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INDIA-PROTEST/
RTS8IW6
February 29, 2016
An Indian policeman wields his baton against a teacher during a protest in Srinagar, India February 29,...
Srinagar, India
An Indian policeman wields his baton against a teacher during a protest in Srinagar
An Indian policeman wields his baton against a teacher during a protest in Srinagar, India February 29, 2016. Dozens of government teachers on Monday held a protest to demand regularisation of contractual teachers and hike in salaries, protesters said. REUTERS/Danish Ismail TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
APEC-SUMMIT/
RTS7O6Z
November 18, 2015
An anti-APEC protester grabs the baton of a policemen as they clash near the venue of the Asia-Pacific...
Manila, Philippines
An anti-APEC protester grabs the baton of a policemen as they clash near the venue of the Asia-Pacific...
An anti-APEC protester grabs the baton of a policemen as they clash near the venue of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit where the leaders are meeting in Manila, November 18, 2015. REUTERS/Erik De Castro
EUROPE-MIGRANTS/FRANCE
RTX1DXZ3
May 21, 2015
A French policeman with a nightstick chases a migrant on the road that lorries take to reach the Channel...
Calais, France
A French policeman pursues a migrant on a road that lorries take to reach the Channel tunnel crossing...
A French policeman with a nightstick chases a migrant on the road that lorries take to reach the Channel tunnel crossing in Calais, France, May 21, 2015. France gave broad backing on Wednesday to an EU scheme to share out asylum-seekers among EU states to deal with a surge of migrants, after a week of ambiguity that reflected growing public oppositin to immigration. The continent is seeing a surge in migrants fleeing hunger and war in Africa and the Middle East after over 600,000 sought refuge in the EU last year. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol
HONGKONG-CHINA/
RTR4G5LT
November 30, 2014
A riot police officer holds a baton as he attempts to clear a demonstration site close to the chief executive...
Hongkong, China
A riot police officer holds a baton as he attempts to clear a demonstration site close to the chief executive...
A riot police officer holds a baton as he attempts to clear a demonstration site close to the chief executive office in Hong Kong December 1, 2014. Hundreds of Hong Kong pro-democracy activists scuffled with police on Sunday as they tried to encircle government headquarters, defying orders for protesters to retreat after more than two months of demonstrations.REUTERS/Tyrone Siu (CHINA - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST)
PAKISTAN-CRISIS
RTR44JAU
September 01, 2014
Anti-government protesters beat a riot policeman after clashes during the Revolution March in Islamabad...
Islamabad, Pakistan
Anti-government protesters beat a riot policeman after clashes during the Revolution March in Islamabad...
Anti-government protesters beat a riot policeman after clashes during the Revolution March in Islamabad September 1, 2014. Pakistan is preparing to launch a selective crackdown against anti-government protesters trying to bring down the government of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, the defense minister said, warning demonstrators against storming government buildings. REUTERS/Faisal Mahmood (PAKISTAN - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
KENYA/
RTR3Q1GS
May 20, 2014
A riot policeman uses a baton to hit a rioting University of Nairobi student in Kenya's capital Nairobi...
Nairobi, Kenya
A riot policeman uses a baton to hit a rioting University of Nairobi student in Kenya's capital Nairobi...
A riot policeman uses a baton to hit a rioting University of Nairobi student in Kenya's capital Nairobi May 20, 2014. Public university students started their protests against the planned hiking of fees and lowering of maximum loan awarded to students by the Higher Education Loans Board, with police engaging the students in running battles at the main campus, local media reported. REUTERS/Noor Khamis (KENYA - Tags: CIVIL UNREST EDUCATION)
SAFRICA-STRIKE
RTR3OZB8
May 13, 2014
Miners on strike chant slogans as they march in Nkaneng township outside the Lonmin mine in Rustenburg...
Rustenburg, South Africa
Miners on strike chant slogans as they march in Nkaneng township outside the Lonmin mine in Rustenburg...
Miners on strike chant slogans as they march in Nkaneng township outside the Lonmin mine in Rustenburg May 13, 2014. South Africa sent more police to the strike-hit platinum belt on Tuesday to protect miners returning to work this week as producers pushed ahead with plans to end the sector's longest and most costly bout of industrial action. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko (SOUTH AFRICA - Tags: POLITICS BUSINESS COMMODITIES CIVIL UNREST EMPLOYMENT TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
PERU-POLITICS/PROTESTS
RTX11CXY
July 04, 2013
Students clash with riot police during a demonstration against the government in Lima July 4, 2013. Peruvian...
