Police in Pakistan say an assault by militants on a university campus is now over - and that all four gunmen have been killed. Security forces were engaged in a battle with militants who stormed Bacha Khan University.
A militant group that includes al-Qaida's North African branch has claimed responsibility for Friday's deadly assault. A UN report has warned that growing instability in Mali could undermine security in the Sahel.
A group of Chinese feminists are fighting back on social networks against widespread sexual harassment at universities. But the fight has been tough as they face censorship and government crackdowns.
The Taliban have issued a letter seeking to end the brutal, protracted bloodshed in Afghanistan through dialogue. Experts say it is a reaction to increased US airstrikes against the group and pressure on Pakistan.
Pakistan has given millions of Afghan refugees in the country until the end of this month to return to their homeland. But refugees say the short deadline and no prospects for the future make their return difficult.
© 2018 Deutsche Welle |
Legal notice |
| Mobile version