Christian protester killed in clashes in Egypt


A Christian protester was killed and dozens others were wounded Wednesday in violent clashes with police that erupted over permission to build a church here. Egyptian police fired tear gas. The 150 demonstrators answered with Molotov cocktails. Read more at CNN.
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Students face police in tuition fee protests

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Lines of police are holding back thousands of student protesters in central London, in a wave of protests against higher tuition fees and university budget cuts. A police van, marooned in the protest on Whitehall, has been attacked. Read more at BBC.

Stampede Kills More Than 300 in Cambodia


Rescuers trawled a muddy river Tuesday for more bodies and Cambodia prepared for a day of mourning following a stampede by thousands of festival-goers which left at least 378 dead and hundreds of injured. The prime minister called it the country’s biggest tragedy since the murderous 1970s reign of the Khmer Rouge. Read more at CBS.

Over 40 hospitalised after inhaling toxic gas in Navi Mumbai


Over 40 people, including children, were today hospitalised with breathing problems after inhaling poisonous ammonia gas which leaked from a tank in a cold storage room of a company in neighbouring Navi Mumbai, police said. The leakage was plugged this afternoon and the situation is now under control, they said, adding an FIR was registered against the management of Naik Oceanic Exports Pvt Ltd under IPC sections 284 (negligent conduct with respect to poisonous substance) and 287 (negligent conduct with respect to machinery). Read more at Times of India.

N. Korea fires on S. Korea, killing 2 and injuring more than a dozen


North Korea fired artillery toward its tense western sea border with South Korea on Tuesday, killing two South Korean marines, the South’s Defense Ministry said. Fifteen other South Korean soldiers were wounded, five of them seriously, defense officials said. Three civilians were injured in the attack. Read more at CNN. is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial License permitting non commercial sharing with attribution. Please read our privacy policy and rules-regulation controlling use of this website.
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