Lima, Peru
Students clash with riot police during a demonstration against the government in Lima
Students clash with riot police during a demonstration against the government in Lima July 4, 2013. Peruvian police fired tear gas at hundreds of students and civil servants in Lima on Thursday as they marched towards Congress to protest reforms that would impose tougher standards on universities and bureaucrats. Protesters lashed out at President Ollanta Humala for proposing the laws, which he says would improve the quality of sluggish government services and a lagging higher-education system. Critics say they would force thousands from their jobs and compromise the autonomy of Peru's universities. REUTERS/Enrique Castro-Mendivil (PERU - Tags: CIVIL UNREST POLITICS EDUCATION BUSINESS EMPLOYMENT TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
EGYPT-PROTESTS/
RTX11AHT
July 02, 2013
Supporters of Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi take part in a drill during a protest at the Raba El-Adwyia...
Cairo, Egypt
Supporters of Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi take part in a drill during a protest at the Raba El-Adwyia...
Supporters of Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi take part in a drill during a protest at the Raba El-Adwyia mosque square in Cairo July 2, 2013. Egypt's army has plans to push Mursi aside and suspend the constitution after an all but impossible ultimatum it has given the Islamist president expires in less than 24 hours, military sources told Reuters on Tuesday. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah (EGYPT - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
KENYA-PROTESTS/
RTXZLTR
May 14, 2013
Riot policemen hit protestors participating in a demonstration against lawmakers' salary demands outside...
Nairobi, Kenya
Riot policemen hit protestors participating in a demonstration against lawmakers' salary demands outside...
Riot policemen hit protestors participating in a demonstration against lawmakers' salary demands outside the parliament buildings in the capital Nairobi, May 14, 2013. Kenyan police in riot gear fired teargas and water cannons on Tuesday to disperse about 200 protesters gathered outside parliament to demonstrate against lawmakers' salary demands. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya (KENYA - Tags: SOCIETY POLITICS CIVIL UNREST)
EGYPT-PROTESTS/
RTR3D34Q
January 28, 2013
A riot policeman uses his baton on a protester opposing Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi, during clashes...
Cairo, Egypt
A riot policeman uses his baton on a protester opposing Egyptian President Mursi, during clashes along...
A riot policeman uses his baton on a protester opposing Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi, during clashes along Qasr Al Nil bridge, which leads to Tahrir Square in Cairo January 28, 2013. Monday was the fifth day of violence in Egypt that has killed 50 people and prompted the Islamist president to declare a state of emergency in an attempt to end a wave of unrest sweeping the Arab world's biggest nation. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh (EGYPT - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST)
EGYPT-PROTESTS/
RTR3D345
January 28, 2013
Riot policemen beat a protester opposing Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi, during clashes along Qasr...
Cairo, Egypt
Riot policemen beat a protester opposing Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi, during clashes along Qasr...
Riot policemen beat a protester opposing Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi, during clashes along Qasr Al Nil bridge, which leads to Tahrir Square in Cairo January 28, 2013. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh
US-PHILIPPINES-SHIP/
RTR3CWWC
January 25, 2013
Anti-riot policemen, splattered with paint from protesters, use batons as they disperse a demonstration...
Manila, Philippines
Anti-riot policemen use batons to disperse a demonstration against the grounded USS Guardian minesweeper...
Anti-riot policemen, splattered with paint from protesters, use batons as they disperse a demonstration calling for a pullout of U.S. troops stationed in the country and against the grounded USS Guardian minesweeper, in front of the U.S. Embassy in Manila January 25, 2013. Philippine President Benigno Aquino has given instructions not to allow the U.S. navy to salvage its grounded USS Guardian minesweeper without Philippine involvement, in order to minimise damage to coral reefs, a senior official said on Monday. The ship, which is stuck on a reef at the Tubbataha natural marine park, a UNESCO World Heritage site, had just completed a port call at Subic Bay in the western Philippines when the grounding occurred last Thursday
REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco (PHILIPPINES - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST MILITARY ENVIRONMENT TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
POLAND-MARCHES/
RTR3A9R7
November 11, 2012
Riot police confronts demonstrators as violence breaks out at a parade celebrating Poland's national...
Warsaw, Poland
Riot police confronts demonstrators as violence breaks out at a parade celebrating Poland's national...
Riot police confronts demonstrators as violence breaks out at a parade celebrating Poland's national holiday in Warsaw November 11, 2012. The police used truncheons to try to break up a crowd of right-wing extremists on Sunday who were pelting them with firecrackers and lumps of concrete. REUTERS/Peter Andrews (POLAND - Tags: ANNIVERSARY CIVIL UNREST TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY POLITICS)
FILM-PROTESTS/
RTR3921B
October 12, 2012
A policeman raises a baton towards an activist of an Islamist party around the location of the national...
Dhaka, Bangladesh
A policeman raises a baton towards an activist of an Islamist party around the location of the national...
A policeman raises a baton towards an activist of an Islamist party around the location of the national mosque in Dhaka, October 12, 2012. At least 100 activists from different Islamist parties was arrested and some 40 injured as police fired tear gas and rubber bullets on a procession after Friday prayers to condemn an anti-Islam film made in California mocking the Prophet Mohammad, local media reported. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj (BANGLADESH - Tags: RELIGION CIVIL UNREST TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
INDIA/
RTR38SU5
October 04, 2012
Police wield their batons against a worker from India's Congress Party during a protest in the central...
