Latest Riot Stories

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
  • 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.