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More than 200 arrests in Montreal riot

MONTREAL — The city’s so-called “anti police brutality protest” once again ended with hooligans attacking police officers and ordinary citizens while ransacking downtown stores. Police arrested more than 200 people after a dozen police officers were injured and cruisers were … Continue reading

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Street battle rages near Egypt’s interior ministry

A demonstrator and an army officer were reported dead in Cairo and in the city of Suez two people were killed as police used live rounds to hold back crowds trying to break into a police station and fought in … Continue reading

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Residents clash with police near Algerian capital

Riots have become a regular occurrence in Algeria, a big exporter of energy to Europe, and it has many of the same problems, including unemployment and a lack of trust in the authorities, that last year sparked revolts in several … Continue reading

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New riots in Moroccan phosphate region over jobs

Moroccan security forces used truncheons, tear gas and water canons on protesters demanding jobs, local residents said on Thursday, in a bid to tame a third day of riots in the country’s phosphate-mining central area. Government officials could not immediately … Continue reading

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Authorities arrest 19 over S.China riots – report

Police in southern China have arrested 19 people in connection with one of the worst outbreaks of civil unrest seen in the export-oriented Guangdong province in years, Chinese media reported on Friday. A heavy police presence remained on the streets … Continue reading

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5 inmates injured in Avenal prison riots

Five inmates at Avenal State Prison were injured Tuesday when three consecutive riots broke out, a prison official said. The first riot began shortly before 7 p.m. in one housing unit, soon followed by disturbances in two other housing units, … Continue reading

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Saint John, N.B., jail damaged after 16 prisoners erect barricade, riot

(CP) SAINT JOHN, N.B. — Prisoners barricaded themselves into a unit and caused extensive damage Saturday in a provincial jail in Saint John. Nobody was injured in the incident at the Saint John Regional Correctional Centre.

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Police nab 5 in Chisokone riots

By ZANGOSE CHAMBWA and ALEX NJOVU POLICE have arrested five people who are suspected of participating in the riots at Chisokone market in Kitwe on Thursday.

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Police quell immigrant riots in Italy

January 9 Nearly 70 people, including 30 immigrants, 19 policemen and 17 Italians were injured in the clashes, which started on Thursday after two Africans – from Togo and Nigeria – were shot at with air rifles by locals.

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