Реклама +7(700) 388 81 09

site.news_by_theme Police

One dead in Istanbul as anti-government protests flare

One man died and about 10 others were injured in Istanbul during violent clashes between police and protesters Thursday, officials said, in the latest eruption of anger against the Turkish government.

One dead in Istanbul as anti-government protests flare
Photo courtesy of dochara.com
China museum closed over fake exhibits

A Chinese museum has been ordered to close after thousands of its historical exhibits were found to be fake, state-run media said on Thursday.

China museum closed over fake exhibits
©Reuters/Tim Wimborne
Driver with 'device' strapped on his head held in Australia

A truck driver caused traffic chaos in Melbourne Thursday by speeding the wrong way down a freeway with what was feared to be an explosive device strapped to his head, police said.

Driver with 'device' strapped on his head held in Australia
Kidnap and sexual assault suspect Isidro Garcia. ©Reuters/Santa Ana Police Department
US kidnap, sex abuse victim found alive after 10 years

California police have arrested a 41-year-old man accused of kidnapping a teenager and sexually abusing her for a decade, after the alleged victim got in touch via Facebook.

US kidnap, sex abuse victim found alive after 10 years
A board displaying images of five men arrested on child pornography charges in the New York City area. Photo courtesy of usatoday.com
New York arrests 70 for child porn

Two police officers, a rabbi and a Boy Scout leader are among 70 men and one woman arrested on child pornography charges in the largest such bust in New York, officials said Wednesday.

New York arrests 70 for child porn
Six policemen injured, 27 people detained in Macedonia violence

Six policemen were injured and 27 people were detained Tuesday when a peaceful protest over the death of a Macedonian teenager in Skopje turned violent, a police spokesman said.

Six policemen injured, 27 people detained in Macedonia violence
Photo courtesy of prokuror.gov.kz
Kazakhstan sees 31 policemen convicted for torture

35 torture cases have been initiated and 31 policemen convicted in Kazakhstan.

Kazakhstan sees 31 policemen convicted for torture
Clashes near Sao Paulo airport 27 days from World Cup

Dozens of protesters clashed with police late Friday, throwing fireworks and torching at least two vehicles near Sao Paulo's airport, which has just opened a new international terminal ahead of the World Cup.

Clashes near Sao Paulo airport 27 days from World Cup
Philippine, Vietnamese join anti-China street protest

Several hundred Filipino and Vietnamese protesters united in a march in the Philippine capital on Friday, demanding that China stop oil drilling in disputed South China Sea waters.

Philippine, Vietnamese join anti-China street protest
Actor Alec Baldwin. ©Reuters/Mark Blinch
Alec Baldwin rages at NY police over traffic stop

Actor Alec Baldwin took to Twitter to vent his anger on Tuesday after being detained by police in New York for riding his bicycle the wrong way down a street.

Alec Baldwin rages at NY police over traffic stop
Turkey court hears witnesses in police murder trial

A Turkish court heard testimony on Monday that eight men, including four police officers, pummelled a teenage protester to death with baseball bats and truncheons during anti-government demonstrations last year.

Turkey court hears witnesses in police murder trial
Mother, daughter held after Spain politician shot dead

Spanish police arrested a mother and daughter suspected of shooting dead a ruling party politician in broad daylight Monday in apparent revenge after the younger woman lost her job.

Mother, daughter held after Spain politician shot dead
More than 200 held in China terror video crackdown

Police in China's Xinjiang region, home to mainly Muslim Uighurs, have arrested more than 200 people over six weeks for "dissemination of violent or terrorist videos", state media said Monday, amid a wave of train station attacks.

More than 200 held in China terror video crackdown
Six wounded in knife attack at Chinese train station: police

Six people were wounded in a knife attack at a Chinese train station Tuesday, police said, after a string of violent episodes at transport hubs authorities blame on "terrorists" from the restive region of Xinjiang.

Six wounded in knife attack at Chinese train station: police
Photo courtesy of independent.co.uk
Tug of war over stolen lion in Brazil

A male lion named Rawell is at the center of an ownership dispute in Brazil after the creature was abducted from his sanctuary and surfaced later hundreds of kilometers away.

Tug of war over stolen lion in Brazil
Photo courtesy of uncyclopedia.wikia.com
Greece arrests four Serbian 'Pink Panther' jewel thieves

Greek police said Saturday they have arrested four Serbian suspected members of a gang of international jewel thieves known as the Pink Panthers.

Greece arrests four Serbian 'Pink Panther' jewel thieves
Death toll hits 32 in India rebel violence: police

Police found nine more bodies Saturday after a deadly rampage by tribal separatists in India's remote northeastern Assam state, taking the death toll to 32 following two days of violence.

Death toll hits 32 in India rebel violence: police
©Reuters/Athit Perawongmetha
14 dead in northwest Thailand road accident

At least 14 people were killed Wednesday when a truck carrying local villagers crashed in a mountainous region of northwest Thailand, police and hospital officials said.

14 dead in northwest Thailand road accident
Peruvian police burn 11 tons of seized drugs

Peruvian police on Tuesday burned about 11 tons of drugs confiscated in raids in recent months.

Peruvian police burn 11 tons of seized drugs
Police crack down on homeless in Sao Paulo

Police in Brazil cracked down with tear gas on about 1,000 homeless demonstrators in Sao Paulo who were hurling rocks, authorities said, with World Cup action here looming.

Police crack down on homeless in Sao Paulo