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Archive | April, 2011

Protest in Peshawar Against U.S. Drone Attacks Led by Imran Khan

Protesters in Peshawar, in northwestern Pakistan, demonstrated on Saturday against U.S. drone attacks on their country. Former cricketer Imran Khan, head of a political party known as Pakistan Movement for Justice, led the protest.

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At Least 120 Dead As Syrian Security Forces Attempt to Suppress Protesters

Syrian security forces shot at tens of thousands of people joining funeral processions Saturday after the bloodiest day of the monthlong uprising against President Bashar Assad. The death toll from two days of violence has risen to at least 120. Two lawmakers and a local religious leader have resigned in disgust over the killings. Syria’s […]

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Gunfire Into Crowds As Protesters Clash With Syrian Forces in Moademieh

Syrian security forces fired bullets and tear gas on pro-democracy demonstrations Friday, killing at least 49 people in the bloodiest day of the uprising against the current regime. AP can not independently verify the content of this video.

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Drones in Libya; Joint Chiefs of Staff General Cartright Denies “Mission Creep”

General James Cartright, Vice -Chair, Joint Chiefs of Staff, disagrees that there is “Mission Creep” in Libya. President Barack Obama has approved the use of armed Predator drone aircraft in Libya to improve the precision of low-level attacks on ground targets, Defense Secretary Robert Gates said Thursday. Drones supported because of lower collateral damage, which […]

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Raw Video: Fierce Firefights Hit Misrata, Libya

Fierce firefights on the streets of central Misrata have been fought over the past few days, as seen in video which has been exclusively obtained by AP Television. Pictures show rebels manning huge guns and firing on Gadhafi forces.

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Yemen Security Force Gunfire Kills At Least Four Protesters

Security forces opened fire on protesters in Yemen Tuesday, killing at least three. And on Wednesday gunmen on motorcycles strafed demonstrators in a port city, Al Hudaydah, killing another, according to an opposition activist. Video shot by someone walking with protesters shows a chaotic scene in Sanaa. Protesters threw stones at government forces, who were […]

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Syrian Forces Shoot Live Ammunition, Tear Gas at Protesters

Syrian security forces opened fire before dawn on Tuesday at hundreds of anti-government protesters staging a sit-in, shooting live ammunition and tear gas. One person was killed and three injured when Syrian security forces shot live ammunition into a crowd of anti- government protesters early Tuesday in the country’s third largest city Homs. Homs is […]

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Raw Video Budapest, Hungary: Unions Protest Austerity in Europe

Tens of thousands of people protested in Budapest on Saturday against austerity measures, as European finance ministers met nearby to defend proposals to defeat the region’s crippling debt crisis. European and local trade unions held a demonstration in Budapest Saturday, April 9, 2011 to protest against austerity measures, which European finance ministers said were unavoidable. […]

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Day of Wrath Protest in Russia

Russian authorities have detained a number of protesters following a “Day of Wrath” rally in Moscow. Protesters called for political reforms, and it was the second time the protest was allowed, according to Russian media reports. Russian opposition activists gathered in downtown Moscow Sunday to hold a sanctioned Day of Wrath rally. ‘Day of Wrath’ […]

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Tens of Thousands of Protesters Gather in Tahrir Square in Cairo

Tens of thousands of protesters gathered on April 8 in downtown Cairo demanding prompt trials for ousted president Hosni Mubarak and his top officials. Several hundred remained in Tahrir Square overnight, defying a curfew. The protesters were dispersed by security forces and troops after clashing. Cairo’s central Tahrir Square was closed to traffic as dozens […]

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