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Pakistani army says airstrikes, gun battle kill 55 militants

Pakistani army says airstrikes, gun battle kill 55 militants

Dec 27, – At least 55 militants were killed in airstrikes and a gun battle with ground forces in Pakistan’s troubled northwest where the military launched a major offensive this year, officials said Saturday. The army intensified its offensive after the massacre of 150 people in a school in Peshawar this month, a carnage which […]

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Belgium: Labour protests sparks deadly clashes in Brussels

Belgium: Labour protests sparks deadly clashes in Brussels

Apr 05, Brussels – The protest in Brussels, in which thousands took part peacefully, was called by the European Trade Union Confederation to oppose austerity measures implemented across the 28-country European Union. Belgian police used water cannon and pepper spray on protesters who had showered them with oranges and cobblestones during a demonstration Friday by […]

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Russia Moves to Consolidate Control of Crimea

Russia Moves to Consolidate Control of Crimea

Mar 23, – Russian troops used armored vehicles, automatic gunfire and stun grenades on Saturday to seize a Ukrainian airbase in Crimea a day after President Vladimir Putin signed laws completing Russia’s annexation of the Black Sea peninsula. Ukrainian forces also abandoned a naval base after attacks by pro-Russian protesters, and had to surrender two […]

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Venezuelan leader targets protesters using excessive force

Venezuelan leader targets protesters using excessive force

Mar 19, – Hundreds of national guardsmen in riot gear swept through Caracas’s Altamira Plaza in a predawn operation Monday, seizing the square located in an upscale section of the capital that has been the symbolic center of the anti-government campaign. On Tuesday, the plaza remained militarized, and although smaller groups of protesters rallied in […]

March 19, 2014 | By | Reply More
Arvind Kejriwal accused of disrespecting women – HUMAN RIGHTS OBSERVERS

Arvind Kejriwal accused of disrespecting women – HUMAN RIGHTS OBSERVERS

[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d70-OtfvRXQ[/youtube] Arvind Kejriwal accused of disrespecting women – HUMAN RIGHTS OBSERVERS Has strongly criticized and accused the leadership of Aam Admi Party particularly Sri Arvind Kejrival for not showing respect to the women and not maintaining the dignity & respect for the women. While observing the International Women’s day Human Rights Observers chairman Mr. Tameem […]

March 16, 2014 | By | Reply More
Ukrainian soldiers meet friends and family at blockaded Belbek military base

Ukrainian soldiers meet friends and family at blockaded Belbek military base

Mar 03, – Ukrainian soldiers at the Belbek military base talk friends and family members through the gates of the base entrance on March 3, 2014 in Lubimovka, Ukraine. Tensions at the base, where between 100 and 200 Ukrainian soldiers are stationed, are high as a 4pm deadline reportedly given by Russian troops for the […]

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Qatar: Blast kills 12 and injures at least 30 in Doha

Qatar: Blast kills 12 and injures at least 30 in Doha

Feb 27, Doha – An explosion at a restaurant in the Qatari capital Doha has killed 12 people and injured at least 30, according to officials. Initial indications suggested a burst natural gas tank on top of a Turkish restaurant was to blame. It happened shortly after 10:00 (7:00 GMT), near a petrol station and […]

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Deadly snowstorm claims 19 lives, causes travel chaos in Japan

Deadly snowstorm claims 19 lives, causes travel chaos in Japan

Feb 17, – The storm is now moving toward northernmost Hokkaido, Japan’s meteorological agency said, warning of heavy snow, blizzards and avalanches as well as high waves along the northeastern coast. A severe snowstorm sweeping across Japan has killed 19 people and left more than 1,600 injured, media and officials said Monday, as the extreme […]

February 17, 2014 | By | Reply More
Meditation helps reduce anxiety and relieve workplace stress

Meditation helps reduce anxiety and relieve workplace stress

Feb 15, – Teachers and support staff working at a school for children with behavior problems felt less stressed after practicing 20 minutes of Transcendental Meditation (TM) twice a day for four months. Regular doses of meditation might prevent work-related stress and burnout, a small U.S. study suggests. But participants “reported feeling less stressed and […]

February 15, 2014 | By | Reply More
UAE plans mandatory military training for adult males

UAE plans mandatory military training for adult males

Jan 19, – The United Arab Emirates has begun the process of imposing mandatory military service for adult males to add “another layer to the national defense force,” the country’s prime minister announced Sunday. The move appears aimed at least in part on feeding more Emirati nationals into the federation’s armed forces. The UAE military […]

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