sectarian clashes

Sonia, Shinde visit violence-hit Assam areas


August 13th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 13 (IANS) UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi and Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde Monday visited Assam where sectarian clashes have left 77 people dead.Shinde and Gandhi met some of ... Read more...

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More paramilitary forces readied for Assam


July 28th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) The government Saturday said nearly 6,500 personnel of central paramilitary forces have been readied for Assam in the wake of sectarian clashes that have ... Read more...

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UN aid workers detained in Myanmar


July 7th, 2012 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 6 (IANS) About 10 aid workers, some of them from the UN, are being held by authorities in western Myanmar where sectarian clashes killed scores of people last ... Read more...

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Egypt’s military rulers approve anti-discrimination law


October 16th, 2011 - 4:10 pm ICT by BNO News
CAIRO (BNO NEWS) -- Egypt's ruling military council on Saturday approved new amendments to the criminal code punishing all forms of discrimination, nearly one week after Coptic Christian protesters were attacked during ... Read more...

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Nine die in Egyptian sectarian violence (Lead)


May 8th, 2011 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, May 8 (IANS) Egypt's Prime Minister Essam Sharaf has called an emergency cabinet meeting following sectarian clashes in Cairo that left nine people dead, Xinhua reported.Apart from the dead, ... Read more...

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An assassination gone askew


April 22nd, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Apr. 22 (ANI): When on the 8th of April 2011, an IED targeted and killed Jamiat Ahl-e-Hadith (JAH) president and Islamic scholar Maulvi Showkat Ahmad Shah right at the threshold of ... Read more...

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Three arrested for Maulana Showkat killing (Lead)


April 16th, 2011 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 16 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Police Saturday said three persons have been arrested for the murder of respected cleric Maulana Showkat Ahmad Shah, and added that the conspiracy, ... Read more...

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3 arrested for Maulana Showkat killing


April 16th, 2011 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 16 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Police Saturday said they have arrested three persons connected with the murder of the religious cleric, Maulana Showkat Ahmad Shah.The cleric was killed ... Read more...

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10 killed in sectarian clashes in Cairo (Lead)


March 9th, 2011 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, March 9 (IANS) Ten people were killed and over a 100 injured in overnight clashes between Muslim and Christian groups in the Egyptian capital, Xinhua reported Wednesday.The health and ... Read more...

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Arab world turmoil: Libya tense, sectarian clashes in Bahrain (Roundup)


March 4th, 2011 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli/Cairo, March 4 (IANS) Libya slipped further into chaos Friday with protesters fighting for the ouster of strongman Muammar Gaddafi regrouping and angry mourners gathering for funerals of the victims ... Read more...

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Security beefed up in Uttar Pradesh for Barawafat festival


February 15th, 2011 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 15 (IANS) Security has been beefed up across Uttar Pradesh in view of Barawafat, the birth anniversary of Prophet Mohammad on Wednesday, police said Tuesday."As many as 40 additional companies ... Read more...

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Pak Army blockades fiercely anti-Taliban tribe near Afghan border


October 27th, 2010 - 12:20 pm ICT by ANI
Kurram, Oct 27 (ANI): Pakistan's military has blockaded a strategically important district in the country's north, sealing in a fiercely anti-Taliban tribe.The Turi community is a bitter enemy of the Taliban, ... Read more...

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Pakistanis held for collecting terror funds in Thailand


October 14th, 2010 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Oct 14 (IANS/AKI) Fifteen Pakistanis suspected of collecting funds earmarked for use by terrorist organisations in their homeland have been arrested in Thailand, police said Wednesday.Police were tipped off to the ... Read more...

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Terrorists infiltrating into Pak through Afghan border: Malik


July 12th, 2010 - 4:16 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, July 12(ANI): Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik has asked the Afghan government to take action against insurgency, saying that terrorists are infiltrating into Pakistan through Afghanistan.Malik has urged the ... Read more...

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Jinnah, Savarkar equally responsible for partition: Aiyar


April 24th, 2010 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Rajya Sabha MP Mani Shankar Aiyar Saturday held Pakistan's founder Mohammad Ali Jinnah and Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) leader Vinayak Damodar 'Veer' Savarkar equally responsible for ... Read more...

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38 killed in twin suicide blasts in Pakistan (Second Lead)


April 17th, 2010 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 17 (DPA) Two suicide bombings at a refugee camp killed at least 38 people and injured 45 others Saturday in north west Pakistan, police said. The attacks occurred in the ... Read more...

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Six killed in sectarian clashes in Pakistan


February 28th, 2010 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 28 (DPA) Pakistan authorities Sunday clamped curfew on a town following sectarian clashes between rival Sunni groups that left at least six people dead and 16 injured. The clashes erupted Saturday ... Read more...

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Army called to curfew-bound Kashmir villages after clashes


February 26th, 2010 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 26 (IANS) Army was called to patrol in 10 curfew-bound Kashmir villages as tension continued Friday, a day after sectarian clashes erupted, police said. Paramilitary troopers and and police were deployed ... Read more...

