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Asia

Violence Mars Ramadan Start in Southern Philippines

The Muslim holy month of Ramadan began on a violent note in the southern Philippines where authorities mounted a deadly raid on a suspected pro-Islamic State bomber’s hideout and a family of three was killed in an ambush, officials said Wednesday. Police were dispatched to Datu Salibo town in Maguindanao province to arrest Abu Naim, […]Read More

Asia

Turkey quits European treaty on violence against women

President Tayyip Erdogan pulled Turkey out of an international accord designed to protect women, the government said on Saturday, prompting protests and criticism from those who said it was necessary to tackle rising domestic violence, reported Reuters. The Council of Europe accord, called the Istanbul Convention, pledged to prevent, prosecute and eliminate domestic violence and […]Read More

News

Most Thais fear demonstrations could lead to violence: Nida Poll

A majority of people are concerned the demonstrations by the Free People group at Thammasat University on Aug 10 and at the Democracy Monument on Aug 16 would lead to division and violence in society, according to an opinion survey by the National Institute of Development Administration, or Nida Poll. The poll was conducted on […]Read More

News

Over 70 Injured as Barcelona Protests Turn Violent

Following the arrest and detention on foreign soil of Catalan President Carles Puigdemont, protests broke out in Barcelona, quickly turning violent as riot police attempted to prevent marchers from assembling. At least 79 have been injured, including police. After the Spanish Supreme Court issued a European arrest warrant for Puigdemont last Friday, the popular Catalan […]Read More

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Facebook vows to remove violent threats after Charlottesville

PanARMENIAN.Net – Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg broke his silence on Wednesday, August 16 , regarding the violent attacks in Charlottesville, VA this past weekend and the ongoing conversation around hosting hate groups online. In a message posted on Facebook, Zuckerberg said the company is “watching the situation closely and will take down threats of physical […]Read More

Bangkok

Nonthaburi: One killed, 4 injured in student violence

One technical college student was killed and four others wounded in a renewed student violence in Nonthaburi province on Thursday. The incident, the worst in this new educational semester, occurred in front of a market near Major Department Store in Nonthaburi. Full story: thaipbs.or.th By Thai PBS ReportersRead More

South

Violence continues in Deep South as referendum date is near

Violence continued in the Deep South with southern insurgents detonating bombs at nine locations in Bannang Sata and Thantho districts of Yala provinces, injuring two residents. The flare-up of violence came just one day ahead of the Sunday referendum to be held nationwide tomorrow. Full story: thaipbs.or.thRead More