Police did not immediately identify which militant group was involved in the firefight that ensued after a raid on a suspected militant hideout near Peshawar, the capital of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. Two militants were also killed in the fight.
Police chief in Kathmandu says 122 Chinese men and women were rounded up in raids following information that they were engaged in suspicious activities.
A dissident organisation known as the Cheollima Civil Defense (CCD) says, it orchestrated the raid, by sharing "information of enormous potential value" with the FBI, to end illicit activities rampant in North Korea's foreign missions.
The campaign office of the opposition presidential candidate in the Maldives was raided on the eve of the election, in what critics say could be a government crackdown against the opposition.
Security sources say dozens of soldiers have been killed in the ongoing clashes in which militants using night-vision goggles launched simultaneous raids on several Afghan military bases and posts in Dashte Archi district in Kunduz province .
The arrest of Muhammed Abu Tir came barely two months after he was released from a previous 17-month sentence.
Reynaldo Parojinog was the third mayor to be killed in President Rodrigo Duterte's crackdown on the narcotics trade.
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.
In a continued crackdown on DAESH networks in Turkey, police have arrested forty foreign nationals over alleged links to the group.
Bangladesh police say they've prevented a massive attack after raiding a militant hideout in Kallyanpur
Death toll rises to 208 in raid carried out by gunmen in Ethiopia's Gambela region
Panama's attorney general raids law firm Mossack Fonseca to search for evidence of potential illegal activities
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