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Canada bank apologises after removing Asian face from note


August 22nd, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 22 (IANS) A bank in Canada has apologised after it removed an Asian woman from one of its bank notes in favour of a Caucasian, a move that ... Read more...

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People find Italian ‘Hitler’ wine bottles offensive


August 9th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Venice, Aug 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Tourists in the city of Garda in Italy have been shocked by the fact that there is wine being sold in the stores with pictures of Adolf ... Read more...

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Swiss footballer expelled from Olympics for racism


July 31st, 2012 - 1:37 am ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Swiss footballer Michel Morganalla has been sent home Monday from the Olympics by his country's officials following a racist tweet.A message posted Sunday on Morganella's ... Read more...

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Ruud Gullit for pact barring big clubs luring away native talent


July 29th, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 29 (IANS) With big football clubs luring away exciting talents to offshore destinations hurting the prospect of countries like the Netherlands, legendary Dutch footballer Ruud Gullit Sunday advocated ... Read more...

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I was ‘pissed off’ after England exit: Capello


July 26th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Fabio Capello was "pissed off" and wanted to retire after his acrimonious departure from the England job, he said at his unveiling as Russia coach ... Read more...

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UEFA fines Russia and Spain over racism


June 29th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Nyon (Switzerland), June 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian and Spanish football federations have been fined 30,000 and 20,000 euros respectively for racist chanting by their fans at Euro 2012, UEFA ... Read more...

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Russia, Spain hit with UEFA charges of racism


June 26th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian and Spanish football federations have both received UEFA charges relating to alleged racist chanting by fans at the Euro 2012.Russia's case relates to ... Read more...

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Indian students will be safe, Aussie PM says


June 20th, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Rio De Janeiro, June 20 (IANS) Australia has assured India that it has taken steps to ensure that Indian students do not face any problems while studying in Australia.Australian ... Read more...

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Ukraine ‘horror stories’ deterred fans, says Hodgson


June 20th, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Donetsk, June 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) England's support at Euro 2012 has suffered because of "horror stories" in the media discouraging fans from travelling to Poland and Ukraine, coach Roy Hodgson ... Read more...

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Netherlands adjusts training after racist abuse by fans


June 7th, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, June 7 (IANS) Netherlands coach Bert van Marwijk adjusted his training in Krakow after hearing racist abuse from the stands.During the warm-up for the training in the Wisla ... Read more...

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Fearing racism, Scotland Yard says ‘no’ to blacklist


May 7th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 7 (IANS) The word "blacklist" has been banned from use by Britain's Scotland Yard over fears that it is racist, a media report said Monday.Not just that.The ... Read more...

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Trayvon Martin shooter released on $150,000 bond


April 24th, 2012 - 4:20 am ICT by BNO News
SANFORD, FLORIDA (BNO NEWS) -- Florida neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman, who has been charged with murder in the shooting death of unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin in February, was released on ... Read more...

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Trayvon Martin shooter charged with second-degree murder


April 12th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by BNO News
JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA (BNO NEWS) -- Florida neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman, who shot and killed unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin in February, was arrested and charged with second-degree murder on late Wednesday, ... Read more...

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Racism rising at the workplace in Italy


March 9th, 2012 - 9:05 am ICT by IANS
Rome, March 9 (IANS/AKI) Racism was increasing in Italy, particularly at the workplace, according to a new government report.The report by the National Office Against Racial Discrimination was presented Thursday ... Read more...

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Heart drug could make you less racist!


March 8th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 8 (IANS) A common heart disease drug may have the unusual side-effect of combating racism, Daily Mail reported Thursday.Volunteers given the beta-blocker, used to lower heart rates, scored ... Read more...

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Niersbach is new president of German Football Association


March 3rd, 2012 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, March 3 (IANS) Wolfgang Niersbach is the new president of the German Football Association -- or Deutsche Fussball Bund (DFB), the association announced after an extraordinary meeting in Frankfurt.Niersbach ... Read more...

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Raul Castro’s daughter launches blog


December 23rd, 2011 - 12:19 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, Dec 23 (IANS/EFE) Mariela Castro, the daughter of Cuban President Raul Castro and director of the National Sexual Education Center, has launched a blog."El blog de Mariela Castro" featured ... Read more...

