine-Westphalia

    SUSPECTED neo-Nazi assailants vandalised a mosque, run by the Diyanet Isleri Turk-Islam Birligi (DiTiB), or Turkish-Islamic Union for Religious Affairs, in the town of Gladbeck in Germany's North Rhine-Westphalia state between 30 September and 1 October, Hurriyet reported. The assailants defaced the

  • Taliban militants kill 10 soldiers in Afghanistan's Jowzjan

    TEN soldiers were killed during a Taliban attack on security posts in Qoshtepa district in Afghanistan's Jowzjan province on 8 October, Afghan Islamic Press reported. Reports added that the militants captured three security posts during the attack, and seized all the weapons and equipment present.

  • Unidentified assailants kill a pro-government fighter in Yemen's Dhale

    A PRO-government Popular Resistance forces fighter was shot dead by unidentified assailants riding a motorcycle in the city of Al-Dhale in Yemen's Dhale governorate on 5 October, Al-Masdar reported. No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack.

  • Unidentified gunmen kill a journalist in Yemen's Dhale

    A CORRESPONDENT from the news outlet Al-Masdar was shot dead in his vehicle by unidentified militants in the city of Dhale in Yemen's Dhale governorate on 5 October, Al-Masdar reported. No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack. Al-Masdar noted that other, unspecified media outlets

  • Unidentified militants attack government building in Syria's Suwayda

    UNIDENTIFIED militants opened fire on the local governorate office in the city of Suwayda in Syria's Suwayda governorate on 8 October, during the sixth day of anti-government protests by local demonstrators, Suwayda24 reported. Government forces evacuated the building during the attack, and no

  • IED attack kills police officer in Afghanistan's Kapisa

    ONE police officer was killed and one other officer wounded when an improvised explosive device (IED), emplaced on a roadside by unidentified militants, detonated targeting a police vehicle in Tagab district in Afghanistan's Kapisa province on 23 September, The New York Times reported. No group

  • IED attack kills soldier in Afghanistan's Herat

    ONE soldier was killed and three others wounded when an improvised explosive device (IED), emplaced on a roadside by unidentified militants, detonated targeting a military vehicle in Obe district in Afghanistan's Herat province on 24 September, The New York Times reported. No group immediately

  • Landmine attack kills one person in Libya's Cyrenaica

    ONE person was killed and an unspecified number of others wounded when a landmine, emplaced by unidentified militants, detonated at a school in the city of Benghazi in Libya's Cyrenaica region on 7 October, the first day of the new academic year, 218 TV, Afrigate News, and BBC Monitoring reported.

  • VBIED attack wounds four people in Iraq's Anbar

    THREE civilians and a police officer were wounded when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device (VBIED), emplaced by unidentified militants, detonated in a market area in the city of Fallujah in Iraq's Anbar province on 6 October, Reuters reported. No group immediately claimed responsibility for

  • Haris Hatzimihelakis anarchist militants claim responsibility for IED attack targeting political party building in Italy's Treviso

    IN A STATEMENT released on 27 September, Haris Hatzimehelakis, an anarchist militant group, claimed responsibility for detonating an improvised explosive device (IED) targeting a National League office, in Treviso in Italy's Treviso province on 12 August, 325 No State reported. No casualties were

  • IED attack kills a police officer in Afghanistan's Farah

    ONE police officer was killed and two others were wounded when an improvised explosive device (IED), emplaced by unidentified militants on a roadside, detonated in Farah Roud district in Afghanistan's Farah province on 25 September, The New York Times reported. No group immediately claimed

  • Police charge a suspect for inciting terrorism in United Kingdom's London

    AT THE Old Bailey court in the United Kingdom's capital of London on 27 September, a Scottish national identified as Hamza Saddiq appeared before a judge under a charge of inciting terrorism, after he posted a Facebook status in August 2017 praising the 22 March 2017 suicide attack at Manchester

  • President reiterates commitment for FARC peace deal in Colombia

    President Ivan Duque reiterated that he remained committed to the peace agreement negotiated with the Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia (FARC), and to fund programmes for the reintegration of former militants into civilian life, responding to criticism from a demobilised FARC militant who

  • Resurgence of inter-communal attacks in Mali’s Menaka region likely jihadist tactic to widen conflict

    Event On 30 September, 22 civilians were killed by gunmen in the village of Amalaou-laou near Ansongo, in northeastern Mali’s Menaka region. The incident brings to over 60 the number of people killed in a new wave of ethnic attacks in the region since September. There has been no claim of

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