Title Description Posted Date
Re-drafting for Resolution On March 9, 2016, the Sri Lankan Parliament unanimously, without a vote, approved the change of the present Parliament into a Constitutional Assembly (CA) to draft a new Constitution for the island nation, declaring, "Parliament resolved this day to appoint a Committee of Parliament hereinafter referred to as the 'Constitutional Assembly' which shall consist of all Members of Parliament, for the purpose of deliberating, and seeking the views and advice of the People on a new Constitution for Sri Lanka and preparing a draft of a Constitution Bill for the consideration of Parliament in the exercise of its powers under Article 75 of the present Constitution." 28-Mar-2016
Gilgit-Baltistan: Progressive Marginaliz At least two soldiers and two women were killed in a suicide explosion in the Smagal area of Darel Valley in the Diamer District of the Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) region in Pakistan administered Kashmir (PaK) on March 17, 2016. Acting on an intelligence tipoff, Security Forces (SFs) had laid siege to the house of a 'commander' of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP)'s Diamer faction, identified as Hazrat Noor. An unnamed security official disclosed, "The terrorist blew himself up to avoid arrest. Besides his wife and daughter, two soldiers were also killed in the blast." The slain militant also reportedly had opened fire at the Forces before blowing himself up. 21-Mar-2016
FATA: Uncertainty Persists At least 21 alleged terrorists were killed in airstrikes by the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) and in ground operations in the Shawal Valley of North Waziristan Agency (NWA) in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA). The strikes began in the night of March 7, 2016, and continued till March 8, 2016. 14-Mar-2016
Reeling under Foreign-backed Terror At least 15 people were killed and another 31 were wounded when a suicide bomber detonated an explosive vest in a pedestrian area between the Ministries of Finance and Defense in the Pul-e-Mahmood Khan area of national capital Kabul on February 27, 2016. Most of the victims were civilians (though the numbers are yet unspecified), in an attack that apparently targeted Government employees. 07-Mar-2016
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