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21st Jul 2013

Jammu & Kashmir: Indian army on rampage in Bandipora villages

  By Mir Tariq   Bandipora, J& K, India, (Greater Kashmir): Scores of persons were injured, two of them critically, when [Indian] Army allegedly went on rampage in five villages after their cavalcade was stoned in Ashtango area of north … Continued

21st Jul 2013

Pakistan: Blasts kill four, injure several in Karachi

People standing near Metropolitan Commissioner Matanat Ali Khan’s vehicle damaged in a bomb attack in Karachi on July 20, 2013.—Photo by Online Security personnel collect evidence at the site of a bomb blast in a house in Karachi on July … Continued

20th Jul 2013

Jammu & Kashmir: 38 injured in Police action

By Shabir Ibn Yusuf   Srinagar/Jammu, India, (GKNN): At least 25 people were injured in clashes that erupted in most parts of Kashmir on Friday against the killing of four civilians by Border Security Force (BSF) in Gool area of Ramban … Continued

20th Jul 2013

Pakistan: Security forces kill 28 militants in Khyber, FR Kohat

KHYBER AGENCY, (The News): At least twenty-eight militants were killed and six security personnel martyred when security forces clashed with the militants in Khyber Agency and FR Kohat, Geo News reported Saturday.   According to sources close to security forces, … Continued

Pakistan: Former UK MP renounces British citizen to join politics in Pakistan
20th Jul 2013

Pakistan: Former UK MP renounces British citizen to join politics in Pakistan

LAHORE, (The News): Former Glasgow MP Mohammad Sarwar, who gave up British citizenship for political role in Pakistan, arrived at Lahore airport on Saturday morning, Geo News reported. Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar, 60, is tipped to take on the role of … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: Four killed by security forces
19th Jul 2013

Jammu & Kashmir: Four killed by security forces

  By MM Parvez/Muhammad Taskeen   Dharam (Gool), J & K, India, (Greater Kashmir): Four persons, including a government lecturer and an Imam, were killed and around 42 others injured when paramilitary Border Security Force men resorted to indiscriminate firing twice … Continued

19th Jul 2013

Jammu & Kashmir: Strikes, protests called on civilian killing

BY Abid Bashir Srinagar, J & K, India, (Greater Kashmir): The separatists Thursday strongly condemned the civilian killings by forces at Gool, terming the incident an act of “State terrorism.” They said the forces in JK have gone “trigger-happy” and are … Continued

17th Jul 2013

Pakistan: Three killed in Naseerabad Levies encounter with dacoits

NASEERABAD, (The News): Two dacoits and one levies personnel were killed in an encounter on Wednesday here, Geo News reported.   Levies sources said that a passenger van on way from Gandawa Road to Sindh interior was stopped by dacoits … Continued

India: Bihar mid-day meal tragedy: Death toll mounts to 20
17th Jul 2013

India: Bihar mid-day meal tragedy: Death toll mounts to 20

  Chapra/Patna, (PTI): Nine more school students died today due to food poisoning after consuming mid-day meal at a government primary school in Bihar’s Saran district taking the death toll to 20, official sources said. Twenty seven others, including the … Continued

16th Jul 2013

India: 20 men gang-rape four minor tribal girls in Jharkhand

By Brajesh Verma Times  Dumka, (Hindustan Times): A group of around 20 armed and inebriated men forced their way into a girls’ hostel in Maoist-hit Pakur district and gang raped four minor girls on Sunday night. The incident took place … Continued

16th Jul 2013

Pakistan: Strike observed in Quetta on killings of Shi’as

QUETTA, (Dawn): A shutter-down strike was being observed in Quetta on Tuesday as a sign of protest against yesterday’s killings of four Hazara men on the call of the Hazara Democratic Party, DawnNews reported. Four men of the Hazara Shia … Continued

15th Jul 2013

India: Two killed in east Indian poll violence

MUMBAI, (Xinhua): Two people were killed in poll violence during the local elections of the eastern Indian state of West Bengal on Monday morning. One Communist Party of India (Marxist) candidate’s husband was killed in the bomb blast set off by … Continued

15th Jul 2013

Pakistan: ten suspected militants killed as Pakistan air force strikes hideouts

By Zahir Shah Sherazi   PESHAWAR, (Dawn): At least ten suspected militants were killed and 12 others injured as Pakistani jet fighters targeted nine militants hideouts in Khyber tribal region and Darra Adam Khel. Official sources say that the jet … Continued

14th Jul 2013

Pakistan: US drone attack kills two people in North Waziristan

  MOSKI, (The News): At least two persons were killed in a suspected US drone strike North Waziristan Agency (NWA) near restive Pak-Afghan border region, Geo News reported Saturday.   According to scanty initial reports the unmanned spy plane fired … Continued

14th Jul 2013

Pakistan: Kohat: Seven killed in raid of militants’ hideouts

KOHAT, (The News): At least seven terrorists were killed, several injured and six hideouts destroyed, when the security forces raided militants’ hideouts in the bordering areas of Darra Adamkhel and Orakzai Agency, Geo News reported on Sunday.   Security sources … Continued

14th Jul 2013

Bhutan opposition party wins in landslide election

Bhutan’s main opposition party has won a landslide majority in parliamentary elections. It was the second round of voting in just the second election in the Himalayan kingdom’s history. The official website of Bhutan’s Election Commission says the People’s Democratic … Continued

13th Jul 2013

Bangladesh: Students block highway protesting against cancellation of quota system

[This July 11 file photo shows students of Rajshahi University demonstrate blocking Dhaka-Rajshahi highway in front of their campus in Rajshahi city demanding cancellation of quota system in BCS preliminary test.] Star On Line: Students of Rajshahi University (RU) were … Continued

13th Jul 2013

Bhutan: Voters in Bhutan head to the polls in election’s second round

 [Picture Alliance/dpa] Voters in Bhutan are going to the polls to elect a new government. This is the second round of voting in just the second election in the Himalayan kingdom’s history. Saturday’s vote pits the incumbent Peace and Prosperity … Continued

12th Jul 2013

India: 9 children among 10 killed in Bihar boat tragedy

Madhepura ,(PTI): Nine children were among 10 persons killed when the country boat they were on capsized in Madhepura in a flooded tributary of Kosi river, official sources said on Friday. There were 11 persons aboard the boat and only … Continued

12th Jul 2013

India: Six die in landslide as heavy rains lash Nainital

Dehradun, (IANS): Six people were killed in a landslide in Uttarakhand’s Nainital district, officials said Friday. The landslide came after a heavy spell of rains in Bheemal area late Thursday. Five people of a family and one other person were … Continued

Sectarianism in the Middle East and its rise in the UK, Standpoint, Sahar TV. Interview 29 May 2013 and aired on 12 June 2013


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