▲ Up
 
12:48 21-09-2017
АКИpress CA-News Tazabek Turmush
ADVERTISE WITH US SUBSCRIBE
KazakhstanKyrgyzstanMongoliaTajikistanTurkmenistanUzbekistanWorld
POLITICSBUSINESSINCIDENTSSOCIETYCULTURESPORTANALYSISSCIENCE
Anti-G20 activists riot overnight in Hamburg
12:44, 08 July 2017, 1217
Twitterfacebookprint

AKIPRESS.COM - Anti-globalization activists have rioted for a second night as Hamburg hosts the Group of 20 leaders, setting up street barricades, looting supermarkets and attacking police with slingshots and petrol bombs, the Associated Pressreported.

Police say riots were extremely violent in the early hours of Saturday in the city’s Schanzenviertel neighborhood. Hundreds of officers went into buildings to arrest rioters while being attacked with iron rods and Molotov cocktails thrown from the roofs. Thirteen activists were arrested when special units stormed one building.

Some 500 people looted a supermarket in the neighborhood as well as smaller stores. Cars were torched, street fires lit as activists built barricades with garbage cans and bikes.

World leaders will come together later Saturday to tackle issues including terrorism, climate change and trade.


Full access to all news articles in English

1 month2000 somsubscribe
year20000 somsubscribe
These subscription fees are for private individuals only. Please contact us via phone +996 (312) 900-776 or email info@akipress.org for corporate subscription inquiries
Twitterfacebookprint
LATEST NEWS
12:36 Citizen of Kyrgyzstan and Lithuania in Russia sentenced to 23 years in prison for drug trafficking12:28 Deputy PM dismissed as head of republican headquarters for elections after leaked audio tape showed his candidate preference12:05 Ratification of agreement on Kyrgyz-Uzbek state border is the only agenda in Kyrgyz Parliament today12:00 Atambayev condoles with Mexico over deadly quake11:51 Sadyr Japarov won't be released to father's funeral — State Penitentiary Service11:50 UK scientists edit DNA of human embryos11:45 Over 230 dead in Mexico quake as rescuers desperately search for survivors11:29 Russia, Turkmenistan discuss preparations for top and high level bilateral meetings11:27 CSTO foreign ministers discuss ties in New York11:26 Deputy Russian Foreign Minister, Kyrgyz Ambassador discuss cooperation11:09 'We won't be deceived by heads and rich people of other nations!' — Atambayev appeals to Kyrgyz nation at UN assembly11:01 Extraordinary meeting of SCO foreign ministers takes place in NYC10:54 11 people wounded after jeep overturned in Issyk-Kul10:49 Diplomatic Academy of Kyrgyzstan and Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary sign MoU10:39 CEC recommends Babanov to remove his board with Jeenbekov and Boronov10:37 Atambayev awards UN Secretary General with Friendship Order10:24 Ex-Prime Minister of Kazakhstan released from prison10:15 Astana 'surprised' by Bishkek's reaction to Nazarbayev-Babanov meeting10:07 UN recognizes Kyrgyzstan as one of most liberal and stable countries with strong civil society in Eurasian continent, Atambayev says09:52 President Atambayev meets with President Trump
© AKIpress News Agency - 2001-2017. All rights reserved
Republication of any material is prohibited without a written agreement with AKIpress News Agency. Any citation must be accompanied by a hyperlink to akipress.com.
Our address:
Moskovskaya str. 189, Bishkek, the Kyrgyz Republic
e-mail: english@akipress.org, akipressenglish@gmail.com;
Tel/Fax: +996(312)90-07-75