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IS claims responsibility for Afghan wedding suicide blast that killed 63

Wedding halls have become a big business in Kabul which in turn have turned them into targets for IS.

Karachi vice: Pakistani cop channels police stories into gritty novels

Personal tragedy haunts the hard-boiled novels that are turning top cop Omar Shahid Hamid into one of Pakistan's most popular English-language authors.

Mayor of Mogadishu, others hurt in Somalia suicide blast

Somalia has been riven with conflict since 1991, when clan warlords overthrew a dictator, then turned on each other.

No IS link to Sri Lanka Easter attacks, says investigator

'They followed the IS ideology, but our investigations have not shown any link between them,' says Sri Lanka's head of the Criminals Investigation Department.

Manchester bomber’s brother being extradited from Libya to UK

London requests the extradition after police issued an arrest warrant for murder, attempted murder and conspiracy to cause an explosion.

30 dead in Nigeria triple suicide bombing

Three bombers attack a hall in Konduga where football fans were watching a match on TV.

Suspected Indonesian militant wounded in failed suicide bombing

An Indonesian militant suspected of being influenced by Islamic State injures himself as he tried to blow himself up in a suicide attack outside a Java police station.

Indian PM Modi warns Pakistan of strong response for Kashmir attack

Pakistan-based Islamists claim responsibility for deadly suicide bomber attack.

Philippines says Indonesian suicide bombers behind blasts

Interior Secretary Eduardo Ano says the couple were aided by local terrorist group Abu Sayyaf, which acted as a guide in the bombings that also injured about 100 people.

Trump says to meet families of Americans killed in Syria

Trump will be visiting the families of four American personnel killed in a suicide bombing, the deadliest attack to hit US troops since they deployed to Syria in 2014.

IS-claimed suicide attack kills 15 in north Syria

Nine civilians and five US-backed fighters were among the dead in the attack on a restaurant.

Woman bomber wounds 9 in first Tunisia suicide attack since 2015

The interior ministry, in a statement, identified the assailant as a 30-year-old woman with no known extremist affiliations, and there was no immediate claim of responsibility.

Two dead in suspected IS suicide bomb attack on Libya oil...

Libya's oil sector has been repeatedly disrupted by violence since the 2011 NATO-backed rebellion that toppled and killed Kadhafi, as two rival governments and a range of armed groups struggle for control of the country's resources.

Suicide attack kills two policemen near Iraq’s Kirkuk

On Wednesday, a suicide car bomb attack on a security checkpoint killed at least eight people, including five militiamen and three civilians in western Iraq.

Multiple attacks claimed by IS on police in Chechnya

IS takes responsibility for the attacks, citing the jihadists' main propaganda.

At least 25 killed in suicide blast in Afghan capital Kabul

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the blast, which came after several weeks of relative calm in Kabul but previous attacks on Shi'ite targets in the area have been claimed by Islamic State.

Indonesia bans local IS-affiliated group behind deadly attacks

The ruling will beef up police powers to go after JAD, which has been connected to a series of other plots in Indonesia, including a firebomb attack on a church that killed a toddler and a plan to launch a Christmas-time suicide bombing.

Secular political party leader killed in suicide bomb attack

Victim's father was also killed in a similar attack in 2013.

At least 4 killed in northeastern Nigeria suicide bombing

The bombing occurred at a mosque in the town of Dikwa.

Suicide attack on Kabul voter registration centre kills 57

The attack by the Islamic State also injured 119 people.

At least one dead in blast near mosque in Afghan city...

The IS-claimed attack came a week after a similar blast in Kabul.

Security source: Suicide bombing hits UAE-backed force in Yemen’s Aden

A suicide bombing hit Yemeni troops trained by the United Arab Emirates in the government bastion of Aden on Tuesday, a security source said, with at least five people dead or wounded.

Suspected Boko Haram suicide bombers kill 12, injure 48

The attack occurred in the city of Maiduguri.

Pakistan clerics issue fatwa against ‘un-Islamic’ suicide bombings

Suicide attacks are frequently condemned as fanatical and immoral but insurgents view the tactic as their most effective weapon.