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# riots - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

Gardaí still at scene of Cappagh Road standoff

Gardaí could not confirm if any arrests have been made.

# riots - Thursday 22 May, 2014

Thai army seizes power in military coup

General Prayut Chan-O-Cha made the announcement in a televised address to the nation today.

# riots - Saturday 22 March, 2014

Bombs and boxers on this week in Civil War-era Dublin Fight Night This post contains videos

Bombs and boxers on this week in Civil War-era Dublin

This week in 1923 saw an extraordinary boxing match emerge amid the chaos of the Irish Civil War.

# riots - Wednesday 19 February, 2014

As Kiev barricades burn, the EU mulls sanctions against Ukraine

At the Winter Olympics in Sochi, shocked Ukrainian athletes were stopped from wearing black armbands to mourn the dead.

# riots - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

Two killed in Ukraine clashes

Ukraine’s long-running political crisis reached a new phase last week after President Viktor Yanukovych pushed through harsh anti-protest legislation.

# riots - Wednesday 8 January, 2014

Killing that sparked London riots was lawful says UK jury

Mark Duggan did not have a gun in his hand at the time he was shot by police in August 2011.

# riots - Thursday 21 November, 2013

From The Daily Edge Footage of Dublin riots used as scenes of Norway in American TV show Nope

Footage of Dublin riots used as scenes of Norway in American TV show

Someone on Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. team doesn’t care much for accuracy.

# riots - Sunday 18 August, 2013

Martin McGuinness: The past few weeks have not been good for Northern Ireland

The Deputy First Minister also criticised the DUP – his coalition partner – for abandoning plans to develop the Maze prison into a conflict resolution centre.

# riots - Tuesday 13 August, 2013

PSNI release photos of people wanted over Belfast riots and disorder Northern Ireland This post contains images

PSNI release photos of people wanted over Belfast riots and disorder

The police have released the photos of men who they say were involved in serious public disorder.

# riots - Monday 12 August, 2013

Call for six-month ban on 'contentious' parades in Northern Ireland

Violent scenes and riots in recent months have led the Police Federation for Northern Ireland to suggest the ban.

Parades Commission chairman hits out at Belfast riots

Peter Osborne said that there were people who felt they were “not bound by their responsibilities to adhere to the law”.

# riots - Saturday 10 August, 2013

In pics: 26 PSNI officers injured in violent clashes in Belfast city Riots This post contains images

In pics: 26 PSNI officers injured in violent clashes in Belfast city

The disorder began when police attempted to block part of the route for the Anti-Internment League parade.

# riots - Friday 9 August, 2013

PSNI officers hospitalised following Belfast rioting

The violence began following a Loyalist protest to Republican anti-internment march.

# riots - Sunday 28 July, 2013

Gardaí gave 'misleading' information to Ombudsman on student protest

The Ombudsman was investigating complaints about the behaviour of four gardaí at the protest in 2010.

# riots - Saturday 20 July, 2013

Appeals for calm in Belfast ahead of Orange Order parade

The parade is due to take place at 2.30pm today.

# riots - Thursday 18 July, 2013

Parades Commission tells Orange Order: You can't march through Ardoyne

In a decision announced this evening, the Commission said it had received no representations from unionists ahead of Saturday’s march.

Petrol bombs, paint bombs and fireworks seized in Belfast

There were disturbances in several areas with fireworks and missiles thrown at police but overall there were less incidents than previous nights.

# riots - Wednesday 17 July, 2013

Fifth night of Belfast violence

A number of petrol bombs thrown at police and two vehicles set on fire.

# riots - Monday 15 July, 2013

Gilmore condemns 'appalling' attacks on police in Belfast

The Tánaiste said he believed most members of the Orange Order would not condone the violence or the burning of the Irish flag.

# riots - Sunday 14 July, 2013

McGuinness: People were 'wound up by those who should know better'

The Deputy First Minister has urged sensible, measured, positive and constructive solutions in Belfast.

# riots - Saturday 13 July, 2013

Police knocked unconscious by rioters 'wielding swords and missiles' in Belfast Belfast This post contains images

Police knocked unconscious by rioters 'wielding swords and missiles' in Belfast

One officer has a suspected broken jaw and a number of people have been arrested.

# riots - Thursday 11 July, 2013

From The42 'Now, where are those females?' This Attenborough-narrated hooligan clash is perfect Animals This post contains videos

# riots - Wednesday 26 June, 2013

China state media says 27 killed in riots

Police shot 10 rioters after nine of their colleagues were allegedly killed in the clashes.

# riots - Wednesday 19 June, 2013

Brazil to deploy elite police following mass demonstrations

200,000 have taken part in rallies against lavish government spending, a year before the country is due to stage the World Cup.

# riots - Sunday 9 June, 2013

Does it spread? 22 powerful images of civil unrest In Pictures This post contains images

Does it spread? 22 powerful images of civil unrest takes a look back at some of the violence and protests seen across the world in the past three years.

# riots - Monday 3 June, 2013

Turkish PM maintains hard stance as protests enter fourth day Turkey This post contains videos

Turkish PM maintains hard stance as protests enter fourth day

The hackivist group Anonymous took down several Turkish government websites last night, condemning the “censorship of social media and other communication” methods.

# riots - Saturday 1 June, 2013

Anti-government protests rage for second day in Istanbul

Anti-government protests also spread to other cities.

Top readers' comments of the week

Here’s our round-up of the best, the most interesting and the most commented-on pieces from the past week. Did you make it in?

# riots - Monday 27 May, 2013

Swedish riots 'should serve as a wake-up call' for Ireland

The Integration Centre said that many of the same issues in Sweden exist here and that policymakers must act to address this.

# riots - Saturday 25 May, 2013

Parents patrolling streets help deter Stockholm rioters

Since the 1980s, Nightwalkers have made their presence known to young people gathering in the streets.

# riots - Thursday 21 March, 2013

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.

# riots - Tuesday 29 January, 2013

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.

# riots - Friday 11 January, 2013

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.

# riots - Monday 7 January, 2013

Water cannon deployed at Belfast flag protest

The PSNI said the cannons were deployed after missiles were thrown between “rival factions”.

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.

# riots - Monday 26 November, 2012

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’.

# riots - Saturday 10 November, 2012

Sri Lanka deploys troops as prison riot kills 27

The deaths occurred as a shoot-out raged between inmates and prison officers.

# riots - Thursday 13 September, 2012

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.

# riots - Wednesday 5 September, 2012

Third night of disturbances in Belfast In Pictures This post contains images

Third night of disturbances in Belfast

The PSNI has called for “anyone with influence” to help them bring an end to the renewed violence.

# riots - Wednesday 15 August, 2012

Shots fired at police during riots in northern France

The disturbances broke out in the northern city of Amiens.