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Police use water cannon, tear gas against stone-throwing protesters in Kiev os-dg-sjw/as/mfp

Clashes raged in the Ukrainian capital Kiev on Sunday, with police using water cannon and tear gas against stone-throwing protesters. In a new bid to chase away the demonstrators, police used water cannon against the protestors amid temperatures of minus seven degrees Celsius (19 degrees Fahrenheit), witnesses told AFP. More than 20 police were injured in the clashes, said the interior ministry. More than 10 police were hospitalised, four of them in a serious condition. or-dg-as/rmb

Police use water cannon, tear gas against stone-throwing protesters in Kiev os-dg-sjw/as/mfp

Clashes raged in the Ukrainian capital Kiev on Sunday, with police using water cannon and tear gas against stone-throwing protesters. In a new bid to chase away the demonstrators, police used water cannon against the protestors amid temperatures of minus seven degrees Celsius (19 degrees Fahrenheit), witnesses told AFP. More than 20 police were injured in the clashes, said the interior ministry. More than 10 police were hospitalised, four of them in a serious condition. or-dg-as/rmb

Turkish police fire water cannon, plastic bullets to disperse anti-government protesters pa-fo

Turkish riot police fired water cannon and plastic bullets to break up an anti-government demonstration by hundreds of protesters. Police blocked hundreds of protesters from gathering in Istanbul's central Taksim Square and pushed them away to the nearby streets. A high-level bribery and corruption investigation involving close government allies has led to a new outpouring of anger against Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan's government. pa-fo/rmb

Gezi Park protest ends in clashes, and five-star hotels

The protesters had been warned time and again but when the police intervention finally came, it came suddenly, in a haze of acrid tear gas, confused screams and trampled tents. Within minutes, the occupation of Istanbul's Gezi Park was over. The clouds of white smoke still lingered when dozens of riot police in gas masks, backed by water cannon, stormed the park, the focal point of nationwide protests against Turkey's Islamic-rooted government.

Egypt police use water cannon on protesters outside presidential palace se/hc
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