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Riot police have fired tear gas and pepper spray at protesters who obstructed the route of the Olympic flame through a poor neighbourhood of Rio.
Australia is reeling after footage was aired on TV showing guards tear-gassing teenage inmates of a detention centre and strapping a half-naked, hooded boy to a chair.
Besiktas’ first match in their newly rebuilt Vodafone Arena will be remembered more for pre-match violence than the game itself. The first match in
Greece has accused its northern neighbour the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) of excessive use of violence after Sunday’s border scenes
Hundreds of migrants and refugees have been injured during a confrontation with police on the border between Greece and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM).
“What is happening today again in Kosovo’s parliament is a repetition of violent acts, in the highest institution of the country.” Those were the
Opposition politicians in Kosovo have released tear gas in parliament in the ninth such protest since September, 2015. They also aimed a laser beam
Hundreds of mourners have marched through streets of the Turkish city of Diyarbakir to reach the city centre with the coffins of two PKK militants
Kosovo’s parliament was disrupted again on Monday. Members of the opposition have been causing chaos by repeatedly releasing tear gas in protest at
Parliament was evacuated in Kosovo after tear gas was sprayed around the chamber. Windows were also smashed and police covered in pink paint. The
Teargas has been set off in Kosovo’s parliament. It is the second time this has happened in a week. It is in protest at an EU-brokered deal aimed at
Euronews correspondent Mohammed Shaikibrahim reports from Tulkarm in the West Bank where Palestinians clashed with Israeli soldiers. He filmed
An opposition lawmaker in Kosovo appears to set off a smoke bomb in parliament. Albin Kurti is against an EU-brokered deal to improve relations
A Palestinian driver working for the Israeli bus company Egged has been found dead inside his vehicle. Israeli officials described the incident as a
Pro-democracy protesters have again clashed with police in Hong Kong as recent demonstrations stretch to their 40th consecutive day. The scuffles
Police and paramilitary soldiers in Indian-controlled Kashmir used batons and fired tear gas on Sunday to disperse a group of Muslims participating
Student protest leaders in Hong Kong have called for direct talks with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang if the Hong Kong government is unable to resolve
Police in Ankara deployed water cannons on Thursday to disperse protesters who gathered to demand more action from the Turkish government against the
Supporters of former Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide scuffled with riot police on Tuesday as they marched through the capital Port-au-Prince
On Monday, Turkish forces used tear gas and water cannons to push back Kurds who were reportedly trying to approach the border with Syria. Some of
Chaos has broken out in Bolivia after uniformed police took over a barracks in the city of La Paz. Dozens of lower-ranking officers fired tear gas
Police in Turkey fired teargas and used water cannon to disperse protesters marking the one-year anniversary of the start of the country’s deadly
Protesters in Bangkok fanned out across Thailand’s capital in a largely peaceful demonstration. There were minor clashes in one part of the city
There were clashes in central Istanbul on Thursday after Turkish demonstrators tried to defy a government ban on May Day rallies at the city’s iconic
Egyptian riot police fired tear gas to disperse hundreds of pro-Islamist protestors demonstrating inside Al-Ayhar University campus in Cairo on
Syrian refugees threw stones and damaged administrative buildings during clashes at a camp in southeastern Turkey. Police used tear gas and water