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Denver Post
Hilker: On college campuses, it's disinvitation seasonspeak to various groups on campuses is increasing. For example, if the Young Re
Hilker: On college campuses, it's disinvitation season
Denver Post / Posted 4 hours ago
speak to various groups on campuses is increasing. For example, if the Young Republicans want to hear John McCain, the riot police may have to be on standby. The suppression of free speech is more likely to occur at schools that have rigid... Read more
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chroniclelive
The Battle of Orgreave - what happened that day and why does it matter?and how they went over the top.” He said the riot charges, as at Orgreave, wer
The Battle of Orgreave - what happened that day and why does it matter?
chroniclelive / Posted 6 hours ago
and how they went over the top.” He said the riot charges, as at Orgreave, were dropped. Arthur Scargill assisted by riot police after he was injured outside the Orgreave coking plant near Rotherham, during violent clashes between police and... Read more
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SportsFan
Greek Cup final postponed by policeon March 2 was abandoned due to a pitch invasion. Fans also hurled flares and
Greek Cup final postponed by police
SportsFan / Posted 8 hours ago
on March 2 was abandoned due to a pitch invasion. Fans also hurled flares and missiles before being dispersed by riot police. Kontonis reversed his decision last month after ruling body FIFA and European counterpart UEFA warned the... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Heavy security, few protesters in central BaghdadIraqi riot police sit on a street in the area of the Jumhuriyah Bridge, a route
Heavy security, few protesters in central Baghdad
News 24 South Africa / Posted 9 hours ago
Iraqi riot police sit on a street in the area of the Jumhuriyah Bridge, a route leading from Tahrir Square to the Green Zone. (Ahmad al-Rubaye, AFP) Baghdad - A major demonstration failed to materialise in central Baghdad on Friday as Iraq deployed... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Myanmar mine protest will test Suu Kyisay their land has been unlawfully confiscated to expand the mine. After big p
Myanmar mine protest will test Suu Kyi
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 11 hours ago
say their land has been unlawfully confiscated to expand the mine. After big protests in 2012 and 2013, when riot police raided a protest camp injuring more than 100 people, then opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi led an inquiry that... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Hundreds protest restart of China-backed copper mine in Myanmarsay their land has been unlawfully confiscated to expand the mine. After big p
Hundreds protest restart of China-backed copper mine in Myanmar
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 11 hours ago
say their land has been unlawfully confiscated to expand the mine. After big protests in 2012 and 2013, when riot police raided a protest camp injuring more than 100 people, then opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi led an inquiry that... Read more
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Reuters
Italy clamps down on destitute refugee squatters with eviction noticesnewspaper office where scores of squatters - asylum seekers, refugees and a few
Italy clamps down on destitute refugee squatters with eviction notices
Reuters / Posted 13 hours ago
newspaper office where scores of squatters - asylum seekers, refugees and a few Italians - fear a confrontation with Rome's riot police. The bars went up after the occupants of the former La Stampa office found out about City Hall's plan to evict... Read more
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iol.co.za
#Vuwani: 15 arrested over torching of schoolstask team has since been established to deal with the crisis. Protesters barri
#Vuwani: 15 arrested over torching of schools
iol.co.za / Posted 16 hours ago
task team has since been established to deal with the crisis. Protesters barricaded roads, stoned passing cars and battled riot police after community leaders announced that they had lost a high court battle to have their area excluded from the new... Read more
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iol.co.za
Ministers in Vuwani to try to calm furytheir school records were reduced to ashes. Roads were barricaded with branche
Ministers in Vuwani to try to calm fury
iol.co.za / Posted 18 hours ago
their school records were reduced to ashes. Roads were barricaded with branches and debris, while passing vehicles and riot police were pelted with stones. People trying to get to work were left stranded as bus and taxi operators feared the... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
French police hit back at 'anti-cop hatred' after protest violencedemonstration. A further investigation is under way after a student protester i
French police hit back at 'anti-cop hatred' after protest violence
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 18 hours ago
demonstration. A further investigation is under way after a student protester in Rennes last month lost an eye when riot police allegedly opened fire with “flash-ball” weapons to control a crowd. The leftwing CGT trade union has issued two... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Secret Debts Create Deepening Economic Crisishave been provided, but the items imported appear to include new armoured cars
