Riots

August 31, 2018 - 10:42 am
CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian anti-riot police and central security forces have been deployed around Cairo's Tahrir Square in apparent anticipation of a possible gathering. Friday's deployment comes after recently arrested ex-diplomat Masoum Marzouk called for a "public gathering" at the square — epicenter...
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August 19, 2018 - 10:30 am
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Ugandan police say one person has been killed in riots over the arrests of opposition lawmakers, including two who sustained injuries during detention. Five other protesters were injured Sunday as police tried to disperse a group of people who barricaded a road in Mityana,...
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People carry a banner reading 'I don't regret anything' during a demonstration commemorating the 31st death anniversary Hitler's deputy Rudolf Hess in Berlin Saturday, Aug 18, 2018. Hess died 1987 in a prison in Berlin. (Christoph Soeder/dpa via AP)
August 18, 2018 - 12:05 pm
BERLIN (AP) — Hundreds of neo-Nazis waving flags with the colors of the German Reich are marching through central Berlin, protected from counter-protesters by police in riot gear. Berlin police spokesman Thilo Cablitz said officers had to physically remove some left-wing demonstrators who had...
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A protester confronts riot gear-clad police on the campus of the University of Virginia during a rally to mark the anniversary of last year's Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, Va., Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
August 11, 2018 - 10:55 pm
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The city of Charlottesville marked the anniversary of last summer's white supremacist violence that sent ripples through the country with largely peaceful vigils and other events, but police had a brief, tense confrontation with demonstrators angry over the heavy...
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A protester confronts riot gear-clad police on the campus of the University of Virginia during a rally to mark the anniversary of last year's Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, Va., Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
August 11, 2018 - 9:32 pm
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The city of Charlottesville marked the anniversary of last summer's white supremacist violence that sent ripples through the country with largely peaceful vigils and other events, but police had a brief, tense confrontation with students angry over the heavy security...
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A man throws a plastic bottle at riot police during protests outside the government headquarters, in Bucharest, Romania, Friday, Aug. 10, 2018. Tens of thousands of Romanians flocked to an anti-government protest in Bucharest on Friday, urging the left-wing government to resign and call an early election. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)
August 11, 2018 - 6:21 am
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romanian police on Saturday defended their use of force after an anti-government protest turned violent leaving 455 people, including three dozen riot police, needing medical treatment. Marius Militaru, spokesman for Romania's riot police, said 70 people, including 11 riot...
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August 06, 2018 - 9:03 am
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — As Zimbabwean soldiers opened fire on rioters, protesters and bystanders after a disputed election, teen-agers in an International Tennis Federation tournament were battling each other on hard courts a few kilometers (miles) from the deadly violence. On Monday, junior tennis...
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A press conference by opposition leader Nelson Chamisa gets underway in Harare, Zimbabwe, Friday Aug. 3, 2018. Hours after President Emmerson Mnangagwa was declared the winner of a tight election, riot police disrupted the press conference where opposition leader Nelson Chamisa was about to respond to the election results. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)
August 03, 2018 - 11:36 am
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — The Latest on Zimbabwe's election (all times local): 5:35 p.m. Zimbabwe's president is praising "a free, fair and credible election, as we have always promised" and "unprecedented flowering of freedom and democracy in our beloved homeland" even as the opposition loudly...
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Opposition MDC party supporters protest in the streets of Harare during clashes with police Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018. Hundreds of angry opposition supporters outside Zimbabwe's electoral commission were met by riot police firing tear gas as the country awaited the results of Monday's presidential election, the first after the fall of longtime leader Robert Mugabe. (AP Photo/Mujahid Safodien)
August 01, 2018 - 4:18 pm
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — The Latest on Zimbabwe's election (all times local): 10:20 p.m. Zimbabwe's president is urging political leaders to advocate for peace "as this day that ended in tragedy comes to a close." President Emmerson Mnangagwa is tweeting not long after he blamed the opposition for...
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The body of a man lays in the closed entrance of store after been shot as opposition party supporters and police clashed in Harare, Zimbabwe, Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018. Gunfire, tear gas, and burning cars disrupted Harare’s streets Wednesday as armed riot police and army troops clashed with rock-throwing opposition supporters, protesting delays in announcing the results of Monday’s presidential election, the first after the fall of longtime leader Robert Mugabe. (AP Photo/Bram Janssen)
August 01, 2018 - 11:00 am
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Rioting erupted Wednesday in Zimbabwe's capital as opposition supporters clashed with police and army troops over delays in announcing results from the presidential election, the country's first since the fall of longtime leader Robert Mugabe. The security forces opened fire...
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