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Barack Obama breaks silence on Trayvon Martin; Thousands take to US streets to protest verdict

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Washington: US President Barack Obama offered a very personal take on the Trayvon Martin case on Friday, saying that 35 years ago, he could have been the unarmed black teen shot dead by a neighborhoo

Obama calls for calm after Zimmerman acquittal; thousands protest across US

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Sanford, Florida: U.S. President Barack Obama called for calm on Sunday after the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the shooting death of unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin, as thousands of civil r

British Airways apologises after re-tweeting racial abuse against customer


British Airways has launched an investigation after an offensive and racist message was apparently re-tweeted from its official Twitter account.

The BA Twitter account, which has 210,000 followers, r

John Terry quits England on eve of 'racism' hearing


Former England captain John Terry dramatically quit international football on Sunday, fewer than 24 hours before a Football Association hearing into allegations he racially abused Queens Park Rangers'

Australia hits out at Facebook over 'racist' page

Australian Communications Minister Stephen Conroy has hit out at Facebook over its failure to immediately take down a page that stereotyped Aboriginal people as hopeless petrol-sniffing drunks.


John Terry charged over Anton Ferdinand abuse case


Chelsea captain John Terry was charged by the Football Association on Friday for abusing Queens Park Rangers defender Anton Ferdinand despite his acquittal at a criminal trial earlier this month.


John Terry cleared of racial abuse charge


Former England captain John Terry was cleared in a London court Friday of a charge of racially abusing his fellow footballer Anton Ferdinand.

Chief Magistrate Howard Riddle found the 31-year-old Chel

UEFA charges Spain, Russia over fans’ racist abuse


UEFA has charged the Spanish and Russian football associations for racist chants by fans at the European Championship.

Balotelli hit by 'racist' monkey taunts during Italy-Spain Euro match


Italian striker Mario Balotelli became the victim of several racist taunts during a Euro 2012 Group C opening match against Spain on Sunday.

Fans made racist gestures and chants as Balotelli was book

Australian college accused of racism over ‘colonial-themed’ party

An elite Australian college has sparked a race controversy after it organised a 'colonial- themed' party where Indians wearing traditional garments served guests present at the event.

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