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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. News - World - UKRAINE

    Ukraine on verge of ‘civil war’, warns ex-president Kravchuk

    Posted Jan 29th 2014, 11:07pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Kiev Ukraine is on the brink of “civil war” as a result of the stand-off between authorities and protesters across the country, its first post-independence president Leonid Kravchuk told parliament on Wednesday. “All the world acknowledges and Ukraine acknowledges that the state is on the verge of civil war,” Kravchuk, Ukraine’s president from ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Former civil servant Rachel Cartland muses on a city driven by fear

    Posted Feb 09th 2014, 04:13am by Lana Lam

    ... on the street and the government feeling that it was teetering on civil unrest. "It was all very analogous with all the recent problems with the issue of TV licences. "What the licensing ... Lana Lam lana.lam@scmp.com Former civil servant's book Paper Tigress recalls a challenging career and she laments that the city is gripped by anxiety over freedom and Beijing's ...

  8. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Violent Thailand unrest deals blow to tourism industry

    Posted Dec 15th 2013, 03:38pm by AFP

    ... are among those choosing to stay away due to the unrest. I didn’t know about it. Friends at home saw the news and warned me. When I arrived there were riots going on. I was quite naive Tourist Alex ... The kingdom attracted a record 22 million tourists last year. Its popularity has endured several episodes of civil strife, including in late 2008 when hordes of frustrated travellers were stranded ...

  9. News - World - VENEZUELA

    Nicolas Maduro to meet opposition to try and end Venezuelan unrest

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 11:25pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Caracas Talks planned to end unrest in Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro's government and Venezuela's main opposition group have agreed to begin talks intended to halt the nation's worst political unrest in a decade. Representatives of the Vatican and the Union of South American Nations (Unasur) would mediate, both sides said on Tuesday. Clashes ...




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