popular unrest

‘Iran using child soldiers to fight protesters’

March 13th, 2011 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 13 (IANS) Human rights activists have accused Iran of using "child soldiers" as young as 14 to fight anti-government protesters in the country.The teenager combatants, armed with batons, ... Read more...

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US behind Arab unrest, alleges Bahrain lawmaker

February 25th, 2011 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Manama, Feb 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The popular unrest in Arab countries that led to the fall of regimes in Tunisia and Egypt is part of a US-designed strategic project dubbed "New Middle ... Read more...

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Arab unrest: 24-hour helpline for Indians

February 21st, 2011 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) With popular unrest spreading in the Arab world, the Indian external affairs ministry has set up a situation room and a 24-hour helpline to assist Indians in ... Read more...

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‘China could have social turmoil if public governance fails’

February 21st, 2011 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 21 (IANS) China has many problems, said a Chinese daily as it warned that "in theory, it is not totally unfeasible that the nation could fall into social turmoil should ... Read more...

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A second Arab revolution - for a new social order (Comment)

February 21st, 2011 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
By Harold A. Gould The uprising in Egypt, and in Tunisia before it, and the current ferment in the Middle East, is much more than just a random eruption or two of ... Read more...

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Unrest spreads in Arab world, scalds China (Intro Roundup)

February 20th, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli/Manama/Sana'a/Amman/Beijing, Feb 20 (IANS) The Arab world continued to be rocked by defiant anti-government protests Sunday, with the toll in Libya said to cross 200. The stir also spread to Morocco ... Read more...

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Arab world unrest spreads, scalds China (Roundup)

February 20th, 2011 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli/Manama/Beijing, Feb 20 (IANS) Defiant anti-government protests continued to rock the Arab world Sunday, with the toll in Libya topping 100, while it spread to Morocco and for the first time, ... Read more...

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Musharrafs aides say he has options available to avoid facing impeachment

August 13th, 2008 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
London , Aug 13 (ANI): Amid news reports that Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf might put in his papers today or tomorrow, his political aides have reportedly said that he might resort ... Read more...

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British chief justice flays Musharraf

March 17th, 2008 - 9:02 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) British Chief Justice Lord Phillips Monday severely criticised President Pervez Musharraf for sacking Pakistan's chief justice Iftakar Muhammad Choudhry last year and for failing to provide "the ... Read more...

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