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Police have arrested five Bangladeshi expatriates accused medicines worth millions stolen from govt hospital


MADINAH, Saudi Arabia – Police have arrested five Bangladeshi expatriates accused of stealing large quantities of medicines from the warehouse of a government hospital in Madinah. The officers seized medicines worth about SR4 million from the men. This is the fourth incident involving theft of medicines in Madinah in the past two years. Large quantities of medicines have mysteriously disappeared ... Read More »

Ferguson police shoot gunman on anniversary of teen killing


FERGUSON, United States: Police shot and critically wounded a man who opened fire at them in the US city of Ferguson on Sunday, ending what had been a day of remembrance for a black teen killed a year earlier. The violence came after hundreds of peaceful protesters took to the streets of the St. Louis suburb to mark one year ... Read More »

Bangladesh police kill six alleged tiger poachers


Six suspected tiger poachers have been shot dead in a gunfight with Bangladeshi police at a hideout in the world's largest mangrove forest. Police seized three tiger pelts which they said were from animals that appeared to be freshly killed. The Sundarbans in south-east Bangladesh are home to the rare Bengal tiger. A recent survey found that just over 100 were ... Read More »

Afghan police jailed over Farkhunda mob killing

KABUL — Eleven Afghan policemen were Tuesday sentenced to one year in prison for failing to protect a woman who was lynched by a mob after being falsely accused of blasphemy, following a landmark fast-track trial. Farkhunda, 27, was savagely beaten and her body was set ablaze in broad daylight on March 19, triggering protests around the country and drawing global ... Read More »

Police raid home of gunman in cartoon attack in Texas

GARLAND, Texas: Police and FBI on Monday searched the Arizona apartment of one of two gunmen shot dead on Sunday after they allegedly opened fire with assault rifles outside a Texas exhibit. Police in Garland, Texas, said they had planned security for months around the controversial exhibit and contest, and that a bomb squad, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, a ... Read More »

Protests erupt after black man shot dead

CHARLESTON, South Carolina: Dramatic video that shows a white South Carolina police officer shooting a fleeing black man has led authorities to file a murder charge against the officer amid public outrage over a series of deaths of unarmed black men at the hands of US law enforcement agents. Protests erupted in South Carolina over the fatal shooting. The video, ... Read More »

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