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U.S. embassy revokes visas for ‘several Ukrainians’ linked to violent clashes

The United States has revoked the visas of several Ukrainian nationals linked to violence in Kiev, the US embassy said Wednesday after two protesters were killed during clashes with police. "In response to actions taken against protestors on the Maidan……

Second Iraq War vet hospitalized after Oakland protest

The Guardian reported on Friday that a second Iraq War veteran is in intensive care in an Oakland Hospital, with a lacerated spleen allegedly resulting from a beating by police during the protests on Wednesday night. This follows the case of Scott Olsen, who was shot in the head with…

Greece faces austerity vote, more strikes

ATHENS (Reuters) – Tens of thousands of demonstrators rallied in front of the Greek parliament on Thursday after violent clashes the previous day as a general strike continued against a deeply unpopular austerity law expected to be approved later in the evening. Deputies are expected to pass the plan, required…

US orders personnel out of Libya

WASHINGTON – The United States on Monday ordered all non-essential staff to leave Libya and warned US nationals to avoid travel to the north African country as anti-government protests raged. “The Department of State has ordered all embassy family members and non-emergency personnel to depart Libya,” a statement said. “US…

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