Deadly suicide attack on Shiite mosque in Afghanistan’s Kandahar

Medical sources and a provincial official confirmed a toll of more than 30, and at least 15 ambulances were rushing to and from the scene Suicide bombers attacked a Shiite mosque in the southern Afghan city of Kandahar during Friday prayers, witnesses said, killing at least 41 people and injuring scores more. The assault came … Read more

Deadly blasts hit Shiite mosque in Afghanistan’s Kandahar

Map of Afghanistan showing location of Kandahar, where an explosion hit a Shiite mosque on Friday Blasts tore through a Shiite mosque in the southern Afghan city of Kandahar during weekly prayers on Friday, killing at least 16 people and injuring 32 others. Another witness also said that three blasts rocked the mosque in the … Read more

Anguish and anger after Taiwan building blaze kills 46

Taiwanese residents voiced anguish and outrage on Friday after 46 people perished in an inferno that tore through a dilapidated housing block, as investigators searched for what sparked the island’s deadliest fire in decades. The blaze is the latest tragedy to highlight concerns over lax safety standards in Taiwan and has exposed the poor living … Read more

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