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1 The recent riots across Britain, whose origins many believe lie in an absence of either parental guidance or filial respect, seem to underline a profound difference between East and West.
2 by the anti-NATO riots on the streets of Strasbourg on the eve of the summit, some young Europeans would rather fight French policemen than the Taliban.
3 The lesson was not lost on perhaps the best politician in the talented Bush family: in 2002, President George W. Bush came to los Angeles for the tenth anniversary of the riots.
4 But the project ran into problems over the allocation of land, cost overruns and even workers' riots, which rarely occur in Saudi Arabia.
5 might be riots on the streets and strikes, but the electorate may take a grown-up view of fiscal consolidation, particularly if it is concentrated on spending cuts rather than tax increases.
6 I enrolled in Yale Law School in the fall after the riots.
7 Serious riots that erupted in the past month were sparked in one case by ethnic tensions between Arabs and Berbers and in another because a football team was demoted to the second league.
8 I could hear the muffled sounds of the party through the door-ice clinking in glasses, spontaneous riots of laughter, a faint thread of music.
9 Food and clean energy were at the centre of debate in 2008, a year that saw empty shelves in Caracas, riots in India and Mexico, and rice shortages in Dhaka, Manila, and Kathmandu.
10 Although both fans and players of American ice hockey in particular tend to have short tempers, fistfights, brawls and riots are definitely not expected in US stadiums.
11 Following the riots that engulfed England earlier this month, social media such as Twitter, Facebook and even BlackBerry messaging found itself being blamed for helping the unrest.
12 A Greek court has sentenced a policeman to life in prison for murder in the 2008 shooting of a 15-year old boy whose death sparked nationwide riots.
13 is assimilating the lessons of the recent riots, disorder sparked by officers shooting dead an armed man and encouraged, say some, by the laxity of the Met’s initial response.
14 Mr Allen tells writers to avoid the passive, but he thinks "there were riots" is an example of it. It isn't.
15 in response to soaring prices, food riots and disruption to world trade, rich governments also began to worry about agriculture, and promised to do something about its problems.
16 UK are reeling after days of images of brazen thefts and wanton damage during the riots, but just where is the tipping point when people think they can start looting?
17 Britain, police in Tottenham, in north London, have appealed for calm after Saturday night's riots, which left shops looted, buildings burnt out and vehicles overturned.
18 After last month's riots in Britain, tabloid papers and some politicians said restoring conscription would bring alienated and rowdy youngsters into line.
19 After the riots, the image of London has been severely damaged, leaving the people sceptical and worried about the public security situation during the London Olympics.
20 Police in Uganda say they arrested over 500 people during riots that started three days ago.
21 After the riots in London in August, Ken Livingstone, a former mayor, declared that “the economic stagnation and cuts being imposed by the Tory government inevitably create social division.
22 triggered some of the worst riots in modern British history, which began in Tottenham, north London, in response to the treatment of the Duggan family.
23 Policymakers today must be mindful of the psychological causes of food riots when they discuss the correct mix of trade and protectionism that will safeguard our food security.
24 consequences of a two-thirds rise in food prices over the past two years have been food riots, strikes, price controls, export bans and a massive increase in subsidy costs.
25 Of course, none of this excuses the riots.
26 Revolution of July, as in all progress accomplished by fits and starts, there had been secret fractures; these riots rendered them perceptible.
27 But the riots that were taking place at the same time, just a few hours' drive away, were a reminder that whoever wins the race will still have much work to do.
28 quarantine measures imposed by officials infuriated and terrified the public in equal measure, causing widespread riots and the destruction of quarantine zones.
29 Indeed, this week's riots will usher in what promises to be the rockiest period in the recent history of Greece.
30 autumn of 2005 car-burning and riots in the banlieues, the public-housing projects that ring French cities, prompted the declaration of a state of emergency.