Tuesday, 21 May 2019

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Sudanese security forces kill six in clashes with protesters

KHARTOUM: Members of the Sudanese security forces have shot and killed six people, including an army officer, in overnight clashes with protesters behind the uprising that drove Omar al-Bashir from power last month, a medical union said. The killings took place after nightfall on Monday, when protests in Sudan usually ...

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Dozens hurt in deadly Venezuela clashes

CARACAS: A woman was shot dead and dozens injured in the Venezuelan capital Caracas, in clashes between opposition supporters and pro-government forces. The military fired tear gas and water cannon amid rival demonstrations. Opposition leader Juan Guaidó called for those responsible for the death of a 27-year-old woman to be ...

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More than 100 killed in Congo clashes days before vote

KINSHASA: More than 100 people have died in clashes between rival ethnic groups in northwestern Democratic Republic of Congo this week, local activists said. The fighting in Mai-Ndombe province is some of the worst to hit the normally peaceful area in years and comes days before Sunday’s long-delayed presidential, legislative ...

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Stanley clashes with Boxer Amir Khan in I’m A Celebrity

LONDON: It didn’t take long for the I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here! camp mates to start bickering, and now Stanley Johnson and Amir Khan are the latest to have a bust-up. The spat started over this year’s controversial cast member, Iain Lee, who has certainly stirred the ...

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Sri Lanka PM orders tight security in areas affected by violence

COLOMBO: Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has instructed the police chief to maintain tight security in the areas of the southern Galle district affected by clashes involving Buddhist and Muslim groups, a statement from his office said. The violent clashes that erupted on Friday night caused damage to property ...

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G20: Hamburg sees clashes between police and protesters

HAMBURG: Seventy-six police officers have been injured in clashes with protesters in Germany’s city of Hamburg, where a G20 summit starts shortly. Three officers were taken to hospital, police said. There were also reports of injuries among protesters. The clashes began when police charged at masked protesters at a “Welcome ...

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Clashes mar Eid festivities in Kashmir

SRINAGAR: At least 10 people were injured in India-held Kashmir (IHK) after occupational forces used force to quell protests on Eid day, according to Indian media reports. More than 50,000 people gathered for prayers at the Hazratbal shrine and over 40,000 at the Eidgah mosque. Youths started hurling stones at ...

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Dozens arrested in French clashes over alleged police baton rape

BOBIGNY: Thirty-seven people were arrested in the Paris suburbs when clashes erupted after a protest over the assault of a young black man allegedly sodomised with a police truncheon, a police source said Sunday. Around 2,000 people demonstrated Saturday outside a courthouse to demand justice for Theo, a 22-year-old youth worker who ...

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