Political Violence

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Name: Political Violence
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 4 reports

Bomb Kills Three including Police Official in Pakistan’s Krachi

A bomb killed Pakistani local police official along with two other people in the port city of Karachi on Thursday."The blast killed police official Shafiq Tanoli and two others," senior local police official Tanvir Ahmad Tunio told AFP.The explosion took ... [Published Al Manar TV - 8 hours ago]
Entities: Bomb, Police, Pakistan
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Ghana’s democracy still fragile – IDEG

The Institute for Democratic Governance (IDEG) has released a statement as part of its Civic Forum Initiative warning that Ghana’s democracy faces five key challenges that threaten “its stability, peace and sustainability.”The statement mentioned the ... [Published GhanaHomePage - 3 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Security ministers in Cape Town to ensure peaceful elections

Cape Town - Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa is leading a team of security cluster ministers on a visit to election hotspots in the Western Cape in a bid to ensure stability ahead of the May 7 national elections.The delegation, that met with the Western ... [Published SAnews.gov.za - 4 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

NATIONAL - Head of young suicide bomber recovered

KARACHI- Police claimed to have recovered head of an alleged suicide bomber who killed police officer Shariq Tanoli and three others in Karachi earlier today.“We have found upper part of head of the bomber aged between 22 and 25 years. The attacker had ... [Published The Nation Pakistan - 6 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Uganda least risky for business in East Africa, says global report

Kampala-The ongoing legal and regulatory reforms mostly in the oil and financial sectors are making it less risky to do business in Uganda, drawing investors’ attention to the country, according to a global risk survey released recently by global risk ... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - 16 hours ago]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated 16 hours ago - 2 reports

Thai PM given time to put up defense

BANGKOK Thailand s Constitutional Court on Wednesday gave crisis-mired Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra more time to submit her defence against allegations of abuse of power which could see her removed from office.The premier, who is facing a cascade ... [Published Manila Standard Today - Apr 23 2014]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Egypt jails 19 anti-govt. protesters

An Egyptian court has sentenced 19 anti-government protesters to ten years in prison each, judicial sources say. This comes as a court in Tanta city in the province of al-Gharbiya found the defendants guilty of organizing street protests and provoking ... [Published Press tv - 23 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

RMG export tax slashed

Tax on otherexports has been reduced by 0.2 percent.The National Board of Revenue(NBR) announced the cuts on Wednesday, a day before the first anniversary ofBangladesh’s worst industrial disaster that killed over 1,130 people, mostly RMGworkers.Bangladesh ... [Published Bdnews24.com - 23 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

BEAZLEY : expands US terrorism underwriting capabilities with new appointments

Beazley expands US terrorism underwriting capabilities with new appointmentsLucy Straker and Joseph Gilliland join the New York PCG underwriting team New York, 23 April 2014Specialist insurer Beazley has expanded its US terrorism underwriting capabilities, ... [Published 4 Traders - 22 hours ago]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

Syria: when representational violence is as ruthless as political violence

Our representations of what happens in Syria contribute to the ongoing violence. The rhetoric allows the self-nominated international community to rationalise an ongoing structure of suffering, done with the best of intentions. The way violence in Syria ... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

KZN government ups security for elections

– The KwaZulu-Natal government says political violence will not be tolerated on election day. A security plan is in place to deal with possible flare-ups. eNCAWEMBEZI - Political parties, representatives from the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) ... [Published ENCA - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Political risk grows across BRICS countries

ByEmail AuthorPolitical risk is at the top of the news agenda following the turmoil in Ukraine and sanctions against Russia. So it is timely that Aon Risk Solutions has unveiled its 2014 Political Risk Map. However, it is not just Russia that has been ... [Published Commercial Risk Europe - Apr 22 2014]

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"The blast killed police official Shafiq Tanoli and two others" senior local police official Tanvir Ahmad Tunio told AFP
"The blast killed police official Shafiq Tanoli and three others and  wounded 15 others including Tanoli's three guards" senior local police  official said
...  Maoist cadre apparently targeted the minibus in haste when they "mistook those travelling in [it] . . . for security forces" .  It's true that security forces, fearing for their lives, often prefer to travel in civilian vehicles alongside civilians, and they even keep changing...
...who travelled to Syria to deliver food, said clarity was needed about how people could provide humanitarian help while staying within the law. "What is the legal framework – that is what we need some clarity on. It's very ambiguous, the goalposts keep changing" he said

