A teenager was shot dead by security forces in the Kashmir Valley on Saturday during a strike called by hardline Hurriyat Conference against the recent killing of two youths in an Army operation in Tral, prompting the authorities to register a murder case and order a magisterial probe.
Five rebels from the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) were killed and four Turkish soldiers wounded in a day of clashes Saturday, the army said, in a blow to a fragile peace process to end a decades-long insurgency.
A group of youth allegedly engaged in hooliganism in the Housing Board Colony in Sector-3 of Ballabgarh in the district and vandalised seven cars and a motor bike after following a schuffle with a group of residents today, police said.
Convener of Vidyut Karmchari Sanyukt Sangharsh Samiti (VKSSS) has been arrested for allegedly inciting contractual employees of Uttar Pradesh power department to clash with police during their protest demanding regularisation of services, police said on Thursday.
At least 18 people were killed and 80 others injured in clashes between Islamists and security forces as Egypt marked the fourth anniversary of the uprising that toppled strongman Hosni Mubarak, prompting authorities to extend curfew in the restive North Sinai region.
A female demonstrator was killed in clashes with Egyptian police during a rare leftwing protest in Cairo Saturday, the eve of the anniversary of the 2011 uprising against Hosni Mubarak, an official said.