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US on alert as protests over anti-Islam video spread (Lead)


September 14th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 14 (IANS) As protestors took to the streets in at least 12 nations over an anti-Islam video, US missions across the Middle East kept security forces at the ... Read more...

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Clashes outside US embassy in Cairo leave 200 injured


September 14th, 2012 - 2:43 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Sep 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Some 200 people were injured in clashes outside the US embassy located in the Egyptian capital, said an official related to ambulance service Thursday."Eight people ... Read more...

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15 arrested in anti-austerity protests in Spain


July 21st, 2012 - 11:10 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, July 21 (IANS/EFE) Fifteen people were arrested and 16 sent to hospitals with minor injuries as a result of clashes that followed an anti-austerity protest in the Spanish capital.Similar ... Read more...

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Inmates set prison on fire in Turkey


July 15th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Ankara, July 15 (IANS) Inmates of a prison in southeastern Turkey set ablaze their jail Sunday morning, local media reported.According to Today's Zaman newspaper website, the incident took place ... Read more...

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Clinton, Morsi discuss US-Egypt relations


July 15th, 2012 - 2:36 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, July 15 (IANS) Visiting US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton held bilateral talks with newly-elected Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi, Xinhua reported.The two leaders Saturday discussed Egypt's transition to democracy ... Read more...

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Poland sees no threat to ties with Russia because of Euro 2012 mayhem


June 13th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 13 (IANS) Street clashes between Russian and Polish football fans in Warsaw would not threaten political relations between the two countries, the Polish Ambassador to Moscow said Wednesday."There ... Read more...

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Russian fans clash with Polish police


June 13th, 2012 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Warsaw, June 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Polish riot police on Tuesday fired warning shots into the air after two people were injured in violence at a march of Russian fans in ... Read more...

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Four killed, 41 wounded in Nigeria church bombing


June 10th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Abuja, June 10 (IANS) At least four people were killed and 41 injured Sunday in a suicide bomb blast that ripped through a church in Nigeria, police said.Emmanuel Ayeni, police ... Read more...

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Shuttlecock shooters to control crowds in Russia


June 7th, 2012 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) In a novel step to control crowds, Russian police have ordered new trucks equipped with non-lethal guns that will fire giant shuttlecocks at unruly protesters.The ... Read more...

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Kazakh cops jailed for attacking protesters


May 29th, 2012 - 6:41 am ICT by IANS
Astana, May 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Five police officers have been sent to jail for their heavy-handed response to a protest by striking oil workers in Kazakhstan last year.At least 15 ... Read more...

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Police injured in anti-Putin rally get apartments


May 26th, 2012 - 8:37 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) As many as six riot police officers, injured in clashes during an anti-Putin rally in Moscow earlier this month, have been rewarded with new apartments.The ... Read more...

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Guard killed in US prison riot


May 22nd, 2012 - 2:18 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 22 (IANS) A prison guard was killed in the southern US state of Mississippi when a riot broke out in the facility.The fighting erupted Sunday at a correctional ... Read more...

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Moscow ramps up security ahead of Putin inauguration


May 6th, 2012 - 7:08 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Police have stepped up security across Moscow ahead of the inauguration of President Vladimir Putin May 7.Security was also in place for the opposition March ... Read more...

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Vettel takes pole, di Resta 10th in Bahrain


April 21st, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Manama (Bahrain), April 21 (IANS) Two-time defending champion Sebastian Vettel will take his first pole position of the Formula One season here at the Bahrain Grand Prix Sunday while ... Read more...

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Separatist shutdown hits life in Kashmir Valley (Lead)


April 7th, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 7 (IANS) Life here and elsewhere in the Kashmir Valley was hit Saturday by a shutdown called by separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani against the conviction of Kashmiri ... Read more...

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Greek pensioner’s suicide sparks protests


April 6th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Athens, April 6 (IANS) Greek citizens staged a fresh anti-austerity protest in front of parliament in central Athens where a senior pensioner committed suicide over austerity measures.Protesters engaged in minor ... Read more...

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Exhausted Russian reporters plan anti-demonstration protest


March 13th, 2012 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian media employees who are sick and tired of the incessant pro- and anti-government protests in Moscow have set up a Facebook group "Journalists ... Read more...

