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  1. Cries for revenge after extremist murdered

    Posted Oct 08th 2003, 12:00am by Maseeh Rahman

    ... Killing of Sunni leader raises fears of a new wave of violence across Pakistan Angry mobs screaming for revenge rioted in the heart of Pakistan's capital, Islamabad, yesterday after attending funeral prayers for the slain extremist Sunni leader Maulana Azam Tariq. The situation has raised fears of a fresh wave of sectarian Muslim violence across the country. 'We ...

  2. Rebel attempt to kill chief minister backfires

    Posted Oct 04th 2003, 12:00am by Maseeh Rahman

    ... and forest-dwelling tribes. But by attacking Mr Naidu, People's War has invited a major police crackdown which is bound to significantly raise the level of violence in Andhra Pradesh. The attack has also ... people, among them rebels, police officers, politicians, rural businessmen and rich farmers. Mr Naidu opened talks with the rebel group last year in an attempt to end the violence. But the talks ...

  3. India's deputy premier escapes mosque charges

    Posted Sep 20th 2003, 12:00am by Maseeh Rahman

    ... A court fails to explain why he will not face justice over the 1992 attack, which led to 3,000 deaths in religious violence An Indian court yesterday dismissed charges against Deputy Prime ... in the subsequent religious violence that culminated in a series of bomb blasts in India's business capital, Mumbai, in March 1993. But while Mr Advani was let off, the court decided to charge his arch ...

  4. Extortion demands from Nepal's Maoists fuel fears of an insurgency

    Posted Jul 31st 2003, 12:00am by Maseeh Rahman

    ... to bring them back to the negotiating table. 'Ordinary people don't want the violence,' said Mr Tuladhar. 'The whole of civil society is in favour of talks, so that's ... for money, and at the same time, there is the ever-present fear the rebels could return to violence. David Wood, head of the British aid agency the Department For International Development Nepal, ...

  5. Six explosions rock Kathmandu

    Posted Sep 09th 2003, 12:00am by Maseeh Rahman

    ... 'They can now go to any extent, hit any part of Kathmandu and target anyone.' Fearing Maoist violence, Nepal's mainstream opposition parties scaled down last week's street ...

  6. Pakistan envoy's visit to India tainted by Kashmir rebel strike

    Posted Jul 01st 2003, 12:00am by Maseeh Rahman

    ... prodding by the United States, escalating violence in the disputed territory of Kashmir has highlighted the tasks that lie ahead. Following the suicide strike by separatist Muslim rebels ...

  7. Tamil Nadu refugees wait in vain for help

    Posted Jan 11th 2005, 12:00am by Maseeh Rahman

    ... Maseeh Rahman in Aneechankuppam, India Hundreds of refugees from the Sri Lankan civil war living on India's tsunami-shattered Tamil Nadu coast have been robbed of their livelihoods by the disaster, but as exiles from their own country find themselves mostly ignored by the government's massive relief effort. The Sri Lankan Tamils fled from the violence in coastal villages ...

  8. Tibet aims to lure adventure-seekers away from Nepal

    Posted Sep 29th 2003, 12:00am by Maseeh Rahman

    ... Officials hoping easier access to Mount Everest will prove a draw Tibet is trying to promote itself to adventurous tourists as a safe alternative to Nepal, its violence-wracked southern neighbour. Its latest initiative is the inaugural Mount Everest Culture Festival, which officials hope will attract more than 100,000 visitors to Shigatse, Tibet's second-largest city, ...

  9. Separatists refuse to close camps in Bhutan

    Posted Jul 03rd 2003, 12:00am by Maseeh Rahman

    ... way, local Bhutanese will suffer. Prolonged violence will also hurt tourism, the kingdom's main revenue earner. Nevertheless, last month, the king did call on the people to join ...

  10. Discontent boils over in the Maldives

    Posted Sep 29th 2003, 12:00am by Maseeh Rahman

    ... of President Maumoon Abdul Gayoom, who, at 66, has the distinction of being one of the world's longest-serving rulers. Yet, despite the unprecedented violence and charges of endemic human rights ...




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