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  1. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Students in Myanmar threaten nationwide protests over curbs on freedom

    Posted Nov 18th 2014, 10:39pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Yangon Students in Myanmar threaten mass action Students in Myanmar have threatened to protest nationwide if the government does not amend an education law ... was tightly controlled by the state and all political activities were forbidden. In response to the protests, the Education Ministry issued a statement stating that the law guaranteed academic freedom ...

  2. News - World - TURKEY

    'Yankee, go home!': Turkish protesters rough up US sailors in Istanbul

    Posted Nov 13th 2014, 11:12am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Istanbul Nationalists attack US sailors in Istanbul Anti-American protesters shouting “Yankee, go home!” roughed up three US Navy sailors on Wednesday in Istanbul near where their warship was docked on an inlet of the Bosphorus Strait in the Black Sea. A dozen or more protesters shouted at them, calling them killers and said they should leave Turkey. ...

  3. News - World - BRITAIN

    Police and British Home office sued over intelligence logs on journalists

    Posted Nov 21st 2014, 10:19pm by AP

    ... pages of police intelligence logs noted which protests he covered, who he spoke to and what he wore- all the way down to the colour of his boots. It was, he said, proof of something he had long ... an investigative journalist and a newspaper reporter are filing the lawsuit after obtaining their surveillance records. Parkinson, a 44-year-old freelancer who has covered hundreds of protests, said he ...

  4. News - World - ROMANIA

    New Romanian President Klaus Iohannis wants better ties with West

    Posted Nov 17th 2014, 09:17pm by AP

    ... hours after polls closed, an ashen-faced Ponta conceded defeat. A mass protest transformed into a celebration, as Iohannis waded through thousands gathered in a square where many were shot dead ...

  5. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Protesting Thai reader of Orwell's 1984 dragged off by police in Bangkok

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 03:25am by AP

    ... for reading as a form of protest since the military seized power last month. Handfuls of anti-coup protesters have staged several silent readings of the book in recent weeks, saying its indictment ... pro-democracy groups trying to counter anti-government protesters who obstructed February elections that were later annulled in a controversial court ruling. ...

  6. News - China - PROTESTS

    Street protest leader Wang Aizhong freed after month-long detention

    Posted Jun 26th 2014, 05:40pm by AP

    ... into custody ahead of the 25th anniversary of a bloody crackdown on the Tiananmen Square pro-democracy protests in 1989. Authorities had sought to block any commemoration of the event. Many activists ...

  7. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippine group protests against China's project on Spratly Islands

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 03:54pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Manila Demonstrators in Manila voice anger over work on Spratly Islands Protest over China's reef project Members of a political party allied with Philippine President Benigno Aquino marked the country's Independence Day yesterday by protesting against China's moves to reclaim land on the Spratly Islands in the South China Sea, where the two ...

  8. News - World - MEXICO

    Circus performers protest in Mexico City over ban on the use of animals

    Posted Jun 11th 2014, 09:27pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Mexico City Performers say Mexico City measure will destroy hundreds of jobs Circus protest over ban on animals More than 1,000 acrobats, clowns and other circus employees have marched through central Mexico City in protest at a ban on animals in circuses. There can be no lions or tigers or bears, not even dogs or horses, in circus rings under a law passed ...

  9. News - World - TURKEY

    Turkish riot police use tear gas on protesters in Istanbul, Ankara

    Posted Jun 01st 2014, 05:45am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Istanbul Turkish riot police use tear gas on protesters Turkish riot police yesterday fired tear gas and water cannon at hundreds of protesters in Istanbul and Ankara ... when police fired tear gas at the crowd, which quickly scattered. Some 25,000 police officers and up to 50 anti-riot water cannon vehicles were deployed around the city ahead of the protests ...

  10. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thousands of Thai soldiers and police out in force to deter protest

    Posted Jun 01st 2014, 01:33pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Bangkok Hundreds continue to defy junta by taking to the streets of Bangkok to condemn coup Huge show of force quashes protests Thailand's junta deployed thousands of security forces on the streets of Bangkok yesterday to thwart another round of small-scale protests denouncing last month's military coup. Hundreds of demonstrators came out and several were ...




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