Gunfire in Congo-Brazzaville after controversial election

Heavy gunfire erupted between the army and unidentified gunmen Monday in the Congolese capital Brazzaville, officials and witnesses said

At least 12 dead in southern Afghanistan as battle rages on

At least 12 people including four attackers were killed Wednesday in Afghanistan's southern Helmand province, and gunfire continued to be exchanged between Afghan security forces and at least two other attackers, officials said.

Gun-fire heard as attack on India airbase enters third day

Heavy gunfire was heard Monday from inside an airbase in northern India as security forces tried to hunt down militants who attacked the facility on the weekend, officials said.