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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.

World - International
7/9/2023 5:23:55 PM
France has banned the sale, possession and transport of fireworks during the July 14 national holiday weekend, following riots sparked by the police killing a teenager, the government said Sunday.

World - International
7/8/2023 3:11:28 PM
The UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD), made up of 18 independent experts, flagged concerns on racial profiling and the excessive use of force by law enforcement".

World - International
7/7/2023 12:35:45 PM
After a pleasant evening of wine-tasting, joyfully billed “Grapes and Friends!” with a hundred or so people and oysters, charcuteries and cheeses, the mayor of the picturesque French town of Quissac was on his way home.

World - International
7/5/2023 1:10:44 PM
Clashes between French police and rioters de-escalated again overnight, the government said Wednesday, eight days after the killing of a teenager by police sparked the worst urban violence in years.

World - International
7/4/2023 10:15:52 PM
The riots triggered by the death of a teen, who was shot dead by police at a traffic stop, are the biggest in France's multi-ethnic high-rise estates in nearly two decades.

World - International
7/4/2023 1:06:51 PM
French President Emmanuel Macron raised the idea of handing out quick-fire fines to the parents of children caught committing vandalism or robberies as part of the government's response to days of rioting.

World - International
7/3/2023 8:41:24 PM
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday blamed France's nationwide riots on "institutional racism" and the country's colonial past.

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