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Anti-Islam film protests in Pakistan turn violent, at least 19 killed


September 22nd, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by BNO News
ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- At least nineteen people were killed and scores injured across Pakistan as widespread protests against the anti-Islam film turned violent, local media reported Friday.In the southern port ... Read more...

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JD-U workers protest black market in fertilizer


September 21st, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 21 (IANS) Hundreds of Bihar's ruling Janata Dal-United activists Friday ransacked the party's state headquarters here protesting against rampant black market in fertilizers.Police said the slogan-shouting JD-U workers ... Read more...

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Muslims in Jammu protest against anti-Islam film


September 21st, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 21 (IANS) Muslims in Jammu Friday protested the anti-Islam film 'Innocence of Muslims' and held demonstrations outside mosques in different parts of the city after Friday prayers.According to ... Read more...

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Rajapaksa visit: Vaiko, supporters detained


September 21st, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Sep 21 (IANS) MDMK leader Vaiko and his around 700 supporters, who were protesting Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapaksa's visit to Madhya Pradesh, were Friday detained in Chhindwara district ... Read more...

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Iranian students protest outside French embassy over cartoons


September 20th, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Sep 20 (IANS) A group of Iranian university students staged a protest in front of the French embassy in Tehran Thursday over the publication of Prophet Mohammad's cartoons in ... Read more...

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Army called in to protect Islamabad diplomatic enclave


September 20th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 20 (IANS) The Pakistan government called in the army Thursday after a large number of enraged protesters tried to storm Islamabad's heavily-guarded diplomatic enclave to register their protest ... Read more...

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BJP workers use threats, violence to force shutdown in Punjab


September 20th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 20 (IANS) Unable to get a voluntary response from people for the nationwide shutdown call given by the National Democratic Alliance (NDA), BJP workers resorted to threats, abusive ... Read more...

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Mohammed Film Protests Sweep Muslim World


September 15th, 2012 - 1:22 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Yemen, Sept 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) a group of raged people stormed into the American embassy and there heightened anger is as a result of an American film that depicted mockery to prophet ... Read more...

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Yemeni president apologises to US over embassy attack


September 14th, 2012 - 7:19 am ICT by IANS
Sanaa, Sep 14 (IANS) Yemeni President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi apologised to US President Barack Obama Thursday over the US embassy attack in the capital city while the toll in ... Read more...

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Syrian opposition group decries insult to Prophet Mohammad


September 14th, 2012 - 5:33 am ICT by IANS
Istanbul, Sep 14 (IANS) A major Syrian opposition group has expressed its distress over the insults caused by a US movie towards Prophet Mohammad but also stated that it is ... Read more...

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Clinton terms anti-Islam video ‘disgusting’


September 14th, 2012 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 13 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Thursday slammed the anti-Islam video that has triggered waves of anti-US protests in a number of Muslim countries, terming it ... Read more...

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Former Egypt PM jailed for corruption


September 13th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Sep 13 (IANS) A court in the Egyptian capital has sentenced former prime minister Ahmed Nazif to three years in prison for corruption, BBC reported Thursday.Nazif, who was prime ... Read more...

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Iranians protest anti-Islam movie


September 13th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Sep 13 (IANS) Hundreds of Iranians Thursday shouted anti-US slogans and protested against a movie that allegedly insults Prophet Mohammad, Xinhua reported.Carrying placards against the film, the protesters gathered ... Read more...

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30 injured in clashes in front of US embassy in Egypt


September 13th, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Sep 13 (IANS) At least 30 people were injured in clashes in front of the US embassy in the Egyptian capital of Cairo, the state TV reported Thursday, quoting ... Read more...

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US ambassador killed in Libya attack (Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 12 (IANS) The US ambassador to Libya has been killed after being attacked by militiamen who stormed the American consulate in the eastern city of Benghazi, BBC reported ... Read more...

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US ambassador killed in Libya attack


September 12th, 2012 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 12 (IANS) US Ambassador to Libya Christopher Stevens was killed in Tuesday's conflict in Libya's eastern city of Benghazi, Xinhua reported citing Al Jazeera TV.Hundreds of protesters, angered ... Read more...

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Thousands take part in bull-spearing fest in Spain


September 12th, 2012 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Tordesillas (Spain), Sep 12 (IANS/EFE) Thousands of people attended Tuesday in this northwestern Spanish city the festival of Toro de la Vega, during which young people spear a bull to ... Read more...

