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Indian forces kill 7 suspected militants in Kashmir fighting

Apr. 09, 2021 10:38 AM EDT

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Seven suspected militants were killed and four soldiers wounded in two separate gunfights in Indian-controlled Kashmir, officials said Friday, triggering anti-India protests and clashes in the disputed region Militants hid inside a mosque as...

Report: Syrian government attack kills 7 in rebel-held area

Apr. 08, 2021 15:24 PM EDT

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government forces fired a missile at a civilian vehicle in a rebel-held village in the country's northwest on Thursday, killing seven people, including three children from the same family, opposition activists said. The attack took place near the...

Southern African leaders concerned by Mozambique's rebels

Apr. 08, 2021 12:18 PM EDT

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Five southern African leaders expressed their concern at the extremist violence in northern Mozambique and said they will consider “a proportionate regional response” at another summit in three weeks. Issuing a communique in Mozambique's capital,...

Sudan official: Death toll in Darfur clashes rises to 132

Apr. 08, 2021 09:34 AM EDT

CAIRO (AP) — The death toll from tribal violence in Sudan’s restive Darfur region has climbed to 132 as looting continued on Thursday, a local Sudanese local official said. The violence poses a challenge to efforts by Sudan’s transitional government to end...

Sudan group: Death toll in Darfur tribal violence now at 87

Apr. 07, 2021 18:20 PM EDT

CAIRO (AP) — The death toll from tribal violence that erupted over the weekend in Sudan's Darfur region climbed to 87 on Wednesday as a local medical group also reported attacks on healthcare workers in the area. The deadly violence poses a challenge to efforts by...

UN says death toll now 56 from clashes in Sudan's Darfur

Apr. 06, 2021 15:32 PM EDT

CAIRO (AP) — The death toll from tribal violence in Sudan’s Darfur region climbed to at least 56 as sporadic clashes continued on Tuesday, the U.N. said. The violence poses a challenge to efforts by Sudan’s transitional government to end decades-long rebellions in...

UN says tribal clashes in Sudan’s Darfur kill 40 over 3 days

Apr. 05, 2021 15:39 PM EDT

CAIRO (AP) — Tribal clashes that erupted over the weekend between Arabs and non-Arabs in Sudan’s western Darfur region have killed at least 40 people and wounded around 60 others, the U.N. said Monday. The violence was between the Arab Rizeigat and the Masalit tribes...

Inmates stage uprising at St. Louis jail dogged by unrest

Apr. 05, 2021 15:30 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Detainees broke windows, set a fire and threw chairs and other items out of a third-floor window during the second significant uprising in two months at a downtown St. Louis jail, leaving city leaders again searching for answers. At one point Sunday...

Myanmar anti-coup protesters launch 'Easter egg strike'

Apr. 04, 2021 08:28 AM EDT

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Anti-coup demonstrators in Myanmar, adept at finding themes to tie together protests nationwide, took to the streets holding painted eggs in a nod to the Easter holiday on Sunday. In the biggest city of Yangon, one group marched through the Insein...

India recovers bodies of 20 more troops after Maoist clashes

Apr. 04, 2021 08:28 AM EDT

PATNA, India (AP) — India on Sunday recovered the bodies of 20 police and paramilitary troops killed in a gunbattle with Maoist rebels a day earlier in the forests of the eastern Chhattisgarh state, police said. The fighting erupted Saturday when Indian security forces,...