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Protests outside Parliament house
Punjab Congress MPs displaying a replica of ₹15 Lakh Cheque while protesting at the Parliament house in New Delhi on Tuesday.
40th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution
Children wave Iranian flags during a ceremony celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution, at the Azadi, Freedom, Square in Tehran, Iran, Monday, Feb. 11, 2019. Hundreds of thousands of people poured out onto the streets of Tehran and other cities and towns across Iran, marking the date 40 years ago that is considered victory day in the country’s 1979 Islamic Revolution.
Protests, violence in Haiti
Protesters chant anti-government slogans during a protest demanding the resignation of President Jovenel Moise in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Monday, Feb. 11, 2019. Protesters are angry about skyrocketing inflation and the government’s failure to prosecute embezzlement from a multi-billion Venezuelan program that sent discounted oil to Haiti.
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17 killed in massive fire at New Delhi hotel
A massive fire broke out at a central Delhi hotel on Tuesday morning, killing at least 17 people, hospital sources said. Six people were also injured, they said.
The fire broke out at Hotel Arpit Palace on the Gurudwara road in Karol Bagh at 4:35 a.m. Twenty-four fire tenders were rushed to the spot.