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US consulate set ablaze in Libya


September 12th, 2012 - 4:23 am ICT by IANS
Tripoli, Sep 12 (IANS) Dozens of protesters rushed into the US consulate in Libya's Benghazi city Tuesday night and set the building on fire, said witnesses.The attack was reportedly a ... Read more...

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Russian court declines returning seized money during raids


September 11th, 2012 - 5:38 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Moscow court has ruled legal a refusal by investigators to return over $1.7 mn seized from an apartment of opposition activist Ksenia Sobchak during ... Read more...

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One killed as anti-Kudankulam protests turn violent (Third Lead)


September 10th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 10 (IANS) The over a year-long protests against the Kudankulam nuclear project in Tamil Nadu turned violent Monday, leaving one agitator dead in police firing in Tuticorin district ... Read more...

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Austerity necessary to regain credibility: Greek PM


September 9th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Athens, Sep 9 (IANS) Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras has stressed that a fresh austerity package under discussion is necessary to regain credibility and overcome the threatening debt crisis."We are ... Read more...

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Ukrainians protest censorship of TV channel


September 9th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, Sep 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Hundreds of people protested in Kiev in support of an independent cable TV channel that has claimed it is being censored after several operators suspended ... Read more...

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Nuclear fuel to be loaded in Kudankulam plant


September 5th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
St. Petersburg, Sep 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Nuclear fuel rods will be loaded into the first reactor of India's Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant in the next few days, Alexander Lokshin, first ... Read more...

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175 Sri Lankan tourists to return following protests (Lead)


September 4th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 4 (IANS) One hundred and seventy-five Sri Lankan tourists were safely escorted by police to Tamil Nadu's Tiruchirapalli airport Tuesday when Tamil activists staged demonstrations against their visit. ... Read more...

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Protest against Sri Lankan tourists near Trichy


September 4th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 4 (IANS) Over 175 Sri Lankan tourists were safely escorted by police to Tamil Nadu's Tiruchirapalli (Trichy) airport Tuesday when Tamil activists staged demonstrations against their visit, said ... Read more...

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Ben Ali’s former advisor held in Tunis


September 4th, 2012 - 7:29 am ICT by IANS
Tunis, Sep 4 (IANS) A former advisor and personal secretary of toppled Tunisian president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali was arrested Monday in Tunis, a media report said.According to Shems ... Read more...

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One killed as protesters, police clash in Ranchi


September 3rd, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Sep 3 (IANS) One person was killed and several others, including policemen, were injured here Monday in a clash during a protest against land takeover, police sources said.Jharkhand Vikas ... Read more...

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Refrain from self-immolation, Tibetian government-in-exile appeals


September 2nd, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Sep 2 (IANS) Expressing concern over the self-immolation protests in Tibet, the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) based here Sunday appealed to its countrymen to refrain from such "drastic acts"."The ... Read more...

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Violence in Lucknow over theft of religious books


September 1st, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 1 (IANS) A shop and a motorcycle were burnt in the old city area here Saturday when a mob went on a rampage after discovering that some holy ... Read more...

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Kashmiri migrants on hunger strike for hike in dole


August 31st, 2012 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 31 (IANS) Kashmiri Pandit (Hindu) migrants in Jammu Friday began a hunger strike demanding a hike in the cash relief they have been getting from the government.Kashmiri Pandits ... Read more...

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Belarusian embassy in Kyrgyzstan attacked


August 29th, 2012 - 4:58 am ICT by IANS
Bishkek, Aug 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Relatives of victims of the 2010 uprising in Kyrgyzstan threw stones at the embassy of Belarus here, demanding extradition of the former Kyrgyz president and ... Read more...

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FIR’s against Kejriwal, others for protest outside PM house


August 27th, 2012 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Delhi Police registered FIRs against Arvind Kejriwal and five others for provoking people during the protest on the coal block allocation issue outside the prime ... Read more...

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Agitation should have targeted PM, says Bedi as rift rumours deepen (Lead)


August 27th, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Amid signs of a rift with fellow activists, Kiran Bedi, a key member of the disbanded Team Anna, Monday said the India Against Corruption ... Read more...

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Police battle anti-graft protesters outside PM’s house, Hazare for second freedom movement (Intro Roundup)


August 27th, 2012 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) Police used tear gas and water cannons as hundreds of anti-corruption activists led by Arvind Kejriwal staged noisy protests near Prime Minister Manmohan Singh ... Read more...

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Libyan interior minister quits


August 26th, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli, Aug 26 (IANS) Libyan Interior Minister Fawzi Abdelali resigned Sunday after being attacked for the performance of the security forces during a surge of violence, Al-Jazeera TV reported.The ... Read more...

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