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    1. Greek farmers wielding shepherd's staffs and throwing rocks clashed with riot police in Athens on Friday as thousands headed to the capital for a two-day protest against government plans to impose new tax hikes and overhaul the pension system.

    2. Riot at prison in northern Mexico leaves 49 inmates dead

      Associated Press via Yahoo! NewsFeb 11 05:24 PM

      MONTERREY, Mexico (AP) — A brawl between rival drug gangs at an overcrowded penitentiary in northern Mexico turned into a riot Thursday, leaving 49 inmates dead and 12 injured in the country's deadliest prison melee in years.

    3. At least 30 dead in Mexico prison riot: reports

      AFP via Yahoo! NewsFeb 11 05:34 AM

      At least 30 people died in a pre-dawn prison riot in the northern Mexican city of Monterrey on Thursday, as smoke billowed from the building, local media reported. Riot police and ambulances were deployed at the Topo Chico prison while angry families of inmates seeking to enter the facility threw rocks over a gate. The Televisa channel reported that 30 died while Milenio television spoke of 50 ...

    4. Nuevo Leon Gov. Jaime Rodriguez, whose state includes the Topo Chico prison in Monterrey, says 52 people died in last night's riot at the prison.

    5. What does a deadly prison riot tell us about Mexico's war on corruption?

      Christian Science Monitor via Yahoo! NewsFeb 11 01:56 PM

      A prison riot in northeastern Mexico, sparked by a battle between two rival drug gangs, has left at least 52 inmates dead. Recommended: How much do you know about Mexico? “This riot, like several others in recent years, underscores the problems and high levels of corruption in prisons,” says Maureen Meyer, Mexico expert at the Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA), in a telephone interview ...

    6. What We Know: 52 inmates killed in prison riot in Mexico

      Associated Press via Yahoo! NewsFeb 11 01:00 PM

      A brawl between rival drug gangs turned into a riot early Thursday at an overcrowded penitentiary in northern Mexico, leaving 52 inmates dead and 12 injured. Here's what we know about the country's deadliest prison melee in years:

    7. Dozens dead in Mexico prison riot: reports

      AFP via Yahoo Maktoob NewsFeb 11 06:56 AM

      At least 30 people died in a pre-dawn prison riot in Mexico on Thursday, as flames billowed from the building and angry relatives tossed rocks at the gates, local media reported. Riot police and ambulances were deployed at the Topo Chico prison in the northern industrial city of Monterrey, while families desperate for news flocked to the entrance. The Televisa channel reported that 30 died while...

    8. By Clare Baldwin and Clare Jim HONG KONG (Reuters) - Dozens of people in Hong Kong were charged on Thursday with taking part in a riot after a dispute between vendors and police on the first day of the Lunar New Year holiday blew up into city's worst violence since pro-democracy protests in 2014. Sixty-four people have been arrested in connection with the Monday night violence that saw ...

      Hong Kong activists face riot charges after holi... - Associated Press via Yahoo! News

    9. Riots, escapes blight Mexican prisons

      AFP via Yahoo! India NewsFeb 11 01:40 PM

      The prison riot that killed at least 49 inmates in northern Mexico on Thursday was the latest in a series of security shocks in the country's penitentiary system. Four lawyer hostages and one prisoner are killed when security forces break up a prison riot in the central town of Morelia. At least 20 people are killed in a prison riot in Ciudad Juarez, considered Mexico's most dangerous city, near...

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