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Dutch police arrest 100 youths after New Year riot


Dutch police said Tuesday they had arrested 100 youths who pelted firefighters with bottles and fireworks in a central town notorious for its unruly New Year celebrations.

Posted: December 31st, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Singapore bans drinking in Little India riot zone

Riot police cordon off the area after a riot broke out in Singapore's Little India, Sunday Dec. 8, 2013. A rare riot broke out in the Little India neighborhood apparently after a Bangladeshi worker was hit and killed by a bus, a local television channel reported. AP

Singapore on Thursday banned alcohol sales and consumption this weekend in a district where South Asian workers staged the city-state’s first riot in more than 40 years.

Posted: December 12th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

18 hurt after Singapore’s worst rioting in decades

Firemen douse a charred ambulance after a riot broke out in Singapore in the early hours of Dec. 9, 2013. A riot broke out among South Asian workers in Singapore late in the night of Dec. 8, damaging police cars and other vehicles in the city state's Little India district, eyewitnesses and local media said.  AFP PHOTO/ROSLAN RAHMAN

About 400 South Asian migrant workers angered by a road accident battled police and set vehicles ablaze in Singapore’s worst rioting in decades, leaving 18 people injured, officials said Monday.

Posted: December 9th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

3 journalists killed in Egypt turmoil

A makeshift hut burns down as Egyptian security forces clear a sit-in camp set up by supporters of ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi near Cairo University in Cairo's Giza district, Egypt, Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013. Egyptian police in riot gear swept in with armored vehicles and bulldozers Wednesday to clear the sit-in camp and the other encampment set up by supporters of the country's ousted Islamist president in Cairo, showering protesters with tear gas as the sound of gunfire rang out. AP

Three journalists, including a cameraman for British broadcaster Sky News and a Dubai-based newspaper reporter, were killed and several were injured in the violence that erupted in Egypt on Wednesday.

Posted: August 15th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

15 dead as Egypt police disperse pro-Morsi camps


At least 15 people were killed on Wednesday as police moved in to disperse two huge protest camps set up in Cairo by supporters of Egypt’s ousted president Mohamed Morsi.

Posted: August 14th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

18 killed in stampede at boxing match in Indonesia

Police said at least 18 people have been killed in a stadium stampede after spectators rioted to protest a local boxer’s loss in a championship match in eastern Indonesia.

Posted: July 15th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Soldiers patrol riot-hit Myanmar town

In this March 22, 2013 photo, carrying belongings Muslim refugees ride cars to move a rescue camp in Meikhtila where ethnic unrest between Buddhists and Muslims, about 550 kilometers (340 miles) north of Yangon, Myanmar. Myanmar President Thein Sein has declared a state of emergency in a central town where at least 20 people have been killed in violence between Buddhists and Muslims.The president made the announcement in a statement broadcast on state television on Friday. AP FILE PHOTO

Troops patrolled the streets of a central Myanmar town Saturday after Buddhist-Muslim unrest tore through the area leaving at least 20 dead and spurring the government to declare emergency rule.

Posted: March 23rd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Hospital: 61 killed in Venezuela prison riot

An injured prison inmate is carried into the hospital in Barquisimeto, Venezuela, Friday, Jan. 25, 2013. A bloody riot erupted at the Uribana prison in the central Venezuelan city of Barquisimeto Friday when National Guard troops clashed with inmates. Venezuelan media reported that dozens were killed. It was the latest in a series of bloody riots in the country's prisons. AP/Alexander Sanchez/El Informador

The death toll has risen to 61 following fierce gunbattles between inmates and National Guard troops at a Venezuelan prison, a hospital director said Saturday. About 120 more people were wounded in one of the deadliest prison riots in the nation’s recent history.

Posted: January 27th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

29 cops hurt in Catholic-Protestant clash in Belfast

Riot police stand next to a burned out car after Loyalist protesters attacked police lines, in east BelfastNorthern Ireland, Saturday Jan. 12, 2013. Police used water cannons as four officers were injured during sectarian clashes between loyalists and republicans in east Belfast, Saturday. Trouble flared after a city centre demonstration against the council's decision to limit the number of days the Union flag is flown from City Hall. AP/Paul Faith/PA

Northern Ireland police fought day-and-night street battles with Protestant militants Saturday as a protest march to Belfast City Hall degenerated into riots when many marchers returned home to the Protestant east side.

Posted: January 13th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Swat units sent to reinforce Cebu city, province jails

Police yesterday scrambled to secure the Cebu provincial jail and the adjacent city jail after rumors spread that a riot or a jail break would occur apparently to embarrass acting Cebu Gov. Agnes Magpale who was scheduled to visit the penal facility.

Posted: January 7th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Probe on over Parañaque riot; 16 cops detained


Amid calls for an inquiry into Monday’s deadly riot at Silverio Compound in Parañaque City, the local police chief on Tuesday admitted that his men used live ammunition to deal with the rock-throwing residents, but maintained that only warning shots were fired.

Posted: April 25th, 2012 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Demolition in Parañaque turns ugly; 1 dead, 39 hurt

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DEMOLITION TURNS VIOLENT  Stones and broken cement blocks are scattered on the road in Silverio Compound, Sucat, Parañaque City, on Monday, April 23, 2012, as a house-demolition operation in a squatters’ neighbourhood turned violent with police using tear gas on residents who hurled rocks and other objects at them. At least one resident was killed and 40 others were injured. INQUIRER PHOTO/NIÑO JESUS ORBETA

One of the busiest thoroughfares in Parañaque City turned into a battle zone Monday as policemen clashed with residents of Silverio Compound who were fighting a court order for the demolition of dozens of stalls at a flea market.

Posted: April 23rd, 2012 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Metro,Metro,Photos & Videos | Read More »

No more dancing with inmates

TOURISTS and other spectators who want to experience dancing with Cebu’s famed “dancing inmates” in the quadrangle of the provincial jail may no longer get that chance.

Posted: March 6th, 2012 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

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