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Riot police tend to a fellow officer who was wounded in the leg after a homemade mortar fired by protesters struck her, in Managua, Nicaragua, Friday, April 20, 2018. Police in Nicaragua say that a police officer, protester, and pro-government activist have been killed so far in clashes sparked over a ...
“The evacuation… was calm and without incident," according to a statement from Paris police. The Sorbone later said that the university would be closed on Friday and Saturday for “security reasons.” Riot police were also sent on Thursday evening to Paris-Tolbiac university, which has been occupied since ...

Notre-Dame-des-Landes, France. French riot police stand guard during the eviction of environmental protesters. Photograph: Loic Venance/AFP/Getty Images. Facebook Twitter Pinterest · Notre-Dame-des-Landes,Loire-Atlantique, France French riot police ...
Students and medics face riot police amid protests against France reforms. President Emmanuel Macron is visiting the hospital at the centre of protests in Rouen. Students face a riot police officer as they demonstrate outside the Rouen hospital, Normandy. (Christophe Ena/PA). By Associated Press ...
Teen sits on curb flanked by Baltimore riot police after protests during funeral for Freddie Gray in April 2015. Arrested for simply having a knife, Gray died from a broken neck while in police custody. PHOTO: Andrew Burton / Getty Images. Share with your friends. Your Name Your Email Recipient Email Enter a Message.
During the hearings, Salas made contradictory statements about the circumstances of his actions, but said repeatedly that he never intended to kill, according to Iranian media. On the first day of the trial, he claimed that he had run into the group of riot police in a fit of "rage" after being severely beaten in the ...

Riot police and officers on horseback clashed with a group of feminists, students and activists during a counter-protest of the annual pro-life 'Day of the Unborn Child' rally on Sunday. The snap action in Sydney was organised by SRC Wom*n's' Officers, Jessica Syed and Maddy Ward, on behalf of Wom*n's ...
A mother has defended an out-of-control house party she charged guests $5 for entry, saying it was an overreaction to send out riot police. 0303_1800_wa_chase. 1:15 · Man on the run after police chase through Perth · 0303_1800_sa_libs. 1:31. Liberal leader denies million dollar donation from ...
Leftist SYRIZA's radical Group of 53 faction has condemned the use of "unjustifiable violence" by riot police officers, referring to clashes with demonstrators protesting property foreclosures in Athens on Wednesday. In a statement, the group questioned "whether there is the political will to curb and ultimately ...
Riot police used rubber bullets to disperse the crowd of more than 400 Thembeni residents on the N2 Groutville off-ramp, who were protesting after being left with no electricity for days. Traffic was backed up for more than 2kms this morning while the protesters threw stones at the police and threatened to ...
Riot police then set in to break up the demonstrators with truncheons and tear gas. The gathering took place in response to recent attacks by nationalists on anarchists, including the burning down of an anarchist collective's premises by far-right protesters during a rally in January. Other attacks on anarchist ...
BAYONNE, NJ – A Jersey City man was charged with attempted murder on Friday stemming from a riot that occurred at a local park in October. Investigators believe Guido Nunez, 26, was responsible for a “shots fired” 9-1-1 call on October 17, 2017 during a large street fight at the basketball courts located ...
Russian riot police have violently dispersed dozens of protesters in the town of Volokolamsk, where they had gathered to demonstrate against a landfill site local authorities say has contaminated the air in the area. The protesters on March 8 blocked a road leading to the landfill in the village of Yadrovo, ...
CHIBA (TR) – Chiba Prefectural Police on Wednesday dismissed an officer from a riot squad after announcing his second arrest for sexual assault, reports the Sankei Shimbun (Mar. 8). In June of 2016, Yohei Akechi, 24, allegedly pushed down a woman as she was commuting home on a road in the ...
Witness spotted riot police in 'full kit' on quiet Somerset street. It's not clear what led to a large police presence, with fire engines, at a property in Yeovil. Share; Comments. By. Liam TrimReporter. 15:50, 1 MAR 2018. News. Enter your postcode to see news and information near you Community updates, Crime Statistics, ...
Officials in Panama dispatched riot police to break up a brawl on Wednesday after a violent confrontation erupted over a Trump hotel. In a video published by the Associated Press, a man—later identified as a Trump Hotel employee—is seen pushing and slapping another man in a hallway. A scuffle then ...
Self-styled anarchists hurled Molotov cocktails against a riot police unit stationed at the intersection of Patision and Tositsa Streets in the Exarchia district of Athens, authorities said on Monday. There were no reports of arrests or injuries. The attacks, which occurred late on Sunday, led to the brief closure of ...

