9 August 2020, Sunday | 11:03am


Shootouts in northern Mexico kill 21, pile pressure on president


MEXICO CITY, Dec 2 — Clashes between police and suspected cartel gunmen in a northern Mexican town killed 21 people this weekend, authorities said, adding fuel to bilateral tensions sparked by US President Donald Trump's vow to designate the drug gangs as terrorists.

Hong Kong police fire rubber bullets to pin back campus protesters


HONG KONG, Nov 18 — Hong Kong police fired tear gas and rubber bullets today to force back anti-government protesters trying to escape a university where hundreds are holed up with petrol bombs and other homemade weapons amid fears of a bloody crackdown.

Hong Kong police fire tear gas at university campus


HONG KONG: Hong Kong riot police fired tear gas at a university campus on Tuesday, a day after a protester was shot and a man set on fire in some of the worst violence to rock the Chinese-ruled city in more than five months of anti-government demonstrations.

Rioters in Indonesia's Papua set buildings ablaze in fresh unrest

JAKARTA: Indonesian security forces were battling on Monday to restore order in a town in the easternmost province of Papua, a police spokesman said, following media reports of buildings set ablaze and gunfire amid fresh demonstrations by protesters.

Body cameras will ensure transparency, prevent abuse of duties: IGP


KUALA LUMPUR: The use of body cameras on law enforcement officers can prevent abuse of duties and ensure transparency, said the Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Abdul Hamid Bador (pix).

After weekend of violent clashes, Beijing to address Hong Kong unrest


HONG KONG, July 29 — Hong Kong today bore the scars of another night of violent protests with hard hats, umbrellas and water bottles littering some central streets, as Beijing was set to make an announcement on the Asian financial centre's worst crisis since 1997.

Spanish police shoot dead Barcelona attack fugitive

Spanish police shot dead on Monday Barcelona terror suspect Younes Abouyaaqoub, in a dramatic end to a massive manhunt for the Moroccan national who was wearing a fake suicide belt when he was killed.

An injured man was rescued by the police at Kajang roadblock

A ROUTINE traffic police roadblock in Kajang took a dramatic turn when the police found a man who sustained head and body injuries in the passenger seat of a car last night.