South Carolina ex-cop who killed black man to be sentenced
06 December 2017 | 5:10 am
A U.S. judge on Monday will begin hearing evidence on whether former South Carolina policeman, Michael Slager who was caught on video shooting unarmed black man, Walter Scott in the back should spend the rest of his life in prison.
In this article
Most German police departments reported comparatively calm carnival festivities overnight on Thursday. But five police officers were injured in Trier as a group of about 40 people attacked them with makeshift weapons.
A group of former Memphis police officers who face second-degree murder and other charges have pleaded not guilty. The five are standing trial over the violent arrest and death of young Black man Tyre Nichols.
Greek authorities have arrested a railroad station master after a passenger train collision that killed dozens. Local media described the incident as the country's deadliest train accident.
An explosion on a Nigerian oil pipeline owned by Shell killed at least 12 people on Friday (March 3), authorities at the scene said, while members of the affected community in Emohua said they feared many more had died in the blast.
Police arrested 35 people after they destroyed construction equipment at a training facility referred to as "Cop City." Environmental and anti-police protesters have attacked the site several times.
In a study of over 30 countries, the rights group found that the use of rubber bullets and other projectiles by security forces on protesters has led to injuries and even death.
Supporters of former Prime Minister Imran Khan confronted police outside his home in Lahore. Authorities have tried to arrest Khan, who has been entangled in a string of legal cases.
Some 400 police officers have taken part in raids against suspected people smugglers in eastern Germany.
A review into Britain's largest police force has found "institutional racism, sexism and homophobia" and has called for "radical reform."
We look at the press reaction to the French government pushing through Emmanuel Macron's controversial pension reform, narrowly surviving a vote of no-confidence. In other news: In the UK, a new report has found that the Metropolitan Police is racist, sexist and homophobic.
We take a look at how the French papers are covering incidents of police brutality towards protesters. We also look at the parallels and differences between protests in France and Israel. The papers are also discussing a daylight savings time dispute in Lebanon.
Viral videos on social media claim to show law enforcement officials in France lowering their helmet, allegedly in sign of support of pension reform demonstrators. We tell you more in this edition of Truth or Fake.
4 hours ago
Chinese Hui Muslim activists warn Beijing's campaign to "Sinicize Islam" is curtailing religious freedom across the country and redefining Islam.
4 hours ago
Doctors and private clinics in India are tricking vulnerable women into unnecessary hysterectomies, critics say.
4 hours ago
Researchers are trying to figure out why groups of orcas regularly damage boats in the Strait of Gibraltar — sometimes even sinking them. Many believe the behavior isn’t aggression, but teenage antics.
5 hours ago
Elena Kolbasnikova, a Ukrainian national who lives in the western German city of Cologne and has spoken out in support of Russia's invasion of Ukraine, argues that she has a right to freedom of speech.
5 hours ago
The Justice Department is investigating Trump's handling of classified documents after he left office. Around 100 documents marked classified were seized from his Florida residence.