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Mayor of Portland bans police from using tear gas after three months of riots
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Mayor of Portland bans police from using tear gas after three months of riots

Sep 10th 2020, 10:20 PM 12,863 Views 18 Comments

Ted Wheeler says he still wants police to respond aggressively to prevent violence and vandalism.

Tense Portland standoff with US federal police continues after mayor tear-gassed
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Tense Portland standoff with US federal police continues after mayor tear-gassed

Jul 24th 2020, 7:28 AM 23,673 Views 38 Comments

Mayor Ted Wheeler was gassed while leading a protest against the presence of federal agents.

Tear gas deployed by police as 15 arrested in new anti-Macron demonstration in Paris
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Tear gas deployed by police as 15 arrested in new anti-Macron demonstration in Paris

Jan 18th 2020, 4:44 PM 9,165 Views 21 Comments

Police said 15 people were arrested.

French police fire tear gas as hundreds of thousands protest pension reform plans
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French police fire tear gas as hundreds of thousands protest pension reform plans

Dec 17th 2019, 11:06 PM 10,649 Views 14 Comments

Commuters in Paris and other big cities have borne the brunt of transport stoppages so far but Christmas travel plans are now at risk.

Hong Kong protesters target Chinese state-owned news agency in latest round of marches
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Hong Kong protesters target Chinese state-owned news agency in latest round of marches

Updated Nov 2nd 2019, 11:17 AM 7,048 Views 9 Comments

Earlier, police fired tear gas and a water cannon after some protesters hurled petrol bombs.

Tour de France chief slams farmers as yellow jersey suffers from tear gas
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Tour de France chief slams farmers as yellow jersey suffers from tear gas

Jul 24th 2018, 6:49 PM 9,519 Views 10 Comments

Although the race resumed following a 15-minute interruption, Christian Prudhomme was furious at the finish.

17 dead after tear gas explodes in Caracas club, causing a stampede
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17 dead after tear gas explodes in Caracas club, causing a stampede

Jun 16th 2018, 5:57 PM 12,056 Views 2 Comments

A brawl prompted someone to throw a tear gas canister, sending hundreds rushing for the exits.

Palestinian baby dies from tear gas inhalation at Gaza protest
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Palestinian baby dies from tear gas inhalation at Gaza protest

May 15th 2018, 6:48 AM 11,796 Views 114 Comments

Eight-month-old Leila al-Ghandour was exposed to the gas east of Gaza City during major protests on Monday.

Drug addicts clash with police at Vietnam rehab centre
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Drug addicts clash with police at Vietnam rehab centre

Nov 8th 2016, 10:20 PM 8,492 Views 2 Comments

“It was a big mess,” a police officer said after the clashes which followed protests at the centre.

London City airport declared safe after tear gas incident
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London City airport declared safe after tear gas incident

Oct 22nd 2016, 7:16 AM 12,681 Views 1 Comment

Police say they are investigating whether the incident was a result of an accidental discharge of a spray canister.

Man dies in Belfast city after police use tear gas
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Man dies in Belfast city after police use tear gas

Sep 8th 2016, 9:32 PM 15,734 Views 19 Comments

The Police Ombudsman is investigating the incident.

Thieves use teargas to rob Chinese tourists near Paris
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Thieves use teargas to rob Chinese tourists near Paris

Aug 2nd 2016, 2:31 PM 9,525 Views 21 Comments

Thefts from Chinese tourists in Paris are increasing.

Water cannon and tear gas used against fans in Paris after Euro 2016 final last night
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Water cannon and tear gas used against fans in Paris after Euro 2016 final last night

Jul 11th 2016, 8:20 AM 40,782 Views 32 Comments

Around 40 people were arrested after clashes with police during the final last night.

French police fire tear gas at English soccer fans in Lille
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French police fire tear gas at English soccer fans in Lille

Jun 15th 2016, 8:08 PM 48,546 Views 117 Comments

Thousands of English fans have gathered in Lille ahead of their match in the nearby city of Lens tomorrow.

Defiant front page as police seize control of Turkish newspaper
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Defiant front page as police seize control of Turkish newspaper

Mar 5th 2016, 5:33 PM 21,950 Views 45 Comments

Police have used teargas on protesters.

Tear gas fired as migrants try to storm Greece-Macedonia border fence
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Tear gas fired as migrants try to storm Greece-Macedonia border fence

Mar 1st 2016, 9:49 AM 11,046 Views 87 Comments

The UN’s rights chief criticised a “rising roar of xenophobia” towards migrants.

'Mayhem' as crowds of migrants break through police lines in Croatia
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'Mayhem' as crowds of migrants break through police lines in Croatia

Sep 17th 2015, 10:38 PM 35,360 Views 258 Comments

Authorities in the country have said they expect an influx of over 20,000 people in the next two weeks.

Police use tear gas on stone-throwing protesters
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Police use tear gas on stone-throwing protesters

May 1st 2015, 11:02 PM 13,972 Views 30 Comments

Violent clashes have broken out in Italy as tens of thousands of protesters come out onto the streets.

VIDEO: Police tear-gassed these children as they tried to protect their playground
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VIDEO: Police tear-gassed these children as they tried to protect their playground

Jan 19th 2015, 5:00 PM 14,769 Views 12 Comments

The space was under threat of being seized by a property developer.

Opinion: The peaceful anarchy of Hong Kong's student protesters is infectious
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Opinion: The peaceful anarchy of Hong Kong's student protesters is infectious

Oct 1st 2014, 8:00 PM 41 Views 31 Comments

Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protests gained a momentum of their own after the catastrophic miscalculation to fire tear gas at peaceful demonstrators.

