Posts Tagged Political and civil unrest

Dozens injured, arrested after soccer riots in Serbia

Partizan soccer fans light torches during a Serbian National soccer league derby match between Red Star and Partizan, in Belgrade, Serbia, Saturday, April 25, 2015. Thousands of riot policemen have been deployed throughout Belgrade to prevent possible violence during a derby match between bitter rivals Red Star and Partizan. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Authorities say at least 50 people have been injured and 40 arrested after fierce clashes between Red Star and Partizan fans.

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Grizzlies hold off a late Trail Blazers rally to go up 3-0

Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard, right, dribbles against Memphis Grizzlies guard Mike Conley during the first half of Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series in Portland, Ore., Saturday, April 25, 2015. (AP Photo/Don Ryan)

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Stung by the loss of point guard Mike Conley, the Grizzlies gritted out their latest victory over the Trail Blazers.

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Elway on Demaryius Thomas’ absence: ‘makes no sense’

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Denver Broncos general manager John Elway disagrees with Pro Bowl receiver Demaryius Thomas’ strategy to skip the team’s offseason program while angling for a long-term contract.

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IOC: Ukraine president Poroshenko against sports boycotts

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The International Olympic Committee says that Ukraine state President Petro Poroshenko does not support boycotts of sports events.

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