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Police chief fired after girl, 6, raped and killed

Police chief fired after girl, 6, raped and killed

A Pakistani police chief has been sacked for mishandling an investigation into the disappearance of a six-year-old girl who was raped and murdered. Zainab Ansari disappeared on her way to a Koranic study class on 4 January and her body was found in a rubbish heap more...
Police diver missing in swollen River Seine

Police diver missing in swollen River Seine

A police diver has disappeared in the River Seine, close to the famous Notre Dame cathedral, during a training exercise. The young female diver vanished on Friday morning in the river, swollen after days of rain brought by Storm Eleanor. A massive search operation has...

'Cowardly lynching' of police officers in France

Two French police officers have been brutally beaten by a gang of youths after trying to clear a crowd from a New Year’s Eve party. The attack took place in Champigny-sur-Marne, a district in the southeastern suburbs of Paris, just after midnight. Officers had...
Police officer 'shot dead' in Iran protests

Police officer 'shot dead' in Iran protests

A police officer has reportedly been shot dead and three others wounded as anti-government protests continue in Iran for a fifth day. “A rioter took advantage of the situation in the city of Najafabad and fired shots at police forces with a hunting rifle. As a...
Congo: Police block anti-Kabila protest

Congo: Police block anti-Kabila protest

Congo: Police block anti-Kabila protest 31 December 2017 Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption Dozens have died in demonstrations during the past year (file photo) Police and soldiers in the Democratic Republic of Congo have used force to block a planned rally...
Police shoot man dead after hoax 'swatting' call

Police shoot man dead after hoax 'swatting' call

Police have reportedly made an arrest after a hoax emergency call led to an unarmed man being shot dead in a so-called “swatting” incident. Los Angeles Police detained 25-year-old Tyler Barriss, according to NBC News, after officers more than 1,300 miles...
India police kill Kashmir 'Merchant of Death'

India police kill Kashmir 'Merchant of Death'

India police kill Kashmir ‘Merchant of Death’ 26 December 2017 Image copyright AFP Image caption Villagers gathered for the funeral of Noor Mohammad Tantray Police in Indian-administered Kashmir say they have killed a militant separatist leader in a...
Melbourne car attack: Australia police charge man

Melbourne car attack: Australia police charge man

Melbourne car attack: Australia police charge man 23 December 2017 Image copyright Reuters Image caption The car ploughed into Christmas shoppers near Flinders Street railway station A man accused of driving his car into pedestrians in the Australian city of Melbourne...
Amsterdam's Schiphol airport: Police shoot knifeman

Amsterdam's Schiphol airport: Police shoot knifeman

Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport: Police shoot knifeman 15 December 2017 Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionInstagram user @aapopski shared this video of police responding to the incident Dutch police say they have shot and arrested a man who...
Police shoot man with knife at Amsterdam airport

Police shoot man with knife at Amsterdam airport

Dutch police say they have shot a man wielding a knife at Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport. A tweet from Dutch military police read: “Man at Schiphol shot at by the military police, after he made threats with a knife. Situation safe.” The forces later...
Massive police hunt for 'Diabolik' Mafia Godfather

Massive police hunt for 'Diabolik' Mafia Godfather

A 200-strong police force is scouring every nook and cranny of farmhouses and warehouses belonging to 30 allies of Mafia boss Matteo Messina Denaro to flush out the fugitive Godfather. Nicknamed “Diabolik”, the 55-year-old has evaded arrest for 24 years...
Daniel Shaver: Police officer not guilty of murder

Daniel Shaver: Police officer not guilty of murder

Daniel Shaver: Police officer not guilty of murder 8 December 2017 Image copyright Mesa Police Department Image caption Officer Brailsford was found not guilty of murder A police officer charged with the murder of an unarmed man in the US state of Arizona has been...
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