Israel removes all security apparatus from holy site after unrest

Israel removes all security apparatus from holy site after unrest

The government had already dismantled metal detectors it installed in the area after the killing of two Israeli policemen on July 14, hoping the move would calm 10 days of often-violent protests that have put the city on edge.


Jul 27, 2017, 14:45 PM IST

Colombians vote on deal to end decades of bloodshed

Colombians voted Sunday on whether to put 52 years of bloody conflict behind them by ratifying a peace accord between the state and communist FARC rebels.

Oct 03, 2016, 01:02 AM IST

South Sudan struggles to avert `catastrophe`

Street sweepers in Juba have cleaned up the blood and bullet casings after gun battles at the Presidential palace.

Jul 18, 2016, 08:56 AM IST

UN Libya envoy in Tripoli for government talks

The UN`s envoy for Libya held talks in Tripoli Friday, seeking to encourage the administration there to commit to a national unity government that would end years of bloodshed.

Jan 02, 2016, 05:33 AM IST

El Salvador starts new year with 13 violent deaths

Thirteen people died in separate violent incidents in El Salvador on Friday, including five gang members who tried to gun down police, authorities said.

Jan 02, 2016, 00:30 AM IST

HIV spread peaks before violent conflict breaks out

The rate of new HIV infections rises significantly in the five years leading up to violent conflict in a country, says a new study.

Nov 13, 2015, 16:11 PM IST

13 militants killed in Tajikistan crackdown

Thirteen militants were killed by Tajikistan security forces on Saturday, the government said, a day after 22 people died in bloodshed blamed on a former deputy minister.

Sep 06, 2015, 05:39 AM IST

Nigeria president warns against bloodshed ahead of Saturday poll

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan warned against violence ahead of Saturday`s presidential election as people stockpiled food, cash and fuel for fear of post-election clashes.

Mar 28, 2015, 01:00 AM IST

Palestinian toll in Gaza rises to 469

The number of Palestinians killed by Israeli fire in the latest round of Gaza violence rose to 469, medics said, after announcing the deaths of another 31 people early Monday.

Jul 21, 2014, 06:13 AM IST

Bloody Sunday as 99 Gazans, 13 Israeli soldiers killed

At least 99 Palestinians and 13 soldiers were killed Sunday as Israel ramped up a major military offensive in the bloodiest single day in Gaza in five years.

Jul 21, 2014, 01:24 AM IST

Poroshenko slams Russia`s `insufficient` support for peace plan

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Thursday accused Russia of failing to fully back a peace plan to end the bloodshed in the east of his country.

Jun 26, 2014, 18:25 PM IST

Iraq officials targeted as violence kills 13

Militants shot dead an Iraqi provincial councillor and bombed the education minister`s convoy today, as violence killed 13 people nationwide ahead of next week`s elections.

Apr 24, 2014, 01:51 AM IST

13 dead in north Iraq violence

A series of attacks north of Baghdad, including multiple bombings targeting police, killed 13 people on Monday, as Iraq grapples with its worst bloodshed since 2008.

Nov 04, 2013, 23:11 PM IST

Spate of Iraq attacks leave 18 dead

Attacks in Iraq killed 18 people on Tuesday, including six shot dead when gunmen stormed a house where a corpse was being ritually washed ahead of a funeral, officials said.

Sep 10, 2013, 23:19 PM IST

Pak Taliban says govt impotent in fight to end bloodshed

Pakistan Taliban has blamed the government for lacking powers to end the bloodshed in the country.

Jul 04, 2013, 17:17 PM IST

Syrian oppn calls for foreign intervention to halt violence

Major powers remain divided over what action to take amid a growing clamour for foreign intervention to end unrest in Syria.

Mar 13, 2012, 09:37 AM IST

Yemen opposition warns bloodshed may derail deal

Plainclothes gunmen killed 10 people in Yemen`s capital on Wednesday.

Apr 28, 2011, 16:11 PM IST

AU calls for Ivory Coast`s Gbagbo to go immediately

The African Union called on Ivory Coast`s Laurent Gbagbo to hand over power immediately to presidential claimant Alassane Ouattara on Friday to spare civilians from further bloodshed.

Apr 01, 2011, 20:10 PM IST

Unite against Libya bloodshed: Obama to world

US President vows to deploy "full range of options" to halt Libya bloodshed.

Feb 24, 2011, 09:12 AM IST

EU ministers call for end to Libya bloodshed

EU denounced Libyan govt`s bloody crackdown against pro-democracy protesters.

Feb 21, 2011, 08:20 AM IST