RIOT police were sent to the scene of an incident in the Newington area this morning, the Evening News understands. Police have confirmed that 'specialist officers' were sent to a property at Mentone Gardens in the early hours of this morning to deal with a situation involving a man causing a disturbance.
The Philippines is to deploy hundreds of riot police to the holiday island Boracay to keep out tourists and head off potential protests ahead of its six-month closure to visitors. Rodrigo Duterte has described the tiny central island and its white-sand beach as a “cesspool”. The Philippine president ordered ...
Police fought pitched battles with left-wing activists across France yesterday as President Macron's attempt to face down anarchist groups veered into chaos. The groups are occupying 15 universities around the country and a tract of countryside near Nantes in the west, where the main struggle between the ...
YEREVAN (RFE/RL)—Thousands of angry opposition supporters clashed with riot police in Yerevan on Monday as they marched to the Armenian parliament in protest against its intention to appoint former President Serzh Sarkisian as the country's prime minister. Security forces clad in full riot gear used ...
YEREVAN -- Demonstrators and Armenian riot police clashed after lawmakers nominated Serzh Sarkisian to be the country's next prime minister amid a wave of protests accusing the longtime former president of a power grab. Protest leader Nikol Pashinian was taken to hospital on April 16 with cuts and an ...
The first-ever women's sizes are included in the first riot police uniform redesign in 62 years, unveiled as part of preparations for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympic Games. Female-specific uniforms are being produced to provide for the growing number of women officers, who currently have to wear ...
“We are getting stronger in solidarity,” read one banner as riot police moved in and fired tear gas after the group ignored calls to disperse, AFP photographers at the scene said. Fifteen women were detained by police, the private Dogan News Agency reported. In Istanbul Sunday, a group of around 1,500 ...
Police on March 4 fired tear gas to break up a women's rights march in the capital Ankara, with some 15 protesters reportedly detained. The protesters, mainly from the Ankara Women's Platform, an NGO promoting women's rights, had gathered in the center of the city for the rally, called ahead of ...
If riot police are called upon to shut up some boozy Scots, what the hell is going to happen when the English and Germans arrive? And if security is as tight as it was last week for the World Cup, my advice for anyone going to games is to take their patience with them – which well-oiled football fans are not ...
Two Public Support Units, also known as riot police, with three vans totalling 36 officers as well as one inspector, three sergeants and 12 officers on the ground will police the match. Police say pubs near the Cambridge United ground will not be open on Saturday and suggested fans head to Regent Street ...
One woman was taken to hospital while another ended up in the water and six people were charged after two separate fights at Sydney's Darling Harbour led to riot police being called. New South Wales Police were called to the tourist precinct last night to break up a brawl about 10:45pm. While no charges ...
Officers in riot gear rushed to the scene in Harhill Street, Govan on Monday night. Detained: Officers in riot gear attended the scene. © Newsteam / SWNS Group. One person has been detained after a major police operation in Glasgow. Officers in riot gear rushed to the scene in Harhill Street, Govan after a disturbance was ...
Brazil's riot police have released 18 hostages held by armed inmates at a Rio de Janeiro jail, officials say. The unrest in the overcrowded prison in Japeri, which is effectively run by a criminal gang, began on Sunday. Three inmates who took part in the mutiny were shot, but are not thought to have ...
Dozens of Electricite du Liban contract workers briefly blocked a main highway in Beirut during a protest Monday morning that erupted into fighting with a large contingent of riot police. you've reached a subscriber-only article. Sign up now and access the full breadth of The Daily Star content in minutes.
Brazil's riot police have released 18 hostages held by armed inmates at a Rio de Janeiro jail, officials say. The unrest in the overcrowded prison in Japeri, which is effectively run by a criminal gang, began on Sunday. Three inmates who took part in the mutiny were shot, but are not thought to have life-threatening injuries.
A per diem worker at Electricite du Liban attempted to kill himself at a protest before his colleagues prevented him, prompting a scuffle to erupt between the worker and riot police. you've reached a subscriber-only article. Sign up now and access the full breadth of The Daily Star content in minutes.
Self-styled anarchists hurled Molotov cocktails against a riot police unit stationed at the intersection of Patision and Tositsa Streets in the Exarchia district of Athens, authorities said on Monday. There were no reports of arrests or injuries. The attacks, which occurred late on Sunday, led to the brief closure of ...
