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.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says regime airstrikes in the region have intensified over the past few weeks, causing civilian casualties.
The air strikes started right after a two-day ceasefire expired. At least six raids took place in Gharz in east Daraa and in the old quarter of the city.
Prime Minister Theresa May said the threat level was lowered following "significant" amount of police action over the last 24 hours as part of the investigation into the Manchester bombing that killed 22 people.
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said the special relationship will withstand the "unfortunate event" of the leaks.
At least 51 people died in the attack claimed by Daesh which comes a day after another blast killed and injured dozens in the Sadr City district of Baghdad.
Dozens died in a car bombing in the rebel-held city of Azaz, while clashes between pro-regime forces and rebels left at least nine people dead in Wadi Barada.
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