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Blasts, gunfire rock Afghan capital

Blasts, gunfire rock Afghan capital

A series of explosions and the sound of gunfire shook the Afghan capital on Monday, with a security source telling AFP that a suicide bomber had blown himself up in front of the Iraqi embassy.

Two Jordanians killed in Israeli embassy gunfire in Amman

Two Jordanians killed in Israeli embassy gunfire in Amman

A Jordanian national has died of wounds sustained by gunfire inside the Israeli embassy compound in Amman, bringing the death toll to two, Jordan's official Petra news agency reported on Monday.

Al-Aqsa: Three Palestinians killed as clashes erupt

Al-Aqsa: Three Palestinians killed as clashes erupt

Three Palestinians were killed and dozens wounded on Friday as clashes erupted between protesters and Israeli forces over new security measures at a holy site where police restricted access for Muslim prayers.

Heavy fighting in northeastern Congo, several wounded

Heavy fighting in northeastern Congo, several wounded

Exchanges of heavy weapons fire erupted in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo on Thursday between the army and militia fighters, and several students sitting exams were wounded in an explosion at a school.

Residents trapped as gunfire mars ceasefire at Philippines city

Residents trapped as gunfire mars ceasefire at Philippines city

Thousands of civilians hoping to flee fighting in the besieged Philippines city of Marawi remained trapped on Sunday after a four-hour ceasefire to evacuate residents was marred by gunfire.

Ivory Coast rebel troops end mutiny as deal inked

Ivory Coast rebel troops end mutiny as deal inked

Rebel soldiers in Ivory Coast on Tuesday agreed to end a four-day mutiny which drew in troops from across the country after reaching agreement with the government over a wages dispute.

Heavy gunfire as mutiny grips Ivory Coast's main cities

Heavy gunfire as mutiny grips Ivory Coast's main cities

Heavy gunfire rang out on Monday in Abidjan and Bouake, Ivory Coast's two biggest cities, witnesses said, as a mutiny by disgruntled soldiers demanding bonuses entered its fourth day.

Civilians killed in gunfight on Afghan-Pak border

Civilians killed in gunfight on Afghan-Pak border

Pakistani and Afghan officials accused each other of killing civilians Friday after gunfire erupted near a major border crossing where Pakistani census officials were carrying out a count.

Sporadic gunfire in Kinshasa after 26 killed in protests

Sporadic gunfire in Kinshasa after 26 killed in protests

Sporadic gunfire echoed across Democratic Republic of Congo's capital on Wednesday, the day after security forces killed at least 26 protesters demanding President Joseph Kabila step down after his mandate as elected leader expired.

'Loud noises' led to Los Angeles airport evacuation: police

'Loud noises' led to Los Angeles airport evacuation: police

Los Angeles airport police said on Monday they were investigating whether passengers had mistaken loud noises of some kind for gunfire, leading to panicked evacuations the night before ...

Militants attack American University of Afghanistan in Kabul

Militants attack American University of Afghanistan in Kabul

Explosions and gunfire rocked the American University of Afghanistan in Kabul on Wednesday, an official and students trapped inside classrooms told AFP, as the complex came under a militant attack.

Search at New York's JFK airport finds no signs of gunfire

Search at New York's JFK airport finds no signs of gunfire

A preliminary investigation found no evidence of gunfire in a terminal at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport on Sunday, despite earlier reports of shots being heard, the airport's operator said.