Quantcast

Latest Riot Stories

2005-11-06 04:59:42

By Elisabeth Pineau PARIS (Reuters) - Gangs of youths torched more than 1,000 vehicles overnight in the tenth straight night of violence in Paris's poor suburbs, despite the deployment of thousands of extra police. In the past few days the rioting has been spreading to other French towns.

2005-11-05 20:04:54

By Astrid Wendlandt PARIS (Reuters) - Schools were torched and more than 600 cars set on fire in cities across France in a tenth night of rioting in poor suburban areas that went into the early hours of Sunday, the Interior Ministry said.

2005-11-05 19:32:25

By Astrid Wendlandt PARIS (Reuters) - Two schools were burned down in Paris and hundreds of cars set on fire in cities across France in a tenth night of rioting in poor suburban areas that went into the early hours of Sunday, the Interior Ministry said.

2005-11-05 09:00:46

By Tom Heneghan AULNAY-SOUS-BOIS, France (Reuters) - Hit-and-run arson attacks escalated in poor Paris suburbs as the government met to formulate a political response to nine nights of urban violence that has spawned copycat unrest in major towns.

2005-11-05 07:26:30

By Tom Heneghan AULNAY-SOUS-BOIS, France (Reuters) - Roving gangs of youths launched hit-and-run arson attacks in the ninth straight night of violence in poor Paris suburbs, as copycat unrest in major towns complicated the government's search for a response.

2005-11-05 06:25:44

By Tom Heneghan AULNAY-SOUS-BOIS, France (Reuters) - Roving gangs of youths launched hit-and-run arson attacks in the ninth straight night of violence in poor Paris suburbs, as copycat unrest in major towns complicated the government's search for a response.

2005-11-04 15:43:26

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States on Friday issued a warning to Americans traveling in France to avoid areas in and around Paris where angry protesters have set fire to buildings and cars. State Department spokesman Sean McCormack said the U.S.

2005-11-04 12:23:49

By Kerstin Gehmlich AULNAY-SOUS-BOIS, France (Reuters) - Rioters set fire to hundreds of vehicles in impoverished suburbs of northeastern Paris in an eighth night of unrest that spread for the first time to other parts of the capital and other towns in France.

2005-11-04 10:14:58

By Kerstin Gehmlich AULNAY-SOUS-BOIS, France (Reuters) - Rioters set fire to hundreds of vehicles in impoverished suburbs of northeastern Paris in an eighth night of unrest that spread for the first time to other parts of the capital and towns in France.

2005-11-04 07:39:08

By Kerstin Gehmlich AULNAY-SOUS-BOIS, France (Reuters) - Rioters set fire to hundreds of vehicles in an eighth night of unrest in the impoverished suburbs of northeastern Paris as exasperated local officials criticized the response of national leaders.


Word of the Day
overword
  • To say in too many words; to express verbosely.
  • To express in too many words: sometimes used reflexively.
  • The leading idea or a repeated phrase, as of a song or ballad; the refrain; burden.
The word 'overword' comes from over- +‎ word.