German citizens protest against anti-Islam congress in Cologne

  • Posted on: 22 September 2008
  • By: pirate

by Richard Heister Sat Sep 20, 2008

COLOGNE, Germany (AFP) - German police said tens of thousands of Cologne residents took to the streets Saturday in protest at an "anti-Islamisation" conference of European far-right leaders.


Police break up Bangladesh protest, 50 hurt

  • Posted on: 20 September 2008
  • By: pirate

Sept. 20, 2008

DHAKA (Reuters) - At least 50 people were injured on Saturday when Bangladeshi police used batons to disperse a protest by textile workers demanding to be paid early ahead of the Muslim Eid al-Fitr festival, police and witnesses said.


Shell facility attacked in Nigeria

  • Posted on: 18 September 2008
  • By: pirate

September 18, 2008 Al Jazeera

An armed group seeking a greater share of oil wealth in Nigeria says it has destroyed part of Shell's operation in the Niger Delta.

The claim came days after the group, the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (Mend), declared an "oil war" on foreign companies working in the country.