CPN-M in no mood to contest polls: Big III
PRAKASH ACHARYA KATHMANDU: Concluding that the Mohan Baidhya-led CPN-Maoist will not join the election process, the three major political parties — UCPN-Maoist, Nepali Congress and CPN-UML — are now focused on bringing the Upendra Yadav-led Madhesi Janaadhikar Forum-Nepal on board the poll process. They did [...]
Farmers Denounce Militarization of Colombian Catatumbo
Bogota, July 16 (Prensa Latina) Farmers in Colombian Catatumbo, in protests for 37 days now, expressed today their concern about the arrival of another 5,000 troops to the area amid government pressure for them to clear totally the roads. “The mobilization will remain until the State reach [...]
150 wounded in Tunisia clashes with police: medic (AFP)
SILIANA, Tunisia — More than 150 people were wounded on Wednesday in a second day of clashes between Tunisian security forces and thousands of protesters in a poor southwestern town, a hospital source told AFP. A doctor at the hospital in Siliana said more than [...]
One protester was killed and four were injured in a clash between police and a group of peasants at a mine owned by the Peruvian subsidiary of Canada’s Barrick Gold, a police spokesperson told Efe Thursday.
“Four were injured and one person was killed, all civilians” in the protest in the northwestern region of Ancash, [...]