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Protests over killing of George Floyd: Burning police vehicle becomes symbol of unrest in New York City
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Protests over killing of George Floyd: Burning police vehicle becomes symbol of unrest in New York City

On Friday night in the Fort Greene section of Brooklyn, protesters descended on an unoccupied New York Police Department van, which quickly became the target of all their anger and angst

Canada Parliament declares Myanmar treatment of Rohingya Muslims as genocide; human rights observers laud move
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Canada Parliament declares Myanmar treatment of Rohingya Muslims as genocide; human rights observers laud move

The motion also endorsed the findings of a UN mission that outlines humanitarian crimes against the Rohingya Muslima and other minorities by the Myanmar military.

Sterlite protests: In 2,445-page report on Thoothukudi police firing, civil society groups accuse officers of arson, stone-pelting
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Sterlite protests: In 2,445-page report on Thoothukudi police firing, civil society groups accuse officers of arson, stone-pelting

Police firing had killed 13 people at the Sterlite protests in Thoothukudi in May, and the arson and stone-pelting had added to the chaos and violence.

Sathyabhama University students resort to arson after first year student kills herself in Chennai
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Sathyabhama University students resort to arson after first year student kills herself in Chennai

Students of Sathyabhama University in Chennai went on a rampage and set afire its hostel properties over the alleged suicide of a first year girl

Gujarat: Violence erupts in Dahod after villager dies during interrogation; one dead in subsequent police firing
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Gujarat: Violence erupts in Dahod after villager dies during interrogation; one dead in subsequent police firing

Angry villagers of Jesawada in the Dahod district of Gujarat attacked local police station and set their vehicles ablaze resulting in dead of one farmer

Five coal labourers killed, two injured in accident at Odisha's Dhamra port
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Five coal labourers killed, two injured in accident at Odisha's Dhamra port

At least five labourers were killed and as many injured when a coal heap caved in at Dhamra Port Company Ltd (DPCL) premises leading to arson and violence at Dhamra in Bhadrak district on Tuesday, officials said.

CPM office in Tripura set on fire, four party activists injured
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CPM office in Tripura set on fire, four party activists injured

A CPM party office was set on fire and four party supporters were injured at Khumulwng allegedly by the activists of the Indigenous People’s Front of Tripura (IPFT).

Demand for Gorkhaland: Mamata Banerjee holds meeting to discuss fresh violence in Darjeeling
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Demand for Gorkhaland: Mamata Banerjee holds meeting to discuss fresh violence in Darjeeling

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today held a meeting with senior officials to take stock of the situation in Darjeeling hills where fresh arson and violence have been reported

Darjeeling unrest: Case filed against GJM chief Bimal Gurung, wife for violence
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Darjeeling unrest: Case filed against GJM chief Bimal Gurung, wife for violence

A case has been lodged against Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) supremo Bimal Gurung and his wife Asha for their alleged involvement in violence, arson and killing of one person during clashes in Darjeeling hills on the demand for a separate Gorkhaland state.

Shock, anger and grief: Haryana village rises in protest, blocks highway over Dalit children's killing
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Shock, anger and grief: Haryana village rises in protest, blocks highway over Dalit children's killing

Sanped in Haryana's Faridabad, where a dalit family was burnt alive leading to the death of two toddlers, on Wednesday erupted in grief and indignation, with the locals blocking Delhi-Agra highway with their bodies in protest as politicians joined them in mourning the horrific killings.

Manipur violence: Two govt offices burnt down in Churachandpur
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Manipur violence: Two govt offices burnt down in Churachandpur

Violence and arson continued in Manipur's trouble-torn Churachandpur town where two government office buildings were burnt down.

Manipur violence: Death toll rises to eight as police firing kills three more
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Manipur violence: Death toll rises to eight as police firing kills three more

3 persons were killed when police opened fire on protesters in Manipur's Churachandpur district taking the overnight toll to 8 as fresh violence erupted.

Palestinian toddler burned to death in suspected Jewish 'settler' arson attack
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Palestinian toddler burned to death in suspected Jewish 'settler' arson attack

A Palestinian toddler was burned to death and four family members wounded in an arson attack by suspected Jewish settlers on two homes in the occupied West Bank on Friday.

Police call Delhi church attack 'stray case': Community slams PM Modi's 'sabka saath, sabka vikas'
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Police call Delhi church attack 'stray case': Community slams PM Modi's 'sabka saath, sabka vikas'

The Delhi Police, in a report submitted to the Home Ministry , has called the latest church attack a 'stray case'.

BJP blames Bihar govt for Muzaffarpur riots, demands judicial probe
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BJP blames Bihar govt for Muzaffarpur riots, demands judicial probe

Blaming the state government for riots at Ajizpur village in Muzaffarpur district of Bihar, BJP on Tuesday demanded a judicial enquiry into the incident.

Jammu and Kashmir: Curfew imposed in Budgam a day after clashes
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Jammu and Kashmir: Curfew imposed in Budgam a day after clashes

“Curfew has been imposed in some parts of Budgam district due to the violence including arson yesterday,” the officials said.

Five cops injured in clashes with villagers in Varanasi
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Five cops injured in clashes with villagers in Varanasi

Angry over the kidnapping and murder of a minor boy, a mob today set ablaze vehicles, pelted stones at the police, in which five cops were injured.

UP: Tension in Bareilly after protests against objectionable post on social media
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UP: Tension in Bareilly after protests against objectionable post on social media

Tension gripped Bareilly when a group of persons indulged in stone pelting and arson demanding action against two youths for allegedly posting objectionable content.

Dressed as villagers, Maoists set 15 trucks on fire in Chhatisgarh
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Dressed as villagers, Maoists set 15 trucks on fire in Chhatisgarh

Taking cover of the dense vegetation, the Maoists opened fire at the police team, who retaliated and forced the insurgents to flee. He said no civilian or policeman was injured in the act of arson.

Arsonist strikes Chinese consulate in San Francisco
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Arsonist strikes Chinese consulate in San Francisco

he Chinese consulate in San Francisco sustained fire and smoke damage after an arsonist struck it, the consulate said on Thursday, but no injuries were reported.