Monday, June 14, 2021


US city under curfew after black motorist shot dead in taser-handgun mix-up

Police say that the officer, now on leave pending an investigation, had intended to deploy her taser but instead shot Daunte Wright with a single bullet.

Philippine police probe death of curfew violator forced to do squats

Police spokesman says the city's police chief and two officers have been removed from their posts pending the results of the investigation.

India imposes new curbs as Covid-19 cases hit record

Experts blame the country's fresh wave on people ignoring guidelines and attending huge religious and political events, as well as weddings and cricket matches.

Filipino Covid curfew breaker ‘dies after cops make him do 300 squats’

The local mayor condemned the alleged punishment as 'torture'.

Inquiry in France over ‘clandestine’ Covid-defying dinners

Guests had reportedly included ministers, in violation of pandemic restrictions.

Dutch police break up anti-lockdown protest ahead of election

Police said they detained 20 people and that two demonstrators had been injured by police dogs after refusing to leave.

Third French national lockdown on the cards as new Covid variants run amok

A strict curfew was implemented last weekend, but cases continue to climb.

Paris streets deserted as curfew kicks in

Scientists are warning of a third wave of infections if people let down their guard during the Christmas and New Year holidays.

France brings in curfew as Europe gets tough for Christmas

Covid-19 is raging again across Europe and governments are ordering draconian restrictions for Christmas.

France fails to meet infection targets – bringing in Christmas curfew

The curfew will be enforced on New Year's Eve to prevent super-spreader crowds gathering.

Last night out for French cities ahead of virus curfew

The 9pm-6am curfew will require all businesses to close except for essential services.

France implements state of emergency, curfew to stem virus

Health officials say France is undergoing a second wave of Covid-19 infections.

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