Georgian police storm opposition party offices, detain its leader

Georgian police storm opposition party offices, detain its leader
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Georgian police stormed the party offices of opposition leader Nika Melia and detained him early on Tuesday, days after the prime minister resigned after a disagreement over whether to take the prominent politician into custody.Melia, chairman of the United National Movement (UNM) opposition party, had been accused of inciting violence at street… Read More

Colorado police had no basis to stop unarmed Black man who died in custody: independent probe

Colorado police had no basis to stop unarmed Black man who died in custody: independent probe
DENVER (Reuters) - A Colorado police officer had no apparent reasonable grounds to suspect a crime was being committed when he approached an unarmed Black man walking home from a convenience store, and within seconds escalated a stop that led to the man’s death, a report by independent investigators released on Monday said.FILE PHOTO: Noah… Read More

German police raid criminal Arab, Chechen clans in Berlin, Brandenburg

German police raid criminal Arab, Chechen clans in Berlin, Brandenburg
BERLIN (Reuters) - Several hundred police and special forces officers raided more than 20 locations in Berlin and Brandenburg on Thursday as part of an investigation into organised crime, arms and drug trafficking and extortion, police said.The raid is the result of an investigation by the Federal Criminal Police Department and tax investigation authorities in… Read More

UK police arrest eight in probe into U.S. celebrities SIM-swapping attacks

UK police arrest eight in probe into U.S. celebrities SIM-swapping attacks
LONDON (Reuters) - British police said on Tuesday they had arrested eight people as part of an investigation into the SIM-swapping hijacking of U.S. celebrities’ phones.Britain’s National Crime Agency (NCA) said sports stars, musicians and their families had been targeted by the scam in which criminals gain access to their victim’s phones or accounts.This allowed… Read More

‘The police will visit you’: why GameStonk won’t come to China

‘The police will visit you’: why GameStonk won’t come to China
(Reuters) - In his Hangzhou apartment in eastern China, Wen Hao had just finished his daily stockpicking video when he discovered he’d been barred from social media platform Toutiao, a day after inviting netizens to join his stock-recommending community.FILE PHOTO: A Chinese national flag flutters near the building of China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) at… Read More