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Teargas flies in Cairo as constitution takes shape

Egyptian security forces fired teargas in Cairo's Tahrir Square to disperse anti-government protesters on Sunday, as a new constitution that reinforces the military's political power edged closer to approval. The draft con

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Curfew in Egypt after deadly clashes

Egypt's army imposed an overnight curfew around the defence ministry in Cairo on Friday after protesters clashed with troops there during demonstrations against the country's military rulers, leaving one soldier dead and 373 people wounded

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Indian anti-graft yoga guru evicted from fast venue

Police swooped early on Sunday on India's most famous yoga guru, detaining him briefly and using teargas to disperse his supporters and evict them from a huge tent in the capital where they were on a mass fast against corruption. The s

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Malaysia police teargas Indian protesters

Malaysian police used water cannon and tear gas on Saturday to break up an anti-government protest by ethnic Indians carrying roses to symbolise a peaceful demand for justice. With the Malaysian government concerned about street protests i

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Bahrain vows tougher anti-riot measures

Bahrain's riot police will be forced to use more potentially lethal methods to disperse rioters if MPs ban them from using chemicals, the Interior Ministry has warned. All substances currently being used in Bahrain to disperse rioters are

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