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Liverpool striker Suarez banned for 8 games


December 21st, 2011 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 21 (IANS) Liverpool striker Luis Suarez was banned for eight games after a Football Association (FA) disciplinary hearing found him guilty of racism for abusing Manchester United's Patrice ... Read more...

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Racist receipts lead to firing of Chick-fil-A cashier


December 14th, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Dec 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A cashier at the eatery Chick-fil-A has been fired for giving two Asian customers racist receipts. The cashier allegedly failed to ask the names of the ... Read more...

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Man kills two, wounds three in Florence


December 14th, 2011 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Dec 14 (IANS) An Italian author belonging to a far-right political group killed himself after gunning down two Senegalese traders and injuring three in Florence, a media report said. ... Read more...

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Wenger ridicules Blatter’s take on racism


November 19th, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 19 (IANS) Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has ridiculed FIFA president Sepp Blatter's comments on racism, saying that any player who is found guilty of racism should be ... Read more...

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Shooting for ‘I Am Singh’ was difficult: Puneet Issar


November 13th, 2011 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Puneet Issar, whose directorial venture "I Am Singh" deals with discrimination and racism faced by Indians abroad, says shooting for the movie was tough at ... Read more...

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Desecration of holy sites intolerable: Netanyahu


October 9th, 2011 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Oct 9 (IANS) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has pledged not to tolerate any kind of vandalism directed at any religious site, after dozens of Arab graves were found ... Read more...

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Racism still prevalent in South Africa: Minister


September 9th, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Pretoria, Sep 9 (IANS) Racism still prevails in South Africa's private sector, with some companies in the country monopolising the infrastructure, a minister has revealed to state-run news agency BuaNews.Public ... Read more...

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South African Police probe controversial Facebook photo figure


August 29th, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Johannesburg, Aug 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The South African police are hunting for a person who posted a disturbing picture of a white man dressed like a hunter on the side of what ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Tory councillor Bob Frost suspended after racist comments on Facebook


August 19th, 2011 - 11:23 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Bob Frost, the Tory councillor who made racist remarks on his Facebook page about the rioters in London recently has been suspended. The 49-year-old who is also ... Read more...

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103 Indians died in Australian attacks: Vayalar Ravi


August 3rd, 2011 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) As many as 103 Indians were killed or injured in attacks in Australia last year and steps have been taken to prevent such assaults, Overseas ... Read more...

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Show face to police, burqa-clad Australians told


July 2nd, 2011 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 2 (IANS) Women wearing the burqa or full-face veils will now be forced to show their faces when stopped by police, a senior official said.Attorney-General Greg Smith said ... Read more...

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Indian-origin actress faces racism on Twitter


June 4th, 2011 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 4 (IANS) "Coronation Street" actress Shobna Gulati, who is of Indian descent, left micro-blogging site Twitter after receiving racist messages.The 44-year-old soap star was bombarded with race ... Read more...

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Elmer Geronimo Pratt dies


June 4th, 2011 - 1:59 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, June 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Elmer G. "Geronimo" Pratt has died at the age of 63. Elmer became famous in the 1970s when his imprisonment for murder was seen as racially ... Read more...

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Sarah Palin defends Newt Gingrich


May 20th, 2011 - 2:37 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, May 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) GOP presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich came under barrage of criticism when he called President Barack Obama the “most successful food stamp president” in the history of ... Read more...

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Hate crimes against gays, transgenders on rise: UN


May 18th, 2011 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, May 18 (IANS) Hate crimes against gays, bisexuals and transgenders are on the rise around the world, said Navi Pillay, the UN high commissioner for human rights, and ... Read more...

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Two Muslim clerics taken off US flight


May 8th, 2011 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 8 (IANS/EFE) Two Muslim clerics were taken off a flight from Memphis to Charlotte in the US following orders of the pilot who justified the decision by saying ... Read more...

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Donald Trump cancels Letterman appearance


May 3rd, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, May 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Donald Trump will not be appearing on the Tonight Show with David Letterman. Racking up enemies in Hollywood, including Jerry Seinfeld, Robert De Niro, Cher and ... Read more...

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‘Trump’s question over Obama’s intelligence, background is racism by inference’


May 2nd, 2011 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 2 (ANI): An African-American Professor of the Georgetown University has termed business tycoon Donald Trump's act of questioning Obama's intelligence and background as "racism by inference".Trump had also reportedly ... Read more...

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