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Riots in southern China

<p>A man takes a photograph of an overturned police vehicle on a street in Xintang town, near Guangzhou, Guangdong province, June 11, 2011. Riot police fired tear gas to disperse rampaging migrant workers in southern China protesting over the mistreatment of a pregnant street hawker by security guards, media reports said on Monday, the latest in a series of protests across the country.

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A man takes a photograph of an overturned police vehicle on a street in Xintang town, near Guangzhou, Guangdong province, June 11, 2011. Riot police fired tear gas to disperse rampaging migrant workers in southern China protesting over the...more

A man takes a photograph of an overturned police vehicle on a street in Xintang town, near Guangzhou, Guangdong province, June 11, 2011. Riot police fired tear gas to disperse rampaging migrant workers in southern China protesting over the mistreatment of a pregnant street hawker by security guards, media reports said on Monday, the latest in a series of protests across the country. REUTERS/Stringer

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<p>Residents look on as riot police patrol on a street in the township of Xintang in Zengcheng near the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou, June 13, 2011.

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Residents look on as riot police patrol on a street in the township of Xintang in Zengcheng near the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou, June 13, 2011. REUTERS/Staff

Residents look on as riot police patrol on a street in the township of Xintang in Zengcheng near the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou, June 13, 2011. REUTERS/Staff

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<p>A man stands near an overturned police van on a street in Xintang town, near Guangzhou, Guangdong province, June 11, 2011. 

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A man stands near an overturned police van on a street in Xintang town, near Guangzhou, Guangdong province, June 11, 2011. REUTERS/Stringer

A man stands near an overturned police van on a street in Xintang town, near Guangzhou, Guangdong province, June 11, 2011. REUTERS/Stringer

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<p>Riot police patrol on a street in the township of Xintang in Zengcheng near the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou, June 13, 2011. 

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Riot police patrol on a street in the township of Xintang in Zengcheng near the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou, June 13, 2011. REUTERS/Staff

Riot police patrol on a street in the township of Xintang in Zengcheng near the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou, June 13, 2011. REUTERS/Staff

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<p>Policemen patrol on a street in the township of Xintang in Zengcheng near the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou, June 13, 2011.

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Policemen patrol on a street in the township of Xintang in Zengcheng near the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou, June 13, 2011. REUTERS/Staff

Policemen patrol on a street in the township of Xintang in Zengcheng near the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou, June 13, 2011. REUTERS/Staff

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<p>A man looks at a policeman looking out the top of an armoured car on a street in Xintang town, near Guangzhou, Guangdong province, June 11, 2011. 

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A man looks at a policeman looking out the top of an armoured car on a street in Xintang town, near Guangzhou, Guangdong province, June 11, 2011. REUTERS/Stringer

A man looks at a policeman looking out the top of an armoured car on a street in Xintang town, near Guangzhou, Guangdong province, June 11, 2011. REUTERS/Stringer

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<p>Residents look at an overturned and burnt police vehicle on a street in Xintang, near Guangzhou, Guangdong province, June 11, 2011. 

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Residents look at an overturned and burnt police vehicle on a street in Xintang, near Guangzhou, Guangdong province, June 11, 2011. REUTERS/Stringer

Residents look at an overturned and burnt police vehicle on a street in Xintang, near Guangzhou, Guangdong province, June 11, 2011. REUTERS/Stringer

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<p>Residents look on as riot police patrol on a street in the township of Xintang in Zengcheng near the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou, June 13, 2011. 

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Residents look on as riot police patrol on a street in the township of Xintang in Zengcheng near the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou, June 13, 2011. REUTERS/Staff

Residents look on as riot police patrol on a street in the township of Xintang in Zengcheng near the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou, June 13, 2011. REUTERS/Staff

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<p>Policemen rest on a street in the township of Xintang in Zengcheng near the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou, June 13, 2011. 

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Policemen rest on a street in the township of Xintang in Zengcheng near the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou, June 13, 2011. REUTERS/Staff

Policemen rest on a street in the township of Xintang in Zengcheng near the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou, June 13, 2011. REUTERS/Staff

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<p>Riot police patrol on a street in the township of Xintang in Zengcheng near the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou, June 13, 2011. 

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Riot police patrol on a street in the township of Xintang in Zengcheng near the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou, June 13, 2011. REUTERS/Staff

Riot police patrol on a street in the township of Xintang in Zengcheng near the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou, June 13, 2011. REUTERS/Staff

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