Quota row: Patel agitation turns violent, clashes in Ahmedabad & Surat

Violence had broken out in some parts of Ahmedabad and Surat after the agitation by the Patel community seeking reservation under OBC quota turned violent on Tuesday.

German police clash with far-right outside refugee centre

New clashes erupted in east Germany Saturday between police and far-right activists protesting the opening of a new centre for refugees, German news agency DPA said, a day after similar standoffs left dozens wounded.

Nine Syrian officers killed in clashes with IS

At least nine Syrian officers were killed during clashes with the Islamic State (IS) terror group, a media report said.

Seven killed in clashes in northern Mali: Official

Seven people were killed in northern Mali this week when nomadic and sedentary communities carried out tit-for-tat attacks over a theft, a local official and a security source said Wednesday.

Odisha: Sarathi Baba's alleged immoral conduct sparks clashes

Widespread protests broke out in an Odisha district on Friday after popular but controversial spiritual leader Sarathi Baba was spotted lounging in a Hyderabad hotel lobby with a woman, allegedly his lover.

Two injured in Kashmir clash

Two youth were injured on Friday in clashes between protesters and security forces in Kashmir`s Pulwama district.

Syrian reporter killed by rebel fire in Damascus

 A Syrian journalist working for pro-government media was killed early on Monday as he was reporting on clashes in east Damascus, state media and a monitoring group said.

Gunmen attack Afghan wedding party, killing 21, wounding 8

Armed men opened fire at a wedding ceremony in northern Afghanistan, killing at least 21 guests and wounding eight, provincial officials said on Monday.

Curfew relaxed for four hours in Jamshedpur
Curfew relaxed for four hours in Jamshedpur

With no major incident of violence reported in Jamshedpur, curfew was today relaxed for four hours, barring the affected places which witnessed clashes between two communities on an alleged incident of eve teasing.

Clashes, arrests after protest against migrant centre near Rome

Two people were arrested and 15 policemen were injured on Friday when far-right activists and local residents held a protest over a new centre for asylum-seekers outside Rome.

Air strikes, clashes continue to flout Yemen truce

Saudi-led warplanes bombed Yemeni rebels who clashed with pro-government fighters in the south despite a UN-declared truce aimed at delivering desperately needed aid, military sources said.

Two soldiers killed in Ukraine clashes

Two soldiers have been killed in fighting in eastern Ukraine, a Kiev military spokesman said Sunday, reporting heavy shelling by separatist forces despite a four-month truce.

Gunmen captured, killed by Burundi army in clashes in north: Governor

Burundi`s army has captured scores of gunmen and killed others in two days of clashes in the north, a regional governor said on Sunday, the latest flare-up of violence in a nation that emerged from civil war in 2005.

Two communities clash in Chhattisgarh, cop injured

Tension prevailed in Dhamtari city in Chhattisgarh on Wednesday after a clash broke out between two communities in which a senior police officer was injured.

Six killed in Burundi gun battle: Police

Six people including one police officer were killed in gun battles in the Burundian capital Wednesday, police said.

Around 1,200 escape from Yemen prison, among them Qaeda suspects: Officials

Around 1,200 prisoners escaped during clashes at a jail in central Yemen on Tuesday, among them al Qaeda suspects, officials and security sources said.

Syria rebel attack on Damascus kills 4: Monitor

A rebel mortar attack killed four civilians on Sunday in the Syrian capital as government forces battled Islamic State group jihadists in the northern city of Hasakeh, a monitor said.

Morocco students jailed for killing Islamist fellow in brawl

A Moroccan court has jailed nine leftist university students for killing an Islamist student in a brawl at the University of Fez last year, an official said Saturday.

Car bomb explodes near mosque in rebel-held Yemen capital
Car bomb explodes near mosque in rebel-held Yemen capital

A car bomb exploded Saturday near a mosque in the Old City of the rebel-held Yemeni capital Sanaa, causing casualties, witnesses and security sources said.

Children raped, castrated, thrown into fires in South Sudan: UN

Warring forces in South Sudan have carried out horrific crimes against children, including castration, rape and tying them together before slitting their throats, the UN has said.