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Protests against Iran hijab ban highlights years of evolution

AFP | A spate of unprecedented protests against Iran's mandatory headscarves for women have been tiny in number, but have still reignited a debate that...

Right Wing Group now claims ‘Padmaavat glorifies Rajputs’

News Desk | The right-wing group Karni Sena has announced that it will withdraw their protest against ‘Padmavat'. Shri Karni Sena has also announced that...

Militant attacks rock India on Republic Day

News Analysis | Republic Day in India was relatively peaceful despite global protests and a shutdown in occupied Kashmir but it was marred in Assam...

What changes will the Iran protests lead to?

Nader Habibi | A series of urban uprisings in Iran that began on Dec. 28 in its second-largest city shocked the country’s Islamic regime, as well...

Sugarcane protests cause massive disruption in fruit exports

News Analysis | Exporters of kinnow and other perishable goods have sought governments’ intervention to save commodities worth billions of rupees stuck up near Ranipur...

Educational institutes to remain closed for 2 days in Punjab

Punjab government has issued a notification stating that all educational institutions will remain closed due to the prevailing law and order situation in the...

Is Faizabad crisis turning into Red Mosque 2.0?

News Analysis | Islamabad was bracing Sunday for a possible military response to anti-blasphemy protests by Tehreek-e-Labbaik Ya Rasool Allah (TLYR) that have already claimed...

Unrest in Indian held Kashmir

News Analysis | India on Saturday imposed a widespread curfew, cut off all internet services and deployed thousands of troops in Kashmir as the volatile...

COAS visits Parachinar; no indication from PM to do the same

Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Gen. Qamar Javed Bajwa arrived in Parachinar on Friday to meet with the families of the victims of the...

“Anti-industry” policies of the government: Textile Association to protest

The textile industry is all set to stage countrywide demonstrations along with a special protest in front of National Assembly in Islamabad on July...

Suicide attacks and police firing: Death roams free in Kabul

Samea Shanori | Afghanistan's capital, Kabul, is locked in a state of indefinite agony. At least seven people died and many were severely wounded when security...

Sikh anger simmers even after 33 years…

Thousands of Sikhs gathered in London on Sunday to commemorate the 1984 attack on the Holy Sikh site of Harmandir Sahib complex. Sikhs from...

Loadshedding promises of 2013 threaten Nawaz’s 2018 ambitions

Violent protests over prolonged load-shedding claimed 2 lives and left 14 others injured in Dargai, Malakand. The protest was carried out by workers of...

Erdogan uses high-handed tactics to suppress protesting Turks in the US

News Analysis | Supporters of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey, including his government security forces and several armed individuals, violently charged a group of protesters outside...

Deaths and injuries sustained by Kashmiris: Majority vote by staying away...

The world's largest democracy, India, saw violent clashes between soldiers and protesters in Sunday's by-election for the Srinagar Lok Sabha seat in which eight...

Demolition of Arab houses by Israel faces countrywide protests

Dov Lieber and Times of Israel Staff | Jewish, Arab protesters accuse officials of racism, incitement against minorities, say treatment vastly different to that of...

US election 2016: protests against Trump break out across major cities

Protests in US cities With the win for president-elect Trump, in the US election. protesters across the States. There were peaceful demonstrations on Wednesday night...

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