Suspected ULFA linkman held for Tinsukia killings

A suspected ULFA (Independent) Linkman has been held for his possible connection with the killing of five Bengali-speaking persons in Tinsukia district of Assam, a senior police officer said Sunday. 

Nov 04, 2018, 23:43 PM IST

Over 300 civilians killed since start of west Mosul operation: United Nations

Over 300 civilians have been killed since last month in an offensive against the Islamic State group in western Mosul, the UN said on Tuesday, adding the toll could exceed 400 if fresh killings are verified.

Mar 28, 2017, 17:54 PM IST

Nice terror attacks: Bollywood condemns deadly act; mourns innocent killings

A deadly terror attack hit France on Thursday night, killing as many as 80 innocent lives. Reportedly, a terrorist' gunman ran over 80 people and wounded many as he drove a heavy truck at high speed into a crowd watching Bastille Day fireworks in the French Riviera city of Nice at around 11:00 pm (2100 GMT) on Thursday, July 14.

Jul 15, 2016, 09:56 AM IST

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.

Jun 19, 2015, 17:17 PM IST

Man kills co-brother, injures wife, sister-in-law

 A 38-year old man allegedly murdered his co-brother and injured his wife and her sister over a property dispute here today, police said.

Jun 19, 2015, 14:39 PM IST

Rebel fire kills 8 in Syria's Aleppo: Monitor

Rebel fire killed eight people in Syria`s second city Aleppo Thursday, the latest in a spate of civilian deaths in government-held districts this week, a monitoring group said.

Jun 18, 2015, 18:09 PM IST

Egyptian court jails 23 men over killing of Shi'ite Muslims: Sources

An Egyptian court on Saturday sentenced 23 men to 14 years in jail without parole over the killing of four Shi`ite Muslims in 2013, judicial sources said. 

Jun 13, 2015, 23:16 PM IST

4 people killed in Pakistan

 Four people, including two brothers, were killed today in Pakistan's restive southwestern Balochistan province.

Jun 13, 2015, 19:11 PM IST

Seven people shot dead at protest against Islamic State in eastern Libyan: Residents

Seven people were shot dead on Friday at a protest against Islamic State in the eastern Libyan city of Derna, residents said.

Jun 12, 2015, 21:16 PM IST

Nigerian extremists attack villages, kill 37 and raze huts

 Boko Haram extremists have burned down six northeast Nigerian villages and killed 37 people near the insurgents' Sambisa Forest stronghold, a survivor said today.

Jun 12, 2015, 18:51 PM IST

Killings of soldiers and civilians fray Ukraine's ceasefire

Three civilians and two Ukrainian soldiers were killed in eastern Ukraine within 24 hours up to midday on Thursday, Kiev`s military said, further eroding a four-month-old ceasefire in the separatist conflict.

Jun 11, 2015, 22:07 PM IST

Five arrested for China fire that killed 17

 Five people have been arrested for negligence for a fire at a warehouse in February, which left 17 people dead in south China`s Guangdong province, the Huizhou city government said on Thursday.

Jun 11, 2015, 18:53 PM IST

Mubarak to stand retrial over 2011 killing of protesters

 An Egyptian court today ordered a final retrial against long-time president Hosni Mubarak over complicity in?killing hundreds of protesters during the 2011 uprising that toppled his regime.

Jun 04, 2015, 14:34 PM IST

Militants kill nine Afghan aid workers in night time attack

Unidentified militants shot and killed nine Afghan employees of a foreign-backed aid group in an attack early on Tuesday in Afghanistan`s northern Balkh province, government officials said. 

Jun 02, 2015, 14:05 PM IST

May deadliest month of 2015 in Syria: Monitor

May was the bloodiest month so far this year in Syria, with at least 6,657 people killed throughout the war-ravaged country, a monitor said Monday.

Jun 01, 2015, 22:37 PM IST

UN envoy decries Syria regime raids as dozens killed

The UN envoy to Syria condemned regime bombing of civilian areas as "totally unacceptable" after more than 140 people were killed in a day of heavy air raids.

May 31, 2015, 23:18 PM IST

Bombs in southern Thailand kill one police officer, wound seven

Roadside bombs in southern Thailand killed one police officer and wounded seven members of the security forces in a region scarred by a long-running Muslim separatist insurgency, police said on Sunday.

May 31, 2015, 13:21 PM IST

Shelling from Yemen kills Saudi border guard, wounds 7

Saudi Arabia's state news agency has reported that shelling from Yemen has killed a border guard and wounded seven as a coalition the kingdom leads continues to target Shiite rebels there.

May 31, 2015, 11:29 AM IST

US storms, floods kill 28 people, 24 of them in Texas

US authorities reclaimed four more bodies from Texas waters, adding to the growing death toll inflicted by record-setting storms are submerging highways and flooding homes.

May 30, 2015, 14:39 PM IST

Japanese island to be evacuated after volcano erupts

A volcano on the remote southern Japanese island of Kuchinoerabujima erupted suddenly on Friday, blasting plumes of black smoke high into the sky, prompting authorities to start evacuating the island and airlines to re-route flights. 

May 29, 2015, 11:23 AM IST