Kurdish leader cites `new reality` in Iraq

Iraq`s top Kurdish leader warned visiting Secretary of State John Kerry today that a rapid Sunni insurgent advance has already created "a new reality and a new Iraq," signaling that the US faces major difficulties in its efforts to promote unity among the country`s divided factions.

Iraq insurgent advance slows, US sends carrier to Gulf

An offensive by insurgents that threatens to dismember Iraq seemed to slow on Saturday after days of lightning advances as government forces regained some territory in counter-attacks, easing pressure on the Shi`ite-led government in Baghdad.

Over 30 insurgents killed in Nigeria military raid

More than 30 insurgents were killed in an early morning raid by military operatives in Nigeria`s north central Nasarawa state, witnesses said Thursday.

Insurgent activities saw a rise in Manipur

Insurgent activities saw a rise in Manipur in 2013 even though nearly 200 militants surrendered and over 20 were killed by security forces.

Nigerian Army kills 20 insurgents

The Nigerian Army has said its troops killed 20 Boko Haram suspects in a raid on the insurgents` camp in northeastern Borno state, and destroyed vehicles and 50 motorcycles.

Political parties urged not to use insurgents in Mizoram poll

A conglomerate of 14 major churches in the state today appealed to all political parties and outfits not to use insurgents and armed groups in influencing voters in the forthcoming assembly polls.

Five insurgents arrested in Manipur

Five insurgents have been arrested and small arms seized from their possessions during search operations by security and police personnel at different places in Manipur, the police said on Saturday.

Pakistan quake toll reaches 515, insurgents hamper aid efforts

The death toll from an earthquake in southwestern Pakistan has reached 515, a provincial official said Friday, as insurgent attacks threaten relief efforts and survivors complain of lack of shelter from the scorching sun.

Nigerian Army says it killed 150 insurgents, loses 16 troops

Nigeria`s military said on Wednesday it had killed 150 insurgents, including a commander named Abba Goroma, in an operation against Islamist group Boko Haram in which 16 of its own forces were also killed.

Insurgents kill 35 in attack in northeast Nigeria: Military

Islamist insurgents dressed as soldiers opened fire on worshippers leaving a mosque in Nigeria`s far northeast this week, killing at least 35 in the second such attack this month, officials said on Friday.

Two suspected ultras arrested with arms, ammos

Two suspected insurgents with arms, ammunition and some documents were arrested from Lumding railway station in Dima Hasao district in Assam.

Coordinated action needed against insurgents: Northeast CMs

The Chief Ministers of Northeast states on Wednesday sought the Centre`s help in launching coordinated action against insurgents.

Insurgents propose setting up of an ideal village

Insurgents of three outfits, who have come over-ground for holding peace talks with the government, have proposed setting up of an "ideal village" for their stay instead of designated camp as suggested by the state government.

Nigeria military shells camps, kills 21: Official

Soldiers in northeast Nigeria shelled suspected camps of Islamic extremists in the first military action of a new offensive against the insurgents, killing at least 21 people, a security official said on Friday.

Six insurgents arrested in Manipur

Six insurgents of separate outfits were arrested by security forces from different places in Manipur, officials said on Tuesday.

Insurgents continue to create fear psychosis in Assam

Illicit arms and explosives in Assam are to create fear psychosis among the people and are commonly used for abductions and threatening.

NATO and Afghan forces kill 25 insurgents

Afghan and coalition forces say they have killed at least 25 insurgents and at least three of their commanders in separate operations around the country in the past two days.

Insurgents explode three grenades in Imphal

In view of the boycott call, security measures were tightened particularly in the four valley districts of Imphal East, Imphal West, Bishenpur and Thoubal.

Many insurgents willing to return to mainstream: Police

Responding to the call by Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar to shun the path of violence, many insurgents are willing to return to the mainstream a senior police officer said.

Three insurgents arrested in Tripura

Three insurgents of UDLA, a Bru outfit, have been arrested from Ashapara refugee camp in Kanchanpur sub-division of North Tripura district.