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Ongoing hostilities, new ethnic rebel demands place further strain upon Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement effort in Myanmar

On March 31, a draft agreement of the Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement (NCA) was signed by the government’s Union Peace Making Work Committee (UPWC) and the Nationwide Ceasefire Coordination Team (NCCT), a coalition which represents armed ethnic factions. A step forward, … Continue reading

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Pakistan bus attack underscores chronic instability in Karachi, notwithstanding intensified security campaign by police, paramilitary

Despite increased attention towards the state of insecurity in Karachi, emphasized by a now expanding campaign by Pakistani Rangers and police to control the streets, the militant attack on May 13 is just the latest reminder to the city’s chronic instability. … Continue reading

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Pakistan’s Punjab Province on alert for suicide attack

Reports released on May 7 indicated that Pakistani intelligence sounded alarm bells of a possible attack in Punjab Province. Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), known as the Pakistani Taliban, has reportedly dispatched two of its militants to the province for an attack, … Continue reading

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Indian police station attacked by Muslim militants in Jammu and Kashmir State

On March 20, at least two militants, believed to be from Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeI) raided an Indian police station in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kathua district. Four Indians were killed. The militants, dressed in Indian military fatigues, were then killed in a … Continue reading

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Taliban suicide bombings during Mass spawn Christian riots in Pakistan’s Lahore

Pakistan’s sectarian conflict continues to fester. During the morning hours of March 15, two Islamist suicide bombers belonging to Jamatul Ahrar, affiliates of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), chose to target Pakistan’s largest Christian community, in Youhanabad, Lahore. The bombers detonated their explosives … Continue reading

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Suspected militants stab nine in China’s Guangzhou on March 6

During the morning rush hour of March 6, at least two assailants stabbed and wounded nine people outside a train station in the southern city of Guangzhou, Guangdong Province. Security forces shot and killed one of the attackers, and arrested the … Continue reading

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Pakistani Taliban leader orders fighters to target prime minister, ruling party

Reports from January 9 indicated that Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) Chief Mullah Fazlullah ordered his militants to target Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif and his party, the Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) or PML (N). Fazlullah said he is against the ruling party’s decision to lift the moratorium … Continue reading

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