Fresh sectarian clashes forced authorities to reimpose restrictions on the movement of people in parts of Srinagar City.
Curfew continued for the third day in most parts of summer capital Srinagar, as authorities feared sectarian violence after Friday prayers.
Curfew continued in parts of Srinagar on Thursday, a day after sectarian clashes in some parts of the city.
The Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan has rejected peace talks with the Pakistani government.
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.
At least seven people, including three children, were killed and 30 others were wounded at a Shi’ite Muslim procession in northwestern Pakistan.
The Obama administration has denounced in unusually harsh terms a ban on public demonstrations imposed by Bahrain.
The hitherto unheard of Ghazi Group of the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan claimed responsibility for the attack.
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.
An Iraqi court sentenced fugitive Sunni Vice President Tariq al-Hashemi and his aide to death in absentia over terror charges.
Attacks against Shias have "increased dramatically in recent years", Human Rights Watch said.
Quetta and other parts of Balochistan have witnessed a series of sectarian attacks over the past few years.
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.
Since the beginning of August, more than 190 people have been killed in violence across Iraq
The victims were travelling from Rawalpindi, near the capital Islamabad, to Gilgit, a mostly Shi’ite area.
The attacks come a day after a string of bomb and gun attacks in Iraq killed about 80 people and wounded more than 280.
In a statement, the leader of al Qaeda`s affiliate in Iraq warned that the militant network is returning to strongholds.
Government employees and security forces are frequently targeted by insurgents in Iraq.
Leaders said at least 60 Shias have been killed during the past three months, mostly in the restive Balochistan province.
The attacks in Shiite neighbourhoods and on security forces appeared mostly to be unrelated.
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