South Africa

South Africa police rearrest dozens of inmates after mass escape

A video circulated on social media showed a number of men running from the grounds of a prison north of Cape Town.

South Africa police rearrest dozens of inmates after mass escape

Europe

Ukraine: Man armed with grenade flees after releasing hostage

Police said the released hostage was unharmed and the operation to arrest the kidnapper was continuing.

Ukraine: Man armed with grenade flees after releasing hostage

United States

Trump to send federal officers to US cities to tamp down unrest

US President says 'Operation Legend' will send hundreds of troops into Chicago, and other cities will follow.

Trump to send federal officers to US cities to tamp down unrest

United States

BLM: Lawyer calls for removal of prosecutor in Brooks case

Fulton County DA Howard faces a financial investigation and contested runoff election in his quest for a seventh term.

BLM: Lawyer calls for removal of prosecutor in Brooks case

Europe

Dozens arrested in Italo-Swiss sting against 'Ndrangheta Mafia

Italy's financial crimes police says $193m in assets were seized after 'years of intense investigative work'.

Dozens arrested in Italo-Swiss sting against 'Ndrangheta Mafia

Latin America

Seven Panama youths killed in brutal attack near lake

Four women and three men, ages 17 to 22, were among the victims of the shooting while several others escaped.

Seven Panama youths killed in brutal attack near lake

Venezuela

Dismantle criminal gangs running Amazon mines, UN tells Venezuela

UN says nearly 150 men and women are reported to have died in gold, diamond and bauxite mines since March 2016.

Dismantle criminal gangs running Amazon mines, UN tells Venezuela

Europe

Northern Ireland arrests man over journalist Lyra McKee's murder

The 27-year-old, arrested under the Terrorism Act in Londonderry, was taken to Belfast for questioning, police say.

Northern Ireland arrests man over journalist Lyra McKee's murder

Europe

War crimes prosecutors question Kosovo leader Thaci in The Hague

'Nobody can rewrite history', Thaci says, before answering questions on his alleged war crimes committed in the 1990s.

War crimes prosecutors question Kosovo leader Thaci in The Hague

Europe

Police in Germany hunt for armed homeless man in Black Forest

Several dozen officers and helicopters search for a man armed with a bow and arrow among other weapons.

Police in Germany hunt for armed homeless man in Black Forest

United States

US court gives green light to first federal execution in 17 years

Daniel Lee execution was expected on Monday, but family of victims now says will appeal, citing right to view execution.

US court gives green light to first federal execution in 17 years

United States

Justice Department seeks to overturn order halting execution

The execution of Daniel Lee was delayed after family of his victims raised concerns over the coronavirus pandemic.

Justice Department seeks to overturn order halting execution

United States

New York report finds 25 wrongful convictions, most Black men

First-time US district attorney report shows poor police, legal practices cost 25 men 426 combined years in prison.

New York report finds 25 wrongful convictions, most Black men

United States

US Supreme Court rulings open path to President Trump's finances

Court opinions reject the argument that president has immunity from prosecution, but unclear if finances released soon.

US Supreme Court rulings open path to President Trump's finances

Europe

Russia arrests governor on suspicion of ordering murders

Sergey Furgal is considered the 'organiser of an attempted murder and the murder of a number of businesspeople'.

Russia arrests governor on suspicion of ordering murders