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Pakistan summons top US diplomat over anti-Islam film


September 21st, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 21 (IANS) Pakistan Friday summoned the US charge d'affaires Richard Hoagland to the foreign ministry and lodged a strong protest with him over a blasphemous video posted on ... Read more...

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Eight killed in Karachi


May 6th, 2012 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 6 (IANS) At least eight people, including a police officer, have been gunned down in Pakistan's port city of Karachi in separate incidents, the Dawn reported Sunday.Assistant sub ... Read more...

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Afghans hold anti-US demonstration


March 10th, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, March 10 (IANS) Hundreds of angry protesters Saturday chanted anti-US slogans demanding prosecution of foreign troops at a rally in Afghanistan, Press TV reported.The rally was held in ... Read more...

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Violence in Anantnag after youth run over by army vehicle (Lead)


March 10th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 10 (IANS) Two policemen were injured as violence erupted in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag town Saturday after a young man was run over by an army vehicle, police ... Read more...

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Australian PM rescued by riot police during protest


January 26th, 2012 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 26 (IANS) Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard and opposition leader Tony Abbott were trapped in a building Thursday in the capital Canberra during a violent protest and ... Read more...

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Cold comfort: Kashmir battles chill sans power (Lead, with images)


December 28th, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 28 (IANS) Perhaps the only thing more numbing than Kashmir's winter is the state government's apathy. Despite official assurances of uninterrupted power supply and of meeting any shortfall ... Read more...

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Cold comfort: Kashmir battles chill sans power


December 28th, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 28 (IANS) Perhaps the only thing more numbing than Kashmir's winter is the state government's apathy. Despite official assurances of uninterrupted power supply and of meeting any shortfall ... Read more...

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Anti-Hazare groups condemn his agitation


December 26th, 2011 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 26 (IANS) While Anna Hazare's Lokpal agitation is gathering momentum, certain groups in the city, including noted filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt, are vocally protesting his "call for a ... Read more...

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British embassy wall collapse victims’ kin seek compensation


September 19th, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Sep 19 (IANS) Angry protesters sought compensation from the British Embassy in Kathmandu Monday after the perimeter wall of the embassy collapsed during the previous night's earthquake, killing three ... Read more...

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Bihar fasts to support Anna


August 18th, 2011 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 18 (IANS) Many people continued their fast in various parts of Bihar for the the third day Thursday in support of activist Anna Hazare's demand for a stronger ... Read more...

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Osama’s burial at sea offended Muslim sensibility: Geelani (Lead)


May 6th, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 6 (IANS) Hardline separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani, who Friday led the funeral prayers for Osama bin Laden, said Muslim sensibilities throughout the world have been hurt by ... Read more...

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Kerala observes shutdown to demand endosulfan ban (Lead)


April 29th, 2011 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 29 (IANS) A shutdown across Kerala Friday, called by the ruling Left Front to demand a ban on the pesticide endosulfan, affected normal life in the state as ... Read more...

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Land grab row turns violent in Patna, one dead


April 5th, 2011 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 5 (IANS) Three people, including a woman, were shot here Tuesday as a land dispute between a builder and a group of people, mostly Dalits, turned violent, ... Read more...

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Riots in Pakistan after double murder-accused Davis ‘buys’ freedom


March 17th, 2011 - 11:40 am ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar 17(ANI): Riots broke out on the streets of Pakistan following the revelation that double murder-accused CIA contractor Raymond Davis was released over a 'blood-money' deal, and hundreds of protesters ... Read more...

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Mob attacks cops after farmer’s death


February 22nd, 2011 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Jalgaon (Maharashtra), Feb 22 (IANS) Angry protesters took to streets, attacked police and called for a shut-down as a farmer died in this Maharashtra district soon after he was asked by an ... Read more...

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Yemen: 10 injured, car set afire in rival protesters’ clashes


February 22nd, 2011 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Sana'a, Feb 22 (IANS) At least 10 people suffered injuries and a car was set on fire Tuesday as fierce clashes erupted in the capital city between armed loyalists of the Yemen ... Read more...

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Bangladesh’s capital market like a casino: Expert


February 13th, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 13 (IANS) Bangladesh's volatile capital market, with the stock exchange registering fluctuations, was Sunday described as a "casino" by a prominent economist. Rehman Sobhan, director of think tank Centre ... Read more...

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Mubarak refuses to step down, says won’t bow to pressure (Lead)


February 11th, 2011 - 4:42 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 11 (IANS) A defiant Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak Thursday refused to step down and said he will not bow to pressure, squashing swirling speculation that he was going to ... Read more...

