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Internet blocked in north Indian district after deadly caste clashes

Authorities in one of the districts of northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh state have blocked mobile internet services after clashes broke out between the members of two different castes, police said Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/26 7:42:50

One civilian killed, 9 injured in mortar shelling attack in N. Afghanistan

At least one civilian was killed and nine others wounded in a mortar shelling attack in Afghanistan's northern province of Kunduz on Thursday, local officials said.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/25 14:57:07

Pakistan executes two hardcore terrorists: army

The Pakistan military said on Wednesday that two more hardcore terrorists involved in committing heinous offences relating to terrorism have been executed.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/25 8:35:15

Urgent: Nepalese PM announces resignation

Nepalese Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal announced his resignation from the post during a special address to the nation on Wednesday afternoon.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/25 8:34:37

2 killed, 8 injured in Indian mini-truck overturn accident

At least two persons were killed and eight others injured after a private mini-bus rolled off the road and overturned in the northern Indian state of Himachal Pradesh Wednesday, a senior police official said.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/25 8:34:10

Pakistani law enforcers launch search operation to recover abducted Chinese nationals

Police and other law enforcement agencies launched a search operation on Wednesday evening in Pakistan's southwest city of Quetta and its adjoining areas to recover the two Chinese nationals who were abducted earlier in the day.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/25 8:29:21

Afghan politician injured as unknown armed men open fire

An Afghan politician and former member of Wolesi Jirga or Lower House of parliament was injured after unknown armed men opened fire on his car in Kabul city Tuesday night, local media reported on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/24 13:24:58

Pakistani, Indian troops shell each other's posts along LoC

Pakistani army said late Tuesday that it has shelled Indian posts and caused "substantial losses" on the Indian troops and their posts along the Line of Control (LoC), dividing Kashmir.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/24 11:51:10

21 killed, 6 injured after bus falls into gorge in N. India

At least 21 people were killed and six others injured after a bus carrying Hindu pilgrims skidded off a mountainous road and into a deep gorge in northern Indian state of Uttarakhand Tuesday, officials has said.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/24 8:34:58

Pakistan denies Indian claim of destroying posts along LoC

The Pakistani army on Tuesday denied the Indian claim of destroying Pakistani posts along the Line of Control (LoC) in the disputed Kashmir region.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/24 8:24:00

10 soldiers killed in Taliban attack on army base in southern Afghanistan

At least 10 Afghan soldiers were killed and several others wounded after Taliban attacked an army base in southern province of Kandahar overnight, a provincial source said on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/23 15:11:52

19 arrested for mob killings of 7 men in eastern India

Police in the eastern Indian state of Jharkhand have arrested 19 people in connection with last week's mob killings of seven persons in two separate incidents over suspicion of being child-lifters.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/22 14:14:54

Sri Lanka makes key changes to cabinet

Sri Lanka on Monday announced key changes to its cabinet, including the appointment of a new foreign minister and a finance minister.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/22 13:28:07

11 killed, 27 injured in two road accidents in northern India

At least 11 people were killed and 27 others injured in two separate road accidents in the northern Indian state of Punjab, police said Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/22 13:17:20

Tense co-existence

Afghans walk past security forces as they leave a village during an operation against Islamic State militants in the Chaparhar district of Nangarhar Province on Sunday. At least 70 armed insurgents, including commanders, have been killed, security officials said.
Source: AFP | 2017/5/21 23:38:40

6 killed, 24 injured in road accident in central India

At least six people were killed and more than 24 others injured when a private bus in which they were travelling rolled into a pit in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh Sunday, a senior police official said.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/21 19:20:50

Insurgent attacks kill 20 Afghan police in southern Zabul province

Up to 20 police were killed as hundreds of anti-government militants attacked security checkpoints in Shah Joi and Deh Chopan districts of southern Afghanistan's Zabul province early Sunday, provincial governor Bismillah Afghanmal said.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/21 15:00:37

2 Indian troops, 2 militants killed in gunfight in Kashmir

Two Indian army troops and two militants have been killed in a gunfight near the Line of Control (LoC), dividing the restive Kashmir region, officials said Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/21 11:51:50