Pinay nanny dies in Toronto hit-and-run | ABS-CBN News
A makeshift memorial stands as a grim reminder of where former Pinay nanny Marites Martin-Catacutan reportedly died after being hit by a van near the corner of Yonge and Steeles Avenue West in Toronto. ...
Western Saharans protest EU-Morocco fishing accord
LAAYOUNE, Western Sahara (AP) — Police clashed with stone-throwing demonstrators in a city of Western Sahara on Tuesday during a protest against a new fishing accord that gives EU boats access to rich coastal waters.
At first, only a few dozen people were able to gather at a time, chant anti-accord slogans and display banners before riot police chased them away in Laayoune city, knocking many people down.
Protesters calling for independence from Morocco were chased through the streets of the city, and some Spanish activists were arrested.
By nightfall, the demonstrations had spread to other neighborhoods of the city and degenerated into stone throwing clashes between youths and police.
Local hospitals said at least 90 protesters were injured, and the governor's office said 35 members of the security force were hurt.
A foreign journalist on the scene was stopped several times by police to prevent him from covering the protests and nearly had his camera taken away.
Western Sahara is a disputed territory ...
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