A curfew was imposed for a second night Thursday on a central Myanmar town after violent clashes killed 10 people, including a Buddhist monk, authorities said. Riots erupted in Meikhtila, 540 km (336 miles) north of Yangon, Wednesday after an argument between a Buddhist couple and the Muslim owners of a gold shop escalated into a riot involving hundreds of people, Reuters...
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Human rights abuses against the Rohingya people are ignored by an international community talking up Burma's transformationWilliam Hague congratulated the Burmese government last week for its role in spearheading "remarkable changes" in the country. But his upbeat assessment and heady optimism are premature, as is the EU's haste to lift all economic sanctions on Burma except...
(29 days ago)
Burma has imposed a state of emergency in the central town of Meikhtila after three days of fighting between Buddhists and Muslims which has left up to 20 people dead and dozens more injured.
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Nigeria's army imposes a dusk-to-dawn curfew across the north-eastern state of Adamawa to curb attacks by militant Islamists - three days after after a state of emergency was declared.
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A curfew was today imposed in Srinagar district following the death of a youth in CRPF firing in Zoonimar area of the city.
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(Bangkok) – An estimated 40 people were killed and 61 wounded in clashes between Muslims and majority Buddhists in central Burma from March 20 to 22, 2013. Satellite images analyzed by Human Rights Watch show the scale of the destruction: an estimated 828 buildings, the vast majority residences, were totally destroyed and at least 35 other buildings were partially destroyed....
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Curfew has been imposed in 11 police station areas of Srinagar city and some other towns of the Valley as a precautionary measure, a police spokesman said on Friday.
(3 months ago)
Clamping down on the anti-nuclear protesters, the Tirunelveli district administration on Sunday imposed curfew in the villages falling within a seven-km radius around Kudankulam nuclear power plant.
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Authorities imposed curfew at some places in Kashmir on Friday to prevent protests against Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru's execution earlier this month.
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In the wake of a youth's death Tuesday in the north Kashmir town of Baramulla after security forces opened fire, authorities imposed curfew in many areas across the Valley Wednesday.
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