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Sectarian clashes trigger tension in Kashmir village


February 25th, 2010 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 25 (IANS) Over a dozen people were injured and several houses and shops were destroyed Thursday in a clash between Shias and Sunnis in a village in north Kashmir's Baramulla ... Read more...

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Karachi attack: Double purpose of destabilizing state while making people despondent


December 29th, 2009 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec.29 (ANI): Monday's suicide attack on a Muharram procession in Karachi,in which 40 people were killed while over 95 sustained injuries, has added to the Pakistan government's woes, as ... Read more...

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Sectarian clashes, militant violence kill 43 in Pakistan


July 1st, 2009 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 1 (DPA) Sectarian and militant violence has killed at least 43 people in Pakistan's troubled northwest, officials said Wednesday. Fighters from warring Shia and Sunni tribes in the country's mountainous ... Read more...

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Sectarian clashes in Pakistan’s tribal region kill 33


June 28th, 2009 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 28 (DPA) A fresh wave of sectarian clashes fuelled by Islamist militancy in Pakistan's troubled north-western region near Afghanistan killed at least 33 people over the weekend, a media ... Read more...

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Police removed names of leaders accused in Gujarat riots: Prosecutor


March 13th, 2009 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, March 13 (IANS) Victims of the 2002 Gujarat riots had mentioned the names of minister Maya Kodnani and Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) leader Jaydeep Patel in connection with the sectarian clashes ... Read more...

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High court slams shoddy police probe, acquits five in 1984 riots


February 9th, 2009 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) Slamming the police for its "shoddy" investigation in a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case, the Delhi High Court Monday let off five men accused of arson and violence ... Read more...

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Apex court refuses to ban ‘Deshdrohi’ release Friday (Lead)


January 22nd, 2009 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court has refused to ban the Friday release of the film "Deshdrohi", which allegedly lampoons the Maharastra Navnirman Sena (MNS) and its chief Raj Thackeray ... Read more...

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Pak security forces kill 15 Taliban militants in Mohmand


January 19th, 2009 - 11:42 am ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Jan 19 (ANI): At least 15 Taliban militants, a local commander among them, and a soldier were killed in a clash with Pakistani security forces in the Kandaro tehsil in ... Read more...

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11 killed in sectarian clashes in Pakistan


January 10th, 2009 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 10 (Xinhua) At least 11 people have been killed and 30 injured in sectarian clashes in northwest Pakistan, media reported Saturday.The clashes between two rival groups broke out Friday evening ... Read more...

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Eight killed in Pakistani sectarian clashes


September 2nd, 2008 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 2 (DPA) At least eight people were killed Tuesday as warring Sunni and Shiite Muslims defied a self-declared ceasefire in Pakistan's Khurram tribal district, officials said.The fresh wave of sectarian ... Read more...

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At least 95 killed in sectarian clashes in Pakistan


September 1st, 2008 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 1 (DPA) At least 95 people were killed and about 200 injured in the weekend sectarian clashes in Pakistan's tribal region along the Afghan border, media reports said Monday.Heavily armed ... Read more...

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More than 200 killed in Pakistan’s sectarian clashes (Lead)


August 17th, 2008 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Islamabad, Aug 17 (DPA) Sectarian clashes raged in a remote tribal region of Pakistan Sunday, taking the death toll in 12 days of fighting to more than 200, officials said. At least ... Read more...

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23 killed in fresh sectarian clashes in Pakistan


August 17th, 2008 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Islamabad, Aug 17 (Xinhua) At least 23 people were killed and 25 injured in fresh sectarian clashes in Pakistan's northwestern tribal region, the state-run PTV reported Sunday. According to the report, the ... Read more...

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Sectarian violence in Pakistan leaves 13 dead (Lead)


August 16th, 2008 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Islamabad, Aug 16 (DPA) At least 13 people were killed and 15 injured Saturday in fresh sectarian clashes between rival Shia and Sunni Muslim tribesmen in northwest Pakistan, media reports said. Scores ... Read more...

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Chaos in Tripoli as explosion kills at least 17 (Second lead)


August 13th, 2008 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Tripoli (Lebanon), Aug 13 (DPA) At least 17 people, mostly Lebanese soldiers, were killed Wednesday when an explosion hit a bus in the northern port city of Tripoli, Lebanese security sources said. ... Read more...

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17 killed in Lebanese bus explosion (Lead)


August 13th, 2008 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Beirut, Aug 13 (Xinhua) At least 17 people, including 10 army soldiers, were killed and some 40 wounded in an explosion in Lebanon's northern city of Tripoli Wednesday, LBC TV reported. The ... Read more...

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11 killed in bus exposition in Lebanon


August 13th, 2008 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Beirut, Aug 13 (Xinhua) At least 11 people were killed and some 40 wounded in an explosion in a bus in northwest Lebanon's Tripoli city Wednesday, ANB TV reported. Eight of the ... Read more...

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