James Bond actor Daniel Craig visits British troops in Afghanistan

LASHKAR GAH, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- English actor Daniel Craig, who has starred as the legendary British secret agent James Bond since 2006, on Sunday made a surprise visit to southern Afghanistan where he met with British service members [...]

Roadside bomb kills foreign soldier in southern Afghanistan

KABUL, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- A roadside bomb exploded in southern Afghanistan on Sunday, killing one coalition service member, the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) said. It raises the number of foreign troops killed [...]

Roadside bombs in southern Afghanistan kill 17 civilians

KABUL, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- At least seventeen people were killed Wednesday when insurgents carried out three separate bomb attacks in the violence-plagued southern region of Afghanistan, local authorities said. No group immediately claimed [...]

Gunmen kill at least 20 villagers in northwestern Nigeria

KABORO, NIGERIA (BNO NEWS) -- A group of gunmen stormed a village in northwestern Nigeria on Tuesday morning, killing at least 20 people in the latest wave of violence, local authorities confirmed on Wednesday. It is believed armed robbers are [...]

Bomb kills 19 Afghan civilians traveling to wedding party

KABUL, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- Nineteen civilians were killed Friday and more than a dozen others were injured when a roadside bomb ripped through a minivan carrying guests to a wedding party in northern Afghanistan, officials said on Saturday. [...]

Spate of bomb attacks, shootings kill 16 across Iraq

BAGHDAD, IRAQ (BNO NEWS) -- At least sixteen people were killed and more than 30 others were injured Monday when a spate of shootings and bomb attacks targeted both civilians and security forces across Iraq, police said on Tuesday. Among those [...]

Israeli airstrike kills 2 Hamas officers in southern Gaza Strip

GAZA CITY, GAZA (BNO NEWS) -- Israeli forces carried out an airstrike in the southern Gaza Strip on late Wednesday evening, killing two Hamas security officers and injuring a third, Hamas officials said on Thursday. Israel said one of the men [...]

Afghanistan: Taliban commander behind NATO helicopter crash captured

KABUL, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- Afghan and coalition forces on Sunday arrested a Taliban commander who allegedly coordinated an attack against a coalition helicopter in eastern Afghanistan, killing two American soldiers, the NATO-led International [...]

Car bomb kills 3 civilians near coalition base in Afghanistan

PULI ALAM, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- A suicide bomber detonated his explosives-laden truck Tuesday near a coalition base in eastern Afghanistan, killing three Afghan civilians and injuring a number of coalition service members, officials said. [...]

Roadside bomb hits minibus near Kabul, killing 8 civilians

KABUL, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- At least eight people were killed Tuesday when a roadside bomb struck a minibus as it drove over a bridge near the Afghan capital of Kabul, police and government officials said. A suspected Taliban insurgent [...]