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The C-130 Hercules transport plane was carrying 96 people, most of them recent army graduates, when it overshot the runway while trying to land on Jolo island in Sulu province.
At least seven people killed and six others wounded when separate bombs hit two minivans in a mostly Shia neighbourhood in Kabul, Afghanistan's interior ministry says.
US President Joe Biden has so far resisted joining other world leaders in calling for an end to Israel's ongoing violent military strikes on Palestinians in besieged Gaza.
Palestinian Health Ministry says 212 people have been killed so far, including 61 children and 36 women since the start of Israel's attack on blockaded Gaza.
Explosion at the parking area of Serena hotel in Quetta city leaves at least five people dead and a dozen others wounded, officials say. Terror group Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan claims responsibility.
At least 15 people were killed and over 20 injured in a suicide bombing claimed by Al Shabaab militants in Somalia's semi autonomous state of Galmudug ahead of Prime Minister Mohamed Hussein Roble's address to a rally.
There was no immediate comment from Ethiopia’s government, which has been fighting the Tigray regional forces since a November 4 attack on a military base there.
Jaish al Adl militant group claimed responsibility for the roadside bomb attack against Iran's revolutionary guards in which several others were also wounded.
The homemade explosive device went off at a street festival in a crowded town in southern Philippines, the latest unrest in a region prone to militancy. The army suspects a Daesh-linked group of being behind the attack.
Tajik or Russian warplanes bombed the border area in Takhar province killing at least eight Taliban, a police spokesman said. But, a spokesman for the provincial governor said the six killed in a clash with Tajik forces were drug smugglers.
There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the blast in Logar province south of the capital Kabul, but officials said the bomb was detonated as a crowd of war-weary locals had gathered in the district of Charkh to demand peace.
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