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Anderson Cooper, Other Journalists Attacked In Egypt


February 3rd, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Cairo, Feb 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Journalists from countries across the world who had converged at the Egyptian capital of Cairo to cover the on-going political turmoil in the Arab nation ... Read more...

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Normalcy amid heavy security after Delhi mosque demolition


January 13th, 2011 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) Heavy security was deployed in parts of south Delhi Thursday, a day after protests and stone pelting following the demolition of an illegal mosque by the Delhi ... Read more...

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Protest over DDA’s demolition of illegal religious structure (Lead)


January 12th, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) The Delhi Development Authority (DDA) demolished an illegal religious structure in south Delhi's Jangpura area Wednesday morning, sparking violent protests by members of a community against whom ... Read more...

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Police communication breakdown put royal couple in danger


December 11th, 2010 - 11:58 am ICT by ANI
London, Dec 11 (ANI): It has emerged that Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall were engulfed by a violent mob due to communication failure of the police.Scotland Yard confirmed that ... Read more...

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Violence erupts after presidential elections in Haiti


December 9th, 2010 - 3:15 am ICT by BNO News
PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI (BNO NEWS) -- Violence erupted in Haiti on Tuesday night following the announcement of preliminary presidential election results and the elimination of candidates, especially of Michel Martelly, HaitiLibre reported on ... Read more...

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Kashmir violence: Four killed, curfew imposed


September 7th, 2010 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Sep 7 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir is tense again after four youths were killed and about seventeen injured in clashes with security forces on Monday.Curfew has been clamped in eight police ... Read more...

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Two killed in Kashmir firing, toll rises to 57 (Lead)


August 14th, 2010 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 14 (IANS) Two people were killed Saturday as security forces opened fire on stone-pelting mobs in Jammu and Kashmir taking the toll of civilians killed in the unrest since June ... Read more...

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Kashmir mobs defy curfew, two protesters injured


August 14th, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 14 (IANS) Curfew was imposed in the Kashmir Valley Saturday as curfew-defying mobs pelted stones at police and paramilitary vehicles and security forces resorted to firing, injuring two protesters. "Except for ... Read more...

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One killed in Srinagar violence


June 20th, 2010 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 20 (IANS) One person was killed and five were injured here Sunday as security forces fired at a mob that attacked a police post after a youth, injured in clashes ... Read more...

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Mirchpur caste riot victims want justice, not new houses


June 2nd, 2010 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
By Rohit Vaid New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) The Supreme Court directive to provide protection and new houses to the victims of caste violence in Haryana's Mirchpur village gave no solace to the ... Read more...

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Dalit riot victims attack Hisar district official in Delhi


June 2nd, 2010 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) A protest by Dalit (Balmiki) families who fled from Mirchpur village in Haryana's Hisar district turned ugly as the district's Deputy Commissioner Yudhvir Singh was attacked and ... Read more...

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10 die as Israeli navy strikes Gaza aid ships


May 31st, 2010 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv/Larnaca (Cyprus), May 31 (DPA) At least 10 foreign activists were killed early Monday, the Israeli military confirmed, after the navy stormed a flotilla of six ships bound for the Gaza ... Read more...

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Death of a dream in Nepal


May 28th, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, May 28 (IANS) Protests and scathing criticism of the major political parties began to mount in Nepal Friday after the dream of a new constitution shattered and a unprecedented ... Read more...

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Bangkok cleans up after clashes leave 52 dead


May 21st, 2010 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, May 21 (DPA) Violence-weary residents of Bangkok Friday began to clean and rebuild their city after a week of mayhem left 52 people dead and 401 injured, officials said. The city's ... Read more...

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Muhammad cartoonist Lars Vilks attacked during lecture


May 12th, 2010 - 8:49 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Stockholm, May 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Swedish cartoonist - Lars Vilks, who had outraged Muslims over his cartoon of Prophet Mohammad in which he had been depicted as a dog, has ... Read more...

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Greece warns of ‘great sacrifices’ as bailout agreed


May 2nd, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Athens, May 2 (DPA) Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou announced Sunday that Athens has reached an agreement with the European Union and the IMF for a multi-billion euro rescue package - but ... Read more...

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Nepal’s ex-prince regaining his halo - by default


April 28th, 2010 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, April 28 (IANS) Four years after his car was stoned by angry protesters and his royal legacy abolished by parliament, Nepal's former crown prince Paras has begun to regain ... Read more...

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