29th Dec 2014

Bangladesh: Anti-Govt protests turn fatal

  [Photo: Sheikh Hasina And Khaleda Zia] A nationwide strike called by an alliance of Bangladesh’s opposition political parties has turned fatal. Tensions are rising ahead of the first anniversary of controversial elections. A female school teacher was killed Monday … Continued

28th Dec 2014

Pakistan: Two terrorists killed in shootout with police in Karachi

      KARACHI, (The News): Two terrorists were killed in an alleged police encounter in Karachi late on Saturday night, Geo News reported.   According to police, the shootout with terrorists took place within the limits of Mominabad police … Continued

28th Dec 2014

Sri Lanka: Largest Muslim party leaves Govt

  The main Muslim political party in Sri Lanka has defected from the government and says it will support the opposition candidate in next week’s presidential election. It is a major blow to President Mahinda Rajapaksa. The Sri Lanka Muslim … Continued

26th Dec 2014

Pakistan: Seven killed in North Waziristan US drone strike

    SHAWAL, (The News): At least seven militants were killed in two drone strikes in North Waziristan.   According to sources the drone strikes took place in the Kunad and Mangoti areas of Shawal.   Militant hideouts were targeted … Continued

26th Dec 2014

Indonesia: Tsunami devastation remembered 10 years on

  Asian nations struck by the devastating Indian Ocean tsunami of December 26, 2004 are paying their respects to the victims in a series of memorial services. The disaster killed more than 220,000 people. The tsunami struck on the morning … Continued

25th Dec 2014

Pakistan: Seven terrorists killed in exchange of fire with Rangers

  KARACHI, (The News): Seven terrorists of banned outfit were killed in two alleged encounters with Rangers in Karachi, Geo News reported.   According to details, the shootout with terrorists took place in Sohrab Goth and Surjani town.   Rangers … Continued

24th Dec 2014

India: Conversions come to Delhi on Christmas day

    [Youth Congress activists in Noida protest against the BJP and its ideological mentor, RSS, following the alleged forced conversion of around 300 Muslims to Hinduism in Agra earlier this month. (Burhaan Kinu/HT Photo)   By Vikas Pathak   … Continued

24th Dec 2014

India: Assam attack: Toll rises to 40

  [Adavasi men stand guard after houses belonging to Bodos were burnt down in Tenganala village, Sonitpur district, Assam, on Wednesday. Photo:Ritu Raj Konwar]   The Hindu: The toll in the series of attacks by suspected Bodo militants belonging to NDFB-S … Continued

21st Dec 2014

India: Three killed, four injured in Manipur explosion

    Imphal, (IANS): Three people were killed and four others seriously injured in a powerful blast in Manipur’s capital city of Imphal Sunday morning, police said. “An IED (Improvised Explosive Device) that was planted by the roadside near Khuyathong … Continued

20th Dec 2014

Pakistan: Air strikes kill 21 militants in Khyber Agency

    KHYBER AGENCY, (The News): Security forces pounded the militants’ hideouts in Tirah Valley of Khyber Agency and killed twenty-one militants while six others were injured.   According to security forces, as many as 21 terrorist were killed when … Continued

20th Dec 2014

Pakistan: Five militants killed in Peshawar

    PESHAWAR, (The News): Five militants were killed when security forces hit militant hideouts in the restive northwest Saturday morning, officials said.   According to sources, police and paramilitary soldiers raided suspected hideouts in Peshawar during which five militants … Continued

20th Dec 2014

Pakistan: US drone kills four North Waziristan

    By Zahir Shah Sherazi   PESHAWAR, (Dawn): At least four suspected militants were killed in a US drone strike in the Dattakhel tehsil of North Waziristan tribal region on Saturday. Intelligence sources said the drone fired two missiles … Continued

19th Dec 2014

Pakistan: 8 militants, incl TTP commander, killed in Ziarat

  [Photo: Security forces patrolling in Balochistan. — APP/file]   By Syed Ali Shah     QUETTA, (Dawn): Eight suspected militants, including a local Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) commander, were killed by security forces in Balochistan’s Ziarat district on Friday morning. … Continued

18th Dec 2014

Pakistan: Afghanistan promise action against Taliban group

    By Baqir Sajjad Syed ISLAMABAD, (Dawn): Army Chief Gen Raheel Sharif got assurances on Wednesday from the Afghan government and International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan (Isaf) for action against a Kunar-based Taliban splinter group which is believed … Continued

17th Dec 2014

India: Schools across India observe 2-minute silence over Peshawar massacre

  [Photo from twitter: ANI        ✔ @ANI_news Follow Mumbai: School students pay tribute to victims of Peshawar terror attack #PeshawarAttack #PrayForPeshawar 4:19 AM – 17 Dec 2014 320 Retweets 251 favorites ] New Delhi, (Agencies): Hundreds of thousands of children in … Continued

17th Dec 2014

Pakistan: National flag lowered to half-mast as Pakistan plunges into mourning

        Tuesday’s terrorist attack in Peshawar has plunged Pakistan into deep mourning. Never has the country seen the kind of callous orchestration of an attack as witnessed yesterday – one whose target was defenceless children in a … Continued

17th Dec 2014

Pakistan: 22 suspected terrorists killed in air strikes

      LANDI KOTAL, (Dawn): At least 22 suspected militants were killed in air strikes on their positions in Tirah valley of Khyber Agency on Tuesday. The attacks were carried out in Garhi, Dars, Dwa Thoe and Thor Darra … Continued

17th Dec 2014

Pakistan: Peshawar school carnage: 141 martyred, 124 injured

    [Women mourn their relative, a student who was killed during attack by Taliban terrorists on School]   PESHAWAR, (The News): The death toll from Tuesday’s terrorist attack on Army Public School has mounted to 141, 132 of them students, while more … Continued

16th Dec 2014

Pakistan: Terrorists storm Peshawar school, two students killed

  Security forces arrive at the site. — DawnNews screengrab   By Zahir Shah Sherazi Peshawar, (AFP, Reuters, Dawn): Unknown armed men have entered an army-run school on Warsak road, taking it hostage. 12:28pm – TTP says militants ordered to … Continued

13th Dec 2014

Pakistan: Six bullet-riddled bodies recovered from Nowshera

    NOWSHEHRA, (The News): Six dead bodies bearing bullet wounds were recovered along the River Indus shore in Nowshera, Geo News reported Saturday.   According to SHO Nizampur Muhammad Saleem, the locals informed the police about the six dead … Continued


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