Tag: – Activists say an airstrike by the Syrian military has killed at least 15 people and wounded dozens of others in the contested northern city of Aleppo. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human

Ukraine: Anti-government protest draws 100,000 in Kiev

Ukraine: Anti-government protest draws 100,000 in Kiev

Dec 22, Kiev, Ukraine – About 100,000 people rallied in the center of the Ukrainian capital on Sunday to demand the ouster of the president and his Cabinet as mass anti-government protests entered their second month. The rallies that have turned Kiev into a giant protest encampment were sparked by President Viktor Yanukovych’s decision last […]

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German protest over Rote Flora center turns violent

German protest over Rote Flora center turns violent

Dec 22, Berlin – Stones and bottles were thrown at police as more than 7,000 people demonstrated in Hamburg on Saturday. Officers responded with baton charges and water cannon, breaking up the protest over the eviction of the left-wing Rote Flora cultural center. “There was a mood of aggression from the outset,” said police spokesman […]

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Japanese beauty queen barred from ceremony

Japanese beauty queen barred from ceremony

Dec 16, Tokyo – A Japanese beauty queen said Monday she has been barred from a ceremony where she was to hand over her crown to a successor after she refused to sign with a major talent agency. Ikumi Yoshimatsu, winner of last year’s Miss International contest, has filed a criminal complaint against a top […]

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Syrian airstrike kills at least 15 in Aleppo

Syrian airstrike kills at least 15 in Aleppo

Aug 16, – Activists say an airstrike by the Syrian military has killed at least 15 people and wounded dozens of others in the contested northern city of Aleppo. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights and the Aleppo Media Centre say the airstrike targeted three buildings that were almost completely flattened in the rebel-held […]

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