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2 hrs ago | Daily Times

Crackdown leaves three dead, sends 700 to hospital : September 01, 2014,

ISLAMABAD: Around 700 people were wounded and three killed as riot police battled crowds of charged protesters led by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan and Pakistan Awami Tehreek chief Tahirul Qadri all through Saturday night and Sunday morning.

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Related Topix: Pakistan

6 hrs ago | ABC News

Algeria Soccer Death Seen Part of a Wider Ills

The rocks came raining down after the final whistle of the Algerian soccer match, an increasingly common ritual in stadiums across the country.

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Related Topix: Algeria, Africa, World News

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Watford Observer

Nigel Farage will join other Ukip representatives for a pro-Union rally in Scotland

UK party leader Nigel Farage will join Scottish party chairman Arthur Misty Thackery, Scottish MEP David Coburn and elected Ukip members from around the UK for the rally in Glasgow on September 12. Mr Thackery told the Press Association: "This rally is to show that the UK is one single united country, and we have our fellow Scots and Britons all ... (more)

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom

Russia Taday

Swedish syndrome: Injuries & arrests as neo-Nazi march provokes clash with anti-fascists, police

Demonstrators clash with the police during a protest against an election meeting organised by right-wing political group The Party of the Swedes , at the Kungstradgarden square in central Stockholm August 30, 2014.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Sweden, World News,

Jerusalem Post

Rioting resumes throughout east Jerusalem Saturday night

Numerous neighborhoods in east Jerusalem became engulfed in violence Saturday night when hundreds of masked Palestinians rioted by throwing Molotov cocktails, firecrackers and rocks at police and Jewish residents.

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Related Topix: Israel, Middle East, Terrorism

Business News

Pussy Riot members liken Australian asylum detention to Russian justice

Two members of the feminist punk band Pussy Riot have drawn parallels between Russia's inhumane treatment of prisoners and Australia 's asylum seeker policy.

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Related Topix: Activism, Russia, World News

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

3 killed as protesters clash with Pakistan police

A Pakistani protester throws tear gas shell back towards police during a protest in Islamabad, Pakistan, Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014.

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Related Topix: Pakistan, World News

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Watertown Daily Times

Return to sender: MRAP vehicle not suited for use by rural police departments

Most Americans have no desire to look at their streets and believe their neighborhood has been invaded by an occupying force.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Opinion

San Jose Mercury News

Barnidge: The reason for armored vehicles? To keep police safe while they do their jobs

The vehicle manufactured by Lenco Industries is called the Bearcat, a cuddly acronym that doesn't capture the weighty mission referenced in its full name: Ballistic Engineered Armored Response Counter Attack Truck.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Science / Technology

CBC News

Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif confronted by thousands of protesters

Thousands of supporters of Tahir ul-Qadri, Sufi cleric and leader of political party Pakistan Awami Tehreek , protested outside the prime minister's house on August 30, demanding that he step down.

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Monterey County Herald

Pakistani protesters head toward premier's house

Pakistani police are firing tear gas at thousands of protesters led by a cricket-legend-turned politician and an anti-government cleric as they march toward the prime minister's home in the capital.

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Related Topix: Canada

San Francisco Bay View

Ending hostilities means no more violence on the yards - period

I believe that a lot of racial tension in California prisons comes from this: The end of hostilities is being misinterpreted.

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Related Topix: State Prisons, Salinas Valley State Prison, Prison

The Star Online

Respect our laws, police warn foreign workers

File picture shows a police officer addressing a crowd of foreign workers who staged a strike outside the JCY HDD Technology Sdn Bhd building in Kulaijaya on Tuesday.

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Hindustan Times

Riots fizzle out but peace yet to return to Muzaffarnagar

The disquiet in riot-scarred West Uttar Pradesh is perhaps best described by this song from Muzaffar Ali's film Gaman: "Seene mein jalan aakhon mein toofan sa kyon hain, Is shahr mein har shaqs pareshan sa kyon hain ."

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Related Topix: India,

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Charter97

Homiel resident gets punished with 5-day arrest for calling police

The decision was made by a judge Volha Kazlova on 28 August as she considered the administrative protocol, made by police, BelaPAN reports.

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Common Dreams

Police Riot: Ferguson Residents Sue and Otherwise Demand Their Humanity Back From Thug Cops

Seeking a "fresh start" for a divided community, another group of attorneys is asking Ferguson's mayor to grant amnesty for thousands of non-violent bench warrants issued to residents.

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Related Topix: US News, Liberal Political News

The Town Talk

Facts ignored when it comes to riot control - ColumnFacts ignored...

Facts ignored when it comes to riot control - Column Do you prefer that fewer people get killed or that kinder rhetoric and tactics be used? Check out this story on thetowntalk.com: http://www.thetowntalk.com/story/opinion/2014/08/29/facts-ignored-comes-riot-control-column/14760181/ The political left has been campaigning against the use of force ... (more)

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The York Daily Record

Family sues Georgia police after death in custody

The family of a man who died after Atlanta-area police used stun guns on him has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the former officers and the city, the family's lawyer said.

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Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, East Point, GA

Reuters

Guinean security forces break up riot in Ebola-racked south

Riots broke out in Guinea's second-largest city Nzerekore over rumors that health workers had infected people with the deadly Ebola virus, a Red Cross official and residents said on Friday.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Guinea, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Thanh Nein News

Vietnamese gov't denies rumors of huge Chinese workforce at site of deadly riot

The Vietnamese government dismissed rumors that tens of thousands of Chinese workers are currently employed at the industrial zone where three Chinese workers were killed in riots last May. Amid rising unemployment, stories published by several media outlets this week alleged that Taiwan's Formosa Plastics Group planned to add 10,000 Chinese ... (more)

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Related Topix: Vietnam, World News

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