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Thai protesters scale back rallies – Deutsche Welle

Deutsche WelleOpposition protesters in Thailand have been dismantling barricades in the capital, Bangkok, in the wake of renewed violence. A city park is becoming the focus for rallies aimed at bringing down the government. Anti-government protesters’ tents are set up …Thailand protesters retreatIndependent OnlineThai Protesters Scale Back DemonstrationsVoice of AmericaThai tensions ease… for nowiAfrica.comReuters –Washington […]

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Thai protesters retreat but crisis ‘not over’ – Channel News Asia

Channel News AsiaTensions eased in Thailand’s strife-hit capital on Saturday after protesters abandoned their attempted “shutdown” of Bangkok, but the move was seen as only a temporary reprieve for the kingdom’s embattled premier. PHOTOS. A city street cleaner scrapes off …Bangkok boating lake park becomes focus of protestsReutersThai Protesters to Scale Back Bangkok GatheringsABC NewsKerry […]

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Jailed Venezuela protest leader mocks Maduro’s talks – Reuters

ReutersCARACAS (Reuters) – Jailed Venezuelan protest leader Leopoldo Lopez scoffed on Friday at President Nicolas Maduro’s efforts to open talks with opponents and businessman after a month of demonstrations and violence that have killed at least 17 people.Gov. Scott: Obama ‘doing the wrong thing’ by not pushing for Venezuela sanctionsMiamiHerald.comMaduro Urges Negotiations as Venezuela Death […]

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Hollande: France Seeks to Preserve CAR Unity – Voice of America

Voice of AmericaFrench President Francois Hollande visited the Central African Republic Friday, and pledged to help hold the war-torn country together amid a wave of sectarian violence. Mr. Hollande met with French peacekeeping troops and C.A.R. transitional President …Hollande calls for unity in CARThe HinduFrance striving to stop Central African Republic split, Hollande saysswissinfo.chCentral African […]

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Fresh violence in Venezuela as protestors refuse to be bought off by president’s … – Daily Mail

Daily MailViolence swept through the streets of Venezuelan capital Caracas yesterday as anti-government protesters rioted over President Nicolas Maduro’s attempt to buy them off with a six-day long-weekend. Hundreds of students rallied in the city’s eastern suburbs …Tensions between pro- and anti-govt activists in ​VenezuelaRTVenezuela student protest in Caracas ends in clashesBBC NewsVenezuela spies held […]

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Man arrested in triple stabbing in Lynnwood – The Seattle Times (blog)

The Seattle Times (blog)UPDATE 10:55 a.m. | A 23-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the stabbings at the mobile home park. Snohomish County sheriff’s spokesman Shari Ireton wrote in a news release: “A 23 year-old man has been arrested for domestic violence in …3 roommates stabbed in Lynnwood; suspect arrestedKOMO News3 roommates stabbed […]

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Venezuelan president calls for end to violence – USA TODAY

USA TODAYCARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro called for dialogue and an end to violence as he opened a peace conference intended to end nearly a month of protests that have claimed 15 lives and left scores wounded in the South …Venezuela arrests more intelligence agents in protesters’ deathsFox News LatinoVenezuela protests ‘have killed […]

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Abbott, Houston DA announce domestic violence sweep – Houston Chronicle

Houston ChronicleIt was the kind of violent display that landed Blake on Harris County’s Most Wanted Fugitives list and brought Texas Attorney General and gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott to Houston Wednesday. Abbott announced that 31 fugitives wanted for domestic …Texas Attorney General’s Office, Houston-Area Law Enforcement Complete joint …Your Houston News all 7 news articles […]

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Pope calls for calm and dialogue amid Venezuela unrest – Reuters

ReutersCARACAS (Reuters) – Pope Francis called on Wednesday for an end to violence in Venezuela that has killed at least 13 people and urged politicians to take the lead in calming the nation’s worst unrest for a decade. Both political camps were demonstrating in …Pope Francis Calls for ‘Sincere Dialogue’ in VenezuelaVoice of AmericaVenezuela Hosts […]

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Memphis mayor traveling to anti-violence meeting focusing on young African … – Memphis Commercial Appeal

Memphis mayor traveling to anti-violence meeting focusing on young African …Memphis Commercial AppealOther featured panelists include the mayors of Milwaukee, Oakland, Calif. and Tacoma, Wash. Even as overall crime rates drop, violent crime remains a problem here. Property crime declined 20 percent in Memphis between 2002 and 2011, according to a … and more …read […]

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Can Venezuela’s socialist government survive wave of protests? – CNN

