Free Press Journal
  • Clashes in Nigeria between farmers, herders leave 86 dead

    Abuja: At least 86 people have died in Nigeria after violent clashes broke out between farmers and cattle herders, police in Plateau state said. Some reports say fighting began on Thursday when ethnic Berom farmers attacked Fulani herders, killing five of them. A retaliatory attack on Saturday led to more deaths, BBC reported on Monday.

  • Ujjain: Violent conflict outside Mahakaleshwar Temple

    Ujjain: Clashes and heated exchanges between the florists and prasad sellers in front of Mahakaleshwar temple have become order of the day. In a competition to sell their products to devotees coming to the temple, often they pick up quarrels, which sometime turn into a violent fight, leaving the spot tense.

  • Fresh anti-Trump protests in Palestinian territories

    Qalandiya (Palestinian Territories): At least nine Palestinians were injured in clashes with Israeli troops today as fresh protests broke out over US President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, hospital sources said.

  • Uttarakhand: Clashes break out between two groups over social media post

    Dehradun (Uttarakhand): In yet another upheaval caused due to a social media post, clashes between two groups took place in Garhwal district’s Satpuli town. Tension gripped the town when a minor boy allegedly posted ‘offensive’ picture of the Kedarnath shrine on Facebook. Seeing the sensitivity, the Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) and District Magistrate (DM) rushed to the spot. Recently, in a similar incident, clashes broke out between two groups in West

  • Will carry forward from England series: Kumble

    Hyderabad : India will look to build on a highly successful home season when it clashes with Bangladesh, says head coach Anil Kumble even as he emphasised on his side’s ability to take 20 wickets.

  • NIT agrees to many demands, mum on flag hoisting by Modi

    New Delhi : NIT-Srinagar management will consider formation of students’ council and all national festivals will be celebrated in the institute, it has said a day after outstation students put forth their demands at a meeting here in the wake clashes with local students.

  • 12 injured in clash in UP’s Muzaffarnagar

    Muzaffarnagar: At least 12 people, including two women, were injured in a clash that broke out between two groups at Katka village here allegedly over a money-related dispute, police said today.

  • Palestinian shot by Israeli police in Jerusalem dies

    Jerusalem: A Palestinian seriously wounded during clashes with Israeli border police in east Jerusalem died of his wounds today, Israeli police and Palestinian medical sources said. Police said he was shot after opening fire at border police late last night, and the Red Crescent said he was killed by a live bullet at the clashes in Shuafat refugee camp. He was identified by his family as 22-year-old Ahmed Qali.

  • Cong denies role in Patel agitation

    “History says Patidar community had whole-heartedly supported the BJP for several years, but BJP ditched them. It is an outburst of being neglected and ignored for ages and what you see happening today, it is just spontaneous.”
    Arjun Modhwadia, Senior Congress leader
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  • German Police, Refugee

    German police clash with far-right outside refugee centre

    Berlin: New clashes erupted in east Germany between police and far-right activists protesting the opening of a new centre for refugees, German news agency DPA said, a day after similar standoffs left dozens wounded.

  • Syria, IS

    Nine Syrian officers killed in clashes with IS

    Damascus: At least nine Syrian officers were killed during clashes with the Islamic State (IS) terror group, a media report said. The officers were killed during clashes on Saturday when the IS militants blew up a suicide car bomb near the Koerse airbase, Xinhua reported quoting the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. The airbase has for long been besieged by the IS militants, who also repeatedly attempted to storm this crucial facility, but

  • Pakistan firing in indian border

    Clashes in J&K village after youth’s death in BSF firing

    Srinagar: Padgampura, a village 35 km south of Srinagar, was tense today, a day after the killing of a young man in firing by BSF troops, with locals clashing with police, who have registered cross complaints by the border guarding force and villagers in connection with the incident. 23-year-old Bilal Ahmed Bhat was killed when BSF troops opened fire at a stone-pelting crowd at their bunker in Koel near Awantipura Indian Air Force

  • Ferguson, US

    Multiple shots fired during clashes in Ferguson

    Ferguson (US): At least one demonstrator has been injured as several shots were fired during clashes in the US city of Ferguson. An AFP journalist heard about two dozen shots ring out and saw one bloodied protester lying on the ground late yesterday. The St Louis County police department tweeted that “multiple shots” had been fired, and local media reported that one person had been taken to hospital. The violence came at the end of a day of somber

  • At least 115 children killed in Yemen since March 26: UNICEF

    Geneva: At least 115 children have been killed and 172 maimed in the violence raging in Yemen since Saudi-led air strikes began on March 26, the UN children’s agency said today. “We believe that these are conservative figures,” UNICEF spokesman Christophe Boulierac told reporters in Geneva, saying at least 64 of the children killed between March 26 and April 20 were victims of air strikes. The UN agency said another 26 children had