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Mayor of Portland bans police from using tear gas after three months of riots
Ted Wheeler says he still wants police to respond aggressively to prevent violence and vandalism.
Tense Portland standoff with US federal police continues after mayor tear-gassed
Mayor Ted Wheeler was gassed while leading a protest against the presence of federal agents.
Tear gas deployed by police as 15 arrested in new anti-Macron demonstration in Paris
Police said 15 people were arrested.
French police fire tear gas as hundreds of thousands protest pension reform plans
Commuters in Paris and other big cities have borne the brunt of transport stoppages so far but Christmas travel plans are now at risk.
Hong Kong protesters target Chinese state-owned news agency in latest round of marches
Earlier, police fired tear gas and a water cannon after some protesters hurled petrol bombs.
Tour de France chief slams farmers as yellow jersey suffers from tear gas
Although the race resumed following a 15-minute interruption, Christian Prudhomme was furious at the finish.
17 dead after tear gas explodes in Caracas club, causing a stampede
A brawl prompted someone to throw a tear gas canister, sending hundreds rushing for the exits.
Palestinian baby dies from tear gas inhalation at Gaza protest
Eight-month-old Leila al-Ghandour was exposed to the gas east of Gaza City during major protests on Monday.
Drug addicts clash with police at Vietnam rehab centre
“It was a big mess,” a police officer said after the clashes which followed protests at the centre.
London City airport declared safe after tear gas incident
Police say they are investigating whether the incident was a result of an accidental discharge of a spray canister.
Man dies in Belfast city after police use tear gas
The Police Ombudsman is investigating the incident.
Thieves use teargas to rob Chinese tourists near Paris
Thefts from Chinese tourists in Paris are increasing.
Water cannon and tear gas used against fans in Paris after Euro 2016 final last night
Around 40 people were arrested after clashes with police during the final last night.
French police fire tear gas at English soccer fans in Lille
Thousands of English fans have gathered in Lille ahead of their match in the nearby city of Lens tomorrow.
Defiant front page as police seize control of Turkish newspaper
Police have used teargas on protesters.
Tear gas fired as migrants try to storm Greece-Macedonia border fence
The UN’s rights chief criticised a “rising roar of xenophobia” towards migrants.
'Mayhem' as crowds of migrants break through police lines in Croatia
Authorities in the country have said they expect an influx of over 20,000 people in the next two weeks.
Police use tear gas on stone-throwing protesters
Violent clashes have broken out in Italy as tens of thousands of protesters come out onto the streets.
VIDEO: Police tear-gassed these children as they tried to protect their playground
The space was under threat of being seized by a property developer.
Opinion: The peaceful anarchy of Hong Kong's student protesters is infectious
Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protests gained a momentum of their own after the catastrophic miscalculation to fire tear gas at peaceful demonstrators.
Hong Kong protesters stay on streets despite tear gas and riot police
It’s reported that 41 people had been treated in hospital for injuries sustained during the protests
Trouble flares on the streets of Rio as Maracana hosts Argentina v Bosnia
According to reports, police fired tear gas as a group of protesters attempted to march towards the stadium.
The horrifying moment when tear gas engulfed a flare-waving football fan
The Zagłębie Lubin supporter scrambled away and rejoined his colleagues after the incendiary incident.
Police fire tear gas on anti-austerity protesters in Rome, 20 officers were injured in violence
One protester lost a number of fingers after a firecracker apparently exploded prematurely in his hand.
Hundreds wounded as police and protesters clash in freezing temperatures in Ukraine
More than 200 people were wounded amid mounting fury over draconian new anti-protest laws.
Student killed as Egypt police clash with protesters
The unrest follows nationwide repression of Islamist protests after the military-installed government listed the Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist organisation.
Turkish authorities accused of sexual abuse and severe beating of protesters
A report by Amnesty International also recorded examples of police firing plastic bullets directly at protesters’ heads.
Clashes with police as 10,000 workers join Bangladesh fire protest
Protests have entered their second week after 110 people died in Bangladesh’s worst ever clothing factory fire.
Protesters, police clash in Mexico before Pena Nieto presidential inauguration
At least five police officers and a protester were injured in scuffles sparked by the 500 protesters.
Violence reported as Poland marks its independence day
Police fired rubber bullets and tear gas at a right-wing march.
Pics: Petrol bombs thrown at Greek police during anti-austerity protests
There were scenes of violence on the streets of Athens today.
Colorado suspect 'was seeing university psychiatrist' before massacre
A court in Colorado has seen disputes over whether medical privilege covers contact between James Holmes and his doctor.
Colorado suspected gunman 'can't remember' shooting spree
Alleged killer James Holmes is repeatedly asking guards why he is in prison – claiming that he has no memory of the shooting which took place in a packed Colorado cinema last week.
VIDEO: US college party turns into riot
With Trinity and UCD Balls taking place last weekend, gardai will be glad nothing like this kicked off.
300 people arrested at Occupy protests in California
Demonstrators burned an American flag in a city hall after police fired tear gas and bean bags to disperse the crowds.
Watch: Lawmakers throw tear gas in South Korean parliament
It’s not the first time there have been such chaotic scenes in the South Korean parliament.
More deaths in Tahrir Square clashes
The violence continues in Cairo this afternoon, with 24 people confirmed dead so far. This is the most sustained challenge yet to Egypt’s military rule.
Eyewitness: Tear gas and tension in Syntagma Square
An Irish woman living in Athens spends some hours at the heart of the Greek protests and records the fear, anger and uncertainty on the streets.
Tensions high in Greece as lawmakers brace for second vote
Protests are continuing ahead of today’s bill, which is needed to push through the austerity measures that were agreed yesterday.
Gallery: Athens burns as riots seize the Greek capital
Over 100 people have been injured after another day of violence…