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12 Afghan Police Killed or Injured in Taliban Attacks

Posted June 22nd, 2011 at 6:15 am (UTC-5)
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Afghan officials say at least 12 policemen have been killed or wounded in two separate Taliban attacks on checkpoints. In one of the assaults, authorities said six policemen were killed in an early morning gunfight Wednesday with insurgents in the Qarabagh district 120 kilometers southwest of Kabul. On Sunday, three police were killed in a […]

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Five Militants Killed in Peshawar Gunfight

Posted June 22nd, 2011 at 4:47 am (UTC-5)
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Pakistani police say at least five militants have been killed and two policemen wounded in a gunfight near the city of Peshawar. Authorities said at least 30 insurgents launched an attack Wednesday against police at a checkpoint. But they said police did not suffer major casualties because they were tipped off about the raid. In […]

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Second Night of Violence in N. Ireland

Posted June 22nd, 2011 at 12:45 am (UTC-5)
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Violence has erupted for a second straight night in Northern Ireland between Protestants and Catholics. Police say approximately 500 people were involved in Tuesday fighting that saw both sides throw rocks and gasoline bombs. Police officers in east Belfast struggled to keep the two sides apart. Riots Monday night left two people shot in the […]

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Second Night of Violence in N. Ireland

Posted June 21st, 2011 at 8:35 pm (UTC-5)
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Violence has erupted for a second straight night in Northern Ireland between Protestants and Catholics. Police say both sides threw rocks and gasoline bombs in east Belfast while officers struggled to keep them apart. Riots Monday night left two people shot in the leg. Northern Ireland officials call the two nights of violence the worst […]

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2 Civilians, NATO Soldier Killed in Afghanistan

Posted June 21st, 2011 at 4:35 pm (UTC-5)
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Afghan officials say a suicide bomber blew himself up outside the offices of the central Parwan province’s governor Tuesday, killing two people and wounding two others. Officials said the governor escaped unharmed. The Taliban claimed responsibility for the suicide bombing. In other violence Tuesday, NATO said one of its soldiers was killed following a bomb […]

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Sectarian Violence Erupts in Northern Ireland, Two Shot

Posted June 21st, 2011 at 3:55 pm (UTC-5)
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Violence has erupted in Northern Ireland between pro-Britain Protestants and pro-Ireland Catholics, leaving two people with gunshot wounds. Police said Tuesday hundreds of people were involved in the disturbances, the largest breakout of violence after a long period of peace between the two factions. Rioters Monday night pelted homes with fire bombs, bricks and stones […]

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Suicide Bomber Targets Afghan Provincial Governor

Posted June 21st, 2011 at 8:00 am (UTC-5)
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A suicide bomber has targeted the offices of a provincial governor in northern Afghanistan, killing two people. Officials said the bomber detonated his suicide vest outside the office of Parwan province’s governor Tuesday. There were no reports of injuries to the governor. The Interior Ministry says two people, including a young woman, were killed and […]

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Suicide Bomber Targets Afghan Provincial Governor

Posted June 21st, 2011 at 5:50 am (UTC-5)
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A suicide bomber has targeted the offices of a provincial governor in Afghanistan, seriously wounding a child. Officials said the bomber was outside the office of the governor of Parwan province when he detonated his suicide vest. There were no immediate reports of harm to the governor. On Monday, NATO said that coalition and Afghan […]

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Joint Force Kills Rogue Afghan Soldier

Posted June 20th, 2011 at 7:55 pm (UTC-5)
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NATO says a rogue Afghan soldier suspected of killing an Australian soldier last month was tracked down and killed by coalition and Afghan forces Sunday. The alliance said in a statement Monday that the Afghan was killed in eastern Khost province after pulling a gun on troops attempting to capture him, and that a man […]

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Joint Force Kills Rogue Afghan Soldier

Posted June 20th, 2011 at 4:10 pm (UTC-5)
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NATO says a rogue Afghan soldier suspected of killing an Australian soldier last month was tracked down and killed by coalition and Afghan forces Sunday. The alliance said in a statement Monday that the Afghan was killed in eastern Khost province after pulling a gun on troops attempting to capture him, and that a man […]

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