Friday, April 28, 2006

Burning car of the day

A former East Timorese soldier taunts riot police officers near a burning van during a violent protest outside a government office in Dili, East Timor, Friday, April 28, 2006. At least two people were killed and more than 20 injured after hundreds of former soldiers went on a rampage Friday, burning cars and shops in East Timor's capital to protest their dismissal from the army earlier this month. (AP Photo/Amori Antonio)

Tuesday, April 25, 2006

Burning car of the day

Six Nations defenders throw a burning donated minivan off an overpass onto highway 6 where it promptly exploded and burned blocking the highway after Ontario police invaded and attacked a land reclaimation near Douglas Creek. April 20, 2006.

Sunday, April 23, 2006

Up yours journo!

A young Solomon Islander of Chinese descent gestures to the camera before he and other ethnic Chinese board a chartered flight provided by Beijing that will evacuate them from the troubled Solomon Islands after they lost all their possessions in the recent riots in Honiara April 23, 2006. Australia is sending additional troops to the Solomon Islands, as more ethnic Chinese fled the country on Sunday amid rising tensions before parliament opens for the first time since post-election rioting. REUTERS/William West/Pool

Bizarre riot cop training drill of the day

A riot police officer breaks bricks on the head of a colleague during an anti-terror drill in Shenyang, in China's northeast Liaoning province Saturday April 22, 2006. The drill was held to prepare for the Shenyang International Flower and Gardening Exposition, and was the largest anti-terror drill in Shenyang's history. The expo opens May and runs through Oct 31. (AP Photo/Color China Photo)

Saturday, April 22, 2006

Burning motorcycle of the day

A Nepalese woman and her son walk past a burning motorcycle. Tens of thousands of pro-democracy protesters rallied in Kathmandu for the second day running, ahead of an announcement on the crisis from the embattled king of Nepal.(AFP/Rajendra Manandhar)

Nepal: Down with the king! - Weekly riot report

An opposition party supporter throws a policeman's helmet to the ground as riot policemen watch at a demonstration in Kalanki, on the western edge of Katmandu, Nepal, Friday April 21, 2006, where four protestors were killed on Thursday. King Gyanendra vowed Friday to bring multiparty democracy back to the Himalayan nation, 14-months after he seized control and set off a bloody political crisis that engulfed the country and left the government deeply unstable. (AP Photo/Gautam Singh)

Riot policemen baton charge Nepalese protesters during an anti-king protest, in Katmandu, Nepal, Friday, April 21, 2006

A Nepali riot policeman takes aim with his weapon during a protest in Kalanki, Kathmandu.

A Nepali pro-democracy protestor is wounded by a rubber bullet fired by police in Patan in the capital Kathmandu April 21, 2006. Nepal police used live rounds for the first time in nearly a year to quell a general strike against municipal elections and King Gyanendra's refusal to restore democracy, witnesses and party officials said. REUTERS/Gopal Chitrakar

Nepalese security forces stand under a building on top of which blood stains mark the place where a protestor was killed during a protest in Kalanki, Kathmandu.

Bullet injured Pradeep Sigdel, 28, left, talks on a phone as Shambhu Khadga, 14, looks on at a hospital where they receive treatment after they claimed they suffered injuries during an anti-king demonstration on Thursday, in Katmandu, Nepal, Friday, April 21, 2006.

Burning barricade of the day

Mohawk protestors block a road at a railway crossing near Marysville, Ontario,Canada, with a bus and a bonfire Friday April 21, 2006. A simmering land-claim standoff in southwestern Ontario spawned a sympathy protest Friday that has halted at least a dozen CN freight trains and disrupted VIA Rail passenger service. (AP Photo/CP,Jonathan Hayward)

Friday, April 21, 2006

burning bridge of the day

A railway bridge burns in Caledonia, Ontario, Canada, Thursday April 20, 2006. Six Nations native peoples have been protesting a housing development in the town. Police raided a construction site Thursday in an effort to remove native protesters who claim the land as their own, but were forced to retreat when the occupiers called in reinforcements. (AP Photo/Frank Gunn, CP)

Six Nations resist OPP invasion

Members of the Six Nations Native reserve walk towards a burning road block setup on highway six to protest a housing development on land they claim as their own in Caledonia, approximately 65 km (40 miles) south of Toronto, April 20, 2006. REUTERS/J.P. Moczulski

Six Nations native protesters stand guard at a barricade by the Douglas Creed Estates housing project in Caledonia, Ont., Canada on Thursday April 20, 2006. The spectre of a deadly standoff that scarred Ontario's conscience 11 years ago sprang back to life Thursday as police mounted a dramatic pre-dawn raid against a group of native protesters staking their claim to a disputed tract of land. (AP PHOTO/CP, Frank Gunn)

Friday, April 14, 2006

Burning Buses of the day

A protestor, left, throws a brickbat at a burning public bus in Bangalore, India, Thursday, April 13, 2006. Distraught fans smashed cars, burned buses and battled with police Thursday in the streets of Bangalore as they had been unable to view the body of south Indian film icon Raj Kumar. (AP Photo/KPN)

Pakistani policemen ride past a burning bus set on fire by angry protesters in Karachi April 13, 2006. Pakistani police released a photograph on Thursday of the bearded, bloodied head of a suspected suicide bomber, and the army was ordered onto Karachi's streets to prevent rioting after the killing of 57 people at a prayer meeting. REUTERS/Mohsin Hassan

A man looks at a burning bus set on fire by angry protesters after a bomb blast in Karachi, Pakistan April 11, 2006. (Zahid Hussein/Reuters)

Thursday, April 13, 2006

Nepal: Down with the king! - Weekly riot report

Monday April 10

A Nepali riot policeman fires teargas shells at demonstrators at Gongobu in the capital Kathmandu April 10, 2006.

Tuesday, April 11

Policemen remove a roadblock set up by opposition party supporters in Katmandu, Nepal, Tuesday April 11, 2006.

Opposition party supporters throw rocks at the residence of a deputy inspector general of police after their gathering was dispersed in Katmandu.

Opposition party supporters destroy a shopping center after their gathering was dispersed by police.

Opposition party supporters show shell cases that were fired at them by policemen in Katmandu, Nepal, Tuesday April 11, 2006. Several opposition party supporters sustained bullet injuries. (AP Photo/Saurabh Das)

An opposition supporter who was wounded during clashes with police, is taken for medical treatment.

Hospitalised Squadie of the day

Medical workers try to evacuate a man who was suspected of being a soldier and was beaten up by a mob of opposition party supporters in Katmandu, Nepal, Tuesday April 11, 2006.


An opposition party supporter throws back a tear gas shell to the riot police as others look on during a demonstration against King Gyanendra in Katmandu, Nepal, Wednesday, April 12, 2006. Police shot and killed an anti-king protester in southern Nepal on Wednesday, even as authorities foiled pro-democracy activists' plans to hold a mass rally in the heart of Katmandu and detained dozens of protesters. (AP Photo/Binod Joshi)

Nepal: lawyers vs. cops

Riot police officers arrest Nepal's Lawyers Association President Shambhu Thapa, center, during a protest rally against King Gyanendra in Katmandu, Nepal, Thursday April 13, 2006.

Policemen detain lawyers during a protest against King Gyanendra in Katmandu, Nepal, Thursday, April 13, 2006. Police fired rubber bullets and tear gas on the lawyers, wounding three of them, as demonstrations and an opposition general strike continued for an eighth day. (AP Photo/Rajendra Manandhar)

Nepalese lawyers shouting anti-royal slogans after being arrested