Gunmen take hostages at Spanish restaurant in Bangladesh capital

Gunmen have taken several people hostage, including foreign nationals, at a Spanish restaurant in a diplomatic area of the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka on Friday, a top security official said.

Gunmen kill eight policemen in Cairo attack

Gunmen shot dead eight policemen Sunday in a Cairo suburb, the latest in a series of assaults targeting security forces in Egypt.

Three Palestinians dead; No end of violence in sight amid Biden visit

Two Palestinian gunmen were shot dead in Jerusalem Wednesday while a Palestinian with a knife was killed in the West Bank, as a series of attacks showed no signs of relenting during a visit by US Vice President Joe Biden.

Gunmen kill 16 people in attack on nursing home in Yemen

At least 16 people were killed Friday in an attack by suspected al-Qaeda insurgents on a nursing home in Yemen's southern city of Aden, a security official said.

Indian consulate attacked in Afghanistan, two civilians killed

Gunmen attacked the Indian consulate in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad Wednesday, leaving two civilians dead after a two-hour gunbattle, officials said.

Death toll from North Sinai attack rises to seven policemen

The death toll from the attack on a mobile checkpoint in Arish, capital of restive North Sinai province, has risen to seven policemen after two conscripts died Thursday morning of their injuries, a security source told dpa.

Tel Aviv fugitive gunman shot dead in northern Israel, police confirm

An eight-day manhunt came to an end Friday, when Israeli special commandos shot the fugitive who killed three Israelis in Tel Aviv one week ago, police said Friday.

Tel Aviv gunman likely killed third person while on the run

The gunman who shot dead two people at a Tel Aviv bar last week likely killed a third person while fleeing the scene, police said Monday.

Manhunt for Tel Aviv shooter leaves schools, kindergartens half-empty

Israeli authorities scoured the streets of Tel Aviv and neighbouring cities on Sunday in their search for a gunman who killed two people and wounded seven when he opened fire in a crowded bar.