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UK POLITICS: Twitter Bans UK Government, Spy Agency MI5 From Accessing Public Data

UK POLITICS: Twitter Bans UK Government, Spy Agency MI5 From Accessing Public Data

Twitter blocked British government and its spy agency MI5 from accessing data on potential terrorist threats in a bid to tackle its “surveillance” plans, according to the Telegraph.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Release Deji Adeyanju Now or Face the Consequence, Civil Society Groups Warn Police

NIGERIA POLITICS: Release Deji Adeyanju Now or Face the Consequence, Civil Society Groups Warn Police

Deji Adeyanju is a peaceful activist. None of the rallies he called or participated in has ever gone violent.

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FRANCE POLITICS: Police Officer Killed, Another Wounded in Paris Shooting

FRANCE POLITICS: Police Officer Killed, Another Wounded in Paris Shooting

France has lived under a state of emergency since 2015 and has suffered a spate of Islamist militant attacks that have killed more than 230 people in the past two years.

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CANADA POLITICS: Woman Smuggling Asylum-Seekers From US Charged By Police

CANADA POLITICS: Woman Smuggling Asylum-Seekers From US Charged By Police

Royal Canadian Mounted Police they intercepted a 43-year-old woman driving nine people across the U.S. border into the prairie province of Saskatchewan.

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BRAZIL POLITICS: Brazilian Government to Lower Police Retirement Age After Violent Protest

BRAZIL POLITICS: Brazilian Government to Lower Police Retirement Age After Violent Protest

The violent clash, during which the guards used pepper spray and stun grenades to disperse the protesters, illustrated the unpopularity of the reform proposal that is central to President Michel Temer’s austerity agenda.

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USA POLITICS: Trump Supporters, Opponents Clash in California Park

USA POLITICS: Trump Supporters, Opponents Clash in California Park

“As a veteran, I like the track America is on, and that Trump is willing to stand and say we are still America and we are not going to be globalist, we’re not going to be a communist country,” Tempesta said. “That’s a message I can get behind.”

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NIGERIA POLITICS: 4 Dead After Army, Police Bloody Clash in Yobe State

NIGERIA POLITICS: 4 Dead After Army, Police Bloody Clash in Yobe State

“Nigeria police is abreast of the unfortunate incident in Damaturu between personnel of the force and Nigerian army,” police spokesman Jimoh Moshood said.

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UGANDA POLITICS: Police Arrests Stella Nyanzi Who Criticised Janet Museveni

UGANDA POLITICS: Police Arrests Stella Nyanzi Who Criticised Janet Museveni

Stella Nyanzi, a prominent academic has been arrested for criticising the wife of Ugandan Janet Museveni on social media, police said Saturday.

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SWEDEN POLITICS: Arrested! Police Detains Uzbek Man Over Swedish Truck Attack

SWEDEN POLITICS: Arrested! Police Detains Uzbek Man Over Swedish Truck Attack

Swedish police arrested a 39-year-old Uzbek man on suspicion of ramming a hijacked beer delivery truck into crowds in central Stockholm, killing four people and wounding 15 in what they called a terror crime.

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CANADA POLITICS: Security Agencies Probe Illicit Cellphone Spying Near Parliament Hill

CANADA POLITICS: Security Agencies Probe Illicit Cellphone Spying Near Parliament Hill

CBC said it detected four locations where the devices were being used, close enough to cover Parliament Hill and the office of Prime Minister Trudeau.

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EUROPE POLITICS: Refugees in Europe Facing Police Brutality

EUROPE POLITICS: Refugees in Europe Facing Police Brutality

“I could not imagine that European police could be so violent,” said Najim Khan, a 21-year-old asylum-seeker from Pakistan in the Serbian capital Belgrade.

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PARAGUAY POLITICS: Rodrigo Quintana Dies By Police Bullet After Violent Clashes

PARAGUAY POLITICS: Rodrigo Quintana Dies By Police Bullet After Violent Clashes

“We are saddened by what is happening, but it’s the usual politics,” Lea Gimenez, Paraguay’s vice minister for economic affairs said.

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PALESTINE POLITICS: Israeli Police Officers Kill Palestinian Woman Who Tried to Stab Them

PALESTINE POLITICS: Israeli Police Officers Kill Palestinian Woman Who Tried to Stab Them

“Police responded to a life-threatening situation and the female terrorist was shot dead at the scene,” Israeli police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said.

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DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO POLITICS: 40 Police Officers Decapitated By Kamuina Nsapu

DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO POLITICS: 40 Police Officers Decapitated By Kamuina Nsapu

Kamuina Nsapu militants struck as police convoy drove from Tshikapa in Kasai province to Kananga, said Francois Madila Kalamba speaker of Kasai assembly.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: 4,700 Homes Demolished By Police in Otodo-Gbame, Lagos

NIGERIA POLITICS: 4,700 Homes Demolished By Police in Otodo-Gbame, Lagos

“We don’t have any other place to go,” Celestine of Otodo-Gbame residents said. “We are a fisherman community and have been here for hundreds of years.”

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UK POLITICS: Westminster Attack: Police Arrest Seven People

UK POLITICS: Westminster Attack: Police Arrest Seven People

Seven arrests have been made in raids following the Westminster attack that left four dead, police have said.

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ZIMBABWE POLITICS: Opposition Parties Demand UN-Conducted Vote, Police Out in Force

ZIMBABWE POLITICS: Opposition Parties Demand UN-Conducted Vote, Police Out in Force

Zimbabwe is due to hold its next presidential and parliamentary election by July 2018. Mugabe has been endorsed as the ruling party’s presidential candidate.

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BELGIUM POLITICS: Unwelcome! Belgium Struggles to Open Police to Muslim Minority

BELGIUM POLITICS: Unwelcome! Belgium Struggles to Open Police to Muslim Minority

“They (the police) are seen as the state and the Muslim community has shut down,” said Vincent Gilles, the head of Belgium’s main police union.

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CANADA POLITICS: Michel Coulombe to Retire As CSIS Head

CANADA POLITICS: Michel Coulombe to Retire As CSIS Head

Michel Coulombe said after 30 years with Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS) it was time “to move on to the next stage of my life with my family.”

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GERMANY POLITICS: Essen Terror: Police Close Shopping Mall Over Fears of Terrorist Attack

GERMANY POLITICS: Essen Terror: Police Close Shopping Mall Over Fears of Terrorist Attack

“Yesterday, we received very serious indications from security sources that a possible attack was planned here for today and would be carried out,” a spokesman for Essen police told Reuters Television.

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