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Anger grows against Indonesia police over football stadium tragedy

MALANG: Anger against police mounted in Indonesia on Monday after at least 125 people were killed in one of the deadliest disasters in the...

South African crowds rampage, hospital operations disrupted

JOHANNESBURG: Crowds looted shops and offices in South Africa on Wednesday, defying government calls to end a week of violence that has killed more...

India wants to create unrest in Pakistan: FM Qureshi

He also underlined the need for unity to foil Indian nefarious designs. 

Conspiracy being hatched to spoil Karachi’s peace: Manzoor Wassan

Pakistan Peoples Party leader Manzoor Wassan here on Monday said that a conspiracy was being hatched to sabotage prevailing peaceful environment in Karachi.

Iranian army commander offers to help police suppress unrest

DUBAI: Iran’s army chief declared on Thursday that police had quelled anti-government unrest that has killed 21 people but that his troops were ready...

Iran top leader says enemies have stirred unrest in country

LONDON: Iran’s Supreme Leader on Tuesday accused enemies of the Islamic Republic of stirring unrest, as anti-government demonstrations that began last week continued. In recent...

Nine dead as fresh protests hit Iran

TEHRAN: Nine people were killed overnight in unrest related to protests in the Isfahan region of central Iran, the state broadcaster reported on Tuesday. Six...

Ten people killed in Iran unrest on Sunday: state television

DUBAI: Ten people were killed during street protests in Iran on Sunday, state television said on Monday. The nationwide protests have drawn in tens of...

Bangladesh to regulate Friday sermons in mosques

DHAKA: Bangladesh on Friday moved to regulate weekly sermons in hundreds of thousands of mosques as part of a stepped-up campaign to combat Islamist extremism, officials said.

RAW cell active in three Indian consulates in Afghanistan: officials

ISLAMABAD: "Arrested Indian agent Kulbhushan Yadav had visited Pakistan in 2013, while a cell of Indian covert agency RAW working to destabilize Pakistan has been active in three Indian consulates," said defense officials on Wednesday.

MSF hospital strike ’caused primarily by human error’: US commander

KABUL: A US air strike on a Doctors Without Borders hospital in Afghanistan that killed at least 30 people was caused primarily by human error, the commander of US forces said Wednesday, promising disciplinary action.

Fears of unrest as Bangladesh hangs opposition leaders for war crimes

DHAKA: Bangladesh hanged two top opposition leaders Sunday for war crimes committed during the independence conflict with Pakistan and boosted security across the country over fears the executions could spark fresh unrest.

Russian air links with Egypt to be cut for several months: Kremlin

MOSCOW: Air links between Russia and Egypt will be cut for at least several months after last month's air crash in which 224 died, the Kremlin's chief of staff said Tuesday.

Three dead as Jerusalem sees bloodiest day in rising unrest

JERUSALEM: Jerusalem suffered its bloodiest day yet Tuesday in a wave of unrest, with at least three people killed and many wounded in shooting and car-and-knife attacks on Israelis.

Manicured fingers throwing stones: Palestinian women join unrest

RAMALLAH: Ready for action in her pink muslin top, her manicured fingers clutching stones she picked up from the roadside, the 18-year-old declared that "the nation doesn't only belong to the boys!"

Pakistan will continue to respond to India border attacks: Asif

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan will respond "with full force" if India continues to target the civilian population, Defence Minister Khawaja Asif said Saturday, after 13 people died when rivals traded fire across the border.

Eight soldiers killed, Istanbul palace attacked as Turkish unrest mounts

ISTANBUL: Gunmen fired on police outside an Istanbul palace and a bomb killed eight soldiers in the southeast on Wednesday, heightening a sense of crisis as Turkey's leaders struggled to form a new government.

Pakistan probes ‘$100 ID cards for militants’ scam

KARACHI: Pakistani authorities are investigating officials at the national identity database for allegedly issuing ID cards to militants, including some linked to Al-Qaeda, in return for bribes as small as $100.

Zulfikar Mirza booked for besieging police station, causing unrest

BADIN: Police have lodged a case against former home minister Sindh, Zulfikar Mirza for waging attack on Badin police station, ARY News reported.

Siraj demands biometric system in NA-246 by-polls

KARACHI: The emir of Jamaat e Islami, Siraj ul Haq on Saturday said that he has not come to conquer megapolis, rather the purpose of his visit is to heal the wounds of Karachi populace, ARY News reported.