Bhopal, India
Police wield their batons against a worker from India's Congress Party during a protest in the central...
Police wield their batons against a worker from India's Congress Party during a protest in the central Indian city of Bhopal October 4, 2012. Thousands of workers and activists on Thursday protested outside the residence of the chief minister of Madhya Pradesh, Shivraj Singh Chauhan, against the corruption and rise in crime against women allegedly under the Hindu-nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) state government's rule, according to local media. REUTERS/Raj Patidar (INDIA - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST CRIME LAW)
BANGLADESH-POWER/PRICE
RTR38LSH
September 30, 2012
A police officer uses his baton to hit an activist from the National Committee to protect Oil, Gas, Mineral...
Dhaka, Bangladesh
A police officer uses his baton to hit an activist from the National Committee to protect Oil, Gas, Mineral...
A police officer uses his baton to hit an activist from the National Committee to protect Oil, Gas, Mineral Resources, Power and Ports during a protest against the government in Dhaka September 30, 2012. Demonstrators demanding the government withdraw the recent power tariff hike marched towards the city's energy ministry on Sunday, but were dispersed by local authorities using batons and tear gas, according to local media. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj (BANGLADESH - Tags: ENERGY BUSINESS POLITICS CIVIL UNREST TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
SPAIN-ECONOMY-REFORMS/
RTR34WX4
July 13, 2012
A riot police hits demonstrators outside the Spanish socialist PSOE party headquarters in Madrid July...
Madrid, Spain
A riot police hits demonstrators outside the Spanish socialist PSOE party headquarters in Madrid
A riot police hits demonstrators outside the Spanish socialist PSOE party headquarters in Madrid July 13, 2012. Spain created an emergency fund to protect its regional governments from defaulting and warned pensions will also be overhauled as public anger mounted on Friday over the deep spending cuts needed to dodge an international bailout. REUTERS/Juan Medina(SPAIN - Tags: CIVIL UNREST BUSINESS EMPLOYMENT POLITICS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
IRISH-PARADES/
RTR34VGV
July 11, 2012
Nationalist youths clash with riot police after trouble erupted in the Ardoyne area of North Belfast,...
Belfast, Ireland
Nationalist youths clash with riot police after trouble erupted in the Ardoyne area of North Belfast
Nationalist youths clash with riot police after trouble erupted in the Ardoyne area of North Belfast, Northern Ireland July 12, 2012. Police fired water cannon at Catholic youths in Belfast on Thursday after rioting erupted when a small Protestant parade, celebrating a 17th century military victory over Catholic forces, passed their estate.The violence came at the culmination of a series of parades that pro-British Protestants stage annually in the British-ruled province, a tradition seen as provocative by Irish nationalists who want to be part of a united Ireland. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton (NORTHERN IRELAND - Tags: CIVIL UNREST POLITICS)
GUATEMALA/
RTR34IPZ
July 02, 2012
A riot police officer chases teacher trainee protesters as other protesters take cover behind chairs...
Guatemala City, Guatemala
A riot police officer chases teacher trainee protesters as other protesters take cover behind chairs...
A riot police officer chases teacher trainee protesters as other protesters take cover behind chairs during clashes at the Parque de la Industria in Guatemala City July 2, 2012. Riot police and teacher trainees protesting against a proposed two year increment to the teacher training program clashed on Monday after the trainees briefly detained Guatemala's Education Minister Cynthia del Aguila during an event at the Parque de la Industria, according to the government. Del Aguila was later rescued by riot police and received treatment for exposure to tear gas. REUTERS/Jorge Dan Lopez (GUATEMALA - Tags: CIVIL UNREST POLITICS EDUCATION)
INDIA/
RTR330R7
June 03, 2012
Policemen form a chain across a road to stop Hindu devotees during a protest against the state government...
Jammu, India
Policemen form a chain across a road to stop Hindu devotees during a protest against the state government...
Policemen form a chain across a road to stop Hindu devotees during a protest against the state government for not giving them permission to leave for Amarnath Yatra in Jammu June 3, 2012. Hundreds of devotees on Sunday were detained in an attempt to begin the Amarnath pilgrimage although the Shri Amarnath Shrine Board (SASB) has said that it will organise the pilgrimage from June 25 because of the tracks to the cave shrine are still under snow. Thousands of Hindus trek annually to the holy cave of Amarnath, situated in the Himalayas at a height of 12,500 feet (3810 meters), where they worship an ice formation that Hindus believe to be the symbol of Lord Shiva. REUTERS/Mukesh Gupta (INDIAN-ADMINISTERED KASHMIR - Tags: RELIGION SOCIETY CIVIL UNREST MILITARY)
NATO-SUMMIT/PROTESTS
RTR32DR3
May 21, 2012
Police charge at protesters during an anti-NATO protest march in Chicago May 20, 2012. Baton-swinging...
