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.
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 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.
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 security forces killed 52 suspected militants in North Sinai, the military said in a statement on Monday.
Police officers, many of them local Muslims, have been increasingly targeted in recent months in the territory rocked for decades by violence.
A loud blast destroyed the office in Mogadishu's Hodan district and sent up huge clouds of smoke.
The northern province and surrounding areas are the last major swathe of territory held by insurgents fighting Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
The abduction of 10 family members was carried out in three districts of southern Kashmir in retaliation for police arrests of the militants' relatives.
Sons, brothers and fathers of police officials have been abducted since Wednesday in three districts, including Kulgam, where five such abductions were carried out.
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.
Two knife-wielding assailants tried to enter a police station in Chechnya's Shalinsky district and attacked and wounded two police officers, investigators said.