Five soldiers and three suspected members of a militant group blamed for deadly twin bombings at a cathedral in the southern Philippines were killed in a clash on Saturday, the military said.
The army confirmed the death of Mohammed Khatib, 24, in custody but said he had not resisted arrest.
Armed soldiers watched closely as election officials in Islamabad distributed ballot boxes and voting materials for polling stations across the city.
The Official Gazette said 18,632 people had been sacked including 8,998 police officers over suspected links to terror organisations.
Australian soldiers who flew a Nazi swastika flag over their fighting vehicle in Afghanistan more than a decade ago were ‘wrong’ and punished at the time, Australia's prime minister said on Thursday ...
Turkish police detained 150 soldiers over alleged links to the US-based preacher who Ankara says orchestrated an attempted coup in 2016, state-run Anadolu news agency said on Friday.
Some 8,000 Australians made the round-the-world trip to mark a special centenary Anzac Day, Australia's national day of remembrance on the Somme, scene of some of the most brutal battles of the 1914-18 conflict.
Though security has improved in Pakistan's remote areas bordering Afghanistan, sectarian militant attacks still occur.
An Arab Israeli man was shot dead by soldiers on Tuesday after crashing into a hitch-hiking stop in the occupied West Bank and then attempting to flee, officials said.
It was one of the most brazen attacks in recent months and was a precursor to a planned strike on Maiduguri, the capital of Borno State and the birthplace of the Islamist group.