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National mourning in Afghanistan after Kabul bombing kills 80

Afghanistan was marking a day of national mourning on Sunday after 80 people were killed and an estimated 231 were wounded in a bomb attack during a demonstration in Kabul. 

Death toll rises in Bangladesh bombing attack

Two policemen and a woman were killed Thursday in a bombing at a Muslim religious ceremony in northern Bangladesh, police said.

At least 83 dead in Islamic State-claimed bombing in Baghdad

At least 83 people have died in a car bombing claimed by the Islamic State extremist group on Sunday in Baghdad, police said after the attack in an area where people were shopping in the run-up to the Eid al-Fitr holiday the following week.

27 dead, 40 wounded in Kabul bombing

 At least 27 police cadets were killed by two suicide bombers in Kabul on Thursday, an official said.

10 killed by motorcycle bomb in northern Afghanistan

Ten people were killed and more than 30 others wounded when explosives placed on a motorcycle detonated in a crowded bazaar in Afghanistan's northern Badakhshan province, an official said Monday.

Kurdish splinter group claims Istanbul bombing, issues warning

The Kurdistan Freedom Falcons (TAK), a splinter group of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), claimed Friday that it was behind this week's Istanbul car bombing, which targeted a police vehicle and killed 11, including six members of the security forces.

At least 20 killed in two suicide attacks in Baghdad

Suicide bombers on Thursday killed at least 20 people and injured 60 others in two terrorist attacks in separate areas of the Iraqi capital Baghdad, police said.

Turkey blames PKK for Istanbul bomb amid new violence in south-east

Turkey pointed the finger for a bombing in Istanbul on Tuesday, which targeted security forces and killed 11 people, including six police officers, on the banned Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK).

Bombings against civilians kill 148 in government-held coastal Syria

An estimated 148 people were killed Monday as multiple explosions struck civilian targets in two usually peaceful cities on Syria's government-held Mediterranean coast, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported.

80 killed in Baghdad in sixth day of bomb attacks in a week

At least 80 people were killed in the Baghdad area on Tuesday when bomb attacks, the biggest of which was claimed by the Islamic State extremist group, hit five districts in and around the Iraqi capital.

Bombings kill 68 on sixth day of blood-soaked week in Baghdad

A series of bomb attacks mainly targeting Shiite areas of Baghdad claimed 68 people on Tuesday, with supporters of the Islamic State extremist group claiming responsibility for the largest of the blasts.

Kabul suicide attack over after dozens killed, hundreds injured

Dozens of people, including civilians and Afghan security personnel, were killed and over 300 others were injured Tuesday in an attack claimed by the Taliban in central Kabul, officials said.

Up to 40 feared dead, over 200 injured in central Kabul bombing

Up to 40 people were feared killed and over 200 were injured Tuesday in a bombing in central Kabul apparently targeting Afghan security personnel, officials and news reports said.

At least 15 dead as Taliban bombs Afghan intelligence services

The Taliban claimed responsibility for a deadly bombing early Tuesday morning in Kabul, which apparently targeted the country's intelligence services.

Four soldiers killed in roadside bombing in Turkey

Four soldiers were killed and two were injured in a roadside bombing in Mardin province that's being blamed on the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), Dogan news agency reported Friday.

Death toll rises to six in south-east Turkey blast

Six police officers have been killed in a bombing in Diyarbakir, a city in south-eastern Turkey, the Dogan news agency reports. 

All Brussels attack casualties identified; number down to 32

A week after the triple bombing attacks on Brussels, all casualties have been identified, state prosecutors say, while bringing the total number of victims down to 32.

Turkey blames Islamic State for Istanbul suicide bombing

Turkish Interior Minister Efkan Ala said Sunday that the Islamic State extremist group was behind the suicide bombing in Istanbul that killed four people.

Turkey says Islamic State bomber behind Istanbul attack

Turkish Interior Minister Efkan Ala said Sunday that the Islamic State extremist group was behind the suicide bombing in Istanbul.

Three Israelis killed in Istanbul bombing were on culinary tour

The three Israelis killed in a suicide bombing in Istanbul were in Turkey on a culinary tour organized by Beygale, an Israeli website for food lovers. 

Russia vows to continue bombing Islamic State, al-Nusra in Syria

Russia's air force will continue bombing UN-designated terrorist organizations Islamic State and al-Nusra Front in Syria, General Sergei Rudskoi said Friday in comments carried by state news agency TASS.

Death toll in east Baghdad blast more than 70, Health Ministry says

The death toll from Sunday's suicide bombing in an eastern Baghdad market reached more than 70, the Iraqi Health Ministry said on Monday.

Escalation of bombing in Syria "deeply disturbing," UN chief says

A "sudden increase" of bombing and other military activities and a lack of humanitarian access in Syria have undermined peace talks, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon says.

12 dead in Islamic State-claimed attack near Yemen president's palace

At least 12 people were killed Thursday in a car bombing claimed by the Islamic State terrorist group near the presidential palace in Yemen's provisional capital Aden.

25 killed, 80 wounded in Syria bombings claimed by Islamic State

At least 25 people were killed and 80 wounded in twin bombings in the central Syrian city of Homs, a monitoring group said Tuesday.

14 killed, dozens wounded in central Syria twin blasts

At least 14 people have been killed in two bombings in a pro-regime area of Syria's central province of Homs, state media reports.

Iraqi premier vows hard line after attacks on Sunni mosques

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi vowed Tuesday to punish those responsible for sectarian attacks as he visited an eastern city that has seen heightened Sunni-Shia tensions over the past week.

Four security forces, 19 PKK militants killed in Turkey's south-east

A roadside bomb in south-eastern Turkey left three police officers dead while authorities said 18 members of the armed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) were killed in clashes, the Dogan news agency reported Monday.

Indonesian IS militant denies involvement in Jakarta bombing

An Islamic State militant from Indonesia has apparently denied allegations he was behind last week's deadly attack in Jakarta, in a voice recording posted online.

Terrorists targeting tourist areas of Malaysia, minister says

Tourist areas of the Malaysian capital are being targeted by terrorists groups, a senior minister said, following a deadly attack in the Indonesian capital Jakarta and the arrest of a bombing suspect in Malaysia on Friday.

Five reported dead in bombing at Turkey police station

A car bomb blast outside a police building in south-eastern Turkey killed at least five people, a news report said Thursday, citing local officials.