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Russia marks 9th anniversary of Beslan school massacre

BESLAN, RUSSIA (BNO NEWS) -- Memorial services were held across the Russian Republic of North Ossetia-Alania on Tuesday to honor the hundreds of people who died nine years ago when Russian security forces stormed a school in Beslan where more [...]

U.S. soldier shot dead in eastern Afghanistan

GHAZNI, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- An American soldier was killed over the weekend when insurgents attacked his unit in eastern Afghanistan, the U.S. Department of Defense confirmed on Sunday. It raises the number of foreign troops killed in [...]

Iraq violence killed more than 800 people in August – UN

BAGHDAD, IRAQ (BNO NEWS) -- More than 800 people were killed and thousands were injured in a wave of violence across Iraq in August, the latest month that saw mass killings amid fears that widespread sectarian strife will continue to escalate, [...]

Egyptian security forces repel Suez Canal attack

CAIRO, EGYPT (BNO NEWS) -- A container ship passing through the Suez Canal was attacked by "terrorist elements" on Saturday, but Egyptian security forces were able to repel the attack that was apparently designed to disrupt the flow of ships [...]

Bomb blast kills NATO service member in southern Afghanistan

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

Roadside bomb kills 2 foreign troops in eastern Afghanistan

KABUL, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- Two coalition service members were killed Friday when a roadside bomb exploded in eastern Afghanistan, the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) said. It raises the number of foreign troops [...]

Fraud by Afghan contractors may have killed U.S. soldiers, report finds

KABUL, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- At least two Afghan contractors failed to install hundreds of devices which are designed to prevent improvised explosive devices (IEDs) from being placed under roadways, possibly resulting in the deaths of U.S. [...]

Suicide bomber on donkey kills 8, including 3 Americans, in Afghanistan

KABUL, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- Three American service members were among eight people killed on Tuesday when a suicide bomber riding a donkey attacked Afghan and coalition forces in eastern Afghanistan, U.S. and Afghan officials said on Wednesday. [...]

Insurgents kill NATO soldier in Afghanistan’s east, raising year’s toll to 100

KABUL, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- A coalition service member was killed Tuesday when insurgents opened fire at foreign troops in eastern Afghanistan, the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) said. It raises the number of foreign [...]

UN condemns Afghan bomb attack killing civilians

KABUL, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- The United Nations (UN) on Wednesday condemned the killing of several Afghan civilians n an improvised explosive device blast. The roadside bomb in the Obeh district of the western province of Herat. According [...]