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November 13, 2018

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Benzema associates in police custody over extorsion bid

Benzema associates in police custody over extorsion bid

Three acquaintances of Real Madrid star Karim Benzema were in French police custody Tuesday over suspected extorsion, sources close to the case confirmed to AFP.The arrests follow a complaint by a former friend of Benzema, named as Leo D., who alleges he was t

Rights commission 'concerned' by Brazilian police violence

Rights commission 'concerned' by Brazilian police violence

The president of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights criticized Brazil's president-elect Jair Bolsonaro's policies toward tackling violent crime Monday, following a weeklong visit to the South American giant.Margarette May Macaulay blasted Bolsonar

Bahrain sentences four to death for killing policeman

Bahrain sentences four to death for killing policeman

Bahrain's top criminal court on Monday sentenced four Shiite Muslims to death for a 2017 bombing that killed a policeman in the Sunni-ruled kingdom, a judicial official and the public prosecutor said.A statement by the prosecutor's office said the four were

Kenya arrests 2,000 in public transport safety crackdown

Kenya arrests 2,000 in public transport safety crackdown

Almost 2,000 minibus taxi drivers and conductors as well as passengers were arrested in Kenya on Monday, authorities said, as police began enforcing long-ignored road safety rules. The crackdown against the minibus taxis, known as "matatus", and buses result

Kenya arrests 2,000 in public transport safety crackdown

Kenya arrests 2,000 in public transport safety crackdown

Almost 2,000 minibus taxi drivers and conductors as well as passengers were arrested in Kenya on Monday, authorities said, as police began enforcing long-ignored road safety rules. The crackdown against the minibus taxis, known as "matatus", and buses result