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One month of Russia-Ukraine war: Lives upended, destruction everywhere and faded hopes
On 24 February, Vladimir Putin announced a 'special military operation' in Ukraine. Since then, missiles have struck targets, tanks and soldiers have streamed across the border. The United Nations says more than 10 million people have been displaced by the conflict while casualty figures are unknown
India lodges 'strong protest' with Pakistan over death of civilian in unprovoked firing in Jammu and Kashmir's Sunderbani
The Ministry of External Affairs of India said India also protested Pakistan's continued support to infiltration of terrorists into India, including supporting cover fire provided by Pakistan forces.
New Year flushed with promise world over, but Kashmir stares at another period of gloom amid gunfights and clashes
The first week of 2018 began with a gunfight between Kashmiri militants and security forces, and the last week also witnessed killings in the same pattern. Both gunfights and deaths were followed by clashes between security forces and protesters.
One militant killed in ongoing encounter in Awantipora area of Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama
Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Banderpora area of Awantipora in the south Kashmir district Friday morning following specific information about the presence of militants there, a police official said.
Pulwama civilian deaths result of free hand Satya Pal Malik gave forces in Kashmir; volatile situation may worsen
Since the day Malik assumed office in August, the casualty graph of militants, civilians and security forces alike has witnessed a sharp increase
Pulwama encounter: Separatists had called for protest march to Badamibagh Cantonment during 2016 unrest too
The call for the march came after seven civilians died and several others were injured allegedly when security forces opened fire at a mob in Pulwama.
Pulwama encounter: Former policeman's son, ex-army sepoy and orchard worker the three militants killed in Sirnoo
A joint team of the Jammu and Kashmir Police and the Indian Army laid a cordon in Pulwama's Sirnoo village after receiving an input that militants were hiding in the area. As the searches began, militants ran out of a house, took up positions in an adjacent apple orchard and began to fire at the police and army.
Pulwama terror attack: Civilian casualties in clashes point to increased suicidal trend among Kashmiri youth
In Jammu and Kashmir, there is a need for collective introspection to examine how the threat of civilians being unmindful of their personal safety needs to be countered.
Syria recorded 68,000 deaths in 2017, 32,000 this year, says civil registries chief Ahmad Rahal; no mention of nature of death
Syria's civil registries recorded 68,000 deaths in the war-torn country in 2017, pro-regime daily Al-Watan reported its head as saying on Thursday.
J&K Police reports shed light on civilian deaths during encounters, activists allege 'gross human rights violations'
As per data from the police and human rights groups, at least 53 civilians were killed in the past six months in Kashmir during anti-militancy operations.
Another youth succumbs to injuries suffered in police firing in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian taking total civilian death toll to 3
Another youth injured in security force firing in Shopian district on Saturday succumbed to injuries taking the toll of civilian deaths in the incident to three.
Egypt denies civilian deaths in airstrikes on Libya
Egypt has rejected a report by Amnesty International that said seven civilians were killed in airstrikes targeting the Islamic State group in Libya in retaliation for the beheading of 21 Egyptian Christians.
Reveal civilian casualties of drone attacks: UN to US
The United Nations has called on the U.S. to reveal the number of civilian casualties it believes have been caused by drone strikes targeting Islamic militants in various countries
Nato apologises for Afghan civilian deaths
The commander of US and Nato forces in Afghanistan has apologized for civilian deaths in a coalition airstrike earlier this week.