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  • defiant assad brushes off threat of sanctions

    Defiant Assad Brushes Off Threat Of Sanctions

    World | November 21, 2011 7:24 IST

    Damascus, Nov 21 : Syria on Sunday  brushed off the threat of a civil war and looming Arab League sanctions after a deadline for the regime to stop its lethal crackdown on protesters expired with

  • 4 killed 800 injured in egypt

    4 Killed, 800 Injured In Egypt

    World | November 21, 2011 7:19 IST

    Cairo, Nov 21 : Thousands of protesters on Sunday  clashed with riot police for the control of the iconic Tahrir Square here with violence spreading to three other cities, leading to the death of four

  • police occupy protesters head for oregon showdown

    Police, Occupy Protesters Head For Oregon Showdown

    World | November 13, 2011 19:30 IST

    Portland, Oregon, Nov 13: Anti-Wall Street protesters and their supporters flooded a city park area in Portland early Sunday in defiance of an eviction order, and authorities elsewhere stepped up pressure against the demonstrators, arresting

  • more than 100 tibetan protesters detained in nepal

    More Than 100 Tibetan Protesters Detained In Nepal

    World | November 01, 2011 21:19 IST

    Katmandu, Nov 1: Nepalese police detained more than 100 Tibetan exiles on Tuesday who had gathered to pray for nine Tibetans who set themselves on fire to protest against Chinese rule.About 400 Tibetans, including 150

  • at least 40 killed in yemen unrest today protesters

    At Least 40 Killed In Yemen Unrest Today : Protesters

    World | September 24, 2011 20:26 IST

    Sanaa, Sept 24: At least 40 people, among them dissident soldiers, were killed in violence that rocked Yemen's capital today, an activist from the protest organising committee told AFP.“More than 40 people were killed on

  • yemeni truce breached by shelling 16 dead

    Yemeni Truce Breached By Shelling, 16 Dead

    World | September 22, 2011 8:18 IST

    Sanaa, Sept 22 : Yemeni government forces on Wednesday fired mortars at tens of thousands of mourners at funerals held for protesters killed in clashes and attacked an opposition base, shattering a cease-fire negotiated a

  • kudankulam protesters call off 11 day fast

    Kudankulam Protesters Call Off 11-Day Fast

    India | September 21, 2011 21:33 IST

    Chennai, Sept 21: The 11-day-old fast by locals demanding the scrapping of the Kudankulam nuclear power project was called off on Wednesday after Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa agreed for a cabinet resolution to

  • crowd at ramlila maidan dwindles as protesters go back to

    Crowd At Ramlila Maidan Dwindles As Protesters Go Back To Work

    India | August 23, 2011 19:24 IST

    New Delhi, Aug 23: The end of an extended weekend saw the crowd of protesters at Ramlila Maidan, where Anna Hazare is on an indefinite fast, dwindling on Tuesday. While the past three days saw

  • syrian forces kill 31 after friday rallies

    Syrian Forces Kill 31 After Friday Rallies

    World | August 21, 2011 8:03 IST

    Nicosia, Aug 20 : Syrian forces killed 31 protesters after weekly Friday prayers as tens of thousands flooded streets to demonstrate against the regime of President Bashar al-Assad, a new toll showed.The Syrian Observatory for

  • anti austerity protesters clash with police in greece

    Anti-Austerity Protesters Clash With Police In Greece

    World | June 15, 2011 20:00 IST

    Athens, Jun 15: Hundreds of protesters clashed with riot police in central Athens Wednesday as a major anti-austerity rally degenerated into violence outside Parliament, where the struggling government was to seek support for new cutbacks

  • 32 dead in syrian crackdown on protesters

    32 Dead In Syrian Crackdown On Protesters

    World | June 11, 2011 13:34 IST

    Beirut, Jun 10: Syrian forces shelled a town in the country's restive north and opened fire on scattered protests nationwide, killing at least 32 people today, activists said. Hundreds of Syrians streamed across the border

  • protesters demand immediate resignation of saleh in yemen

    Protesters Demand Immediate Resignation Of Saleh In Yemen

    World | April 25, 2011 13:28 IST

    Sanaa (Yemen), Apr 25:  Deep divisions within Yemen's opposition appeared to doom an Arab proposal for the president to step down within a month, raising the prospect of more bloodshed and instability in a nation

  • yemeni police kill three wound more ahead of talks

    Yemeni Police Kill Three, Wound More Ahead Of Talks

    World | April 20, 2011 8:08 IST

    Sanaa, Apr 19 : Three people were shot dead in Yemen today—one a passer-by—as security forces opened fire to disperse protesters calling for the ouster of embattled President Ali Abdullah Saleh.The latest killings came as

  • protesters return to cairo s tahrir square 2 killed

    Protesters Return To Cairo's Tahrir Square, 2 Killed

    World | April 09, 2011 19:04 IST

    Cairo, Apr 9: At least two people were killed and scores wounded today when Egyptian military stormed the capital's Tahrir Square to clear the protesters, signalling that the bonhomie between them had turned sour in

  • 22 syrian protesters killed rights activist

    22 Syrian Protesters Killed: Rights Activist

    World | April 09, 2011 7:59 IST

    Damascus, Apr 8: At least 22 protesters were killed today as anti-regime demonstrations and clashes with security forces raged around Syria, the head of the National Organisation for Human Rights said."We have the names of

  • swami ramdev joins protesters at jantar mantar

    Swami Ramdev Joins Protesters At Jantar Mantar

    India | April 08, 2011 17:46 IST

    New Delhi/Mumbai, Apr 8: Yoga guru Baba Ramdev has come out in full support of Anna Hazare's agitation against corruption. Joining the protesters at Jantar Mantar, Baba Ramdev raised a battle cry for hanging the

  • libyan protesters defiant after gadhafi speech

    Libyan Protesters Defiant After Gadhafi Speech

    World | February 23, 2011 17:26 IST

    Cairo, Feb 23:  New videos posted by Libya's opposition show anti-government protesters raising the pre-Moammar Gadhafi flag on a building outside Tripoli and lining up cement blocks to defend themselves on a square inside the

  • bodies of protesters litter tripoli streets

    Bodies Of Protesters Litter Tripoli Streets

    World | February 22, 2011 21:25 IST

    Cairo, Feb 22: The bodies of slain protesters littered the streets of neighborhoods in the Libyan capital Tuesday and frightened residents hunkered down in their homes as forces loyal to Moammar Gadhafi sought to crush

  • bahrain troops shoot at protesters

    Bahrain Troops Shoot At Protesters

    World | February 18, 2011 22:40 IST

    Manama, Feb 18: Bahraini troops shot at protesters near Pearl Square on Friday and wounded many, a former Shi'ite lawmaker said, a day after police forcibly cleared a protest camp from the traffic circle in

  • protesters scuffle with military in tahrir square

    Protesters Scuffle With Military In Tahrir Square

    World | February 13, 2011 19:12 IST

    Cairo, Feb 13: The Egyptian military today tried to wrest control of the now iconic Tahrir Square, removing hundreds of tents and barricades from the central site of the Egyptian revolution, but met with stiff