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Dylann Roof, suspected shooter of Charleston massacre, arrested in South Carolina, June 18, 2015.
19/06/2015 - UNITED STATES

Obama slams US gun culture after Charleston shooter arrested

US police arrested a white high school dropout Thursday suspected of carrying out a gun massacre at one of America's oldest black churches.
A homage to Clément Méric in Toulouse
07/06/2015 - France - Turkey

Anti-fascists, Kurds mark Méric killing, Turkey violence in Paris

Some 2-3,000 anti-fascists demonstrated in Paris to mark the anniversary of the death of Clément Méric, who was killed in a dispute with far-right skinheads in 2013.
The town hall of Tourcoing
06/06/2015 - FRANCE

Two jailed after riots in northern France

Two people were jailed and another handed a suspended sentence by a court in north-west France after four nights of riots in the town of Tourcoing, which saw 23 arrests.
The empty chair of President Nkurunziza during the EAC meetin in Dar es Salaam on 31 May 2015.
01/06/2015 - BURUNDI

East African Community leaders have no leverage on Nkurunziza, analyst

East African leaders meeting in Dar es Salaam have urged Burundi's government to delay  the country's upcoming elections by at least a month. They stopped short of calling for Burundi's President Pierre Nkurunziza to abandon his controversial bid for a third consecutive term in office.

Referee Dario Herrera had to be escorted from the pitch by riot police after he called off the Copa Libertadores game between Boca Juniors and River Plate.
17/05/2015 - Football

Boca Juniors out of 2015 Copa Libertadores after chemical attack on River Plate team

One of South America's most famous clubs, Boca Juniors, was thrown out of the continent's most important club tournament on Sunday following an attack by its fans on players from rivals River ...
Migrants near the Jules Ferry visitor centre, 4 May 2015
13/05/2015 - France

French police investigate officers' abuse of migrants in Calais

French police have launched an internal investigation in the northern port town of Calais after a video emerged showing police officers beating and kicking UK-bound migrants.
Protestors in Kabul re-enact the lynching of Farkhunda, 27 April 2015
03/05/2015 - Afghanistan

'Community had a responsiblity' to Afghan woman lynched by mob: lawyer

An Afghan court showed videos Sunday of a crowd killing a woman in broad daylight and setting her body on fire after she was accused of burning pages from a Koran.

Egypt's ousted president Mohamed Morsi, sentenced to 20 years in prison on Tuesday for violence, kidnapping and torturing protesters in 2012
21/04/2015 - Egypt

Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood calls Morsi verdict biased

The 20-year jail sentence handed to ousted Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi on Tuesday after he was found guilty of kidnapping, torturing and killing demonstrators in 2012 was biased, says a ...
11 Colombian soldiers were killed in Cauca, Colombia in a clash with FARC rebels.
16/04/2015 - Colombia

Colombia lifts bombing truce after attack threatens peace process

Colombia has resumed air raids against rebels from the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) after a deadly attack killed 11 soldiers earlier this week, highlighting the fragility of the ...
16/04/2015 - South Africa

Immigration controls tightened in wake of South Africa's xenophobic attacks

South African President Jacob Zuma on Thursday appealed for calm and for the attacks against immigrants to end.