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World - International
5/21/2024 3:10:20 PM
French President Emmanuel Macron is making a surprise trip to riot-hit New Caledonia, signalling French authorities’ growing confidence that reinforced security and emergency measures are bringing deadly unrest on the French Pacific territory under control.

World - International
5/18/2024 10:22:18 AM
Hundreds of French security personnel tried to restore order in the Pacific territory of New Caledonia on Saturday, after a fifth night of riots, looting and unrest.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
5/2/2024 9:27:09 AM
Police in riot gear massed on the UCLA campus and ordered a large group of pro-Palestinian demonstrators inside a fortified encampment to leave the area or face arrest late Wednesday, one night after violence instigated by counter-protesters erupted in the same place.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
5/1/2024 10:30:00 AM
The pro-Palestinian demonstration that flooded Columbia University ended in dramatic fashion late Tuesday, with police carrying riot shields swarming the Ivy League campus, bursting into an administration building protesters took over the previous night and making dozens of arrests.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
4/27/2024 7:16:56 PM
Police in riot gear detained about 100 people as they cleared a pro-Palestinian encampment at a Boston university Saturday, the latest in a series of crackdowns on US campuses triggered by protests over Israel's war on Gaza.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
4/27/2024 12:17:46 PM
Students protesting the Israel war on Gaza at universities across the U.S., some of whom have clashed with police in riot gear, dug in Saturday and vowed to keep their demonstrations going, while several school faculties condemned university presidents who have called in law enforcement to remove protesters.

World - International
3/5/2024 11:32:11 AM
The US Supreme Court on Monday unanimously restored Donald Trump to 2024 presidential primary ballots, rejecting state attempts to ban the Republican former president over the Capitol riot.

Arts & Culture - Music
12/28/2023 6:36:14 PM
Mbongeni Ngema, writer of the acclaimed musical "Sarafina" about student riots in apartheid Soweto, was killed in a car crash on Wednesday at the age of 68, his family announced.

World - International
11/15/2023 6:05:38 PM
French authorities Wednesday released from custody a police officer who shot dead a teenager during traffic controls this year in a killing that sparked over a week of nationwide rioting, prosecutors said.

World - International
9/7/2023 7:19:56 PM
A 16-year-old boy was declared brain-dead on Thursday following a collision between his scooter and a police vehicle west of Paris, prosecutors said, just over two months after a teen's fatal shooting by police sparked a week of riots.

World - International
9/3/2023 7:27:39 PM
Swedish police on Sunday arrested two people and detained around 10 people after a violent riot broke out at a protest involving a burning of the Quran, police said.

World - International
8/29/2023 2:19:34 PM
Nearly 2,000 people have been convicted in France over nationwide riots sparked in late June by the fatal police shooting of a teenager during a traffic stop near Paris, Justice Minister Eric Dupond-Moretti said on Tuesday.

World - International
8/21/2023 12:55:03 PM
Authorities in Pakistan are promising 2 million rupees ($6,800) in compensation for each of nearly 100 poor Christians who lost their homes when a Muslim mob angered over the alleged desecration of a Quran stormed their neighborhoods, burning at least 16 churches and damaging houses, officials said Monday.

World - International
8/19/2023 11:55:15 AM
A Muslim cleric is among a dozen people being investigated for using mosque loudspeakers to order protests against alleged blasphemy by Christians which erupted into mob violence in Pakistan earlier this week, a senior police official said.

World - International
8/18/2023 6:42:13 PM
More than 80 Christian homes and 19 churches in Pakistan were vandalised when a Muslim mob rampaged through the streets over alleged blasphemy this week, the head of Punjab provincial police, Usman Anwar, said Friday.

World - International
8/8/2023 10:09:46 PM
Three French police officers were arrested on Tuesday over the death of a 27-year-old man in the southern city of Marseille in early July during nationwide rioting, prosecutors said.

Arts & Culture - Stage & Street
7/30/2023 8:16:31 PM
In a riot of colour, music and dance, thousands of Tuareg have flocked to the Sebeiba festival that marks the end of an ancient tribal feud and which once a year transforms an oasis town deep in the Algerian Sahara.

World - International
7/24/2023 12:25:38 PM
The remanding in custody of a French policeman in the city of Marseille sparked new controversy Monday weeks after violent riots, with the left lambasting a call from police chiefs for the officer to be freed.

Opinion -
7/22/2023 11:14:10 PM
The recent riots in France reveal a profound division in the country. Street-fighting youth in Paris connect with the 17-year-old boy Nahel, who was shot by police on the 27th of June in West Paris.

World - International
7/19/2023 8:01:03 PM
French prosecutors said Wednesday they had opened an investigation into an online collection for a French policeman who sparked nationwide riots in late June by shooting a teenager dead in a Paris suburb.

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