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Death toll rises to 32 in South Africa as rioting and looting continues
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Death toll rises to 32 in South Africa as rioting and looting continues

Jul 13th 2021, 3:25 PM 15,458 Views 12 Comments

Riots began last week following the imprisonment of former president Jacob Zuma.

Six dead in South Africa riots over jailing of ex-leader Zuma
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Six dead in South Africa riots over jailing of ex-leader Zuma

Jul 12th 2021, 2:31 PM 11,366 Views 3 Comments

Police said shops and businesses have been looted and vandalised.

Second night of violence in the Netherlands amid anger over Covid-19 curfew
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Second night of violence in the Netherlands amid anger over Covid-19 curfew

Jan 26th 2021, 8:00 AM 40,692 Views 52 Comments

Meanwhile, US President Joe Biden has said herd immunity could be achieved this year.

'I can't stay': US envoy to Northern Ireland resigns after pro-Trump rioters storm Capitol Hill
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'I can't stay': US envoy to Northern Ireland resigns after pro-Trump rioters storm Capitol Hill

Updated Jan 7th 2021, 1:12 PM 152,157 Views 64 Comments

The deputy national security adviser and the first lady’s chief of staff have also resigned.

Riots break out in Sweden after protesters host Koran-burning rally in Malmo
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Riots break out in Sweden after protesters host Koran-burning rally in Malmo

Aug 29th 2020, 12:19 PM 61,497 Views 86 Comments

About 300 people were on the streets of Malmo with violence escalating throughout the evening.

Chile orders new curfew as unrest death toll hits 11
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Chile orders new curfew as unrest death toll hits 11

Oct 21st 2019, 10:16 PM 8,347 Views 5 Comments

The unrest started after protests against a public transport price hike escalated.

French yellow vest marches enter 19th weekend, as protestors banned from Champs-Elysées
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French yellow vest marches enter 19th weekend, as protestors banned from Champs-Elysées

Mar 23rd 2019, 7:13 PM 15,407 Views 42 Comments

More than 100 businesses were damaged last week weekend in Paris during yellow vest riots.

Paris police chief fired following yellow vest riots on Champs-Elysées
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Paris police chief fired following yellow vest riots on Champs-Elysées

Mar 18th 2019, 6:29 PM 33,766 Views 42 Comments

About 5,000 police were deployed in the capital on Saturday to deal with the protests.

Mother and child saved from apartment building set on fire by yellow vest protesters in Paris
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Mother and child saved from apartment building set on fire by yellow vest protesters in Paris

Mar 16th 2019, 3:23 PM 23,400 Views 59 Comments

French police said more than 80 people had been arrested by mid-afternoon.

7 killed and 17 injured in South Carolina prison riot
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7 killed and 17 injured in South Carolina prison riot

Apr 16th 2018, 4:54 PM 14,421 Views 15 Comments

Fights among inmates erupted yesterday evening at the Lee Correctional Institution in Bishopville.

68 people killed in Venezuelan jail fire
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68 people killed in Venezuelan jail fire

Mar 29th 2018, 7:04 AM 6,224 Views 13 Comments

The blaze at the detention facility in Carabobo state is the latest in a series of deadly incidents.

Death toll rises in Iran unrest as protesters 'attempt to take over police stations and military bases'
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Death toll rises in Iran unrest as protesters 'attempt to take over police stations and military bases'

Jan 1st 2018, 10:50 AM 11,027 Views 112 Comments

President Hassan Rouhani called for a calm but stressed that people were free to express criticism.

Two shot dead in protests over disputed Kenyan election
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Two shot dead in protests over disputed Kenyan election

Aug 12th 2017, 10:14 AM 4,862 Views 2 Comments

Human Rights Watch urged police to show restraint in the face of protests.

Candidate shot dead as Venezuelans line up to vote in controversial election
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Candidate shot dead as Venezuelans line up to vote in controversial election

Jul 30th 2017, 6:05 PM 17,128 Views 35 Comments

Locals have reported troops firing at buildings and people in the capital as tensions escalate.

Riot squads were used at least once a day in Portlaoise Prison last year
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Riot squads were used at least once a day in Portlaoise Prison last year

Jul 14th 2017, 6:07 AM 11,265 Views 18 Comments

A team typically would be made up of five or six wearing riot gear including a helmet and shield.

Cars torched, supermarkets looted and 200 officers injured in anti-G20 protests
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Cars torched, supermarkets looted and 200 officers injured in anti-G20 protests

Jul 8th 2017, 8:31 AM 11,070 Views 52 Comments

Police have been attacked with iron rods and petrol bombs.

25 years ago: More than 50 died and LA was ripped apart in the Rodney King riots
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25 years ago: More than 50 died and LA was ripped apart in the Rodney King riots

Apr 29th 2017, 9:00 AM 14,439 Views 21 Comments

For six days, America’s second city was engulfed in a fireball of rage in front of the world’s news cameras.

Hundreds arrested after riot in Bulgaria's largest refugee camp
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Hundreds arrested after riot in Bulgaria's largest refugee camp

Nov 25th 2016, 9:35 AM 9,967 Views 85 Comments

Migrants were protesting a recently imposed ban on leaving the centre pending medical checks.

Over '165 people injured' as police and protestors clash at North Dakota pipeline
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Over '165 people injured' as police and protestors clash at North Dakota pipeline

Nov 21st 2016, 9:29 PM 15,905 Views 41 Comments

Police claimed the protesters were engaged in a ‘riot’.

