Five years after an African-American father of six died after being apparently held in an illegal police chokehold, a video of which triggered the Black Lives Matter Movement, a disciplinary trial of the policeman accused of killing him got underway on Monday in New York.
New York policeman tried five years after black man's death
Hackers were able to install spyware on WhatsApp by exploiting a major vulnerability in the app, the company confirmed.
WhatsApp urges users to act after confirming cyber surveillance attack
Last week, Ireland became the second country in the world, after the UK, to declare a climate and biodiversity emergency.
Bold action on climate change needed in Ireland
Three bomb explosions have struck Afghanistan’s eastern city of Jalalabad, killing at least three people and injuring 20 others, local officials say.
Triple blasts hit eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad, kill 3
China has announced plans to impose tariffs on 60 billion dollars' worth of US goods as of the beginning of next month, a retaliatory measure taken amid escalating trade war between the two sides in the aftermath of Washington's move to tax almost all Chinese imports to the United States.
China strikes back at US with tariff hike on goods worth $60bn
Turkish security forces have arrested dozens of former police officers on suspicion of affiliation to a movement led by US-based opposition cleric Fethullah Gulen, whom the Ankara government accuses of having masterminded the July 2016 coup attempt against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
Turkey detains 46 ex-policemen over affiliation to Gulen movement
UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres launched a brief South Pacific tour in New Zealand Sunday, warning the world was "not on track" to limiting global temperature rises.
'World not on track' to limit global warming: UN chief
Tackling global warming is now as important a priority for voters as the economy in the UK, according to an official opinion poll.
Global warming as important to UK voters as economy amid climate crisis
US Representative Rashida Tlaib, a Democrat of Michigan, said she believed US President Trump crossed an ethical line on “day one” of his administration.
'We have a crooked CEO in the Oval Office that must go': US Rep. Rashida Tlaib
Nigerian militias battling Daesh-linked Boko Haram terrorist group has freed some 900 child recruits from its ranks, United Nations children’s agency UNICEF has announced.
Nigerian pro-government militia force sets free 900 child recruits

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