Chicago, UNITED STATES
Police charge at protesters during an anti-NATO protest march in Chicago
Police charge at protesters during an anti-NATO protest march in Chicago May 20, 2012. Baton-swinging police officers clashed with anti-war protesters at the start of the NATO summit on Sunday, beating some and dragging others away. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS MILITARY CIVIL UNREST)
BAHRAIN-GRANDPRIX/
RTR312V7
April 22, 2012
Riot police patrol a street during riots in Manama April 22, 2012. Formula One drivers race in Bahrain...
Manama, Bahrain
Riot police patrol a street during riots in Manama
Riot police patrol a street during riots in Manama April 22, 2012. Formula One drivers race in Bahrain on Sunday while rage boils on the streets outside, among protesters who denounce the Grand Prix as a gaudy spectacle by a ruling family that crushed Arab Spring demonstrations last year. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah (BAHRAIN - Tags: SPORT MOTORSPORT CIVIL UNREST POLITICS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
PORTUGAL/
RTR2ZPZH
March 22, 2012
A policeman strikes AFP photojournalist Patricia Melo during the Portuguese general strike in Lisbon...
Lisbon, Portugal
A policeman strikes AFP photojournalist Patricia Melo during the Portuguese general strike in Lisbon
A policeman strikes AFP photojournalist Patricia Melo during the Portuguese general strike in Lisbon March 22, 2012. Portugal faces a general strike by workers angered by austerity measures imposed as a condition of a 78-billion euro bailout last year but doubts remain as to whether Thursday's stoppage will receive widespread support.
REUTERS/Hugo Correia (PORTUGAL - Tags: POLITICS BUSINESS EMPLOYMENT TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY CIVIL UNREST)
SOCCER-AFRICA/
RTR2WMJC
January 21, 2012
Equatorial Guinea's special police forces try to control Equatorial Guinea fans inside Estadio de Bata...
BATA, Equatorial Guinea
Equatorial Guinea's special police forces try to control Equatorial Guinea fans inside Estadio de Bata...
Equatorial Guinea's special police forces try to control Equatorial Guinea fans inside Estadio de Bata "Bata Stadium", which will host the opening match and ceremony for the African Nations Cup, in Bata January 21, 2012. The African Nations Cup is being co-hosted by Equatorial Guinea and Gabon from January 21 to February 12. Equatorial Guinea will play against Libya in the first match. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh (EQUATORIAL GUINEA - Tags: SPORT SOCCER CIVIL UNREST TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
AFGHANISTAN/
RTR2UP1T
December 01, 2011
Anti riot policemen keeps order during a demonstration in Kabul December 1, 2011. Hundreds of Afghans...
Kabul, Afghanistan
Anti riot policemen keeps order during a demonstration in Kabul
Anti riot policemen keeps order during a demonstration in Kabul December 1, 2011. Hundreds of Afghans from the Solidarity Party of Afghanistan took to the streets of Kabul on Thursday to protest against plans for a long-term partnership deal with the United States. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood (AFGHANISTAN - Tags: CIVIL UNREST POLITICS)
G20/
RTR2TGGX
October 31, 2011
A French riot policeman carries a mock protestor as he trains on the eve of the International anti G20...
Nice, France
French riot police train on the eve of the International anti G20 summit demonstration in Nice
A French riot policeman carries a mock protestor as he trains on the eve of the International anti G20 summit demonstration in Nice, October 31, 2011. The G20 leaders will gather in Cannes for the final Summit of France's presidency November 3-4. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard (FRANCE - Tags: POLITICS CRIME LAW)
MOROCCO/
RTR2MR92
May 22, 2011
Police disperse protesters during a pro-democracy demonstration organised by the "February 20 Movement",...
Rabat, Morocco
Police disperse protesters during a pro-democracy demonstration organised by the "February 20 Movement",...
Police disperse protesters during a pro-democracy demonstration organised by the "February 20 Movement", who are demanding political reforms, in Rabat May 22, 2011. . REUTERS/Youssef Boudlal (MOROCCO - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST)
NEPAL
RTR2MG6L
May 14, 2011
Police charge at a man they suspect of creating trouble during celebrations of the Red Machindranath...
Kathmandu, Nepal
Police charge at a man they suspect of creating trouble during celebrations of the Red Machindranath...
Police charge at a man they suspect of creating trouble during celebrations of the Red Machindranath chariot festival in Lalitpur May 15, 2011. The festival is one of the main festivals observed by both the Buddhist and Hindu communities of Kathmandu valley. It honours the deity Lord Machindranath, who is credited with saving Nepal from a prolonged drought in ancient times. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar (NEPAL - Tags: RELIGION SOCIETY IMAGES OF THE DAY)
CRICKET-WORLD/TICKETS-POLICE
RTR2J0YS
February 24, 2011
A policeman uses a stick to move men back into a queue for tickets for the India and England Group B...
