Latest Riot Stories

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
  • One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.
The word 'zill' comes from a Turkish word meaning "cymbals".