Jammu tense as protesters defy prohibitory orders, cop stabbed
Jammu tense as protesters defy prohibitory orders, cop stabbed

Situation in Jammu was "tense" on Friday as sikh youth defied prohibitory orders and held protests in various areas as part of a three-day old agitation which is spreading and saw one more policeman being stabbed and his AK rifle taken away.

Baltimore lifts curfew, relief to many after unrest in Maryland city

The mayor of Baltimore on Sunday lifted a night curfew imposed on the city last week after a spate of looting and arson that followed the funeral of a young black man who died from injuries suffered while in the police custody.

Baltimore mayor announces immediate lifting of curfew

The mayor of Baltimore on Sunday lifted a nightly curfew that was implemented after residents in the US city rioted following the death of a man in police custody.

Protesters again defy curfew in Baltimore after officers charged

Hundreds of protesters broke the city of Baltimore`s curfew on Saturday and several were arrested, a day after six police officers were charged over the death of an African-American man in their custody.

Baltimore protesters defy curfew after police officers charged

Numerous protesters were arrested for defying a curfew in Baltimore on Friday night, hours after six police were charged over the death of an African-American man who was in their custody.

Baltimore unrest over Freddie Gray's custody death quelled as police enforce curfew
Baltimore unrest over Freddie Gray's custody death quelled as police enforce curfew

As rioters refused to calm down in the aftermath of Freddie Gray's death in police custody, a curfew came into effect across Baltimore from Tuesday night and police said that the city was “stable”.

Curfew relaxed for four hours in Madhya Pradesh town

The curfew imposed on a town in Neemuch district of Madhya Pradesh after communal violence last week was relaxed for four hours on Tuesday, police said.

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.