War & Conflict

Tunisia 'foils' planned attack against multiple targets

Interior ministry arrests 32 people it says were planning several attacks on military and civilian targets.

War & Conflict

Deadly blast hits Shia mosque in Pakistan

At least 49 killed in explosion immediately before Friday prayers at a mosque in Shikarpur in Sindh province.

War & Conflict

Iraqi capital hit by twin bombings

At least 18 killed in Baghdad blasts, while fighting between ISIL and Peshmerga forces rages in and around Kirkuk.

War & Conflict

'Plot to kill policemen foiled' in Belgium

Suspects, two of whom were killed in Belgian police raid overnight, were planning to kill policemen, prosecutors say.

Politics

Peshawar massacre sparks policy shifts

Pakistani PM Nawaz Sharif's government has been far from idle in the month since the Peshawar school attack.

Politics

Deaths in Belgium 'anti-terror raid'

Two suspects killed and one injured in police raid in town of Verviers as security level is raised across the country.

War & Conflict

Shia armed groups gain strength in Iraq

Government support and a merger of several groups mean militias are growing stronger in the country.

Politics

How the twin hostage crises unfolded

Three armed men and several hostages die, as assault by French police ends sieges at two different locations.

Humanitarian crises

Policeman killed in Istanbul suicide attack

Female suicide bomber detonates explosives in historic Sultanahmet area, killing herself and policeman, governor says.

War & Conflict

Al-Shabab claims deadly Somalia car bombing

Civilians among victims of suicide attack on spy agency in district close to Mogadishu's airport, witnesses say.

War & Conflict

Many killed in Burundi-DRC border clashes

At least 22 people killed in fighting between army and members from an unidentified rebel group close to DRC border.

War & Conflict

Roadside bomb kills Afghan civilians in Kunar

At least seven killed, including two children, in a roadside bomb explosion in eastern Kunar Province, officials say.

War & Conflict

Hundreds of M23 rebels escape repatriation

Almost 1,000 M23 rebels flee over safety concerns as Uganda tries to repatriate them to Democratic Republic of Congo.