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Pro-democracy protesters set fire at an entrance gate of Whampoa MTR station in Hong Kong. Thousands took to Hong Kong's streets in a new wave of pro-democracy protests, but police fired tear gas after some demonstrators hurled bricks and smokes bombs, breaking a rare pause in violence that has persisted during the six-month-long movement.

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Anti-government protesters set fire while security forces close Rasheed Street during clashes in Baghdad, Iraq. Scores of protesters have been shot dead in the last 24 hours, amid spiraling violence in Baghdad and southern Iraq, officials said.

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Security forces inspect the burned Iranian consulate in Najaf, Iraq. An Iraqi police official says anti-government protesters have burned down the Iranian consulate in southern Iraq late Wednesday. Protesters torched the Iranian consulate building in the holy city of Najaf, the seat of the country's Shiite religious authority. Iranian staff working in the consulate escaped through the back door and were not harmed.

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Smoke from the United Nations compound rises in Beni, Democratic Republic of Congo. Angry residents of this eastern Congo city burned the town hall and stormed the UN peacekeeping mission, known as MONUSCO, after Allied Democratic Forces rebels killed eight people and kidnapped nine overnight.

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Shiv Sena party workers vandalise insurance company IFFCO Tokio's office in Pune over the disbursement of insurance amount to farmers.

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Iraqi security forces fire tear gas while Anti-government protesters set fires and close a street during a demonstration in Baghdad, Iraq. The spontaneous protests which started Tuesday in Baghdad and southern cities were sparked by endemic corruption and lack of jobs. Security responded with a harsh crackdown, leaving more than 70 killed.

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Anti-government protesters burn an armoured vehicle belonging to the Federal Police Rapid Response Forces during a protest in Baghdad, Iraq.

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Riot police arrive after protestors vandalize in Hong Kong. Riot police fired tear gas after a large crowd of protesters at a Hong Kong shopping district ignored warnings to disperse in a second straight day of clashes, sparking fears of more violence ahead of China's National Day.

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A man armed with a pistol creates ruckus outside the Mathura SSP office as his car which he set on fire burns in the background, in Mathura.

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A view of residence of BJP worker SK Sabur whose house was allegedly set on fire by Trinamool Congress goons in Birbhum district of West Bengal.

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A moto-taxi driver takes two passengers past a burning barricade during a protest against fuel shortages in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Haiti was at a standstill with no public transportation available and banks, government offices, and schools closed amid street protests due to an ongoing fuel crisis.

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A police water cannon extinguishes a torched police bus, set on fire by protesters during clashes in front of the parliament, before the ratification of designate Prime Minister Fritz William Michel in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

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A fire set by protesters burns at an entrance to the Central MTR subway station in Hong Kong. Thousands of demonstrators participated in a peaceful march to the U.S. Consulate but later violence broke out in the business and retail but later after protesters vandalized a metro station and blocked traffic at a major thoroughfare, with several people detained.

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Charred remains of Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation bus seen after a strike called by Congress against the arrest of party's minister DK Shivakumar turned violent, in Kankapura. Congress called a strike across Karnataka to protest against the arrest of state leader Shivakumar by the Enforcement Directorate on Tuesday.

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In this photo, men in white shirts armed with metal rods and wooden poles attack commuters at a subway station in New Territory in Hong Kong. Hong Kong is reeling after a large gang of men in white shirts brutally beat dozens of people inside a train station in a shocking new twist to the city's summer of protest.

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Relatives of victims mourn outside a government hospital after three people were beaten to death by a mob on suspicion of cattle theft, in Chapra district, Bihar.

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A local journalist tries throws water on a burning vehicle that belongs to Radio Tele-Ginen in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

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A worker tries to extinguish a burning vehicle that belongs to Radio Tele-Ginen during a protest demanding the resignation of President Jovenel Moise in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Opposition leaders in Haiti launched a two-day strike that paralyzed the country's capital amid another day of protests demanding that President Jovenel Moise resign over corruption allegations.

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Police personnels deployed after an incident of violence at Dildar Nagar in Asansol, West Bengal.

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A protester flashes the victory sign in front of burning tires and debris on road 60, near Khartoum's army headquarters, in Khartoum, Sudan. For months, tens of thousands in the camp and other protest sites have been demanding a speedy transition to civilian rule, while protest leaders negotiated with the army over setting up a transitional government. The break-up of the sit-in threatens to escalate the struggle between the protesters and the army to a new, more volatile level.

