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Nepal beefs security to crush Tibetan protests

Nepal beefs security to crush Tibetan protests

Mar  10, – Police broke up a small Tibetan protest in Nepal’s capital and detained the protesters on Monday’s anniversary of a failed 1959 uprising against Chinese rule in Tibet. The two men and three women waved Tibet flags and chanted “Free Tibet, get out of Tibet, we want justice” near the Chinese embassy visa […]

March 10, 2014 | By | Reply More
Venezuela death toll rises as female student shot dead, biker’s throat slit

Venezuela death toll rises as female student shot dead, biker’s throat slit

Feb 23, A female student and a young supermarket worker were the latest fatalities from Venezuela’s political unrest as the death toll from 10 days of violence rose on Saturday to at least eleven. Both sides are mourning supporters killed in the worst turmoil since President Nicolas Maduro narrowly won an election in April 2013 […]

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US Marijuana policy edges toward acceptance

US Marijuana policy edges toward acceptance

Jan 26, – US Attorney General Eric Holder this week said the federal government will issue banking regulations for state-approved marijuana businesses licensed to sell the drug for recreational or medical use. Uncle Sam isn’t ready to light up just yet, but the Obama administration and at least some Republican governors seem to be edging […]

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Several anti-government protesters injured in Bangkok shooting

Several anti-government protesters injured in Bangkok shooting

Jan 11, – Thai police on Saturday said it wasn’t clear who was behind the shooting, but that most of those wounded were demonstrators. “The first attack occurred at 2.30 am (local time), wounding two people, including a protest security guard. The second took place a few hours later, wounding five protesters,” Police Lieutenant General […]

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Anti government protesters clash with police in Turkey over corruption scandal

Anti government protesters clash with police in Turkey over corruption scandal

Dec 23, – Riot police fired tear gas and water cannon to disperse thousands of anti-government protesters in Istanbul on Sunday. Thousands gathered in and around the city’s Kadikov Square, where a protest against government construction plans had been scheduled to take place, to call for the resignation of government ministers implicated in the far-reaching […]

December 23, 2013 | By | Reply More
Amitabh Bachchan’s three pieces of advice to the next generation

Amitabh Bachchan’s three pieces of advice to the next generation

Dec 14, “Never let negativity get you down; it’s your incentive to fight back.”  Words of advice from Amitabh Bachchan, Living Legend, as he was honoured for his contribution to Indian cinema by President Pranab Mukherjee at the Rashtrapati Bhawan today. He felt “humbled, privileged,” he said at being named by NDTV as one of […]

December 14, 2013 | By | Reply More
Egypt’s ex-President Morsi tells court he remains ‘legitimate president’

Egypt’s ex-President Morsi tells court he remains ‘legitimate president’

Nov 04, – He and 14 other Muslim Brotherhood figures face charges of inciting the killing of protesters outside the presidential palace in 2012. After Mr Morsi’s remarks and his refusal to wear a uniform, the judge adjourned the trial until 8 January. He was then flown to Burj al-Arab prison in Alexandria, state TV […]

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Reports of gunfire at Los Angeles International Airport

Reports of gunfire at Los Angeles International Airport

Nov 01, – Los Angeles International Airport has been locked down amid report of gunshots. Aerial television footage showed people in what appeared to be transport security uniforms being treated for injuries. Emergency vehicles and heavily armed police are on the scene. Gunfire was reported Friday at Los Angeles International Airport, and federal authorities told […]

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