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It is no revelation to say that regime change is often messy, whether the impetus comes from outside, as in Iraq, or from within, as in Egypt. Blowing the lid off a seething cauldron only exposes the myriad currents competing beneath. To count on a calm and uncontested transition in such circumstances is foolhardy.

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Isa Gambar, the leader of the Musavat party, said around 100 people attacked him and other party officials

Police accused of turning blind eye to attack on Azerbaijan opposition leader

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Plastic bullets used to tackle Union Flag rioters after fresh wave of protests

Belfast City Council could face legal action over its decision to restrict the flying of the flag

Unionist fears have been hijacked by paramilitaries to bolster youth support in Belfast

Young people in Belfast are already facing high unemployment and a widespread feeling of disenfranchisement. This is the last thing they need

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Teenage rioters are driven by the ‘excitement of disorder’

A Belfast GP believes many youths rioting over the Union Flag are not interested in politics

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Belfast streets remained free of violence last night as the Union Flag was lowered at City Hall. It had been flown yesterday to mark the Duchess of Cambridge's birthday.

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Police in Northern Ireland have blamed the paramilitary Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF) for an escalation in loyalist street violence following a lull over Christmas.

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