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Jordan court charges 5 with 'terrorism' after deadly raid

Jordan court charges 5 with 'terrorism' after deadly raid

Five suspected militants arrested during a deadly raid in a town northwest of Amman were charged with terrorism offences in Jordan's state security court Wednesday.

At least 100 security forces killed in fight for Afghan city

At least 100 security forces killed in fight for Afghan city

At least 100 Afghan security forces have been killed as troops backed by US airpower struggled to push the Taliban from embattled Ghazni city, officials said Monday ...

Two Chinese among five wounded in SW Pakistan suicide attack

Two Chinese among five wounded in SW Pakistan suicide attack

A suicide attack on Saturday in Southwest Pakistan targeted a bus carrying Chinese engineers, wounding at least five people including two Chinese nationals, officials said.

Taliban, Kabul govt both claim embattled Afghan city

Taliban, Kabul govt both claim embattled Afghan city

Both Taliban and government forces claimed they were in control of the eastern Afghan city of Ghazni Saturday, after insurgents stormed the provincial capital, triggering fierce fighting.

Bangladesh detains online activists over protest 'rumours'

Bangladesh detains online activists over protest 'rumours'

Bangladesh police have arrested at least 12 social media activists accused of spreading rumours on Facebook during student protests last week that left about 1,000 people injured, a top official said Thursday.

Bangladesh court orders hospital for arrested photographer

Bangladesh court orders hospital for arrested photographer

Bangladesh's high court Tuesday ordered authorities to send an arrested award-winning photographer to hospital for treatment, a lawyer said, after the veteran journalist ...

New protests hit southern Iraq, a month into unrest

New protests hit southern Iraq, a month into unrest

Protesters flooded the streets of southern Iraq again on Sunday, nearly a month into a wave of unrest over corruption and decaying public services, AFP correspondents said.

115 students injured in clashes as Bangladesh teen protests turn violent

115 students injured in clashes as Bangladesh teen protests turn violent

More than 100 people were injured in Bangladesh Saturday after police fired rubber bullets at students protesters, a doctor and witnesses said ...

Three foreign nationals abducted and killed in Kabul: police

Three foreign nationals abducted and killed in Kabul: police

Afghan police in Kabul Thursday recovered the bodies of three foreign nationals who they said had been abducted and killed, in the latest incident targeting foreigners in the war-torn capital.

Nationwide student protests enter fifth day in Bangladesh

Nationwide student protests enter fifth day in Bangladesh

Bangladesh shut down high schools across the country Thursday as tens of thousands of students protested for a fifth straight day after two teenagers were killed by a speeding bus.

Iraq PM sacks electricity minister after weeks of protest

Iraq PM sacks electricity minister after weeks of protest

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi on Sunday sacked his minister of electricity, his office said, following weeks of protests against corruption and chronic power outages.

Taliban attacks on Afghan forces cause 'heavy casualties': officials

Taliban attacks on Afghan forces cause 'heavy casualties': officials

Taliban attacks on Afghan security forces in the country's north have caused ‘heavy casualties’, officials said Thursday, putting the number of soldiers killed as high as 40 in fighting that is ongoing.