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Monday 4 December 2023 Dublin: 4°C

# riot police

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'Macron out': Tens of thousands of 'yellow vest' protesters march in France
Officials have vowed zero tolerance for the violence that has marred the weekly protests since they began two months ago.
Protesters hurl cans of Pepsi at police during US May Day riots
There were violent scenes in many US states.
Riot police "liberate" fuel depot after days of protests in France
The protesters blocked an oil refinery in Marseilles over labour disputes.
Two wounded by gunfire as violence ramps up in Ferguson protests
Riot police fired tear gas into the crowd and seven people have been arrested overnight.
May Day protests in Turkey turn violent with 90 injuries and 142 arrests
Meanwhile in Moscow, over 100,000 turned out to voice their support for Vladimir Putin.
EU adopts sanctions against Ukraine; dozens killed during fighting
More than 60 people have been killed during bloody fighting in Kiev.
PHOTOS: PSNI undergo riot training ahead of G8 summit
A massive security effort is being organised ahead of the arrival of world leaders like Barack Obama, Angela Merkel and David Cameron to Enniskillen later this month.
Riot police fire water cannon at India rape protest
Demonstrators have been camped outside the Kerala state assembly for the last five days to demand the resignation of a lawmaker over rape allegations.
Islamist protesters force Egypt court to halt session
The court had been due to rule on the legality of the Islamist-dominated constituent assembly, which drafted a new constitution that was announced yesterday.
Dairy farmers blast European Parliament and riot police with milk
Today the farmers also commemorated the more than 157,000 colleagues who have had to abandon their farms since 2009.
In pictures: violence erupts during Belfast parades
Clashes erupted as band breached Parades Commission determination against it marching past a Catholic Church.
Florida riot police break up crowds gathered for hyped Nike release
The limited edition ‘Foamposite’ shoes are on eBay today for over $2,000.
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.
The Daily Fix: Sunday
Catch up on the day’s main stories as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed…
In photos: Riot police clash with Occupy Oakland protesters
Tension built up between protesters and police after the #occupy group was evicted from a city plaza yesterday morning.
Over 100 arrests in second night of London "copycat" riots
Police blame “copycat criminal activity” as over 100 are arrested following violence in Enfield, Brixton and Walthamstow.
London braces for more violence as tensions continue to simmer
Riot police are reported to be heading for Tottenham amid fears of a repeat of last night’s disturbances.
Gardai refuse to spell out Dail protection for Budget Day
As The Star reports that all leave has been cancelled for riot police, Garda bosses are keeping a tight lid on “operational matters”.