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Tuesday, 26 September, 2000, 15:27 GMT 16:27 UK
In pictures: Prague protests
The Czech capital, Prague, saw violent clashes on Tuesday as anti-globalisation demonstrators tried to disrupt the annual meetings of the IMF/World Bank.

Prague protesters
The demonstration started peacefully

Anarchists
Anarchists carried distinctive black flags

Masked demonstrator
The hammer and sickle were much in evidence - as were masks

Riot police on Nuselsky bridge
Police stopped protesters reaching the conference centre via the Nuselsky bridge

Demonstrator confronts police
But there were ugly scenes at several flashpoints

Stone-throwing demonstrators
Demonstrators attacked police with stones and "Molotov cocktails"

Police fire water cannon at protesters
Police fired tear gas and water cannon in response

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