Saturday, January 22, 2022


Texas police in synagogue hostage standoff

The man is reportedly claiming to be the brother of Aafia Siddiqui – who has been dubbed 'Lady Qaeda' by US tabloids – and is demanding to have his sister freed from prison.

Italian police red-faced over pink Covid masks

In future, masks should only be black, white or blue, the police say.

Macron promises more police on streets as rivals criticise him on security

Macron has not officially announced he will seek a second mandate but there is little doubt he will throw his hat in the ring.

Cops to monitor street begging at ‘hotspot’ areas

Police say legal action will be taken against beggars under the Road Transport Act 1987 and the Minor Offences Act 1955.

Kazakhstan government resigns after violent protests over fuel price

Police used tear gas and stun grenades to drive hundreds of protesters out of the main square in Almaty and clashes resumed on Wednesday.

Hong Kong police raid pro-democracy media outlet, arrest six

Stand News is the most prominent remaining pro-democracy publication in Hong Kong after a national security investigation this year led to the closure of the Apple Daily tabloid.

Parents of girl shot dead in dressing room by Los Angeles police call for justice

Valentina Orellana-Peralta was inadvertently shot dead in a store on Dec 23 when a police officer opened fire on a man who was bludgeoning another shopper after accosting and menacing several others.

‘Long Tiger’ recaptured in Kedah after escape from lock-up

His re-arrest comes some two weeks after he fled from the Tangkak Magistrate's Court while waiting for his case to begin.

Police deny stopping Christmas celebrations in KL

They say they were conducting rounds in hotspots to ensure compliance with health SOPs.

PM’s convoy given priority over ambulance to prevent accidents, say police

Police say they are committed to giving priority to public interests.

US cities remain locked in a grim spiral of record homicides

According to crime analysts and other specialists, the leading cause of the surge in homicides is 'the huge increase in gun sales' since the pandemic began.

Incoming New York mayor to appoint first woman to lead city’s police department

Local news reports that Keechant Sewell is a 23-year veteran of the police department in Nassau County, New York, where she is chief of detectives.

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