Curfew in Nigeria`s Rivers state over election tensions: state govt

An overnight curfew was imposed in Nigeria`s southern Rivers state as tensions ran high over local results of the country`s general election, the state government said on Monday.

Curfew in Bauchi, NE Nigeria, after Boko Haram fighting

An indefinite lockdown was ordered on three areas in northeast Nigeria on Sunday after troops battled scores of Boko Haram fighters outside the Bauchi state capital, Bauchi city, the authorities said.

Sierra Leone imposes new curfew to contain Ebola

Sierra Leone enforced on Thursday a new three-day curfew in an attempt to stop the spread of the Ebola virus, which has already killed nearly 3,700 people in the African country.

Boko Haram attack leads to 24-hour curfew in Nigeria`s Gombe

The governor of Nigeria`s Gombe state on Saturday imposed an around-the-clock curfew after an attack by Boko Haram gunmen, his spokesman said.

Years-old nightly Baghdad curfew ends

Iraq`s years-old nightly curfew was raised on Sunday in a bid by Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi to ease restrictions on daily life despite persistent violence plaguing the country.

Ahead of curfew ending, bombs kill 40 in Iraq's capital

Ahead of Baghdad ending a decade-old nightly curfew, bombs exploded across the Iraqi capital Saturday, killing at least 40 people in a stark warning of the dangers still ahead in this country torn by the Islamic State group.

Iraq PM orders end to years-old Baghdad curfew

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has ordered an end to the nightly curfew that has been in force in Baghdad for years, Brigadier General Saad Maan said today.

Maiduguri residents told to stay and fight, as curfew lifted

A curfew imposed in the northeastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri after a weekend Boko Haram attack was lifted on Monday, as the state governor urged residents to stay and fight.

Tension in Haryana town after two communities clash

Tension prevailed in Hathin town of Haryana Wednesday following a clash between two communities. The authorities have imposed curfew in the area to control the situation.

Night curfew extended for another 2 days in Kishanganj

The district administration on Sunday extended night curfew in troubled Kishanganj district of Bihar for another two days in the light of fresh violence yesterday triggered by rumours.

Curfew relaxed in Kishanganj for 9 hours, five rumour-mongers held

The district administration on Thursday relaxed prohibitory orders for nine hours, as the law and order situation improved a day after curfew was imposed following widespread protests triggered by a slaughtered animal being found near a place of worship.

Curfew relaxed for 3 hours in Kishanganj

A day after imposing curfew for 48 hours at Kishanganj following widespread protests after a slaughtered animal was found near a place of worship, the district administration Wednesday relaxed the prohibitory orders for three hours between 3 pm and 6 pm.

Curfew declared in Yemen capital as fighting rages

Yemeni authorities imposed a curfew Saturday on parts of the capital, wracked by deadly fighting between Shiite rebels and pro-government forces despite UN efforts to reach a ceasefire.

Curfew in Nainwa, Khanpur relaxed for 12 hours

Curfew in violence-hit Nainwa and Khanpur areas were relaxed for 12 hours on Thursday by the district administration as the situation there remained peaceful and normal.

Indefinite curfew continues in northwest Pak's Swat district

Indefinite curfew in the northwest Pakistan's Swat district continued for the consecutive fourth day today.

Curfew relaxed for four hours in Bundi

With peace prevailing in the riot-hit areas of Khanpur and Nainwa, the administration on Monday eased curfew for four hours in the district.

Myanmar lifts curfew in western state capital

 Myanmar Thursday lifted a dusk-to-dawn curfew imposed in the capital of Rakhine state.

Golaghat curfew relaxed for 2 more hours

Curfew in Assam`s violence-hit Golaghat district was relaxed for further two hours till 8 pm with no fresh incident reported so far, a district administration spokesman said.

Assam: Golaghat situation controlled, curfew relaxed

The indefinite curfew in Golaghat district was relaxed for 12 hours from Friday morning with the situation "under control and improving further", a senior district official said.

Missouri declares state of emergency, curfew after looting

The curfew will begin overnight and last from midnight until 5:00 am for the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson, where 18-year-old Michael Brown was shot dead by police a week ago.