Water cannon

Hong Kong police fire tear gas, water cannon to halt protest as China National Day nears

A series of protests for and against the city`s Communist Party rulers in Beijing is planned ahead of the 70th anniversary of the People`s Republic on Tuesday, including at the consulate of former colonial power Britain.

Sep 28, 2019, 20:59 PM IST

Scuffles, water cannon at final anti-G20 march in Hamburg

In the late evening, after leaders had left Hamburg, police turned on water cannon to disperse remaining protestors, many drunk, who started throwing bottles and other objects.


Jul 09, 2017, 09:39 AM IST

More protests planned in Venezuela as death toll reaches 32

University students in Venezuela will lead a fresh round of marches against President Nicolas Maduro on Thursday, a day after police fired tear gas and protesters hurled Molotov cocktails in rallies against his plan to rewrite the constitution.

May 04, 2017, 13:05 PM IST

Turkish police fire tear gas, water cannon at May Day protesters

Turkish police fired tear gas and water cannon at hundreds of stone-throwing May Day protesters on Friday, after they defied a ban and tried to march on Istanbul`s Taksim Square.

May 01, 2015, 19:37 PM IST

London mayor offers to be blasted by water cannon

London Mayor Boris Johnson offered today to be sprayed by water cannon to demonstrate that they are safe, after buying the riot control equipment for the capital despite having no permission to use it.

Jun 11, 2014, 20:48 PM IST

Philippines says China fired water cannon at disputed shoal

The Philippines` military chief today accused China`s coast guard of firing water cannon at Filipino fishermen for the first time to drive them away from a disputed sea shoal.

Feb 24, 2014, 14:44 PM IST

Police disperse Istanbul demonstrators with water cannon

Turkish police used water cannon to disperse demonstrators who had gathered anew in defiance of the government in Istanbul`s Taksim Square.

Jun 22, 2013, 23:38 PM IST

Police use water cannon on Youth Congress workers

Chandigarh Police used water cannon against Youth Congress workers to stop them from proceeding towards official residence of CM Parkash Singh Badal.

Jun 05, 2013, 19:10 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

Cameron allows water cannon in riots `fightback`

Water cannon have only previously been used in Northern Ireland to tackle sectarian tensions.

Aug 11, 2011, 00:20 AM IST

Police could use water cannon to tackle rioters: UK Home Secretary

Metropolitan Police have trialled use of water cannons but has never used it.

Dec 13, 2010, 13:15 PM IST