Secret Debts Create Deepening Economic Crisis
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
have been provided, but the items imported appear to include new armoured cars for riot control and equipment for the riot police, who have been doing most of the fighting against Renamo. This huge increase in spending at a time of cuts to... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
South Africa: Buildings at 17 schools burned in protestsprovince was relatively calm Thursday after the unrest, in which protesters als
South Africa: Buildings at 17 schools burned in protests
WBOC Salisbury / Posted yesterday
province was relatively calm Thursday after the unrest, in which protesters also blocked roads, burned vehicles and fought riot police. The violence started Sunday after residents failed in a legal bid to stop their area from being shifted from... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
South Africa: Buildings at 17 schools burned in protestsprovince was relatively calm Thursday after the unrest, in which protesters als
South Africa: Buildings at 17 schools burned in protests
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted yesterday
province was relatively calm Thursday after the unrest, in which protesters also blocked roads, burned vehicles and fought riot police. The violence started Sunday after residents failed in a legal bid to stop their area from being shifted from... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
South Africa: Buildings at 17 schools burned in protestsprovince was relatively calm Thursday after the unrest, in which protesters als
South Africa: Buildings at 17 schools burned in protests
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted yesterday
province was relatively calm Thursday after the unrest, in which protesters also blocked roads, burned vehicles and fought riot police. The violence started Sunday after residents failed in a legal bid to stop their area from being shifted from... Read more
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iol.co.za
Future bleak for #Vuwani pupils after 17 schools torchedmake fresh applications in 2020. On Thursday roads were barricaded with tree b
Future bleak for #Vuwani pupils after 17 schools torched
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
make fresh applications in 2020. On Thursday roads were barricaded with tree branches and debris, while passing cars and riot police were pelted with stones. People trying to get to work were also left stranded as bus and taxi operators feared... Read more
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Daily Star
Police rain punches down on Manchester City fans during Champions League clash@Spaceg1rl, at the match posted a picture from the away section showing police
Police rain punches down on Manchester City fans during Champions League clash
Daily Star / Posted yesterday
@Spaceg1rl, at the match posted a picture from the away section showing police surrounding a fallen fan. She tweeted: “Riot Police beating up City fans for no reason in Madrid. Photo taken by a bystander.” And another fan, @bignickmcfc,... Read more
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give me sport
Policemen launch shocking attack on fans during Real Madrid v Man City gamepolice in Madrid are an outrage. I’m a very calm respectable person. I’ve been
Policemen launch shocking attack on fans during Real Madrid v Man City game
give me sport / Posted yesterday
police in Madrid are an outrage. I’m a very calm respectable person. I’ve been pushed hit and abused by Madrid police. “Riot police still flying into the city end. One man just dragged out by 7!” And another fan, @bignickmcfc, tweeted: “City... Read more
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iol.co.za
#Vuwani calm but tense after mayhemarea being incorporated into a new municipality have set alight schools, barric
#Vuwani calm but tense after mayhem
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
area being incorporated into a new municipality have set alight schools, barricaded roads, stoned passing cars and battled riot police. Several vehicles, a post office and a tribal office were also set alight. The violent protests erupted on... Read more
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iol.co.za
15 schools now torched in Vuwanihave taking to venting their anger, torching schools in the area, barricading r
15 schools now torched in Vuwani
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
have taking to venting their anger, torching schools in the area, barricading roads, stoning passing cars and battling riot police. Several vehicles, a post office and a tribal office have also been set alight. Limpopo premier Stan Mathabatha... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Egypt's journalists warn of strike if minister stayswithout prior police permission. On Wednesday, the privately owned al-Maqaal da
Egypt's journalists warn of strike if minister stays
The Oklahoman / Posted 2 days ago
without prior police permission. On Wednesday, the privately owned al-Maqaal daily carried a cartoon depicting riot police beating up a young man holding up a newspaper as a shield while blaming el-Sissi for unleashing police... Read more
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iol.co.za
Vuwani protesters torch two more schoolshave taking to venting their anger, torching schools in the area, barricading r
