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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
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
8/19/2023 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
8/8/2023 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.

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
7/3/2023 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.

Sports - Omni sports
7/3/2023 7:34:32 PM
The city government in Paris said Monday it was "not worried" about knock-on effects from almost a week of riots on next year's Olympic Games.

World - International
7/3/2023 10:21:24 AM
France's mayors have called on members of the public and elected officials to gather at town halls across the country on Monday in a show of mass opposition to violent protests that have dragged on for nearly a week.

World - International
7/2/2023 7:34:00 PM
The grandmother of the French teenager whose fatal shooting by police has sparked several nights of unrest issued a plea for calm Sunday as the home of the mayor of a Paris suburb was attacked with a burning car in a new flaring of violence.

World - International
7/2/2023 5:41:17 PM
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz said Sunday he was following riots in France "with concern", a day after President Emmanuel Macron postponed a state visit to his country over the violence.

World - International
7/2/2023 5:14:11 PM
Six teenagers were arrested following unrest in the Swiss city of Lausanne inspired by the riots in France, Swiss police said Sunday, after more than a hundred youths damaged shops in the city centre.

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