Police release video showing shooting of man which sparked riots
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Police release video showing shooting of man which sparked riots

Sep 25th 2016, 8:19 AM 25,684 Views 124 Comments

The family of Keith Lamont Scott have already released their own video.

From patching up wounds in south central LA, to bringing cutting-edge healthcare to Donegal
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From patching up wounds in south central LA, to bringing cutting-edge healthcare to Donegal

Aug 28th 2016, 10:45 AM 11,910 Views 5 Comments

Tom Finn, head of private healthcare firm Affidea Ireland, has had a colourful career to say the least.

Rioting in Milwaukee after man fatally shot by police
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Rioting in Milwaukee after man fatally shot by police

Aug 14th 2016, 9:55 AM 12,560 Views 53 Comments

The local mayor appealed for calm.

Alcohol ban along with 2,400 security reinforcements in place for England's clash with Wales
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Alcohol ban along with 2,400 security reinforcements in place for England's clash with Wales

Jun 14th 2016, 5:01 PM 5,172 Views 6 Comments

French authorities will implement a two-day ban on alcohol and ensure there is increased security and police for the Euro 2016 game in Lens

Paris protesters throw missiles at police as demo descends into violence
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Paris protesters throw missiles at police as demo descends into violence

Jun 14th 2016, 3:45 PM 27,860 Views 59 Comments

Authorities made six arrests and at least two people were hurt in the Paris unrest.

David Cameron adviser apologises over 'offensive' 1985 memo about black rioters
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David Cameron adviser apologises over 'offensive' 1985 memo about black rioters

Dec 30th 2015, 10:08 AM 13,722 Views 49 Comments

The memo was sent to the then-Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher back in 1985.

Baltimore has sacked its police chief after a wave of murders
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Baltimore has sacked its police chief after a wave of murders

Jul 9th 2015, 7:58 AM 15,421 Views 37 Comments

It “was not an easy decision” to fire him, the city’s mayor said.

Police officer who shot 49 bullets into car where two died found not guilty
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Police officer who shot 49 bullets into car where two died found not guilty

May 24th 2015, 7:03 AM 18,088 Views 39 Comments

The acquittal sparked protests in Cleveland.

Father attacked in front of his kids as Benfica title celebrations turn ugly
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Father attacked in front of his kids as Benfica title celebrations turn ugly

May 18th 2015, 2:19 PM 5,893 Views 7 Comments

Benfica won the Portuguese Primera Liga title last night but the celebrations were marred by riots.

Baltimore cops "did nothing wrong" - says police union
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Baltimore cops "did nothing wrong" - says police union

May 2nd 2015, 12:47 PM 11,922 Views 67 Comments

“We believe that these officers will be vindicated as they have done nothing wrong,” the Fraternal Order of Police said.

10 of the most viral moments from the Baltimore riots
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10 of the most viral moments from the Baltimore riots

May 1st 2015, 9:30 AM 8,975 Views 9 Comments

Baltimore residents have been coming together to defend and clean up their city.

Baltimore teen hit by his mother on camera is sorry for rioting
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Baltimore teen hit by his mother on camera is sorry for rioting

May 1st 2015, 9:00 AM 12,179 Views 17 Comments

“I’m just gonna try and do better.”

TIME magazine has just published a really powerful front cover
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TIME magazine has just published a really powerful front cover

Apr 30th 2015, 8:23 PM 33,985 Views 49 Comments

Is this image from today or from 1968?

Outcry as Baltimore protester is snatched into a truck live on TV
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Outcry as Baltimore protester is snatched into a truck live on TV

Apr 30th 2015, 12:00 PM 21,101 Views 71 Comments

Joesph Kent was taken by authorities after the 10pm curfew in the city.

Hillary Clinton wants all US police officers to wear body cameras
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Hillary Clinton wants all US police officers to wear body cameras

Apr 29th 2015, 6:00 PM 14,175 Views 39 Comments

Police have been suppressing protesters who defied the city-wide curfew, which is expected to last for at least a week.

Woman who hit her son during the Baltimore riot explains why she did it
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Woman who hit her son during the Baltimore riot explains why she did it

Apr 29th 2015, 4:04 PM 33,023 Views 44 Comments

Don’t ever mess with a mam.

10 of the most viral moments from the Baltimore riots
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10 of the most viral moments from the Baltimore riots

Apr 29th 2015, 10:49 AM 4,053 Views 1 Comment

Baltimore residents have been coming together to defend and clean up their city.

A Baltimore mother dragging her son out of riots has taken over the internet
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A Baltimore mother dragging her son out of riots has taken over the internet

Apr 28th 2015, 1:40 PM 5,894 Views 7 Comments

She gave him some wallop.

Gardaí met with Willie Frazer over his plans to march in Dublin
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Gardaí met with Willie Frazer over his plans to march in Dublin

Feb 10th 2015, 9:10 PM 18,198 Views 160 Comments

He has reportedly been given the green light.

Egyptian police and football fans clash leaving dozens dead
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Egyptian police and football fans clash leaving dozens dead

Feb 8th 2015, 10:08 PM 5,779 Views 4 Comments

According to state media in the country, ticketless supporters fought with police after being refused entry.

The Love Ulster organisers want to come back to Dublin
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The Love Ulster organisers want to come back to Dublin

Dec 6th 2014, 7:55 PM 22,592 Views 254 Comments

The march attracted riots on O’Connell Street in 2006.

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