CNN(CNN) — Student protesters pack the streets. Violence surges. Tear gas billows. Opposition leaders and government officials blame each other for the unrest, and both sides show no sign of backing down. No matter who you believe, it’s clear that tensions are …Venezuelan opposition leader shifts tacticsUSA TODAYProtests against Maduro unite Venezuela’s fractured oppositionChristian Science […]

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Dallas County family violence case against Judge Carlos Cortez dropped – Dallas Morning News (blog)

Dallas Morning News (blog)Cortez and his lawyers questioned Strother’s motives, criticized the police investigation and said the case was trumped up by people with a political agenda, including The Dallas Morning News. The two-term Democrat is up for re-election this year and …Dallas judge cleared of assault says videos prove his credibilityFOX 4 NewsDallas PD […]

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Rapid changes in Ukraine: What they mean – Washington Post

Washington PostKIEV, Ukraine — A frenzy of shuttle diplomacy and hard compromises produced what may be a breakthrough in Ukraine’s 3-month-old political standoff, a crisis that this week prompted the deadliest violence in the country’s modern history. Protesters remain …Ukraine’s fragile peace: how it was brokered and what it meansTelegraph.co.ukParliament moves to release former Ukrainian […]

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UN chief calls for 3000 more troops in violence-hit Central African Republic – – Associated Press of Pakistan

Associated Press of PakistanUNITED NATIONS, Feb 21 (APP): UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has urged the international community to urgently send another 3,000 troops and police to the Central African Republic (CAR) in an effort to stop violence between Christians and Muslims …Ban Ki-moon: 3000 more troops needed in Central African RepubliceuronewsUN chief sees CAR crisis […]

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Dozens Dead in Ukraine as Fresh Violence Flares in Kiev – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalAs sirens wailed through Kiev’s narrow streets, top European diplomats shuttled between Mr. Yanukovych and opposition leaders late into the night, pushing for fresh elections to pull the country back from the brink. As violence reignited in Kiev …Converts Join With Militants in Kiev ClashNew York TimesWorld’s Outrage Grows As Death Toll Rises […]

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Egbert Souse’s Bar, Shooting Plagued, City Of Oakland Reach Agreement

Egbert Souse’s Bar, the shooting-plagued establishment on the corner of Piedmont Avenue and Mac Arthur Blvd, and the City of Oakland’s City Attorney Barbara Parker have reached an agreement that was announced just 15 minutes ago by that office. Here’s the press release announcement: City Attorney Barbara Parker and Piedmont Avenue bar reach agreement to […]

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Fresh violence mars truce, talks in Ukraine – CNN

CNNKiev, Ukraine (CNN) — A shaky truce crumbled in Kiev on Thursday morning, with gunfire erupting at Maidan, or Independence Square, which has been ground zero for anti-government protesters. As security forces were moving away from the area, a group of …Ukraine crisis: Renewed Kiev assault on protestersBBC NewsUkraine standoff continues amid shaky truceUSA TODAYUkraine […]

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Violence in Ukraine Creates Deepening Clash Between East and West – New York Times

New York TimesProtesters on Wednesday burned documents after trying to take over a government office in Ternopil, Ukraine. The violence in the country has killed at least 25 people this week. Rostyslav Kovalchuk/Reuters. MOSCOW — The two sides in what is developing …Ukraine crisis: President and opposition agree truceBBC NewsWestern leaders express concern over mounting […]

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Ukraine President Yanukovych sacks army chief amid crisis – BBC News

BBC NewsUkrainian President Viktor Yanukovych has sacked the head of the armed forces, Col Gen Volodymyr Zamana, according to the president’s website. The move comes after the most intense violence in Ukraine’s three-month crisis turned Kiev into a battle zone.Ukraine protesters stand ground as European, US leaders discuss sanctionsCNNUkraine president fires military chief amid calls […]

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EU calls meeting of bloc’s 28 foreign ministers on Ukraine violence, weighing … – Fox News

Fox NewsBRUSSELS – The European Union is calling an extraordinary meeting of foreign ministers to decide the 28-nation bloc’s reaction including possible sanctions to the recent escalation of violence in Ukraine. European Commission President Jose Manuel …Polish PM Tusk calls for EU sanctions on UkraineReutersEU calls extraordinary meeting of bloc’s 28 foreign ministers on Ukraine […]

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Kiev Protesters Set Square Ablaze to Thwart Police – New York Times

New York TimesKIEV, Ukraine — With hundreds of riot police officers advancing from all sides after a day of deadly mayhem here in the Ukrainian capital, antigovernment protesters mounted a final desperate and seemingly doomed act of defiance late on Tuesday evening …Ukraine President Threatens Opposition Amid Civil War WarningBloombergUkraine crisis: Renewed Kiev assault on […]