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June 12, 2014 1:30 AM 30,000 taxi drivers stage huge protest over Uber app

Uber, the car-sharing service that's rankling with some cities' taxi-drivers, is fighting its biggest protest yet from European cabbies who say the smartphone application threatens their livelihoods. Traffic began snarling in cities yesterday, with a total of more than 30,000 taxi and limo drivers from London to Milan planning blockades in tourist centers 19

May 28, 2014 7:12 PM Muslim rebels attack Central African Rep. church

BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) — Muslim rebels stormed a Catholic church compound in the capital of Central African Republic on Wednesday, launching grenades and spraying civilians with gunfire, witnesses said. At least five bodies were brought to area hospitals, though some witnesses said the death toll could be as high as 30. The attack on the compound 43

December 3, 2013 2:42 PM Another Bangladesh party boycotts polls as death toll mounts

Party declar­es that the countr­y was on the 'brink of disast­er' as seven more people were killed in poll protes­ts. DHAKA: Another major Bangladesh political party Tuesday announced a boycott of the upcoming general election, declaring the country was on the “brink of disaster” as seven more people were killed in poll protests. Former dictator Hussain 75