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#unrest

# unrest - Saturday 25 March, 2017

Coordinator for Irish rights group among 57 arrested ahead of protests in Belarus
# Anti-government
# Anti-government

Coordinator for Irish rights group among 57 arrested ahead of protests in Belarus

Mar 25th 2017, 3:24 PM 11,128 Views 16 Comments

The head of the main opposition party was also arrested by police ahead of the protests in Minsk.

# unrest - Monday 6 March, 2017

'We've been forced into this': Dublin Fire Brigade to go on strike for two days
# Industrial Unrest
# Industrial Unrest

'We've been forced into this': Dublin Fire Brigade to go on strike for two days

Mar 6th 2017, 7:59 PM 13,678 Views 62 Comments

Two work stoppages will take place on Saturday 18 March and Monday 27 March.

# unrest - Monday 13 February, 2017

10,000 support staff at nearly 40 hospitals to join nurses in industrial action on 7 March
# Strrrrrrrrrrike
# Strrrrrrrrrrike

10,000 support staff at nearly 40 hospitals to join nurses in industrial action on 7 March

Feb 13th 2017, 3:24 PM 9,933 Views 21 Comments

Siptu hospital support staff voted overwhelmingly in favour of strike action.

# unrest - Thursday 19 January, 2017

Irish people told to avoid Gambia as West Africa troops prepare to move in
# Unrest
# Unrest

Irish people told to avoid Gambia as West Africa troops prepare to move in

Jan 19th 2017, 9:36 AM 10,259 Views 16 Comments

Yesterday a department official confirmed that it was making contact with “the very small number of Irish citizens” who were in the country.

# unrest - Wednesday 18 January, 2017

Department of Foreign Affairs making contact with 'very small number' of Irish citizens in Gambia
# Evacuation
# Evacuation

Department of Foreign Affairs making contact with 'very small number' of Irish citizens in Gambia

Jan 18th 2017, 4:51 PM 19,578 Views 12 Comments

Tour operators have begun evacuating tourists.

# unrest - Monday 22 August, 2016

Iraqi forces arrest would-be teenage bomber days after Kurdish wedding attack
# Middle East
# Middle East

Iraqi forces arrest would-be teenage bomber days after Kurdish wedding attack

Aug 22nd 2016, 9:48 PM 12,489 Views 15 Comments

Meanwhile Turkey has backtracked on claims that a child bomber attacked a Kurdish wedding close to the Syrian border, in an attack that left 54 people dead.

# unrest - Thursday 21 July, 2016

Three-month state of emergency declared in Turkey
# Coup Attempt
# Coup Attempt

Three-month state of emergency declared in Turkey

Jul 21st 2016, 8:07 AM 12,772 Views 51 Comments

President Erdogan has vowed to hunt down those responsible for last week’s coup.

# unrest - Friday 3 June, 2016

Airtricity League condemn Athlone Town's late withdrawal from First Division fixture
# Unrest
From The42
# Unrest

Airtricity League condemn Athlone Town's late withdrawal from First Division fixture

Jun 3rd 2016, 6:27 PM 7,204 Views 7 Comments

Hosts Waterford United confirmed the game would not go ahead just two hours before kick-off.

# unrest - Saturday 21 May, 2016

How does an oil-rich country with an economy bigger than New Zealand have food shortages?
# Going Caracas
# Going Caracas

How does an oil-rich country with an economy bigger than New Zealand have food shortages?

May 21st 2016, 8:30 PM 36,671 Views 147 Comments

Venezuela’s President has threatened to seize factories amid unrest.

# unrest - Friday 15 April, 2016

ESB pay rise likely to stir unrest among public sector workers
# Trouble Brewing
# Trouble Brewing

ESB pay rise likely to stir unrest among public sector workers

Apr 15th 2016, 9:36 AM 24,587 Views 76 Comments

ESB workers have been offered a 5.5% pay rise over the next two and a half years.

# unrest - Sunday 25 October, 2015

'I hear the sound of helicopters overhead and the piercing sound of police sirens. The violence has been appalling'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'I hear the sound of helicopters overhead and the piercing sound of police sirens. The violence has been appalling'

Oct 25th 2015, 12:00 PM 110 Views 105 Comments

The second week of October saw the highest number of Palestinian deaths and injuries in the West Bank and Israel recorded in a single week since 2005.

# unrest - Friday 11 September, 2015

French reports say ex-Ireland coach O'Sullivan is close to Biarritz exit
# Unhappy Camp
From The42
# Unhappy Camp

French reports say ex-Ireland coach O'Sullivan is close to Biarritz exit

Sep 11th 2015, 1:46 PM 7,090 Views 11 Comments

It’s believed the Irishman did not travel with the squad for this evening’s Pro D2 fixture.

