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Firing on two vehicles in Pakistan's Kurram leaves four people dead

At least four people, including two security personnel, were killed and three others wounded in a firing on a passenger bus and a car in Pakistan's Kurram region on Sunday, media reports said.

Canada: Sikh teen assaulted in Kelowna, one person arrested

Police have arrested a person for allegedly assaulting a Sikh teen at a bus stop after an altercation with another teenager in Canada's British Columbia province recently.

Shots fired at UK kabaddi tournament, four arrests made

Four men have been arrested after a large-scale disturbance at a sports event in Derby left four people injured involving the British Punjabi community in the East Midlands region of England.

Pakistan: Four killed, six injured in attacks on police in Lakki Marwat

Islamabad/UNI: Four policemen were killed and six others injured in two coordinated attacks on police in Pakistan's northwestern Lakki Marwat district in the wee hours of Thursday, a police spokesperson said.

Man attacks Tokyo train with knife, starts fire; 10 injured

Tokyo/IBNS: At least 10 people were injured and another critically hurt after a man attacked a train with a knife and started a fire in Tokyo on Sunday, AFP reported citing local media.

US Embassy's security guards use tear gas against protesters in Baghdad: Reports

Beirut/Sputnik: The US embassy security personnel have deployed tear gas to disperse demonstrators off its territory in Baghdad, Lebanese Al Mayadeen broadcaster reported on Wednesday.

Taliban steps up attacks in Afghanistan following peace talks' pause in Doha

Kabul/Xinhua: Taliban militants have intensified attacks in Afghanistan following the pause in peace talks between the armed group and the US delegation in Qatar's capital Doha as the militants in latest offensive have killed nearly two dozen security personnel in the eastern Ghazni province on Saturday.

Sri Lankan president says 56 suspects linked to Easter explosions in custody

Colombo, May 7 (Xinhua): Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Tuesday said that 56 suspects linked to the Easter Sunday terror explosions were in police custody.

Afghanistan: Violence at voter registration sites ‘assault on democracy,’ UN envoy warns

New York, May 11 (IBNS): Afghanistan has suffered “a disturbing pattern” of attacks on voter registration facilities since the process began last month, which add up to an “assault on democracy”, the United Nations mission there said Thursday.

Afghanistan: Kabul attacks kill at least seven, over 15 injured

Kabul, May 10 (IBNS): At least seven people died in the dual attacks in Afghanistan's Kabul city on Wednesday, reports said.

Health-care workers suffer attacks every single week: ICRC

New York, May 4 (IBNS): An incident of violence against health-care facilities or personnel has taken place every single week since the passage two years ago of a U.N. Security Council Resolution meant to increase respect for the sanctity of health care, said International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC).

Attacks on women journalists on the rise, online and off – UNESCO

New York, Mar 24 (JEN): Over the past 15 years there has been “a marked increase” in cyber harassment, making the safety of women journalists a major issue for reportage in today’s digital era, participants highlighted Thursday at a United Nations event.

Perpetrators of attack on church in Pakistan must be brought to justice, stresses UN chief

New York, Dec 19(Just Earth News):  Denouncing Monday’s attack on a Methodist church in western Pakistan, United Nations Secretary-General called for those behind the incident be held accountable.  

UN agency condemns attack on staff in Central African Republic town

New York, July 4(Just Earth News): Strongly condemning an attack against its staff and premises in a northern town of the Central African Republic (CAR), the United Nations refugee agency has underscored the importance of safety of aid workers for them to be able to help civilian populations in desperate need.

Taliban attack kills eight Afghan soldiers

Kabul, Apr 22 (IBNS): At least eight Afghan soldiers were killed in a suicide attack carried out by militants, local Khaama Press reported.