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Deaths in China Xinjiang riot raised to 35: Xinhua
Deaths in China Xinjiang riot raised to 35: Xinhua

The death toll in one of the worst riots in China's restive Xinjiang area has been raised to 35 from 27, state media said Friday, amid reports of tightened security ahead of a sensitive anniversary.

Deaths in China Xinjiang riot raised to 35: Xinhua
Brazilians back on the street against high travel fares
Brazilians back on the street against high travel fares

Thousands of youths clashed with riot police across central Sao Paulo late Thursday in a fresh round of rowdy protests over higher mass transit fares.

Brazilians back on the street against high travel fares
Uneasy calm in Turkey's riot square after violence
Uneasy calm in Turkey's riot square after violence

An uneasy calm returned to Istanbul's protest square early Wednesday after running clashes between riot police and protesters.

Uneasy calm in Turkey's riot square after violence
US unlocks $100,000 in aid as Myanmar riots spread
US unlocks $100,000 in aid as Myanmar riots spread

The United States said Tuesday it was providing some $100,000 to help the victims of communal riots in Myanmar, as the violence crept closer to the main city of Yangon.

US unlocks $100,000 in aid as Myanmar riots spread
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Zhanaozen town in Mangistau oblast will not be celebrating the Independence Day December 16

Last year Zhanaozen and Shetpe village in Mangistau oblast were a scene to riots resulting in 15 deaths, with more than 100 people badly injured.

Zhanaozen town in Mangistau oblast will not be celebrating the Independence Day December 16
Fresh riots in Belfast despite Clinton's plea for calm
Fresh riots in Belfast despite Clinton's plea for calm

Rioting broke out in Belfast late Friday in the latest flare of violence in Northern Ireland, just hours after US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton visited the troubled British province urging peace.

Fresh riots in Belfast despite Clinton's plea for calm
Police clash with thousands of rioters in south China
Police clash with thousands of rioters in south China

Police in a south China city bordering Vietnam clashed with thousands of rioters who were protesting excessive brutality meted out to a suspected smuggler.

Police clash with thousands of rioters in south China
Egypt protesters tear-gassed as world concern mounts
Egypt protesters tear-gassed as world concern mounts

Anti-riot police fired tear gas on Saturday to disperse protesters camped out in Cairo's Tahrir Square as Western governments voiced growing concern over Islamist President Mohamed Morsi's assumption of sweeping powers.

Egypt protesters tear-gassed as world concern mounts
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Canada lawmakers pass masks ban

The Canadian Parliament passed a ban Wednesday on masks at riots that punishes violations with up to 10 years behind bars in a bid to crack down on radical groups.

Canada lawmakers pass masks ban
Over 100 people hurt as Kuwait police battle protesters
Over 100 people hurt as Kuwait police battle protesters

Around 100 protesters and 11 policemen were hurt on Sunday as Kuwaiti riot police used tear gas and rubber bullets in clashes with tens of thousands of demonstrators.

Over 100 people hurt as Kuwait police battle protesters
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Japan insurers stop China riot coverage: report

Big Japanese insurers have stopped covering firms against riots in China, a report said Friday, a move seen likely to hit investment there as the countries remain stuck in a festering territorial row.

Japan insurers stop China riot coverage: report
Protest, scuffles with police in Iran over currency crisis
Protest, scuffles with police in Iran over currency crisis

Scuffles broke out in central Tehran in the first sign of unrest over Iran's plunging currency, which has lost more than half its value since last week in a crisis Washington said is of its own making.

Protest, scuffles with police in Iran over currency crisis
Hearing of arguments started in court. ©lada.kz/Olga Yaroslavskaya
Prosecutors and lawyers talk about "third power" in Zhanaozen clashes

The participants of the trial on Zhanaozen clashes exchanged their opinions during the hearing of arguments on May 15.

Prosecutors and lawyers talk about "third power" in Zhanaozen clashes
Photo by  Maksim Popov©
Police officers could have used batons for suppression of Zhanaozen clashes: Prosecutor

The accusations were announced to policemen during the trial in specialized inter-regional criminal court in Aktau on Friday, April 27.

Police officers could have used batons for suppression of Zhanaozen clashes: Prosecutor
Ozenmunaigas building. Photo by Maksim Popov©
Ozenmunaigas estimated its damage from Zhanaozen clashes at $8 million

Ozenmunaigas estimated its damage from Zhanaozen clashes at over 1.2 billion tenge ($8 million).

Ozenmunaigas estimated its damage from Zhanaozen clashes at $8 million
The Supremen Court. Photo by  Danial Okassov©
37 people stand trial on Zhanaozen clashes

37 accused, over 100 victims and 45 witnesses are taking part in the trial on Zhanaozen events.

37 people stand trial on Zhanaozen clashes
Zhanaozen. Tengrinews.kz stock photo
Trial on Zhanaozen clashes scheduled for March 27

The trial on clashes in Zhanaozen and Shetpe village on December 16-17, 2011 is scheduled for March 27.

Trial on Zhanaozen clashes scheduled for March 27
Zhanaozen. Photo by Renat Tashkinbayev©
Zhanaozen police officers threatened for testimony against clashes participants

Zhanaozen got flooded with leaflets with the threats to police officers who will give witness testimony at the coming trial over organizers of the December clashes.

Zhanaozen police officers threatened for testimony against clashes participants
Zhanaozen after clashes. Photo by Maksim Popov©
7 instigators of Zhanaozen clashes identified

7 organizers of Zhanaozen clashes have been identified and brought to liability.

7 instigators of Zhanaozen clashes identified
U.S. Ambassador to Kazakhstan Kenneth J. Fairfax. Photo by Maksim Popov©
Fairfax confuted U.S. involvement in Zhanaozen events

U.S. Ambassador to Kazakhstan confuted involvement of the U.S. in Zhanaozen events.

Fairfax confuted U.S. involvement in Zhanaozen events

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