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Dozens wounded as Shiite parties clash with Lebanese police

Beirut - Dozens of people were wounded in overnight clashes between security forces and supporters of Lebanon's two main Shiite political parties, the civil defence said on Tuesday.

Dozens wounded as Shiite parties clash with Lebanese police

Beirut - Dozens of people were wounded in overnight clashes between security forces and supporters of Lebanon's two Shiite political parties, the civil defence said on Tuesday.

IS claims deadly Tajik attack as doubts swirl

Almaty - The Islamic State group on Friday claimed responsibility for a deadly attack against a Tajik border post this week, but Central Asia watchers cast doubt on the jihadists' claim as well as official Tajik statements on the incident.

Turkey-led strikes kill 14 civilians in northeast Syria

- Turkish-led bombardment Friday killed 14 civilians in northeastern Syria, as Turkey's president threatened to broaden his assault and an hours-old US-brokered deal already appeared to crumble.

'Sporadic' clashes in Syria border town after Turkey announces truce

Beirut - Sporadic clashes between Turkish forces and Kurdish groups were ongoing in a battleground Syrian border town on Friday, a monitor said, despite Ankara's announcement of a five-day truce.

Syria troops fight Turkish forces alongside Kurds: monitor

Beirut - The Syrian army deployed alongside Kurdish forces on the front line in northern Syria Wednesday but their newfound cooperation saw no let-up in the week-old Turkish invasion, a monitor said.

Syria Kurds keep Turkey at bay in border town: monitor

Beirut - Syria's Kurds put up stiff resistance Tuesday around an ethnically divided border town that is a key goal of Ankara's nearly week-old invasion, a war monitor reported.

Turkey steps up assault on Syria Kurds defying sanctions threats

Ceylanpinar - Turkish soldiers and militia allies battled their way into a strategic Kurdish border town on Saturday as they stepped up their assault on northeastern Syria in defiance of mounting international protests and threats of US sanctions.

Turkey keeps up assault on Kurd-held Syria border towns

Kamishli - Turkey kept up its assault on Kurdish-held border towns in northeastern Syria on Saturday on the fourth day of an offensive that is drawing growing international condemnation, even from Washington.

Heavy fighting as Syria Kurds hold off Turkish assault

Kamishli - Fighting raged in northeastern Syria on Friday as Turkish forces and their proxies tried to seize key Kurdish-held towns on the third day of a long-threatened offensive.

Brazil inmates 'suffocated' during transfer after jail riot

Rio De Janeiro - Four inmates involved in one of Brazil's deadliest prison riots suffocated while being transferred to another jail, officials said Wednesday, taking to 62 the number killed over two days.

Inmates behind Brazil deadly prison riot transferred

Altamira - Forty-six inmates involved in one of Brazil's deadliest prison riots were being transferred to other jails on Tuesday, an official said.

Inmates behind Brazil deadly prison riot transferred: official

Altamira - Forty-six inmates involved in one of Brazil's deadliest prison riots were being transferred to other jails Tuesday, an official said.

At least 57 dead in Brazil prison riot

Rio De Janeiro - At least 57 inmates were killed during a prison riot in northern Brazil on Monday as rival gang factions fought each other, an official said.

Clashes in four Brazil prisons leave 40 dead

Rio De Janeiro - At least 40 inmates were killed in four jails in northern Brazil on Monday over an apparent gang dispute, authorities said, in the latest wave of violence to rock the country's severely overpopulated and deadly prison system.

Clashes between prisoners in Brazil jail leave 15 dead

S - Clashes between inmates killed 15 people at a jail in Amazonas state in northern Brazil on Sunday, the regional prison authority said.

Clashes between prisoners in Brazil jail leave 15 dead

S - Clashes between inmates killed 15 people at a jail in Amazonas state in northern Brazil on Sunday, the regional prison authority said.

Clashes erupt along Gaza-Israel border ahead of US embassy inauguration

Gaza - Clashes erupted along the Gaza Strip's border with Israel on Monday between Palestinians and Israeli forces ahead of the controversial inauguration of the US embassy in Jerusalem, AFP journalists reported.

Yemen rattled by air raids as clashes spread

Sanaa - A wave of air raids rattled Yemen's crisis-hit capital Monday, witnesses said, as clashes between rebels and supporters of ex-president Ali Abdullah Saleh also spread beyond Sanaa.

Clashes between Palestinians, Israeli police at Jerusalem holy site: AFP

Jerusalem - Clashes erupted between Israeli police and Palestinians at a sensitive Jerusalem holy site Thursday as thousands of Muslim worshippers entered to end a boycott of the compound over new Israeli security measures.

Clashes rock Syria truce zone: monitor

Birut - Clashes erupted overnight in a rebel-held enclave outside Damascus, which was also hit by government air strikes despite a truce deal, a monitor said on Wednesday.

Iraqi forces fight to clear last jihadists from Mosul

Mosul - Iraqi forces engaged in "heavy" fighting with the Islamic State group on Monday as they battled to clear the last jihadist-held pockets in Mosul's Old City, a senior commander said.

Police hurt in Paris May 1 clashes with youths: police

Paris - Three officers were hurt in clashes between riot police and masked youths during a May 1 march in Paris on Monday that carried extra significance six days before the presidential election run-off.

Nearly 70 killed in fresh Yemen fighting

Aden - Clashes in Yemen killed at least 66 people in 24 hours, medics and security sources said Sunday, as pro-government forces pushed to oust rebels from a key stretch of coastline.

68 killed in battles near Yemen's strategic strait

Aden - At least 68 fighters have been killed in two days of fierce battles between Yemeni forces and Shiite Huthi rebels near the strategic Bab al-Mandab strait, military officials said Sunday.

40 killed in Yemen anti-rebel offensive: army

Aden - At least 28 Huthi insurgents and 12 Yemeni soldiers were killed Tuesday in the southern province of Shabwa as government forces pushed to capture a rebel enclave, military officials said.

German far-right thugs, asylum-seekers in mass brawl

Berlin - Clashes broke out between dozens of asylum-seekers and far-right extremists in an eastern German city, forcing police to call in reinforcements to quell the violence, police said Thursday.

Ethiopian killed in clashes in Calais migrant camp

Lille - An Ethiopian was killed and six other migrants injured when clashes erupted on the outskirts of the migrant camp in France's northern port city of Calais, authorities said Tuesday.

Clashes between security forces, putschists at Turkish air base

Istanbul - Turkish security forces and putschists briefly clashed at an air base in the central city of Konya on Sunday, a Turkish official said.

Three Ukrainian soldiers killed in separatist east: military

Kiev - Three Ukrainian soldiers have been killed and another injured in fresh clashes between pro-Russian rebels and government forces in the country's separatist east, the military said Sunday.
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A cop in riot gear during one rally in Toronto.
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Cop wearing riot gear in preparation for upheaval.
Protesters burn tires during an anti-government protest in Port-au-Prince on May 14  2014
Protesters burn tires during an anti-government protest in Port-au-Prince on May 14, 2014
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Egyptians clash during Friday's 'Day of Rage'
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