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US police shot and killed 987 people in 2017: newspaper

US police shot and killed 987 people in 2017: newspaper

Police officers shot and killed nearly 1,000 people in the United States in 2017, slightly more than the previous year, according to a tally published on Monday by The Washington Post.

Clashes in Cairo after detainee dies at police station

Clashes in Cairo after detainee dies at police station

Clashes erupted between Egyptian protesters and policemen on Saturday outside a Cairo police station over the death of a young man in custody, security sources said.

Homeless clampdown sparks UK royal wedding row

Homeless clampdown sparks UK royal wedding row

In picturesque Windsor, in the shadow of the castle where Queen Elizabeth II spends her weekends, a dozen homeless people shelter from the cold in a jumble of blankets and cardboard boxes.

Five dead after bus ploughs into Moscow underpass: police

Five dead after bus ploughs into Moscow underpass: police

Five people were killed when a city bus ploughed into a pedestrian underpass in western Moscow on Monday, traffic police said.

Philippine Congress backs body cameras for police in bloody war on drugs

Philippine Congress backs body cameras for police in bloody war on drugs

The Philippine Congress approved a bill that removes a proposed 900 million pesos ($17.87 million) for the police war on drugs, now that police are no longer leading the operation ...

Canadian billionaire and wife each died of neck injury, police say

Canadian billionaire and wife each died of neck injury, police say

Toronto's homicide detectives have taken over the investigation into the ‘suspicious’ deaths of one of Canada's richest men and his wife after autopsy results revealed the couple died from ‘ligature neck compression.’

Canadian police probe 'suspicious' deaths of billionaire couple

Canadian police probe 'suspicious' deaths of billionaire couple

Canadian police said they were investigating the mysterious deaths of Barry Sherman, founder of Canadian pharmaceutical firm Apotex Inc, and his wife, Honey ...

Clashes as Pakistani police try to disperse anti-blasphemy sit-in

Clashes as Pakistani police try to disperse anti-blasphemy sit-in

A policeman was killed and over 100 people wounded as Pakistani forces fired rubber bullets and lobbed tear gas in a bid to disperse an anti-blasphemy sit-in that has virtually paralysed the country's capital for weeks.

Duterte says Philippine police must return to drug war

Duterte says Philippine police must return to drug war

Philippine President Duterte Rodrigo Duterte has called on police to once again take the lead role in his deadly drug war, having twice demoted them in response to criticism of the crackdown.

Philippine leader says police to return to drugs war if problem worsens

Philippine leader says police to return to drugs war if problem worsens

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on Saturday that the police would reassume their lead role in implementing his war on drugs if the narcotics problem worsens ...

Man held over threat to kill 'white police' at White House

Man held over threat to kill 'white police' at White House

A Texas man suspected of travelling to Washington to kill "all white police" at the White House was arrested on Monday by Secret Service agents near the executive mansion, the agency said.

Qatar to use foreign police officers during 2022: official

Qatar to use foreign police officers during 2022: official

Major Ali Mohammed al-Ali, deputy executive director for security with the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy, the body overseeing the tournament, also predicted that Qatar would deliver "the safest World Cup in the world".