CCTV footage captures the moment a thief rams an allegedly stolen front-end loader into a shop and attempts to make off with two motorcycles in the Australian state of Queensland on Friday morning. Police give chase as the driver of the tractor ditches the motorcycles and attempts to flee through the streets of Ipswich, west of Brisbane.
Images shows police hammering their way into the prison where rioting left at least 116 inmates dead, some of them decapitated, as rival drug gangs went to war armed with guns and grenades. Police later said they regained control of the prison on Thursday.
Hong Kong police on Thursday raid a museum that houses exhibits commemorating Beijing's deadly crackdown on Tiananmen Square in 1989, a day after they arrested four members of the group that ran the venue.
Security officials in Belarus have raided the homes of several independent journalists as part of an ongoing crackdown.
President Muhammadu Buhari has commended security agencies over the arrest of the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, and the recent raid by the Department of State Services on the Ibadan home of Yoruba rights activist, Sunday Adeyemo.
Gunmen have abducted an unknown number of children in an attack on a boarding school. It's the second time in a week that kidnappers have targeted a school in the West African country.
German police have raided an apartment in Berlin hoping to arrest a man suspected of robbing priceless jewels from the Dresden Green Vault.
It was the second mass killing in a week to hit the Democratic Republic of Congo, with local officials blaming the ADF militia group for the attack.