Special forces clear anti-G20 protests in Hamburg

Special forces clear anti-G20 protests in Hamburg

Special forces were deployed in Hamburg to control protests against the G20 summit. For the second day in a row, anti-capitalist protesters caused chaos in the north German city torching vehicles, looting supermarkets, building barricades and attacking police. Special forces stormed the Schanzenviertel district around midnight and chased members of the radical Black Bloc trying to escape across scaffolding. Around 200 police officers were injured during the two-day clashes. The G20 summit concludes on Saturday, allowing Hamburg to clear up the chaos. Jul 8, 2017
Police water cannon used to tackle G20 protests for third night in Hamburg

Police water cannon used to tackle G20 protests for third night in Hamburg

Anti-G20 protests across Hamburg continued for the third night in a row. Protests on Saturday were mostly peaceful after two nights of violent clashes which saw radicals torching cars and looting shops. Police used water cannons to disperse remaining protesters who began throwing bottles and rocks. More than 200 police officers were injured during three days of clashes. Around 143 people were arrested and 122 taken into custody. Jul 9, 2017
Prime Minister Narendra Modi

U.S. isolated on climate at summit of world leaders

The divide between the US president, elected on a pledge to put "America First", and the 19 other members of the club, including countries as diverse as Japan, Saudi Arabia and Argentina, was striking. Jul 9, 2017