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Six Suspected Jihadists Killed in French Airstrike in Mali

At least six suspected members of a jihadist group were killed overnight in a French airstrike in southeastern Mali, a French military spokesman said Thursday. A surveillance drone followed eight "members of an armed terrorist group" as they crossed the border on motorcycles from Niger into Mali, Colonel Patrik Steiger said. A

Over 300 killed in fight for Afghan city

Taliban assault on the Afghan strategic city of Ghazni has entered its fourth day, with the death toll climbing above 300, including civilians, security forces and Taliban fighters, according to government officials. The Afghan government said it had sent reinforcements to the strategic city, which lies barely two hours drive from

UN warns isreal-Gaza attacks will lead to war

Hamas says truce reached with Israel     United Nations has expressed strong concern that the escalating violence in Gaza could lead to war. Nickolay Mladenov, the UN's special coordinator for the Middle East peace process, said he was "deeply alarmed by the recent escalation of violence between Gaza and Israel, and

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