The Sri Lankan government declared a curfew with immediate effect, junior defence minister Ruwan Wijewardene said on Sunday, following eight explosions ...
Police said there had been riots and arson attacks since the weekend in Kandy, home to tea plantations and Buddhist relics.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 ...