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National Guard deploys as curfew lifted in US town

Missouri's governor lifted the curfew for the St. Louis suburb of the US town of Ferguson on Monday as National Guard troops were called out after days of violent unrest sparked by the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a white p

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Riot police patrol Istanbul ahead of ruling party rally

Riot police fired occasional bursts of teargas in Istanbul on Sunday after a night of unrest to try to prevent anti-government demonstrators from regrouping ahead of a rally by Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan's

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UN slams Turkey over return of Syrian refugees

The UN refugee agency criticised Turkey on Friday for sending home at least 130 Syrians without its scrutiny and urged it to investigate the riot which sparked the departures that some witnesses said were forced. Turkey denied on

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Rioters cause chaos across Bahrain

  Several policemen were injured during clashes with rioters across Bahrain yesterday, while one was injured in an explosion in Bilad Al Qadeem area.   Rioters went on the rampage in different areas

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Egypt protesters torch buildings, target Suez Canal

  Egyptian protesters torched buildings in Cairo and tried unsuccessfully to disrupt international shipping on the Suez Canal, as a court ruling on a deadly soccer riot stoked rage in a country beset by worsening security.

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Rodney King found dead

Rodney King, whose police brutality case in 1991 led to deadly riots in Los Angeles, was found dead in a swimming pool on Sunday in Rialto, California, police told CNN. King, 47, whose beating at the hands of Los Angeles police was capture

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Tougher penalties for police attackers

Thugs who attack police and other members of Bahrain's security forces will receive tougher punishments under new legislation approved by the Shura Council yesterday. The amendments to the Penal Code were approved just six days after b

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Tougher penalties for police attackers

Thugs who attack police and other members of Bahrain's security forces will receive tougher punishments under new legislation approved by the Shura Council yesterday. The amendments to the Penal Code were approved just six days after b

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Bahrain launches major clean-up drive

Bahrain launched a nationwide clean-up operation yesterday (February 15) after rioters caused havoc on the first anniversary of last year's unrest. Sanitation staff worked round the clock in a bid to clear debris, illegal roadblocks and gu

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Bahrain launches major clean-up drive

Bahrain launched a nationwide clean-up operation yesterday (February 15) after rioters caused havoc on the first anniversary of last year's unrest. Sanitation staff worked round the clock in a bid to clear debris, illegal roadblocks and gu

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