Violence aimed at subverting Kashmir's political stability: Minister

Expressing dismay over the latest incidents of violence, Jammu and Kashmir government on Tuesday said "such acts are aimed at subverting political and economic stability" in the state.

Liberia struggles with violence along insecure Ivory Coast border

In February last year a gang of men with machetes ambushed two villages in western Ivory Coast, disembowelling a soldier and pulling out most of his organs before slaying three of his colleagues.

Mamata Banerjee denounces use of violence as tool of political fight

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday decried the tendency to use violence as a tool of political fight, saying anti-socials were being mobilised to tackle political challenge thrown by Trinamool Congress after failure to do it politically.

US condemns worsening violence in South Sudan

The United States condemned intense fighting in war-wracked South Sudan, where government forces recaptured a key rebel enclave after a weeks-long assault marred by accusations of rights abuses.

Financial independence of women helps curb violence: NCW

 Financial independence of women can help curtail violence against them by as much as 90 percent, National Commission for Women chairperson Lalitha Kumaramangalam said here on Saturday.

Violence mars Brazil domestic football
Violence mars Brazil domestic football

 Brazilian police fired tear gas and grenades to quell rioting fans at the Castelao Arena after Fortaleza won 4-3 on aggregate against Ceara, reports Xinhua.

Yemen violence kills 1,244, injures 5,044: WHO

Just over a month of fighting in Yemen has left nearly 1,250 people dead, in a conflict affecting 7.5 million people, the World Health Organization said on Friday.

Baltimore makes 'thug' the new four-letter word

As Baltimore City. just over 60 km from the American capital, erupted into riots and violence over the police-custody death of a black man, it also ignited a debate over the Hindi word `thug` after President Barack Obama used it to describe the rioters.

Nitin Gadkari appeals to insurgents in Northeast to shun violence

Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari on Thursday appealed to the insurgent groups of the Northeast region to shun violence and join the mainstream.

Gadkari appeals to insurgents in Northeast to shun violence

 Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari on Thursday appealed to the insurgent groups of the Northeast region to shun violence and join the mainstream.

Thousands march in Baltimore protest, with some violence

Thousands of protesters took to the streets to demand answers in the case of a 25-year-old black man who died in police custody after suffering a fatal spine injury.

West Bengal civic polls: One dead in violence, 60 percent votes polled
West Bengal civic polls: One dead in violence, 60 percent votes polled

One person was shot dead and another received bullet injuries in West Bengal during polling for 91 civic bodies on Saturday.

West Bengal civic polls: As it happened
West Bengal civic polls: As it happened

Shortly after voting began for West Bengal civic polls, incidents of violence were reported from several areas including Burdwan district where a TMC worker was shot dead.

South Africa to deploy army over anti-immigrant attacks

 South African soldiers will be deployed to tackle gangs hunting down and killing foreigners, officials said Tuesday, after at least seven people died in a wave of anti-immigrant violence.

More than 90,000 people flee violence in Iraq's Anbar province: UN

More than 90,000 people have fled their homes in Iraq`s western province of Anbar where Islamic State militants have been gaining ground over the past week, the United Nations said on Sunday.

West Bengal: TMC workers clash in Howrah, resort to violence

Less than 24 hours before Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) elections, two factions of the Trinamool Congress violently clashed with each other in Howrah on Friday.

Bomb kills soldier and wounds three in Egypt's Sinai

An Egyptian soldier was killed and three others wounded on Thursday when a roadside bomb hit an armoured vehicle in the Northern Sinai, medical and security sources said.

Half Yemeni population is going hungry as violence worsens: WFP

Worsening violence in Yemen has made almost half the country`s population "food insecure", with flour shortages, closed shops and disrupted supply routes driving up food prices, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) said on Thursday.

Ex-NFL star Hernandez gets life in prison for 2013 killing
Ex-NFL star Hernandez gets life in prison for 2013 killing

Former National Football League star Aaron Hernandez was sentenced to life in prison on Wednesday for murdering an acquaintance in an industrial park near his Massachusetts home, concluding the first of two murder trials he faces this year.

Violence escalates in east Ukraine ahead of talks

Ukraine`s military accused pro-Russian rebels on Monday of using heavy weapons that were meant to have been withdrawn under a ceasefire deal, after one Ukrainian serviceman was killed and six wounded in rebel-held territories.