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One Shot And Seven Arrested After Curfew Takes Effect In Ferguson

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AFRICANGLOBE - Militarized police units once again attacked protesters on Saturday night in Ferguson, Missouri, after Gov. Jay Nixon declared a state of emergency there following a week of protests surrounding the fatal shooting of unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown on August 9. Nixon also instituted a curfew from midnight to 5 a.m.

Ferguson Police Fire Teargas At Crowds Protesting Michael Brown Killing

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AFRICANGLOBE - Authorities in a St Louis suburb where unarmed Black teenager Michael Brown was gunned down by police have used teargas and rubber bullets to try to disperse crowds as unrest continued through Monday night.

South African Police Fire Rubber Bullets At ANC Supporters

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AFRICANGLOBE - South African police fired rubber bullets on Wednesday at supporters of the ruling ANC who tried to prevent members of the predominantly White opposition Democratic Alliance party from marching on ANC headquarters in central Johannesburg.

South Africa Police Fire Rubber Bullets At Striking Miners

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AFRICANGLOBE - South African police have fired rubber bullets and stun grenades to disperse protesting miners, a police spokesman has said. About 3,000 workers were demonstrating outside an Anglo American platinum mine near Rustenburg, northwest of Johannesburg, on Tuesday.

Protests In L.A. Over George Zimmerman Verdict Take Violent Turn

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AFRICANGLOBE - Demonstrators protesting George Zimmerman's not guilty verdict in the murder of Florida teen Trayvon Martin reportedly shut down part of a freeway in Los Angeles Sunday night.

Police Injure 7 Striking Coal Miners In More South African Conflict

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AFRICANGLOBE - After months of brutal violence last year surrounding worker strikes at South African mines, labor conflict was back in the news Wednesday as nine striking workers were arrested and seven had to be hospitalized after police fired rubber bullets at them.

South African Police Fire Teargas, Rubber Bullets at Strikers

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South African police fired rubber bullets and teargas to disperse a crowd of striking workers at the world’s top platinum miner Anglo American Platinum...

More South African Miners Shot as Unrest Spreads

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Mine unrest is spreading across South Africa as police and security guards fired rubber bullets and tear gas Monday at sacked gold miners demonstrating...
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