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Sri Lanka government declares curfew, shuts down access to major social media sites

Sri Lanka government declares curfew, shuts down access to major social media sites

The Sri Lankan government declared a curfew with immediate effect, junior defence minister Ruwan Wijewardene said on Sunday, following eight explosions ...

Sri Lanka imposes curfew in Kandy after days of unrest

Sri Lanka imposes curfew in Kandy after days of unrest

Police said there had been riots and arson attacks since the weekend in Kandy, home to tea plantations and Buddhist relics.

Zambia declares curfew in Lusaka slum struck by cholera

Zambia declares curfew in Lusaka slum struck by cholera

Zambia has declared a curfew in a poor Lusaka township badly affected by a cholera outbreak that has killed 58 people across the country since September, the government said on Sunday.

Honduran army enforces curfew to stem violence after delayed vote count

Honduran army enforces curfew to stem violence after delayed vote count

Honduras suspended the right to free movement on Friday, imposing a dusk-to-dawn curfew and giving the army and police extended powers after looting and protests triggered by a contested election ...

Egypt imposes partial curfew in Sinai after deadly attack

Egypt imposes partial curfew in Sinai after deadly attack

Egypt imposed a partial curfew in Sinai on Wednesday, a day after a deadly attack claimed by the Islamic State extremist militia near a monastery on the volatile peninsula.

Charlotte protests diminish as family views video

Charlotte protests diminish as family views video

Largely peaceful protests dwindled early on Friday in Charlotte, North Carolina, as police chose not to enforce a curfew prompted by two nights of riots that engulfed the city after a black man was shot dead by a police officer.

India's tech capital, firms shut down after water protests

India's tech capital, firms shut down after water protests

Indian and foreign technology companies including global outsourcing firm Accenture closed offices and told staff to stay at home in the technology hub of Bengaluru on Tuesday after riots over the diversion of water from a river.

Curfew reimposed in Kashmir after fresh clashes

Curfew reimposed in Kashmir after fresh clashes

Authorities reimposed a curfew in parts of India-administered Kashmir following fresh clashes on Monday between protesters and Indian security forces hours after the government announced an end to a 52-day lockdown.

Kashmir under curfew, phones blocked to pre-empt protest

Kashmir under curfew, phones blocked to pre-empt protest

Indian-controlled Kashmir imposed a curfew and blocked mobile phone services to stop people from gathering in the streets and stage violent protests over the killing of a young separatist commander by security forces.

Mourning for rebel leader as curfew imposed in Kashmir

Mourning for rebel leader as curfew imposed in Kashmir

Tens of thousands of mourners attended the funeral of a top rebel commander as tensions intensified in Indian-administered Kashmir, with authorities imposing a curfew on large parts of the disputed region.

Death toll from India caste riots rises to 19

Death toll from India caste riots rises to 19

The death toll from caste riots in northern India has risen to 19, a state government official told AFP on Monday, adding that the protests had eased overnight.

Lockdown in parts of northern India after caste clashes

Lockdown in parts of northern India after caste clashes

Indian authorities imposed a curfew and issued shoot-on-sight orders in a northern state neighbouring New Delhi Saturday, after spreading caste protests left at least one person dead ...