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# Clashes

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# Protests
Two killed in Ukraine clashes
Ukraine’s long-running political crisis reached a new phase last week after President Viktor Yanukovych pushed through harsh anti-protest legislation.
# Juba
Hundreds dead, 20,000 flee to UN bases following South Sudan clashes
Some countries have withdrawn embassy staff amid fears of a descent into wider ethnic violence.
# Ukraine
Clashes rage as 100,000 Ukrainians protest in Kiev
The crowd gathered in Kiev’s iconic Independence Square – and steered a bulldozer near to police.
# Protests
Photos: More than 60 killed in violent clashes on Egypt's 'Friday of anger'
Islamists held protest marches after hundreds of supporters of ousted president Mohammed Morsi were killed in a crackdown on Wednesday.
# Egypt
Clashes in Cairo lead to dozens of deaths
Thirty seven bodies were seen at one field hospital, while the head of the health ministry’s emergency services said morgues had received 29 bodies.
# Egypt
Four killed as Egypt security forces' failure to stop protest deaths criticised as 'suspicious'
Amnesty International Ireland said questions need to be raised about whether the “failure” to protect citizens is because of a deliberate policy by forces.
# Egypt
At least one dead, 237 hurt in Egypt clashes
Supporters and opponents of Islamist President Mohamed Morsi clashed today, resulting in at least one person being killed.
# Lebanon
16 soldiers dead as Lebanon clashes continue
Fierce clashes continued for a second day between the army and gunmen loyal to a radical Sunni cleric in the Lebanon.
# Myanmar
At least 10 dead in Myanmar riots as Buddhists and Muslims clash
Several mosques were reported to have been torched as well as houses in the town of Meiktila.
# Mali
France seeks Mali exit, handover to UN peacekeepers
France is keen to hand over the military burden as its forces continue to come under attack from rebels.
# Mali
French clash with Islamists in north Mali: minister
According to French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian, there were clashes around Gao yesterday.
# Belfast
Teenage boys among those charged over Belfast unrest
Three teenager boys, two aged 13 and one aged 14, will appear at Belfast Youth Court tomorrow charged with a number of public order offences.
# Clashes
Obama tells Egypt he is 'deeply concerned' over protest deaths
The US president told Mohamed Morsi that he was worried about the deaths of protesters in Egypt in recent days.
# Egypt
Egypt: Protests rage as Morsi promises democracy
Morsi opponents began a one-week sit-in in Tahrir Square and called for a mass protest on Tuesday.
# austerity strikes
Video: Spanish police brutality at austerity strikes
Officers lashed out at male and female protesters as they demonstrated in cities around the country.
# Greece
Pics: Petrol bombs thrown at Greek police during anti-austerity protests
There were scenes of violence on the streets of Athens today.
# Protest
Spanish police beat protesters after anti-austerity protest
Thousands of protesters gathered near the parliament building in Madrid over the cuts.
# Protests
Hezbollah urges week of protests against anti-Islam film
The news comes as 50 people are arrested in connection with the attack on the US consulate in Benghazi last week.
# Protests
More deaths as protests against anti-Islam film spread
Tunisia, Sudan, Yemen and more have all seen protests over an amateur film that is said to be anti-Islam.
# need to know
The Evening Fix: Saturday
Things we learned, loved and shared today.
# Clashes
In pictures: violence erupts during Belfast parades
Clashes erupted as band breached Parades Commission determination against it marching past a Catholic Church.
# Civil War
Syrian government warplanes pound Aleppo rebels - NGO
The fighter jets have repeatedly hit areas held by the rebels in two districts of the city today.
# Iraq
Last month was Iraq's deadliest since August 2010
New official figures show that 325 people were killed and another 697 wounded across Iraq in July.
# Syria
Syria: Aleppo assault will be 'nail in coffin' of Assad's presidency
US Defence Secretary says reported use of weapons against the Syrian people shows that Assad’s “regime is coming to an end”.
# Clashes
Polish photojournalist sends us first-hand account of violence
Mateusz Kulik was at the match between Poland and the Czech Republic in Wroclaw last night.
# Clashes
Euro 2012: 184 arrested in Warsaw violence
Authorities described last night’s Group A match between Poland and Russia as the city’s “greatest ever” security challenge.
# Violence
VIDEO: Brawls erupt before Poland-Russia Euro 2012 game
The fighting arose ahead of the two sides’ crucial clash this evening.
# Middle East
Syrian clashes spill into Lebanon as seven die in gun battle
A number of clashes between pro- and anti-Syrian groups in the north of the country have broken out in recent weeks with fears the conflict could escalate sectarian tensions in volatile Lebanon.
# Syria
Syrian troops and gunmen clash in Damascus
The clashes follow Saturday’s car bombings, which killed 27 people. Three strong explosions were reported in Damascus last night.
# Bahrain
Continued clashes in Bahrain on anniversary of revolution
The protests continue today as people attempt to get to Pearl Square, which was the epicenter of protests last year.
# Egypt
Two shot dead as soccer riot sparks new round of violence in Egypt
They were the first to die in clashes that erupted around the country after a riot at a soccer stadium killed 74 on Wednesday as sports violence spiraled into a new political crisis for Egypt.
# Syria
Arab League's own parliament calls on observers to leave Syria
The Arab Parliament, which advises the 22-nation bloc, says the presence of observers is distracting from the violence.
# advisory body
Calls for monitors to leave Syria
The calls have come from an Arab League advisory body, as human rights groups say that deaths are continuing during clashes in the country.
# Syria
New clashes take place in Syria - 19 reported dead
The latest violence comes as the monitors continue to observe the country. Hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets today to call for the downfall of the regime.
# Military
More than 440 wounded during clashes in Egypt
Military police have been shown in video footage dragging women by the hair, even stripping the shirt off one veiled woman, and ferociously beating, kicking and stomping on protesters.
# Russia
Clashes as anti-Putin protestors take to streets in Moscow
Police clashed with protestors opposed to Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin in Moscow yesterday. Thousands of people gathered to accuse his party of rigging the weekend’s parliamentary election.
# Egypt
Egyptian army apologises for civilian deaths, but holds on to power
The ruling military council said they would not be stepping down and insisted today that elections will go ahead as planned.
# Egypt
More deaths in Tahrir Square clashes
The violence continues in Cairo this afternoon, with 24 people confirmed dead so far. This is the most sustained challenge yet to Egypt’s military rule.
# dale farm
Remaining Dale Farm residents and supporters leave site peacefully
The walkout was in sharp contrast to the violent scenes at the UK’s largest illegal camp site yesterday.