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Hong Kong police arrest 19 in protest clash

Pro-democracy student protesters shout at police in Mong Kok, Hong Kong, early Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014. Pushing and yelling, hundreds of Hong Kong residents tried to force pro-democracy activists from the streets they were occupying Friday as tensions rose in the weeklong protests that have shut down parts of the city. AP Photo

Hong Kong arrested 19 people, some believed to have organized crime ties, during a night of running brawls stretching into Saturday as mobs tried to drive pro-democracy protesters from the streets where they’ve held a weeklong, largely peaceful demonstration.

Posted: October 4th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

10,000 policemen deployed ahead of Aquino’s Sona

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The Philippine National Police (PNP) on Monday deployed 10,000 policemen to secure Metro Manila as President Benigno Aquino III delivers his State of the Nation Address (Sona).

Posted: July 28th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

QC police chief urges Sona protesters to ‘be mature enough’ during rallies


The director of the Quezon City Police District urged protesters during President Aquino’s State of the Nation Address (Sona) on Monday (July 28) to “be mature enough” so as not to create unnecessary trouble or injuries.

Posted: July 23rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Thai army deploys against protesters

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Thailand’s army is deploying thousands of troops and police officers across Bangkok to stop protesters from gathering to rally against the country’s May 22 coup.

Posted: June 1st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

In Mexico, 2,000 protest for drug lord’s release

People march in support of jailed drug boss Joaquin Guzman Loera, "El Chapo" in the city of Culiacan, Mexico, Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014. Hundreds of people marched on the streets of Culiacan, the drug lord's bastion, demanding that Guzman be freed, before they briefly clashed with police who fired tear gas at them. AP

Some 2,000 people demonstrated in support of Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman in his northwestern home state Wednesday, chanting “release him” following his weekend arrest.

Posted: February 27th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »