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Taliban: Roadside bomb kills 6 people in north Afghanistan

Dec. 06, 2022 06:42 AM EST

ISLAMABAD (AP) — A roadside bomb went off near a bus with government employees during rush hour on Tuesday morning in northern Afghanistan, killing six people, a Taliban official said. Mohammad Asif Waziri, the Taliban-appointed spokesman for the police chief in Balkh province,...

Report: Explosion near Syrian capital kills Iranian colonel

Nov. 23, 2022 10:10 AM EST

BEIRUT (AP) — An explosion in Syria has killed an official with Iran’s paramilitary Revolutionary Guard, the force said on its website Wednesday, blaming Israel for the killing. The force identified the officer killed as Col. Davoud Jafari, who it said was working for the Guard's...

Thai authorities seeking suspect in southern car bombing

Nov. 23, 2022 03:02 AM EST

HAT YAI, Thailand (AP) — Police said Wednesday they were trying to identify the suspect in a bombing of police housing that killed one officer and wounded 45 other people in a part of southern Thailand troubled by a Muslim separatist insurgency for almost two decades. Police said...

EXPLAINER: Why Istanbul blast has political implications

Nov. 14, 2022 13:49 PM EST

ISTANBUL (AP) — The attack on a central avenue in Istanbul is a stark reminder of the bombings in Turkish cities between 2015 and 2017 that crushed the public’s sense of security and heralded a new phase in Turkey’s decades-long fight against outlawed Kurdish groups. After...