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Students throw stones during clashes with security at Johannesburg’s University of the Witwatersrand. Demonstrations this year and in 2015 over the cost of university education — prohibitive for many black students — have highlighted frustration at the inequalities that still exist in South Africa. 710 more words
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on protests in Charlotte, North Carolina over the fatal police shooting of a black man. (all times local):
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❝ Armed drones could be used by police in the US state of North Dakota after local lawmakers legalised their use.
While they will be limited to “less than lethal” weapons, tear gas, tasers, rubber bullets and pepper spray could all be used in theory by the remote controlled flying machines.
Brazil: Supporters of Ousted President Dilma Rousseff Clash With Police -- Call Replacing Rousseff With Michel Temer a "Coup"
© AFP | Riot police clash with supporters of Brazil’s sacked ex-president Dilma Rousseff in Sao Paulo, on September 4, 2016
SAO PAULO (AFP) – Tens of thousands took to Brazilian streets to support sacked leader Dilma Rousseff and protest the new government of Michel Temer, who has taken power and downplayed the protests.Demonstration organizers — who have rejected Temer’s ascendancy as a “coup” — said some 100,000 protestors filled the major artery Paulista Avenue, many holding banners that read “Out with Temer!” and “Direct elections now!” 469 more words
Poland Euro 2016 Football fans Arrested: Marseille police again use water cannon, tear gas, arrests -- "Bloodshed not too bad"
© AFP | Poland supporters cheer in the “Vieux port” of Marseille, ahead of the Euro 2016 football match between Ukraine and Poland
MARSEILLE (AFP) – French police used water cannon and tear gas on football fans amid ugly incidents in Marseille ahead of the Euro 2016 match Tuesday between Ukraine and Poland, an AFP reporter said. 223 more words