Bangalore, India
A policeman uses a stick to move men back into a queue for tickets for the India and England Group B...
A policeman uses a stick to move men back into a queue for tickets for the India and England Group B cricket World Cup match at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore February 24, 2011. Thousands of fans who had camped outside the stadium to buy just 4,000 tickets for Sunday's World Cup showdown between India and England clashed with police on Thursday, local media reported. REUTERS/Philip Brown (INDIA - Tags: SPORT CRICKET CIVIL UNREST IMAGES OF THE DAY)
EGYPT-PROTEST/
RTXX3U0
January 26, 2011
Riot police clash with protesters in Cairo January 26, 2011. Thousands of Egyptians defied a ban on protests...
Cairo, Egypt
Riot police clash with protesters in Cairo
Riot police clash with protesters in Cairo January 26, 2011. Thousands of Egyptians defied a ban on protests by returning to Egypt's streets on Wednesday and calling for President Hosni Mubarak to leave office, and some scuffled with police. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic (EGYPT - Tags: CIVIL UNREST POLITICS IMAGES OF THE DAY)
TUNISIA/
RTXWWPR
January 22, 2011
Riot police hold a line in front of the Prime Minister's office during a demonstration in downtown Tunis,...
Tunis, Tunisia
Riot police hold a line during a demonstration in downtown Tunis
Riot police hold a line in front of the Prime Minister's office during a demonstration in downtown Tunis, January 22, 2011. Tunisia's interim prime minister promised to quit politics after elections, a pledge intended to appease protesters demanding remnants of the old guard leave a unity coalition formed after the overthrow of the president. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly (TUNISIA - Tags: CIVIL UNREST POLITICS)
BELARUS-ELECTION/
RTXVW86
December 20, 2010
A riot policeman chases an opposition protester during a rally denouncing the results of presidential...
Minsk, Belarus
A riot policeman chases an opposition protester during a rally denouncing the results of presidential...
A riot policeman chases an opposition protester during a rally denouncing the results of presidential elections in central Minsk December 19, 2010. Police in Belarus beat demonstrators with batons and rounded up opposition leaders in a violent crackdown after an election on Sunday that was certain to return President Alexander Lukashenko for a fourth term. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich (BELARUS - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS CIVIL UNREST IMAGES OF THE DAY)
BRITAIN/
RTXTAXR
October 10, 2010
Police officers draw their batons to demonstrators from the far-right English Defence League (EDL) during...
Leicester, United Kingdom
Police officers draw their batons to demonstrators from the far-right English Defence League during a...
Police officers draw their batons to demonstrators from the far-right English Defence League (EDL) during a march in Leicester, central England, October 9, 2010. REUTERS/Darren Staples (BRITAIN - Tags: CIVIL UNREST)
BANGLADESH-GARMENTS/PROTEST
RTR2GVJV
July 30, 2010
A police officer raises his baton as garment workers run during a protest in Dhaka July 30, 2010. Thousands...
Dhaka, Bangladesh
Police officer raises baton as garment workers run during a protest in Dhaka
A police officer raises his baton as garment workers run during a protest in Dhaka July 30, 2010. Thousands of Bangladeshi garment workers took to the streets, burning cars and blocking traffic in Dhaka on Friday to protest against a government-announced wage hike that fell far short of their demands. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj (BANGLADESH - Tags: CIVIL UNREST BUSINESS EMPLOYMENT IMAGES OF THE DAY)
CHINA-SCHOOL/ATTACK
RTR2DUUJ
May 14, 2010
A security guard equipped with police baton stands at the entrance of a primary school in Hefei, Anhui...
Hefei, China
A security guard equipped with police baton stands at the entrance of a primary school in Hefei
A security guard equipped with police baton stands at the entrance of a primary school in Hefei, Anhui province May 14, 2010. A spate of school killings in China has "deep-seated" roots in the country's social tensions which need addressing, Premier Wen Jiabao said. REUTERS/Stringer (CHINA - Tags: SOCIETY EDUCATION CRIME LAW)
AFGHANISTAN/
RTR2BVTP
March 21, 2010
Afghan police control the crowd during the celebration of the Afghan New Year (Nawruz) in Kabul March...
Kabul, Afghanistan
Afghan police control the crowd during the celebration of the Afghan New Year (Nawruz) in Kabul
Afghan police control the crowd during the celebration of the Afghan New Year (Nawruz) in Kabul March 21, 2010. Afghanistan uses the Persian calendar which runs from the vernal equinox. The calendar takes as its start date the time when the Prophet Mohammad moved from Mecca to Medina in 621 AD. The current Persian year is 1389. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood (AFGHANISTAN - Tags: SOCIETY)
INDIA/
RTR299PU
January 21, 2010
Indian policemen disperse state government employees with bamboo sticks during a protest in the northern...
