Afghan general and Kandahar police chief Abdul Raziq Achakzai is assassinated by one of his bodyguards during a high-level meeting inside the governor's compound with U.S. general Austin S. Miller. Gen. Miller escaped unharmed according to officials while the governor was critically injured. The Taliban claims responsibility.
Suspected insurgents detonate a motorcycle bomb in Mueang Yala District, southern Thailand, killing one person and wounding 20, one day ahead of the United States President Barack Obama’s visit to the country. [https:--www.washingtonpost.com-world-asia_pacific-motorcycle-bomb-kills-1-wounds-20-in-southern-thailand-ahead-of-obamas-visit-2012-11-16-f9903d6e-306f-11e2-af17-67abba0676e2_story.html (Washington Post)] [http:--www.bangkokpost.com-breakingnews-321727-yala-bomb-attack-kills-one ("Bangkok Post")]date=August 2019
A plot by militants linked to Al Qaeda to blow up the United Kingdom embassy in Yemen is foiled. [https:--web.archive.org-web-20041010080610-http:--www.reuters.co.uk-newsPackageArticle.jhtml?type=topNews&storyID=421471§ion=news]