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French police raid homes of gov’t officials as part of COVID-19 inquiry

French police raid homes of gov’t officials as part of COVID-19 inquiry

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Oct. 15 (UPI) -- Authorities on Thursday raided the homes of the former French prime minister and current and former health ministers over Paris' response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The raids were carried out in connection with an investigation by Paris prosecutors after they received a number of complaints from coronavirus patients, doctors, police and other officials. Advertisement Police conducted morning raids at the home of former Prime Minister Edouard Philippe, health hinister Olivier Veran and former health minister Agnes Buzyn. Officials also searched Veran's office. Authorities also searched the home of Sibeth Ndiaye, former spokeswoman for President Emmanuel Macron, officials said. The investigation of public officials is targeted in scope to examine specific aspects of the gove...
Dutch military police shoot knife-wielding man at airport

Dutch military police shoot knife-wielding man at airport

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Dutch military police who shot a man armed with a large knife Monday night at Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport and arrested another man say they do not believe a terrorist motive was behind the incidentByThe Associated PressOctober 6, 2020, 9:45 AM• 1 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleTHE HAGUE, Netherlands -- Dutch military police who shot a man armed with a large knife at Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport and arrested another man said Tuesday that they do not believe a terrorist motive was behind the incident.The Marechaussee police said in a tweet late Monday night that the man was shot in the leg after ignoring repeated calls to put down the knife in Schiphol's departures hall.The force said in another tweet Tuesday that the man brandishing the knife was a 27-year-old T
Coronavirus: Police to be told they can use NHS Covid-19 app

Coronavirus: Police to be told they can use NHS Covid-19 app

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Tens of thousands march against Lukashenko as hackers leak police details

Tens of thousands march against Lukashenko as hackers leak police details

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Tens of thousands of people marched through the Belarusian capital Minsk on Sunday, calling for the resignation of president Alexander Lukashenko in the sixth straight weekend of protests.It comes as hackers leaked the personal details of more than 2,000 senior police officers in two batches, pledging that "no one will remain anonymous, even under a balaclava", amid reports of violent crackdowns targeting demonstrators. At least 10 people were detained on Sunday, according to the Russian news agency TASS, which quoted a police spokesperson. Human rights group Spring-96 said at least 196 people were detained across the whole of the county. ...
Alexei Navalny ‘can talk again’ as ‘police protection stepped up’ after poisoning

Alexei Navalny ‘can talk again’ as ‘police protection stepped up’ after poisoning

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Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny is reportedly able to speak again as he continues to make progress in his recovery from his suspected novichok poisoning.The fierce critic of President Vladimir Putin is being treated at a Berlin hospital after falling ill last month during an internal flight in Russia. His police protection has also been stepped up in anticipation of having more visitors as his condition improves in the German capital, according to Der Spiegel magazine. Image: Mr Navalny is being treated at the Charite hospital in Berlin "Der Spiegel and Bellingcat understand that Navalny can speak again and can likely remember details about his collapse," the publication wrote, crediting its investigative website partner....