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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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36 injured in anti-Islam film protest in Islamabad (Second Lead)


September 20th, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 20 (IANS) At least 36 people, including policemen, suffered injuries near the diplomatic enclave in Islamabad Thursday and the army had to be called in to contain a ... 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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NHRC issues notice to Jharkhand government


September 13th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Thursday issued notice to the Jharkhand government on police action on a protest against acquisition of agricultural land in ... Read more...

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Police crack down on Kudankulam protest, enter Idinthakarai village (Lead)


September 10th, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 10 (IANS) Tamil Nadu police Monday resorted to a cane charge to disburse thousands of villagers, including women and children, staging protests on the beach at Kudankulam, behind ... Read more...

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Police crack down on protestors at Kudankulam


September 10th, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 10 (IANS) Tamil Nadu police Monday resorted to a cane charge to disburse thousands of villagers, including women and children, staging protests on the beach at Kudankulam, behind ... Read more...

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33 held for violence during Congress rally (Lead)


September 7th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 7 (IANS) At least 33 people have been arrested in connection with the violence during a Congress rally in Odisha's capital Bhubaneswar, police said Friday."We have arrested 33 ... Read more...

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Congress calls for shutdown in Odisha


September 7th, 2012 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 7 (IANS) Odisha's opposition Congress has called for a statewide shutdown Sep 10 to protest "police excesses" on its workers during a party rally here, a senior ... Read more...

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Several hurt as Odisha Congress protest turns violent


September 6th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 6 (IANS) More than two dozen people, including protestors and several policemen, were injured when a Congress rally against the Naveen Patnaik-led government turned violent in the Odisha ... Read more...

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East Delhi violence under control


September 3rd, 2012 - 10:25 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) The situation in east Delhi's Mayur Vihar, where one person was killed and many people were injured following a mob that went on a rampage ... Read more...

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One dead, many injured in Delhi violence (Roundup)


September 3rd, 2012 - 3:55 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) One person was killed and many people were injured here Sunday as police fired at a mob which went on a rampage after two men ... Read more...

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Mob sets police booth, many vehicles afire in Delhi (Second Lead)


September 3rd, 2012 - 1:04 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) Angered over two people on a two-wheeler getting injured after police forcibly stopped them, a mob set a police booth, a DTC bus and many ... 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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Police battle anti-corruption protests near PM, Sonia houses (Roundup)


August 26th, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) Police fired tear gas and sprayed water as hundreds led by Arvind Kejriwal noisily protested against corruption near Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress ... Read more...

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Police use force on protests near PM, Sonia houses (Evening Lead)


August 26th, 2012 - 5:24 pm 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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Police use force to stop Kejriwal, activists


August 26th, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) Police Sunday used tear gas and water canons to disperse anti-corruption activists led by Arvind Kejriwal here Sunday.The India Against Corruption (IAC) supporters held ... Read more...

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Fresh violence in Assam, curfew imposed


August 16th, 2012 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 16 (IANS) Fresh incidents of violence were reported in Assam's Kamrup rural area Thursday and authorities imposed curfew in Rangiya sub-division of the district to bring the situation ... Read more...

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Two charged with murder slain in Bolivia by mob


August 16th, 2012 - 11:22 am ICT by IANS
La Paz, Aug 16 (IANS/EFE) Two Brazilians arrested in Bolivia on suspicion of murder were pulled from a jail cell and burned to death by a mob, Bolivian media said.The ... Read more...

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2,000 squatters in Lima evicted by 1,500 cops


July 23rd, 2012 - 11:02 am ICT by IANS
Lima, July 23 (IANS/EFE) A force of 1,500 police personnel with officers mounted on horseback and anti-riot trucks evicted 2,000 people who had occupied idle land here.The occupiers took over ... Read more...

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Over 50 injured as Haryana farmers clash with police (Second Lead)


July 22nd, 2012 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Rewari (Haryana), July 22 (IANS) Over 50 people, including 40 police personnel, were injured Sunday afternoon as an agitation by farmers against land acquisition turned violent near Asalwas village in ... Read more...

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25 hurt as Haryana farmers’ land stir turns violent (Lead, Changing dateline)


July 22nd, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Rewari (Haryana), July 22 (IANS) At least 25 people, including protesting farmers and policemen, were injured Sunday as an agitation against land acquisition turned violent in Haryana's Rewari district, police ... Read more...

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Tension at mosque site, few arrested for stoning police


July 22nd, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) A number of people have been arrested following the late Saturday night clash at an excavated site near the Jama Masjid when a mob pelted ... Read more...

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YouTube footage shows panic over US theatre killings


July 20th, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 20 (IANS) A dramatic footage uploaded on YouTube shows the panic outside a theatre screening the latest Batman movie in suburban Denver soon after a gunman went on ... Read more...

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If only Batman could’ve saved victims: Tweet on US killing


July 20th, 2012 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 20 (IANS) People promptly took to Twitter to express shock and outrage over the killing of 14 people who were watching the new Batman movie "The Dark Knight ... Read more...

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It sounded like firecrackers, says witness to US killing


July 20th, 2012 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 20 (IANS) When a gunman opened fire at a cinema hall in Denver, it sounded like firecrackers, said a witness who added that someone later yelled "they're shooting ... Read more...

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14 shot dead at US theatre screening Batman film (Second Lead)


July 20th, 2012 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 20 (IANS) At least 14 people were killed and 50 injured Friday in Denver at a cinema hall showing the new Batman movie "The Dark Knight Rises", ... Read more...

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10 killed in US cinema shooting (Lead)


July 20th, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 20 (IANS) At least 10 people were killed and many injured early Friday in Denver when a gunman opened fire in a cinema showing the new Batman movie ... Read more...

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Kerala CPI-M leader held for ex-colleague’s murder (Lead)


June 29th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode (Kerala), June 29 (IANS) Marxist leader P. Mohanan was arrested Friday for his alleged involvement in the murder of former party colleague T.P. Chandrasekharan, sparking violence by his supporters, ... Read more...

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One killed in Pakistan violence over electricity


June 19th, 2012 - 1:27 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 18 (IANS) At least one person was killed and six others were injured in clashes between protesters and a politician's security guards in Pakistan's Punjab province Monday, as ... Read more...

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Riots in Pakistan over power cuts


June 18th, 2012 - 7:37 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 18 (IANS) Riots broke out in Pakistan Sunday over long hours of power cuts.Police fired tear gas shells and baton charged to disperse protesters in several cities of ... Read more...

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Moscow tightens security for Polish embassy


June 16th, 2012 - 7:11 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Moscow police have stepped up security at the Polish embassy in connection with fighting and rumours of further clashes between Russian and Polish football fans ... Read more...

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Rowdy Russian fans head for Warsaw


June 15th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Swaying slightly and smelling strongly of alcohol, the fan slammed his brand new running shoes onto the counter at a downtown Moscow sports shop. "I'm ... Read more...

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Bangladesh garment workers demand wage hike


June 13th, 2012 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, June 13 (IANS) Dozens of people were injured Wednesday when striking garment workers clashed with police on the outskirts of Dhaka.Golam Rouf Khan, director of industrial police, told Xinhua ... Read more...

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Man on trial for planning terror attacks on World Cup stadiums


June 13th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, June 13 (IANS) A Pretoria court has begun hearings in a case where a man is accused of planning terror attacks on stadiums for the 2010 FIFA World Cup ... 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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