Lucknow, India
Indian policemen disperse state government employees with bamboo sticks during a protest in Lucknow
Indian policemen disperse state government employees with bamboo sticks during a protest in the northern Indian city of Lucknow January 21, 2010. Hundreds of employees on Thursday protested in demand to make their pay structure and allowance equivalent to the central government employees, a state government employee said. REUTERS/Pawan Kumar (INDIA - Tags: CIVIL UNREST POLITICS EMPLOYMENT BUSINESS)
QUAKE-HAITI/
RTR291O7
January 19, 2010
A woman runs as a police officer disperses looters from a commercial area in Port-au-Prince January 18,...
Port-Au-Prince, Haiti
A woman runs as a police officer disperses looters from a commercial area in Port-au-Prince
A woman runs as a police officer disperses looters from a commercial area in Port-au-Prince January 18, 2010. Thousands more U.S. troops will help U.N. peacekeepers keep order on Haiti's increasingly lawless streets as tens of thousands of earthquake survivors wait desperately for aid. REUTERS/Carlos Barria (HAITI - Tags: DISASTER ENVIRONMENT IMAGES OF THE DAY)
CLIMATE-COPENHAGEN
RTXRWEA
December 16, 2009
A police officer wields a baton against a protestor on top of a vehicle as another police officer watches...
Copenhagen, Denmark
Police officer wields a baton against a protestor near the venue of the United Nations Climate Change...
A police officer wields a baton against a protestor on top of a vehicle as another police officer watches near the venue of the United Nations Climate Change Conference 2009 in Copenhagen December 16, 2009. REUTERS/Pawel Kopczynski (DENMARK - Tags: ENVIRONMENT CIVIL UNREST)
BRAZIL/
RTXRNQ1
December 09, 2009
Members of the police cavalry give chase to students to suppress the protest against Brasilia's federal...
Brasilia, Brazil
Members of the police cavalry give chase to students outside the Buriti Palace in Brasilia
Members of the police cavalry give chase to students to suppress the protest against Brasilia's federal district governor Jose Roberto Arruda outside the Buriti Palace in Brasilia December 9, 2009. A kickback scandal involving the opposition governor has highlighted Brazil's persistent political corruption and could hurt the opposition's chances of beating President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva's candidate in next year's election. The scandal erupted on November 27, 2009 when video footage surfaced showing Arruda apparently receiving large amounts of cash during his election campaign in 2006. REUTERS/Roberto Jayme (BRAZIL POLITICS CONFLICT)
BRAZIL/
RTXRNPE
December 09, 2009
A man is dragged during an operation conducted by the cavalry police to suppress the protest against...
Brasilia, Brazil
Man is dragged during an operation conducted by the cavalry police in Brasilia
A man is dragged during an operation conducted by the cavalry police to suppress the protest against Brasilia's federal district Governor Jose Roberto Arruda, outside the Buriti Palace in Brasilia December 9, 2009. A kickback scandal involving the opposition governor has highlighted Brazil's persistent political corruption and could hurt the opposition's chances of beating President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva's candidate in next year's election. The scandal erupted on November 27, 2009 when video footage surfaced showing Arruda apparently receiving large amounts of cash during his election campaign in 2006. REUTERS/Roberto Jayme (BRAZIL POLITICS CONFLICT IMAGES OF THE DAY)
PALESTINIANS-ISRAEL/
RTXOZJG
September 27, 2009
A Palestinian man is detained by Israeli border police during riots outside a compound known to Muslims...
Jerusalem, Israel
A Palestinian man is detained by Israeli border police during riots in Jerusalem's Old City
A Palestinian man is detained by Israeli border police during riots outside a compound known to Muslims as al-Haram al-Sharif (Noble Sanctuary) and to Jews as Temple Mount in Jerusalem's Old City September 27, 2009. Israeli police fired stun grenades on Sunday to disperse some 150 Palestinians who hurled stones at Jews visiting a sensitive religious site in the Old City before the start of the holiest day in the Jewish calendar. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun (JERUSALEM POLITICS CONFLICT RELIGION)
PALESTINIANS-ISRAEL/
RTXOZJD
September 27, 2009
Palestinians scuffle with Israeli border police during riots outside a compound known to Muslims as al-Haram...
Jerusalem, Israel
Palestinians scuffle with Israeli border police during riots in Jerusalem's Old City
Palestinians scuffle with Israeli border police during riots outside a compound known to Muslims as al-Haram al-Sharif (Noble Sanctuary) and to Jews as Temple Mount in Jerusalem's Old City September 27, 2009. Israeli police fired stun grenades on Sunday to disperse some 150 Palestinians who hurled stones at Jews visiting a sensitive religious site in the Old City before the start of the holiest day in the Jewish calendar. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun (JERUSALEM POLITICS CONFLICT RELIGION)
IRAN-ELECTION/
RTR24PXW
June 16, 2009
Demonstrators attend a protest in support of defeated Iranian presidential candidate Mirhossein Mousavi...
