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NAIROBI, Kenya | Kenya launches internal police probe to help reform force

NAIROBI, Kenya — Kenya’s internal security minister Friday launched a police internal affairs unit to investigate allegations of abuses in the force including corruption and accusations that officers kill suspects and perpetrate other human rights abuses. The new investigation body has been welcomed with optimism by some rights activists, but many remain skeptical on its … Continue reading NAIROBI, Kenya | Kenya launches internal police probe to help reform force

BEIJING | Woman with knife injures 14 children at western China school

BEIJING — A knife-wielding assailant injured 14 children at a kindergarten in the western Chinese city of Chongqing on Friday morning, police reported. The attacker, a 39-year-old woman, was taken in custody and no motive for the assault was immediately publicized. The report posted on the police force’s microblog said the attack at the Xinshiji … Continue reading BEIJING | Woman with knife injures 14 children at western China school

DALLAS | Texas officer faces manslaughter charge in neighbor’s death

DALLAS  — A white Dallas police officer who says she mistook her black neighbor’s apartment for her own when she fatally shot him was arrested on a manslaughter charge. Officer Amber Guyger was booked into the Kaufman County Jail after being taken into custody Sunday, the Texas Department of Public Safety said in a news … Continue reading DALLAS | Texas officer faces manslaughter charge in neighbor’s death