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Crowd attacks police at Cape Town drag race

Traffic officials who tried to intervene at an illegal drag race in Scottsdene on Sunday had to duck as the crowd started pelting officers with rocks and bottles, and smashing the windscreens of some of the patrol vehicles. Officers arrived at an open field on the corner of Edam and[…]

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US ambassador to South Korea knifed by activist

The US ambassador to South Korea was knifed early Thursday by an activist shouting pro-unification slogans, officials and news reports said. Mark Lippert was hospitalized with injuries to his right cheek and left wrist, as well as cuts to his arm and fingers, Yonhap News Report said, citing unnamed officials.[…]

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Restaurant, mosques attacked in France

An explosion rocked a restaurant near a mosque in the French village of Villefranche-sur-Saone, on the outskirts of Lyon, about 270 miles south of Paris, even as reports emerged of attacks against several mosques around the country. There is no evidence to link the restaurant blast with the killings at[…]

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Galloway beaten for his anti-Israel views

George Galloway has been released from hospital a day after being attacked in London, allegedly for his anti-Israeli views. His spokesman said the UK MP appears to have some broken ribs and bruising to his head. Galloway, who is a MP for the Respect Party, was posing for pictures in[…]

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Liberian Ebola isolation clinic attacked

Seventeen Ebola patients are missing after fleeing an attack on an isolation ward in Monrovia by armed youths claiming the epidemic does not exist, training the spotlight on the struggle to raise awareness in the fight against the deadly virus. “They broke down the door and looted the place. The[…]

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