Two military officers sentenced to life in prison over failed Turkey coup

Two military officers sentenced to life in prison over failed Turkey coup

Two senior Turkish military officers were jailed for life on Thursday for involvement in July’s failed coup attempt that killed almost 250 people, marking the first conviction related to the putsch, news agencies said. The court found that a colonel and a major had been assigned duties as provincial commanders after the intended overthrow of […]

French police chief orders investigation after officers hold Paris protest

French police chief orders investigation after officers hold Paris protest

The head of France’s national police force on Tuesday ordered an internal investigation after hundreds of police officers held an unauthorized protest in central Paris overnight. Angry police officers marched on the iconic Champs Elysées boulevard in the French capital after dark on Monday, complaining that they are understaffed and ill-equipped. The rebel police officers, […]

Former US marine shoots three Baton Rouge police officers dead

Former US marine shoots three Baton Rouge police officers dead

Three police officers were shot dead and three others wounded in Baton Rouge on Sunday, less than two weeks after a black man was killed by police in the Louisiana capital, sparking nationwide protests. The Baton Rouge suspect, dressed in black and armed with a rifle, was himself shot to death minutes later in a […]