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  1. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Police come under ‘heavy gunfire’ as racial unrest continues in Ferguson

    Posted Aug 19th 2014, 06:04pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Ferguson US Attorney General Eric Holder to visit violence-wracked town of Ferguson as 31 arrested in latest night of racial unrest Police came under “heavy gunfire” and 31 ... of using excessive force against blacks, and President Barack Obama and civil rights leaders have appealed for calm while a federal investigation proceeds. Brown was shot by policeman Darren ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1576974/us-police-come-under-heavy-gunfire-racial-unrest-continues-missouri
  2. News - World - TURKEY

    Lifting of Turkey's 90-year ban on Islamic veils in civil service sparks fears of unrest

    Posted Oct 10th 2013, 12:00am by MCT

    ... McClatchy-Tribune Turkish leader's removal of 90-year-old rule prohibiting Islamic women's headscarves in civil service jobs sparks fear of further unrest Lifting of veil ban threatens to inflame secular passions A Turkish government decree to end a 90-year-old ban on wearing Islamic headscarves and veils in civil service jobs is threatening to rekindle the secular ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1328020/lifting-turkeys-90-year-ban-islamic-veils-civil-service-sparks-fears
  3. News - China - CIVIL UNREST

    Yunnan villagers flee attack by tunnel's construction workers

    Posted Feb 22nd 2013, 12:00am by CHOI CHIYUK

    ... Choi Chi-yuk chiyuk.choi@scmp.com Villagers flee attack by construction workers Around 100 construction workers ransacked a Zhuang ethnic minority village in Yunnan last week, forcing hundreds of villagers to hide deep in the mountains, state media report ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1155811/yunnan-villagers-flee-attack-tunnels-construction-workers
  4. News - World - UKRAINE

    France, Germany warn Russia of 'consequences' if it backs unrest in Ukraine

    Posted May 11th 2014, 06:27am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Mariupol Threat of more sanctions if Russia backs unrest before Ukraine votes Paris, Berlin warn Moscow on poll France and Germany yesterday warned Russia of "consequences" if Moscow continued to sow unrest ahead of Ukraine's presidential election this month, on the eve of sovereignty referendums the West fears will split the country. French President ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1509276/france-germany-warn-russia-consequences-if-it-backs-unrest-ukraine
  5. News - World - UKRAINE

    Ukraine steelworkers mobilise against pro-Moscow rebels threatening more unrest

    Posted May 17th 2014, 03:01pm by Associated Press in Mariupol

    ... government in Kiev. The latter could precipitate civil conflict. Government forces have in recent weeks achieved only limited results in quashing the self-styled Donetsk and Luhansk “people’s ... that militia units and defence brigades have already been created, although she provided few specifics. At the heart of the unrest in eastern Ukraine, however, it is the pro-Russia insurgents ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1514228/ukraine-steelworkers-mobilise-against-pro-moscow-rebels-threatening-more
  6. Tsang's civil unrest

    Posted Aug 09th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Leung Chin-man case highlights problems with the government's procedure for approving post-service employment, writes Daniel Sin Hong Kong prides itself on its civil service, ... the government's system for safeguarding against conflict of interest in post-retirement employment. Mr Leung joined the civil service in 1966, and became an administrative officer in 1976. During his ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/648413/tsangs-civil-unrest
  7. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    UN fears over Myanmar civilians in fresh Kachin unrest

    Posted Oct 26th 2013, 03:19pm by undefined

    ... days”. Bloodshed in Kachin – along with religious unrest elsewhere in the country – has overshadowed widely-praised political changes as Myanmar emerges from decades of military rule. President Thein Sein’s reformist government has reached tentative peace deals with most major ethnic minority rebel groups in the country, which has been racked by civil wars since independence from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1340448/un-fears-over-myanmar-civilians-fresh-kachin-unrest
  8. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Civil war warning as Thailand turmoil claims life of fourth child

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 01:47pm by Reuters in Bangkok

    ... Reuters in Bangkok Civil war warning asThai turmoil claims life of fourth child Thailand risks sliding into civil war after a wave of political violence in which 22 people have been killed, officials warned yesterday as the unrest claimed the life of a fourth child. Near-daily gun and grenade attacks in protest-hit Bangkok have raised concerns that a nearly four-month-old ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1434832/civil-war-warning-thailand-turmoil-claims-life-fourth-child
  9. News - World - UKRAINE

    Death toll from Slavyansk offensive rises amid warnings of Ukraine civil war

    Posted May 06th 2014, 03:58pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Slavyansk The death toll from a military offensive in a flashpoint town in east Ukraine rose to at least 34, officials said on Tuesday, amid fresh warnings of civil war and the shutdown of a major airport in the region. “Chaos and the risk of civil war” are now looming in Ukraine, said French President Francois Hollande, reflecting a frantic European push ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1505827/death-toll-rises-ukraine-clash-rises-amid-fresh-warnings-civil-war

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