At least 71 people have been killed in the latest fighting between Rohingya militants and Myanmar security forces in the country`s Rakhine state, the office of de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi said Friday.Aug 25, 2017, 15:32 PM IST
Myanmar security forces have conducted sporadic operations to flush out suspected militants throughout this year, often resulting in casualties among Rohingya villagers.Aug 25, 2017, 11:41 AM IST
The treatment of approximately 1.1 million Rohingya has emerged as majority Buddhist Myanmar`s most contentious human rights issue as it makes a transition from decades of harsh military rule.Aug 24, 2017, 15:24 PM IST
Pakistan's Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, military meet to respond to Donald Trump's criticism
President Donald Trump has chastised Pakistan for harbouring "agents of chaos" and providing safe havens to militant groups waging an insurgency against a US-backed government in Kabul, saying Islamabad must promptly change tack.Aug 24, 2017, 12:58 PM IST
The Afghan government welcomed Trump`s speech but the Taliban said it would make the country a "graveyard for the American empire."Aug 22, 2017, 20:43 PM IST
The 76 kg explosive was detected and defused, sparking a manhunt for those responsible for the assassination attempt on Hasina, who is in her third term as leader of Bangladesh`s secular government.Aug 20, 2017, 15:47 PM IST
Pakistan on Thursday criticised the United States for blacklisting the Kashmiri separatist group Hizb-ul-Mujahideen as a terrorist organisation, calling the move "unjustified".Aug 17, 2017, 18:56 PM IST
Security forces noticed some suspicious movement near Bhim Nallah in Gurez area of Bandipora district this morning, the officials said.Aug 17, 2017, 14:52 PM IST
Both the Taliban and the Islamic State in a coordinated operation last week overran Mirza Olang district, killing over 50 civilians and forcing hundreds to flee their houses for safer places.
Aug 14, 2017, 18:01 PM IST
Police on Monday arrested two Hizbul Mujahideen militants in Jammu and Kashmir`s Kupwara district.Aug 14, 2017, 15:24 PM IST
The powerful blast hit as a paramilitary patrol passed by on the road, Baluchistan provincial home minister Sarfraz Bugti said, adding the patrol may have been the target.
Aug 13, 2017, 10:12 AM IST
Civilian casualties caused by NATO forces have been one of the most contentious issues in the close to 16-year campaign against insurgents, prompting strong public and government criticism.Aug 12, 2017, 11:32 AM IST
Myanmar has sent hundreds of soldiers to beef up security in northwestern Rakhine state after a recent spate of killings, military sources said on Friday, fuelling fears of yet more violence and instability in the troubled region.Aug 11, 2017, 16:44 PM IST
Over 65 governmental institutions and buildings have been completely obliterated, he said, adding that the sugar factory is the most important of those destroyed establishments.Aug 06, 2017, 09:24 AM IST
Hundreds if not thousands of Uighurs who have fled China in recent years have traveled to Syria to join Islamic militant groups or simply escape persecution and find a new home.
Aug 03, 2017, 16:32 PM IST
In the recent weeks, Afghanistan has witnessed some of the worst terrorist attacks killing scores of people.
Aug 03, 2017, 12:44 PM IST
The resolution also encouraged the implementation of marking and tracing procedures of small arms and light weapons to improve traceability of such weapons which could be provided to terrorists through illicit trafficking.Aug 03, 2017, 12:21 PM IST
The encounter comes two days after the death of LeT chief commander Abu DujanaAug 03, 2017, 06:41 AM IST
Akeel Ahmad Bhat, a resident of Gabarpora area of the district, was injured in the abdomen during security forces action on protesters at Hakripora.Aug 02, 2017, 12:22 PM IST
Authorities on Wednesday imposed restrictions in parts of Srinagar in view of a separatist strike against the killing of a civilian, caught in the crossfire between security forces and militants in Pulwama, police said.Aug 02, 2017, 12:06 PM IST