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Suicide bomber kills scores in Afghan mosque attack

A suicide bomber attacked a mosque in Afghanistan's northeastern Kunduz province on Friday, killing scores of worshippers in the country's third attack this week...

Taliban say four Islamic State members captured near Kabul

Taliban forces raided an area west of Kabul and captured four members of an Islamic State cell, the movement's main spokesman said on Wednesday. The...

Saudi-led coalition says it foiled boat attacks in Yemen

The Saudi-led coalition destroyed three explosives-laden boats in the Yemeni province of Hodeidah that had been readied for imminent attacks, the Saudi state-news agency...

Stranded at Tajik sanatorium, pregnant Afghan pilot fears for unborn baby

She didn't forget the prenatal vitamins - that was one of the few things this US-trained Afghan pilot could grab from her Kabul airport...

Taliban say forces destroy Islamic State cell hours after Kabul blast

Taliban government forces destroyed an Islamic State cell in the north of Kabul late on Sunday, a spokesperson for the movement said, after a...

Taliban says US drones must stop entering Afghanistan

The Taliban on Wednesday warned of consequences if the United States did not stop flying drones over Afghan airspace. "The US has violated all international...

The Taliban vowed no revenge. One Afghan family tells a different story

When the Taliban won back control of the eastern Afghan province of Nangarhar last month, they set out to settle a score with an old foe. As...

UN issues new Syria war death toll, says 350 000 is an ‘undercount’

At least 350 209 people have been killed in the decade-old war in Syria, the United Nations human rights office said on Friday in...

Hundreds protest in Kabul to demand release of Afghan foreign reserves

Hundreds of people protested in Kabul on Friday, demanding that the United States release billions of dollars in central bank reserves blocked outside Afghanistan...

Palestinians urge Sudan to hand over confiscated assets

The Palestinian Authority urged Sudan's government on Saturday to hand over assets it has seized as part of a crackdown targeting Sudan-based operations to...


SANDF missing the communication target

Former defence and military veterans minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula on a number of occasions said words to the effect South Africans have to decide what...