Civilians killed in rocket attack on Afghanistan cattle market

At least 23 killed, dozens wounded after four rockets hit the market in Sangin district in Helmand province. At least 23 civilians were killed and dozens injured after rockets hit a cattle market in Afghanistan‘s southern Helmand province, the Afghan government

Lightning kills 33 as monsoon storms batter India

The death toll from the heavy storms is likely to increase, officials warn. At least 33 people have been killed by lightning as heavy monsoon storms swept India’s northeastern states of Bihar and Uttar Pradesh. Twenty-eight people were killed across

Powerful cyclone tears into India, Bangladesh, killing five

KOLKATA/DHAKA (Reuters) – A powerful cyclone killed at least five people as it swept through eastern India and Bangladesh on Wednesday, accompanied by a storm surge that swamped embankments and destroyed hundreds of homes in low-lying coastal areas, officials said.

Taliban kills 13 Afghan soldiers in Balkh province

Afghan security forces also killed at least two Taliban members in clashes in southeastern Paktia province on Friday. Taliban has killed 13 members of the Afghan security forces in the northern province of Balkh. Seventeen others were also wounded when Taliban