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World - International
7/1/2023 4:55:00 PM
French President Emmanuel Macron has postponed a state visit to Germany due to have begun Sunday, the German presidency announced, following four days of riots in France.

World - International
7/1/2023 12:32:48 PM
Violence and looting hit France in a fourth night of protests as massively deployed police made more than 1,300 arrests and the country braced for more riots ahead of the funeral Saturday of the teenager who was killed by an officer during a traffic stop.

World - International
6/30/2023 6:25:41 PM
French President Emmanuel Macron called on parents to keep child rioters off the streets on Friday, while saying some young people appeared to be copying violent video games which had "intoxicated" them.

World - International
6/30/2023 2:34:52 PM
France's president rushed home from an EU summit Friday for a crisis meeting, after a third night of protests over a policeman's killing of a teen saw cars torched, shops ransacked and hundreds arrested.

Multimedia - In Pictures
6/29/2023 3:45:16 PM

World - Africa
6/24/2023 4:33:09 PM
Sierra Leoneans voted Saturday in a general election in which President Julius Maada Bio is seeking a second term amid a crippling economic crisis that sparked deadly riots last year.

World - International
5/11/2023 10:26:11 AM
Troops were deployed in Pakistan's capital on Thursday after the arrest of former prime minister Imran Khan triggered two days of violent protests by his supporters.

World - International
5/10/2023 10:22:20 AM
Former Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan will appear in a special court at the capital's police headquarters to answer graft charges on Wednesday, a day after his shock arrest prompted violent nationwide protests.

World - Africa
3/26/2023 2:02:57 PM
Kenya's police chief announced Sunday a ban on fresh opposition demonstrations called for Monday, after protests last week degenerated into riots.

World - International
3/11/2023 9:37:02 PM
When rioters stormed Brazil’s top government buildings in January to dispute the outcome of the presidential election, many soldiers stood by as far-right protesters broke windows, defecated in offices and destroyed valuable art.

World - Region
12/26/2022 4:25:12 PM
Iran on Monday blasted Britain's "non-constructive role" a day after the Islamic republic announced the arrest of a UK-linked "network" involved in the three-month protests sparked by Mahsa Amini's death.

World - Region
12/7/2022 1:20:52 PM
Iran's ultra-conservative President Ebrahim Raisi paid a visit Wednesday to a university and praised students for their welcome despite the "atmosphere of riots" after nearly three months of protests.

World - International
11/27/2022 8:22:24 PM
Police had to seal off parts of the center of Brussels, deploy water cannons and fire tear gas to disperse crowds following violence during and after Morocco's 2-0 upset win over Belgium at the World Cup.

World - Region
11/16/2022 10:43:00 AM
An Iranian court has issued a second death sentence in three days against a "rioter" for violence linked to protests that flared over Mahsa Amini's death, the judiciary said.

World - Region
11/13/2022 3:13:23 PM
Iran's judiciary has charged more than 750 people in three provinces for participating in "recent riots", local media reported, amid nationwide protests since the death of Mahsa Amini.

Sports - World
10/2/2022 10:30:51 AM
The death toll from panic at an Indonesian soccer match climbed to 174, most of whom trampled to death after police fired tear gas to dispel riots Saturday, making it one of the deadliest sports events in the world.

World - Africa
5/21/2022 9:40:33 PM
An enraged mob went on a rampage in the northern Nigerian state of Bauchi over alleged blasphemy by a Christian resident, the third such incident in days in the predominantly Muslim part of the country, police said Saturday.

World - International
4/18/2022 1:16:40 PM
Swedish police said they fired warning shots during a riot in an eastern city to disperse protesters angry about demonstrations over the past several days by a Danish anti-Islam group in Sweden. Three people were slightly injured during the clashes.

World - International
11/20/2021 7:05:46 PM
Thousands took to the streets in Austria and Australia Saturday as anger mounted over new Covid restrictions imposed to tackle a resurgent pandemic, sparking overnight riots in a Dutch city and a French island.

World - International
11/18/2021 7:32:46 PM
They have terrorised religious minorities, incited riots against France, and mobilised thousands of fanatical supporters who have paralysed Pakistan with violent protests at a moment's notice.

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