Tag Archives: Clashes

Deadly, clashes, break out, Iraq, Baghdad

Deadly clashes break out again in Iraq, 11 killed in capital

10 October, 2019 10:20 am 10:20 am

BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Clashes between police and protesters killed 11 people in Baghdad on Saturday in a new flare-up of anti-government unrest, as security forces deployed in their hundreds to keep demonstrations away from central squares in the Iraqi capital. Police and medical sources reported the casualties after days of violence around anti-government protests, bringing … Read More

Hong Kong protestors clashes Hong Kong police

Street fires burn in Hong Kong amid battles between protesters, police

09 September, 2019 4:31 pm 4:31 pm

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong police fired water cannon, rubber bullets and round after round of tear gas at petrol bomb-throwing protesters on Sunday in some of the most widespread and violent clashes in more than three months of anti-government unrest. Running battles in the Causeway Bay shopping district, Wan Chai bar area and … Read More

Hong Kong clashes airport Hong Kong airport

Hong Kong on edge after weekend of clashes, airport disruption

09 September, 2019 9:46 am 9:46 am

 HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong commuters were met by riot police at subway stations on Monday in tense scenes following a weekend when protesters intensified their fight for democracy in the Chinese-ruled city, which is facing its biggest political crisis in decades. Protesters have called for a general strike on Monday but the city … Read More

Complete, shutdown, youths, martyred, Occupied Kashmir

Siege by troops triggers clashes in Pulwama, Anantnag

05 May, 2019 2:17 pm 2:17 pm

SRINAGAR (KMS) – In Occupied Kashmir, clashes broke out between Indian troops and protesters in Pulwama and Anantnag districts against a cordon and search operation (CASO) launched by the troops on Tuesday morning. The operation was launched by the troops in Bongam area of Karimabad village. Immediately after the cordon, a group of youth assembled … Read More

42, inmates, strangled, death, Amazon, prison, gang, clashes

At least 57 inmates strangled to death in Amazon prison gang clashes

05 May, 2019 9:25 am 9:25 am

SAO PAULO (Reuters) – At least 57 prisoners in Brazil were found strangled to death on Monday in four jails in the Amazon jungle city of Manaus, where a fight between rival prison gangs resulted in 15 dead the day before, authorities said. A federal task force is being sent to Manaus in an effort … Read More

Clashes, erupt, Kulgam, amid, complete, boycott, Indian, polls, IOK

Clashes erupt in Kulgam amid complete boycott of Indian polls in IOK

04 April, 2019 11:14 am 11:14 am

SRINAGAR (KMS) – In Occupied Kashmir, amid complete boycott of the fourth phase of so-called Indian parliamentary elections, clashes erupted on Monday between youth and Indian forces in South Kashmir’s Kulgam district where polling is scheduled for Islamabad Lok Sabha constituency. Youths pelted stones at Indian troops stationed at Government Higher Secondary School Qoimoh to … Read More

Clashes erupt in Paris as ‘yellow vests’ protest at unrepentant...

01 January, 2019 11:28 pm 11:28 pm

  PARIS (Reuters) – Rioters in Paris torched motorbikes and set barricades ablaze on the upmarket Boulevard Saint Germain on Saturday, as protests against high living costs and the perceived indifference of President Emmanuel Macron turned violent on the fringes. The latest “yellow vest” marches began peacefully but degenerated in the afternoon as protesters threw … Read More