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Scores injured after soccer match


March 12th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, March 12 (IANS) Scores of people were injured as fans clashed with police after a game between relegation threatened Chacarita and Atlanta in Argentine second-flight soccer division.The riots ... Read more...

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Putin to win polls in first round: Exit poll


March 5th, 2012 - 1:51 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin got 58.3 percent of the vote at Sunday's presidential elections in Russia which was enough for victory, a state-run exit ... Read more...

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Four killed in Afghanistan Quran burning protests (Lead)


February 22nd, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Feb 22 (IANS) At least four people were killed and 19 injured Wednesday after thousands of Afghanis for the second day staged angry demonstrations in Kabul and Jalalabad ... Read more...

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Thousands rally against US in Islamabad


February 20th, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 20 (IANS) Thousands of people Monday rallied here to protest against US drone attacks in the country's tribal regions and the government's decision to restore supply lines for ... Read more...

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Anti-Putin protest thwarted by police


February 1st, 2012 - 3:33 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A massive police presence in downtown Moscow prevented followers of radical firebrand politician Eduard Limonov from demonstrating Tuesday evening against expected return of Prime ... 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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Moscow rally halted as police arrest protesters


January 1st, 2012 - 8:33 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 1 (IANS) Russian police arrested protesters trying to attend a Moscow rally Saturday.Around a dozen demonstrators were ushered onto police buses in central Moscow by riot police, BBC ... Read more...

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Dutch Cup match suspended after fans attack goalkeeper


December 22nd, 2011 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Amsterdam, Dec 22 (IANS) The Dutch Cup match between Ajax and AZ Alkmaar was abandoned after an Ajax fan attacked AZ goalkeeper Esteban Alvarado in the back and the keeper ... Read more...

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Six British embassy staff taken hostage in Iran


November 29th, 2011 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Nov 29 (IANS) Six British embassy personnel in Iran were taken hostage Tuesday when student protesters broke into the British Council and the British embassy here. A large number of ... Read more...

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Occupy protesters take to streets across US


November 18th, 2011 - 11:01 am ICT by IANS
New York, Nov 18 (IANS) Occupy protesters took to the streets across America, from Miami to Los Angeles to Portland as thousands of original Occupy Wall Street demonstrators deluged New ... Read more...

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Riots in Liberia ahead of presidential poll run-off


November 7th, 2011 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
Monrovia, Nov 7 (IANS) A fresh riot broke out on Monday in Liberia's capital Monrovia, with casualties feared and properties being destroyed ahead of Tuesday's presidential run-off election.A Xinhua reporter ... Read more...

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Vigilantes clash with police in London


August 11th, 2011 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) Vigilante groups set up to fight back rioters in London have clashed with police as they tried to mobilise their own forces to deal with ... Read more...

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England-India Test to go ahead, but riots worry players (Lead)


August 9th, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Birmingham, Aug 9 (IANS) The third Test between England and India will be played Wednesday at Edgbaston despite concerns among players about the riots in Birmingham.Both cricket teams were holed ... Read more...

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India-England third Test in jeopardy as riots spread to Birmingham


August 9th, 2011 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Birmingham, Aug 9 (IANS) The England and Indian cricket teams were holed up in a city centre hotel Tuesday here as riots spread all around Birmingham putting the third Test ... Read more...

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London witnesses riots’ escalation


August 9th, 2011 - 4:52 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) Violent incidents, fires and rioting were witnessed on the third consecutive day in London, with riot police deployed and firefighters making efforts to handle blazes at ... Read more...

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Paedophile’s house in Russia under siege


July 22nd, 2011 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 22 (IANS) Over 200 residents in a Russian city kept the house of a suspected paedophile under siege for six hours early Friday following a report that he ... Read more...

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Greek police fire tear gas at striking taxi drivers


July 21st, 2011 - 1:56 am ICT by BNO News
ATHENS (BNO NEWS) -- Greek riot police on Wednesday fired tear gas at taxi drivers who have been striking since Monday outside the transport ministry headquarters in northern Athens, the Kathimerini newspaper ... Read more...

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Over 1,600 held in Malaysia for protests


July 10th, 2011 - 11:25 am ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, July 10 (IANS) Over 1,600 people who participated in street rallies in the Malaysian capital city Saturday were arrested, police said Sunday.The 1,667 arrested activists were later released, ... Read more...

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