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Curfew in southeastern Nigeria after clashes between pro-Biafra supporters and the military

September 13, 2017 10:30 pm
Curfew in southeastern Nigeria after clashes between pro-Biafra supporters and the military

A photo shows a view of an empty highway running past the Ogbaru Market in Onitsha on May 30, 2017, during a shutdown in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Nigerian Civil War. (Photo by AFP) A three-day dusk-to-dawn curfew has been imposed in southeast Nigeria due to mounting […]

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Police clash with protesters in South Korea as more THAAD launchers arrive

September 7, 2017 9:30 am
Police clash with protesters in South Korea as more THAAD launchers arrive

South Korean police have clashed with hundreds of demonstrators rallying against the deployment of more rocket launchers from a US missile system to their country. The scuffles occurred on Wednesday evening as riot police tried to break out protesting crowds of about 400 residents in North Gyeongsang Province’s Seongju County […]

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Clashes erupt in Mauritania ahead of constitutional referendum

August 4, 2017 9:52 am
Clashes erupt in Mauritania ahead of constitutional referendum

People hold a banner (R) reading “No to arbitrary arrests” during a demonstration against discrimination in Nouakchott, Mauritania, on April 29, 2015. (Photo by AFP) Police and opposition activists clashed Thursday in Mauritania’s capital on the final day of campaigning for a controversial constitutional referendum. Authorities had refused to give […]

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Clashes have broken out between police and people protesting against the new Belgian government’s austerity

November 6, 2014 7:41 pm
Clashes have broken out between police and people protesting against the new Belgian government’s austerity

The clashes came after a two-hour peaceful march by some 100,000 workers in the city on Thursday. Belgian police deployed tear gas, water cannon and pepper spray against the demonstrators when some of them began hurling objects at officers, torching bins, overturning cars, and setting off fireworks.  Clashes have broken […]

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