Two killed in fresh Brazil prison mutiny

Barely a week after rioting inmates killed five fellow prisoners in a Brazilian jail, two more have been slain in a similar disturbance, authorities said Tuesday.

Ferguson`s old quarter a world away from protests

Images of rioting and demonstrations after the police shooting of an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri, have provoked outrage across the world. 

China welcomes Vietnam`s move to compensate riot victims

Thousands of people attacked businesses and factories in Vietnam in May, targeting Chinese workers and Chinese-owned businesses after Beijing parked an oil rig in a part of the South China Sea claimed by Hanoi.

Two inmates beheaded in Brazil prison riot: Authorities

Inmates rioting to press for better facilities in an overcrowded Brazilian jail have beheaded two fellow prisoners and taken two guards hostage, officials said Sunday.

Muzaffarnagar riot accused remanded in judicial custody

A riot accused was sent to 14 days` judicial custody after he surrendered before a court in connection with Maherdeen killing case.

Bail plea of Muzaffarnagar riot accused rejected

The bail plea of five riot accused has been rejected by a court in a case of murder of three youths.

Singapore doubles riot police after guest worker fracas

Singapore is doubling the size of its frontline anti-riot forces and stepping up surveillance after a rampage by Indian workers exposed police weaknesses following four decades of strict social order.

Mob burns school in riot-hit Myanmar city

Muslims in Myanmar`s second-largest city accused police today of standing by as a Buddhist mob went on a rampage, torching a school and other buildings.

Riot-hit Myanmar city calm now

Communal riots-hit Mandalay, Myanmar`s second largest city, remained calm Saturday following imposition of curfew in one more area since Friday night, the local police said.

2 Indians jailed for Little India riot in Singapore

Two Indian workers were today sentenced to jail by a Singapore court after they admitted their involvement in the Little India riot last December, the city-state`s worst street violence in 40 years.

China says Vietnam riot killed four people

China said today that four people were killed in a riot in Vietnam, doubling the previously announced toll with tensions simmering over a territorial dispute between the two countries.

Solomons police out in force after rioting

Solomon Islands police were out in force on the streets of the capital Honiara on Monday after rioting among the victims of recent devastating floods, authorities said.

Three killed in police firing as flag burning sparks rioting in Hyderabad

Three persons were killed today in police firing following communal clashes sparked by alleged burning of a religious flag by some persons in Kishanbagh area of the Old City.

Little India riot: Indian fails in bid to get case dismissed

An Indian, part of 25 compatriots charged with involvement in Singapore`s worst riot in 40 years, today failed in his bid to have his case dismissed.

Indian in Singapore gets jail, caning for rioting

An Indian construction worker was sentenced to 30 months in jail and three strokes of the cane for his role in a rare incident of rioting in Singapore last year.

Indian national pleads guilty to Singapore rioting

A 33-year-old Indian national today pleaded guilty of rioting and committing mischief during Singapore`s worst street violence in 40 years.

Uma Bharti faces cases of rioting, causing enmity between groups

Charges of rioting and promoting enmity between different groups in Ayodhya are among the 13 cases pending against firebrand BJP leader and former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Uma Bharti, the party`s candidate for this Lok Sabha seat.

Bail plea of Muzaffarnagar riot accused rejected

A local court has rejected the bail plea of an accused in a Muzaffaranagar riots case related to the killing of eight persons, including a woman, in Kutba village.

Myanmar vows to protect riot-hit aid agencies

Myanmar pledged today to protect international aid groups targeted by Buddhist mobs in a violence-torn western region, after a chorus of concern from foreign governments and the United Nations.

Deportee killed in Saudi detention centre riot

A detainee died in a stampede during a riot at a Saudi detention centre for migrant workers awaiting deportation, police said.