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Anti-government protests continue in Bosnia

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Bosnians have continued their anti-government protests for the fourth consecutive day, calling for the resignation of the government and release of the detainees. Hundreds of people held fresh demonstrations in the capital Sarajevo on Sunday and accused the police of using brute force against protesters. The protesters were also angry with the government’s inability to address the country’s 44... 

UK lawyers to protest legal aid cuts

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Hundreds of British barristers, lawyers and law students are set to attend a protest gathering in London to express their opposition to proposed legal aid cuts. The protest gathering entitled ‘One Bar: One Voice – United for Justice’ has been organized by the Bar Council, which represents legal professions in England and Wales and will be held at Lincoln’s Inn in central London. Legal... 

Bosnia prepares for fresh anti-government protests

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Bosnia and Herzegovina was bracing itself for fresh nationwide rallies on Saturday amid warnings that public anger over the dire economic situation is pushing the country to the brinks. In a TV interview late on Friday, Interior Minister Fahrudin Radoncic cautioned the government that its indifference and inaction could trigger more unrest. He called for a large-scale campaign to uproot corruption... 

Greek state hospital workers go on nationwide strike

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State hospital workers in Greece stage a strike in central Athens to protest at the government’s austerity measures. Greek state hospital doctors, nurses and administrative staff have held a strike to protest the government’s austerity measures which allegedly aim to make the healthcare sector “more efficient.” Hundreds of hospital workers congregated outside the parliament building... 

The French fed up with absurd gay reforms

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A new wave of protest has swept across France. Thousands of people were outraged with the introduction of “ABC of equality ” in educational programs for elementary schools. According to the protesters, the new book causes damage to children’s psyche. The innovation teaches young students that there are practically no differences between men and women. Why does the Elysee Palace downgrade... 

US preparing sanctions against Ukraine

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The United States is preparing to impose financial sanctions on officials and protest leaders in Ukraine amid a political crisis in the country. US congressional aides said Wednesday that US sanctions could be put in place quickly against Ukrainian officials or leaders of the protest movement if violence escalates, Reuters reports. The aides, speaking on the condition of anonymity, said they had discussed... 

Kiev protesters seize Ukraine Justice Ministry building

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A number of anti-government protesters have seized Ukraine’s Justice Ministry, erecting barricades outside the building with rubbish containers. On Sunday, the protesters commandeered the building in the capital Kiev and appeared to encounter no resistance, AFP reported. Tensions remain high in Kiev as talks between the opposition and Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych have stalled. On Sunday,... 

Thousands of French hold anti-Hollande protest in Paris

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Thousands of protesters in France have marched through the capital Paris against the country’s President Francois Hollande. On Sunday, the protesters took to the streets of the city and staged a rally named ‘A Day of Rage’ in order to show their anger at Hollande’s presidency. According to reports, French security forces fired teargas to disperse the protesters who lobbed police with... 

15 die in rival rallies in several Egyptian cities

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At least 15 people have been killed and many others injured during rival rallies held in several Egyptian cities to mark the anniversary of the revolution that overthrew former dictator, Hosni Mubarak. Violence erupted in several Egyptian cities including the capital, Cairo, Giza, Minya and Alexandria on Saturday after supporters and opponents of former president, Mohamed Morsi, staged rival rallies... 

Ukrainian protesters seize ministry building in Kiev

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Anti-government protesters have occupied a government ministry in the capital city of Kiev following the failure of talks between Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich and opposition leaders. According to reports, protesters advanced barricades closer to the presidential headquarters. They also occupied the Agriculture Ministry in the city center. Meanwhile, demonstrators in half a dozen regions of... 

Crisis in the Ukraine: USAID Support for Destabilization of Russia

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Editor’s note: Now that security forces in Ukraine are allegedly shooting protestors, corporate media coverage in the United States will focus on the violence and calls for President Viktor Yanukovich to step aside. The situation in Ukraine, however, is not entirely as the corporate media would have us believe. Wayne Madsen provides a look at the effort by the United States to destabilize not only... 

Ukraine opposition vows 'to go on offensive' if demands not met

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Ukrainian opposition leaders have threatened to “go on the offensive”, if the president does not respond to the demands in the wake of Wednesday’s talks not yielding any results. Meanwhile, rioters remain in central Kiev, causing unrest and damage. “Tomorrow if the president does not respond … then we will go on the offensive,” said Vitaly Klitschko, one of the leaders, addressing... 

No EU country would tolerate Ukraine protest violence at home

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Opposition supporters during clashes with riot police outside Dynamo stadium in Kiev. Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said the violence currently consuming the Ukrainian capital Kiev was in “no small part” being organized from abroad, adding no EU country would accept such disorder within its own borders. “As it turns out, these agitators have not even considered the interests of the Ukrainian... 

Top Russian cleric seeks referendum on banning male homosexuality

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Opponents of non-traditional sexual orientations during a rally of the Heterosexual Alliance for LGBT Rights in the Field of Mars dedicated to the International Day Against Homophobia. Vsevolod Chaplin maintains that gay relations between men pose a threat to the whole of society, but left it for the people to decide on the possible punishment for such actions. The head of the Russian Orthodox Church’s... 

Clashes erupt at Greek anti-EU protests in Athens

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Police and protesters clash in the Greece capital Athens during a demonstration against European Union after the country officially launched its six-month presidency of the bloc. On Wednesday, the protesters clashed with riot police as they were denied to march to the Parliament. The protesters burned the European Union flag to show anger against the bloc, which they blame for the tough austerity... 
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