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Violence in Afghanistan leaves 17 dead, many of them civilians

Violence in Afghanistan leaves 17 dead, many of them civilians

At least 17 people were killed in a series of violent incidents across four Afghan provinces, officials said on Saturday.

Central Africa militia fighting kills 13

Central Africa militia fighting kills 13

At least 13 people were killed in fighting in the Central African Republic where rival armed factions are battling after a seven-year civil war, UN officials said on Thursday.

Death toll rises to 32 in religious violence in India's capital

Death toll rises to 32 in religious violence in India's capital

At least 32 people have been killed in the deadliest violence to engulf India's capital New Delhi for decades as a heavy deployment of security forces brought an uneasy calm on Thursday, a police official said.

Toll rises to 19 from violence in Indian capital: hospital official

Toll rises to 19 from violence in Indian capital: hospital official

At least 19 people have been killed in the Indian capital during violent clashes over a new citizenship law, a senior hospital official told Reuters, although there was an eerie calm on Wednesday in the riot-torn areas.

Seven killed, around 150 injured in Indian protest violence: police official

Seven killed, around 150 injured in Indian protest violence: police official

At least seven people were killed and around 150 were injured in clashes between opposing groups in the Indian capital, a police official told Reuters on Tuesday, the deadliest riots in the city ...

New clashes in Libya despite UN ceasefire call

New clashes in Libya despite UN ceasefire call

Rival forces clashed in the Libyan capital Thursday, causing new civilian casualties in the grinding conflict a day after a UN Security Council resolution called for a ‘lasting ceasefire’.

US, Taliban could sign peace deal in February if Taliban reduces violence: sources

US, Taliban could sign peace deal in February if Taliban reduces violence: sources

A US-Taliban peace deal could be signed this month if the Taliban significantly reduces violence, and that deal could lead to the withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan ...

Cameroon elections overshadowed by violence, boycott

Cameroon elections overshadowed by violence, boycott

Cameroon began voting Sunday in polls overshadowed by a partial opposition boycott and separatist violence that has displaced hundreds of thousands of people.

Morales leaves for Mexico as Bolivia military pledges to tackle violence

Morales leaves for Mexico as Bolivia military pledges to tackle violence

Bolivia's Evo Morales departed Monday for exile in Mexico, leaving behind a country in turmoil after his abrupt resignation as president.

Hong Kong spirals into rare daylight violence as police shoot protester

Hong Kong spirals into rare daylight violence as police shoot protester

Hong Kong police shot and wounded one protester who hospital officials said was in critical condition on Monday as the Chinese-ruled territory spiralled into rare weekday violence in the 24th straight week ...

Violence spreads across Hong Kong New Territories on 24th weekend of unrest

Violence spreads across Hong Kong New Territories on 24th weekend of unrest

Violence broke out on Sunday across the New Territories of Hong Kong on the 24th straight weekend of anti-government protests, with police firing tear gas to break up rallies as black-clad activists ...

Iraqis gather for more protests after violence kills 40

Iraqis gather for more protests after violence kills 40

Several hundred demonstrators gathered in central Baghdad on Saturday, brandishing Iraqi flags and calling Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi a ‘worm’, after a day of violent protests ...