RTT News, By RTT Staff Writer
29 April, 2011
Three NATO soldiers were killed in separate attacks by militants in Afghanistan on Thursday, the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) said. (more…)
Los Angeles Times, By Alex Rodriguez
23 April 2011
A U.S. missile strike killed at least 25 people Friday in Pakistan’s North Waziristan region, signaling that Washington’s use of drones against militants along the Afghan border will continue despite intensifying opposition from Pakistani leaders. (more…)
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Associated Press, By Nahal Toosi and Ishtiaq Mahsud
April 18, 2011
PESHAWAR, Pakistan — When a mortar shell killed three people at his neighbor’s house, Munir Khan knew it was time for him and his family to pack up and leave his village near the Afghan border.
April 3, 2011
MOGADISHU — Pro-government forces in Somalia Sunday attacked bases of the Al Qaeda-linked Shebab militants in a southern town sparking fighting in which seven people died, officials and witnesses said.
The clashes erupted at noon on the fringes of Dhobley and continued for about five hours. Witnesses said both sides used heavy machine guns, mortars and anti-aircraft guns.
Security official Major Mohamed Farah said: “Our forces took control of Dhobley and other contested areas and we killed several of the enemy fighters.” (more…)