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  1. News - World

    Hundreds rally in Kiev in protest over 'stolen' Ukraine election

    Posted Nov 05th 2012, 05:58pm

    ... Reuters in Kiev Hundreds of people rallied in central Kiev on Monday to protest against what the Ukrainian opposition says was vote-rigging by President Viktor Yanukovych’s ruling party in the October 28 parliamentary election. Crowds gathered outside the ...

  2. The elite unprepared to relinquish power

    Posted Jul 13th 2007, 12:00am by Stephen Vines

    ... on the contrary, street-level activity is confined to orderly processions and there is not even a hint of civil unrest. Hopefully things will stay this way, but history does not provide reassurance on this matter- an almost unbroken threat connects continued resistance to democratic reform with civil unrest. Yet the level of debate on democratic reform has been reduced to farce as the opponents ...

  3. News - China - CORRUPTION

    Xi Jinping warns of unrest if graft not tackled

    Posted Nov 19th 2012, 11:45am

    ... stored up problems over time, leading to seething public anger, civil unrest and government collapse – corruption has been an important factor in all this,” state newspapers quoted Xi as telling ... Reuters in Beijing If corruption is allowed to run wild in China then the ruling Communist Party risks major unrest and the collapse of its rule, state media on Monday quoted Vice ...

  4. Take Philippines off black travel alert

    Posted Jun 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... tourists. Syria warrants a black travel alert because it is wracked by civil war, with heavy casualties. Travellers are also warned off Libya and Yemen because of civil unrest. The Philippines ...

  5. Chief executive holds power to decide on response to emergency

    Posted Dec 04th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... such as a tsunami, terrorist bombings, aircraft hijacking or civil unrest overseas. The plan came about after the 2004 tsunami killed hundreds of thousands of people in Southeast and South Asia, and security ... at risk overseas as a result of natural disaster or social unrest. The chief executive's powers are outlined in the Government Emergency Response Operations plan, issued last last year. Mr ...

  6. the greek drama

    Posted Feb 25th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Reading comprehension Answer the following questions: 1 What is a budget deficit? a. When a country spends more than it earns. b. When banks lend too much money. c. When people borrow too much money. d. When people make a lot of money. 2 Why is Greece's debt a problem for other EU countries? a. No one will want to lend them any money. b. They don't want civil unrest ...

  7. Nepal's king must bow to opposition demands

    Posted Apr 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to come to terms with the reality that he no longer has room to negotiate and is in no position to dictate terms. The offer could have been a circuit-breaker to the civil unrest that has wracked ...

  8. US must lead by example on human rights

    Posted Mar 10th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... communities and the authorities arising from civil unrest over the impact on the countryside of rapid economic development and industrialisation. China's response- a human-rights report on the US ...

  9. Beijing has nothing to fear from freeing Zhao Ziyang

    Posted Jan 12th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a rallying point for protesters and, perhaps, lead to civil unrest. His name has not been mentioned in the mainland media and there appears to have been an attempt to, in effect, erase him from ...

  10. Officials mum on details in response plan

    Posted Dec 04th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... terrorist bombings, aircraft hijacking or civil unrest overseas. It was first mooted after the 2004 tsunami killed more than 200,000 people, mostly in South and Southeast Asia, including 44 Hong ... unrest in Thailand. The mechanism was put in place last year in light of the Indian Ocean tsunami in 2004 to help residents affected by natural disaster or social unrest overseas. Eight hours ...




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