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  1. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    South African police gun down striking platinum miners at Marikana mine

    Posted Aug 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Reuters in Marikana Volley of gunfire from assault rifles kills several workers involved in ongoing feud between unions Riot police open fire on striking platinum miners South African riot ... striking workers would be fired if they did not appear for their shifts today. "The striking [workers] remain armed and away from work," the statement read. "This is illegal." ...

  2. Police injure pregnant woman, strikers claim

    Posted Dec 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... police moved to end the strike. The injured included a pregnant woman, who was sent to hospital, fellow workers said. Riot police marched to the factory at dawn to evict more than 300 workers who ... and there was no pregnant woman among them,' she said. Hundreds of workers of the Hitachi affiliate started the strike at their plant last Sunday evening over what they claim was uncertainty about wages ...

  3. 'Terror' strikes in Xinjiang leave 14 dead

    Posted Aug 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... 14 people dead and dozens injured. Hou Hanmin, the regional government's spokeswoman, told the Post both strikes- one late on Saturday night and the other yesterday afternoon- were ... a popular gathering spot for Han Chinese workers. Hou said the attackers on Saturday night were Uygurs, while the identities of yesterday's attackers were still being verified. ...

  4. Campaign to 'strike hard' at Xinjiang rioters

    Posted Nov 04th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kristine Kwok Police have stepped up their anti-terrorism clampdown in Xinjiang, launching a 'strike hard' campaign to revive a manhunt for suspects involved in deadly rioting ... between Han and Uygur workers in a Guangdong factory days before. Another protest erupted two days later as Han Chinese vented their anger against what they said were bloody attacks by Uygurs, ...

  5. The Bridge on the River Kwai

    Posted May 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... directed by famous filmmaker David Lean. The screenplay was based on a novel by French writer Pierre Boule. The characters and the plot of The Bridge on the River Kwai are fictional, ... hunger and abuse. The movie-makers toned down much of the brutality that actually took place when British PoWs were forced by their Japanese captors to build a railway bridge over the River Kwai ...

  6. News - World - SYRIA

    As many as 100 killed in Syrian regime air strike on crowded gas station

    Posted Sep 21st 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Damascus Rebels down helicopter as UN plots peace plan At least 30 people, and as many as 100, were killed in Syria's northern Raqqa province yesterday, when government warplanes bombed a gas station crowded with people, said ...

  7. Seized Patriot missiles meant for South Korea

    Posted Dec 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... dock workers who were loading a cargo of anchor chains noticed the ordnance and alerted authorities. Inspections by Finnish defence, police and customs officials found that the Patriot missiles ...

  8. Statue strikes chord of dissent

    Posted Sep 18th 2005, 12:00am by Andrew Salmon

    ... recent events at the park. Last Sunday, 4,000 members of left-wing groups, including the Korean Confederation of Trade Unions, the Korean Teachers and Education Workers Union and Hanchongryon, ...

  9. Migrant worker arrested for blog post

    Posted Jun 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Mimi Lau in Guangzhou mimi.lau@scmp.com A 31-year-old migrant worker in Guangdong's Zhongshan city has been arrested in the wake of demonstrations by migrant workers, which led ... the worker went online on Tuesday evening to accuse police of beating a teenager to death. 'An amazing scene to have up to 1,000 police officers maintaining order,' the worker wrote. ...

  10. American warships docking in HK today

    Posted Jun 19th 2008, 12:00am by Dan Kadison

    ... Dan Kadison The USS Ronald Reagan and other American naval ships will dock in Hong Kong today, unleashing thousands of crew onto the streets for a round of rest and relaxation. A source ... port call means good relations between the Chinese and US militaries. The Kitty Hawk and its battle group docked in April, five months after Beijing turned it away at the last minute. ...




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