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Ukraine detains 12 riot police on suspicion of ``mass murder``

Last Updated: Thursday, April 03, 2014, 15:41

Twelve members of Ukraine`s disbanded `Berkut` riot police have been detained on suspicion of shooting peaceful participants in Kiev`s months-long anti-government protests, a spokesman for the General Prosecutor said on Thursday.

Ukraine disbands feared Berkut riot police force

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 26, 2014, 13:00

Ukraine`s acting interior minister said on Wednesday he had disbanded the elite Berkut riot police that protesters blamed for most of the deaths in last week`s carnage in Kiev that claimed nearly 100 lives.

Ukraine leader denounces coup bid, West readies sanctions as 26 die

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 19, 2014, 08:59

Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich accused pro-European opposition leaders on Wednesday of trying to seize power by force after at least 26 people died in the worst violence since the former Soviet republic gained independence.

Kiev protest camp in flames as police continue assault

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 19, 2014, 07:05

Fires raged in Kiev`s main protest camp on Independence Square as riot police tried to force demonstrators out following the bloodiest clashes in three months of protests.

Thai policeman shot dead in protest clashes

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 18, 2014, 12:05

A Thai policeman was shot dead as security forces clashed with opposition protesters during an operation to reclaim besieged government buildings in Bangkok Tuesday, resulting in dozens of injuries and arrests.

Clashes, arrests as Thai police raid protest sites

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 18, 2014, 11:28

Thai riot police clashed with opposition protesters during an operation to seize back besieged government buildings in Bangkok on Tuesday, resulting in at least 25 injuries and dozens of arrests.

Outrage after Ukraine policeman filmed abusing naked protester

Last Updated: Friday, January 24, 2014, 02:25

A member of Ukraine`s elite Berkut riot police force assaulted and humiliated a naked protester after he was detained in freezing cold temperatures in Kiev, according to a video posted Thursday.

Police fire tear gas at Istanbul anti-government protesters

Last Updated: Sunday, December 22, 2013, 21:58

Turkish riot police fired tear gas and water cannon to disperse thousands of demonstrators in Istanbul protesting against corruption allegations that have ensnared cabinet ministers.

Rioters leave trail of destruction in Polish capital

Last Updated: Monday, November 11, 2013, 23:06

Polish riot police used rubber bullets on Monday to break up groups of masked far-right youths during a nationalist march through center of capital.

Turkey police fire tear gas at Ankara protesters: Report

Last Updated: Saturday, September 07, 2013, 10:23

Turkish riot police on Friday confronted hundreds of university students in Ankara throwing stones and erecting barricades in protest against a project to build a road across part of their campus.

Police use tear gas to disperse 2,000 protesters in Turkey

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 26, 2013, 14:55

Protesters had gathered overnight in the Dikmen district of the capital and attempted to erect barricades to block traffic on a main artery.

Turkish protesters battle riot police at Istanbul park

Last Updated: Sunday, June 16, 2013, 08:58

Riot police fired water cannons and tear gas as they drove protesters out of Istanbul`s Taksim Square.