500 migrants moved from French camp infamous for riots & clashes with police (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Up to 500 migrants have been cleared from a camp, near the port city of Dunkirk in France, notorious for internal gangs and clashes with police. Officials say it was part of efforts to prevent the spread of “shantytowns.” As many as 200 officers oversaw the operation on Thursday, which took place at the camp […]

Israeli jets strike Hamas in Gaza in response to ‘terror acts & violent riots’ at border (VIDEO)

Israeli fighter jets have carried out strikes against Hamas targets in the Gaza strip, in response to the violence and “terrorist acts” the group instigated at the border, as well as cross-border rocket launches, the IDF said. “Tonight, IDF fighter jets targeted an attack terror tunnel in southern Gaza, in addition to several terror sites […]

French officer who 'accidentally' killed black man charged with manslaughter as riots continue

A French policeman who fatally shot a black man during a brawl with officers has been charged with manslaughter. The man’s death has led to an outbreak of violence, with riots extending into their fourth day on Saturday. Read more Tensions continue to run high in Nantes, a city in western France where a 22-year-old […]

Leaks, riots, and monocles: How a $60 in-game item almost destroyed EVE Online

(credit: Opening image based on Eve Online assets courtesy CCP Games.) Long before loot boxes became the bane of the Internet’s existence, in-game purchases at large could cause a bit of commotion within certain gaming communities. Roughly seven years ago, for instance, a simple monocle almost brought down one of the most active gaming communities […]

Is Spain still safe for British tourists? Anti-tourism group increase protests and riots

Anti-tourism groups in Spain have threatened to continue their protests and riots against holidaymakers. As over-tourism reaches new levels, Spain has seen a number of discontented locals and groups fight against it. Tourist numbers are increasing to many of the cities and islands, exceeding millions of visitors and often outweighing local in number. A recent […]

‘Urine on streets and riots’: Parisians threaten hunger strike over migrant camps

Parisians are up in arms over hundreds of migrants sleeping on their streets, queuing up in long lines, day and night, while waiting for their asylum requests to be processed, and some residents say they will start a hunger strike if the unkempt street camps are not removed. Locals in the 10 and 19th districts, […]

Honduras Sets Curfew Due to Riots, Airlines Allowing Free Flight Changes

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Here’s the Video for Pussy Riot’s New Single ‘Police State,’ Starring Chloë Sevigny

Pussy Riot has released a new song and video, unsubtly (but not inaccurately!) titled “Police State,” to mark both the one-year anniversary of Donald Trump’s election and the 100th anniversary of the conclusion of the Russian Revolution – events they see as, well, not unrelated. In an accompanying statement, Riot member Nadya Tolokonnikova explains, “When […]

Kenya’s election re-run rocked by violence, riots, and political gangs as regions fate hangs in balance

REUTERS/Baz Ratner After a messy election, Kenya’s election re-run has run into trouble and violence as well, with political gangs organized by opposition party leader Raila Odinga creating violence and disrupting voting. Overall 90 percent of polling places remain open, government officials say. East Africa relies on Kenya’s capital as Nairobi for a trade and logistics […]

Congressman says the Charlottesville riots were organized by an ‘Obama sympathizer’ and suggests it was a George Soros-backed conspiracy

Vice News A Republican congressman from Arizona suggested that a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia in August was organized by an “Obama sympathizer” and backed by financier George Soros in an interview that aired Thursday evening.  Rep. Paul Gosar told Vice News that the Antifa group — short for anti-fascist — was responsible for the outbreak of […]