Gulf Times - Stephon-Clark
Video of police shooting unarmed black man sparks protests in Sacramento

Video of police shooting unarmed black man sparks protests in Sacramento

Newly released video footage of police killing an unarmed black man in a barrage of gunfire in Sacramento, California, left the mayor "horrified" and sparked street protests on Thursday that gridlocked traffic in the state capital for hours.

Govt appeals for up to $2bn in foreign flood aid

Govt appeals for up to $2bn in foreign flood aid

Sri Lanka appealed yesterday for foreign aid to recover from massive floods that caused an estimated $2bn worth of damage and claimed more than 100 lives.