# unrest - Sunday 10 May, 2015

Nato is worried about the situation in Macedonia
# Balkans
# Balkans

Nato is worried about the situation in Macedonia

May 10th 2015, 7:44 PM 22,960 Views 25 Comments

A shoot-out left 22 people dead today.

# unrest - Friday 6 February, 2015

African Cup of Nations hosts fined $100,000 after 36 people injured in 'war zone'
# Unrest
From The42
# Unrest

African Cup of Nations hosts fined $100,000 after 36 people injured in 'war zone'

Feb 6th 2015, 9:15 PM 5,398 Views 4 Comments

Riot police and helicopters were needed during last night’s semi-final in Equatorial Guinea.

# unrest - Saturday 17 January, 2015

Rangers fans stage protests against club's board after game against Hearts abandoned
# Unrest
From The42
# Unrest

Rangers fans stage protests against club's board after game against Hearts abandoned

Jan 17th 2015, 8:44 AM 5,601 Views 9 Comments

There were heated scenes at Ibrox last night.

# unrest - Tuesday 16 December, 2014

Rodgers dismisses reports of player unrest at Liverpool as 'totally untrue'
# Fighting Fires
From The42
# Fighting Fires

Rodgers dismisses reports of player unrest at Liverpool as 'totally untrue'

Dec 16th 2014, 7:03 PM 4,060 Views 9 Comments

The Reds boss insists the spirit in his squad remains ‘very strong’ despite the recent poor form.

# unrest - Monday 1 December, 2014

Remember the protests in Hong Kong? They're still going - and are more violent
# Frustrations Mounting
# Frustrations Mounting

Remember the protests in Hong Kong? They're still going - and are more violent

Dec 1st 2014, 7:48 AM 5,374 Views 22 Comments

This is the third month of the protests, and police used pepper spray and batons on the students overnight.

# unrest - Monday 24 November, 2014

Israel approves law to become national homeland of the Jewish people
# Netanyahu
# Netanyahu

Israel approves law to become national homeland of the Jewish people

Nov 24th 2014, 7:45 AM 9,782 Views 116 Comments

The new legislation also allows the state to strip Arabs of their residency and welfare rights if they or their relatives take part in unrest.

# unrest - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

Irish supporters' group 'shocked and angered' by treatment during FAI protest
# Unrest
From The42
# Unrest

Irish supporters' group 'shocked and angered' by treatment during FAI protest

Nov 19th 2014, 1:09 PM 29,622 Views 43 Comments

YBIG say fans were intimidated and manhandled at the international friendly at the Aviva Stadium last night.

# unrest - Monday 10 November, 2014

One killed in knife attack as unrest continues across Israel and West Bank
# Stabbings
# Stabbings

One killed in knife attack as unrest continues across Israel and West Bank

Nov 10th 2014, 6:07 PM 6,614 Views 30 Comments

A solider is also in a critical condition.

# unrest - Friday 19 September, 2014

Three arrested over Glasgow unrest following referendum result
# Indyref
# Indyref

Three arrested over Glasgow unrest following referendum result

Sep 19th 2014, 11:58 PM 16,612 Views 72 Comments

Police have separated both Yes and No groups in Glasgow’s George Square.

# unrest - Tuesday 19 August, 2014

Potshots, tear gas, snipers and curfews: 'Fighting a war with unarmed citizens' in Ferguson
# Ferguson
# Ferguson

Potshots, tear gas, snipers and curfews: 'Fighting a war with unarmed citizens' in Ferguson

Aug 19th 2014, 10:56 AM 11,115 Views 106 Comments

The continued protests in Ferguson over Michael Brown’s death have seen unrest in the town.

# unrest - Monday 28 July, 2014

Human remains disturbed as missile strike hits Gaza cemetery
# Last Respects
# Last Respects

Human remains disturbed as missile strike hits Gaza cemetery

Jul 28th 2014, 1:20 PM 7,594 Views 109 Comments

Palestinians had to re-bury human remains that were found by the graves.

# unrest - Sunday 22 June, 2014

Obama warns that Iraqi extremists could destabalise other countries
# ISIL
# ISIL

Obama warns that Iraqi extremists could destabalise other countries

Jun 22nd 2014, 5:55 PM 6,003 Views 88 Comments

The US President has said the unrest in Iraq could spill over in other countries such as Jordan.

# unrest - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

Ukraine troops killed as president promises to meet Putin
# Tensions
# Tensions

Ukraine troops killed as president promises to meet Putin

May 28th 2014, 8:47 PM 5,855 Views 21 Comments

Putin has rejected the legitimacy of the interim team that rose to power in February and not been reported to have spoken to any Ukrainian official since the Kiev uprising.

# unrest - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

Mortars target Iraq voting centres as polls open in first election since US troops left
# Unrest
# Unrest

Mortars target Iraq voting centres as polls open in first election since US troops left

Apr 30th 2014, 7:54 AM 2,604 Views 25 Comments

The country’s prime minister said he is certain of winning.

