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Tension in Chinatown following fatal shooting by Paris police

Hundreds of demonstrators have turned out for a second night in Paris’s main Chinatown district following the shooting dead by police of a Chinese father of five on Sunday (March…

Hundreds of demonstrators have turned out for a second night in Paris’s main Chinatown district following the shooting dead by police of a Chinese father of five on Sunday (March…

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Ferguson shooting: New video casts doubts on black teen's 'robbery bid'

A newly-disclosed video disputes claims that black teenager Michael Brown had been trying to rob a convenience store before he was shot dead by a white police office in Ferguson, Missouri in…

A newly-disclosed video disputes claims that black teenager Michael Brown had been trying to rob a convenience store before he was shot dead by a white police office in Ferguson, Missouri in…

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MSF staff in Serbia detail Hungary police 'abuse' of migrants

The humanitarian organisation Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) – also known as Doctors Without Borders – has given more details after alleging that Hungarian border police have been systematically abusi

The humanitarian organisation Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) – also known as Doctors Without Borders – has given more details after alleging that Hungarian border police have been systematically abusi

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Philippines: Ex-policeman links Duterte to 200 deaths

A retired policeman told a Senate hearing in the Philippines on Monday that he killed nearly 200 people as part of a “death squad” under the country’s now President, Rodrigo…

A retired policeman told a Senate hearing in the Philippines on Monday that he killed nearly 200 people as part of a “death squad” under the country’s now President, Rodrigo…

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Theo gives thanks for support

The 22-year-old man whose arrest in northern Paris sparked nights of protests across France has thanked his supporters. Theo posted the video message on Facebook after being discharged.

The 22-year-old man whose arrest in northern Paris sparked nights of protests across France has thanked his supporters. Theo posted the video message on Facebook after being discharged.

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Hollande urges 'respect' in bid to calm Paris suburb violence

“Police, killers” were among the slogans shouted as French President Francois Hollande visited a gritty suburb of Paris on Tuesday as tensions continue to rise over alleged police…

“Police, killers” were among the slogans shouted as French President Francois Hollande visited a gritty suburb of Paris on Tuesday as tensions continue to rise over alleged police…

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French riots: wounds show no signs of healing soon

Over a decade after the infamous 2005 riots that rocked France, tensions between police and those living on the outskirts of society don't appear to be easing.

Over a decade after the infamous 2005 riots that rocked France, tensions between police and those living on the outskirts of society don't appear to be easing.

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French President visits 'police rape victim'

French President, Francois Hollande has gone to hospital to visit the man known as Theo who police allegedly ‘raped’ with a baton on 2nd February 2017.

French President, Francois Hollande has gone to hospital to visit the man known as Theo who police allegedly ‘raped’ with a baton on 2nd February 2017.

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Duterte clashes with the Catholic Church

The gloves are off between the president of the Philppines and the Catholic Church as they threaten to come to blows over his hardline war on drugs.

The gloves are off between the president of the Philppines and the Catholic Church as they threaten to come to blows over his hardline war on drugs.

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Human rights groups slam Philippine's war on drugs

Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International call for investigations into the extrajudicial police killings of President Duterte's war on drugs

Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International call for investigations into the extrajudicial police killings of President Duterte's war on drugs

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Peru: Tempers flare in protests over road tolls

Tear gas has been fired in Lima, Peru, as police clashed with lorry drivers protesting at road toll charges going up.

Tear gas has been fired in Lima, Peru, as police clashed with lorry drivers protesting at road toll charges going up.

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Four held over Chicago assault video

Two men and two women are in custody in relation to a violent attack on a man with special needs that was live-streamed on Facebook

Two men and two women are in custody in relation to a violent attack on a man with special needs that was live-streamed on Facebook

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Police officers detained in Myanmar over disturbing video

At least four officers have been detained by over footage that appears to show police beating members of the Rohingya Muslim minority

At least four officers have been detained by over footage that appears to show police beating members of the Rohingya Muslim minority

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DRC: Clashes in Kinshasa 'kill more than 20'

Clashes in Kinshasa appear to have left more than 20 civilians dead, the UN reports, citing ‘pretty solid information’.

Clashes in Kinshasa appear to have left more than 20 civilians dead, the UN reports, citing ‘pretty solid information’.

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Anti-government protesters storm Brazil Congress

Anti-government protesters have stormed Brazil’s Congress demanding a military coup. Dozens of demonstrators broke into the lower house chamber

Anti-government protesters have stormed Brazil’s Congress demanding a military coup. Dozens of demonstrators broke into the lower house chamber

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Indonesian police fire tear gas at Muslim protesters

Indonesian police fire tear gas and water cannon to disperse hardline Muslims protesters, after tens of thousands rallied to demand the resignation of the Christian governor of the capital, Jakarta, w

Indonesian police fire tear gas and water cannon to disperse hardline Muslims protesters, after tens of thousands rallied to demand the resignation of the Christian governor of the capital, Jakarta, w

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Fresh protests in Morocco against gruesome death of a fishmonger

Thousands of Moroccans have taken to the streets for a fourth day of protest over the death of Mouhcine Fikri, crushed in a garbage truck after police confiscated his swordfish.

Thousands of Moroccans have taken to the streets for a fourth day of protest over the death of Mouhcine Fikri, crushed in a garbage truck after police confiscated his swordfish.

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South African police clash with student protesters

South African police have fired rubber bullets and set off stun grenades to disperse student protesters on a Johannesburg university campus.

South African police have fired rubber bullets and set off stun grenades to disperse student protesters on a Johannesburg university campus.

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Calais: Police clash with migrants and protesters

French riot police fired tear gas and water cannon at migrants and protesters who gathered in defiance of a ban outside the shanty town near Calais known as “the…

French riot police fired tear gas and water cannon at migrants and protesters who gathered in defiance of a ban outside the shanty town near Calais known as “the…