J&K police reimpose restrictions after sectarian clashes

Fresh sectarian clashes forced authorities to reimpose restrictions on the movement of people in parts of Srinagar City.

Srinagar reels under curfew for third day

Curfew continued for the third day in most parts of summer capital Srinagar, as authorities feared sectarian violence after Friday prayers.

Curfew in parts of Srinagar after clashes

Curfew continued in parts of Srinagar on Thursday, a day after sectarian clashes in some parts of the city.

Pakistani Taliban reject peace talks with govt

The Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan has rejected peace talks with the Pakistani government.

Another bomb hits Shia religious procession in Pakistan, 6 killed

At least six persons were killed and nearly 90 others injured on Sunday when Pakistani Taliban targeted a Shia procession with a bomb at Dera Ismail Khan in the restive northwest, on Ashura, the holiest day for the minority community.

Bomb at Pakistan Shi’ite procession kills 7, including kids

At least seven people, including three children, were killed and 30 others were wounded at a Shi’ite Muslim procession in northwestern Pakistan.

US decries Bahrain ban on public demonstrations

The Obama administration has denounced in unusually harsh terms a ban on public demonstrations imposed by Bahrain.

Pakistan car bomb attack: Death toll rises to 14

The hitherto unheard of Ghazi Group of the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan claimed responsibility for the attack.

Car bomb kills 12 in Pakistan

At least 12 people were killed and 50 others injured when a powerful car bomb went off at a busy market in northwest Pakistan on Monday, officials said.

Iraq: ‘Innocent’ fugitive VP rejects verdict

An Iraqi court sentenced fugitive Sunni Vice President Tariq al-Hashemi and his aide to death in absentia over terror charges.

Pakistan should urgently act to protect Shias: HRW

Attacks against Shias have "increased dramatically in recent years", Human Rights Watch said.

Pakistani judge, two others shot dead in Quetta

Quetta and other parts of Balochistan have witnessed a series of sectarian attacks over the past few years.

Pak: Attack on Shias; 2 killed, nearly 20 injured

Two persons were killed and 19 others injured in a gun and bomb attack on a group of Shia students in the port city of Karachi.

Over 90 dead in attacks: Iraq officials

Since the beginning of August, more than 190 people have been killed in violence across Iraq

Pak: 25 Shi’ites pulled off buses, shot and killed

The victims were travelling from Rawalpindi, near the capital Islamabad, to Gilgit, a mostly Shi’ite area.

Bombings in Iraq, 10 killed

The attacks come a day after a string of bomb and gun attacks in Iraq killed about 80 people and wounded more than 280.

Deadliest day in Iraq in two years; 106 killed

In a statement, the leader of al Qaeda`s affiliate in Iraq warned that the militant network is returning to strongholds.

Iraq: Min official’s home bombed; parents dead

Government employees and security forces are frequently targeted by insurgents in Iraq.

Pakistan: Shias warn Presidency of siege

Leaders said at least 60 Shias have been killed during the past three months, mostly in the restive Balochistan province.

Bombings, shootings around Iraq kill 22

The attacks in Shiite neighbourhoods and on security forces appeared mostly to be unrelated.