The Philippine National Games formally opens at the Ninoy Aquino Stadium. The Philippine National Games shall become a yearly national championships for all sports - to assess the expanse of athletic potentials as by-product of your national programs
The Thursday afternoon a hundred and fifty people gathered in front of the Government Delegation in protest of the arrest of two photographers and in defense of press freedom. The demonstration was conducted without incidents.
Dublin City Council formally announced this week that the current red brick surface will be replaced with more durable granite paving at a cost of €4 million. The repaving, which will be carried out in five phases, will commence in June 2013.
A protest at a Matalan store in Bristol was forced to stop as campaigners were told to leave the retail park by store security. Protesters are calling for the store to pay compensation to victims of garment factory disasters in Bangladesh.
Essex Police confirm 2 men were arrested on suspicion of endangerment of an aircraft. They have been removed from the aircraft, the Pakistani plane that was diverted to Stansted from Manchester by an RAF jet.
Explosions went off in the Shahr-e-Nau neighbourhood in Central Kabul, followed by a firefight. Afghan Channel One TV quoted police as saying a group of assailants had entered the Directorate of the Afghan Public Protection Force (APPF).
Twenty dancers, 10 winners of the online public vote and 10 others chosen by Judges, arrive in Dublin to audition for a place in the new music & dance spectacular, Heartbeat of Home. The World Premiere takes place in Dublin on Wednesday 2nd October.
Members of the PAH (Mortgage Victim's Platform) and residents of the Lavapies district stopped the eviction of Carmen and her two sons. Evictions are common for unpaid mortgages during the Spanish economic crisis.
After a pause for one year, Art Athina 2013 was a major success with more than 30'000 visits, 12'000 more from 2011. Alex Kaniaris, representative of the organizer said that we can say that this is a restart for the biggest annual art event in Greece
Irish customs officers carry out a sweep of Dublin's Moore Street as the fight against illegal cigarette trading continues. Moore Street is a famous Irish street trading location that is also notorious for illegal trade in cigarettes.
A rally organized by the Democtaric Action Party was held last night at Padang Timur, Petaling Jaya. Among the most anticipated speakers were Nurul Izzah Anwar and Lim Kit Siang. Poet A Samad Said recited his new poem, Manusia Tanpa Lidah.
Police were called to a bank robbery in the early hours of thursday may 23rd. The perpetrators gained access to the back of the bank and then broke into the cash machine at the Birkdale branch in Santander. Forensic's were still at the scene at 5pm.
The 5th annual graffiti abatement summit was held at Montgomery Park in Portland with speeches by Portland Police Bureau graffiti investigators Matt Miller and Anthony Zanetti. Members of local business and the community attended.
Artists as felons protested outside the 5th annual graffiti abatement summit in Portland to create a visual spectacle against the criminalisation of aerosol art in public spaces and to call on the police to re-examine heavy handed policies.
Officers arrived at the scene of an 'artists as felons' protest against the criminalisation of public art. They were on scene over an alleged report of a break in at a nearby food cart, shortly after Pat Bell interrupted the summit indoors.
The Italian, Danilo Di Luca, 37, of Vini Fantini-Selle Italia team, failed an out-of-competition test before the race. He has already served a ban for testing positive for the blood-boosting drug Cera.
Maria van der Hoeven from IEA in the press conference in Ministry of Economics and Technology in Berlin says "further action is needed in Germany's energy transition is to maintain a balance between sustainability, affordability and competitiveness".
Graduation ceremony at the Feinberg Graduate School, the educational arm of The Weizmann Institute, founded in 1958 and charted as a higher education institute in the State of New York and accredited by the Israel Council for Higher Education.