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Yellow Vests: French Police Use Tear Gas to Stop March on EU Building

PARIS (AP) — Yellow vest protests are taking place in France’s main cities for the 24th consecutive week to challenge economic policies that President Emmanuel Macron stood by while unveiling measures intended to quell the anti-government movement.

Yellow Vest demonstrators march in Paris, during another protest Saturday April 27, 2019. Yellow vest protesters remain a force in French politics despite ups and downs in the five months after their movement started. (AP Photo/Rafael Yaghobzadeh)

Israeli Drone Drops Tear Gas on Gaza Protesters

Israeli border police dropped tear gas from a drone onto Palestinian protesters in Gaza on Friday, a police spokesman told AFP, acknowledging operational deployment of new technology.

A drone used by Israeli troops fires teargas at Palestinians during a demonstration near the Gaza Strip border with Israel, in eastern Gaza City, Friday, March 30, 2018. Palestinians clashed with Israeli troops along the Gaza border Friday morning as thousands gathered there for mass sit-ins led by the militant …

Tear Gas Attack On Hamburg Metro Affects 50

Unknown attackers launched a tear gas attack on a train in Hamburg that reports say has injured at least six and affected 50 people and led to a massive police presence at the Hamburg train station. At 6:55 pm Friday

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Amnesty Denmark Regrets ‘Inciting Confrontation’ With U.S. Police

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The head of the Danish chapter of Amnesty International says it was “a terrible mistake” to print a guide in its quarterly magazine on how to tackle tear gas, one’s basic rights when arrested and how to dress for protests and confrontation with police.

BATON ROUGE, LA -JULY 08: Protesters face off with Baton Rouge police in riot gear across the street from the police department on July 8, 2016 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Alton Sterling was shot by a police officer in front of the Triple S Food Mart in Baton Rouge on …

London City Airport Evacuated Following Tear Gas Incident

LONDON (AP) — More than two dozen people were treated for breathing difficulties in a suspected chemical incident that sparked the evacuation of London City Airport Friday, fire and ambulance services said. After a three-hour investigation by police and firefighters

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Israeli Commander On Trial For Awakening Troops With Tear Gas

Ynetnews reports: The trial of a platoon leader in the Paratroopers is currently underway in a military court in Jaffa. He was indicted at the beginning of 2016 for hurling a tear gas grenade, which is commonly used to disperse Palestinian demonstrations and riots, into a tent full of soldiers because they failed to wake up on time.

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Kosovo Parliament Debates Serbian Relations by Lobbing Tear Gas Grenades

The turmoil over selecting a Speaker of the House to replace John Boehner seems positively tranquil compared to the debate over Serbian relations in the parliament of Kosovo. Someone decided to filibuster these talks by throwing tear gas grenades in the middle of a parliamentary session, causing two MPs to pass out


Chaotic Summer Jam Rap Concert Ends with Tear Gas, Multiple Arrests

The scene outside the annual hip-hop and R&B concert Summer Jam deteriorated into chaos Sunday night in East Rutherford, NJ, and police in riot gear were forced to contain unruly groups of music fans, after they tried to enter the show without tickets.