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2 hrs ago | SW Radio Africa

MDC-T youths in anti-government protests in Harare

Hundreds of youths from the MDC-T gathered in central Harare on Thursday to protest against the government of President Robert Mugabe, blaming him for failing to create jobs or improve the economy.

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Related Topix: Robert Mugabe

6 hrs ago | Globe and Mail

Toronto's next police chief could be from outside Canada

Toronto Police Chief Bill Blair listens as former Supreme Court of Canada justice Frank Iacobucci delivers his report on the use of lethal force by Toronto Police during a press conference in Toronto on Thursday, July 24, 2014.

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Related Topix: Canada, Prison, New York

Thu Jul 31, 2014

BlogTO

That time when an Alice Cooper riot rocked the CNE

August 19, 1980: Picture 13,000-plus heavy metal fans milling around Exhibition Place Grandstand, drunk, high and simmering on a muggy August night.

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Related Topix: Music, Entertainment

Newsday

'Guardians of the Galaxy' review: They're a spaced-out riot

In Roslyn Heights accident. two lanes blocked on The L.I.E./I-495 EB between x39/Glen Cove Rd and X40/Jericho Tpk/NY Rt-25 in Jericho.

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Related Topix: Guardians of the Galaxy, Pop/Rock, Galaxy, Roslyn Heights, NY, Jericho, NY, Lake Success, NY, Movies, Entertainment

The Economist

Prisons: Rough justice

"WE ARE just waiting for a complete riot," says an officer at a large prison in England.

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Related Topix: Prison

The Washington Post

Paris riot police deployed for pro-Israel rally

Hundreds of riot police in Paris have been deployed near the Israeli Embassy for the first major pro-Israel rally since the start of the latest Gaza war.

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Related Topix: Israel, Middle East, World News

ABC News

Paris Riot Police Deployed for Pro-Israel Rally

Hundreds of riot police in Paris have been deployed near the Israeli Embassy for the first major pro-Israel rally since the start of the latest Gaza war.

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Related Topix: Israel, Middle East, World News

Hindustan Times

Gangster who thrived on land disputes behind Saharanpur riot held Police

A gangster who thrived on land disputes has been arrested on charges of instigating the last Saturday's Sikh-Muslim clashes that killed three and injured dozens of others in Saharanpur, the police said on Thursday.

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Dear Kitty

British government treats Bahraini human rights defender as a criminal

After attempting yesterday to march with a few hundred people to Freedom Square, only to be blocked by scores of riot police, today Nabeel Rajab decided to try another approach.

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Related Topix: Bahrain, World News, Middle East, Activism, Prison

The Indian Express

BJP team says Saharanpur riots pre-planned

A five-member fact-finding team of the Uttar Pradesh BJP, including MLA Suresh Rana, who is an accused in the Muzaffarnagar riot, visited Saharanpur Wednesday and alleged that the riots in the area were "pre-planned" and that the administration had acted in a one-sided manner, "surrendering to the rioters".

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Related Topix: India,

Wed Jul 30, 2014

The China Post

Premier heads to court over March 23 eviction

Premier Jiang Yi-huah yesterday appeared at the Taipei District Court as a defendant against attempted murder charges filed by activists involved in the March 23 attempt to occupy the Executive Yuan.

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DNA India

Bharatiya Janata Party team visits riot-hit Saharanpur

A six-member Bharatiya Janata Party team on Wednesday visited riot-hit areas of the city and accused the district administration of failing to act against those who instigated the violence.

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Related Topix: India, World News

OUPblog

On the 95th anniversary of the Chicago Race Riots

On 27 July 1919, a black boy swam across an invisible line in the water. "By common consent and custom," an imaginary line extending out across Lake Michigan from Chicago's 29th Street separated the area where blacks were permitted to swim from where whites swam.

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Related Topix: Fire, Chicago Heights, IL

Burmanet

The Global Post: Buddhist vigilantes in Myanmar are sparking riots...

There are plots to systematically seduce naive Buddhist girls into converting to Islam.

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Related Topix: Burma, Southeast Asia, World News,

The Independent

Government making waves on the Mersey

Lord Heseltine is cautiously optimistic over the Coalition's bid to put a regenerated Liverpool at the centre of its target to double exports to A 1 trillion by 2020 Here's a question: what does the Conservative peer Michael Heseltine have in common with the comedian Ken Dodd, trumpeter and television presenter Roy Castle and the Beatles? The ... (more)

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Related Topix: Travel, United Kingdom Travel, Europe Travel, Liverpool, United Kingdom Travel, Pop/Rock, The Beatles, Conservatives (UK)

Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Indian Express

Eid gift for this Saharanpur family means child's surgery in Delhi

Curfew was relaxed for a few hours in the morning in the old city area in Saharanpur on Tuesday.

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The Stranger

The Topless Young Women Who Fight for Freedom

Some find it distasteful, others think it's sexually exploitative, and others are just against the idea of protesting in general.

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Related Topix: Activism

The St. Petersburg Times

One activist and one photographer were arrested at the fifth annual...

Protesters were forced to stay in a fenced-in area on the Field of Mars. Photo: Sergey Chernov / for SPT One activist and one photographer were arrested at the fifth annual St. Petersburg LGBT Pride rally on Saturday, July 26. Nevertheless, the one-hour rally against the discrimination of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people in Russia went ... (more)

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Transgender

Hindustan Times

Sikhs make Eid sweeter for their Muslim workers

Eid passed off peacefully in this riot-hit town famous for its woodwork, and perhaps the likes of Raghubeer Singh and Prabhjot Singh had something to do with it.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Eid ul-Fitr

NEWS.com.au

Police shoot dead dozens of attackers during mob violence in Xinjiang

Armed gang attack a police station in Elixku, Kashgar prefecture, before moving to nearby Huangdi township attacking civilians as they passed Police in Xinjiang shot dead dozens of knife-wielding attackers on Monday morning after they staged assaults on two towns in the westerly Xinjiang region, the official Xinhua news agency said on Tuesday, ... (more)

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Related Topix: World News, China, Asia

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