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Sri Lankans inspect vandalized shops owned by Muslims in Minuwangoda, a suburb of Colombo, Sri Lanka. Mob attacks on Muslim communities in Sri Lanka's northwest have left one person dead and dozens of shops and mosques destroyed, a government minister said Tuesday, as communal violence worsened in the wake of Easter bombings that killed more than 250 people.

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A damaged vehicle stands on a road after clashes broke out between supporters of JMM candidate from Jamshedpur Champai Soren and sitting BJP MP Bidyut Baran Mahato during the sixth phase of Lok Sabha elections, at Jamshedpur district of Jharkhand.

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Security personnel remove burning tyres set ablaze by angry protestors after the dead body of a property dealer Avadhesh Thakur was found in Nalanda district days after he was allegedly kidnapped, in Patna.

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BJP candidate Babul Supriyo's SUV that was allegedly attacked by the TMC supporters while he was heading to visit a polling station, during 4th phase of Lok Sabha polls, in Asansol.

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Former Jharkhand minister Yogendra Sao surrenders before the court in alleged cases related to rioting and inciting of violence, at Barkagaon in Hazaribagh

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Irate mob set ablaze a private bus after it run over a seven-year-old child, in Birbhum district of West Bengal.

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A pile of necklaces and crucifixes belonging to some of those who were slaughtered as they sought refuge inside the church sit on the altar as a memorial to the thousands who were killed during the 1994 genocide in and around the Catholic church in Nyamata, Rwanda.

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The skulls of some of those who were slaughtered sit in a glass case in a vault beneath the church, as a memorial to the thousands who were killed during the 1994 genocide in and around the Catholic church in Nyamata, Rwanda. Rwanda will commemorate on Sunday, April 7, 2019 the 25th anniversary of when the country descended into an orgy of violence in which some 800,000 Tutsis and moderate Hutus were massacred by the majority Hutu population over a 100-day period in what was the worst genocide in recent history.

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Vehicles set on fire by an angry mob after three people were killed in an accident near Hatauri police station in Samastipur.

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Police personnel inspect a charred bus set ablaze during a student protest against the administration of Magadh University, in Bodh Gaya.

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An Itanagar building on fire; the Dy CM’s house faced it too

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A building set on fire after a mob went on a rampage during a protest against the move to grant permanent resident certificates to six communities living in the state, in Itanagar.

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Security personnel patrol a street during restrictions, imposed after a mob went on a rampage during a protest against the move to grant permanent resident certificates to six communities living in the state, in Itanagar. Defying curfew, agitators allegedly set ablaze the private residence of Arunachal Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein and ransacked the office of the deputy commissioner.

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Vehicles torched by mobs in Jammu

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Vehicles set on fire by protestors against the killing of CRPF personnel in the Pulwama terror attack, during a shutdown call given by Jammu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (JCCI), in Jammu.

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Policeman walk past vehicles set on fire by a mob during a protest against Thursday's attack on a paramilitary convoy, in Jammu.

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Firefighters douse flames on a vehicle set on fire by a mob during a protest against Thursday's attack on a paramilitary convoy, in Jammu.

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Firefighters douse flames on a vehicle set on fire by a mob during a protest against Thursday's attack on a paramilitary convoy, in Jammu.

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Vehicles stand in flames after it was set on fire by a mob during a protest against Thursday's attack on a paramilitary convoy, in Jammu. The death toll from a car bombing on the paramilitary convoy in Kashmir has climbed at least 40, becoming the single deadliest attack in the region's history, security officials said.

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Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM) local leader Shikhar Agarwal, accused in the Bulandshahr violence is arrested by the police, in Bulandshahr. According to the police, Shikhar Agarwal alias Shekhar, 25, had been on the run for nearly 40 days and was held at 7.20 am near a flyover in adjoining Hapur district by the Bulandshahr police today.

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Police personnel control a fire blocking the road set by protestors under various student union outfits protesting against Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016, in Khumulwng.

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Police personnel look on as tyres are seen ablaze during a strike called by All Assam Students’ Union (AASU) and the North East Students’ Organisation (NESO) in protest against Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016, in Dibrugarh.

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Bajrang Dal activist Yogesh Raj, who was under arrested in connection with the murder of inspector Subodh Kumar Singh, in police custody in Bulandshahr.

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Vehicles set on fire by a mob during a protest over the alleged illegal slaughter of cattle, in Bulandshahr, Monday, Dec. 03, 2018. According to Additional Director General of Meerut zone Prashant Kumar, protesters from Mahaw village and nearby areas pelted stones on the police and indulged in arson setting several vehicles and the Chingarwathi Police Chowki on fire.

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A vandalised car seen following the mob violence where a police station was torched and policemen attacked after some carcasses were found in a field, in Bulandshahr.