Vuwani protesters torch two more schools
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
have taking to venting their anger, torching schools in the area, barricading roads, stoning passing cars and battling riot police. Several vehicles, a post office and a tribal office have also been set alight. Limpopo premier Stan Mathabatha... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Spanish police throw punches at Manchester City fans inside the Bernabeu stadiumpolice in Madrid are an outrage. I’m a very calm resepectable person. I’ve been
Spanish police throw punches at Manchester City fans inside the Bernabeu stadium
Manchester Evening News / Posted 2 days ago
police in Madrid are an outrage. I’m a very calm resepectable person. I’ve been pushed hit and abused by Madrid police. “Riot police still flying into the city end. One man just dragged out by 7!” Others at the ground said that the Spanish force... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Manchester City fans 'battered by police' during Champion's League semi-final@Spaceg1rl, at the match posted a picture from the away section showing police
Manchester City fans 'battered by police' during Champion's League semi-final
Daily Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
@Spaceg1rl, at the match posted a picture from the away section showing police surrounding a fallen fan. She tweeted: “Riot Police beating up City fans for no reason in Madrid. Photo taken by a bystander.” Joe Hart and Gareth Bale after the... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Manchester City fans claim rough treatment by Spanish police amid reports of scuffles at the BernabeuCity FC at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu on May 4, 2016 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by
Manchester City fans claim rough treatment by Spanish police amid reports of scuffles at the Bernabeu
Manchester Evening News / Posted 2 days ago
City FC at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu on May 4, 2016 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images ) She tweeted: “Riot Police beating up City fans for no reason in Madrid. Photo taken by a bystander.” And another fan, @bignickmcfc,... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Egypt's journalists warn of strike if minister stayswithout prior police permission. On Wednesday, the privately owned al-Maqaal da
Egypt's journalists warn of strike if minister stays
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 2 days ago
without prior police permission. On Wednesday, the privately owned al-Maqaal daily carried a cartoon depicting riot police beating up a young man holding up a newspaper as a shield while blaming el-Sissi for unleashing police... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Egypt's journalists warn of strike if minister stayswithout prior police permission. On Wednesday, the privately owned al-Maqaal da
Egypt's journalists warn of strike if minister stays
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 2 days ago
without prior police permission. On Wednesday, the privately owned al-Maqaal daily carried a cartoon depicting riot police beating up a young man holding up a newspaper as a shield while blaming el-Sissi for unleashing police... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Egypt's journalists warn of strike if minister stayswithout prior police permission. On Wednesday, the privately owned al-Maqaal da
Egypt's journalists warn of strike if minister stays
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 2 days ago
without prior police permission. On Wednesday, the privately owned al-Maqaal daily carried a cartoon depicting riot police beating up a young man holding up a newspaper as a shield while blaming el-Sissi for unleashing police... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Egypt's journalists warn of strike if minister stayswithout prior police permission. On Wednesday, the privately owned al-Maqaal da
Egypt's journalists warn of strike if minister stays
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 2 days ago
without prior police permission. On Wednesday, the privately owned al-Maqaal daily carried a cartoon depicting riot police beating up a young man holding up a newspaper as a shield while blaming el-Sissi for unleashing police... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Egypt's journalists vow to go on strike if minister staysand others are blocked from entering a protest near the Press Syndicate in Cair
Egypt's journalists vow to go on strike if minister stays
Stamford Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
and others are blocked from entering a protest near the Press Syndicate in Cairo, Egypt, Wednesday, May 4, 2016. Egyptian riot police cordoned off the headquarters of the journalists' union and limited access to the building Wednesday in an... Read more
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chroniclelive
Orgreave inquiry - why 95 falsely accused miners deserve justicein pursuing the objective of the Orgreave campaigners’. “That would be really
Orgreave inquiry - why 95 falsely accused miners deserve justice
chroniclelive / Posted 2 days ago
in pursuing the objective of the Orgreave campaigners’. “That would be really helpful.” Arthur Scargill assisted by riot police after he was injured outside the Orgreave coking plant near Rotherham, during violent clashes between police and... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Egypt's journalists vow to go on strike if minister stayswithout prior police permission. On Wednesday, the privately owned al-Maqaal da
