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US police shoot deaf man 'ignoring commands'

US police shoot deaf man 'ignoring commands'

US police shoot deaf man ‘ignoring commands’ 21 September 2017 From the section US & Canada Image copyright Family handout A deaf man has been shot and killed by Oklahoma City police officers as he approached them holding a metal pipe. The two officers...
Spanish police arrest Catalan govt officials

Spanish police arrest Catalan govt officials

Police have arrested at least 12 people in raids on Catalan government offices, ahead of an independence referendum authorities in Spain are calling illegal. Catalonia’s leader has accused Madrid of imposing a “de facto state of emergency” in the...
'Narco-pigeon' shot by Argentina police

'Narco-pigeon' shot by Argentina police

‘Narco-pigeon’ shot by Argentina police 2 September 2017 From the section Latin America & Caribbean Image copyright Al-Rai Image caption In May this pigeon carrying drugs was caught by officials on the Kuwait-Iraq border Police in Argentina have shot a...
Finnish police question terror attack suspect

Finnish police question terror attack suspect

Finnish police have carried out raids and questioned the main suspect of the knife attack in Turku on Friday that killed two people. Police earlier said that the 18-year-old Moroccan asylum seeker was refusing to answer questions but it has now emerged that they have...

Police arrest 27 at Boston 'free speech' rally

US police have arrested 27 people at a free speech rally in Boston, the police commissioner says. The arrests were largely for disorderly conduct including some for assault and battery. The event, which was billed as a ‘Free Speech Rally’ and featured...
Imam's home raided by Barcelona terror police

Imam's home raided by Barcelona terror police

Police have raided the flat of an imam who they believe may have radicalised the Barcelona and Cambrils attackers. It is reported that Abdelbaki es Satty is the ringleader of the terror cell and is responsible for directing the terrorists to commit the attacks in...
Catalan police identify suspected terrorists

Catalan police identify suspected terrorists

Spanish police have released the names of three Moroccan suspects in the terror attacks in Catalonia who were shot dead by security forces in the seaside resort of Cambrils. The three have been identified as Moussa Oukabir, 17, Said Aallaa, 18, and Mohamed Hychami,...
Spanish police 'stop second attack'

Spanish police 'stop second attack'

Spanish police ‘stop second attack’ 18 August 2017 From the section Europe Spanish police say they have killed several people in Cambrils to stop what they say was a second attempted attack after a car attack in Barcelona. Police warned people to stay off...

Robert Mugabe's wife hands herself in to police

Zimbabwe’s first lady has handed herself in to South African police following allegations she attacked a model. Gabriella Engels has accused Grace Mugabe of assaulting her while she was visiting the first lady’s sons in a hotel room in an upmarket suburb...
Indian police arrest four for Game of Thrones leak

Indian police arrest four for Game of Thrones leak

Indian police arrest four for Game of Thrones leak 15 August 2017 From the section India Image copyright HBO Indian police have arrested four people suspected of leaking an episode of the hugely popular TV show Game of Thrones before it was aired. Three of the accused...

Police officer stabbed by suspected IS terrorist

A police officer has been stabbed to death by a suspected member of the Islamic State group, according to Turkish media. The attacker was suspected of preparing to carry out a suicide bombing in Istanbul and had been taken to a police station for questioning. It was...
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