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Far-right violence at pride march in Serbia

Some 64 people were arrested, five cars were damaged, and 10 policemen were hurt in Belgrade Saturday when police clashed with right-wing demonstrators, who were trying to disrupt a pride march, Reuters reports. "I am very proud that we managed to avoid more serious incidents," Serbian prime minister Ana Brnabić said. The government had initially banned the gay-rights rally, but later approved it following an outcry by civil-society groups.

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