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Suicide blast, airstrike kill 20 in Pakistan [Published Arab News - 1 hour ago]
Ghana’s democracy still fragile – IDEG [Published GhanaHomePage - 3 hours ago]
Bomb blasts Karachi market, kills policeman, 3 ... [Published Daily Messenger - 4 hours ago]
Security ministers in Cape Town to ensure peace... [Published SAnews.gov.za - 4 hours ago]
NATIONAL - Head of young suicide bomber recovered [Published The Nation Pakistan - 6 hours ago]
Bomb Kills Three including Police Official in P... [Published Al Manar TV - 8 hours ago]
Bomb kills four in Pakistan's Karachi: police |... [Published Nile International - 9 hours ago]
Pakistan Bomb Kills Four, Including Ex-Police O... [Published Radio Free Europe - 9 hours ago]
Pakistan: Bomb kills four in Pakistan's Karachi... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 10 hours ago]
Pakistan: Bomb kills three in Pakistan's Karach... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 10 hours ago]
Bomb Kills Three in Pakistan's Karachi [Published Naharnet - 10 hours ago]
Kenya: “We Were Sent to Kill You” : Gang Attack... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 11 hours ago]
HIJACKERS OF THE ELECTORAL PROCESS: Maoists or ... [Published MRzine - 12 hours ago]
Vociferous Wednesdays: Nkandla is here to stay [Published Daily Maverick - 14 hours ago]
Uganda least risky for business in East Africa,... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - 16 hours ago]
Who is Nyako Speaking For? [Published This Day Online - 16 hours ago]
Stop your sons joining war in Syria, urges Metr... [Published Guardian.co.uk - 17 hours ago]
Abhijit Mukherjee, Mannan Hossein on sticky wicket [Published Times of India - 17 hours ago]
Maliki Looks to Iraq’s Oil Gusher for Election ... [Published Bloomberg - 18 hours ago]
SYRIZA΄s preparation for elections upset again [Published eKathimerini.com - 20 hours ago]
Shadow MP Warns Against Provocative Politics [Published AllAfrica.com - 21 hours ago]
Beazley expands US terrorism underwriting capab... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - 21 hours ago]
Reconciliation requires honest debate [Published Times of Zambia - 21 hours ago]
Great Idea, Ibrahim Hooper! [Published Solsticewitch13's BOS - 22 hours ago]
BEAZLEY : expands US terrorism underwriting cap... [Published 4 Traders - 22 hours ago]
Egypt jails 19 anti-govt. protesters [Published Press tv - 23 hours ago]
RMG export tax slashed [Published Bdnews24.com - 23 hours ago]
News Analysis: Palestinian unity gov't deal com... [Published Individual.com - Apr 23 2014]
On the death of Gabriel García Márquez [Published Crooked Timber - Apr 23 2014]
MEC: KZN cop deployment ‘temporary’ [Published IOL - Apr 23 2014]
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Pakistan: Bomb kills four in Pakistan's Karachi... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 10 hours ago]
Source: Agence France-PresseCountry: Pakistan 04/24/2014 06:12 GMT KARACHI, April 24, 2014 (AFP) - A bomb targeting a local police official killed at least four people and wounded 15 others in Pakistan's port city of Karachi on Thursday, police said. ...
Pakistan: Bomb kills three in Pakistan's Karach... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 10 hours ago]
Source: Agence France-PresseCountry: Pakistan 04/24/2014 04:55 GMT KARACHI, April 24, 2014 (AFP) - A bomb targeting a local police official killed at least three people in Pakistan's port city of Karachi on Thursday, police said. The explosion took ...
Kenya: “We Were Sent to Kill You” : Gang Attack... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 11 hours ago]
Source: Human Rights WatchCountry: Kenya (Nairobi, April 24, 2014) – Kenyan authorities failed to investigate adequately a spate of organized gang attacks on western villages during and after the March 2013 elections, Human Rights Watch said in a report ...
Great Idea, Ibrahim Hooper! [Published Solsticewitch13's BOS - 22 hours ago]
br />!--[if gte mso 9]><![endif]--> Visit our News page Great Idea, Ibrahim Hooper! Ibrahim Hooper, CAIR’s national mouthpiece, certainly picked the wrong personto push around when he tried his usual ...
On the death of Gabriel García Márquez [Published Crooked Timber - Apr 23 2014]
Greg Grandin writes in The Nation : Born in 1927, Gabriel García Márquez was 87 when he died last week. According to his younger brother, Jaime, he had been suffering from complications caused by chemotherapy, which saved his life but accelerated his ...
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Beazley expands US terrorism underwriting capab... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - 21 hours ago]
Simmons College Joins Mount Holyoke and Smith f... [Published PR Newswire - Jan 29 2014]
New Aon terrorism data shows retail and transpo... [Published Auto & Transportation - Jan 28 2014]
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