An explosion has killed 21 people in a busy shopping district in the Nigerian capital of Abuja. According to reports it is currently unknown what caused the explosion, which could be heard for miles, but speculations has already surfaced surrounding a… Read More ›
Fierce fighting between Taliban and Afghan Security Forces have resulted in the deaths of dozens in the southern Afghanistan province of Helmand. This is the beginning of what the Islamic extremist group is referring to as its ‘summer offensive’.
ISIS Militants have attacked a major Iraqi air base on the same day military experts from the United States arrive in the country to try to plan how to best combat the threat from the ISIS insurgency.
Petro Poroshenko has announced that the Ukrainian troops will honour the agreed ceasefire despite another fatal attack by pro-Russian rebels. The rebels claimed the lives of nine Ukrainian troops when a transport helicopter was shot down near the rebel-controlled town… Read More ›
Religious tension and violent clashes between Christians and Muslims in the Central African Republic are putting the country at risk of falling into a bloody, religious-fueled genocide. This claim comes from the International Federation for Human Rights following the killing of 18… Read More ›
A Pakistan International Airlines flight was fired on by gunmen as it landed at Bacha Khan International Airport in Peshawar, killing one passenger and wounding two flight attendants. The plane had arrived in the northern Pakistani city after departing from Saudi Arabia… Read More ›
Just one week after the violent attacks around the small Kenyan town of Mpeketoni, which claimed the lives of 60 people over two days, more reports are surfacing of other bloodshed across the country. At least 11 people have been… Read More ›
The northern and central regions of Nigeria have been plagued with killings, kidnappings and raids over the past few months. News of at least another 91 people being kidnapped by Boko Haram militants in the northern area of Nigeria as well… Read More ›
Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko has claimed that pro-Russian separatists in Eastern Ukraine had violated a previously agreed week-long ceasefire between Ukrainian forces and rebels, intended to last until 27 June. The Ukrainian government are also claiming a soldier has been… Read More ›
The 2014 Northern Iraq Offensive is a major attack in the northern region of Iraq by militant group ISIS, the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (sometimes referred to as ISIL), and their aligned forces against the Iraqi government.