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2005-07-21 08:59:55

By Mohammed Sudam SANAA (Reuters) - Nine people were killed and 20 injured in a second day of violent clashes on Thursday between Yemeni security forces and rioters protesting at fuel price hikes.

2005-07-20 16:00:00

Scientists are questioning the safety of a Star Wars-style riot control ray gun due to be deployed in Iraq next year.

2005-07-20 10:25:23

By Mohammed Sudam SANAA (Reuters) - At least 13 people were killed in clashes with police in Yemen on Wednesday after rioters smashed government offices and set fires in response to a sharp rise in fuel prices.

2005-06-29 13:52:09

BEIJING (Reuters) - Thousands of Chinese rioted in adispute sparked by a lopsided roadside brawl, set fire to carsand wounded six police officers in an outburst likely to worrycommunist leaders in Beijing desperate to cling on to power.


Word of the Day
begunk
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.