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Nigerian police hold suspect after 8 women killed in hotels

Nigerian police hold suspect after 8 women killed in hotels

Nigerian police investigating the murders of at least eight women lured to hotels in the southern city of Port Harcourt said they had arrested a suspect.

UN chief condemns killings of Sudan protesters

UN chief condemns killings of Sudan protesters

United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres condemned the Sudanese security forces' "excessive use of force" against peaceful protesters, after at least 13 people, including an 8-year-old child, were killed on Monday.

Eight killed by India lynch mobs in less than a week

Eight killed by India lynch mobs in less than a week

Eight people have been murdered by lynch mobs across India in less than a week, officials said Thursday, as law enforcement struggles to curb a recent spate of vigilante killings.

India court halts expansion of Vedanta's copper smelter after protest killings

India court halts expansion of Vedanta's copper smelter after protest killings

One person died and others were wounded by gunfire in southern India on Wednesday in fresh violence related to protesters' demands that a copper smelter be shut on environmental grounds.

Bangladesh arrests over 100 Islamists in crackdown after killings

Bangladesh arrests over 100 Islamists in crackdown after killings

Authorities in Bangladesh have arrested at least 103 militants as part of a broad crackdown on Islamists after a wave of deadly attacks on members of minority groups and liberal activists, police said on Monday.

Duterte denounced for defending killing of journalists

Duterte denounced for defending killing of journalists

Philippine press groups denounced President-elect Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday for saying journalists were being killed because they were corrupt.

Police killings raise fears over Duterte rule

Police killings raise fears over Duterte rule

Philippine police shot dead eight drug suspects this week, authorities said yesterday, following

Five held after two cowherds hanged to death in India

Five held after two cowherds hanged to death in India

Police have arrested five suspects in the hanging to death of two Muslims herding cattle in India, in an incident that led to violent protests sparked an outbreak of violence in the eastern state of Jharkhand ...

Shutdown in Kashmir after killings of 2 civilians

Shutdown in Kashmir after killings of 2 civilians

Markets and businesses were closed yesterday in Jammu and Kashmir in protest against the recent killings of two civilians allegedly by security forces.