He led AutoMaidan protest movement that organised motorcades outside the houses of politicians and oligarchs
The Associated Press
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Sunday 15 April 2012
The Taliban launched a series of coordinated attacks on as many as seven sites across the Afghan capital on Sunday, targeting Nato bases, the parliament and Western embassies. Militants also launched near-simultaneous assaults in three other eastern cities.
Sunday 08 April 2012
Syrian President accused of accelerating violence as international ceasefire deadline looms
Wednesday 04 April 2012
An 80-year-old woman with little flying experience knew her husband had died after he fell unconscious at the controls of a small plane, yet she remained calm as she landed the aircraft at a northeastern Wisconsin airport, her son said.
Saturday 31 March 2012
Roy Essoyan, who died on 22 March aged 92, was a reporter who in 1958 exposed a serious split between China and the Soviet Union. Born in a Japanese fishing village just after his refugee family, originally from Armenia, landed there in 1919 after fleeing the Russian revolution, Essoyan arrived in the Soviet Union nearly four decades later as an American journalist, having become a US citizen after the Second World War.
Sunday 25 March 2012
Rick Santorum won the Louisiana Republican presidential primary, beating front-runner Mitt Romney in the race to challenge President Barack Obama.
Sunday 18 March 2012
The British are going! Then, so are we ...
Friday 16 March 2012
A police report says a Florida couple locked an extremely malnourished boy inside a closet as punishment for stealing food they were withholding from him.
Sunday 11 March 2012
Four hours after a tsunami swept into the Fukushima nuclear power plant a year ago today, Japan's leaders knew the damage was so severe that the reactors could melt down, but they kept their knowledge secret for months. Five days into the crisis, the then prime minister, Naoto Kan, voiced his fears that it could turn worse than Chernobyl.
Friday 02 March 2012
A suicide bomber attacked the headquarters of a rival insurgent group in
northwest Pakistan today, killing 23 of its supporters in an outbreak of factional fighting, an official said.
Wednesday 22 February 2012
Kim Dotcom, the founder of the file-sharing website Megaupload, was released on bail today after a New Zealand judge determined that authorities have seized any funds he could have used to flee the country.
Tuesday 21 February 2012
The former IMF chief, Dominique Strauss-Kahn, will spend tonight behind bars in Lille after being arrested “by appointment” to answer questions about his links with an international prostitution ring.
Friday 17 February 2012
New York Times correspondent Anthony Shadid, a two-time Pulitzer Prize winner, has died in eastern Syria after slipping into the country to report on the uprising against its president.
Sunday 12 February 2012
Umar Patek tells police how he used household items to make 1,500lb device that killed 202
Thursday 26 January 2012
Prime Minister Peter O'Neill refused to step down despite a mutiny Thursday by soldiers who seized Papua New Guinea's military headquarters and demanded that he cede power to his ousted predecessor.
Thursday 19 January 2012
Replacing the Press Complaints Commission (PCC) with a more expensive new body for self-regulating the press would damage Britain's already-enfeebled regional and local press, the editor of one of Britain's leading regional newspapers told the Leveson Inquiry yesterday.
Sustained immigration has not harmed Britons' employment, say government advisers
Australia facing international condemnation after turning around Sri Lankans at sea
7/7 memorial defaced on anniversary of 2005 attacks with ‘Blair lied thousands died’ graffiti
Even when it brutalises one of its own teenage citizens, America is helpless against Israel
Socialist Worker called to apologise over ‘vile’ article saying Eton schoolboy Horatio Chapple's death is ‘reason to save the polar bears’
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