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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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UN: Civilian journalist filming protest in Bahrain shot dead


April 7th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- The United Nations (UN) on Friday called on Bahraini authorities to investigate the death of a citizen journalist who was killed late last month while filming a ... Read more...

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Ramdev himself responsible for crackdown: Delhi Police (Lead)


November 25th, 2011 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) The Delhi Police Friday sought to lay the blame for its post-midnight crackdown of June 4/5 at the Ramlila ground at the doorstep of yoga ... Read more...

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Occupy protesters evicted from New York park


November 15th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Nov 15 (IANS) Police in full riot gear moved into New York's Zuccotti Park early Tuesday, evicting hundreds of protesters from the site where the Occupy Wall Street ... Read more...

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Apex court questions Delhi Police on Ramdev crackdown (Lead)


July 11th, 2011 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday asked Delhi Police to explain their behaviour and the need to use teargas and baton-charge in a closed enclosure when ... Read more...

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Supreme Court pulls up Delhi Police for Ramdev crackdown


July 11th, 2011 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday asked Delhi Police to explain their behaviour and the need to resort to teargas and baton-charge in the closed ... Read more...

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Ramdev wants independent probe into police crackdown


July 8th, 2011 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Yoga guru Baba Ramdev Friday sought an independent probe into the police crackdown at Ramlila Ground on the night of June 4-5 where he along ... Read more...

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50 injured in Bangladesh clash


June 12th, 2011 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, June 12 (IANS) At least 50 people, including four policemen, were injured in a clash Sunday between activists of the Awami League and the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) in ... Read more...

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Police crackdown was pre-planned, says BJP


June 7th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) Alleging the police crackdown against Baba Ramdev's agitation was pre-planned, Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha Arun Jaitley Tuesday blamed Home Minister P. ... Read more...

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US urges Tbilisi to probe police crackdown on protesters


May 28th, 2011 - 7:04 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US has urged the Georgian authorities to launch an investigation into this week's police crackdown on protesters, when several people were killed."As we've said ... Read more...

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Obama condemns violence against protesters in Syria


April 23rd, 2011 - 10:29 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) US President Barack Obama has condemned the Syrian authorities for using force to quell nationwide protests against Bashar Assad's regime.Western media has circulated reports ... Read more...

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100 protesters injured in clashes with police in Sana’a: Eyewitness


March 13th, 2011 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Sana'a, March 13 (IANS) At least 100 protesters were injured by rubber bullets, live ammunition and teargas in fierce clashes with police in this Yemeni capital Sunday, Xinhua cited an ... Read more...

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Bahrain protesters brave crackdown


March 13th, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Manama, March 13 (IANS) Protesters gathered in Bahrain's capital city Sunday threatened to block access to a key financial hub by forming a human chain, forcing riot police to use ... Read more...

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Protester shot dead as clashes intensify in Bahrain (Lead)


February 15th, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Manama, Feb 15 (IANS) At least one protester was shot dead and several injured Tuesday after police opened fire at crowds who had gathered in this Bahrain capital for the funeral of ... Read more...

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Darjeeling violence: West Bengal CM Bhattacharjee appeals for peace


February 9th, 2011 - 10:04 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata/Jalpaiguri, Feb 9 (ANI): West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee reacting to the renewed violence in Darjeeling on Wednesday made an appeal to the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) to sit for discussion."GJM's ... Read more...

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West Bengal government seeks Army deployment in Darjeeling


February 9th, 2011 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
Jalpaiguri, Feb 9 (ANI): The West Bengal government has requested the Centre for deployment of the Army in Jalpaiguri district of West Bengal after two people were killed when police opened fire ... Read more...

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El Baradei likely to join Egypt protests


January 27th, 2011 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 27 (IANS) Mohamed El Baradei, the former head of the UN nuclear agency, is expected to join demonstrators protesting against President Hosni Mubarak's 30-year-old rule, after returning to Egypt ... Read more...

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BJP march: Kashmir gateway turns into battle zone


January 24th, 2011 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
Lakhanpur (Jammu and Kashmir), Jan 24 (IANS) Police columns with armoured vehicles were Monday moving around and all incoming buses being checked at Lakhanpur, the gateway to the state, which resembles ... Read more...

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How rumours travel in a surcharged communal environment


January 14th, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) After the demolition of a mosque in south Delhi, rioting and protests by local people in Jangpura were fanned by rumours and hearsay with the area legislator ... Read more...

