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Unrest in Lagos after deadly Nigeria protest shooting

Lagos - Buildings were torched in Nigeria's biggest city Lagos on Wednesday as authorities shut down the economic hub, after the shooting of peaceful protesters by security forces caused international outrage.

Unrest in Lagos after deadly Nigeria protest shooting

Lagos - Buildings were torched in Nigeria's biggest city Lagos on Wednesday as authorities shut down the economic hub after the shooting of peaceful protesters by security forces caused international outrage.

Nigeria unrest spreads after shooting of protesters

Lagos - Buildings in Nigeria's main city of Lagos were torched on Wednesday and sporadic clashes erupted after the shooting of peaceful protesters by security forces sparked international outrage.

Nigeria unrest spreads after shooting of protesters

Lagos - Buildings in Nigeria's main city of Lagos were torched on Wednesday and sporadic clashes erupted after the shooting of peaceful protesters in which Amnesty International said security forces had killed several people.

Nigeria unrest spreads after shooting of protesters

Lagos - Buildings in Nigeria's main city of Lagos were torched on Wednesday and sporadic clashes erupted after the shooting of peaceful protesters in which Amnesty International said security forces had killed several people.

Nigeria in shock after deadly shooting of protesters

Lagos - Nigerians were in shock on Wednesday after a deadly shooting of peaceful protesters in the biggest city Lagos that Amnesty International blamed on security forces.

Curfew declared in Nigeria's Lagos as protests worsen

Lagos - Authorities declared a 24-hour curfew in Nigeria's economic hub Lagos Tuesday as violence flared in widespread protests that have rocked cities across the country.

Death toll climbs as Nigeria protests spiral

Lagos - Crowds took to the streets again in Nigeria's largest cities on Monday as the death toll rose in snowballing protests sparked by police brutality.

Malaysian police probe Anwar over bid to become PM

Kuala Lumpur - Malaysian police questioned Anwar Ibrahim on Friday over his push to topple the government and become prime minister, with the opposition leader slamming the investigation as "political harassment".

Nigeria's youth finds voice in police brutality protests

Lagos - Protests against police brutality in Nigeria have brought Africa's largest city to a standstill and dominated social media, channelling anger among the frustrated youth that has forced the government to listen.

Nigerians stage fresh protests over police brutality

Lagos - Thousands of Nigerians took to the streets in a string of cities once again Tuesday for fresh protests against police brutality, bringing traffic to a standstill in economic hub Lagos.

Belarus threatens to fire on anti-Lukashenko protesters

Minsk - Belarus on Monday threatened to fire on protesters to break up demonstrations against President Alexander Lukashenko, as EU foreign ministers agreed to impose sanctions personally targeting the strongman leader.

Fireworks attack on French police sparks protest

Champigny-sur-marne - Dozens of French police officers carrying placards depicting themselves as targets demonstrated on Monday outside a station that was attacked with fireworks in an eastern Paris housing estate known for drug trafficking.

Police station outside Paris targeted in fireworks attack

Paris - Around 40 people armed with fireworks and steel bars besieged a police station outside Paris early Sunday, authorities said, prompting new calls for tougher government action after a string of attacks on France's security forces.

Police clear Berlin squat, symbol of city's radicalism

Berlin - Police cleared one of Berlin's few remaining squats on Friday, as a symbol of the German capital's free-spirited ideals faces the reality of soaring rents and gentrification.

Trump Covid infection puts Secret Service bodyguards at risk

Washington - The White House bodyguards of the Secret Service are ever ready to "take a bullet" for the US president, but a danger they now face is Donald Trump himself, infected with Covid-19.

Report shines light on right-wing extremism in German police

Berlin - Right-wing extremism is not a systemic problem in the German police despite hundreds of examples documented in a new report, Interior Minister Horst Seehofer said Tuesday.

Twitter says monitoring service does not violate surveillance ban

San Francisco - Twitter said Tuesday a service that monitors tweets for police, alerting them to brewing social justice protests and more, does not break the platform's ban on being used for surveillance.

Canada: Police accuse man of falsely claiming terrorist acts

Montr - Authorities in Canada have arrested and charged a man with making repeated false claims that he had traveled to Syria to join the Islamic State group and carried out grisly crimes, they announced.

Shock after rare killing of UK police officer in line of duty

London - Police across Britain on Friday paid silent tribute and flags were flown at half mast after a long-serving officer became the first to be shot dead in the line of duty in more than eight years.

Release US grand jury transcripts in Breonna Taylor case: lawyer

Louisville - The family of Breonna Taylor on Friday demanded that US authorities release grand jury transcripts showing why no police will face direct criminal charges over her death, which has once again galvanized protesters angry about racism and police brutalit...

Louisville heads for another night under curfew amid Breonna Taylor protests

Louisville - Louisville began another night under curfew Thursday after the Kentucky city was rocked by protests over the news that no one would face charges for the police killing of Breonna Taylor -- a decision her family lawyer blamed on the "devil of racism.

Louisville heads for another night under curfew amid Breonna Taylor protests

Louisville - Louisville was headed for another night under curfew Thursday after the Kentucky city was rocked by protests over the news that no one would face charges for the police killing of Breonna Taylor -- a decision her family lawyer blamed on the "devil of r...

Two US police shot as protests erupt over Breonna Taylor case

Louisville - Two police officers were shot as angry protests rippled across the United States after authorities announced no one would be charged with the killing of Breonna Taylor.

US policeman charged over Breonna Taylor shooting

Louisville - A Louisville police officer was charged Wednesday with three counts of "wanton endangerment" in connection with the shooting of Breonna Taylor, a 26-year-old black woman whose name has become a rallying cry for the Black Lives Matter movement.

Canadian woman charged over ricin letter sent to Trump

New York - A Canadian woman accused of sending a ricin poison-laced letter to Donald Trump was formally charged on Tuesday with threatening the President of the United States.

Colombians protest against police brutality

Apo - Thousands of Colombians protested Monday against police brutality and government policies, 11 days after the death of a man at the hands of police sparked demonstrations.

New York police officer charged with spying for China

New York - US authorities have charged a New York police officer with espionage, accusing him of gathering information about the city's Tibetan community for the Chinese government.

Man arrested scaling tallest building in Paris

Paris - A man was arrested Friday after climbing up the facade of the Tour Montparnasse, the tallest building in Paris. a police source said.

Anonymous site ramps up 'doxxing' campaign against HK activists

Fpo - Since her personal phone number was posted online, Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Carol Ng has received menacing calls from strangers and been bombarded with messages calling her a "cockroach".She is not alone.
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