United Nations paints a worsening situation in Haiti

Over the past three months Haiti has seen some of its worst gang-related violence in decades, affecting the functioning of the judiciary, impeding the government, challenging the United Nations efforts to fight illicit trafficking and keeping children from going to school, UN Secretary- General António Guterres said in his latest report on the deteriorating situation. … Read more

World refuses to act on banned Serb secessionist parade: Bosnians | Politics News

As Bosnian Serb police units paraded in East Sarajevo on Monday, marking the outlawed “Republika Srpska Day”, Bosnia and Herzegovina’s capital, a few kilometers away, held an academic event at the national theater titled “January 9 – the path to genocide”. Srebrenica genocide survivor Almasa Salihovic, 35, said while those in Bosnia’s Serb-led entity spoke … Read more

Inquiry launched into Peru president, curfew in restive region | Politics News

The office of Peru’s top prosecutor has launched an inquiry into new President Dina Boluarte and members of her cabinet over violent clashes in which at least 40 people have been killed and hundreds injured since early December. The inquiry comes after at least 17 people were killed in the country’s southern Puno region on … Read more

Inquiry launched into Peru president, curfew in restive region | Politics News

The office of Peru’s top prosecutor has launched an inquiry into new President Dina Boluarte and members of her cabinet over violent clashes in which at least 40 people have been killed and hundreds injured since early December. The inquiry comes after at least 17 people were killed in the country’s southern Puno region on … Read more

Suicide bomber hits Indonesian police station, killing 1

BANDUNG, Indonesia (AP) — A Muslim militant and convicted bomb-maker who was released from prison last year blew himself up Wednesday at a police station on Indonesia’s main island of Java, killing an officer and wounding 11 people, officials said. The attacker entered the Astana Anyar police station with a motorcycle and detonated one of … Read more

Germany arrests 25 people over alleged far-right coup plot | The Far Right News

In raids across the country, German police have arrested 25 suspected members and supporters of a far-right group who were allegedly seeking to overthrow the state by force to install as national leader a prince who had sought support from Russia, according to the federal prosecutor’s office. About 3,000 officers conducted the raids on Wednesday … Read more

Trudeau says emergency powers needed to disperse convoy blockades | Police News

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has defended his decision to invoke emergency powers to disperse anti-vaccine protesters who blocked Canadian border crossings with the United States and occupied the capital earlier this year. Trudeau, testifying on Friday before an independent commission of inquiry in Ottawa, said it was up to him and his cabinet to … Read more

Trudeau says emergency powers needed to disperse convoy blockades | Police News

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has defended his decision to invoke emergency powers to disperse anti-vaccine protesters who blocked Canadian border crossings with the United States and occupied the capital earlier this year. Trudeau, testifying on Friday before an independent commission of inquiry in Ottawa, said it was up to him and his cabinet to … Read more

Workers protest, beaten at virus-hit Chinese iPhone factory

BEIJING (AP) — Employees at the world’s biggest Apple iPhone factory were beaten and detained in protests over pay amid anti-virus controls, according to witnesses and videos on social media Wednesday, as tensions mount over Chinese efforts to combat a renewed rise in infections . Videos that said they were filmed at the factory in … Read more

Brazil’s Supreme Court orders removal of pro-Bolsonaro roadblocks | Election News

Brazil’s Supreme Court has ordered police to remove roadblocks erected by supporters of far-right President Jair Bolsonaro, who still has not publicly acknowledged his election defeat to left-wing rival Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva. Justice Alexandre de Moraes on Tuesday called on the Federal Highway Police to disperse the blockades, which were organized primarily by … Read more