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Minus 14 in Leh, heating arrangements in Kashmir schools


December 15th, 2010 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 15 (IANS) The Kashmir Valley and the Ladakh regions of Jammu and Kashmir continued to reel under extreme cold Wednesday and, with no respite in sight, schools have had to ... Read more...

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Five killed, 20 hurt in Jammu after Quran protests (Second Lead)


September 15th, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 15 (IANS) At least five people were killed and 20 injured in Jammu region's Mendhar town Wednesday following clashes between police and crowds protesting the alleged desecration of the Quran ... Read more...

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100 hurt as workers, police clash in Bangladesh


August 14th, 2010 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Aug 14 (IANS) More than 100 people, including 17 policemen, were injured Saturday in a clash between police and garment factory workers in Bangladesh, Xinhua reported. Violence broke out in Narayanganj district, ... Read more...

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Curfew re-imposed in Kashmir towns


July 24th, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 24 (IANS) Hundreds of protesters defied security restrictions to march through the streets in north Kashmir's Palhallan town even as authorities reimposed curfew in Kupwara and Pulwama towns Saturday morning ... Read more...

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Police fire in air to disperse mobs in Surat


July 20th, 2010 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Surat, July 19 (IANS) Police had to fire in the air in this Gujarat city to disperse mobs after a minor skirmish between migrant labourers and autorickshaw drivers turned into a violent ... Read more...

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Protest in Manipur over price rise


April 9th, 2010 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, Apr 9 (ANI): Activists of Communist Party and the All Manipur Nupi Marup, a local women's influential group, on Thursday staged a protest here over the rising prices of essential commodities. ... Read more...

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Violence breaks out on Osmania University campus again


February 15th, 2010 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 15 (IANS) Violence again broke out on Osmania University campus Monday, the second time since Sunday evening, with pro-Telangana students taking to the streets. Protesting the police firing and the ... Read more...

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Thousands turn out for Iran revolution anniversary


February 11th, 2010 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 11 (IANS/AKI) Tens of thousands of Iranians took to the streets to mark the 31st anniversary of the Islamic Revolution Thursday. President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad attacked western powers in an address ... Read more...

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Srinagar shutdown enters sixth day


February 6th, 2010 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Feb 5 (ANI): A shutdown in parts of the Kashmir Valley entered its sixth consecutive day on Saturday following the killing of Wanik Farooq, a teenager, in a teargas shelling incident.On ... Read more...

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Iranian security suppresses new opposition protests in Isfahan


December 24th, 2009 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran (Iran), Dec. 24 (ANI): Iranian security forces violently suppressed opposition supporters in the city of Isfahan yesterday as tensions increased before nationwide demonstrations planned for this weekend.Two days after massive ... Read more...

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Punjab orders probe into Ludhiana violence, 1 dead (Roundup)


December 5th, 2009 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Ludhiana, Dec 5 (IANS) The Punjab government Saturday evening ordered a magisterial probe into violent incidents in this industrial city that left one person dead and over 15 injured in a clash ... Read more...

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4 held for misbehaving with JNU girls, baton charge on campus


November 23rd, 2009 - 2:35 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) Violence broke out on the Jawaharlal Nehru University campus late Sunday evening when four outsiders in an inebriated state were caught teasing women students and Delhi Police ... Read more...

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Teenager killed in Baramulla clashes


October 3rd, 2009 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 2 (IANS) A 13-year-old boy was killed and eight others, including two policemen, wounded in clashes that erupted in Baramulla in north Kashmir after the Friday prayers. Police said the violence ... Read more...

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Mumbai suburban train disruption triggers violence


September 1st, 2009 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 1 (IANS) Police fired in the air and burst teargas to control commuters who turned violent after suburban train services on the Western Railway (WR) network were disrupted Tuesday, officials ... Read more...

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Violent protests erupt in Srinagar, Jammu


September 1st, 2009 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Sep. 1 (ANI): Police had to resort to baton charges and teargas shelling on Tuesday in two separate incidents in Jammu and Srinagar.The violence broke out when police tried to stop ... Read more...

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Restrictions in Srinagar on martyrs’ day


July 13th, 2009 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 13 (IANS) Restrictions were imposed in Srinagar and other towns of the Kashmir Valley Monday to foil a separatist march to the heart of this city on martyrs' day. It was ... Read more...

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