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2 hrs ago | The China Post

Premier heads to court over March 23 eviction

Premier Jiang Yi-huah yesterday appeared at the Taipei District Court as a defendant against attempted murder charges filed by activists involved in the March 23 attempt to occupy the Executive Yuan.


6 hrs ago | DNA India

Bharatiya Janata Party team visits riot-hit Saharanpur

A six-member Bharatiya Janata Party team on Wednesday visited riot-hit areas of the city and accused the district administration of failing to act against those who instigated the violence.


Related Topix: India, World News

9 hrs ago | OUPblog

On the 95th anniversary of the Chicago Race Riots

On 27 July 1919, a black boy swam across an invisible line in the water. "By common consent and custom," an imaginary line extending out across Lake Michigan from Chicago's 29th Street separated the area where blacks were permitted to swim from where whites swam.


Related Topix: Fire, Chicago Heights, IL

11 hrs ago | Burmanet

The Global Post: Buddhist vigilantes in Myanmar are sparking riots...

There are plots to systematically seduce naive Buddhist girls into converting to Islam.


Related Topix: Burma, Southeast Asia, World News,

12 hrs ago | The Independent

Government making waves on the Mersey

Lord Heseltine is cautiously optimistic over the Coalition's bid to put a regenerated Liverpool at the centre of its target to double exports to A 1 trillion by 2020 Here's a question: what does the Conservative peer Michael Heseltine have in common with the comedian Ken Dodd, trumpeter and television presenter Roy Castle and the Beatles? The ... (more)


Related Topix: Travel, United Kingdom Travel, Europe Travel, Liverpool, United Kingdom Travel, Pop/Rock, The Beatles, Conservatives (UK)

Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Indian Express

Eid gift for this Saharanpur family means child's surgery in Delhi

Curfew was relaxed for a few hours in the morning in the old city area in Saharanpur on Tuesday.


The Stranger

The Topless Young Women Who Fight for Freedom

Some find it distasteful, others think it's sexually exploitative, and others are just against the idea of protesting in general.


Related Topix: Activism

The St. Petersburg Times

One activist and one photographer were arrested at the fifth annual...

Protesters were forced to stay in a fenced-in area on the Field of Mars. Photo: Sergey Chernov / for SPT One activist and one photographer were arrested at the fifth annual St. Petersburg LGBT Pride rally on Saturday, July 26. Nevertheless, the one-hour rally against the discrimination of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people in Russia went ... (more)


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Transgender

Hindustan Times

Sikhs make Eid sweeter for their Muslim workers

Eid passed off peacefully in this riot-hit town famous for its woodwork, and perhaps the likes of Raghubeer Singh and Prabhjot Singh had something to do with it.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Eid ul-Fitr

Police shoot dead dozens of attackers during mob violence in Xinjiang

Armed gang attack a police station in Elixku, Kashgar prefecture, before moving to nearby Huangdi township attacking civilians as they passed Police in Xinjiang shot dead dozens of knife-wielding attackers on Monday morning after they staged assaults on two towns in the westerly Xinjiang region, the official Xinhua news agency said on Tuesday, ... (more)


Related Topix: World News, China, Asia

Fermanagh Today

Remorseful and ashamed' riot teen spared jail

A Co Armagh teenager involved in a loyalist riot has walked free from court after a judge said the case met the test of "highly exceptional circumstances''.


Related Topix: Armagh County, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom,

Asian Correspondent

Sex workers battle authorities in Indonesia's Dolly red light district

A 'karaoke girl' shouts protests against the city government's move to close down the Dolly prostitution complex in Indonesia.


Related Topix: World News, Indonesia

Gateway Pundit

Muslims in Paris Screaming "Allahu Akbar" Attack Police With Rocks and Poles

Pro-Palestinian protesters clash with riot police, right, as clashes erupted at Place de la Republique in Paris, France, during a banned demonstration in support of Gaza, Saturday, July 26, 2014.


Related Topix: France, World News, Israel, Middle East, US News, Conservative Political News

Hindustan Times

Lessons from Saharanpur check politicians from stoking riot fires

Last night, as I roamed around the Old City of Delhi after a satisfying pre-Eid meal, I met a friend of mine who has just come back from riot-hit Saharanpur in Uttar Pradesh.


Related Topix: World News, India, Life, Food, Pudding,

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Feminist Punk Stars Suing Russian Government Over 2012 Imprisonment

Two members of feminist punk group Pussy Riot are taking Russian government officials to the European Court of Human Rights to demand compensation over their imprisonment.


Click Orlando

Residents ask for apology after street party shut down by Orlando police



Gainsborough Today

Retford: 'My warnings were ignored' says MP John Mann following 8 hour prison riot

Chaos ensued at Ranby prison in Retford as prisoners took control of a whole cell block during an eight-hour riot.


Related Topix: United Kingdom, Nottinghamshire County, England,

Weekday Magazine

Pussy Riot Members Seek Compensation From Kremlin

Two former members of the Russian punk performance-art group Pussy Riot are reportedly seeking compensation from the Kremlin for "violation of their rights to freely express their opinions, to personal immunity, and to a fair trial."


The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

Riot police charge on 26th

Mandalay Divisional Information Department announced that the curfew in the city will be shortened with one hour starting on Monday, and residents will be required to stay indoors from 10 pm to 3 am.


DNA India

Uneasy calm in violence-hit Saharanpur, curfew to be relaxed today

Uneasy calm prevailed in violence-hit areas of Saharanpur in Western Uttar Pradesh even as the district administration announced relaxation in curfew for a few hours on Monday.


Related Topix: India, World News