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Against the backdrop of a string of sectarian attacks that have killed dozens, President Asif Ali Zardari appealed to people to forget their "petty differences".
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Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Saturday paid homage to the martyrs of Karbala on the eve of Ashura (the 10th day of mourning in Muharram).
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At least seven people, including three children, were killed and 30 others were wounded at a Shi’ite Muslim procession in northwestern Pakistan.
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The move appears aimed at reducing friction with the kingdom`s minority Shiites on the first day of Ashura.
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Ashura marks end of 10-day rituals to mourn the death of Hazrat Imam Hussein.
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Iran said on Monday several foreign citizens were arrested during clashes between opposition supporters and security forces during a religious festival last month, state television reported.
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Iranian state television said on Monday that more than 15 people were killed in riots which rocked Tehran, of whom more than 10 were members of "anti-revolutionary terrorist" groups.
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Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar
Abdullah and Governor N N Vohra on Sunday prayed for harmony,
peace and normalcy in the state on the eve of Ashura Muharram.
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Hundreds of thousands of Shiite pilgrims descended on the holy shrine city of Karbala on Saturday for the climax of Ashura commemorations, despite fears of violent attacks by Sunni extremists.
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