sectarian violence

Pakistan to deploy surveillance drones in Balochistan

Pakistan's troubled Balochistan province, hit hard by militancy, sectarian and separatist violence, plans to deploy aerial drones to hunt down those unleashing unrest and terrorism.

Jul 12, 2015, 16:50 PM IST

Bombings in Baghdad, town south of Iraqi capital kill 8

Iraqi officials say bombings in Baghdad and in a town south of the Iraqi capital have killed eight people.

Jul 03, 2015, 20:32 PM IST

Gunmen kill 4 in Pakistan sectarian violence

 Four persons, including three minority Shia Muslims, were killed and nine others injured in three separate firing incidents of sectarian violence that broke out in Pakistan's restive Baluchistan province.

May 26, 2015, 11:56 AM IST

Two killed in sectarian violence in Myanmar`s second-largest city

Two men were killed in a second night of rioting in Mandalay, Myanmar`s second-largest city, a security official said on Thursday, the latest flare-up in two years of sectarian unrest between Buddhists and Muslims.

Jul 03, 2014, 10:52 AM IST

Attacks kill at least 18 people in Iraq

A series of attacks, including a coordinated assault on a private Shiite college in Baghdad, killed at least 18 people and wounded nearly 50 in Iraq today, officials said.

Apr 21, 2014, 02:19 AM IST

Religious conflict up in most of the world: Study

Except for the Americas, religious conflict within countries rose around the world in 2012 to the highest level in six years, according to a study out on Tuesday.

Jan 15, 2014, 02:56 AM IST

51 dead in throwback to Iraq`s sectarian bloodshed

A wave of violence today killed 51 people in Iraq, most of whom were kidnapped and shot dead with their corpses abandoned, in scenes harking back to Iraq`s sectarian war.

Nov 29, 2013, 23:53 PM IST

Nawaz Sharif pulls up officials over sectarian violence

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif pulled up the local administration and police for sectarian clashes in the Pakistani garrison city of Rawalpindi and ordered a crackdown on those responsible for the violence that claimed 11 lives.

Nov 20, 2013, 19:45 PM IST

Three killed in fresh sectarian violence in Pakistan

Sectarian tensions continued to simmer in Pakistan on Monday as curfew was imposed in the northwestern cities of Hangu and Kohat after three persons died in an exchange of fire.

Nov 18, 2013, 16:45 PM IST

Pakistan: 10 killed, 80 injured in sectarian violence in Rawalpindi

At least 10 people, including some students of a Sunni seminary, were killed and over 80 others injured in sectarian violence that erupted in Pakistani garrison city of Rawalpindi on Saturday.

Nov 16, 2013, 08:55 AM IST

At least 10 killed in sectarian violence in Rawalpindi

At least 10 people, including some students of a Sunni seminary, were killed in sectarian violence that erupted in the Pakistani garrison city of Rawalpindi today after a clash between two groups during a Muharram procession.

Nov 15, 2013, 22:00 PM IST

Bombs kill 86 in Baghdad as sectarian violence spreads

A series of car bombings and other attacks across Baghdad on Wednesday killed 86 people and wounded 263.

Aug 29, 2013, 09:40 AM IST

Over 30 die in northern Nigeria sectarian violence

At least 31 people have been killed, 52 houses and 16 vehicles burnt after a disagreement over ownership of a football arena set off sectarian violence in Taraba.

Feb 25, 2013, 08:20 AM IST

Five killed in Bangladesh clashes between Islamists and police

At least 5 people, were killed and over 50 others injured as police opened fire during clashes with Islamists who enforced nationwide shutdown demanding execution of "atheist bloggers" for blasphemy.

Feb 24, 2013, 20:08 PM IST

16 militants killed in Pakistan raid

Sixteen pro-Taliban militants were killed in clashes with security forces in Pakistan`s restive tribal belt even as the country`s northwest witnessed a string of violent incidents.

Sep 02, 2012, 23:18 PM IST

`No phantom Hindu conspiracy out to get Pakistanis`

Pakistan is a country where one sect has no problem attacking the other weaker sect, and its citizens should own up to that, an editorial said.

Aug 19, 2012, 18:06 PM IST

13 more die in fresh Myanmar violence

At least 13 people have died in Myanmar in fresh sectarian violence.

Aug 12, 2012, 00:09 AM IST

‘Sectarian violence in Balochistan killed 400 in last 4 years`

The provincial home department said that cross-border influence, among other factors, was fuelling the sectarian violence.

Jul 02, 2012, 20:29 PM IST

Iraq: Car bombs kill at least 70 Shia pilgrims, police

The apparently coordinated bombings occurred ahead of a Shia religious festival on Friday.

Jun 13, 2012, 11:31 AM IST

6 Shias killed in sectarian attack in Balochistan

Unidentified gunmen Monday night shot and killed six members of the minority Shia Hazara community in a sectarian attack at Quetta city in southwest Pakistan.

Apr 10, 2012, 10:36 AM IST