ARTICLES RELATING TO UNREST

Thai crisis threatens budget, rice scheme

2014-02-07 13:52

Thailand's inability to form a new government has left the country facing a slow-burn budget crisis, with a costly rice-buying scheme close to collapse.

Bahrain hoping for big crowd

2013-02-19 09:12

Bahrain Formula 1 GP organisers are hoping for a big turnout for the race scheduled for April despite continued violent unrest and political turmoil.

Syria steps up cluster bomb attacks - HRW

2012-10-23 19:11

Human Rights Watch has accused Syria of stepping up its use of internationally banned cluster bombs despite assertions by Damascus that it is not deploying the munitions at all.

Slow change blamed for unrest

2012-09-04 15:15

South Africans are slowly getting fed up with the pace of economic change and want to see a real positive impact on their day-to-day lives.

Bollywood star angers party

2010-02-10 19:07

Hindu nationalist mobs have rampaged through India's cultural centre in protest at Bollywood superstar Shahrukh Khan's comments in support of Pakistani cricketers.

Attacks spread in Xinjiang

2009-09-11 11:03

Needle attacks have spread to new cities in Xinjiang, although once again the assaults appear to be a mix of real and imagined.

China unrest: Appeal for help

2009-09-07 09:47

An exile group has appealed for UN observers to investigate the deadly ethnic conflict in China's far western city of Urumqi.

 

Egypt unrest may threaten food security

2013-07-11 12:52

Civil unrest and dwindling foreign exchange reserves raise serious food security concerns in Egypt, the United Nations' food agency says.

Amcu witness threatened

2012-11-06 22:15

A witness affiliated to Amcu has been threatened, a union lawyer has told the Farlam Commission of Inquiry.

No staff killed in Nigeria - MTN

2012-09-11 15:35

MTN, slating media reports, has denied that any of its staff had been killed in attacks on telecommunications infrastructure in Northern Nigeria.

Tourists leave Bolivia

2010-08-15 08:48

Most of the foreigners who were trapped in Potosi by a general strike in southern Bolivia have left, a police chief has said.

Needle attacks 'not toxic'

2009-09-14 09:30

Authorities in China's restive Xinjiang region have found nothing toxic in blood samples taken from victims of a wave of needle attacks.

Fresh attacks in Chinese city

2009-09-09 07:18

There has been a fresh wave of needle attacks in recent days despite heavy security in China's tense Urumqi city.

Calm returns to Urumqi

2009-09-06 18:03

Tensions have lifted in China's far western city of Urumqi in turmoil over a spate of needle attacks after two high officials were fired.

 
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