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Taliban attacks kill 48, Afghan leader unhurt as bomber targets rally

Taliban attacks kill 48, Afghan leader unhurt as bomber targets rally

Taliban suicide bombers killed 48 people in two separate attacks in Afghanistan on Tuesday, the deadliest taking place near an election rally by President Ashraf Ghani, though he was unhurt.

Saudi attacks raise spectre of oil at $100

Saudi attacks raise spectre of oil at $100

The oil market will rally by $5-$10 per barrel when it opens today and may spike to as high as $100 per barrel if Saudi Arabia fails to quickly resume oil supply lost after attacks over the weekend, traders and analysts said.

Australia to block internet domains hosting extremist content during terror attacks

Australia to block internet domains hosting extremist content during terror attacks

Australia will block access to internet domains hosting terrorist material during crisis events and will consider legislation to force digital platforms to improve the safety of their services, officials said on Sunday.

60 killed in Aden twin attacks, Yemeni official says

60 killed in Aden twin attacks, Yemeni official says

At least 60 people were killed on Thursday in two attacks targeting security facilities in Yemen's southern city of Aden, a government minister said.

Trump attacks Mueller ahead of testimony on Russia probe

Trump attacks Mueller ahead of testimony on Russia probe

President Donald Trump attacked Special Counsel Robert Mueller on Monday, two days before the former FBI chief testifies in Congress ...

Qatar condemns attacks, calls for international probe

Qatar condemns attacks, calls for international probe

Qatar on Thursday called for an international investigation into attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman and a de-escalation of tensions in the region.

In wake of deadly attacks, Sri Lanka president vows stability before vote

In wake of deadly attacks, Sri Lanka president vows stability before vote

Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena said on Saturday the security forces would ‘eradicate terrorism’ following devastating suicide attacks on Easter Sunday and restore stability before a presidential election ...

Russia, Syrian army step up attacks on rebel-held northwestern Syria: residents, medics

Russia, Syrian army step up attacks on rebel-held northwestern Syria: residents, medics

Russian and Syrian forces intensified air strikes and shelling in rebel-held northwestern Syria overnight, the heaviest assault since the area was declared a demilitarised zone under a Russian-Turkish deal ...

Police say bomb find not linked to Christchurch attacks

Police say bomb find not linked to Christchurch attacks

New Zealand police on Wednesday ruled out any link between a bomb found in Christchurch and mosque shootings in March which killed 50 Muslim worshippers.

Sri Lanka says 42 foreigners among Easter victims

Sri Lanka says 42 foreigners among Easter victims

Sri Lankan authorities have identified 42 foreign nationals among the 253 people killed in the string of Easter suicide bombings, officials said Tuesday.

Shura Council condemns terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka

Shura Council condemns terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka

The Shura Council held its regular weekly meeting on Monday under the chairmanship of HE the Speaker Ahmed bin Abdullah bin Zaid Al Mahmoud.

Sri Lanka on alert for attacks by militants dressed in uniforms

Sri Lanka on alert for attacks by militants dressed in uniforms

Sri Lankan security officials have warned that militants behind Easter Sunday's suicide bombings are planning imminent attacks and could be dressed in military uniforms.