Hong Kong protesters stay on streets despite tear gas and riot police
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Hong Kong protesters stay on streets despite tear gas and riot police

Sep 29th 2014, 9:41 AM 3,954 Views 19 Comments

It’s reported that 41 people had been treated in hospital for injuries sustained during the protests

Trouble flares on the streets of Rio as Maracana hosts Argentina v Bosnia
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Trouble flares on the streets of Rio as Maracana hosts Argentina v Bosnia

Jun 15th 2014, 10:33 PM 5,722 Views 3 Comments

According to reports, police fired tear gas as a group of protesters attempted to march towards the stadium.

The horrifying moment when tear gas engulfed a flare-waving football fan
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The horrifying moment when tear gas engulfed a flare-waving football fan

Apr 28th 2014, 8:50 PM 9,901 Views 9 Comments

The Zagłębie Lubin supporter scrambled away and rejoined his colleagues after the incendiary incident.

Police fire tear gas on anti-austerity protesters in Rome, 20 officers were injured in violence
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Police fire tear gas on anti-austerity protesters in Rome, 20 officers were injured in violence

Apr 13th 2014, 10:40 AM 6,227 Views 44 Comments

One protester lost a number of fingers after a firecracker apparently exploded prematurely in his hand.

Hundreds wounded as police and protesters clash in freezing temperatures in Ukraine
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Hundreds wounded as police and protesters clash in freezing temperatures in Ukraine

Jan 20th 2014, 4:53 PM 8,003 Views 42 Comments

More than 200 people were wounded amid mounting fury over draconian new anti-protest laws.

Student killed as Egypt police clash with protesters
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Student killed as Egypt police clash with protesters

Dec 28th 2013, 4:45 PM 4,669 Views 4 Comments

The unrest follows nationwide repression of Islamist protests after the military-installed government listed the Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist organisation.

Turkish authorities accused of sexual abuse and severe beating of protesters
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Turkish authorities accused of sexual abuse and severe beating of protesters

Oct 2nd 2013, 9:01 AM 8,288 Views 25 Comments

A report by Amnesty International also recorded examples of police firing plastic bullets directly at protesters’ heads.

Clashes with police as 10,000 workers join Bangladesh fire protest
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Clashes with police as 10,000 workers join Bangladesh fire protest

Dec 3rd 2012, 8:03 AM 1,767 Views 1 Comment

Protests have entered their second week after 110 people died in Bangladesh’s worst ever clothing factory fire.

Protesters, police clash in Mexico before Pena Nieto presidential inauguration
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Protesters, police clash in Mexico before Pena Nieto presidential inauguration

Dec 1st 2012, 8:00 PM 4,650 Views 5 Comments

At least five police officers and a protester were injured in scuffles sparked by the 500 protesters.

Violence reported as Poland marks its independence day
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Violence reported as Poland marks its independence day

Nov 11th 2012, 8:26 PM 10,848 Views 36 Comments

Police fired rubber bullets and tear gas at a right-wing march.

Pics: Petrol bombs thrown at Greek police during anti-austerity protests
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Pics: Petrol bombs thrown at Greek police during anti-austerity protests

Sep 26th 2012, 5:20 PM 5,826 Views 68 Comments

There were scenes of violence on the streets of Athens today.

Colorado suspect 'was seeing university psychiatrist' before massacre
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Colorado suspect 'was seeing university psychiatrist' before massacre

Jul 27th 2012, 9:58 PM 8,540 Views 32 Comments

A court in Colorado has seen disputes over whether medical privilege covers contact between James Holmes and his doctor.

Colorado suspected gunman 'can't remember' shooting spree
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Colorado suspected gunman 'can't remember' shooting spree

Jul 27th 2012, 7:11 PM 8,404 Views 54 Comments

Alleged killer James Holmes is repeatedly asking guards why he is in prison – claiming that he has no memory of the shooting which took place in a packed Colorado cinema last week.

VIDEO: US college party turns into riot
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VIDEO: US college party turns into riot

Apr 23rd 2012, 1:50 PM 6,350 Views 16 Comments

With Trinity and UCD Balls taking place last weekend, gardai will be glad nothing like this kicked off.

300 people arrested at Occupy protests in California
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300 people arrested at Occupy protests in California

Jan 29th 2012, 9:22 AM 1,700 Views 15 Comments

Demonstrators burned an American flag in a city hall after police fired tear gas and bean bags to disperse the crowds.

Watch: Lawmakers throw tear gas in South Korean parliament
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Watch: Lawmakers throw tear gas in South Korean parliament

Nov 22nd 2011, 1:01 PM 1,422 Views 4 Comments

It’s not the first time there have been such chaotic scenes in the South Korean parliament.

More deaths in Tahrir Square clashes
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More deaths in Tahrir Square clashes

Nov 21st 2011, 4:19 PM 720 Views 0 Comments

The violence continues in Cairo this afternoon, with 24 people confirmed dead so far. This is the most sustained challenge yet to Egypt’s military rule.

Eyewitness: Tear gas and tension in Syntagma Square
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Eyewitness: Tear gas and tension in Syntagma Square

Jun 30th 2011, 6:39 PM 14 Views 0 Comments

An Irish woman living in Athens spends some hours at the heart of the Greek protests and records the fear, anger and uncertainty on the streets.

Tensions high in Greece as lawmakers brace for second vote
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Tensions high in Greece as lawmakers brace for second vote

Jun 30th 2011, 8:30 AM 226 Views 3 Comments

Protests are continuing ahead of today’s bill, which is needed to push through the austerity measures that were agreed yesterday.

Gallery: Athens burns as riots seize the Greek capital
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Gallery: Athens burns as riots seize the Greek capital

Jun 29th 2011, 9:57 PM 544 Views 12 Comments

Over 100 people have been injured after another day of violence…

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