At least 10 people were killed after a suicide bomber blew himself up at a tea shop in Mogadishu's Wadajir neighbourhood. No group has yet claimed responsibility for the attack.
The arc of imperial hubris, war, defeat and abandonment is not unique to Afghanistan.
Iraqi police say a parked car exploded at a market in the mainly Shia Muslim district of the capital city, killing at least four people and injuring 17 others.
Unidentified woman wearing a long black robe and a blue veil points a gun at several police officers in National Police Headquarters before being shot dead.
The al Qaeda-linked Al Shabab terrorist group claimed responsibility for the attack, which has killed at least five people, including two Turks, and wounded 14. Turkey's Foreign Ministry condemns the attack.
The Daesh-inspired attack killed more than 260 people last year, including 42 foreign nationals.
The peace that Sri Lankans had earned after decades of civil war was shattered by a wave of attacks by extremists.
Sacred structures have become the repeated scenes of trauma from Iraq, New Zealand, France to Sri Lanka.
At least 290 people were killed in coordinated attacks on churches and hotels in the South Asian island state on Sunday morning.
The parallels between Daesh and violent white ultranationalists should inspire everyone to be vigilant against a rising tide of far-right terrorism and the mainstream narratives that enable it.
Afghan defence ministry sources said a suicide car bomber struck a military base, followed by an assault by Taliban militants who opened fire on Afghan forces at the army post in eastern Maidan Wardak province, killing over 100 security personnel.
Car bombing kills four security members and eight civilians as Taliban attack convoy of country's main intelligence agency in Paghman district west of capital Kabul, officials say.
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