Papua New Guinea: At least 64 killed in ‘largest’ tribal clashes in the northern highlands

At least 64 people have been killed in tribal violence in the northern highlands of Papua New Guinea, according to media reports, with one police officer describing the killings as the “largest” in the Pacific nation’s recent history. The Post-Courier Read More …

Nigeria: Thirty people killed in latest herder violence in Plateau State

At least 30 people have been killed in renewed violence in Nigeria’s central Plateau State, where clashes between Muslim herders and Christian farming communities have erupted for years, a community organisation and an aid group source said on Thursday. Despite Read More …

Papua New Guinea: At least 15 dead after major rioting and looting

A state of emergency has been declared in Papua New Guinea’s capital after at least 15 people were killed in rioting. More than 1,000 troops are on standby “to step in wherever necessary”, Prime Minister James Marape said on Thursday. Read More …

UK: Riot police attacked by ‘hostile’ crowd in Auchinleck

Riot police officers came under attack from a “hostile” crowd during large-scale disorder in an East Ayrshire village. One officer had to be taken to hospital for treatment after being hit by a firework as trouble flared in Auchinleck on Read More …

Ireland: 34 people arrested after riotous mob causes huge destruction

A clean-up is under way in Dublin city centre this morning following violent clashes between large groups of people and gardaí in Dublin last night. Garda Commissioner Drew Harris said 34 people had been arrested and “many more arrests will Read More …

Myanmar military admits facing ‘heavy assaults’ from anti-coup forces

Myanmar’s military regime has admitted it is facing “heavy assaults” by anti-coup forces who began a coordinated offensive at the end of last month, claiming to have taken control of several towns in border areas and dozens of military outposts. Read More …

Bangladesh: 300 people arrested over October 28 violence

Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) have arrested over 300 people from different areas, including Dhaka, in connection with the violence and sabotage activities during the BNP’s grand rally on October 28. RAB Legal and Media Wing Director Commander Khondoker Al Moyeen Read More …

Arkansas man pleads guilty to firebombing police cars during George Floyd protests

An Arkansas community activist accused in the firebombings of police cars after the 2020 murder of George Floyd pleaded guilty Wednesday in federal court. Mujera Benjamin Lung’aho, 33, of North Little Rock, pleaded to one count of malicious destruction of Read More …

India: Manipur reports fresh violence, 15 houses torched, one person shot

Intense firing was reported from Manipur on Sunday, a day after five persons lost their lives in three separate incidents while 15 abandoned houses were torched. According to reports reaching here, violence erupted in two adjoining villages on the border Read More …

Sweden: Dozens injured after protesters storm Eritrean festival in Stockholm

More than 50 people have been injured and dozens detained in Stockholm after opponents of the Eritrean government stormed an event in the Swedish capital organised by regime supporters. About 1,000 anti-government demonstrators who had been authorised to hold a Read More …