Monthly Archives: September 2013

4 India lawmakers arrested for deadly violence

LUCKNOW, India, Dhu-AlQa’dah 15, 1434, Sep 21, 2013, SPA — Four state opposition lawmakers have been arrested for allegedly inciting clashes between Hindus and Muslims that killed 48 people early this month in northern India, AP quoted police as saying.…

U.S. Poverty, Uninsured Rates Flat in 2012

Washington, Dhu-AlQa’dah 11, 1434, September 17, 2013, SPA — The number of Americans living in poverty remained steady last year at 15 percent after rising for several years due the 2007-2009 Great Recession, according to U.S. government data released Tuesday.…

French workers march against pension reform

Paris, Dhu-AlQa’dah 4, 1434, Sep 10, 2013, SPA — Thousands of people demonstrated across France on
Tuesday to protest planned reforms to the cash-strapped pension
system, dpa reported.

From Marseille to Lyon, Nantes and Toulouse, workers marched to
protest the …

Northern European countries stand atop world happiness report

New York, Dhu-AlQa’dah 3, 1434, Sep 9, 2013, SPA — Denmark and Norway were on top of a United
Nations report measuring well-being and happiness, released Monday and cited by AP.

The report, two weeks before the UN General Assembly, …