Posts Tagged ‘riots’

The IMF called for strong action on food prices and on the international financial crises, during a meeting in Washington.

After the recent riots in a number of coutries, like Haiti, the Philippines and Egypt, Dominique Strauss-Kahn (photo), the head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has warned that hundreds of thousands of people will face starvation if foods prices keep rising. He added that the continuing food price inflation could cause conflict. (more…)

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Anti-chinese have been given until Monday to surrender, after ten people have been confirmed killed by the authorities in Tibet, during a riot in the capital, Lhasa.

Even though a top government official said the city was not under martial law, witnesses said tanks were on the streets on Saturday, after protests against China’s controversial rule in the region triggered violence a day earlier. (more…)

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