Vienna, Austria
Demonstrators attend a protest in support of defeated Iranian presidential candidate Mousavi in Vienna...
Demonstrators attend a protest in support of defeated Iranian presidential candidate Mirhossein Mousavi in Vienna June 16, 2009. Iran's top legislative body on Tuesday ruled out annulling a disputed presidential poll that has prompted the biggest street protests since the 1979 Islamic revolution but said it was prepared for a partial recount. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger (AUSTRIA CONFLICT POLITICS ELECTIONS IMAGES OF THE DAY)
GEORGIA-OPPOSITION/
RTR24OJE
June 15, 2009
Georgian police detain an opposition protestor in Tbilisi, June 15, 2009. Dozens of black-clad men armed...
Tbilisi, Georgia
Georgian police detain an opposition protestor in Tbilisi
Georgian police detain an opposition protestor in Tbilisi, June 15, 2009. Dozens of black-clad men armed with truncheons emerged from the main police station in Tbilisi to confront a protest of about 50 people demanding the release of several opposition activists detained last week. Tensions were running high in the former Soviet republic, where President Mikheil Saakashvili has resisted more than two months of protests and roadblocks in Tbilisi. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili (GEORGIA CONFLICT POLITICS)
AFGHANISTAN/
RTXMNIL
May 24, 2009
Afghan national police officers train with batons at Forward Operation Base (FOB) Masum Ghar in Kandahar...
Kandahar, Afghanistan
Afghan national police officers train with batons at Forward Operation Base Masum Ghar in Kandahar province...
Afghan national police officers train with batons at Forward Operation Base (FOB) Masum Ghar in Kandahar province, May 24, 2009. REUTERS/Jorge Silva (AFGHANISTAN CONFLICT MILITARY POLITICS CRIME LAW IMAGES OF THE DAY)
RUSSIA
RTXE81P
April 21, 2009
A Russian riot police officer confronts a group of extreme left-wing protesters after they marched in...
Moscow, Russia
Russian riot police officer confronts group of extreme left-wing protesters after they marched in support...
A Russian riot police officer confronts a group of extreme left-wing protesters after they marched in support of an antifascist activist who was sentenced in Moscow April 21, 2009. Antifascist activist Alexei Olesinov was sentenced by a Moscow court on Tuesday to one year imprisonment on charges of hooliganism, Russian media reported. REUTERS/Thomas Peter (RUSSIA CONFLICT SOCIETY)
AFGHANISTAN-WOMEN/
RTXE09V
April 15, 2009
Afghan shi'ite Muslim protesters, in favour of a new family law, shout during a demonstration in Kabul...
Kabul, Afghanistan
Afghan shi'ite Muslim protesters, in favour of a new family law, shout during a demonstration in Kabul...
Afghan shi'ite Muslim protesters, in favour of a new family law, shout during a demonstration in Kabul April 15, 2009. Afghan women staged rival demonstrations for and against a new family law, which opponents said would revive the cruel treatment of women of the Taliban era but supporters said it would defend Islamic Justice. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani (AFGHANISTAN RELIGION CONFLICT POLITICS)
THAILAND-POLITICS/
RTXDXOH
April 13, 2009
A Buddhist monk stands in front of Thai troops watching supporters of ousted Thai prime minister Thaksin...
Bangkok, Thailand
A Buddhist monk stands in front of Thai troops at a road in Bangkok
A Buddhist monk stands in front of Thai troops watching supporters of ousted Thai prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra at a main road in Bangkok April 13, 2009. The Thai army cracked down on anti-government protesters on Monday, firing warning shots in a major junction of the capital at activists who responded by hurling petrol bombs at them. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash (THAILAND CONFLICT MILITARY POLITICS IMAGE OF THE DAY TOP PICTURE)
MOLDOVA-ELECTION/
RTXDQL2
April 07, 2009
A police officer looks from behind shields during a violent protest in Chisinau April 7, 2009. Thousands...
Chisinau, Moldova
A police officer looks from behind shields during a violent protest in Chisinau
A police officer looks from behind shields during a violent protest in Chisinau April 7, 2009. Thousands of demonstrators denouncing a Communist victory in ex-Soviet Moldova's parliamentary election smashed windows of the president's offices on Tuesday and hurled stones at police. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich (MOLDOVA POLITICS ELECTIONS CONFLICT)
PHILIPPINES/
RTXC92X
March 02, 2009
A anti-riot policeman uses a shield to hit a protester during a dispersal outside the U.S. embassy in...
Manila, Philippines
A anti-riot policeman uses a shield to hit a protester during a dispersal outside the U.S. embassy in...
A anti-riot policeman uses a shield to hit a protester during a dispersal outside the U.S. embassy in Manila March 2, 2009 to demand the immediate termination of the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) joint military exercise between the U.S. and the Philippine military. The agreement is scheduled to begin on April 2009 in central Philippines. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco (PHILIPPINES)
INDIA/
RTR23MXG
January 20, 2009
Workers from organised and unorganised sectors scuffle with police during a protest rally in New Delhi...
