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15 Arrested At Demonstration In Ferguson
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FERGUSON, Missouri, Nov 29: Demonstrators temporarily shut down three large malls in suburban St. Louis on one of the busiest shopping days of the year and then marched in front of the Ferguson police department to protest a grand jury´s recent decision not to indict the white police officer who fatally shot a black 18-year-old.

Several stores lowered their security doors or locked entrances as at least 200 protesters sprawled onto the floor while chanting, "Stop shopping and join the movement," at the Galleria mall in Richmond Heights a few miles south of Ferguson, Missouri, where Officer Darren Wilson fatally shot Michael Brown, who was unarmed, in August.
Blasts At Mosque In Nigeria Kill 35 People
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KANO, Nigeria, Nov 29: Multiple explosions tore through the central mosque in Nigeria´s second-largest city on Friday, killing 35 people, police said.

One hundred and fifty others sustained various degrees of injury in the blasts in the city of Kano, State Deputy Police Commissioner Sanusi Lemu said.
Animals Sacrificed In Nepal To Bring Good Luck
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KATMANDU, Nepal, Nov 28 : Birds and other animals are being slaughtered in huge numbers at a festival in Nepal where devotees believe the sacrifices bring good luck and grant wishes.

Tens of thousands of animals are expected to be ritually killed during the two-day festival that began Friday in the fields near Gadhimai temple in the jungles of Bara district about 160 miles (100 miles) south of Katmandu.
Violence In China Continued Despite Crackdown
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BEIJING, Nov 28: Chinese authorities say in a six-month report card on their security crackdown in Xinjiang that they busted 115 terrorist gangs before they could unleash violence. But tallies of death tolls in the ethnically tense region suggest the violence has continued, and may even have intensified.

Information from the region is routinely suppressed so experts caution against any firm conclusions about the level of violence in the far western region that is home to 10 million members of the Muslim Uighur minority, who chafe under what they consider suppression by China´s ethnic majority Han. However, both Chinese state-run media and foreign outlets who monitor Xinjiang have continued to report a stream of deadly clashes.
Namibia Votes In Election Favoring Ruling Party
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JOHANNESBURG, Nov 28: The southern African nation of Namibia is voting in parliamentary and presidential elections expected to deliver a comfortable win for the ruling party, which has been in power since independence in 1990.

Some 1.2 million Namibians, nearly half the population, are eligible to vote in Friday´s elections.
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