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29 Officers Hurt in Northern Ireland Clashes

Posted January 12th, 2013 at 8:40 pm (UTC-5)
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Twenty-nine police officers have been injured in the latest bout of rioting in Northern Ireland’s capital, Belfast, over limits to the flying of the British flag. Riot police used water cannon and fired six plastic bullet rounds at protesters who threw rocks and other objects at officers during the clashes in east Belfast Saturday. The […]

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Supporters and Opponents of Egypt’s President Clash

Posted October 12th, 2012 at 12:10 pm (UTC-5)
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Supporters of Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi scuffled with opponents in Cairo’s Tahrir Square on Friday in the worst violence since Egypt’s new Islamist leader took office this year. Morsi’s Muslim Brotherhood movement and a coalition of secular leaning groups were holding separate rallies when people from each side began throwing stones at one another. The […]

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Nigerian Forces Say Shootout Kills 16 Militants

Posted June 5th, 2012 at 11:20 pm (UTC-5)
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Nigerian forces say they have killed 16 suspected Islamic militants in a shootout in the northeastern city of Maiduguri. The Nigerian Joint Task Force field commander, Colonel Victor Ebhaleme, said the fighting late Tuesday occurred around the densely populated Lawan Bukar and Shehuri areas of the city. He said Nigerian forces seized weapons and ammunition […]

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Nigerian Forces Say Shootout with Islamic Militia Kills 16

Posted June 5th, 2012 at 7:05 pm (UTC-5)
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Nigerian forces say explosions and a shootout with radical Islamic militia in the northeastern city of Maiduguri has left 16 suspected militants dead late Tuesday. The Nigerian Joint Task Force field commander, Colonel Victor Ebhaleme, said the violence occurred around densely populated Lawan Bukar and Shehuri areas of the city. He said Nigerian forces had […]

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Deadly Clashes Over Syria in Both Lebanon and Syria

Posted May 13th, 2012 at 5:40 am (UTC-5)
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Witnesses say ongoing clashes in Lebanon between groups supporting and opposed to the Syrian government have killed one person, as more violence in Syria has left at least five dead. Residents could still hear gunfire Sunday in the northern city of Tripoli as residents from the predominantly Sunni Muslim district fought overnight with residents belonging […]

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1 Killed, 68 Wounded in Egypt Football Clashes

Posted March 24th, 2012 at 4:10 pm (UTC-5)
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Fresh clashes between Egyptian soldiers and thousands of angry football fans in the northern city of Port Said, on the Mediterranean coast, have left one teenager dead and 68 others wounded. Large-scale protests began late Friday after the Egyptian Football Association said the Al-Masry club would be banned for two seasons and Port Said Stadium […]

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One Killed in Egypt Clashes Following Soccer Club Ban

Posted March 24th, 2012 at 9:00 am (UTC-5)
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One teenager was shot and killed and at least 18 others injured in the northern Egyptian city of Port Said in clashes that erupted between security forces and thousands of angry soccer fans. Large-scale protests began late Friday after the Egyptian Football Association said the Al-Masry soccer club would be banned for two seasons and […]

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One Killed in Egypt Clashes Following Soccer Club Ban

Posted March 24th, 2012 at 8:40 am (UTC-5)
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One teenager was shot and killed and at least 18 others injured in the northern Egyptian city of Port Said in clashes that erupted between security forces and thousands of angry soccer fans. Large-scale protests began late Friday after the Egyptian Football Association said the Al-Masry soccer club would be banned for two seasons and […]

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Kazakhstan Charges Police, Opposition in Riot

Posted January 26th, 2012 at 2:10 pm (UTC-5)
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Kazakh prosecutors are pressing charges against a newspaper editor, an opposition leader and three policemen in connection with deadly clashes last month in a western oil town. Kazakhstan’s National Security Service on Monday arrested the editor of the weekly Vzglyad newspaper (Igor Vinyavsky), as well as Vladimir Kozlov, leader of the unregistered Alga party, on […]

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Violent Clashes in Chile on Coup Anniversary

Posted September 12th, 2011 at 6:15 pm (UTC-5)
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Demonstrators have clashed with police in Chile’s capital, Santiago, leaving a 15-year-old girl seriously injured and dozens more under arrest in protests that coincided with the 38th anniversary of the country’s military coup. Authorities say the disturbances began Saturday and continued well into Sunday and that 280 people were arrested. Forty police officers were injured. […]

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