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Entries from April 2011

UGANDA: Fourth day of violent riots in Kampala

April 30th, 2011 · Comments Off

AFP - Riots broke out Friday in Kampala, killing at least one death, after the fourth arrest in a month of opposition leader Kizza Besigye who leads a protest against the high cost of living, it was learned from sources.
One person died of gunshot wounds and fifty wounded were hospitalized, said a spokesman […]

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SYRIA: The Security Council of the UN fails to adopt a common position

April 27th, 2011 · Comments Off

The Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has expressed Tuesday his "growing concern" about the bloody crackdown against protesters led by Syria, in particular the use of tanks and live ammunition by the forces security.
"We watch what happens very closely and with growing concern," saidBan to press after the discussions of the Security Council devoted […]

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Judo: Teddy Riner champion of Europe of less than 100 kg

April 24th, 2011 · Comments Off

The four-time world champion Teddy Riner was crowned European champion in judo and more than 100 kg flying on ippon in the final in one minute the Hungarian Bor Barna Saturday in Istanbul.
Riner made the 4th gold medal for France with a total of 9 medals (2 silver and 3 bronze).
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HEALTH: The shocking images arrive on cigarette packages in France

April 20th, 2011 · Comments Off

Under the aegis of the Framework Convention of the World Health Organization (WHO) on tobacco control, cigarette packets of photographs adorned often deliberately shocking past ten years.
The location and size of these warnings are the result of tough negotiations, country by country, the tobacco giants who want to promote their brand as […]

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LIGUE 1: European markets and played a fierce struggle to maintain

April 17th, 2011 · Comments Off

While the English league, Spanish, Italian and German (almost) all delivered on behalf of their champion 2011, the Ligue 1 is pending. Lack of quality gaming and regular teams in the top of the table, the championship of France this year offers a suspenseful at all stages - from the title race that for […]

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BELARUS: The suspects of the bombing of Minsk go to confession

April 13th, 2011 · Comments Off

AFP - Belarussian President Alexander Lukashenko said on Wednesday that the suspects arrested had confessed their involvement in the bombing that killed 12 people Monday in Minsk, and ordered to seek sponsor interrogating the opposition, which fears a wave repression.
"The crime was clarified at 0500 (…), they confessed," saidLukashenko to Belarusian television, […]

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EGYPT: Military police dispersed the crowd seeking the ruling Mubarak

April 10th, 2011 · Comments Off

Egyptian military police fired in the air with automatic weapons at dawn Saturday to disperse hundreds of demonstrators who were still on the iconic Tahrir Square in Cairo after a huge rally, witnesses said.
"Elements of the Department of the Interior", supported by civilians have evacuated the "off-the-law" of Tahrir Square, the army […]

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PORTUGAL: Lisbon wants to reassure the markets after raising one billion euros

April 6th, 2011 · Comments Off

The Portuguese state is "able to ensure its financial commitments," said Ministry of Finance on Wednesday, as markets worried about a possible breakdown of funding before significant debt maturities scheduled before mid -June
In a note published shortly after the lifting of one billion euros of debt in the short term, marked by […]

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COTE D'IVOIRE: French Licorne force took control of Abidjan airport

April 3rd, 2011 · Comments Off

AFP - French forces from Operation Licorne took control of Abidjan International Airport, and France sent 300 more troops as reinforcements in Ivory Coast, said Sunday the General Staff of Armed Paris.
"Unicorn, in coordination with ONUCI (UN Operation in Côte d'Ivoire, Ed) took control of the airport Felix Houphouet-Boigny," he told AFP […]

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