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# Riot

Last week
26th November 2023 - 2nd December 2023
McEntee has ordered officials to beef up facial recognition laws in response to Dublin riot
The move comes as the opposition has expressed no confidence in Justice Minister Helen McEntee and Commissioner Drew Harris.
This year
Family of teenager killed in Wales crash appeal for peace after locals riot against police
Tensions spilled over into rioting which saw missiles and fireworks thrown at the police and cars set alight.
CCTV shows police vehicle following bike ahead of fatal crash in Cardiff that sparked riot
Kyrees Sullivan, 16, and Harvey Evans, 15, were killed in the Ely area of Cardiff yesterday while riding an electric bike.
Last year
Ivanka Trump gives evidence to Congress panel investigating 6 January attack
Ivanka Trump is one of more than 800 witnesses the committee has interviewed as it works to compile a record of the attack.
January 6 riots probe ‘identifies eight-hour gap in Trump’s phone records’
The gap takes into account the period when the violence unfolded at the US capitol building between 11am and 7pm on January 6 2021.
Riot police clash with New Zealand anti-vax protesters
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern condemned the scenes after the suspected acid attack.
All time
Two men charged with rioting following last night's violence in Belfast
One of the men was also charged with possession of a petrol bomb.
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At least 75 inmates dead in Ecuador prison riots
The military was deployed to help police quell the uprising.
Support grows for Capitol riot inquiry after Trump acquittal
Legislators are pushing for an independent commission to prevent any repeat of the insurrection.
Marseille Ultras break into club, cause chaos, force postponement
25 arrests were made and seven police officers injured after 300 Ultras violently attacked police.
Almost 150 people arrested as rioting breaks out following Champions League final
Bayern Munich beat PSG in the Champions League final.
Nine killed in Peru prison protest against overcrowded conditions during pandemic
Officials said the nine inmates were shot during clashes with authorities.
Scottish police launch 'thorough and robust inquiry' after Irish unity march riot
Police said a planned parade by a republican flute band was met by a ‘disruptive’ counter protest.
Tourist sites closed and 8,000 police officers deployed to prevent repeat of 'yellow vest' riot
A number of tourist sites will be closed in Paris today ahead of more demonstrations.
Three teenagers sentenced to five years in prison for roles in 'rampage' at Oberstown
During the incident a roof was set on fire and missiles were thrown at staff, gardaí and fire officers.
68 people killed in Venezuelan jail fire
The blaze at the detention facility in Carabobo state is the latest in a series of deadly incidents.
'Welcome to hell': Police turn on water cannon as thousands protest at G20 summit
Protesters were dispersed as riot police charged the demonstration.
Protesters hurl cans of Pepsi at police during US May Day riots
There were violent scenes in many US states.
Activist shot dead as protesters storm government building in Paraguay
Offices were ransacked and 30 people were injured as a demonstration turned violent.
26 dead as gangs behead inmates in Brazilian prison massacre
Officials said members of two drug gangs clashed violently after coming out of different parts of the prison.
Anti-Trump protesters hurl rocks and bottles outside rally
The protesters, several of whom waved Mexican flags, also chanted expletives about Trump.
'Friendly' Argentina derby turns into brutal no-holds-barred brawl
Nobody does schemozzles like Argentina do schemozzles.
Gunshot fired and 100 petrol bombs thrown at PSNI
No police officers or members of the public were injured, however a number of police vehicles were damaged.
Governor warned of potential 'bloodbath' among IRA prisoners if rubber bullets were removed
The government wanted to stop using them as part of efforts to rid them from Northern Ireland.
Group of as many as 30 youths fight with knives and sticks
One police officer received minor injuries in the altercation.
Asylum seeker horribly beaten in Cloverhill is the Afghan man found at side of motorway
21-year-old Walli Ullah Safi had no idea what country he was in when he first arrived in Ireland two weeks ago.
Prisoner found cut nearly in half with organs missing after riot
The grisly discovery raises obvious questions about the prison’s security.
Where are they now? The English team that played Ireland on that infamous night
What became of the side that faced Jack Charlton’s men 20 years ago.
'These guys were morons… They didn’t come to watch football'
Ger Canning tells The42 about his recollection of reporting at the infamous 1995 friendly between England and Ireland.
Four Irish people have still not contacted home after Nepal earthquake
One Nepalese man was removed from the rubble after 82 hours. He said he survived by drinking his own urine.
Obama: "There are police departments that have to do some soul searching"
Several police officers were injured tonight.
Inmates in Brazilian prison take guards hostage in latest riot
The riot was the fifth in Parana this month and the 21st this year.
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.
Major police operation in Belfast as anti-internment march hits the city
Dozens of officers were injured last year in loyalist rioting after the march.
Vietnam police investigate riot at Samsung factory
Thirteen people have been injured in the incident, four critically.
57 people arrested in London as police clash with G8 protesters
A large group of protesters occupied a former police station in Soho and had to be removed by police.
Firefighters vs police in Spain austerity protest
Riot police charged at firefighters during the protest, which took place in front of the Catalunya Parliament in Barcelona.
Schools torched in fifth night of Sweden riots over 'police brutality'
The troubles are believed to have been triggered by the fatal police shooting of a 69-year-old man last week.
Snapshot: Chaos in Egypt as protesters torch FA building
This police officers’ club nearby the Egyptian FA was also targeted.