Officials say Ikramullah Gandapur, a local candidate from Imran Khan's party, and his driver were killed by a suicide bomber in the northern city of Dera Ismail Khan, three days before the country's general election.
The motorcycle-riding bomber targeted a security vehicle in a busy area of the Afghan capital, killing at least four personnel.
Attacks in the northwestern tribal region have dramatically reduced in number in recent years — this bomb attack bucks that trend.
A suicide car blast in Baghdad's vegetable market claims 12 lives.
Iraq's interior minister resigns after the death of 292 people in car bomb attack by DAESH, the deadliest attack in Iraq since the US forces toppled Saddam Hussein 13 years ago.
Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid confirms in a tweet that an attack on Kabul which left 10 dead was carried out by a Taliban suicide bomber.
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