6. 13 dead in Afghanistan bombing
A suicide bomb attack killed 13 people and injured 8 others in Afghanistan on the first day of Islam's holy Month of Ramadan.
Provincial officials say a car bomb was detonated near a military convoy on Saturday in the eastern province of Khost.
Taliban insurgents have claimed responsibility for the attack, saying they targeted Afghan soldiers who had been trained by a US intelligence organization.
Afghan authorities are stepping up security measures as extremists are likely to stage more attacks during Ramadan.