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Five soldiers, three militants killed in Philippine clash

Five soldiers, three militants killed in Philippine clash

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.

India convicts militants over bomb attacks that killed 88

India convicts militants over bomb attacks that killed 88

Fourteen militants from an armed separatist group were found guilty Monday of orchestrating a coordinated bomb attack in India's northeast in 2008 that killed 88 people and wounded hundreds more.

35 Taliban militants killed in air strikes eastern Afghanistan

35 Taliban militants killed in air strikes eastern Afghanistan

35 Taliban militants were killed and 17 others were wounded in a bombardment by the Afghan Air Force planes targeted the Movement's strongholds in parts of the eastern province of Ghazni.

29 hurt in suicide blast in Cameroon's Far North: security sources

29 hurt in suicide blast in Cameroon's Far North: security sources

At least 29 people were wounded Wednesday when a women bomber blew herself up in a border town in Cameroon's Far North, a region frequently hit by Boko Haram militants, security sources said.

Egyptian military kills 52 militants in Sinai: statement

Egyptian military kills 52 militants in Sinai: statement

Egyptian security forces killed 52 suspected militants in North Sinai, the military said in a statement on Monday.

Three police abducted and killed in Indian Kashmir

Three police abducted and killed in Indian Kashmir

Police officers, many of them local Muslims, have been increasingly targeted in recent months in the territory rocked for decades by violence.

Suicide car bomb kills at least six in Somali capital

Suicide car bomb kills at least six in Somali capital

A loud blast destroyed the office in Mogadishu's Hodan district and sent up huge clouds of smoke.

US general warns against major assault on Syria's Idlib

US general warns against major assault on Syria's Idlib

The northern province and surrounding areas are the last major swathe of territory held by insurgents fighting Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

Kashmir militants release kidnapped relatives of policemen

Kashmir militants release kidnapped relatives of policemen

The abduction of 10 family members was carried out in three districts of southern Kashmir in retaliation for police arrests of the militants' relatives.

Kashmir militants kidnap family members of policemen

Kashmir militants kidnap family members of policemen

Sons, brothers and fathers of police officials have been abducted since Wednesday in three districts, including Kulgam, where five such abductions were carried out.

Islamic State claims responsibility for Libya checkpoint attack

Islamic State claims responsibility for Libya checkpoint attack

Thursday's attack took place between the towns of Zliten and Khoms on the coastal road leading from Tripoli to the port city of Misrata.

Militants attack police targets in Russia's Chechnya

Militants attack police targets in Russia's Chechnya

Two knife-wielding assailants tried to enter a police station in Chechnya's Shalinsky district and attacked and wounded two police officers, investigators said.