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Three police abducted and killed in Indian Kashmir

Three police abducted and killed in Indian Kashmir

Police officers, many of them local Muslims, have been increasingly targeted in recent months in the territory rocked for decades by violence.

Kashmir militants release kidnapped relatives of policemen

Kashmir militants release kidnapped relatives of policemen

The abduction of 10 family members was carried out in three districts of southern Kashmir in retaliation for police arrests of the militants' relatives.

Kashmir militants kidnap family members of policemen

Kashmir militants kidnap family members of policemen

Sons, brothers and fathers of police officials have been abducted since Wednesday in three districts, including Kulgam, where five such abductions were carried out.

Taliban kill five policemen, abduct 19 people in southern Afghanistan

Taliban kill five policemen, abduct 19 people in southern Afghanistan

Taliban militants have killed five policemen during an attack on a checkpoint at the border of the southern Afghan provinces of Kandahar and Oruzgan, an official said on Wednesday.

Philippines orders arrest of 3 policemen in drug war's first murder case

Philippines orders arrest of 3 policemen in drug war's first murder case

A court in the Philippines ordered the arrest on Wednesday of three policemen for the high-profile August 2017 killing of a teenager, the first murder case in a brutal war on drugs ...

Muslims refuse to enter holy site after it reopens

Muslims refuse to enter holy site after it reopens

Israel reopened an ultra-sensitive holy site on Sunday closed after an attack that killed two policemen, but Muslim worshippers were refusing to enter due to new security measures including metal detectors and cameras.

Police killed, soldiers abducted by Taliban in two provinces

Police killed, soldiers abducted by Taliban in two provinces

Three highway policemen were killed and eight army soldiers were kidnapped by Taliban militants in two separate incidents during the last 24 hours, according to Afghan officials on Saturday.

Taliban raid kills 20 policemen in southern Afghanistan

Taliban raid kills 20 policemen in southern Afghanistan

At least 20 Afghan policemen were killed early Sunday when Taliban fighters stormed multiple security outposts in the volatile southern province of Zabul, officials said, as the insurgents escalate their annual spring offensive.

Roadside bomb kills nine Afghan policemen

Roadside bomb kills nine Afghan policemen

A roadside bomb killed nine policemen and wounded four others outside their checkpoint in northern Afghanistan, officials said on Sunday, in the latest casualties ahead of the spring fighting season.

Seven Hong Kong policemen jailed for assault on activist

Seven Hong Kong policemen jailed for assault on activist

A Hong Kong court jailed seven policemen for two years each on Friday for beating a handcuffed activist during democracy protests in 2014, a rare case of police brutality in the financial hub that triggered public outrage.

Militants claim Cairo blast that killed six police

Militants claim Cairo blast that killed six police

A recently emerged Egyptian militant group claimed responsibility for a bomb attack in Cairo on Friday that killed six policemen and wounded three others.

Bomb kills three Thai police officers in southern ambush

Bomb kills three Thai police officers in southern ambush

Three Thai policemen were killed and two wounded on Friday in a bomb and gun attack in the southern province of Yala where Muslim separatists have been waging a simmering insurgency against the state.