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New clashes in France at demos over labour reforms

New clashes in France at demos over labour reforms

Sep 15, – At least one demonstrator and five police were injured — including one officer with burns — as thousands rallied against the law forced through by the Socialist government in July after months of often violent protests. French riot police fired teargas and stun grenades Thursday during clashes in Paris with opponents of […]

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Myanmar returning to Miss Universe competition

Myanmar returning to Miss Universe competition

Oct 04, –  Twenty-five-year-old Moe Set Wine, who studied business and marketing in the U.S., was picked among 20 other contenders Thursday night to represent her country at the 62nd Miss Universe pageant in Moscow on Nov. 9. Myanmar is sending its first contestant in half a century to the Miss Universe pageant, in another […]

October 4, 2013 | By | Reply More
French Senate votes to ban child beauty pageants

French Senate votes to ban child beauty pageants

Sep 18, –France’s Senate has voted to ban beauty pageants for children under 16 in an effort to protect girls from being sexualized too early. Anyone who enters a child into such a contest would face up to two years in prison and 30,000 euros in fines. A pageant organizer lamented that the move was […]

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