... Violence erupts in Bologna as election tensions explodes into street CLASHES. ITALIAN anti-fascists clashed with riot police in the northern city of Bologna as tensions mount ahead of the country's general election in March. By Leigh Boobyer. PUBLISHED: 07:11, Sat, Feb 17, 2018 | UPDATED: 07:55, Sat, Feb 17, 2018 ...
Riot police were called onto the streets of Philadelphia last night as jubilant Eagles fans rampaged in celebration of the team's first victory in the Super Bowl. The underdog Philadelphia Eagles triumphed 41-33 over the defending champions, the Boston-based New England Patriots, in the National Football ...
Soldiers sealed off the Maldives parliament building and arrested some MPs trying to enter the chamber in what the opposition described as a power grab by the island nation's president. The archipelago, home to luxury tourist resorts, faces a constitutional crisis after President Yameen defied a Supreme ...
French prison guards have launched a nationwide strike against the government over staff levels and violence in the country's overcrowded jails. Striking prison guards clash with riot police in front of Villefranche-sur-Saone prison on Monday 22 January 2018. Photo: AFP PHOTO / JEFF PACHOUD.
UPDATE: The fan who was arrested Sunday before the Eagles-Vikings game reportedly punched a police horse. Click here to see the mug shot. PHILADELPHIA --- A massive fight that left at least one fan bloodied and created chaos in the parking lots of Lincoln Financial Field broke out on Sunday just ...
A security official said that extra gendarmes and riot police are being sent this week to the area, because police plan to try to clear out the protesters once the government makes a decision. An initial attempt, in the fall of 2012, to dislodge the squatters from the resistance community they created ended in a ...
Khartoum - About 200 protesters marched on Wednesday in the Sudanese capital's twin city of Omdurman against rising food prices, with anti-riot police firing tear gas to disperse the rally. Prices of food items but mainly bread have surged in past weeks across Sudan after a jump in the cost of flour due to a ...
Riot police freed CEB Chairman, who was held forcefully by striking workers at his office. A group of workers attached to the Ceylon Electricity Board surrounded the CEB headquarters in Colombo. Our correspondents say that the protestors have forcefully entered the CEB Chairman's office and held him by ...
Riot police break up anti-pope demo near Santiago mass. World; Wednesday 17 January 2018 - 1:28am. Police detain a protester dressed as a nun as Pope Francis arrives in Santiago, Chile, January 15, 2018. Photo: REUTERS / Carlos Vera. SANTIAGO – Anti-riot police used water-cannon to disperse hundreds of people ...
Iranian anti-riot police prevent university students from joining other protesters in Tehran on December 30, 2017. AP Photo. A person with dual nationality was among the hundreds of people arrested during recent anti-government protests in Iran, a judicial official said on Sunday. "As far as I was able to find ...
In 2011 the slogan "Work, Freedom, Dignity" rang out in the streets, and protesters have revived it in recent days. On Sunday, many gathered on Habib Bourguiba Avenue, a major site in the 2011 demonstrations. Hundreds of riot police were deployed there. An interior ministry spokesman said on Saturday ...
Riot police have fired rubber bullets at protesters as they vandalised a string of H&M's stores in South Africa and ordered the Swedish brand to stop trading. Violence spilled over in at least four malls as the latest race row to engulf the Swedish brand escalated. Mannequins and rails of clothes were sent flying and trampled ...
Riot police used tear gas on protesters in Athens, Greece, on Friday, as thousands of people gathered in the streets to demonstrate against a new austerity bill coming up for a vote Monday. The police deployed tear gas when a small group of demonstrators tried to enter the parliament building. No arrests ...
#ZAMBIA: ANTI-riot police keep watch over demonstrators in Kanyama where a riot broke out this morning after security forces attempted to enforce SI No.79, in the wake of a Cholera outbreak. #EndCholera #CholeraWatch pic.twitter.com/3RLph2UHhP. — Mwebantu (@Mwebantu) January 12, 2018 ...
In this Jan. 5, 2018 photo, protesters try to liberate a woman detained by riot police during a protest commemorating the ten year anniversary of the police killing of Mapuche indigenous activist Matias ... more. Photo: Esteban Felix, AP. Image 2 of 11. In this Dec. 5, 2017 photo, David Garcia, 19, smokes a ...
Masked riot police ringed the demonstration, and the atmosphere remained tense. While insisting that his government respected the right to protest, Prime Minister Youssef Chahed said Tuesday that recent demonstrations had descended into "acts of vandalism, looting and violence against citizens, and ...


 

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