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French embassies face closure over prophet’s cartoon

September 20th, 2012 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) France will close several of its embassies and schools around the world amid concerns of a backlash after a cartoon of the Prophet Muhammad appeared ... Read more...

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Curfew imposed in Myanmar’s Rakhine state

June 10th, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, June 10 (IANS) Myanmar authorities Sunday imposed a dusk-to-dawn curfew in four places in the western Rakhine state, after a riot in a town led to the death of ... Read more...

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Parliamentary polls begin in Kazakhstan

January 15th, 2012 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Astana, Jan 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) About 9,000 polling stations opened in Kazakhstan Sunday for parliamentary elections that are expected to end the ruling party's monopolistic control of the legislature.After securing ... Read more...

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Tunisia issues international arrest warrant for ousted president

January 26th, 2011 - 10:33 pm ICT by BNO News
TUNIS, TUNISIA (BNO NEWS) -- An international warrant for the arrest of Tunisia's ousted President Zine el Abidine Ben Ali was issued on Wednesday, the Justice Minister said, according to the official ... Read more...

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France opens investigation on ousted Tunisian President Ben Ali’s assets

January 25th, 2011 - 1:36 am ICT by BNO News
PARIS (BNO NEWS) -- France on Monday opened an investigation over assets of ousted Tunisian President Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali, Radio France Internationale reported.The investigation was launched by Paris’s state prosecutor office ... Read more...

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Russia detains over 150 people in anticipation of riots

December 16th, 2010 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Police have detained more than 150 people Wednesday at a major Moscow train station in anticipation of a new wave of nationalist rioting, an official said. "Over ... Read more...

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Election violence leaves at least 41 dead in Karachi

October 18th, 2010 - 8:35 pm ICT by BNO News
KARACHI, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- At least 41 people were killed during the weekend as Pakistanis hit the polls to elect a new provincial politician to the PS-94 Karachi seat, local media ... Read more...

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Violent riots erupt in Jerusalem, at least 10 Israelis wounded

September 22nd, 2010 - 11:08 pm ICT by BNO News
JERUSALEM, ISRAEL (BNO NEWS) – At least 10 Israelis on Wednesday were injured after riots erupted in Temple Mount, Jerusalem following the death of a Palestinian man, officials said.Palestinians began throwing rocks ... Read more...

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BNP legal officer calls for ‘white riots’ in Britain

October 25th, 2009 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 25 (IANS) Angered by his leader's poor showing on a nationally-viewed television show, the legal officer of the anti-immigrant British National Party (BNP) has called for "white riots around ... Read more...

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Parsi couple still hopes to find son lost in 2002 riots

August 4th, 2008 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
By Ritu Sharma Ahmedabad, Aug 4 (IANS) The real life story of Jebunissa Shaikh, who was separated from her son Muzaffar during the 2002 riots and has located him after a six-year search, ... Read more...

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Rapid reforms could have led to riots in Tibet

July 17th, 2008 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
By Pranay Sharma Beijing/Lhasa, July 17 (IANS) China's rapid economic reforms could have been one of the main reasons for the violent riots in Tibet in March in which Buddhist monks played a ... Read more...

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Germany, Mexico to promote joint initiative on food prices

May 20th, 2008 - 6:47 am ICT by admin
DPA Mexico City, May 20 (DPA) Germany and Mexico have agreed to present a joint initiative to stabilize the global prices of foodstuffs, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Monday in Mexico City. In ... Read more...

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Haitian Senate fires prime minister over food riots

April 13th, 2008 - 8:19 am ICT by admin
DPA Port-au-Prince (Haiti), April 13 (DPA) After a week of violent riots against food prices, the Haitian Senate Saturday dismissed Prime Minister Jacques Edouard Alexis. The move came as President Rene Preval announced ... Read more...

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Altaf Hussain ready to merge MQM with PML-N for sake of keeping peace with Nawaz

April 12th, 2008 - 12:07 pm ICT by admin
Lahore, Apr 12 (ANI): MQM chief Altaf Hussain has said that in order to forge peace with former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, the second largest party in the PPP-led coalition, he ... Read more...

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Monks interrupt foreign, state media tour of Tibet

April 9th, 2008 - 5:14 pm ICT by admin
London, Apr 9 (ANI): Tibetan monks interrupted the second state media trip to a protest-hit area of Tibet, which proved to be another setback to China's attempts to counter international criticism ... Read more...

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China says Tibetan monks wont be punished

March 28th, 2008 - 12:22 pm ICT by admin
Beijing/New Delhi, Mar 28 (ANI): China will not punish the group of Tibetan monks that disrupted a government-organised foreign media tour of Lhasa on Thursday, said Baema Chilain, vice-chairman of the ... Read more...

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Tibetan unrest: Growing disquiet in the Chinese periphery

March 25th, 2008 - 12:01 pm ICT by admin
(Commentary) By Arun Sahgal The unrest in Tibet, particularly the spontaneity and the scale of rioting, has made the worst Chinese fears come true. The scale of protests and violence in Lhasa and other ... Read more...

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