Two people killed as car drives into pedestrians in Trier
Two people have died after a car hit several people in a pedestrianized area in the German city of Trier, police said on Tuesday, citing initial investigations."We have detained one person, a vehicle has been seized," police in the south-western city wrote on Twitter.An earlier tweet said several people were injured and appealed to the public to avoid the city centre.
Two dead after car hits pedestrians in German city Trier: police
A car drove into a pedestrian zone in the southwestern German city of Trier on Tuesday, killing two people and seriously injuring 15 others, officials said.The driver was arrested and the vehicle was impounded, Trier police tweeted. Police and rescue crews were on the scene and authorities told people to avoid the city center.Mayor Wolfram Leibe told the SWR broadcaster that in addition to the two dead, 15 people had suffered serious injuries.No details were immediately available on the cause of the crash, and police didn’t answer their phones or email.Trier is about 200 kilometers (120 miles)...
Cotabato mall bomber dies in clash with police
Cotabato mall bomber dies in clash with police(Philstar.com) – December 1, 2020 – 6:31pmMANILA, Philippines — The alleged mastermind of the 2018 New Year’s Eve bombing of a shopping mall in Cotabato City was shot and killed in an encounter with police early Tuesday morning, the national police said later that same day.In a release sent to reporters, the Philippine National Police disclosed that Abraham Abad Abdulrahman, also known as Abu Suffian, died in a firefight against a composite police team carrying out a search warrant in Brgy. Bagua 2, Cotabato City at 1:30 a.m.Suffian was among the p...
In Pictures: Hongkongers commemorate Prince Edward MTR incident despite police ban on laying flowers
Hongkongers clutching white flowers gathered on Monday evening to mark 15 months since baton-wielding riot police stormed Prince Edward MTR station, despite a strong police presence and a decision to ban the laying of flowers at this month’s commemoration.People have been marking the Prince Edward incident of August 31, 2019 by placing flowers outside the station on the last day of every month as a sign of protest. But three people who did so on Monday were reportedly fined for littering.Police loudspeaker announcements warned people they were in violation of pandemic gathering violations and ...
Hong Kong Free Press
Carjacking victim shoots, kills 14-year-old suspect in Missouri
JENNINGS, Mo. — A 14-year-old boy suspected in an attempted carjacking has died after being shot by the car’s owner, police said Monday.The boy was identified as Damaurio Thomas of Lexington Avenue in St. Louis.The attempted robbery occurred in the parking lot of a gas station on Lewis and Clark Boulevard in Jennings. Police were notified about 3:45 p.m. Sunday and found the car’s owner and Thomas near Jennings Station Road and Lewis and Clark Boulevard.The 53-year-old man who fired the fatal shot was taken into custody by police and is cooperating with investigators, St. Louis County police S...
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Protest leaders report to police, hear lese majeste charges
Five leaders of the People’s Movement reported to Chana Songkhram police on Monday to hear charges of lese majeste brought under Section 112 of the Criminal Code over the demonstration at Sanam Luang on Sept 19-20.They are Arnon Nampha, Parit “Penguin” Chiwarak, Panusya “Rung” Sithijirawattanakul, Panupong “Mike” Chadnok, and Patiwat Saraiyaem alias “Molam Bank”.They were responding to police summonses, and were accompanied by two counsel from Thai Lawyers for Human Rights, Krisdang Nutcharat and Noraseth Nanongtoom .Mr Arnon said he was not worried about the charge and was ready to fight it i...
The Bangkok Post
Cyprus police report 68 individuals for violating coronavirus measures
The Cyprus Police carried out a total of 2,676 island-wide checks since yesterday and reported 68 individuals for violating measures in place aimed at curbing the spread of the coronavirus.A Police spokesperson said 11 individuals were reported in Nicosia, 22 in Limassol, 10 in Larnaca, nine in Famagusta, 10 in Paphos, and six in Morphou.The Port Police carried out 12 checks. No one was reported.
Cyprus News Agency
Tanzania: Burundian Refugees ‘Disappeared,’ Tortured
https://www.hrw.org/sites/default/files/media_2020/11/202011africa_tanzania_ndayishimiyemagufuli.jpg(Nairobi) – Tanzanian authorities have gravely abused at least 18 Burundian refugees and asylum seekers since late 2019. The whereabouts of several who were forcibly disappeared remain unknown, and additional Burundians may have suffered similar abuse.Between October 2019 and August 2020, Tanzanian police and intelligence services forcibly disappeared, tortured, and arbitrarily detained at least 11 Burundians for up to several weeks in abysmal conditions in a police station in Kibondo, Kigoma re...
Human Rights Watch - News
3 gun-wielding men nabbed
3 gun-wielding men nabbedRey Galupo(The Philippine Star) – November 30, 2020 – 12:00amMANILA, Philippines — Police apprehended three men for allegedly creating trouble while brandishing firearms in Caloocan City before dawn yesterday.Jose Chan, 56; Leo Gonzales, 49, and Mark Conde, 30, were taken into police custody.Acting on a telephone call from barangay officials, police led by Capt. Darwin Julian arrested the suspects in Bagong Silang at around 2 a.m.Police said they recovered from the suspects a 12-gauge shotgun, a fake gun and an improvised shotgun.When frisked, police said the suspects ...
Police criticized for suppressing abortion-law protests in Poland
A Polish lawmaker criticized the police for tear-gassing her at close quarters during a protest in Warsaw on Saturday against Poland's effective ban on abortions.Barbara Nowacka, a lawmaker from the opposition centrist party Civic Coalition, said an officer had sprayed tear gas in her face, in remarks to the Gazeta Wyborcza newspaper.The police officer was aware at the time that she was a parliamentarian as she showed him her identification badge, Nowacka said.A spokesman for the Warsaw police department said the incident would be investigated, PAP news agency reported. He said whether Nowacka...