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 altEU regulators found that data collection rules of Google were in breach of EU data protection laws and they have ordered Google to re-write them.

 


altProgressive Sri Lankans and Australians rallied at Federation Square amid bad weather as part of their Day of Action organised by campaign for Democracy in Sri Lanka to secure Lalith and Kuhan from military captivity in Sri Lanka.

altCampaign for Democracy in Sri Lanka as part of their day of Action held a noisy and determined protest to demand that the Sri Lanka Government restore Democracy and release political prisoners including two political dissidents Lalith and Kuhan and keep their hands off the judiciary in Sri Lanka.

altAccording to the latest reports, Venezuelan President, Hugo Chávez won the election by getting 54.4% of the vote, 9.5 points ahead of his rival. The margin of victory gives Chávez a strong democratic mandate until 2018. Jubilant crowds are celebrating the victory in the streets of Caracas.

altArmed Maldivian police acting on a court order arrested the country's first democratically elected president on Monday after he failed to turn up at his trial for abuse of power, his party said.

Close to three million factory workers in Indonesia have joined a one-day strike.

Message of Solidarity for the World Day for Decent Work
Kilusang Mayo Uno in Philippine 

altIt is learned that millions of people swarmed the streets of Barcelona in protest of Spanish government's tax policy.

altThe foreign sources say that American Ambassador for Libya has died along with three of his staffs in an attack by terrorists.

 

altA major fire that broke out on the Colombo-bound merchant vessel M V Amsterdam Bridge off Mumbai coast has been contained and cooling operations are underway, the Indian Coast Guard officials said today. The ship, carrying hazardous cargo, caught fire near the Prongs Reef Lighthouse in South Mumbai yesterday.

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