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Police officers involved in Breonna Taylor case fired

Washington - The Louisville, Kentucky police department on Tuesday fired two officers involved in the case of Breonna Taylor, the African-American woman whose death during a raid became a rallying cry of the Black Lives Matter movement.

Afghan women's rights activist shot dead

Kabul - Gunmen on a motorbike shot dead a women's rights activist and her brother north of Afghanistan's capital Thursday, officials said, as a wave of assassinations ravages the violence-wracked country.

Three French police die in 'war zone' shooting

Saint-just - Three police officers were killed and a fourth wounded in central France Wednesday when a man opened fire as they responded to a domestic violence call, the deadliest attack in years on French security forces outside of terrorism incidents.

Gunman shot dead by police after New York Christmas concert

New York - A man was shot dead by police after he opened fire near crowds who had gathered to watch carol-singing outside a New York church on Sunday.

Afghan forces capture 'mastermind' of two Kabul attacks

Kabul - Afghan forces have captured the mastermind of two brutal attacks on education institutes in the country's capital which killed nearly 50 people, officials said Saturday.

Afghan university attack survivor tells how militants shot students 'one by one'

Kabul - Students were gunned down "one by one" as they leapt from the windows of Kabul University classrooms when militants stormed the campus earlier this week, a survivor told AFP on Wednesday.

Afghan students vow to carry on after deadly university attack

Kabul - Stunned Kabul University students vowed Tuesday to continue their education despite a brutal attack on their campus by the Islamic State group that killed 22 people.

IS claims Vienna shooting as Austria mourns

Vienna - Austrian investigators were on Tuesday piecing together the Monday evening rampage through central Vienna by a lone gunman and later claimed by the Islamic State (IS) group, as Chancellor Sebastian Kurz called for a European response to "political Isla...

Afghanistan mourns after 22 killed in university attack

Kabul - Stunned students demonstrated outside Kabul University on Tuesday after at least 22 people were killed in a brutal, on-campus attack claimed by the Islamic State group.

Gunman on the run after Vienna 'terror attack' leaves two dead

Vienna - Gunmen opened fire at multiple locations across central Vienna on Monday, killing at least two people and wounding several more in what Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz described as a "repulsive terror attack", with a huge manhunt under way for the a...

IS attack on Kabul University kills 22

Kabul - At least 22 people were killed when attackers stormed one of Afghanistan's main universities on Monday, detonating a suicide bomb and spraying classrooms with bullets in a brazen hours-long assault claimed by Islamic State group.

At least 19 killed after gunmen storm Kabul University

Kabul - At least 19 people were killed and 22 wounded Monday when militants stormed Afghanistan's biggest university in an attack that ended only after hours of fighting with security forces, officials said."Three attackers were involved.

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.

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...

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.

One dead, two injured in US protest shootings: media

Kenosha - One person was shot dead and another two were injured in the US city of Kenosha on Tuesday night, according to media reports, as groups clashed during protests over the police shooting of a black man.

US officer who shot black man named, as NBA leads sport boycott

Kenosha - The white police officer who shot black 29-year-old Jacob Blake in the back, triggering a new wave of violent protests in America, was named by US officials on Wednesday, as NBA players led an unprecedented wave of sports walkouts against racism and po...

New Zealand shocked as policeman shot dead in rare attack

Wellington - An unarmed New Zealand policeman was shot and killed on an Auckland street Friday, becoming the first officer to die on duty for more than a decade in the normally peaceful South Pacific nation.

US embassy in Seoul removes Black Lives Matter banner

Seoul - The US embassy in South Korea has removed banners celebrating the Black Lives Matter movement and gay pride after running afoul of President Donald Trump's administration.

'Guardians not warriors': Atlanta mayor orders police reforms

Atlanta - The mayor of Atlanta ordered immediate police reforms on Monday after the fatal shooting of a black man by a white police officer in the US city sparked further outrage over the deaths of African-Americans at the hands of law enforcement.

Another police killing of a black man stokes US tension, debate

Washington - The fatal shooting of a black man by a white police officer in Atlanta has poured more fuel on the raging US debate over racism, prompting another round of street protests and the resignation of the southern city's police chief.

Atlanta police chief resigns after officer kills black man

Washington - The police chief in the US city of Atlanta resigned after an officer fatally shot a black man during an arrest, the mayor said Saturday, with the new killing injecting fresh anger into protests against racism and police brutality.

Palestinian family mourns autistic son killed by Israel police

Jerusalem - Iyad Hallak, a 32-year-old Palestinian man with autism, passed Israeli police every day to reach his special needs school in Jerusalem's Old City.

Norway mosque shooter pleads not guilty

Oslo - A Norwegian man who admitted to killing his step-sister before opening fire in a mosque near Oslo last year pleaded not guilty as his trial started on Thursday.
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Photo shows Darnall Hospital at the US Army base at Fort Hood  Texas  where many victims of Wednesda...
Photo shows Darnall Hospital at the US Army base at Fort Hood, Texas, where many victims of Wednesday's shooting were taken.
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Officer John Moody shoots 11 bulletsinto Ernesto Duenez  Jr. at point-blank range.
Officer John Moody shoots 11 bulletsinto Ernesto Duenez, Jr. at point-blank range.
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TRAVIS: The Travis County courthouse in Austin, Texas, is shown in 2011.
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University of Alberta, Hub Mall, Edmonton
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Demonstrators march on West Florissant Avenue in Ferguson  Missouri  on Aug. 13 to protest the polic...
Demonstrators march on West Florissant Avenue in Ferguson, Missouri, on Aug. 13 to protest the police shooting of an unarmed black teenager a few days before.
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The computer shot by a Colorado man. The eight bullet holes can be clearly seen  attesting to the vi...
The computer shot by a Colorado man. The eight bullet holes can be clearly seen, attesting to the viciousness of the attack.
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Robert Cairns documents the aftermath of the Danzig shooting
Robert Cairns documents the aftermath of the Danzig shooting
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YouTube screenshot of eyewitness video of man being shot by police outside a Carl's Jr. restaurant in California
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Kings Cross: Rally to protest against police shooting of aboriginal teens.
Kings Cross: Rally to protest against police shooting of aboriginal teens.
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An image released by the Metropolitan Police in an appeal for information into the shooting of five year old Thusha Kamaleswaran.
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Kings Cross: Rally to protest against police shooting of aboriginal teens. A scuffle  broke out betw...
Kings Cross: Rally to protest against police shooting of aboriginal teens. A scuffle broke out between two men on the opposite side of the road and was unrelated to the protest.
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File photo: Shooting at Milliard South high school in Omaha, NE
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Photo of Colorado shooting suspect James Holmes
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Kings Cross: Rally to protest against police shooting of aboriginal teens.
Kings Cross: Rally to protest against police shooting of aboriginal teens.
Protestor with aboriginal flag.
Protestor with aboriginal flag.
Protestors along Darlingurst Road  Kings Cross.
Protestors along Darlingurst Road, Kings Cross.
Paramedics perform CPR on Maurice Harris after he was shot by armed intruders.
Paramedics perform CPR on Maurice Harris after he was shot by armed intruders.
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Kings Cross: Rally to protest against police shooting of aboriginal teens.
Kings Cross: Rally to protest against police shooting of aboriginal teens.

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