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Violence erupts between locals and migrants in South Africa

The unrest in Pretoria broke out despite a condemnation of anti-foreigner violence and call for calm from President Jacob Zuma.

The unrest in Pretoria broke out despite a condemnation of anti-foreigner violence and call for calm from President Jacob Zuma.

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Hollande urges 'respect' in bid to calm Paris suburb violence

“Police, killers” were among the slogans shouted as French President Francois Hollande visited a gritty suburb of Paris on Tuesday as tensions continue to rise over alleged police…

“Police, killers” were among the slogans shouted as French President Francois Hollande visited a gritty suburb of Paris on Tuesday as tensions continue to rise over alleged police…

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French riots: wounds show no signs of healing soon

Over a decade after the infamous 2005 riots that rocked France, tensions between police and those living on the outskirts of society don't appear to be easing.

Over a decade after the infamous 2005 riots that rocked France, tensions between police and those living on the outskirts of society don't appear to be easing.

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Baghdad anti-corruption protest ends in deadly clashes

At least seven people were killed as Iraqi security forces stopped demonstrators from entering the heavily-fortified Green Zone.

At least seven people were killed as Iraqi security forces stopped demonstrators from entering the heavily-fortified Green Zone.

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Italian students turn violent over turnstiles

There have been ugly scenes in Bologna in Italy after riot police and students clashed inside the city’s university for a second day.

There have been ugly scenes in Bologna in Italy after riot police and students clashed inside the city’s university for a second day.

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Watch: Scuffles break out in South African parliament

There were violent clashes inside South Africa’s parliament on Thursday, (February 9), as members of the Economic Freedom Fighters, (EFF), were forcibly removed.

There were violent clashes inside South Africa’s parliament on Thursday, (February 9), as members of the Economic Freedom Fighters, (EFF), were forcibly removed.

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Clashes as Israeli soldiers enforce eviction of Amona settlement

There have been clashes as Israeli security forces began the eviction of more than 300 Jewish settlers from the outpost of Amona in the occupied West Bank.

There have been clashes as Israeli security forces began the eviction of more than 300 Jewish settlers from the outpost of Amona in the occupied West Bank.

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Israel: two dead in Bedouin village confrontation

Two people have died in a confrontation between police and Bedouin villagers in Umm al-Hiran, southern Israel.

Two people have died in a confrontation between police and Bedouin villagers in Umm al-Hiran, southern Israel.

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Clashes between police and refugees in Florence

There have been scuffles between Somali refugees and police outside the office of regional authorities in Florence.

There have been scuffles between Somali refugees and police outside the office of regional authorities in Florence.

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Another prison riot claims lives in Brazil

It comes only five days after 56 inmates were slaughtered in the country's worst prison massacre in more than two decades.

It comes only five days after 56 inmates were slaughtered in the country's worst prison massacre in more than two decades.

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Calm restored after riot at migrant reception centre in Italy

The unrest in Conetta comes amid signs that Italy is toughening its stance on migrants, with more deportations and an increased number of reception centres.

The unrest in Conetta comes amid signs that Italy is toughening its stance on migrants, with more deportations and an increased number of reception centres.

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Poland: anti-foreigner protests turn violent after fatal stabbing

Riot police have clashed with protesters in Poland amid anti-foreigner sentiment in a northeastern town, after a young local man was stabbed to death on New Year’s Eve following a row at a kebab…

Riot police have clashed with protesters in Poland amid anti-foreigner sentiment in a northeastern town, after a young local man was stabbed to death on New Year’s Eve following a row at a kebab…

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Riot officers regain control of British jail

Police have regained control of one of Britain’s biggest jails hours after a huge riot broke out.

Police have regained control of one of Britain’s biggest jails hours after a huge riot broke out.

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Bulgaria: migrant camp rioter 'belongs to radical cell'

Bulgarian authorities say one of the organisers of this week’s riots at a refugee shelter belongs to a ‘radical cell’.

Bulgarian authorities say one of the organisers of this week’s riots at a refugee shelter belongs to a ‘radical cell’.

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Migrants riot at Bulgarian refugee camp

They are angry about a decision by the local authority to put the camp in the southern town of Harmanli under quarantine after reports of a possible outbreak of skin disease.

They are angry about a decision by the local authority to put the camp in the southern town of Harmanli under quarantine after reports of a possible outbreak of skin disease.

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Brazil: anti-government protesters occupy lower house of Congress

A group of about 60 anti-government protesters took over the chamber of Brazil’s lower house of Congress on Wednesday (November 16), sparking chaos as guards tried to drag them off the main stage wher

A group of about 60 anti-government protesters took over the chamber of Brazil’s lower house of Congress on Wednesday (November 16), sparking chaos as guards tried to drag them off the main stage wher

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Greeks mark anniversary of bloody student uprising

It is 43 years since Greece's students rose up for Democracy and tried to face down the soldiers and tanks of the military regime.

It is 43 years since Greece's students rose up for Democracy and tried to face down the soldiers and tanks of the military regime.

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Violence breaks out at Greek refugee camp

At least 50 people have been arrested on the Greek island of Chios after violence erupted at a migrant camp.

At least 50 people have been arrested on the Greek island of Chios after violence erupted at a migrant camp.

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Anti-government protesters storm Brazil Congress

Anti-government protesters have stormed Brazil’s Congress demanding a military coup. Dozens of demonstrators broke into the lower house chamber

Anti-government protesters have stormed Brazil’s Congress demanding a military coup. Dozens of demonstrators broke into the lower house chamber

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Greek protesters clash with police during Obama visit

A march by thousands of Greek protesters turns violent as they demonstrate against US policy during a visit by President Obama.

A march by thousands of Greek protesters turns violent as they demonstrate against US policy during a visit by President Obama.