Dallas officer faces manslaughter in apartment shooting
08 September 2018 | 11:30 am
A Dallas police officer will be charged with manslaughter after mistakenly entering an apartment she thought was hers and fatally shooting the man who lived there, authorities said on Friday.
22 Jun 2019
A 64-year-old has been detained following police investigations into the English Channel plane crash which killed footballer Emiliano Sala and pilot David Ibbotson. The pilot's body has never been found.
31 Aug 2019
The firing comes five years after Eric Garner died during an altercation with New York Police officers. Garner's dying words, "I can't breathe," became a rallying cry to protest police violence in the US.
29 Sep 2019
This video is from September 21. Protesters in Hong Kong clashed with police again. Police say one officer was attacked by at least ten rioters.
8 Oct 2019
Some extraordinary good deeds, even when it seems no one is watching, do not go un-noticed. This is what the governor of Lagos state, Babajide Sanwo-Olu demonstrated when he gave an award of recognition to the Ogudu Divisional police officer, Celestina Nwankwo.
22 Dec 2019
A young woman was on board an airplane about to set off to an arranged marriage in Sri Lanka against her will. But at the last second, an alert police officer intervened.
9 Mar 2020
A police officer was killed after two suicide bombers launched an attack outside the US embassy in Tunis on Friday. Togo and Cameroon become the latest countries in Africa to confirm coronavirus cases. And we meet a businesswoman who has launched an all-female taxi company in the DRC.
29 May 2020
The officer has been charged with third-degree murder and manslaughter following the death of unarmed black man George Floyd while in custody. The move follows three days of protests that have escalated into violence.
7 Jun 2020
On May 26, the Ezekwe family was thrown into turmoil after a trigger-happy policeman, Theophilus Otobo, shot into a crowd, hitting young Tina. The teenager, who aspired to become a medical doctor and was preparing for her secondary school certificate exams, died two days later. Today would have been Tina's birthday. Now, her family, as well as her community in the Lagos suburb of Oworo, are experiencing a pain that has become all too familiar among Nigerians: the pain of losing loved ones to police brutality.
9 Jun 2020
Derek Chauvin, the 44-year-old white officer who was filmed pressing his knee on the handcuffed Floyd's neck for nearly nine minutes, made his first court appearance on Monday. Chauvin did not enter a plea and the Hennepin County District Court judge set his bail at $1 million with conditions, or $1.25 million without.
10 Sep 2020
NSCDC officer, police officer, one other person killed in Kaduna
25 Sep 2020
One officer was charged over the botched raid that led to the killing of a Black woman in Kentucky — but the grand jury brought no charges directly related to her death. Protests turned violent, with two officers shot.
2 Dec 2020
"Doctor Luque is not formally charged," says one of the lawyers for Diego Maradona's surgeon, Leopoldo Luque, after prosecutors in San Isidro, near Buenos Aires, said they were investigating him over the treatment the football legend received for his heart condition following his discharge from hospital.
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An entrepreneurship association made up mostly of young women from South Kivu in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, is manufacturing soap from coffee beans. The group’s coordinator, Mademoiselle Solange Kwinja, says the product is a great success since it is now being marketed in Bukavu, the provincial capital.
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Sri Lanka is in the grip of its worst economic crisis in decades, facing depleted petrol reserves, food shortages and a chronic lack of medical supplies. More than a month of mainly peaceful protests against the government's handling of the economy turned deadly last week when supporters of the former prime minister stormed an anti-government protest site in the commercial capital Colombo. We discuss the depth of protesters’ grievances, as well as President Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s chances of weathering the storm, with Sri Lankan human rights lawyer and activist Bhavani Fonseka.
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Hundreds of Pakistanis studying in Ukraine were brought home after Russia invaded the Eastern European country. Now they can neither go back nor find a place in local universities.
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