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December 31, 2020

How Nigeria's police used 'shoot to kill' at demos

World attention focused on Nigeria after mass Black Lives Matter-type protests erupted against police brutality by the notorious now disbanded special anti-robbery squad, known as SARS....

Anti-UK rally banned despite fury over alleged meddling

  Press TV correspondentAmid growing anger against "British interference in Iran's internal affairs", the Iranian Interior Ministry has refused to issue a permit for a rally outside the UK embassy in Tehran."Iran's Interior Mini ...

Musician braves coldest part of the globe for charity

Emma Foster - Community NewswireBritish busker Paul Craske will be performing in icy Antarctica next week as part of a fundraiser. The 41-year-old from Grimsby works at the British Antarctic Survey Rothera Research Station on the freezing continent and wil ...

The-Latest forces Scotland Yard to launch police bloggers probe

Britain's top police force has done a "U" turn following pressure from The-Latest and announced that it will after all be investigating rogue officers who wrote deeply offensive blogs about protesters on the G20 London demonstration. One blog ...

African tragedy being ignored by big media

Richard Lance KeebleOne of the world's biggest humanitarian disasters today is in Somalia. This is despite the fact that, In an unprecedented move five months ago, 52 international NGOs (including Oxfam and the Danish Refugee Council) called for immedi ...

Video proof: police attack on G20 protest man who died

Damning video footage from an eyewitness has been released of British police pushing to the ground a man who minutes later died of a heart attack during a protest about last week's G20 summit in London.The-Latest was the first news outlet to criticise ...

"They got a good kicking" - police bloggers boast

Deborah Hobson   - The-Latest - EXCLUSIVEPolice who were on duty during the G20 protests in London on April 1 have been scathing in their blogs   about campaigners on the day, with one vicious London officer   referring to protesters   ...

You're being filmed - and so is he

            This was a scene near the Bank of England in London yesterday as riot police prevented thousands of campaigners from exercising their democratic right to engage in peaceful protest bef ...

Rebel British MP's defiant stand over aid to Palestinians

UK lawmaker George Galloway, an organiser of a Israeli blockade-busting food convoy aimed at helping Palestinians in Gaza, says he will not be convicted for violating the EU sanctions on the besieged Middle Eastern territory.The "Viva Palestina" ...

'Tension here was palpable after the bloody mutiny'

Heidi Kingstone - in Dhaka, BangladeshThe streets have been unusually quiet over the last few days as Bangladesh's capital saw the greatest disturbances in decades when the border guards mutinied.Paramilitary Bangladesh Rifles soldiers staged a dramati ...

China This Week

Chris Gelken, in Beijing, provides a weekly digest of some eye-catching editorials in the Chinese pressA suggestion by a local lawmaker in southern China's economic powerhouse province of Guangdong to scrap the minimum wage scheme has generated howls o ...

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