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    • Police officer dies after pro-Trump Capitol riot

      Police officer dies after pro-Trump Capitol riot

      A US Capitol Police officer has died after sustaining injuries at the pro-Trump riot in Washington on Wednesday, Capitol police said on Thursday night. At least four civilians also died, including three people who police said suffered medical emergencies and one woman who was fatally shot by police.

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    • Protesters clash with Spanish police

      Protesters clash with Spanish police

      Protests evolved in riots in many Spanish cities and ended with clashes with police. The social unrest was sparkled by drastic government moves, aimed to curb the surge of Covid-19 pandemic in the country. A six-month state of emergency, related to the pandemic came into effect this week. Spain’s prime minister Pedro Sanchez condemned a series of violent protests in cities across the country Reuters reported.

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    • Venezuela prison riot leaves 47 dead, 75 wounded

      Venezuela prison riot leaves 47 dead, 75 wounded

      A prison riot has left at least 47 dead and 75 wounded in western Venezuela, a country where NGOs and inmates' families regularly denounce unsanitary conditions, violence and overcrowding behind bars. The Venezuelan Prison Observatory (OVP) rights group provided the figures for the riot, which happened Friday afternoon at the Los Llanos prison center in Guanare city.

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    • Migrants torch cars, injure policeman in Malta

      Migrants torch cars, injure policeman in Malta

      A group of migrants went on rampaging in Malta, and torched at least five cars and injured a policeman in a holding centre, demanding to be let free, news wires reported. The violence broke out Sunday night at a former British army barracks, close to Malta's airport. The migrants took control of part of the compound, and the situation was brought back under control only in the early hours of Monday.

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