Tag:Jihadist attacks

France opens historic trial over 2015 Paris killings

Kolkata, India: France launched a historic trial over the 2015 Paris attacks, Wednesday, which killed 130 people. The shooting and bombing attack by extremists from...

The Taliban: who is leading the insurgency?

Kabul, Afghanistan: The Taliban movement's inner workings and leadership have always been largely shrouded in secrecy, even during their rule of Afghanistan from 1996...

Suspected jihadists kill more than 40 in Mali village attacks

Bamako, Mali: More than 40 civilians were killed in northern Mali when jihadists attacked three villages near the border with Niger, a military officer...

Nigeria warns kidnap gangs train with jihadists as cooperation grows

Kano, Nigeria: Nigerian officials have warned that IS-aligned jihadists are training criminal gangs engaged in mass kidnappings in the country's northwest, in a sign...

Tajikistan ready to accept 100k Afghan refugees amid Taliban uprising

Dushanbe, Tajikistan: Tajikistan said Friday it was ready to accept up to 100,000 refugees from Afghanistan, where the Taliban has claimed huge military gains as...

Taliban capture key border crossing as Biden defends Afghan withdrawal

Kabul, Afghanistan: The Taliban said Friday they had captured a key border crossing with Iran, hours after President Joe Biden issued a staunch defense...

Warlords, jihadists and Islamic republics: the key players in Afghanistan

Kabul, Afghanistan: With the US and international troops all but gone from Afghanistan and the Taliban making rapid gains, a number of players are...

Taliban seize key Kandahar district after fierce fighting

Kandahar, Afghanistan: The Taliban have captured a key district in their former bastion of Kandahar after fierce night-time fighting with Afghan government forces, officials said...

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Swiss unanimously votes for same-sex union referendum

GENEVA — In Switzerland, a controversial same-sex marriage referendum has been resoundingly approved by voters of the conservative, rich Alpine...
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New Covid surge overwhelms hospitals in parts of US

WASHINGTON, D.C. — According to one of the country's top health officials, the spike in coronavirus cases in the...

China wants effeminate male celebs to man up

WASHINGTON — Macho men are in and effeminate male performers are out as Beijing expands its crackdown on China's entertainment...

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