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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 - Africa
5/2/2023 1:08:37 PM
Kenyan riot police were out on the streets on Tuesday as the opposition defied a police ban and staged new demonstrations over the cost of living crisis and last year's election results.

World - Region
4/6/2023 10:33:46 PM
Global condemnation and concern have mounted following the brutal entry of Israeli riot police into the prayer hall of Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque to remove worshippers who were staying for overnight prayer, according to Palestinian news agency WAFA.

World - Africa
3/20/2023 10:37:52 AM
Kenyan riot police fired tear gas Monday to disperse demonstrators gathered in Nairobi for a day of action called by the opposition to protest the country's punishing cost of living crisis, AFP correspondents said.

World - Region
1/26/2023 3:46:19 PM
Scores of protesters Thursday scuffled with riot police in Beirut as they tried to break into the chief offices of Lebanon's judiciary, after officials moved to cripple the probe into a massive port explosion that wreaked havoc on the capital city.

World - International
12/5/2022 6:29:21 PM
Members of the Roma community in Greece scuffled with riot police on Monday after a Roma teenager shot by police was left in a critical condition, authorities said.

World - Region
10/3/2022 12:57:41 PM
Iranian students have clashed with security forces at a top Tehran university amid the wave of unrest sparked by the death of Mahsa Amini, state media and rights groups said Monday.

War in Ukraine - Humanitarian
4/15/2022 6:38:52 PM
A Russian court on Friday ordered the pre-trial detention of a Siberian news editor for alleging that 11 riot police members had refused to join Moscow's military campaign in Ukraine.

World - International
1/15/2022 8:05:51 PM
A protest march by 1,500 far-left activists in the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki turned violent Saturday towards its end, when some protesters threw firebombs and rocks at riot police, who responded with stun grenades and tear gas.

World - Region
11/6/2021 9:51:41 AM
One protester was killed and scores of people, mostly members of Iraqi security forces, were injured late Friday when scuffles between supporters of pro-Iran Shia militias who had camped outside Baghdad's Green Zone and anti-riot police turned deadly, officials aid.

World - International
8/7/2021 3:18:50 PM
Thai riot police on Saturday fired water cannons, tear gas and rubber bullets to repel a crowd of several hundred young anti-government protestors

World - Region
7/13/2021 9:50:05 PM
The angry crowd, demanding accountability as the anniversary approaches of Lebanon's worst peace-time disaster, were pushed back by riot police who swung batons and fired tear gas to disperse them

World - International
3/12/2021 9:29:53 PM
After 12 people were killed on Thursday, the British foreign office warned that 'political tension and unrest are widespread since the military takeover and levels of violence are rising'

World - Region
2/6/2021 3:52:05 PM
Riot police deployed cordons around the city centre, stopping both cars and many people from entering the streets around Avenue Habib Bourguiba as thousands of people gathered, a Reuters witness said

World - Region
1/30/2021 8:06:23 PM
Hundreds of riot police confronted the demonstrators, leading to scuffles. Some protesters threw bottles, while police struck some demonstrators with batons

World - Region
12/19/2020 9:00:00 PM
Riot police were dispatched outside the central bank headquarters in central Baghdad prior to the announcement in the event news of the devaluation sparked protests

World - International
11/8/2020 9:14:04 PM
Live television footage showed riot police intervening in the protest, firing water cannons without warning, after demonstrators threatened to blockade the building of Georgia's central election commission

World - International
11/1/2020 11:31:01 AM
Riot police shot blank bullets to try to disperse scores of protesters who were setting fire to rubbish bins in Madrid's main thoroughfare Gran Via

World - International
9/13/2020 5:20:57 PM
Riot police in balaclavas harshly detained some 250 demonstrators as people gathered for a protest on the eve of talks between President Alexander Lukashenko and his main ally, Russia's Vladimir Putin.

World - Region
8/11/2020 1:00:00 PM
Under pressure from all sides, Prime Minister Hassan Diab announced his government's resignation on Monday, even as protesters clashed with riot police near his office for a third consecutive evening of street violence

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