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Showing posts with label violence. Show all posts
Showing posts with label violence. Show all posts

Friday, 7 July 2017

German states send more police to Hamburg as G20 violence escalates

Protesters injured at least 160 police officers, torched cars and lorries and broke into a locked-down metro station today, seeking to wrest control of the streets of Hamburg as leaders from the world's biggest economies met nearby.

Tuesday, 13 September 2016

UN Syria envoy hails 'significant drop in violence'

UN Syria envoy hails 'significant drop in violence'
The UN's Syria envoy has applauded a fall in violence through the first 24 hours of a fragile ceasefire but said security concerns meant aid convoys had not yet deployed.

Sunday, 31 July 2016

Armenia : Standoff Ends as ‘Daredevils’ Surrender

The two week standoff at a police compound in Erebuni, which was seized by an opposition group calling itself the “Daredevils of Sasoun” ended on Sunday as the remaining members surrendered, Armenia’s National Security Service reported.

Saturday, 30 July 2016

Violent Police Clashes with Protesters Heighten Tensions in Yerevan

Riot police clashed late on Friday with hundreds of people near a police compound in Yerevan occupied by gunmen affiliated with an Armenian opposition group.

Monday, 25 July 2016

German police union chief urges tightening refugees control after constant attacks

Control of refugees coming to Germany should be tightened in order to limit potential security risks, urged German police union chief Rainer Wendt on Monday, after constant attacks in southern Germany over the past week.

Monday, 11 July 2016

Kashmir clashes over militant Burhan Wani leave 30 dead

Police in Indian-administered Kashmir say at least 30 people have been killed in clashes between protesters and security forces following the shooting of a well-known militant leader.

Tuesday, 1 March 2016

670 people killed in violence across Iraq in February - UN

A total of 670 Iraqis were killed and 1,290 others wounded in acts of terrorism, violence and armed conflict in February across Iraq, the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) said in a statement on Tuesday.

Monday, 2 November 2015

OSCE says Turkey vote hindered by violence, media crackdown

The Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) charged in a damning report on Monday that Turkey's election was marred by a media crackdown, violence and other security concerns.

Saturday, 14 June 2014

Le chaos en Irak pousse les Kurdes vers l'indépendance

Alors que la majeure partie du nord et du centre de l'Irak est en proie au chaos, la région autonome du Kurdistan irakien fait figue d'îlot de stabilité. Reportage à Erbil, la capitale, où l'on parle désormais d'indépendance.

Sous les remparts de la forteresse d'Erbil, la vie suit son cours. Difficile d'imaginer que les avant-postes djihadistes se trouvent à moins de soixante kilomètres. Ces dix dernières années, la région autonome du Kurdistan a été largement épargnée par la violence qui gangrène l'Irak.

Thursday, 24 April 2014

Ukraine : Ban Ki-moon s'inquiète d'un dérapage de la situation dans l'est du pays

ONU, 24 avril 2014 – Le Secrétaire général des Nations Unies, Ban Ki-moon, a exprimé jeudi sa profonde inquiétude concernant la situation dans l'est de l'Ukraine, estimant qu'elle pourrait rapidement devenir incontrôlable.

« Le Secrétaire général est profondément préoccupé par la poursuite de la violence dans l'est de l'Ukraine, qui a entraîné des pertes en vies humaines, une instabilité accrue et qui contribue à un climat de peur et d'angoisse », a dit son porte-parole dans une déclaration à la presse.

Thursday, 2 January 2014

Multiple emergencies pose great test of the global humanitarian system, UN official says


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2 January 2014 – An unprecedented number of people are beginning the New Year either internally displaced or as refugees, the United Nations humanitarian chief warned today, urging sustained support in 2014 for millions who have been driven from their homes by violence and bloodshed or uprooted by devastating natural disasters.

Sunday, 3 November 2013

Kosovo: UN mission strongly condemns violence related to upcoming elections.


2 November 2013 – On the eve of municipal elections in Kosovo, the United Nations mission there said that police and international security are undertaking all necessary measures to ensure a safe election period following attacks at least two of the candidates.
“UNMIK (UN Mission in Kosovo) strongly condemns the recent violence against figures involved in the election process,” a spokesperson said, adding that while the nature of their cause is still being investigated, “such attacks must be condemned by all.”
The democratic process demands an environment free of violence and intimidation, the Mission stressed.

Wednesday, 14 August 2013

Egypt declares state of emergency. Announcement comes amid security crackdown on pro-Morsi protesters which left at least 295 people dead nationwide.



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A state of emergency has been declared across Egypt, according to a presidential statement announced on state television.
The state of emergency will begin at 4pm local time (14:00 GMT) and will last for a month, the statement said on Wednesday afternoon.
The exceptional measures came as "the security and order of the nation face danger due to deliberate sabotage, and attacks on public and private buildings and the loss of life by extremist groups," the presidency said.

Sunday, 2 June 2013

EU's Ashton calls for restraint following incidents at Taksim Gezi Park in Constantinople

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EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Ashton called on all sides to act with restraint after incidents in Taksim Gezi Park
 
Ankara (AA) - EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Catherine Ashton on Sunday called on all sides to act with restraint after the incidents in Istanbul's Taksim Gezi Park.
In a statement made, Ashton's spokesperson said that they were concerned about Turkish police using "excessive force"[1] at Taksim.

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