A French policeman who shot dead a young black man in western France, sparking four nights of rioting, has been charged with manslaughter, his lawyer said as clashes between youths and police raged into early Saturday.
Twelve people were arrested after a second night of rioting in the western city of Nantes triggered by the deadly shooting of a young man during a stop-and-search operation by police.
Britain is holding an emergency cabinet meeting on Thursday over a couple who were left critically ill after being exposed to the same nerve agent used on a former Russian spy earlier this year.
The French government called for calm Wednesday after the killing of a 22-year-old man by police sparked riots in the western city of Nantes, highlighting the simmering tensions between youths and security forces in deprived urban areas.
British police said Wednesday that two people are in a critical condition in a Salisbury hospital after being exposed to an ‘unknown substance’ not far from where former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter were poisoned.
Philippine soldiers mistakenly killed six police officers and wounded nine on Monday during an operation against Maoist guerrillas in thick jungle, an army general said.
Fallen Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein was expected to turn himself in to New York police on Friday to face sex crime charges, nearly eight months after his career imploded in a blaze of assault accusations ...
New Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, who was swept to power this week on the back of popular protests, said on Thursday he had sacked the heads of the country's police and security service.