Eight injured during clashes in Halkidiki
Seven policemen and one female protester were injured in Skouries in the northern peninsula of Halkidiki on Sunday, during a demonstration against mining activities in the area. According to police, one of the policemen was shot with a carbin and taken to the Polygyros hospital along with the [...]
Social conflict in Latin America sparked by inequality: UNDP report
UNITED NATIONS, April 16 — The Latin American countries with greatest numbers of conflicts are those with broad social inequalities and governments with limited capacity to manage unrest, said a report released on Tuesday in English by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). [...]
25 petrol bombs thrown during riot in Fountain, Derry
About 25 petrol bombs were thrown during rioting in the Fountain area of Londonderry on Friday night, police have said. The trouble broke out at about 19:30 BST with nationalist youths throwing stones in the area. When police arrived, petrol bombs were thrown towards [...]
CPN-Maoist capture private land of Regmi
KATHMANDU, APR 03 – Cadres of CPN-Maoist captured some 35 acres of private land belonging to Interim Election Council Chairman Khil Raj Regmi in Bardiya. A team led by CPN-Maoist District Secretary Drabya Sah ‘Suman’ seized the land and hoisted the party flag on Tuesday midnight.
According to Suman, [...]
Protesters Demonstrate for 2nd Night After Police Shooting
Large crowds demonstrated in Brooklyn for a second straight night to protest the deadly police shooting of 16-year-old Kimani Gray over the weekend, though Tuesday’s march was noticeably more peaceful and subdued. A crowd of about 100 people, some apparently affiliated with the Occupy movement, marched 20 [...]
Experts urge Arab nations to train forces in ‘crowd control’
Defence experts who say many lives could have been saved during Arab uprisings if states used proper crowd control measures sought to tap into a growing market at an Abu Dhabi arms fair. Anti-riot vehicles with sophisticated acoustic repellents have boldly taken their [...]
Rail workers on strike in Khashuri
TBILISI, DFWatch–Around 800 rail workers in Khashuri in central Georgia went on strike Wednesday,demanding increased salaries and to restore benefits which they used to have years ago.
There are no staff available on the railway section between Zestaponi further west and Gori closer to Tbilisi, but Georgian Railway [...]