A bomb attack outside a government office in Pakistan's northwestern city of Mardan killed at least 18 people and wounded dozens, according to local police. A breakaway faction of the Taliban claimed responsibility for the blast. (RFE/RL's Radio Mashaal)
Surveillance video has emerged showing the moment Azerbaijani journalist Rasim Aliyev was attacked in Baku on August 8, a day before his death in hospital. The trial of the alleged attackers, and a well-known Azerbaijani football player in connection with case, is expected to start next month.