Mar 20, 2013 08:07 EDT
The former deputy editor of The Sun is being charged with authorising payments to public officials in return for information, prosecutors said on Wednesday.
Mar 19, 2013 20:21 EDT
FBI director Robert Mueller warned that the sharp budget cuts affecting all US agencies, including the federal police force, threaten crucial counter-terrorist operations.
Mar 19, 2013 08:25 EDT
A female British tourist suffered leg injuries after she jumped out of a hotel window Tuesday over fears of a sex attack in the Indian city of Agra, home to the Taj Mahal, police said.
Mar 19, 2013 06:35 EDT
A female British tourist was admitted to hospital after jumping through a hotel window Tuesday over fears of a sex attack in the Indian city of Agra, home to the Taj Mahal, police said.
Mar 16, 2013 10:20 EDT
Authorities in the Canadian city of Montreal said they briefly detained more than 240 people and arrested a dozen for more serious offences during a protest against police brutality late Friday.
Mar 15, 2013 08:13 EDT
An Irish property developer who claimed he was kidnapped for eight months has been arrested on suspicion of wasting police time, Irish media reported on Friday.
Mar 15, 2013 05:30 EDT
Counter-terrorism police in Indonesia shot dead three suspected militants and seized 14 homemade explosives Friday, officials said, in the latest of a series of deadly raids by the elite unit.
Mar 14, 2013 13:53 EDT
Dozens of people were arrested as protesters and police clashed at a vigil over the recent fatal police shooting of a New York City teenager, authorities said Thursday.
Mar 14, 2013 11:35 EDT
Dozens of people were arrested as protesters and police clashed at a vigil over the recent police shooting of a New York City teenager, authorities said Thursday.
Mar 13, 2013 02:26 EDT
Four paramilitary police and two militants have died in an ambush on security forces in Srinagar, the main city of Indian Kashmir, a senior police officer told AFP on Wednesday.
Mar 11, 2013 10:11 EDT
Toppled president Hosni Mubarak, awaiting trial over his role in the deaths of protesters, believes Egyptians should rally around his Islamist successor and end violent protests, his lawyer told AFP on Monday.
Mar 11, 2013 06:27 EDT
An Mozambican immigrant was found in a pool of blood after he was handcuffed and dragged behind a South African police van and brought to a cell bleeding and crying, in the latest scandal to dog the country's police force, a court heard on Monday.
Mar 08, 2013 13:41 EST
Mourners turned out on Friday for the funeral of protesters killed in clashes in Egypt's Port Said, a day before a court is to issue verdicts over the killing of people in a football riot there.
Mar 08, 2013 10:39 EST
Gunmen attacked a checkpoint on Friday near Samarra, north of Baghdad, killing five anti-Qaeda fighters and wounding two others, a police lieutenant colonel and a doctor said.
Mar 08, 2013 07:59 EST
Manchester City striker Carlos Tevez has been arrested on suspicion of driving while disqualified, police sources indicated Friday.
Mar 07, 2013 14:44 EST
South African detective Hilton Botha said Thursday his resignation from the police force was not due to the bungled investigations in the murder case against Paralympian Oscar Pistorius, but added he felt he was left to "hang out to dry".
Mar 07, 2013 13:20 EST
Hilton Botha denied Thursday he resigned from the South African police force due to bungled investigations in the murder case against Paralympian Oscar Pistorius, but said he felt he had been left to "hang out to dry".
Mar 06, 2013 07:31 EST
Britain's top prosecutor announced a shake-up on Wednesday of the way sexual abuse of children is dealt with in the criminal justice system to prevent a repeat of the Jimmy Savile scandal.
Mar 06, 2013 05:31 EST
Short, pot-bellied policemen will be banned from traffic duty in Vietnam's capital Hanoi and given office jobs in a bid to improve the force's public image, police said Wednesday.
Mar 04, 2013 12:21 EST
Dozens of people were killed when a plane crashed into a residential area of Goma in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo Monday, police said.