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  • Raajje TV arson trial to start Thursday

    Raajje TV arson trial to start Thursday

    The man charged with the devastating arson attack on opposition aligned Raajje TV two years ago is set to go on trial Thursday.

    October 21, 2015
  • Maldive Gas outlet in Hulhumale set ablaze

    Maldive Gas outlet in Hulhumale set ablaze

    The Maldive Gas outlet in the reclaimed suburb Hulhumale was set ablaze late Saturday.

    October 04, 2015
  • Mother of Palestine baby killed in arson dies

    Mother of Palestine baby killed in arson dies

    The mother of Palestinian toddler Ali Saad Dawabsha, who was killed when suspected Jewish extremists firebombed his house, succumbed to her injuries on Sunday night, said the Israeli hospital where she was cared for and her family.

    September 07, 2015
  • Palestinians bury second arson victim

    Palestinians bury second arson victim

    DUMA, Palestinian Territories, Aug 8, 2015 (AFP) - The father of a Palestinian toddler killed in a firebomb attack by Jewish extremists last week died from his burns Saturday, and relatives at his funeral denounced Israel for complicity in settler violence.

    August 09, 2015
  • No suspects found in boat arson

    No suspects found in boat arson

    No suspects have yet been arrested regarding the arson attack on three boats docked at Kendhoo Island of Baa atoll, said the Police on Saturday.

    April 25, 2015
  • Arson attacks on Hong Kong media tycoon

    Arson attacks on Hong Kong media tycoon

    HONG KONG, Jan 12, 2015 (AFP) - The Hong Kong home and office of pro-democracy media tycoon Jimmy Lai was hit by arson attacks in the early hours of Monday morning, police said.

    January 12, 2015
  • Shop burnt to ground after ‘arson attack’

    Shop burnt to ground after ‘arson attack’

    A private shop selling toys and clothing items in Addu Atoll Hithadhoo was burnt to the ground late Friday night in an alleged arson attack.

    January 03, 2015
  • Protestors demand end to mosque arson attacks

    Protestors demand end to mosque arson attacks

    STOCKHOLM, Jan 02, 2015 (AFP) - More than a thousand protesters took to the streets in Sweden on Friday to urge an end to a spate of attacks against mosques, amid growing tensions over the rise of an anti-immigration party.

    January 03, 2015
  • Rights group's office in torched in Chechnya

    Rights group's office in torched in Chechnya

    MOSCOW, Dec 14, 2014 (AFP) - Members at one of the last human rights groups active in Chechnya said Sunday that their office has been torched after they criticised the Kremlin-installed Chechen leader for calling for collective punishment against families of Islamist insurgents.

    December 15, 2014
  • Students torch trucks after 43 feared killed

    Students torch trucks after 43 feared killed

    CHILPANCINGO, Mexico, Nov 09, 2014 (AFP) - Protesters torched several trucks and tossed firebombs at a southern Mexican state government building Saturday after authorities said gang hitmen confessed to slaughtering 43 students in a case that angered the nation.

    November 09, 2014
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