New Delhi, India
Workers from organised and unorganised sectors scuffle with police in New Delhi
Workers from organised and unorganised sectors scuffle with police during a protest rally in New Delhi January 20, 2009. Thousands of workers on Tuesday protested against the indifference and inaction of the Indian government in relation to the ongoing phenomenon of job losses, wage cuts, and closures in the industries and services sector throughout the country following the financial crisis and recession, according to a media release. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi (INDIA)
KENYA-POLICE/
RTR22I8A
December 12, 2008
Anti-riot policemen beat a Kenyan opposition supporter during post-elections demonstrations in the Nairobi's...
Nairobi, Kenya
Anti-riot policemen beat a Kenyan opposition supporter during post-elections demonstrations in Nairobi's...
Anti-riot policemen beat a Kenyan opposition supporter during post-elections demonstrations in the Nairobi's Kibera slum in this file picture taken December 31, 2007. Kenya's police face unprecedented reform after scathing accusations of murder, rape and routine brutality during a bloody election crisis. Picture taken December 31, 2007. REUTERS/Antony Njuguna (KENYA)
TURKEY-DEMONSTRATION/
RTR223FJ
November 29, 2008
Police protect themselves behind shields from the stones being thrown by leftist demonstrators during...
Ankara, Turkey
Police protect themselves behind shields from the stones being thrown by leftist demonstrators during...
Police protect themselves behind shields from the stones being thrown by leftist demonstrators during clashes in Ankara November 29, 2008. Thousands of Turkish workers clashed with police in Ankara on Saturday at a demonstration held by the country's two biggest unions to protest rising prices and a possible new International Monetary Fund deal. The workers chanted slogans against the government and the IMF, which is holding negotiations with Turkey on a loan to stem the impact of the global financial crisis on the country. REUTERS/Umit Bektas (TURKEY)
NICARAGUA/
RTXAO9B
November 17, 2008
Police detain a supporter of Eduardo Montealegre of the Constitutional Liberal Party (PLC) during clashes...
Leon, Nicaragua
Police detain supporter of Montealegre of PLC during clashes with supporters of FSLN in Leon City
Police detain a supporter of Eduardo Montealegre of the Constitutional Liberal Party (PLC) during clashes with supporters of the ruling Sandinista National Liberation Front (FSLN) in Leon City, some 95 km (59 miles) west of Managua, November 16, 2008. REUTERS/Oswaldo Rivas (NICARAGUA)
TURKEY-COUP/TRIAL
RTX9U0U
October 23, 2008
Turkish gendarme soldiers prepare to change shifts with their colleagues standing in front of protesters...
SILIVRI, Turkey
Turkish gendarme soldiers prepare to change shifts with their colleagues standing in front of protesters...
Turkish gendarme soldiers prepare to change shifts with their colleagues standing in front of protesters waiting outside Silivri prison, some 70 km (43.5 miles) west of Istanbul, during the trial of a shadowy-right wing group in the heavily-guarded prison, October 23, 2008. The trial of Ergenekon, a shadowy right-wing group, resumed in Turkey on Thursday on charges of trying to topple Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan's government. REUTERS/Osman Orsal (TURKEY)
THAILAND-PROTEST/
RTX9AM2
October 07, 2008
An anti-government demonstrator begs as riot police walk outside Parliament in Bangkok October 7, 2008....
Bangkok, Thailand
An anti-government demonstrator begs as riot police walk outside Parliament in Bangkok
An anti-government demonstrator begs as riot police walk outside Parliament in Bangkok October 7, 2008. Thai riot police clashed with protesters in the capital on Tuesday, injuring 69 people, as campaigners intensified their four-month bid to unseat the government. REUTERS/Sukree Sukplang (THAILAND)
USA-POLITICS/
RTX8CR4
September 03, 2008
A riot policeman follows masked protesters marching towards the venue of the 2008 Republican National...
St Paul, UNITED STATES
A riot policeman follows masked protesters marching towards the venue of the 2008 Republican National...
A riot policeman follows masked protesters marching towards the venue of the 2008 Republican National Convention in St. Paul, Minnesota September 2, 2008. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj (UNITED STATES) US PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION CAMPAIGN 2008 (USA)
KASHMIR-PROTEST/
RTX89I5
August 31, 2008
A police officer beats a demonstrator during the victory celebrations procession in Jammu August 31,...
Jammu, India
A police officer beats a demonstrator during the victory celebrations procession in Jammu
A police officer beats a demonstrator during the victory celebrations procession in Jammu August 31, 2008. Hindus in Indian Kashmir called off their two-month protest after the government allowed them temporary use of land at the centre of a religious row for an annual pilgrimage, officials said on Sunday. REUTERS/Amit Gupta INDIAN-ADMINISTERED KASHMIR)
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