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One killed as protesters storm US embassy in Yemen (Lead)


September 13th, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Sanaa, Sep 13 (IANS) One person was shot dead in clashes with Yemeni security forces trying to disperse hundreds of demonstrators after they stormed the US embassy in the Yemeni ... Read more...

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Yemeni protestors storm US embassy


September 13th, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Sanaa, Sep 13 (IANS) Dozens of protestors were wounded Thursday morning in clashes with Yemeni security forces as the protestors stormed the US embassy in Sanaa.Protestors set fire to a ... Read more...

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Photos of suspects in Odisha violence released


September 13th, 2012 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 13 (IANS) Odisha Police have released photographs of 36 suspects involved in violence during Sep 6 Congress rally here in which a policewoman was thrashed and molested in ... Read more...

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Congress shutdown hits life in Odisha


September 10th, 2012 - 11:29 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 10 (IANS) Public transport was hit in Odisha Monday and trains stranded as the opposition Congress called for a dawn-to-dusk shutdown to protest police excesses on its workers ... 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 (Lead)


September 6th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 6 (IANS) At least a hundred 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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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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One killed as protesters, police clash in Ranchi


September 3rd, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Sep 3 (IANS) One person was killed and several others, including policemen, were injured here Monday in a clash during a protest against land takeover, police sources said.Jharkhand Vikas ... 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 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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Embraer-based airborne warning system reaches India


August 23rd, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) India's first indigenous Airborne Early Warning and Control (AEW&C;) system based on a fully-modified Embraer aircraft has reached Bangalore from Brazil, ahead of integration of ... Read more...

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Kerala villagers unite to thwart high court order


August 3rd, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 3 (IANS) Villapinsalla was once a sleepy village on the outskirts of the city until the Thiruvananthapuram Corporation set up a waste treatment plant there a decade ago. ... 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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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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Police, protesters clash in Sri Lanka


February 17th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Feb 17 (IANS) Police in Sri Lanka tear-gassed an anti-government protest and used water cannons to disperse crowds here Friday as dissent continued over the highest-ever fuel price increase, ... Read more...

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Anti-nuclear protesters clash with police in northern Germany


November 26th, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by BNO News
BERLIN (BNO NEWS) -- Anti-nuclear protesters clashed with police in Germany on Friday as a train carrying nuclear waste edged its way across the country, the dpa news agency reported on Saturday.Protesters ... Read more...

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Samajwadi Party workers clash with police during protest


September 16th, 2011 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 16 (IANS) Hundreds of Samajwadi Party (SP) activists clashed with police here in Uttar Pradesh Friday while protesting the hike in petrol prices, an official said.Shouting slogans ... Read more...

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Thousands of Congress activists arrested in Tripura


August 19th, 2011 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 19 (IANS) Over 7,000 Congress activists were arrested in Tripura Friday for participating in a civil disobedience stir in support of their 25-point demands, including curbing corruption."Over 7,000 ... Read more...

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BJP, police clash again at Jantar Mantar (Lead)


August 12th, 2011 - 1:09 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Hundreds of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers, including several leaders, were detained as they staged a protest march here against the police baton-charge during ... Read more...

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Protesting BJP workers taken into custody


August 11th, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Nearly a thousand Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers, including several leaders, were Thursday taken into custody during a protest march here to condemn the ... Read more...

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Use live bullets on rioters, says London public


August 10th, 2011 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS) At least one Londoner in three wants the police to use live bullets against "rioting thugs", a poll revealed Wednesday.Two-thirds support the use of plastic ... Read more...

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Advani meets Pranab, complains about police crackdown


August 10th, 2011 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Upset over the crackdown on party youth activists in the capital, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) senior leader L.K. Advani Wednesday met Finance Minister ... Read more...

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BJP targets Chidambaram, stalls parliament (Roundup)


August 10th, 2011 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday raised a chorus for Home Minister P. Chidambaram's resignation and stalled proceedings in both houses of parliament to ... Read more...

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Chidambaram cornered, should resign: BJP


August 10th, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Blaming Home Minister P. Chidambaram for the crackdown on its workers here Tuesday, the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday said he had been ... Read more...

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Delhi Police chief meets Chidambaram


August 10th, 2011 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The Delhi Police said Police Commissioner B.K. Gupta met union Home minister P. Chidambaram Wednesday but it denied reports that the two discussed Tuesday's ... Read more...

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BJP workers, police clash at Jantar Mantar (Lead)


August 9th, 2011 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS)) Members of the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) youth wing, demonstrating at Jantar Mantar to press for Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit's resignation over the ... Read more...

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British PM recalls parliament


August 9th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) British Prime Minister David Cameron announced the recall of parliament for one day Thursday as violence swept across the country, a media report said. Cameron ... 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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US experts to help ONGC cap gas leak at Tripura well


June 18th, 2011 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 18 (IANS) State-owned exploration giant ONGC has sought US experts' help to plug a leaking gas well in western Tripura from which natural gas continued to gush out ... Read more...

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ONGC yet to cap gas leak at its Tripura well


June 17th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 17 (IANS) Despite battling non-stop, ONGC engineers have so far failed to plug a leaking gas well in western Tripura from which natural gas continued to gush out ... Read more...

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PM defensive as Ramdev crackdown hits government hard (Intro Roundup)


June 6th, 2011 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Hardwar, June 6 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday said there was "no alternative" to the "unfortunate" crackdown on Baba Ramdev as anger against the government grew amid ... 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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40 people injured in clashes between protesters and security forces in northern Iraq


April 19th, 2011 - 2:27 am ICT by BNO News
ARBIL, IRAQ (BNO NEWS) -- At least 40 people on Monday were injured in clashes between protesters and security forces in two northern Iraqi cities, Aswat al-Iraq news agency reported.In Arbil, a ... Read more...

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Jordan’s Islamists urge government to resign


March 27th, 2011 - 8:18 am ICT by IANS
Amman, March 27 (IANS) Jordan's Islamic Action Front (IAF) has called on the government to resign in the wake of Friday's clashes between pro-reform protesters and government loyalists.IAF, the political ... Read more...

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