Tag Archives: Violence

  • Police arrest over 500 for Delhi sectarian violence

    Police have arrested 514 people for deadly Hindu-Muslim violence that broke out in the capital, the government said, as it faced mounting international criticism for failing to protect minority Muslims. ...

  • Death toll rises to 32 in religious violence in New Delhi

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

  • PM Modi appeals for calm as riot death toll rises to 20

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi appealed for calm on Wednesday after days of clashes between Hindus and minority Muslims over a controversial citizenship law in some of the worst sectarian violence in the capital in decades. ...

  • Seven killed, 150 injured as riots in New Delhi overshadow Trump visit

    At least seven people have been killed and around 150 injured in clashes between opposing groups in Delhi, a police official told Reuters, as riots in parts of the city overshadowed US President Donald Trump’s first visit to India ...

  • Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam announces withdrawal of extradition bill

    Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Wednesday withdrew an extradition bill that triggered months of often violent protests so the Chinese-ruled city can move forward. ...

  • US mourns two mass shootings as debate rages over Trump rhetoric

    The US mourned Sunday for victims of two mass shootings that killed 29 people in less than 24 hours as debate raged over whether President Donald Trump's rhetoric was partly to blame. ...

  • US gunman kills 12 in Virginia Beach; suspect shot dead

    A municipal employee sprayed gunfire "indiscriminately" in a government building complex on Friday in the US state of Virginia, police said, killing 12 people and wounding four in the latest ...

  • Ten dead in Texas school shooting, student arrested

    Ten people, mostly students, were killed when a teenage classmate armed with a shotgun and a revolver opened fire in a Texas high school Friday, latest deadly school shooting to hit the US. ...

  • Thousands of Rohingya flee as fighting escalates in Myanmar

    At least 6,000 Rohingya civilians fleeing renewed violence in Myanmar are stranded near the border with Bangladesh which is blocking their entry, a senior Bangladeshi official said Tuesday. ...

  • UN condemns racial violence in the US

    UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has condemned the weekend racist violence and bigotry in the US state of Virginia which left a woman dead. ...