Violence

FILE - In this file photo dated Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014, Serbia's Stefan Mitrovic grabs a banner containing the Albanian flag attached to a drone flying above the pitch during the Euro 2016 Group I qualifying match between Serbia and Albania in Belgrade, Serbia. The banner prompted fan violence with the match was suspended, and a man who claims to have flown the drone has been detained but it is revealed Saturday July 29, 2017, that Albania’s soccer federation is calling on Albanian authorities to stop his extradition to Serbia. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic, FILE)
July 31, 2017 - 8:05 am
ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — An Albanian soccer fan detained on a Serbian warrant for allegedly flying a drone with a nationalist banner during a high-risk match has asked for political asylum in Croatia to avoid extradition. Ismail Morinaj was arrested in Croatia in June on a Serbian warrant. A court in...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014, Serbia's Stefan Mitrovic grabs a banner containing the Albanian flag attached to a drone flying above the pitch during the Euro 2016 Group I qualifying match between Serbia and Albania in Belgrade, Serbia. The banner prompted fan violence with the match was suspended, and a man who claims to have flown the drone has been detained but it is revealed Saturday July 29, 2017, that Albania’s soccer federation is calling on Albanian authorities to stop his extradition to Serbia. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic, FILE)
July 29, 2017 - 3:02 pm
TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albania's soccer federation is calling on Albanian authorities to stop the extradition to Serbia of a man who reportedly flew a drone with a nationalist banner over a stadium in Serbia, a move that prompted fan violence. Ismail Morinaj was arrested in Croatia in June based on...
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July 28, 2017 - 9:17 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — Muslim prayers at a major Jerusalem shrine ended peacefully Israeli police said Friday but violence continued in the West Bank where a Palestinian was killed attacking soldiers as forces were on high alert following two weeks of violence over the sacred site, holy to both Muslims...
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In this Monday, July 24, 2017, photo, young Indigenous People known as Lumads form the words "Save Lumad schools" as they join a march of thousands of protesters to coincide with the state of the nation address of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte in Quezon city, northeast of Manila, Philippines. Human rights groups asked Duterte Wednesday, July 26, 2017, to retract a threat to order airstrikes against tribal schools he accused of teaching students to become communist rebels, warning such an attack would constitute a war crime. U.S.-based Human Rights Watch said international humanitarian law "prohibits attacks on schools and other civilian structures unless they are being used for military purposes," adding that deliberate attacks on civilians, including students and teachers, "is also a war crime." (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)
July 26, 2017 - 12:28 am
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Human rights groups asked the Philippine president Wednesday to retract a threat to order airstrikes against tribal schools he accused of teaching students to become communist rebels, warning such an attack would constitute a war crime. U.S.-based Human Rights Watch said...
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July 25, 2017 - 11:42 pm
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Human rights groups asked the Philippine president Wednesday to retract a threat to order airstrikes against tribal schools he accused of teaching students to become communist rebels, warning such an attack would constitute a war crime. U.S.-based Human Rights Watch said...
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FILE - In this early Thursday, June 29, 2017 file photo, investigators mark the spot where spent bullet casings fell next to a body lying on a road in the town of Navolato, Sinaloa state, Mexico. Fifty-nine AK type and AR-15 casings were found in the area. (AP Photo/Enric Marti, File)
July 22, 2017 - 12:01 am
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's spiraling violence reached new heights with 2,234 murders in June, the country's deadliest month in at least 20 years, according to government data. Killings rose in states ranging from the tourist haven of Baja California Sur to the Gulf coast state of Veracruz and even...
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Residents and motorcycle taxi drivers stop to look at marines blocking the area where a suspected drug gang leader and seven others were killed in a shootout in the Tlahuac district of Mexico City, Thursday, July 20, 2017. Mexico City residents were stunned by the sight of drug-war-style violence, including burnt-out vehicles and road blockades by gang-sympathizing motorcycle taxi drivers, in the nation's capital, sights that had previously been seen only in violence-wracked cities like Reynosa and Nuevo Laredo.(AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
July 21, 2017 - 10:52 pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Burnt-out vehicles. Road blockades. A raging gun battle between armored marines and gang members that left eight dead. Such scenes have been common in border cities like Reynosa and Nuevo Laredo, and figures released Friday show the death toll from Mexico's drug war has reached...
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Residents and motorcycle taxi drivers stop to look at marines blocking the area where a suspected drug gang leader and seven others were killed in a shootout in the Tlahuac district of Mexico City, Thursday, July 20, 2017. Mexico City residents were stunned by the sight of drug-war-style violence, including burnt-out vehicles and road blockades by gang-sympathizing motorcycle taxi drivers, in the nation's capital, sights that had previously been seen only in violence-wracked cities like Reynosa and Nuevo Laredo.(AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
July 21, 2017 - 5:13 pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Burnt-out vehicles. Road blockades. A raging gun battle between armored marines and gang members that left eight dead. Such scenes have been common in border cities like Reynosa and Nuevo Laredo, and figures released Friday show the death toll from Mexico's drug war has reached...
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Residents and motorcycle taxi drivers stop to look at marines blocking the area where a suspected drug gang leader and seven others were killed in a shootout in the Tlahuac district of Mexico City, Thursday, July 20, 2017. Mexico City residents were stunned by the sight of drug-war-style violence, including burnt-out vehicles and road blockades by gang-sympathizing motorcycle taxi drivers, in the nation's capital, sights that had previously been seen only in violence-wracked cities like Reynosa and Nuevo Laredo.(AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
July 21, 2017 - 3:26 pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Burnt-out vehicles. Road blockades. A raging gun battle between armored marines and gang members that left eight dead. Such scenes have been common in border cities like Reynosa and Nuevo Laredo during Mexico's decade-old drug war, but residents of the capital were stunned this...
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Residents and motorcycle taxi drivers stop to look at marines blocking the area where a suspected drug gang leader and seven others were killed in a shootout in the Tlahuac district of Mexico City, Thursday, July 20, 2017. Mexico City residents were stunned by the sight of drug-war-style violence, including burnt-out vehicles and road blockades by gang-sympathizing motorcycle taxi drivers, in the nation's capital, sights that had previously been seen only in violence-wracked cities like Reynosa and Nuevo Laredo.(AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
July 21, 2017 - 3:25 pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Burnt vehicles. Road blockades. A raging gun battle between marines and gang members that killed eight. Such scenes have been common in places like Reynosa and Nuevo Laredo during Mexico's decade-old drug war. But residents of Mexico City were stunned this week to see that kind...
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