Egypt's journalists vow to go on strike if minister stays
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 2 days ago
without prior police permission. On Wednesday, the privately owned al-Maqaal daily carried a cartoon depicting riot police beating up a young man holding up a newspaper as a shield while blaming el-Sissi for unleashing police... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Egypt's journalists vow to go on strike if minister stayswithout prior police permission. On Wednesday, the privately owned al-Maqaal da
Egypt's journalists vow to go on strike if minister stays
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 2 days ago
without prior police permission. On Wednesday, the privately owned al-Maqaal daily carried a cartoon depicting riot police beating up a young man holding up a newspaper as a shield while blaming el-Sissi for unleashing police... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Egypt's journalists vow to go on strike if minister stayswithout prior police permission. On Wednesday, the privately owned al-Maqaal da
Egypt's journalists vow to go on strike if minister stays
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 2 days ago
without prior police permission. On Wednesday, the privately owned al-Maqaal daily carried a cartoon depicting riot police beating up a young man holding up a newspaper as a shield while blaming el-Sissi for unleashing police... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Egypt's journalists vow to go on strike if minister staysand others are blocked from entering a protest near the Press Syndicate in Cair
Egypt's journalists vow to go on strike if minister stays
Connecticut Post / Posted 2 days ago
and others are blocked from entering a protest near the Press Syndicate in Cairo, Egypt, Wednesday, May 4, 2016. Egyptian riot police cordoned off the headquarters of the journalists' union and limited access to the building Wednesday in an... Read more
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The Star
French government condemns rise of anti-police violence amid new clashesPARIS (Reuters) - Riot police clashed with demonstrators outside a school build
French government condemns rise of anti-police violence amid new clashes
The Star / Posted 2 days ago
PARIS (Reuters) - Riot police clashed with demonstrators outside a school building in Paris on Wednesday, prompting government and police calls for an end to weeks of violent protests mainly linked to plans for a loosening of France's highly... Read more
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Aljazeera
Egypt journalists' union cordoned off in crackdownEgyptian riot police have cordoned off the headquarters of the journalists' uni
Egypt journalists' union cordoned off in crackdown
Aljazeera / Posted 2 days ago
Egyptian riot police have cordoned off the headquarters of the journalists' union and limited access to the building in an escalating standoff following a raid on the premises and the arrest of two journalists. Hundreds of journalists rallied on the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
University of Khartoum Shut Down Indefinitelyuniversity that date back to 1902 for use as a tourist attraction. A number of
University of Khartoum Shut Down Indefinitely
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
university that date back to 1902 for use as a tourist attraction. A number of students have been injured in clashes with riot police and several others have been detained. Two other universities, Ahlia University of Omdurman and Kordofan in west... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
French government condemns rise of anti-police violence amid new clashes- most of them rallies in protest over a bill that would make it easier in some
French government condemns rise of anti-police violence amid new clashes
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
- most of them rallies in protest over a bill that would make it easier in some cases to fire employees. On Tuesday seven riot police officers were hurt in clashes with masked youths in the Western city of Nantes. "This is totally unacceptable,... Read more
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Swissinfo
French government condemns rise of anti-police violence amid new clashes- most of them rallies in protest over a bill that would make it easier in some
French government condemns rise of anti-police violence amid new clashes
Swissinfo / Posted 2 days ago
- most of them rallies in protest over a bill that would make it easier in some cases to fire employees. On Tuesday seven riot police officers were hurt in clashes with masked youths in the Western city of Nantes. "This is totally unacceptable,... Read more
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Reuters
French government condemns rise of anti-police violence amid new clashes- most of them rallies in protest over a bill that would make it easier in some
French government condemns rise of anti-police violence amid new clashes
Reuters / Posted 2 days ago
- most of them rallies in protest over a bill that would make it easier in some cases to fire employees. On Tuesday seven riot police officers were hurt in clashes with masked youths in the Western city of Nantes. "This is totally unacceptable,... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Clashes in Paris as police try to remove migrants occupying empty schoolevacuation of the school was the second time this week that authorities in Pari
