Abuja, April 16: At least 20 people were killed in attacks launched by gunmen in two Nigerian villages, local media reported Wednesday citing witnesses and security sources.
Islamabad, April 16: The Pakistani Taliban has decided against extending its ceasefire but the dialogue process with the government will continue, a spokesperson of the militant outfit said Wednesday.
Cairo, April 16: An Egyptian court Wednesday sentenced 120 supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood group to three years in jail each over riotous acts in October last year.
Gaza, April 16: Three people were killed Wednesday when a bomb they were preparing went off prematurely in Palestine’s southern Gaza Strip, a health ministry official said.
Gurgaon, April 16: Authorities Wednesday lifted the curfew on Punhana town of Haryana clamped to stop any flare-up between two communities following the killing of a Meo youth, police said.
Chandigarh, April 16: BSF troopers killed a Pakistani smuggler and recovered eight kg of heroin following a shootout in Punjab’s Amritsar sector, a BSF officer said Wednesday.
Kabul, April 16: Afghan security forces during operations against Taliban militants in the northern Badakhshan province killed a local commander and injured four others, Ahmad Naved Frotan, provincial government spokesman, said Wednesday.
Moscow, April 16: The escalation of conflict in Ukraine has brought the country to the verge of civil war, Kremlin said in a statement Wednesday.
Islamabad, April 16: Pakistani security forces attacked militant hideouts with helicopter gunships in North Waziristan after one of its men was injured in a blast, media reported Wednesday.