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Grenade attack on Afghan wedding

A hand grenade attack on an Afghan wedding ceremony wounded at least 20 people, including several children, a provincial official said Sunday. At least one of the injured children was...

  Asia / South Asia

16 militants killed in Afghan airstrikes

At least 16 militants have been confirmed killed as fighting planes struck Taliban hideouts in Balkh district of the northern Balkh province on Saturday, army spokesman in the northern region Mohammad Hanif Rezai said Sunday. The sorties targeted Taliban hideouts in parts of the restive Balkh district on Saturday afternoon, killing 16 armed militants, the official asserted. According to the...

China's natural gas output growth quickens in 2019

China saw faster growth of natural gas production in 2019, official data showed. The country produced some 177.7 billion cubic meters of natural gas in 2019, up 11.5 per cent year on year, data from the country's top economic planner showed. In 2018, natural gas output expanded 7.5 per cent year on year to reach about 161.02 billion cubic meters....

  Americas

US will not lift sanctions to negotiate with Iran: Trump

The United States will not lift sanctions on Iran in order to negotiate, US President Donald Trump tweeted late on Saturday (US local time), seemingly in response to a Der Spiegel interview with Iran’s foreign minister. “Iranian Foreign Minister says Iran wants to negotiate with The United States, but wants sanctions removed. @FoxNews @OANN No...

  Europe

  Europe

Five soldiers die in explosion in Burkina Faso

At least five soldiers were killed in a roadside explosion on Friday in northern Burkina Faso's province of Soum, a security source said. The explosion occurred as an army patrol vehicle hit an improvised roadside explosive device in the town of Arbinda, said the source. Burkina Faso is faced with a worsening security situation in northern regions as frequent militant...

Three killed in militant attack near Kenya’s Somalia border

Three teachers were killed in Kenya near the country’s border with Somalia in a suspected attack by al Shabaab militants, a police report seen by Reuters said on Monday, in what would be the latest assault by the group since the new year. The militia also attacked a local police station and destroyed a telecommunications mast in the attack in...