He led AutoMaidan protest movement that organised motorcades outside the houses of politicians and oligarchs
The Associated Press
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Monday 09 January 2012
Normally bustling streets were empty as trade unions began a paralysing national strike in oil-rich Nigeria today, angered by soaring fuel prices and decades of government corruption.
Sunday 08 January 2012
A cargo ship grounded off the New Zealand coast since October has split in two, spilling sea containers and debris and sparking fears of a fresh oil spill, maritime officials said today.
Wednesday 28 December 2011
Eyes turn to whether Europe can follow suit and gain stability to help lift stock markets
Sunday 25 December 2011
Terror attacks across Nigeria by a radical Muslim sect killed at least 39 people, with the majority dying on the steps of a Catholic church after celebrating Christmas Mass.
Saturday 17 December 2011
At the conclusion of the GOP's last debate, there is still no clear front-runner who can unite the party
Sunday 04 September 2011
At least 35,000 people worldwide have been convicted as terrorists in the decade since the 11 September attacks on the United States. But while some bombed hotels or blew up buses, others were put behind bars for demonstrating or blogging.
Monday 15 August 2011
An investigation has been launched into safety failures that may have led to the collapse in strong winds of a concert stage in Indianapolis that killed five people and left more than 40 injured, some of them seriously.
Monday 08 August 2011
A neon orange goo that appeared in a remote Alaskan village last week has scientists baffled.
Wednesday 03 August 2011
Ted Bundy, the prolific serial killer who confessed to murdering at least 30 young women in the 1970s, could soon have more deaths added to his toll. Police in Florida have found a vial of his blood, allowing them to create for the first time a full DNA profile that they hope will help solve a string of cases.
Thursday 28 July 2011
Amy Winehouse left a trove of unreleased music, but no decision has been made about whether it will be released, people close to the singer say.
Thursday 14 July 2011
Prosecutors say an argument over houseguests led a woman in Southern California to cut off her estranged husband's penis and put it down a garbage disposal.
Wednesday 29 June 2011
Some of the DNA traces used to convict American student Amanda Knox of murdering Briton Meredith Kercher may have been contaminated, independent experts say.
Saturday 25 June 2011
Osama bin Laden, holed-up in his Pakistan hideaway, contemplated changing the name of al-Qa’ida in order to rebrand the organisation and make it more attractive to potential recruits, according to documents recovered from his compound.
Sunday 15 May 2011
Wednesday 11 May 2011
Pass the collection plate round. Associated Press has just published a survey of America's lowest-paid chief executives – and there's a tie for first place. Both Steve Jobs of Apple and Vikram Pandit of Citigroup earned just $1 last year. Pandit has vowed not to take more than that until Citi has put the financial crisis well and truly behind it, while Jobs has drawn only a dollar a year from Apple for many years now, though he does own 5.5 million shares in the company and is hardly on his uppers. It's an example that a few other chief executives might care to follow.
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