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Special cell begins probe in riot cases


Muzaffarnagar: A special cell comprising an additional Superintendent of Police, two DySP and 30 police inspectors, set up to investigate cases related to riots here, has started collecting evidence.

80 charged in Mumbai's Azad Maidan rioting case


Mumbai Police on Friday formally charged 80 people for the rioting at an Azad Maidan rally Aug 11 that claimed two lives, an official said here.

Prominent Muslim religious leader and president of Ule

Malaysians get bail in drunken brawl case

A city court on Thursday granted bail to the two Malaysian natives who were arrested for a drunken brawl recently.

Ragunathan Sammugom of Kuala Lumpur and Vinod Dalvin Danniel of Selangoor Ehsam wer

Rioters torch Buddhist temples, homes in Bangladesh


Thousands of rioters torched Buddhist temples and homes in southeastern Bangladesh Sunday over a photo posted on Facebook deemed offensive to Islam, in a rare attack against the community


Dutch police swamped after teen's Facebook party goes viral


Riot police went into action in a sleepy Dutch town late Friday to contain thousands of party-goers who turned up after a teenager's birthday invite on Facebook went viral.

Dutch news agency ANP quot

Many killed as Pakistan protest anti-Islam film


At least 13 people died in Pakistan during violent protests on Friday condemning a US-made film insulting Islam, officials said.

Five people were killed in Karachi, the country's largest city, and fo

Gunfire in Meerut jail as cops, inmates clash

Rioting broke out at the district jail here on Wednesday with prisoners pelting stones at policemen and jail staff and forces resorting to gunfire, injuring two people, officials said. The exact reaso

Inmates demanding better conditions hold about 100 hostages in Brazilian prison riot


Brazil’s state news agency says that inmates armed with pistols and knives have rioted at a prison in the country’s northeast and are holding about 100 visitors and two guards hostage.

Agencia Brasil

Brazil prison riot ends, 131 hostages released


A prison riot in the northeastern Brazilian state of Sergipe ended on Monday after the inmates released all 141 hostages after lengthy negotiations, regional officials said.

About 400 prisoners at th

Sangareddy riots: Politician, police blamed

Failure by the police to act in an unbiased manner led to the escalation of violence involving two communities four days ago in Sangareddy, a preliminary inquiry by the government established on Monda

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