A total of 282 people were arrested in France after unrest following the Algerian football team’s qualification for the final of the Africa Cup of Nations, the interior ministry said on Monday.
Allies of Russia’s leading opposition figure — who was jailed upon returning to Moscow after a near-fatal poisoning with a nerve agent — said they would take to the streets despite police warnings that unsanctioned public events would be “immediately suppressed.”
US Capitol police officer Brian Sicknick died of injuries suffered when supporters of President Donald Trump assaulted the legislative building, the force said on Thursday, bringing to five the number dead from the riot.
Two people were killed as several hundred police and their supporters demonstrated in Haiti’s capital for better law enforcement salaries on Sunday, police said,
Hundreds of people gathered on Monday afternoon in a small town south of Portland for a pro-President Donald Trump vehicle rally - just over a week after member of a far-right group was fatally shot after a Trump caravan went through Oregon's largest city.
This week, Republican members of the US House of Representatives are expected to fire Rep. Liz Cheney of Wyoming from the third-highest-ranking job in their leadership. Her offence: She refuses to shut up. Cheney, the daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney,
In a late night news conference, Metropolitan Police Department Chief Robert J. Contee said 47 of the 52 arrests to date were related to violations of Mayor Muriel Bowser’s 6pm curfew, with 26 of those involving people arrested on US Capitol grounds.
Four people died during the chaos — one from gunshot wounds and three from medical emergencies — after hundreds of Trump’s supporters stormed the Capitol in a bid to overturn his election defeat to Democrat Joe Biden.
Public health experts worry that Trump’s refusal to take aggressive action on the pandemic or to coordinate with the Biden team during the final two months of his presidency will only worsen the effects of the virus.