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2008-06-26 09:02:30

Text of report in English by Japan's largest news agency Kyodo Sapporo, June 26 Kyodo - Activists planning to protest against the Group of Eight summit in Hokkaido in early July are setting up camp sites that can accommodate a total of 2,000-3,000 people to prepare for large-scale rallies and demonstrations.

2006-09-01 04:06:31

By Eric J. Lyman VENICE, Italy (Hollywood Reporter) - Security measures at the Venice International Film Festival are tighter than ever, though some officials said the greatest threat this year may come from protesters rather than any kind of terrorist plot.

2006-07-15 13:49:41

By Michael Steen ST PETERSBURG, Russia (Reuters) - Political dissent is not what it used to be in the city that cradled the Bolshevik revolution.

2006-07-14 17:45:00

By Michael Steen ST PETERSBURG, Russia (Reuters) - President Bush and Russian leader Vladimir Putin meet ahead of a G8 summit on Saturday, with Moscow trying to clinch a trade deal and Washington planning to warn it on democracy.

2006-07-14 17:30:51

By Michael Steen ST PETERSBURG, Russia (Reuters) - President Bush and Russian leader Vladimir Putin meet ahead of a G8 summit on Saturday, with Moscow trying to clinch a trade deal and Washington planning to warn it on democracy.

2006-07-11 05:12:46

By Denis Pinchuk ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (Reuters) - Vladimir Soloveichik had some unexpected visitors. It was a group of officials from the draft board telling him he had to report immediately for military duty. His friends have also had call-ups.

2006-05-06 11:43:50

ATHENS (Reuters) - Greek police used teargas to disperse youths throwing petrol bombs as thousands of anti-globalisation demonstrators marched through central Athens on Saturday at the end of a European political convention.

2006-04-07 02:53:28

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia has bought a fleet of Israeli water cannon to douse anti-globalization protesters when second city St Petersburg hosts the Group of Eight summit this summer, a newspaper reported on Friday.

2006-03-16 19:00:00

Ten years ago, many poor countries hoped private cash would bring safe water to the 1 billion people in the world who lack it, but now corporate interest is drying up.

2006-03-11 15:19:42

By Svetlana Kovalyova MILAN (Reuters) - Anti-globalization protesters clashed with police in Italy's financial center on Saturday, underlining political tension ahead of April's elections.


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  • A coin originally worth six pennies Scots, and later three; held equivalent to an English halfpenny.
  • (in plural) Money; cash.
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