Riots

A police van used to transport prisoners stands in front of a migrant shelter in Ellwangen, southern Germany, Thursday, May 3, 2018. Hundreds of police officers have raided a migrant shelter after authorities were prevented from deporting a 23-year-old man from Togo days ago. (Stefan Puchner/dpa via AP)
May 03, 2018 - 1:46 pm
BERLIN (AP) — The Latest on migration issues in Europe (all times local): 7:40 p.m. Greek riot police have fired tear gas to disperse angry protesters on the island of Lesbos who tried to topple a police bus during a demonstration against a European Union migration policy. The protesters were among...
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People stand in front of a store that has just been forced open and looted, in Managua, Nicaragua, Sunday, April 22, 2018. Dozens of shops in the Nicaraguan capital have been looted in the continuation of protests and disturbances sparked by government social security reforms. (AP Photo/Alfredo Zuniga)
April 22, 2018 - 7:38 pm
MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — The latest on unrest in Nicaragua (all times local): 5:30 p.m. Nicaragua's president says the government is withdrawing changes to the social security system that had triggered protests, riots and looting over the past week. President Daniel Ortega said Sunday in a message...
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Commuters arrive at Gare de Lyon train station, in Paris, Friday, April 13, 2018. The government's strategy is to go fast and hope protest actions will lose momentum. But a bill aimed at preparing the national railway company SNCF to open up to competition has prompted strikes that have massively disrupted train traffic. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
April 13, 2018 - 1:37 pm
PARIS (AP) — Paris riot police ousted students seeking to occupy Sorbonne university and strikes Friday shut down the Eiffel Tower and two-thirds of French trains — all part of a season of simmering national discontent. Much of the anger centers on President Emmanuel Macron, but he went on national...
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Students face riot police officer as they demonstrate outside the Rouen hospital, Normandy, Thursday, April 5, 2018 ahead of French President Emmanuel Macron's visit. Macron is unveiling a long-awaited autism plan, to help parents struggling to provide children on the autism spectrum with basic education and care. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena, Pool)
April 05, 2018 - 4:41 am
ROUEN, France (AP) — Students and medical workers are facing off against riot police in a protest over reforms by President Emmanuel Macron's government. The protest is taking place Thursday outside a hospital in the Normandy city of Rouen, where Macron is visiting a unit dedicated to children with...
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Sri Lankan police officers attempt to douse burning shops in Ambatenna, in central Sri Lanka, Wednesday, March 7, 2018. Sri Lanka's president declared a state of emergency Tuesday amid fears that anti-Muslim attacks in several central hill towns could spread. (AP Photo/Rukmal Gamage)
March 07, 2018 - 7:41 am
MULLEGAMA, Sri Lanka (AP) — Religious violence flared anew in the hills of central Sri Lanka on Wednesday despite a state of emergency, with Buddhist mobs sweeping through towns and villages, burning Muslim homes and businesses and leaving victims barricaded inside mosques. The government ordered...
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Security forces stand in the lobby of the Trump Ocean Club International Hotel and Tower in Panama City, Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018. For the fourth time in one week on Tuesday, police were called to the property due to a fight over Trump Hotels’ contract to manage the 70-story luxury high rise after the owners voted to remove Trump’s name and fire his hotel management company. (AP Photo/Juan Zamorano)
February 28, 2018 - 3:37 pm
PANAMA CITY (AP) — Police in helmets and bulletproof vests on Wednesday entered and then left the Trump luxury hotel in Panama that has been at the center of a management dispute. Judith Aparicio, the employment director for the Labor Ministry, said ministry officials went to the hotel to ensure...
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February 08, 2018 - 4:06 am
ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina State University is marking 50 years since white troopers opened fire on black students in a civil rights protest by hearing from the son of a black man originally charged with causing a riot. Bakari Sellers will speak at the Orangeburg campus at 11 a.m...
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Maldives policemen clear the area of supreme court after the government declared a 15-day state of emergency in Male, Maldives, early Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018. The Maldives government declared a 15-day state of emergency Monday as the political crisis deepened in the Indian Ocean nation amid an increasingly bitter standoff between the president and the Supreme Court. Hours after the emergency was declared, soldiers forced their way into the Supreme Court building, where the judges were believed to be taking shelter, said Ahmed Maloof, an opposition member of Parliament. (AP Photo/Mohamed Sharuhaan)
February 05, 2018 - 7:23 pm
MALE, Maldives (AP) — The Latest on turmoil in the Maldives after the Supreme Court ordered the release of a group of political prisoners (all times local): 5:15 a.m. Police in the Maldives have announced the arrest of two of the country's four supreme court justices amid a political crisis. The...
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January 16, 2018 - 3:57 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Four San Francisco Bay Area residents who say they were injured by protesters during a riot ahead of a speech by a right-wing provocateur at the University of California, Berkeley filed a lawsuit against the university and the city, their attorneys said Tuesday. The plaintiffs...
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FILE - In this Jan. 20, 2017, file photo, protesters face off with police in downtown Washington. A jury has acquitted six people on multiple charges of rioting and destruction of property connected to violent protests during President Donald trump’s Jan. 20 inauguration. (AP Photo/Mark Tenally, File)
December 21, 2017 - 3:02 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A jury on Thursday acquitted six people on charges of rioting and destruction of property connected to violent protests during President Donald Trump's Jan. 20 inauguration. The case could have major implications for the government's strategy for prosecuting more than 150 others...
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