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People gather to pay their last respects to Police Inspector Subodh Kumar Singh, during his funeral ceremony in Etah. Singh was killed during violent clashes that erupted over the alleged illegal slaughter of cattle, in Bulandshahr yesterday.

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RAF personnel deployed in the violence-hit area where a police Sub-Inspector was killed, in Bulandshahr a day after the clashes which erupted over alleged illegal slaughter of cattle.

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The police chowki which was attacked by the mob in Monday's violent protests over the alleged illegal slaughter of cattle, in Bulandshahr. The violence left a police inspector Subodh Kumar Singh dead.

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Rapid Action Force deployed in the city a day after incidents of violence erupted over the alleged illegal slaughter of cattle, in Bulandshahr.

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Policemen inspect vehicles set on fire by a mob yesterday during a protest over the alleged illegal slaughter of cattle, in Bulandshahr. Four persons were arrested today after police lodged an FIR against over two dozen people for rioting and murder in connection with the violence, according to officials.

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The charred vehicles which were set on fire by a mob in Monday's violent clashes over the alleged illegal slaughter of cattle, in Bulandshahr.

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Policemen stand guard after a violent protest over the alleged illegal slaughter of cattle, in Bulandshahr.

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A mob pelts brickbats during a protest over the alleged illegal slaughter of cattle, in Bulandshahr.

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Policemen inspect after several vehicles were set on fire by a mob during a protest over the alleged illegal slaughter of cattle, in Bulandshahr.

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Vehicles set on fire by a mob during a protest over the alleged illegal slaughter of cattle, in Bulandshahr.

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Policemen inspect after several vehicles were set on fire by a mob during a protest over the alleged illegal slaughter of cattle, in Bulandshahr.

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Vehicles set on fire by a mob during a protest over the alleged illegal slaughter of cattle, in Bulandshahr. According to Additional Director General of Meerut zone Prashant Kumar, protesters from Mahaw village and nearby areas pelted stones on the police and indulged in arson setting several vehicles and the Chingarwathi Police Chowki on fire.

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Demonstrators use street barriers to shieled from water cannons during a demonstration in Paris.

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A hooded demonstrator throws an item as a car buns during a demonstration in Paris.

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Hooded demonstrators smash a car during a demonstration in Paris.

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Avenues leading to the Arc de Triomphe are pictured from the top of the Arc de Triomphe on the Champs-Elysees avenue during a demonstration in Paris. A French protest against rising taxes and the high cost of living turned into a riot in Paris as police fired tear gas and water cannon in street battles with activists wearing the fluorescent yellow vests of a new movement.

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A man takes a snapshot of charred cars the day after a demonstration, near the Arc de Triomphe, in Paris.

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A man rides his bicycle past by charred cars, near the Arc de Triomphe, in Paris.

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A charred car is pictured the day after a demonstration, near the Arc de Triomphe, in Paris. A protest against rising taxes and the high cost of living turned into a riot in the French capital, as activists torched cars, smashed windows, looted stores and tagged the Arc de Triomphe with multi-colored graffiti.

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Police use a water cannon on demonstrators during a protest of the yellow jackets in Brussels. The demonstrators are protesting against rising fuel prices.

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Demonstrators light a police van on fire during a protest of the yellow jackets in Brussels. The demonstrators are protesting against rising fuel prices.

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Police remove the wreckage of a burned car after rioting outside Sri Maha Mariamman temple in Subang, Malaysia. Rioting broke out amid a dispute over the relocation of the Indian temple.

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Demonstrators block a road with a burning barricade during a strike that is part of protests demanding to know how Petro Caribe funds have been used by the current and past administrations, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

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Motorcyclists pass a burning bus, set fire by opposition protesters demanding to know how Petro Caribe funds have been used by the current and past administrations, on the sidelines of events marking the 215th anniversary of independence Battle of Vertieres in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Much of the financial support to help Haiti rebuild after the 2010 earthquake comes from Venezuela's Petro Caribe fund, a 2005 pact that gives suppliers below-market financing for oil and is under the control of the central government.

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Two wheelers suspected to be set on fire by protesting devotees over the issue of Durga idol immersion at Gwarighat, in Jabalpur.

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People look on as smoke rises from a burning vehicle alegedly set by students of Magadh University as they protest demanding cancellation of part 3 exam, in Bodh Gaya.

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Firefighters douse a fire at a roadways bus that was allegedly torched by a woman protester during a protest for the separate state of 'Purvanchal', in Varanasi.

