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North Korean, South Korean Delegates Scuffle at UN Meeting in Geneva

Posted March 13th, 2012 at 4:00 am (UTC-5)
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South Korean lawmakers clashed with a North Korean diplomat on Monday outside a United Nations Human Rights Council meeting in Switzerland. The scuffle broke out when a delegation of South Korean politicians approached North Korea’s ambassador to Geneva, So Se-pyong, after he rejected the contents of a U.N. report on human rights abuses by Pyongyang. […]

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Assailant Grabs French President Sarkozy in Brief Scuffle

Posted June 30th, 2011 at 11:20 am (UTC-5)
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A man in a crowd grabbed French President Nicolas Sarkozy by the shoulder on Thursday, nearly knocking him to the ground before being tackled by security officers. The French leader was walking along a crowd barrier in the town of Brax in southwest France and shaking hands when the brief incident occurred. The assailant reached […]

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