# unrest - Monday 17 March, 2014

Tata Martino to leave Barcelona at end of the season - reports
# Unrest
From The42
# Unrest

Tata Martino to leave Barcelona at end of the season - reports

Mar 17th 2014, 8:35 PM 8,750 Views 9 Comments

Catalan station E-Sport 3 believes the Argentine’s plans to vacate his post during the summer are ‘common knowledge’ to the Barca players.

# unrest - Saturday 22 February, 2014

Explainer: What's going on in Venezuela?
# Unrest
# Unrest

Explainer: What's going on in Venezuela?

Feb 22nd 2014, 7:45 AM 15,496 Views 69 Comments

“They are killing us,” students are screaming on posters, through social media and at rallies.

# unrest - Friday 21 February, 2014

Man allegedly 'raped with gun' after arrest in Venezuela protests
# Unrest
# Unrest

Man allegedly 'raped with gun' after arrest in Venezuela protests

Feb 21st 2014, 9:47 PM 29,876 Views 133 Comments

The death toll has risen to eight with 137 wounded and more than 100 people detained in the protests.

# unrest - Wednesday 19 February, 2014

Ukranian president announces ‘truce’, start of peace negotiations
# Truce
# Truce

Ukranian president announces ‘truce’, start of peace negotiations

Feb 19th 2014, 10:48 PM 5,114 Views 20 Comments

25 people were killed in the violence in Kiev yesterday and the European Union and United States have been considering sanctions against the country.

# unrest - Tuesday 18 February, 2014

Photos: 13 people killed in Kiev after police storm protest camp
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Photos: 13 people killed in Kiev after police storm protest camp

Feb 18th 2014, 10:11 PM 14,869 Views 54 Comments

The violence today was the deadliest in nearly three months of anti-government protests.

At least seven killed during fresh wave of violence in Kiev
# Unrest
# Unrest

At least seven killed during fresh wave of violence in Kiev

Feb 18th 2014, 5:09 PM 4,303 Views 35 Comments

The incident has been condemned by the USA, EU and NATO.

# unrest - Saturday 25 January, 2014

Bombings keep people on edge on third anniversary of Arab Spring
# Unrest
# Unrest

Bombings keep people on edge on third anniversary of Arab Spring

Jan 25th 2014, 1:00 PM 4,427 Views 4 Comments

A small bomb struck outside a police training hours before the rallies were due to start.

# unrest - Saturday 18 January, 2014

Fresh fighting in Central African Republic as presidential vote looms
# Unrest
# Unrest

Fresh fighting in Central African Republic as presidential vote looms

Jan 18th 2014, 3:58 PM 3,840 Views 1 Comment

A peacekeeping officer said that people “are in a desperate situation”.

# unrest - Friday 3 January, 2014

South Sudan peace talks open as battles rage
# Unrest
# Unrest

South Sudan peace talks open as battles rage

Jan 3rd 2014, 3:35 PM 4,639 Views 7 Comments

The violence has forced around 200,000 people to flee their homes, while 57,000 are seeking refuge with UN peacekeepers.

# unrest - Thursday 2 January, 2014

Ireland to send 40 tonnes of aid to South Sudan
# Emergency
# Emergency

Ireland to send 40 tonnes of aid to South Sudan

Jan 2nd 2014, 5:31 PM 8,164 Views 41 Comments

The emergency aid includes jerry cans, mosquito nets and kitchen sets.

# unrest - Wednesday 20 November, 2013

Car bomb in Sinai region kills 10 soldiers, while blast in Cairo leaves 4 police injured
# Egypt
# Egypt

Car bomb in Sinai region kills 10 soldiers, while blast in Cairo leaves 4 police injured

Nov 20th 2013, 3:24 PM 3,877 Views 0 Comments

35 people were injured in the car bomb attack, while four police were wounded in the explosion in Cairo.

# unrest - Sunday 20 October, 2013

Hundreds camped out in Rome to protest against austerity
# Italy
# Italy

Hundreds camped out in Rome to protest against austerity

Oct 20th 2013, 2:48 PM 7,447 Views 57 Comments

Tens of thousands had marched through Rome in a mostly peaceful demonstration yesterday.

# unrest - Monday 2 September, 2013

Egypt's Morsi to stand trial for 'inciting murder'
# Cairo
# Cairo

Egypt's Morsi to stand trial for 'inciting murder'

Sep 2nd 2013, 9:25 AM 1,012 Views 29 Comments

The former leader is set to stand trial along with 14 other suspects in his Muslim Brotherhood movement.

# unrest - Wednesday 28 August, 2013

US forces to 'punish' Syria, not push regime change
# Syria
# Syria

US forces to 'punish' Syria, not push regime change

Aug 28th 2013, 7:25 AM 5,112 Views 89 Comments

The ground for military intervention has been laid out by US Vice President Joe Biden.