UK police name Liverpool taxi blast suspect

By Phil Noble LIVERPOOL, England (Reuters) -British police have identified the suspect behind an explosion which engulfed a taxi in flames outside a hospital in Liverpool on Sunday, a blast the authorities have declared a terrorist incident. Police say 32-year-old...

UK PM Johnson says no need to move to COVID “Plan B”

LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said that he saw no need at the moment to move to a “Plan B” of mask mandates, vaccine passes and work from home orders, even though he was cautious of rising coronavirus cases in parts of...

Blast in Afghan capital wounds two

KABUL (Reuters) -A bomb blast in the Afghan capital of Kabul wounded two people on Monday, the Taliban’s interior ministry said, just two days after a similar explosion that was claimed by the Islamic State militant group. Both devices were of a magnetic type...

Five security personnel killed in Pakistan attacks near Afghanistan

By Jibran Ahmad and Gul Yousafzai PESHAWAR/QUETTA (Reuters) – At least five security personnel – three soldiers and two policemen – were killed and six civilians were injured in three separate attacks in Pakistan’s restive western region bordering...

Blast hits Shi’ite area of Afghan capital Kabul

KABUL (Reuters) -A magnetic bomb attached to a passenger minivan exploded in a heavily Shi’ite area of the Afghan capital Kabul on Saturday, causing an unknown number of casualties, Taliban officials and local residents said. A recent spate of such attacks has...