Sarah Everard murder: Killer gets whole life sentence
01 October 2021 | 1:05 pm
Wayne Couzens, a serving police officer at the time, had admitted to abducting Everard by pretending to arrest her.
28 May 2021
The murder of George Floyd led to renewed calls for reforms in policing. But one year on, many Americans say not enough has happened to help stop police violence against Black people.
26 May 2021
The family has called on the White House and lawmakers to pass police reform legislation.
28 Jun 2021
US President Joe Biden says that the jail sentence handed down to a former police Minneapolis officer for the murder of George Floyd, an unarmed Black man, was "appropriate." Biden makes the comment as he hosts Afghan President Ashraf Ghani in the Oval Office of the White House.
2 Jul 2021
A Danish man, known only as Herman H, has been acquitted of charges of murder and attempted murder. He was accused of killing a German backpacker on a Baltic Sea ferry 34 years ago.
7 Jul 2021
US-trained ex-army officer Robert David Castillo is the latest suspect to be found guilty in the murder of environmental and Indigenous rights defender Berta Caceres.
9 Jul 2021
The killing of 33-year-old Sarah Everard sparked waves of demonstrations as people took to the streets of the UK to protest violence against women.
18 Jul 2021
Commissioner of Police Lagos command Hakeem Odumosu revealed that more suspects have been apprehended as more clues are being unraveled into the murder of SuperTV CEO, Usifo Ataga.
Daphne Caruana Galizia was murdered after investigating a corruption case involving businessman Yorgen Fenech. A middleman in the murder was granted immunity for giving evidence.
Prime Minister Ariel Henry has sacked the prosecutor investigating the murder of President Jovenel Moise, just a few hours after the prosecutor called for charges against Henry.
Derek Chauvin was convicted on charges of second-degree unintentional murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter for killing George Floyd. The death of Floyd sparked massive protests for racial justice.
In what police believe to be a gangland shooting, two men dressed as lawyers entered a court in Dehli armed with guns and killed a suspect standing trial. The assailants were shot dead on site.
3 hours ago
The Africa Cup of Nations tournament in Cameroon has been filled with drama but not that many onlookers. The government is aiming to try and fill up empty stadiums as supporters prefer fan zones. But first, one protester is killed in Sudan as two top US diplomats arrive in the country to try to speak to all sides involved in the deepening crisis. And in a major step for the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic in Africa, South Africa has opened a new vaccine plant, the first on the continent to cover the entire process from start to finish.
5 hours ago
Police in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo have detained members of a group allegedly linked to the killing of Italy's ambassador last year as well as more recent kidnappings of NGO workers, a provincial police chief said on Tuesday.
5 hours ago
Ambassadors of Israel and Germany say denying the Holocaust threatens peaceful coexistence worldwide. Their appeal comes 80 years after the Wannsee Conference, where Nazis discussed the extermination of Europe's Jews.
6 hours ago
Athletes travelling to next month's Beijing Olympics were warned on Tuesday (January 18) about speaking up on human rights issues while in China for their own safety by speakers at a seminar hosted by Human Rights Watch. Rights groups have long criticized the International Olympic Committee (IOC) for awarding the Games to China, citing the treatment by the Chinese government of the Uyghurs and other Muslim minority groups, which the United States has deemed genocide.
6 hours ago
Pakistan is the world's fourth largest producer of milk. Domestic demand is strong and some 90 percent of the population consumes untreated raw milk. This provides an opportunity for corrupt retailers but also for farmers who are trying to survive inflation and falling profits. Some use illegal methods to increase the volume of the precious liquid – diluting milk with tap water is one of the most widespread techniques. Others even create fake milk from chemicals. Faced with this serious threat to public health, the authorities in Punjab province have stepped into action, as our correspondents report.