Two police officers have died and seven more injured after another Colombian police station came under attack late Sunday. This comes a day after a police station in the city of Barranquilla was bombed, leaving five officers dead and 41 others injured. One of the attacks was carried out in rural Bolivar province just before […]
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been released from police custody late Sunday after being arrested for organising an unauthorised protest against president Vladimir Putin in Moscow. Thousands of his supporters continued to march in cities across Russia, protesting the decision to ban Navalny from challenging Putin in March’s presidential election. Navalny’s lawyer told Reuters […]
Paris remains on high alert after the Seine continued to rise early Monday, forcing more than 1,500 people to evacuate their homes. The floodwaters have transformed the streets into mucky canals, threatening France’s most famous landmarks like the Eiffel Tower and The Louvre. Authorities have closed the bottom floor of the Louvre museum, several parks and riverside […]
Funeral processions in Sharjah will now be escorted by police patrols in order to tackle traffic jams. The move is aimed at easing congestion around cemeteries and ensuring proper access for the vehicles of mourners. Sharjah Police are implementing the initiative in partnership with other government departments and community councils in the emirate.
Japan on Monday ordered improvements to operations at virtual currency exchange Coincheck after hackers stole $530 million in digital assets. On Sunday, Coincheck said it would return about 90 per cent with internal funds, though it is yet to finalise the timeline. The Tokyo-based firm suspended trading in all cryptocurrencies except bitcoin following the theft. Only 16 […]
Hundreds of people took to the street in Mexico City to protest over the disappearance of a 17-year-old university student. Marco Antonio Sanchez has not been seen since he was detained last week. The two police officers who had detained him have since been arrested. According to reports, the student had been on the streets […]