With ties to Pakistani Taliban, four terrorists, including the mastermind of a deadly suicide attack of the last year in Orakzai, were killed in an encounter with security forces in Hangu today on Wednesday, police said.
The Afghan capital of Kabul faces an eminent crises as drought continues since shortage of rain and snow, a booming population and wasteful consumption have drained the Afghan capital's water basin and sparked a race to the bottom as households and businesses bore deeper and deeper wells in search of the precious resource.
The United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) says at least eight internally displaced Syrian children have lost their lives because of freezing temperatures and the lack of medical care at a refugee camp in southwestern Syria over the past few weeks.
Shia Rights Watch International Organization has received confirmed news that Saudi Arabia's security forces have executed six Shia citizens of Qatif during a raid in a process that reflects the authorities' indifference to any reform measures that safeguard human rights on the one hand and state security and stability on the other.
The so-called Islamic State of Iraq and Syria Khurasan (ISIS-K) militants suffered casualties in the airstrikes which were carried out by the coalition forces in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan.