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100 injured as protesters storm Macedonia’s parliament and attack politicians

100 injured as protesters storm Macedonia’s parliament and attack politicians

Scores of people were injured as violence erupted in Macedonia’s parliament after nationalist protesters stormed the building in anger over a vote for a new speaker, the interior ministry said Friday. The chaos in Skopje broke out on Thursday evening, with dozens of demonstrators — including a group of masked men — breaking a police […]

April 28, 2017 | By | Reply More
India arrests 12 for not standing during national anthem

India arrests 12 for not standing during national anthem

Twelve people have been arrested in southern India for not standing while the national anthem was being played at an international film festival, police said Tuesday. The arrests Monday follow a ruling by India’s Supreme Court last month that said the anthem must be played before every film screening in the country, accompanied by an […]

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