News tagged with riots

Drought—a cause of riots

The scientific community has been working on the possibility of a relationship between periods of drought and rioting for several years. The University of Geneva (UNIGE), operating in partnership with the universities of ...

dateSep 26, 2017 in Environment
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'League of Legends' champs win in legendary venue

When it comes to sports, the Staples Center in downtown Los Angeles is usually home to award-winning basketball and hockey. However, the behemoth arena hosted a very different kind of competition this weekend: the sold-out ...

dateOct 05, 2013 in Software
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Riots create irrational behaviour

Participants of group riots have since the end of the 1960s been viewed as rational individuals driven by a sense of injustice. But in today's world this is misleading, concludes sociologist and PhD Christian Borch in a newly ...

dateApr 30, 2013 in Social Sciences
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China's Tencent quarterly profit rises 32%

Chinese Internet giant Tencent on Wednesday posted a third quarter net profit increase of 32 percent, benefiting from the popularity of its instant messaging services and online games.

dateNov 14, 2012 in Business
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