Tag Archives: Unrest

It’s Coming: Union, Leftist Leaders Announce ‘99% Spring?’… and Training in ‘Places of Worship’

From The Blaze…

Since Occupy Wall Street seemingly went into hibernation (we note seemingly because the movement keeps popping up despite what some national outlets are reporting), The Blaze has brought you plenty of analysis theorizing that the spring could be an even bigger time for the movement. Now, it looks like those theories have been confirmed: the unions and other leftists have announced a “99% spring.”

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Report: Egypt imposes Cairo curfew after at least 23 killed in clashes

Egyptian Christians clash with soldiers and riot police during a protest against an attack on a church in southern Egypt, in Cairo October 9, 2011. Photo by: Reuters

From Haaretz…

Egypt’s army rulers imposed a curfew on Cairo’s Tahrir Square and downtown area, state media announced on Sunday, after at least 23 people were reported killed in clashes between Christians and military police in the centre of the capital.

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World Entering ‘Dangerous New Phase’: Lagarde

French finance minister Christine Lagarde is seen as a front-runner to succeed Strauss-Kahn.

From CNBC…

Christine Lagarde, the managing director of the International Monetary Fund, warned that the global economy is entering a “dangerous new phase” on Friday, ahead of the G7 summit in Marseilles, France.

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Egyptian protesters storm wall outside Israeli embassy in Cairo

Egyptian military and policemen stand alert as hundreds of Egyptian activists demolish a concrete wall built around a building housing the Israeli embassy in Cairo, September 9, 2011. Photo by: AP

 From Haaretz…

Protesters use hammers and poles to bring down wall built earlier this month following public demands for the expulsion of Israeli ambassador.

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Graphic: The spread of Worldwide Unrest

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