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German ex-cop jailed for cannibalism website killing

Dresden - A court sentenced a German former police officer to eight years and six months in jail Wednesday for killing a willing victim he met on a website for cannibalism fetishists.

Turkey charges two policemen in Erdogan spying case

Istanbul - A Turkish court on Sunday charged two former policemen with illegally eavesdropping on President Recep Tayyip Erdogan following their extradition from Romania, state-media said.

Headteachers threaten to call police as children play '18' games

A group of UK headteachers have threatened to report parents to police for neglect if they allow their children to play violent computer games that have an 18-rating, claiming that the children have access to unsuitable levels of violence.

Death threats made to BBC chief after Clarkson axe

London - British police were on Sunday investigating death threats against BBC director-general Tony Hall following his decision to drop popular "Top Gear" presenter Jeremy Clarkson.

Suspect package prompts Madrid post office evacuation

Madrid - A package containing "a suspicious white substance" on Saturday prompted the evacuation of a Madrid post office, with 23 people undergoing decontamination as a safety precaution, the emergency services said.

One of most wanted ETA separatists held in France

Madrid - One of the most wanted members of the armed Basque separatist group ETA was arrested Monday in southwestern France, officials said.

Review: Battlefield: Hardline takes players to the war on crime Special

Gamers may have their doubts at first but overall, Battlefield: Hardline brings a unique perspective to a genre that has gone stale.

Mexico ambush leaves 10 dead, including 5 federal police

Guadalajara - A gang ambushed a federal police convoy in western Mexico, sparking a shootout that killed five officers, three suspects and two bystanders, authorities said Friday.

Calls for police in French electrocution trial to be cleared

Rennes - Prosecutors in the trial of two police officers accused of failing to prevent the deaths of a pair of teenagers a decade ago that triggered nationwide rioting called on Thursday for them to be cleared.

French police deny knowing electrocuted teens were in danger

Rennes - Two French police officers accused of failing to prevent the deaths of a pair of teenagers a decade ago that triggered nationwide rioting, broke down in tears as they took the stand on Wednesday.

Egypt policeman to face trial in death of woman protester

Cairo - Egypt's state prosecutor referred on Tuesday a police officer to trial for allegedly shooting to death a leftist female protester during a peaceful rally in central Cairo.

UK police investigated for paedophile ring cover-up claims

London - Allegations that London's police force covered up the involvement of British politicians and police officers in a paedophile ring are to be investigated by an official watchdog.

Police trial opens decade after deaths triggered French riots

Paris - Two police officers went on trial Monday over the deaths of two youths that sparked weeks of deadly rioting in France's deprived housing estates nearly a decade ago.

Man charged in Ferguson police shooting

Ferguson - Police charged a young African-American man Sunday in connection with the shooting in Ferguson last week that wounded two police officers and rekindled tension in the racially troubled Missouri city.

Two arrested as Ferguson protests move to St Louis

Saint Louis - Police arrested at least two people as nightly protests in the racially troubled US suburb of Ferguson over the police killing of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown shifted into the heart of St Louis.

Ten years on, police to be tried for deaths provoking French riots

Rennes - Nearly a decade after three weeks of nightly rioting raged across disaffected French housing projects, two police officers go on trial on Monday over the deaths of two youths that detonated the explosion of violence.

Turkey government steps back on controversial security bill

Ankara - The Turkish government took an unexpected step back on its controversial homeland security bill, taking the legislation out of parliament and sending it back to a committee for further revision.

Ferguson cop shootings were 'ambush': police

Ferguson - Two police officers shot overnight in the troubled Missouri city of Ferguson -- which for months has battled racial tensions -- were victims of an "ambush," police said Thursday.

Three dead, 32 hurt in Honduras prison riot

Tegucigalpa - Three inmates were killed, including one who was shot in the head, during a riot at an overcrowded Honduran prison that left another 32 people injured, authorities said.

Ferguson police chief quits after racism report

Washington - The embattled police chief in Ferguson, Missouri resigned Wednesday, a week after a scathing US Justice Department report into the fatal shooting of the unarmed black teenager Michael Brown by one of his officers.

Three killed, 15 hurt in Honduras prison riot

Tegucigalpa - Three inmates were killed, including at least one who was fatally shot, during a Honduran prison riot that also left seven prisoners and eight guards hurt, authorities said on Wednesday.

French motorway heist nets 9-mln euro jewellery haul

Les Petites Ch - A group of "battle-hardened" armed thieves attacked two secure vans carrying jewels at a French motorway toll in the dead of night, making off with a haul worth some nine million euros ($11 million), police said Wednesday.

Myanmar police arrest scores in violent student rally crackdown

Yangon - Myanmar arrested 127 protesters when baton-wielding police dispersed a student rally Tuesday, as the second crackdown in days deepens fears that authorities are returning to the repressive reflexes of the junta era.

Security alert prompted as man spotted on the roof of Parliament

An arrest has been made after a man was spotted pacing around on the roof of the houses of Parliament in London late last night, prompting negotiators, police and the fire service to attend the scene in England's capital.

Police officer shoots, kills black teenager in Wisconsin

Madison - A police officer shot and killed a 19-year-old black youth who allegedly assaulted him in Madison, Wisconsin, the city's police chief said Saturday.

Two arrested in Mali nightclub shooting: Police source

Bamako - Two suspects were arrested on Saturday after three Europeans and two locals were shot dead in a suspected terror attack on a nightclub in the Malian capital Bamako, a police source said.

Julian Assange: The $15 million man

Keeping an eye on Wikileaks founder Julian Assange - who is holed up inside the Ecuadoran embassy in London - has cost British law enforcement over $15 million dollars, or $10 million British pounds.

Holder 'prepared' to disband Ferguson police

Washington - Attorney General Eric Holder warned Friday that he was prepared to dismantle the Ferguson police department after an official report unearthed damning evidence that officers in the St. Louis suburb targeted African Americans.

Myanmar defends rally crackdown as police arrest more protesters

Yangon - Myanmar authorities defended a crackdown on a Yangon rally, which saw police and men in civilian clothes beat unarmed protesters, as security forces made fresh arrests on Friday.

Policeman cleared in US town that 'targeted blacks'

Washington - The US Justice Department said it will not prosecute the white policeman who shot dead unarmed black teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, but in a damning report found the local force systematically targeted African Americans.
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OFFICERS CLEARED IN SHOOTING: A BART police car is shown at the transit system's Dublin-Pleasanton Station.
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Ukrainian Parliament adopted the bill No.9073 on the principles of state language policy in the first reading. Several parallel rallies of supporters and opponents of this bill were held in downtown Kyiv.
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Turkish police are always quickly dispatched to contain protests, such as this one in Izmit, Kocaeli
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SMALL TOWN: Postcard image shows Newport Boulevard in Costa Mesa in the 1950s.
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View from the bottom of Walker Street at the junction with Kettle Street, Redfern.
Ukrainian Parliament adopted the bill No.9073 on the principles of state language policy in the firs...
Ukrainian Parliament adopted the bill No.9073 on the principles of state language policy in the first reading. Several parallel rallies of supporters and opponents of this bill were held in downtown Kyiv.