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# 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.
Column: We need new ideas to solve the flag issue in Belfast
Innovative ideas are needed to solve the crisis in the North, writes Steve Wrenn, who says we need to think outside the box and compromise.
# In Pictures
More violence in Northern Ireland as Union flag protests continue
Petrol bombs, fireworks and other missiles have been thrown at police in Belfast and Carrickfergus.
# Union flag
Water cannon deployed at Belfast flag protest
The PSNI said the cannons were deployed after missiles were thrown between “rival factions”.
# Flegs
Fourth night of violence in East Belfast as flag protests continue
A 38-year-old who was arrested on Saturday will meanwhile appear in court charged with possession of a gun.
# Islam
Man behind controversial YouTube Muslim video 'has no regrets'
Nakoula Basseley Nakoula tells the New York Times he would go ‘to great lengths to reveal the truth about Mohammed’.
# Deaths
Sri Lanka deploys troops as prison riot kills 27
The deaths occurred as a shoot-out raged between inmates and prison officers.
# Protests
Anti-Islam filmmaker under police protection as anti-US protests spread
A film which lampoons the Prophet Mohammed and was broadcast on TV in the Arab world has sparked protests in Egypt, Libya, Yemen and other Arab countries.
# In Pictures
Third night of disturbances in Belfast
The PSNI has called for “anyone with influence” to help them bring an end to the renewed violence.
# France
Shots fired at police during riots in northern France
The disturbances broke out in the northern city of Amiens.
# need to know
The Evening Fix: Friday
Things we learned, loved and shared today.
# tensions
Four men charged over 12 July violence in Belfast
At least 10 shots were fired at police in Ardoyne last night.
# Twelfth
PHOTOS: Nine police officers injured in Belfast riots
Petrol bombs were thrown and shots fired amid disturbances after the Twelfth of July marches.
# London
Rioters to be traced through crowdsourcing app
The Metropolitan Police have uploaded thousands of images of people suspected of crimes during the 2011 London riots to a new app – and want the public to help identify them.
# 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.
# China
Protesters clash with riot police in Bo Xilai's home city
Rioters in Chongqing clash with police in protest at the ousting of Bo Xilai from the ruling inner circle of the Communist Party.
# London riots
Rioter gets 11.5 year jail term for starting riots fire
Gordon Thompson, 34, stole a laptop from the House of Reeves department store before setting fire to a sofa.
# Racism
Four police officers in Northern Ireland suspended in racism inquiry
The officers were suspended from duty after the discovery of racist and sectarian text messages.
# Riots
Athens derby abandoned due to crowd violence
Three fire trucks were had to extinguish flames as unruly Panathinaikos fans set fire to several sections of the stands.
# Protests
Afghan police officer suspected of killing two US Nato officers
A police intelligence officer is thought to be behind the fatal shooting of two senior US Nato officers, as protests continue over the burning of the Qur’an at a US military base almost a week ago.
# Afghanistan
Two westerners shot dead in Afghanistan protests
The two men, reportedly Americans, were shot at the Afghanistan Interior Ministry in Kabul during the fifth day of rioting over the burning of Qur’ans at a US military base.
# Austerity
Greece cannot become a 'bottomless pit' - Germany
Buildings continued to burn through the night as riots raged in Athens after austerity measures were passed by Parliament.
Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.
# Review 2011
#ge11, #Egypt, #tigerblood: the year in Twitter hashtags
From our own #aras11 to the devastation of the #Japan earthquake and tsunami, here’s how some of 2011′s most defining events were captured on Twitter…
# 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.
# Riots
Study finds anger with police fuelled England's summer riots
A major study by the Guardian newspaper and the London School of Economics has shed light on the causes of the unprecedented riots in English cities in August.
# Be prepared
British government warns embassies to be prepared for euro collapse - report
Diplomats in eurozone countries are being told to be prepared to help expats if the single currency collapses.
# Mark Duggan
Report: Mark Duggan was not carrying a gun when shot by UK police
The Guardian has seen the findings of a police investigation which show that Duggan, whose killing sparked the London riots, was unarmed when he was shot.
# UK Riots
Street gangs not to blame for UK riots, analysis shows
Most of those who joined the violence and looting were from Britain’s most deprived areas, suggesting that poverty could be at the root of problems.
# Greece
In pictures: Violence erupts as general strike shuts down Greece
Although most of today’s protests were peaceful, some clashes between demonstrators and police were seen across Athens. Here are some of the images from today’s general strike.
# occupy
Rome rioting said to cost over €1 million
Italy is counting the cost of yesterday’s riots as “Occupy” protests turned violent.
# Riots
New York Mayor warns of mass riots
New York City’s Mayor Michael Bloomberg has said that the US is at risk of seeing mass riots if new jobs are not created for young people.
# Riots
Sony warehouse fire "not started by rioters"
New evidence suggests it may have been a professional heist. Stock belonging to 150 independent labels was destroyed in the blaze.
# Notting Hill
Extra police on the streets for London's Notting Hill carnival
The annual festival of colour and Caribbean culture gets underway in West London today amid tensions following the recent riots.
# Riots
Social network chiefs meet British government, police over riots
A spokeswoman for the Home Office said there was “no suggestion” that the sites would be closed down.
# Riots
More than one thousand people now charged in London riots probe
A significant milestone is hit amid concern about sentences being handed down for those who did and didn’t actually take part in the rioting and looting.
# Riots
David Cameron defends tough sentencing for rioters
Meanwhile, police in London say they have charged 1,000 people in relation to last week’s rioting and looting.
# UK Riots
Two men get four years' jail for creating pro-riot Facebook pages
Two men who posted messages encouraging others to loot their home town are given four years’ imprisonment each.