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A young man walks in front of burning garbage cans during a demonstration in Piraeus, near Athens. Violence has broken out at rallies in several Greek cities organized to mark the fifth anniversary of the murder of rapper Pavlos Fyssas that triggered a crackdown against the extreme right political party Golden Dawn.

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Police prepare to take action after a clash between two groups of students, in Allahabad.

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Ugandan plain-clothes security forces attempt to extinguish a burning barricade lit by protesters in a street in Kampala, Uganda. Ugandan police fired bullets and tear gas to disperse a crowd of protesters demanding the release of jailed lawmaker, pop star, and government critic Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, whose stage name is Bobi Wine.

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Ugandan shop traders and protesters recover from the effects of tear gas in Kampala, Uganda.

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Ugandan security forces briefly beat then detain a protester in downtown Kampala, Uganda. Ugandan police fired bullets and tear gas to disperse a crowd of protesters demanding the release of jailed lawmaker, pop star, and government critic Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, whose stage name is Bobi Wine.

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Pro-reservation outfits of Maratha community burn a vehicle after a clash with the police personnel during the funeral of Kakasaheb Shinde, who died yesterday during a protest march in favour of reservations, in Kaygaon village at Aurangabad.

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Pro-reservation outfits of Maratha community burn a vehicle after a clash with the police personnel during the funeral of Kakasaheb Shinde, who died yesterday during a protest march in favour of reservations, in Kaygaon village at Aurangabad.

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Smoke billows from a burning tyre during a protest rally demanding reservation for Marathis, at Neknoor village in Beed district. Maratha outfits have called for a bandh in Maharashtra a day after of a protestor demanding reservation for the community jumped off a bridge over Godavari river and died, in Aurangabad.

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An overturned police vehicle starts to burn during protests over a fuel price increase in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. The Haitian government suspended a fuel price hike after protests throughout the capital and in the northern city of Cap-Haitien.

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People run after cars were set on fire near the Best Western hotel during protests over a fuel price increase in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

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Protesters run after cars were set on fire near the Best Western hotel during protests over a fuel price increase in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

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People move past the Best Western hotel during a protest over the cost of fuel in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. The Haitian government suspended a fuel price hike Saturday hours after demonstrators attacked a Best Western Premiere hotel in one of the wealthiest neighborhoods of the capital.

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Owner of the Delimart supermarket arrives to inspect the damage after two days of protests against a planned hike in fuel prices in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

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Burned cars sit parked outside the burned and looted Delimart supermarket complex after two days of protests against a planned hike in fuel prices in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

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A police officer walks through the parking lot of the Delimart supermarket complex, where vehicles sit charred and looted merchandise lies scattered after two days of protests against a planned hike in fuel prices in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

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People carry items from a Delimart supermarket complex which was burned during two days of protests against a planned hike in fuel prices in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Government officials had agreed to reduce subsidies for fuel as part of an assistance package with the International Monetary Fund, but the government suspended the fuel hike after widespread violence broke out.

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Destroyed vehicles and debris is strewn across the road as police attempt to restore calm, in the town of Jos, Nigeria. Some scores of people are reported to have died during weekend clashes in central Nigeria between mostly Muslim herders and Christian farmers.

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Shillong is pushed into curfew as fake news about the death of a tribal causes a riot- like situation in the hill town

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A police jeep in flames after it was torched by the Allahabad Central University students, who were protesting against the 'hostel washout' decision of the administration, in Allahabad.

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A damaged UTI bus lies on a roadside after clashes between the residents of the city's Punjabi Line area and Khasi drivers of state-run buses, in Shillong. About 1,000 central paramilitary personnel have been sent to Meghalaya to tackle the situation in Shillong which has been on edge following clashes.

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An injured demonstrator receives first aid after being injured by a shotgun blast during clashes with the police, as he was protesting against Nicaragua's President Daniel Ortega, in Managua, Nicaragua.

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Police in riot gear riding on the back of pick-up trucks charge towards demonstrators taking part in a protest against Nicaragua's President Daniel Ortega in Managua, Nicaragua. Violence returned to Nicaragua when riot police confronted protesters and students seized a university.

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Police personnel baton charge at protestors who were demanding the closure of Vedanta's Sterlite Copper unit, in Tuticorin.

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Smoke billows from a buring bus during protests demanding the closure of Vedanta's Sterlite Copper unit, in Tuticorin. In fresh violence one person was killed during the clash, after police's open fire killing at least ten people yesterday, and injuring many others.

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Nine people died in police firing during a violent protest in Tuticorin on May 22 seeking closure of a Sterlite plant

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Police personnel tackles agitators who were demanding the closure of Vedanta's Sterlite Copper unit as protest enters the 100th day, in Tuticorin.

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