After police fire tear gas on 2 million-strong religious celebration turned anti-government rally, stampede turns deadly
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkish police fired tear gas as clashes broke out on Sunday with dozens of protesters, several hundred of whom were trying to get to Istanbul's main Taksim square where celebrations have been banned on May Day.
Police fired tear gas and live ammunition at demonstrators who threw rocks and set fire to buildings. At least 17 people were killed and dozens were injured.
Witnesses say several dozen people have died in a stampede during a religious celebration in a town southeast of Ethiopia's capital, Addis Ababa. People at the annual festival in Bishoftu were crushed to death Sunday morning after p...
Police fire tear gas at protesters during Oromia religious festival, reportedly instigating deadly stampede in Bishoftu.