Tear gas

Judge puts limits on use of tear gas in Missouri racial protests

 A federal judge on Thursday ordered St Louis area police to issue warnings and give crowds reasonable time disperse before firing tear gas, following complaints by activists over heavy-handed police tactics during ongoing race-related protests.

Dec 12, 2014, 10:16 AM IST

Chile police fire tear gas at indigenous protest

Chilean police fired tear gas and water cannon Sunday to break up thousands of indigenous protesters demanding land rights and condemning Columbus Day, after masked demonstrators began throwing stones.

Oct 13, 2014, 06:44 AM IST

Hong Kong police say tear gas used 87 times on protesters

Hong Kong police said today tear gas was deployed "87 times" in clashes with pro-democracy protesters as they defended their controversial use of force against crowds in the usually stable city.

Sep 29, 2014, 15:59 PM IST

Tear gas fired at protesters after US teen`s death: Reports

Missouri police fired tear gas and smoke bombs at a crowd of protesters demonstrating against the death of an unarmed black teen by an officer, US media reported.

Aug 14, 2014, 11:20 AM IST

Assam CM calls for non-lethal measures of crowd control

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi has said security personnel should adopt non-lethal measures such as tear gas and water cannons to avert deaths while dealing with public agitation.

May 29, 2014, 19:27 PM IST

Anti-World Cup protesters march on Brasilia stadium, face tear gas

Police fired tear gas canisters to contain anti-World Cup demonstrators who tried to march to the Brasilia stadium where the soccer tournament`s trophy was on public display on Tuesday.

May 28, 2014, 08:30 AM IST

Fire in Turkish mine delays rescue work, death toll rises to 299

A fire broke out on Saturday in part of a mine where nearly 300 miners were killed in Turkey`s worst ever industrial disaster, hindering efforts to find up to three remaining workers believed to be still underground, the country`s Energy Minister said.

May 17, 2014, 12:49 PM IST

Turkey mine accident: Police fire tear gas at protesters

Tear gas and water cannon were fired by Turkish police on Tuesday after thousand of protesters protesting against the death of at least 282 miners.

May 17, 2014, 09:08 AM IST

African football body calls for `thorough` investigation into ` fatal stampede` at Congo match

The ruling African football body has reportedly called for a `thorough` investigation into how 15 fans died at a league match in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

May 13, 2014, 11:53 AM IST

Tear gas confronts `revolution` call at Sudan funeral

Sudanese police fired tear gas Wednesday when mourners called for "revolution" following the funeral of a student allegedly gunned down by security forces at a protest against violence in Darfur.

Mar 12, 2014, 16:25 PM IST

Turkish police fire tear gas at anti-government protest

Turkish riot police fired tear gas and plastic bullets to break up a protest today by an estimated 2,000 people against the embattled government of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Jan 19, 2014, 02:02 AM IST

Egyptian police fire tear gas at protesters near Defense Ministry

Egyptian police fired tear gas and water cannons at hundreds of pro-Islamist protesters demonstrating near the Defense Ministry in Cairo on Wednesday, state media said.

Jan 01, 2014, 20:00 PM IST

Police fire tear gas at Istanbul anti-government protesters

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.

Dec 22, 2013, 21:58 PM IST

Egypt police fire tear gas at pro-Morsi students in Tahrir

Police fired tear gas as more than two thousand students backing ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi entered Cairo`s Tahrir Square to demonstrate against July`s military "coup".

Dec 02, 2013, 00:34 AM IST

Turkish police break up student demo with tear gas

Turkish riot police fired tear gas and halted a march by some 100 students on Saturday protesting against the clearance of trees on an Ankara university campus to make way for a controversial road development.

Oct 26, 2013, 23:38 PM IST

60 injured in Montenegro during gay pride march

Police in Montenegro fired tear gas to repel anti-gay extremists who threw rocks and firebombs at officers protecting a gay pride march on Sunday, officials said. About 60 people were injured.

Oct 20, 2013, 22:58 PM IST

Five cops, 14 others injured in clash in West Delhi

Nineteen people, including five policemen, were injured when a clash broke out between two groups over a motorcycle accident on Thursday in Tilak Vihar colony in West Delhi area, police said.

Aug 15, 2013, 22:28 PM IST

Turkish police break up Istanbul park protest

Turkish riot police used tear gas and water cannon in a dawn raid on Friday to end a peaceful sit-in by hundreds of people trying to prevent trees from being uprooted at an Istanbul park.

Jun 01, 2013, 00:41 AM IST

Belarus police use tear gas to disperse protesters

Police used tear gas to break up an anti-govt protest in Belarus and forcefully detained dozens of demonstrators on Sunday in the capital.

Jul 04, 2011, 00:27 AM IST

Chile police tear gas education protesters

Chilean police arrested 13 during the biggest protest in two months demanding educational reforms.

Jul 01, 2011, 09:41 AM IST