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This week’s releases include families torn apart; a stunning origin story; cops with their own way of doing things; and an action extravaganza in a new director-approved format.

Finnish police officer cleared over Putin entry in criminal database

Helsinki - A Finnish police officer on Tuesday was cleared of charges of negligence over the appearance of Russian President Vladimir Putin's name on a database of criminal suspects.

Philippine police will return to drug war: Duterte

Manila - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said Tuesday he would recall police to fight his drug war, a month after he withdrew them and denounced the force as "corrupt to the core".

German police raid mosque linked to Christmas market attacker

Berlin - German police launched pre-dawn raids Tuesday against a Berlin mosque frequented by Tunisian Christmas market attack suspect Anis Amri and against 23 other locations, authorities said.

German police raid mosque linked to Christmas market attacker

Berlin - German police launched pre-dawn raids Tuesday against a Berlin mosque frequented by Tunisian Christmas market attack suspect Anis Amri and against 23 other locations, authorities said.

German police raid mosque linked to Christmas market attacker

Berlin - German police launched pre-dawn raids Tuesday against a Berlin mosque frequented by Tunisian Christmas market attack suspect Anis Amri and against 23 other locations, authorities said.

German police probe driver's motive in deadly car ramming

Frankfurt Am Main - Investigators are probing the motives of a 35-year-old German student who rammed his car into a group of pedestrians, killing one person and injuring two others, officials said Sunday, ruling out terrorism.

German lawmakers urge Turkey to free Die Welt journalist

Berlin - Dozens of German lawmakers on Friday called on Turkey to release a journalist for the Die Welt newspaper who is being held on terrorism-related charges.

Clashes as French youths protest alleged police rape

Paris - French students protesting police brutality on Thursday blocked 16 Paris high schools and clashed with security forces three weeks after a black youth worker was allegedly raped with a police baton.

Over 30,000 gather to support jailed Hong Kong cops: reports

Hong Kong - More than 30,000 people gathered in Hong Kong Wednesday to show their support for seven police officers who were sentenced to two years in jail for beating up a pro-democracy activist in 2014, reports said.

Over 30,000 gather to support jailed Hong Kong cops: reports

Hong Kong - More than 30,000 people gathered in Hong Kong Wednesday to show their support for seven police officers who were sentenced to two years in jail for beating up a pro-democracy activist in 2014, reports said.

Over 30,000 gather to support jailed Hong Kong cops: reports

Hong Kong - More than 30,000 people gathered in Hong Kong Wednesday to show their support for seven police officers who were sentenced to two years in jail for beating up a pro-democracy activist in 2014, reports said.

Explosion at Colombia bullring injures dozens

Estanzuela - An explosion injured at least 26 people in the Colombian capital Sunday, most of them police guarding a bullring that had been targeted by protests on reopening last month, officials said."We condemn the attack with explosives.

Ethical qualms make UK police cameras a mixed success

London - With accusations of police misconduct raging on both sides of the Atlantic, Britain has taken the lead in supplying officers with body cameras despite worries about ever-increasing surveillance by the authorities.

Indonesian orangutan brutally killed and eaten

Jakarta - A critically endangered Bornean orangutan has been shot dead, hacked to pieces and eaten by workers after straying onto an Indonesian palm oil plantation, police and activists said Thursday.

German police raid homes of Turkish imams suspected of spying

Berlin - German police Wednesday raided the homes of four Turkish Muslim preachers suspected of spying for President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's government on the movement he blames for last year's coup attempt.

Hollande demands 'justice' in alleged French police rape

Paris - French President Francois Hollande on Tuesday called for "justice" over the alleged rape of a black youth with a police baton, an incident that has sparked 10 nights of rioting and more than 200 arrests.

Brazil police return to work after strike triggered violent chaos

Rio De Janeiro - Several hundred police returned to their patrols on Sunday after eight days of strikes in a southeastern Brazilian state that was plunged into violence during the work stoppage.

Dozens arrested in French clashes over alleged police baton rape

Bobigny - Thirty-seven people were arrested in the Paris suburbs when clashes erupted after a protest over the assault of a young black man allegedly sodomised with a police truncheon, a police source said Sunday.

Missing Canadian man found lost in Amazon

Rio De Janeiro - A mentally disturbed Canadian man who disappeared in 2012 has been found by Brazilian police in the Amazon after wandering on foot, with no passport, through terrain filled with predators.

Brazil police strike on despite agreement

Rio De Janeiro - Relatives of police in Brazil blockaded law enforcement stations in a protest over pay despite an agreement to end an officers' strike and limited police presence in some of the southeastern state's cities.

Brazilian army sends paratroopers to chaotic state

Rio De Janeiro - The Brazilian army said Thursday it is sending elite troops and military aviation to a state where more than 100 people are reported to have been killed since police went on strike.

Chaos in lawless Brazilian state enters fifth day

Rio De Janeiro - The governor of a Brazilian state where police have been on strike for five days, leading to bloody chaos, said more soldiers were coming to help.

Inter Milan invites French 'police rape victim' to match

Rome - Italian football club Inter Milan on Wednesday invited the victim of an alleged sex assault by French police to watch a match as soon as he was well enough.

French police arrest hoteliers in migrant smuggling probe

Lille - Five hotel managers suspected of belonging to a network smuggling Albanian migrants into Britain were arrested Tuesday in a police operation in the French port city of Calais, a judicial source said.

French leaders try to stem fury over alleged police rape

Paris - The French government on Tuesday sought to calm growing anger over the alleged rape of a man during his arrest in a Paris suburb last week, after a third night of violent clashes with police.

Brazil troops move to establish control in lawless state

Rio De Janeiro - Brazilian federal troops began to reestablish control Tuesday over the state of Espirito Santo, where scores of people are reported to have been killed since the police went on strike.

Protests after French police accused of baton rape

Paris - Hundreds of people took to the streets of a Paris suburb on Monday to denounce police brutality, after a 22-year-old black man was allegedly sodomised with a baton during an arrest last week.

Protests after French police accused of baton rape

Paris - Hundreds of people took to the streets of a Paris suburb on Monday to denounce police brutality, after a 22-year-old black man was allegedly sodomised with a baton during an arrest last week.

Protests after French police accused of baton rape

Paris - Hundreds of people took to the streets of a Paris suburb on Monday to denounce police brutality, after a 22-year-old black man was allegedly sodomised with a baton during an arrest last week.
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