Clashes in Paris as police try to remove migrants occupying empty school
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 2 days ago
evacuation of the school was the second time this week that authorities in Paris have taken action against migrants. On Monday, riot police closed a makeshift camp set up around a metro station and took 1,600 migrants to an accommodation... Read more
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express
Tensions rise as riot police use TEAR GAS to evict hundreds of migrants from school FIERCE clashes broke out between police and protestors as a mass eviction of
Tensions rise as riot police use TEAR GAS to evict hundreds of migrants from school
express / Posted 2 days ago
FIERCE clashes broke out between police and protestors as a mass eviction of migrants occupying a high school in Paris was carried out by French authorities. Heated... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Clashes as French police clear migrants from Paris schoolevacuation of the school was the second time this week that authorities in Pari
Clashes as French police clear migrants from Paris school
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 2 days ago
evacuation of the school was the second time this week that authorities in Paris have taken action against migrants. On Monday, riot police evacuated a makeshift camp set up around a metro station and took 1,600 migrants to an accommodation ce... Read more
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iol.co.za
Schools feel wrath of angry Vuwani protestersto a halt in Vuwani area. For the third day running, protesters have barricade
Schools feel wrath of angry Vuwani protesters
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
to a halt in Vuwani area. For the third day running, protesters have barricaded roads, stoned passing cars and battled riot police. Several vehicles, a post office and a tribal office were also set alight. “Nine more schools were burnt at... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
48 Sembulan squatter homes torn downnotices," he said. No untoward incident happened during the 12-hour operation
48 Sembulan squatter homes torn down
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 2 days ago
notices," he said. No untoward incident happened during the 12-hour operation but police kept guard with a team of anti-riot police team at the scene. The demolition exercise included a big two-storey building which used to house a grocery... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
PAD asks NACC to reconsider dropping Somchai caseYellow-shirt protesters surrender to riot police in front of parliament in Bang
PAD asks NACC to reconsider dropping Somchai case
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 2 days ago
Yellow-shirt protesters surrender to riot police in front of parliament in Bangkok in this Oct. 7, 2008 file photo. (Photo by Sarot Meksophawannakul) Related Stories The People's Alliance for Democracy on Wednesday asked the National... Read more
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soccernews
Trabzonspor handed four-game stadium banand kicked assistant referee Volkan Bayarslan to the ground behind the goal at
Trabzonspor handed four-game stadium ban
soccernews / Posted 3 days ago
and kicked assistant referee Volkan Bayarslan to the ground behind the goal at Huseyin Avni Aker Stadium. Security, riot police and even Trabzonspor goalkeeper Onur Kivrak attempted to stop another fan from chasing down the referee. Players... Read more
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Quartz
In northern France, a Facebook call to aid refugees inspires a social movementa political hotbed. Miles of razor-wire fence hugs the Calais coastline, heavil
In northern France, a Facebook call to aid refugees inspires a social movement
Quartz / Posted 3 days ago
a political hotbed. Miles of razor-wire fence hugs the Calais coastline, heavily patrolled by the CRS, the French national riot police. The UK government has pledged to take 20,000 Syrian refugees over the next five years, a fraction of the number... Read more
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The World Game
Trabzonspor handed four-game stadium banpushed and kicked assistant referee Volkan Bayarslan to the ground behind the g
Trabzonspor handed four-game stadium ban
The World Game / Posted 3 days ago
pushed and kicked assistant referee Volkan Bayarslan to the ground behind the goal at Huseyin Avni Aker Stadium. Security, riot police and even Trabzonspor goalkeeper Onur Kivrak attempted to stop another fan from chasing down the referee. Players... Read more
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EuroNews
French parliament debates controversial labour laws as street protests growparliament has begun a potentially divisive debate over controversial changes t
French parliament debates controversial labour laws as street protests grow
EuroNews / Posted 3 days ago
parliament has begun a potentially divisive debate over controversial changes to the country’s labour laws. Protesters and riot police are out in force across the French capital. One protester gave her opinion:“They brought the bill to the... Read more
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