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Angola: Riot Police Urged to Raise Organisation in Fight Against Crimes

Luanda — Riot police have been urged to stand out with a high level of organisation, discipline, domain of techniques and police tactics for an effective fight against crime and guarantee of order and public tranquillity, Angop has learnt. The … Continue reading

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Athens’ Christmas tree gets police guard

(AFP) ATHENS — The Christmas tree adorning the Athens city centre will be given a 24-hour police guard after its predecessor was burned to a crisp during youth riots last year, police said on Friday.

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Greece running out of patience with anarchy

Friday, 11 December 2009 Demonstrations in Greece are a near-daily affair, and like the Greeks, they often turn testy. But in the past week, with Athens gripped by a spasm of violence which left the ancient capital bruised and the … Continue reading

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Anti-WTO anarchy claims an unintended victim

GENEVA In a frantic rage last weekend, anarchist protesters broke shop windows, attacked a Starbucks cafe and set fire to at least four cars to demonstrate their opposition to a World Trade Organization conference.

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Special armed forces act to be more humane

New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) The Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) for counter-insurgency operations in Jammu and Kashmir and the northeastern states is being reviewed but cannot be repealed, a top home ministry official said Tuesday.

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‘U2’ Rock Group Wastes as Much Energy as Round-Trip to Mars

U2’s desire to save the planet has been rather undermined by the revelation that the band have a carbon footprint big enough to fly them to Mars and back.

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Democracy so good, many prefer Stalinism:

HOMESICK FOR A DICTATORSHIP Majority of Eastern Germans Feel Life Better under Communism By Julia Bonstein Glorification of the German Democratic Republic is on the rise two decades after the Berlin Wall fell. Young people and the better off are … Continue reading

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