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Armenia opens probe into police violence against protesters

Yerevan - Armenian authorities launched a criminal investigation Friday into police officers involved in a brutal crackdown on demonstrators protesting against electricity price hikes.

Saudi policeman killed in raid, IS flags found: ministry

- A Saudi policeman was shot dead on Friday during a raid in which three people were arrested and flags of the Islamic State group were found, the interior ministry said.

Senior Brotherhood member among dead in Egypt police raid: Lawyer

Cairo - Senior Muslim Brotherhood member Nasser al-Houfi was among nine men killed on Wednesday in an Egyptian police raid on an apartment in Cairo, a lawyer for the group told AFP."Houfi's family is on its way to pick up the body," the lawyer said.

Philippine vice president accused of roughing up police

Manila - Elderly Philippine Vice President Jejomar Binay was accused by Manila police on Wednesday of roughing up officers during a brawl that left several people hurt.

Rio slum tests security with Olympics a year off

Rio De Janeiro - Brazilian police assumed control over one of Rio's most dangerous neighborhoods Tuesday, replacing the army in a key test for how to suppress crime ahead of next year's Olympic Games.

UK police launch major counter-terror drill in London

London - British police on Tuesday launched a major counter-terror exercise in London partly influenced by the Charlie Hebdo attacks in Paris in January, just days after an Islamist gun massacre in Tunisia.

Fugitive rabbi can be extradited to Israel: Dutch supreme court

Den Haag - The Dutch Supreme Court on Tuesday authorised the extradition of the leader of a Jewish Hasidic sect wanted in Israel for alleged indecent assault of women and girls.

Istanbul police use teargas to break up Gay Pride parade

Istanbul - Riot police in Istanbul used teargas and fired rubber pellets to disperse thousands of participants in the city's Gay Pride march after some began chanting slogans against the president, an AFP reporter said.

Peru nabs Shining Path logistics boss, ends state of emergency

- Peru announced Saturday that the logistics chief of the Shining Path rebel group had been captured and that the government is lifting a three-decade-long state of emergency in a coca-growing region.

Peru nabs Shining Path logistics boss

- Peruvian police caught the logistics chief of Shining Path, the rebel group largely gutted after 20 years of fighting but whose remnants are active in coca-growing regions, officials said Saturday.

Policeman killed in shootout in Albania's 'cannabis kingdom'

Gjirokast - A police officer was killed and two others seriously wounded Wednesday during a shootout in an Albanian village known as a "cannabis kingdom" for its industrial-scale production of the drug.

Dutch police to disrupt Tour de France in pay row

Den Haag - Dutch police are planning protests to disrupt the first two stages of the Tour de France in the Netherlands on July 4 and 5, their union, which is demanding better pay, said on Wednesday.

Body cameras lead to dramatic fall in police brutality: UN expert

Ginebra - Growing use of body cameras by police has led to a dramatic fall in brutality, a top UN rights expert said Friday, but warned the technology could be a double-edged sword.

Charleston church shooting suspect captured

Charleston - The 21-year-old white man suspected of shooting dead nine people at a black church in the southeastern US city of Charleston has been captured, media reports said Thursday.

Police clear migrants at Franco-Italian border

Ventimiglia - Italian police Tuesday forcefully evacuated dozens of mainly African migrants from their shelter under a railway bridge on the Franco-Italian border, which has become a flashpoint in Europe's immigrant crisis.

UK sisters feared headed for Syria conflict with their 9 children

London - Three British sisters are feared to have travelled with their nine children to join up with jihadists in Syria, a lawyer for the children's parents said.

U.S. policeman who shot dead boy 'feared for his life'

Washington - The Cleveland police officer who shot dead a 12-year-old black boy seen waving around a replica gun was "distraught" and acted out of fear for his life, according to an official report.

Suspect dead after gun, bomb attack on Dallas police HQ

Dallas - A man sprayed gunfire and planted several bombs at Dallas police headquarters in a rampage that came to a brutal end when snipers shot him dead after several terrifying hours.

Op-Ed: Has war on U.S. cops begun?

Dallas - Was it a horror movie or breaking news from the Iraq Militants using an armored car and packed with explosives attack a police station. But the location is Dallas, in what is arguably the most heavily armed state in the nation, Texas.

Snipers shoot Dallas attacker after chaotic night of carnage

Dallas - Snipers shot and presumably killed a man in Texas on Saturday, ending a spectacular rampage in which he planted several bombs and sprayed the police headquarters with gunfire, authorities said.

Rights groups denounce arbitrary arrests in Egypt

Cairo - Masked policemen raided Hassan Sultan's apartment at dawn last month and whisked his three sons to an unknown location, before charging them with membership of a "terrorist" group.

Brazil ramps up punishment for cop killers

Bras - The Brazilian parliament passed a law toughening penalties for murderers of policemen, a measure widely demanded by the security forces of a country where hundreds of officers are killed every year.

Unarmed Iowa man fatally shot by police officer

Des Moines - An Iowa man that was reportedly acting suspicious was shot and killed by a Des Moines police officer late Tuesday night during a routine traffic stop.

Turkey policeman gets tree-planting sentence for tear-gassing "lady in red"

Istanbul - A Turkish policeman who tear-gassed a female protester at close range in one of the most iconic moments of 2013 anti-government protests has been ordered by a court to plant 600 trees, media reported Thursday.

Russian police arrest three after dramatic Moscow shootout

Moscow - Moscow police said Thursday they had detained three members of a criminal gang suspected of stealing more than 30 million rubles ($546,000) after a dramatic shootout close to a busy rail station.

Los Angeles police 'at fault in fatal shooting'

Los Angeles - Los Angeles police violated department policy in the shooting death of an unarmed black man last summer, an oversight panel has concluded.

Report: 20 'Stingray' fake cell towers spy on London phone users

London - An investigation has found that there are more than 20 fake phone towers known as "Stingrays" operating throughout Britain's capital city, spying on phone users and indiscriminately collecting information from them. It is uncertain who owns them.

Embattled Mexico police train at U.S.-funded academy

Amozoc De Mota - The mock village perched on a hill in central Mexico looks like a Hollywood set, with a main square surrounded by a hollow town hall, a church and a school.

Texas police officer who pulled gun at pool party resigns

Mckinney - A Texas police officer videotaped pulling a gun out at a teen pool party has resigned in the latest racially-charged incident involving alleged excessive force by US law enforcement.

New arrests as Italy probes mafia links to Rome officials

Rome - Italian police on Tuesday arrested six people, including a senior culture official, in a probe running parallel to a major investigation into a mafia network suspected of operating out of Rome city hall.
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Press conference at Johnnie Simpson Park prior to the march.
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Police in Ferguson advance on the crowd while ordering the media to remain in a designated area.
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Arrests made by police in protest in Anaheim.
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Oak Creek, Wisconsin - August 5, 2012: a police SWAT team in an armored truck arrives at the Sikh temple where white supremacist Wade Michael Page went on a shooting spree that resulted in seven deaths. Several others were also wounded in the shootout, including a police officer. Page died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound as arriving police were closing in on him. The FBI would later call the shooting an act of domestic terrorism.
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Ottawa: Tolerance was the order of the day....The 420 to 425pm cloud of smoke was awesome and all the police smiled...and all he smokers were #happy420
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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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The RCMP identified the suspect of a massive manhunt as 24-year-old Justin Bourque. This photograph of Bourque was taken by Moncton Times and Transcript photojournalist Viktor Pivovarov. — Viktor Pivovarov / Moncton Times and Transcript via CBC
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