Conflict in the north of Africa’s second-most-populous nation is spreading across borders, threatening stability in a strategic region
Several people were killed as Nigerian soldiers opened fire at a key protest site in Lagos, witnesses said, as the government sought to end two weeks of marches against police brutality that have mushroomed into broader nationwide demonstrations.
Derek Chauvin, the former police officers who was captured on video pressing his knee against George Floyd's neck, asked a judge to have the charges against him dismissed.
The Trump administration has called for a surge of hundreds of federal officers in cities that have seen increases in violent crime.
Tens of thousands of people in Russia’s Far East marched in protests triggered by the arrest of a popular regional governor, but that have since morphed into a wave of growing dissatisfaction over social issues and the rule of President Vladimir Putin.
The Glynn County Police Department is faulted for a culture of past coverup and abuse of power.