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Russian anti-rally bill wants $50,000 fine on protesters


May 11th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian parliament is expected to pass an anti-protest bill in 2013 that authorises a fine of $50,000 on protest organisers for the kind of ... Read more...

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Maldives vice president takes oath as head of state


February 7th, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Feb 7 (IANS) Maldives Vice President Mohammad Waheed Hassan Tuesday took oath as the president after Mohamed Nasheed announced his resignation amid protests.Hussain Shareef, chief spokesperson and member of ... Read more...

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One dead in Bangladesh clash


January 30th, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Jan 30 (IANS) An activist of the Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami party died and several others were injured Monday when party activists clashed with police, a media report said. Four people ... Read more...

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Putin urges Russians not to destabilize country


December 15th, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin Thursday urged Russian citizens not to participate in the "destabilization" of the country, in his first public comments on the ... Read more...

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Yemeni women protest over president’s ‘degrading’ remarks


April 17th, 2011 - 1:48 am ICT by BNO News
SANAA, YEMEN (BNO NEWS) -- Thousands of Yemeni women on Saturday took to the streets of Sana'a and other cities to reject President Ali Abdullah Saleh's remarks that it is un-Islamic for ... Read more...

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PM condoles deaths in Myanmar quake, offers help


March 26th, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday mourned the loss of lives in an earthquake that hit Myanmar Thursday night and offered help in the rescue ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh condoles loss of lives in Myanmar earthquake


March 26th, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 26(ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Saturday condoled the loss of lives in the 7.0-magnitude earthquake in Myanmar and offered assistance to the government.In his condolence ... Read more...

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Bangladeshis say being forced to take part in Bahrain pro government rally


March 18th, 2011 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
Manama, Mar.18 (ANI): Bangladeshi expatriates in Bahrain say they have been forced to take part in pro-government rallies, which has provoked attacks from a majority of the Shia population of the country ... Read more...

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Two killed in clashes as protests continue in Yemen


February 17th, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Sanaa, Feb 17 (IANS) At least two protesters have died of gunshot wounds during clashes with police in southern Yemen as anti-government rallies spread across the country.Besides the two deaths reported in ... Read more...

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Protesters want king’s power curtailed in Jordan


February 17th, 2011 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 17 (IANS) A group of demonstrators, including students, held protests in the Jordanian capital Amman, calling for constitutional and political reforms as well as limited powers for King Abdullah II, ... Read more...

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El Baradei likely to join Egypt protests


January 27th, 2011 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 27 (IANS) Mohamed El Baradei, the former head of the UN nuclear agency, is expected to join demonstrators protesting against President Hosni Mubarak's 30-year-old rule, after returning to Egypt ... Read more...

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Prime Minister expresses grief over loss of lives in China earthquake


April 15th, 2010 - 10:00 pm ICT by ANI
Brasilia, April 15 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Thursday conveyed India's grief over the death of people in the devastating earthquake that hit China on Wednesday.In his ... Read more...

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Manmohan meets Hu, offers quake aid (Lead)


April 15th, 2010 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
By Manish Chand Brasilia, April 15 (IANS) India´s Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday met Chinese President Hu Jintao and conveyed his condolences for the quake victims in China before the two ... Read more...

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Manmohan offers China assistance for quake-hit


April 15th, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Brasilia, April 15 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday expressed condolence over the loss of lives in China's Qinghai province that was hit with a massive quake and offered India´s ... Read more...

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16th ASEAN summit opens in Hanoi


April 8th, 2010 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Hanoi, April 8 (IANS) The 16th Summit of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) opened here Thursday. The opening ceremony was held at the National Convention Centre here, Xinhua reported.Officials ... Read more...

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Malaysian PM to launch party of ethnic Indians


September 25th, 2009 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Sep 25 (IANS) Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak will launch a new party of ethnic Indians that will cement the split in the ranks of the banned Hindu ... Read more...

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Thousands protest against fuel price hikes in Indonesia


June 1st, 2008 - 6:57 pm ICT by admin
DPA Jakarta, June 1 (DPA) Thousands of Indonesians, including followers of Muslim hardliner groups, took to the streets in several major cities Sunday against the government's decision to hike the price of fuel ... Read more...

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Protests mount against fuel price hikes in Indonesia


May 13th, 2008 - 6:22 pm ICT by admin
DPA Jakarta, May 13 (DPA) Hundreds of angry students took to the streets in a number of Indonesian cities for a second day Tuesday to protest against a government plan to raise fuel ... Read more...

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Thousands rally against fuel price hikes in Indonesia


May 12th, 2008 - 5:20 pm ICT by admin
DPA Jakarta, May 12 (DPA) Anti-government rallies were held in several of Indonesia's big cities Monday, to protest against a government plan to raise fuel prices and cut subsidies. At the capital's main ... Read more...

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