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Protests attack France pension plan
More than 2.5 million demonstrators take to the streets, unions say, as fears of a fuel shortage loom.
Last updated: 16 Oct 2010 19:11 GMT
Protests threaten France shut down
Tens of thousands of people expected to take to the streets over pension plans as fears of a fuel shortage increase.
Last updated: 16 Oct 2010 13:38 GMT
Paris airport running short on fuel
Fuel supply for the main airport is enough only for few more days as growing protests over pension paralyse the country.
Last updated: 16 Oct 2010 11:17 GMT
Strike cuts fuel to Paris airports
Refinery workers cut off supply to capital's airports as protesters step up action against pension plans.
Last updated: 15 Oct 2010 20:32 GMT
French strikes threaten fuel supply
Police move to re-open refineries amid fears that action over pension reform could paralyse the nation's fuel supplies.
Last updated: 15 Oct 2010 10:07 GMT
Japan drops interest rates to zero
Central bank cuts rates and pledges to buy some $60bn worth of assets in attempt to stimulate the country's economy.
Last updated: 05 Oct 2010 09:58 GMT
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In Pictures: Manipur's 'custodial killings'
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In Pictures: Pakistan's street children
An estimated 1.5 million children living on streets are vulnerable to sexual abuse and drugs on daily basis.
Black youth bear brunt of drug cocktail
Young men and women are hooked to third-grade heroin mixed with rat poison, detergents and HIV/AIDS medicine.
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