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Curfew News

Myanmar imposes curfew in Mandalay after deadly riots

- Myanmar police imposed an overnight curfew in the country's second largest city of Mandalay on Thursday, after two nights of sectarian unrest that left two people dead.

Thai curfew lifted in three tourist hotspots

Bangkok - Thailand's junta said Tuesday that it was scrapping a curfew in three major beach resorts to woo back tourists in the wake of last month's military coup.

Op-Ed: Runner cited in Central Park

New York - A Central Park incident is disturbing for runners, who often struggle with the rules of the road—do you run against traffic or with it? Can you cross against the light if you don’t affect traffic? Do you yield at stop signs regardless of right of way?

Egyptian government lifts state of emergency

Egypt's interim government has lifted both the state of emergency and curfew, coming two days before it was supposed to come to an end, after a court ruling ordered both to be lifted.

Dad makes daughter wear embarrassing T-shirt for breaking curfew

What punishment can a Dad mete out to his daughter for breaking curfew? One Dad followed an increasingly popular choice, humiliation.

Bruce Springsteen exceeds curfew and has his sound turned off

London - Bruce Springsteen loves to please the crowd, but due to a 10.30pm curfew, his sound was turned off and he had to leave the stage without thanking his fans for attending.

In New Orleans, Mardi Gras celebrations spur 200 arrests

New Orleans - “Throw me something, mister!” yells the crowd as hands reach up for throws of beads during Mardi Gras parades. But this year, after 8pm on Bourbon street, that same cry will yield throws of another kind: Handcuffs.

Op-Ed: Merthyr Tydfil teens could face 9pm curfew

Merthyr Tydfil - Having the worst youth crime rate in England and Wales, teenagers of Merthyr Tydfil may soon face a nightly curfew of 9pm.

Egyptian protests intensify; offices on fire, curfew imposed

Cairo - Loud explosions can be heard, smoke can be seen around Cairo, the ruling National Democratic Party headquarters are on fire and ammunition is being fired. All of this is occurring in Egypt as protests intensify.

Overnight curfew for quake-hit central Christchurch

Christchurch - Christchurch authorities have declared a 12-hour curfew in the central city and the outlying suburb of Kaipoi as 80 police officers from Auckland are being flown in to ensure the city remains safe between 7pm and 7am.

Detroit Red Wings could be fined for breaking San Jose curfew

San Jose - Detroit Red Wings face a $2,500 fine for landing at Norman Mineta San Jose International at 12:19 a.m. local time. Planes are not to land between 11:30 p.m. and 6:30 a.m.

Beirut lifts curfew after clashes

The overnight curfew placed on the city after violent fights between students belonging to rival factions has been lifted.

New Orleans Weighs Curfew After 8 Slayings

With an astonishing eight murders occurring in New Orleans in this first week of 2007, city officials are considering a curfew, the police superintendent said today.

Curfew lifted but tension remains high in Bagdad

Bagdad lifted a three day curfew imposed on city after worst bombing since the U.S. invasion

Iraq extends curfew amid violence

The Iraqi authorities have extended until Monday a curfew imposed on the capital in response to recent killings.
 

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Not only was a curfew instituted  but in the state of emergency  no one who did not live in the disa...
Not only was a curfew instituted, but in the state of emergency, no one who did not live in the disaster area was not allowed to enter. All occupants must be from the area, or the car was turned around.