World Bulletin / News Desk
A suicide attack in Afghanistan's northern province of Kunduz killed a district governor, his bodyguards and civilians at a mosque on Friday, government officials said.
The group that included the governor of the Archi district were attending a ceremony for a tribal elder who had died the day before, the officals said.
"Officials... were attending a prayer in a mosque when a suicide bomber detonated his explosives," said Enayatullah Khaliq, a spokesman for the provincial governor.
The Law and Order Trust Fund of Afghanistan (LOTFA) received over has received around $3.6 billion from international donors since 2002 to pay Afghan police force salaries and other expenses
Adam Gadahn, an American convert to Islam was killed by US attacks near the Afghan border in January of this year.
Taliban fighters have launched rocket attacks on a US base in Kabul and have targeted government buildings in Afghanistan.
Indonesian attorney general’s spokesman confirms reports that his office has sent letters to prosecutors advising them to make preparations ahead of the imminent executions of the Bali 9
The attacks come after deputy PM said ‘violence had decreased substantially’ in the Muslim south.
This is the first time a Chinese warship has warned a Philippine plane on patrol in disputed area in South China Sea, another military official said.
This is third Pakistani visit to Saudi Arabia since Islamabad decided to remain neutral in Saudi-led military offensive in Yemen.
After the meeting with Xi on the sidelines of an Asia-Africa summit in Indonesia, Abe also said the two leaders agreed to contribute to regional stability and prosperity by promoting "mutually beneficial strategic ties"
A ceremony was held in Seoul involving U.S. Ambassador Mark Lippert, who continues to recover the full use of his left hand after being attacked with a knife at a local event last month.
Jiji news agency reported, Japan Pm and Chinese President held a bilateral meeting in Indonesia on Wednesday
Heather Mack jailed for 10 years and her boyfriend, Tommy Schaefer, sentenced to 18 years over murder of Mack’s mother whose body was found in a suitcase last August
Rescuers work to free five miners trapped in flooded Chinese coal mine; 16 pronounced dead Tuesday.
Pakistan continues renewed use of death penalty, hanging 17 people in a single day
The Indian Navy and Coast Guard seized 200 kg of heroin on Pakistani boat on Monday.
According to Channel Newsasia, 77 countries get set to work on deeper political and economic ties at the Asia-Africa Summit also known as the Bandung Conference in Jakarta this week
Shinzo Abe said ahead of his trip to a leaders' summit in Jakarta that he aims to improve ties with China