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Iranian Protesters Storm British Diplomatic Compounds in Tehran

Posted November 29th, 2011 at 1:50 pm (UTC-5)
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Iranian protesters have stormed two British diplomatic compounds in Tehran in response to Britain’s new economic sanctions against Iran. The sanctions were imposed over Iran’s suspected nuclear weapons program. Protesters Tuesday broke windows, scattered documents and pulled down a British flag at the embassy in central Tehran. They also looted a portrait of Britain’s Queen […]

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Iranian Protesters Storm British Diplomatic Compounds in Tehran

Posted November 29th, 2011 at 12:50 pm (UTC-5)
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Iranian protesters have stormed two British diplomatic compounds in Tehran in response to Britain’s new economic sanctions against Iran. Protesters Tuesday broke windows, scattered documents and pulled down a British flag at the embassy in central Tehran. They also looted a portrait of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth. Outside, protesters chanted “Death to Britain” and set fire […]

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Iranian Protesters Storm British Diplomatic Compounds

Posted November 29th, 2011 at 12:25 pm (UTC-5)
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Iranian protesters have stormed two British diplomatic compounds in Tehran in response to Britain’s new economic sanctions against Iran. Protesters Tuesday broke windows, scattered documents and pulled down a British flag at the embassy in central Tehran. They also looted a portrait of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth. Outside, protesters chanted “Death to Britain” and set fire […]

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Iranian Protesters Storm Two British Compounds

Posted November 29th, 2011 at 11:05 am (UTC-5)
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Iranian protesters have stormed two British diplomatic compounds in Tehran in response to Britain’s new economic sanctions against Iran. Protesters Tuesday broke windows, scattered documents and pulled down a British flag. They also looted a portrait of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth at one of the sites. Outside, protesters chanted “death to Britain.” The British Foreign Office […]

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Iranians Storm British Embassy

Posted November 29th, 2011 at 9:50 am (UTC-5)
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Iranian protesters have stormed the British embassy in Tehran in response to Britain’s new economic sanctions against Iran for its suspected program to develop nuclear weapons. Iranians scattered embassy documents, threw stones, broke windows and replaced the British flag with an Iranian one Tuesday. The rioters also looted a portrait of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth. Outside […]

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Malaysian Marchers Protest Bill Banning Street Rallies

Posted November 29th, 2011 at 4:55 am (UTC-5)
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Hundreds of Malaysians took to the streets Tuesday to protest a proposed ban on street rallies. The demonstrators marched to the parliament building in Kuala Lumpur ahead of a vote on a bill called the Peaceful Assembly Act, saying the measure is an assault on free speech. The bill would allow public gatherings in places […]

South Koreans Continue Street Potests Against FTA

Posted November 26th, 2011 at 11:15 pm (UTC-5)
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At least 2,000 people gathered in South Korea’s capital late Saturday to protest parliament’s ratification of a free trade agreement with the United States. Demonstrators in Seoul held lit candles and chanted slogans against the deal which they feel will hurt South Koreans, especially farmers and small retailers. Protesters clashed with police in the city’s […]

Portuguese Protest Strike Disrupts Rail Service, Flights Cancelled

Posted November 24th, 2011 at 6:40 am (UTC-5)
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Rail service was disrupted and dozen of flights cancelled in Portugal on Thursday as union workers staged a nationwide day-long strike to protest austerity measures adopted in return for an international bailout. The country’s two largest trade unions representing more than 1 million workers planned to hold more than 30 marches. The strike was also […]

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Portuguese Workers to Stage General Strike Thursday

Posted November 23rd, 2011 at 10:20 pm (UTC-5)
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Portuguese workers will stage a general strike Thursday to protest the government’s tough austerity measures imposed by the European Union. The country’s two largest trade unions representing more than 1 million workers plan to hold more than 30 marches. The strike is expected to disrupt transport and other public services, including schools and hospitals, throughout […]

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Bahrain Government Admits to Excessive Force Against Protesters

Posted November 21st, 2011 at 3:30 pm (UTC-5)
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The government in Bahrain has admitted that excessive force was used earlier this year against pro-democracy demonstrators and says 20 officers are being prosecuted for the crackdown. More than 40 people were reported killed in March when security forces, aided by troops from Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, drove anti-government protesters out of […]

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