Tripura CM appeals to insurgents to shun arms

Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar has appealed to insurgents to shun arms and join mainstream society while assuring his government's help to those choosing to lead a normal life over violence.

Nigeria says 'large number' of insurgents killed in air strike

Nigeria's air force on Thursday bombed Boko Haram strongholds in northeast Borno state, killing "a large number of terrorists", as a four-nation offensive against the insurgents presses on, a military statement said.

Separatist gunmen kill seven paramilitary soldiers in SW Pakistan

Seven Pakistani paramilitary troops were killed Monday when their post came under attack by separatist insurgents early Monday in the southwestern province of Baluchistan, an official said.

Bangladesh lauded for smashing Indian insurgents' camps on its soil

Bangladesh security forces have done a commendable job in smashing camps of Indian insurgents in their country and helped contain the decade-old insurgency in Tripura, a senior police officer said on Monday.

Nigeria recaptures town from insurgents

The Nigerian Army on Sunday said its troops have recaptured Chibok town in northeastern Nigeria`s Borno state from Boko Haram insurgents.

UN mission finds no evidence of Darfur `mass rape`

A UN mission said Monday it has found no evidence Sudanese troops had raped 200 women and girls in the Darfur region, where insurgents are battling government forces.

Boko Haram attack in NE Nigeria kills 21: Nigeria senator

Twenty-one civilians were killed after Boko Haram fighters clashed with troops in the restive northeast of Nigeria, a local lawmaker said on Thursday.

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.