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World Popular Resistance Clippings 21/7/2014

Youth killed in firing during protest against Israel in Kashmir A youth was on Saturday killed in alleged CRPF firing in Kulgam district of Kashmir during protests against Israeli aggression in Gaza Strip. “One youth was killed while another was … Continue reading

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World Popular Resistance Clippings 7/2/2014

Mass protest in Bosnia (Reuters) – Protesters set fire to a government building and clashed with riot police in Bosnia on Friday in a third day of unrest over high unemployment and two decades of political inertia since the country’s … Continue reading

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Niger police chiefs sacked after riot deaths

NIAMEY — Six top police chiefs have been sacked in the wake of clashes between demonstrators and police in which two people were killed in Zinder, Niger’s second city, the government announced Saturday. They include the heads of the police, … Continue reading

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Niger: French State-Owned Company “Poisoning” Poor

Paris — Recent research by Greenpeace suggests that French state-owned company Areva’s public claims of decontamination of populated areas near uranium mines in Niger are false. High radio-activity persists in towns and rural areas near the mines, affecting some 80,000 … Continue reading

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China mining company causes unrest in Niger

The sun-wizened Tuareg women of Azalik have declared war on China. Like their ancestors, they once eked out a living selling dried salts from an ancestral well. Everything changed last year, when the government leased their land to the China … Continue reading

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Insurgents target energy infastructure ( Canada and Nigeria)

Canadian police probe sixth gas pipeline bombing VANCOUVER, British Columbia, July 4 (Reuters) – An explosion damaged a natural gas pipeline in northeast British Columbia on Saturday, the sixth attack on an energy facility in that area of the Canadian … Continue reading

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Nigeria Militants: Will Attack Trans-Sahara Pipe If Built

LONDON (Dow Jones)–A Nigerian militant group on Saturday reiterated that foreign oil companies should leave the Niger Delta and threatened a planned trans-Saharan pipeline project.

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Sahara gas pipeline gets go-ahead

Nigeria, Niger and Algeria have signed an agreement to build a multi-billion dollar pipeline to take Nigerian gas across the Sahara to the Mediterranean.

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Oil above $58 on Nigeria attacks

Oil prices have almost doubled since January Oil prices have risen above $58 a barrel amid fears that attacks on oil facilities in Nigeria could lead to shortages in oil supply. US crude rose by $1.82 to $58.16 a barrel, … Continue reading

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