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10/31/2011
United Kingdom: Tourist sustains multiple facial fractures in brutal gang robbery
Joseph Frederic a tourist, 38, was robbed by a gang of as many as 15 thugs who repeatedly kicked him, stamped on his head and stole his wedding ring, necklace and mobile phone.
10/29/2011
England Riots: Who were the rioters?
_46% of those appearing in court for crimes during the 2011 England riots were from black or mixed black backgrounds, 42% were white and 7% were Asian.
10/28/2011
USA: Starbucks has to pay $75K for firing dwarf barmaid
The Starbucks Coffee Company has paid $75,000 to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission to settle a lawsuit for unlawfully denying a reasonable accommodation to a woman with dwarfism, according to a press release.
10/27/2011
Renaming ceremony for "unwanted" girls
A central Indian district held a renaming ceremony for 285 girls that have been named like "Nakusa" or "Nakushi," which mean "unwanted" in Hindi.
10/20/2011
USA: City of Detroit struggles to keep lights on
Many swaths of the city remained largely dark at night after vandals destroyed transformers in nearly every streetlight pole that powers them.
10/16/2011
Saudi Arabia: Soccer-player arrested for Jesus-tattoo
Colombian-born Juan Pablo Pino was arrested by the Saudi moral police after customers in a Riyadh shopping mall expressed outrage over the sports player's religious tattoos, which included the face of Jesus of Nazareth on his arm.
11/03/2011      share:derubg

France: Firebombing for Sharia-Edition of satirical magazine

The editorial office of the satirical magazine "Charlie Hebdo" was destroyed by fire after announcing a special edition ("Sharia Hebdo") about the election victory of the islamists in Tunesia.

The special edition was publicized a few hours after the firebombing, but the title page with Mohammed on it was visible on the Internet before.

The attackers used Mototow-Firebombs and aimed at the computer-system, which was completely destroyed according to the chief editor and which is essential for creating the magazine.

Offices of French magazine torched after latest edition mocked Prophet MohammedPeter AllenDaily Mail11/02/2011
Magazine office burns as Islam issue hits standsCNN11/02/2011
Satirical Magazine Is Firebombed in ParisDavid JollyNew York Times11/02/2011
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