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Rogue Afghan policeman kills five colleagues

Kandahar - A rogue Afghan policeman drugged his colleagues before shooting five of them dead, officials said Thursday, the latest in a series of "insider attacks" which have blighted pro-government forces battling the Taliban.

More than 30 Hong Kong protesters in court over riot

Hong Kong - More than 30 protesters appeared in court in Hong Kong Thursday charged with rioting after the worst clashes the city has seen since mass pro-democracy protests.

Halftime dancers carry sign protesting shooting by S.F. police

Santa Clara - Social media lit up Sunday and Monday with photos and comments about a group of backup dancers at the Super Bowl who held up a protest sign about the recent shooting of an unarmed black man in San Francisco.

Hong Kong police fire warning shots in street clash

Hong Kong - Baton-wielding Hong Kong police fired warning shots and pepper spray early Tuesday after a riot erupted when officials tried to shift illegal hawkers, the worst clashes since mass pro-democracy protests in 2014.

Police hunt assailants after shooting at Dublin boxing event

Dublin - Irish police were searching Sunday for shooters who burst into a Dublin boxing event, killing one man and injuring two others in an attack thought to be a gang-related assassination.

German police search two homes in anti-terror raids

Frankfurt - German police on Sunday searched the homes of two men suspected of having ties to "a terrorist group" in Syria, federal prosecutors said.The anti-terror raids took place near the western city of Mainz.

Greek island mayor warns of violence over migrant plan

Atenas - The mayor of the Greek island of Kos on Sunday called on the government to abandon its plans to build a migrant registration centre as demanded by the EU, warning that local opposition could lead to "uncontrollable" protests.

Seven arrested in Spain over suspected jihad links

Madrid - Spanish police said they arrested seven people on Sunday with suspected links to Al-Qaeda and the Islamic State groups and uncovered an operation to smuggle arms to jihadists under the guise of humanitarian aid.

Four killed, including child, in Burundi grenade attacks

Nairobi - Four people, including a child, were killed in grenade attacks in Burundi's capital Bujumbura, which has been wracked by political violence, an official and witnesses said Sunday.

Russia raids state news agency TASS

Moscow - Russian state news agency TASS said on Friday that the authorities were raiding its Moscow headquarters in relation to an employee's former occupation.

Former top Chinese cop charged with murder

Bejing - A former regional police chief in China has been indicted with murder and multiple other offences, the country's top prosecution agency said, with his victim reportedly a girlfriend more than three decades his junior.

White cop to sue estate of black teen he killed

Chicago - A white police officer plans to sue the estate of a black teenager he shot dead because he was traumatized by the fact that he accidentally killed the teen's neighbor in the incident, his lawyer said.

Polish senate approves Internet surveillance law

Varsovia - Poland's senate on Friday approved a controversial amendment making it easier for the secret service and police to access Internet data, stoking concerns about the state of democracy in the EU member.

European police launch 'most wanted' list

Den Haag - European police forces Friday launched a "most wanted" website of 45 notorious criminal suspects, including Belgian-born Salah Abdeslam, a key suspect in last year's Paris attacks.

Australian schools evacuated, in lockdown after 'threats'

Sydney - Thousands of students were evacuated from schools in two Australian states Friday following hoax bomb threats, with local media saying they could be linked to similar scares in Europe.

French, British schools on alert after 'threats'

Paris - More than 20 schools in France, Italy and Britain were placed on alert Thursday after receiving threatening phone calls, following a wave of hoax bomb scares earlier this week.

Call for more security after Swedish migrant centre stabbing

Stockholm - Swedish officials Tuesday called for greater security at overcrowded asylum centres a day after the fatal stabbing of an employee at a refugee centre for unaccompanied youths.

Canada school shooter indicted over deadly attack

Ottawa - A high-school student was formally accused Monday over the murder of two teenage brothers and two teachers in a remote Indian community in Canada plagued by poverty and boredom and a growing loss of cultural identity.

Disquiet grows over French state of emergency

Paris - When a state of emergency was imposed in France after the November attacks, numb and terror-weary citizens welcomed the show of force.

UK police still want extradition of two Litvinenko suspects

London - British police said Thursday they still wanted the extradition of the two main suspects in the killing of former Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko in London following a British inquiry's report.

Family of cousin of Paris attacker file murder complaint over her death

Paris - The family of Hasna Aitboulahcen, a cousin of alleged Paris attacks ringleader Abdelhamid Abaaoud who helped him on the run and died with him in a police raid, have filed a murder complaint, their lawyer said.

Father of slain Paris police attacker sues for murder

Paris - The father of the man shot dead as he tried to attack a Paris police station two weeks ago filed a complaint on Wednesday alleging his son was murdered by police.

Police dog finds couple's life savings, in the kitchen

Vienna - The old Viennese couple were desperate. Their life savings had disappeared -- stolen, they thought. But then came Evita de La Basse Autriche, a police dog specialised in sniffing out money.

Video released in police shooting of black Chicago teen

Chicago - The embattled US city of Chicago released a video Thursday in yet another controversial case of a black teenager shot dead by a white police officer.

Philippines concerned over 'emerging' terror threat

Manila - Philippine security forces expressed concern over an "emerging threat" of terrorism, after suicide attackers struck the Indonesian capital on Thursday.

Police clash with protesters in Brazil demo

S - Sao Paulo police on Tuesday fired tear gas and stun grenades to disperse protesters upset over rising transport fares, sparking memories of the 2013 street clashes in Brazil, this year's Olympic host.

Hiding in toilets, Swedish burglar calls police for help

Stockholm - A frightened burglar in Sweden called police on Tuesday after hiding in the toilets of a pizzeria to escape the wrath of its owner, police said.

Swedish police withheld reports of sexual assaults at music fest

Stockholm - Swedish police were criticised on Monday after admitting they failed to release information about alleged sexual assaults against women by young immigrants at a Stockholm summer music festival over the past two years.

Police probe 'no trousers' flashmob in Moscow metro

Moscow - Russian police on Monday said they were probing a cheeky stunt by a group of passengers on the Moscow metro who stripped down to their underwear as part of a worldwide flashmob.

IS sympathizer who shot U.S. cop charged with attempted murder

New York - The suspect who shot and seriously wounded a police officer in Philadelphia while claiming allegiance to the Islamic State group was charged Saturday with attempted murder, the district attorney's office said.
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