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Indian police chief removed after cop killed in cow-related violence

Indian police chief removed after cop killed in cow-related violence

A district police chief and two other policemen were transferred after an officer and a civilian were killed in mob violence over alleged cow slaughter in northern India, reports said Saturday.

Backlash at violent Brexit briefings against UK's May

Backlash at violent Brexit briefings against UK's May

‘Bring your own noose’ as you enter the ‘killing zone’ -- anonymous briefings against British Prime Minister Theresa May are nothing new, but the ferocity of the latest batch sparked a fierce backlash Monday.

At least 23 die in weekend of Ethiopia ethnic violence, 200 arrested

At least 23 die in weekend of Ethiopia ethnic violence, 200 arrested

At least 23 people were killed in a weekend of violence targeting minorities in the ethnic Oromo heartland near Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa, police said ...

Businesses shut as Indians protest against high fuel prices

Businesses shut as Indians protest against high fuel prices

Opposition parties banded together to organise their first protest action in a joint campaign to stir discontent with Narendra Modi's government.

Clashes rage in Libyan capital Tripoli as UN calls for talks

Clashes rage in Libyan capital Tripoli as UN calls for talks

Clashes raged on Monday on the outskirts of Libya's capital Tripoli trapping residents indoors and hampering rescue efforts, as the UN called for talks after more than a week of deadly violence.

US commando takes helm of forces in Afghanistan

US commando takes helm of forces in Afghanistan

The handover comes at a sensitive time in the 17-year war that has seen little progress by Afghan or US forces against the Taliban.

Israel reopens pedestrian crossing to Gaza Strip

Israel reopens pedestrian crossing to Gaza Strip

There are three crossings to the Gaza Strip, a Palestinian territory that has been under an Israeli blockade for the last decade.

FIFA bans Palestinian chief for year over Messi comments

FIFA bans Palestinian chief for year over Messi comments

Responding to the FIFA statement, Jibril Rajoub said that the decision was "unfair" and said he would launch an appeal.

Keita re-elected Mali president with landslide

Keita re-elected Mali president with landslide

Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita has been re-elected for a five-year term after winning 67.17% of the vote in a runoff, the government announced on Thursday.

Romania to probe alleged police violence at protest

Romania to probe alleged police violence at protest

Romania has opened an enquiry into alleged police violence at a mass anti-corruption protest against the leftwing government last week where hundreds were injured ...

Court jails Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood leader for life: sources

Court jails Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood leader for life: sources

The head of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood and other leaders of the banned group were sentenced to life in prison on Sunday, judicial sources said, on charges of incitement to murder and violence ...

Gaza ceasefire holds after two-day flare-up, protests expected

Gaza ceasefire holds after two-day flare-up, protests expected

A rise in cross-border rockets and air strikes in recent weeks has prompted the United Nations and Egypt to try to broker a truce to prevent another all-out conflict.