Protesting French police officers converge on National Assembly in Paris

Protesting French police officers converge on National Assembly in Paris

Hundreds of police officers converged on the National Assembly in central Paris on Wednesday to protest an ever-increasing workload, outdated equipment and rules restricting their ability to defend themselves. The protest follows almost 10 days of nightly demonstrations in cities across France, spontaneously organised on social media by officers who view both the government and […]

Police officers injured in Belgium machete attack

Police officers injured in Belgium machete attack

A machete-wielding man yelling “Allahu Akbar!” (God is greatest) injured two female police officers before being fatally shot in the Belgian city of Charleroi on Saturday, in what the prime minister said appeared to be a terrorist act. The attacker was shot by a third officer and subsequently died of his wounds, but the police […]

Dallas shooting suspect ‘served in Afghanistan’

Dallas shooting suspect ‘served in Afghanistan’

A black US Army reservist who served in Afghanistan and said he wanted to “kill white people” took part in an attack in which five police officers were killed at a protest decrying police shootings of black men, officials said Friday. Seven other police officers and two civilians were wounded in the ambush in downtown […]