Democratization

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UN head calls for Ukraine dialogue

Updated 6 minutes agoA lasting settlement in Ukraine will not come through military means, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon says.The rebels have begun a major counter-offensive in recent days that the Ukrainian government and its Western allies claim ... [Published Radio New Zealand - 41 mins ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 17 mins ago - 18 reports

UN rights body to probe IS crimes in Iraq

–The UN Human Rights Council has unanimously agreed to send an emergency mission to Iraq to investigate IslamicState (IS) atrocities, as Baghdad warned the country was "facing a terrorist monster".The 47 members of the United Nations' top rights body ... [Published Yahoo! Maktoob News - 1 hour ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 17 mins ago - 31 reports

Lesotho 'coup': Thomas Thabane wants South Africa troops

Mr Thabane fled to South Africa on Saturday after accusing the army of staging a coup, which it denies.He has been holding crisis talks with South Africa's President Jacob Zuma and other regional officials in Pretoria.Lesotho, a mountain kingdom, has ... [Published Angola Press - 2 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 18 mins ago - 11 reports

TV off, Pak army hands are full

Sept. 1: The Pakistan Army was today busy battling rumours that it had asked Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to take a three-month break and securing the state television headquarters that was stormed by anti-government protesters. The raid marked a dramatic ... [Published Calcutta Telegraph - 18 mins ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 21 mins ago - 30 reports

No deadlines, no solutions

A supporter of Tahir ul-Qadri, a Sufi cleric and leader of Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) party, cheers upon seeing an army commander after fellow supporters stormed the building of the state television channel PTV, during the Revolution March in Islamabad ... [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - 21 mins ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 22 mins ago - 68 reports

Pakistan protesters storm state TV

PAKISTANI soldiers and paramilitary forces secured the headquarters of state broadcaster PTV in Islamabad yesterday, after a crowd of anti-government protesters stormed the building and took the channel off the air.Demonstrators led by opposition leaders ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - 22 mins ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 22 mins ago - 36 reports

Activists confront Beijing official in Hong Kong

HONG Kong pro-democracy legislators disrupted a Beijing official's speech yesterday as he explained a decision announced over the weekend to tightly limit voting reforms for the southern Chinese financial hub.They chanted slogans and held up placards ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - 22 mins ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 27 mins ago - 9 reports

Pakistan crisis deepens, Sharif refuses to quit

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan's political crisis deepened on Monday as army soldiers took control of the state-run television headquarters here after anti-government protesters stormed it and briefly disrupted its broadcast.The protesters have paralyzed Islamabad ... [Published Times of India - 34 mins ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 39 mins ago - 9 reports

Australia prepares to drop weapons to Iraqi fighters

Australian Immigration Minister Scott Morrison announces at a press conference in Sydney on July 25, 2014, that a group of 157 asylum-seekers in custody on the high seas for weeks will be taken to Australia and held until consular officials confirm their ... [Published Surat Basin Online - 40 mins ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 53 mins ago - 51 reports

Will politics stir up an economic storm for Hong Kong?

Hong Kong is bracing for pro-democracy protests after Beijing slammed the door on electoral reforms on Sunday, fanning fears of potential economic fallout in the Asian financial hub. Following a week-long general meeting, the Standing Committee of China's ... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - 53 mins ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 31 reports

Protests in Islamabad has injured more people today. Supporters of Khan attempted to enter the prime minister's official residence.

(Photo : YouTube)Protests in Islamabad has gone more intense today after more than hundreds of people have been injured, both coming from the police and of the opposing group on Saturday.The tension between the supporters of Imran Khan and Tahirul Qadri ... [Published Travelers Today - 2 hours ago]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated 10 hours ago - 63 reports

Imran Khan, Cleric Qadri Booked In Anti-Terror Case Over Pakistan Protests

Fresh clashes were reported from Islamabad's Red Zone today.Islamabad:  Cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan and fiery cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri have been booked under the anti-terrorist act for attempting to attack Pakistan's parliament.The police registered ... [Published NDTV - 10 hours ago]

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...They still need support and prayers from our community," said Suzon Gerstel, president of the Prayer Angels for the Military . "We are also happy to have Chuck Morris helping us."
...way the government is going to amend the constitution to restore parliament's authority to impeach Supreme Court judges is "not right at all" and "not in the interest of the country and the people" , eminent jurist Dr Kamal Hossain said yesterday
"The writ of the state must be enforced. We hope to make a decisive move sometimes later today, not in the evening but even before that," he said. "I personally feel that the next few hours will determine the course of coming events."
Kefauver said that in Wagner's short time in office "he has repeatedly shown utter disdain for working families in the middlemiddle class." He said Small hopes to create legislation that will "level the playing field" for working families, including raising the minimum wage to $10...

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