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2006-04-11 08:35:43

By Y.P. Rajesh and Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepali troops opened fire on protesters on Tuesday, wounding several, after they burned tires, chanted slogans and clashed with police in defiance of a curfew in the sixth day of mass protests against the king.

2006-04-11 07:41:28

By Y.P. Rajesh and Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepali troops opened fire on protesters on Tuesday, wounding several, after they burned tires, chanted slogans and clashed with police in defiance of a curfew in the sixth day of mass protests against the king.

2006-02-24 03:09:44

ATHENS (Reuters) - Three diplomatic vehicles belonging to the Swedish consulate and a political party office were damaged by petrol bombs and gas canisters in the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki early on Friday, police said.

2006-02-21 05:42:56

By Jon Herskovitz SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea has a long tradition of passionate protest, yet even by this volatile country's standards Tuesday was something special. Six protests unfolded in less than an hour, all within about one km (half a mile) of each other.

2006-02-15 03:51:20

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (Reuters) - Two people died, including a young boy, during violent protests in northwestern Pakistan on Wednesday against cartoons of the Prophet Mohammad published in European newspapers, a security official said.

2006-02-14 09:29:36

By Zeeshan Haider ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Police used tear gas to drive out students who stormed into Islamabad's diplomatic enclave on Tuesday and protesters attacked Western businesses in Pakistan's most violent reaction yet to cartoons of the Prophet Mohammad.

2006-02-09 11:03:37

By Jane Barrett TURIN (Reuters) - Hundreds of street protesters, denouncing the Winter Games, forced Olympic torch bearers to change route through the host city on Thursday on the eve of the opening ceremony.

2006-02-08 04:06:01

KABUL (Reuters) - At least two Afghans were killed and 16 wounded during a protest in the southern province of Zabul on Wednesday against cartoons in European newspapers depicting Islam's Prophet Mohammad, a police official said.

2006-02-05 05:35:00

Lebanese security forces fired tear gas at a crowd of about 20,000 marching toward the Danish embassy on Sunday to protest against the publication by European newspapers of cartoons of the Prophet Mohammad.

2006-02-04 10:19:23

DAMASCUS (Reuters) - Hundreds of Syrian demonstrators set the Danish embassy on fire on Saturday to protest the printing by a Danish newspaper of cartoons of the Prophet Mohammad, a Reuters witness said. The fire badly damaged the embassy's building.


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plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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