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St Louis police charged for beating black undercover officer

St Louis police charged for beating black undercover officer

BBC - 2018-12-01 00:00
The officers had allegedly sent texts saying they were looking forward to beating up protesters. ...
St Louis police charged for beating black undercover officer - BBC

IS Attacks Federal Police Forces Near Khanaqin, Kills Two

BAS News - 2018-12-28 22:30
ERBIL - Islamic State (IS) insurgents raided an Iraqi Federal Police checkpoint near the disputed Kurdish town of Khanaqin on Friday night, where they killed two policemen. The militant targeted the checkpoint of Halaw between Khanaqin and Jalawla, Kurdi ...

Lynette Dawson: Australian police dig for remains of missing woman in 'Teacher's Pet' case

Telegraph - 2018-12-13 07:08

Kurdistan Women Union Plays Key Role in Society Development: Barzani

BAS News - 2018-12-11 10:53
ERBIL — The president of Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and former president of Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, has highlighted the role of women in the decades-long struggle for freedom, saying they are key factors to social progress. Barzani’s rema ...

Police pleas for surveillance-technique secrecy ‘self-serving and weak,’ judge says - The Globe and Mail

Theglobeandmail - 2018-12-07 14:51

KRG fires 100 police officers in Soran for involvement in human trafficking

Rûdaw - 2018-12-06 09:43
KRG interior ministry to establish committee to follow up on police involvement in smuggling Syrian Arabs to Turkey ...

Court of Appeals Upholds Final Verdict For Six Labour Activists

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2018-12-06 02:01
The hearing for six activists from Kamyaran was held at Branch 4 of the Sanandaj Court of Appeals during the past few days. They were recently sentenced to imprisonment by the branch one of revolutionary court in Sanandaj on Oct 16, 2018 presided by Judge ...

Israeli PM Netanyahu should be charged with bribery - police

BBC - 2018-12-03 00:31
Benjamin Netanyahu rejects allegations of favouring a company in return for positive media coverage. ...

Israeli police recommend indicting Netanyahu in telecom case

Waar Media - 2018-12-02 17:18
WAAR-DUHOK: Israeli police on Sunday recommended indicting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara Netanyahu on bribery charges related to a corruption case involving Israel’s telecom giant, prompting immediate calls for his resignation. Poli ...

Georgia woman jailed as 'cops mistake candy floss for meth'

BBC - 2018-11-30 00:25
A Georgia woman was charged with meth trafficking due to a faulty police drug test, says a lawsuit. ...

Philippines drug war: Police found guilty of murdering Kian Delos Santos

BBC - 2018-11-29 05:51
Three police officers are jailed for the murder of a 17-year-old, a case that sparked public anger. ...

US Should Compensate Iraqis for Crimes It Committed: Shi’ite MP

BAS News - 2018-11-27 14:16
ERBIL — An Iraqi lawmaker for the Shi’ite Sairoon bloc has accused the United States of committing crimes against the people of Iraq, saying that Washington will have to compensate the Iraqi victims. “The US has committed crimes against the people of Ira ...

Hikûmeta Filîstînê girtina parêzgerê Orşelîmê şermizar kir!

BAS News - 2018-11-25 11:35
Herman Xalîd BasNews – Hikûmeta Filîstînê girtina parêzgerê Orşelîmê (Qudis) şermizar kir û daxwaza azad kirina wî kir. Îro 25.11.2018ê berdevkê hikûmeta Filîstînê Yusif Mehmûd bi beyanameyekê ragehand, parêzgerê Orşelîmê Ednan Xeys bi armanca bê armanc ...

YNKê Kerkûk firot û webalê têkbirina serxwebûnê jî dixe stûyê PDKê!

BAS News - 2018-11-25 10:37
BasNews – YNKê bi rêya grubekî xiyanetkar a navxweyî ve Kerkûk firot û bû sedema ji destdana zêdetirî nîvê axa herêma Kurdistanê, lê webala têkbirina serxwebûna Kurdistanê jî dixe stûyê Serok Barzanî û PDKê de. Vê çarçoveyê de bi dehan nûçe û zanyariyên ...

France fuel protests: Tear gas and water cannon fired by police

BBC - 2018-11-25 00:52
Police in Paris use tear gas and water cannon to disperse people protesting rising fuel prices. ...

Police Officer Assassinated on Kirkuk-Sulaymaniyah Highway

BAS News - 2018-11-24 11:54
ERBIL — A group of armed men opened fired at a vehicle on Saturday while traveling on the Kirkuk-Sulaymaniyah highway, killing one and injuring two others. Sulaymaniyah Police confirmed that a police officer from Kirkuk was gunned down in the attack. Two ...

Project of Rehabilitation for Basic Services in Raqqa

SDF Press - 2018-11-21 14:56
Raqqa – Jamil Al-Rashed, Director of the Rehabilitation of Basic Services Project for Future Makers organization, spoke to Media Center of SDF, that they had choose the work area and propose their mission to Raqqa civil council, and they are going to star ...

Car Bomb Blast in Mosul: Nearly 40 Casualties Reported

BAS News - 2018-11-08 22:23
ERBIL - Local police of Iraqi province of Mosul reported on Thursday night that nearly 40 people were either killed or wounded in a car bomb explosion earlier in the evening. At least 21 individuals were killed, while 17 more were injured in the blast, p ...

Breaking Luxurious Traditions: Kurdish MP Rides a Bike to Parliament

BAS News - 2018-11-06 11:35
ERBIL — A newly elected Kurdish lawmaker has broken the tradition of traveling with luxurious cars by riding a bike to attend his first parliamentary session in Erbil. MP Jalal Pareshan, a lawmaker for the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), had previously ...