A riot policeman is splattered with iced coffee outside the Greek Parliament during a protest in Athens on Thursday. Tens of thousands of demonstrators marched through Greece's capital after lawmakers approved drastic cuts need to secure international rescue loans worth 110 billion euros ($140 billion).
The armed separatism of the 1990s had largely faded away, but a peace accord never followed. Frustration had been mounting in recent weeks over an execution and an expansive policing law.
The explosions, which injured scores of market goers, come amid ongoing tensions in India over its recent execution of convicted terrorist Mohammad Afzal Guru.
Pakistan's highest court today upheld a decision to release Hafiz Mohammed Saeed, whom India says masterminded the 2008 Mumbai attacks.