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At least 30 Tuaregs killed in northern Mali

Last Updated: Saturday, February 08, 2014, 07:00

Armed men from the ethnic Peul community have massacred at least 30 Tuaregs in a revenge attack in northern Mali, officials have said.

South Sudan begins peace talks after thousands killed in violence

Last Updated: Thursday, December 26, 2013, 18:31

After the deadly ethnic violence in which thousands of people are reported dead, South Sudanese President Salva Kiir on Thursday started crisis talks with neighbouring countries Kenya and Ethopia.

US pulls non-essential embassy staff out of South Sudan

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 18, 2013, 01:34

The United States on Tuesday ordered all non-emergency embassy staff to leave South Sudan amid an eruption of fierce fighting, and urged all Americans to depart immediately.

Central Nigeria ethnic violence kills at least 48: Army

Last Updated: Friday, June 28, 2013, 18:20

Raids by gunmen in ethnically divided central Nigeria and gun battles between soldiers and attackers have killed at least 48 people and left dozens of homes burnt, the military said on Friday.

Two killed in fresh ethnic violence in Kokrajhar

Last Updated: Saturday, November 10, 2012, 23:58

In a fresh outbreak of ethnic violence in Assam`s Bodoland, two persons were killed in Kokrajhar district on Saturday, a senior police official said.

Myanmar ethnic clashes displaced 28,000, says UN

Last Updated: Monday, October 29, 2012, 11:25

Myanmar`s govt said it has boosted security in a western state hit by ethnic and sectarian unrest as the number of displaced rose to 28,000 people.

At least 56 dead in new ethnic violence in Myanmar

Last Updated: Thursday, October 25, 2012, 20:37

At least 56 people have been killed and nearly 2,000 homes destroyed in the latest outbreak of ethnic violence in western Myanmar, a government official said.

7 more bodies recovered in Assam, govt bans bandhs for a month

Last Updated: Thursday, August 30, 2012, 00:05

The toll in continuing violence in Assam mounted to 95 on Wednesday with the recovery of seven bodies.

Violence defamed Assam internationally: Shinde

Last Updated: Monday, August 27, 2012, 22:35

Sushil Kumar Shinde on Monday said the clashes between Bodos and immigrant Muslims have defamed Assam internationally.

Two labourers killed in fresh attacks in Assam

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 22, 2012, 23:02

Two labourers were killed and another seriously injured in fresh violence in riot-hit lower Assam on Wednesday taking the overall death toll to 80.

Inter-ministerial team to visit Assam

Last Updated: Monday, August 20, 2012, 21:18

An inter-ministerial central team of senior officers will visit Assam on Tuesday to assess relief and rehabilitation requirements.

Curfew relaxed in Rangiya; no new fresh incident of violence

Last Updated: Saturday, August 18, 2012, 00:24

Curfew in Rangiya sub-division of Kamrup Rural district was relaxed on Friday even as no incident of fresh violence was reported from of Assam.