policeman http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/30804/all en URGENT ¥¥¥ Policeman killed in Tunis clash with protesters: ministry http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130206/urgent-policeman-killed-tunis-clash-protesters-ministry <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A Tunisian policeman was killed on Wednesday in clashes between the security forces and protesters that erupted in the capital after the assassination of an opposition leader, the interior ministry said.</p> <p>"Policeman Lotfi Alzaar, 46, died on Wednesday afternoon... after sustaining a chest injury caused by rocks thrown during an operation to disperse a group of protesters in Bab El-Jazira" in central Tunis, the ministry said.</p> <p>"These protesters were in the process of ransacking shops," it added.</p> <p>alf/kl/sma/srm</p> policeman Tunis AFP Wed, 06 Feb 2013 20:16:27 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5748073 at http://www.globalpost.com Policeman in coma after unrest in Tunisia's Gafsa http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130208/policeman-coma-after-unrest-tunisias-gafsa <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A Tunisian policeman was in a coma on Friday after being beaten by protesters who also set fire to a police station in the central Tunisian town of Gafsa, police and medics told AFP.</p> <p>Walid Marzouki was violently dragged out of his car and beaten by a crowd of angry youths. He was taken to Gafsa hospital's intensive care unit and had fallen into a coma, the officials said.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130208/policeman-coma-after-unrest-tunisias-gafsa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Belaid Geography of Tunisia policeman AFP Fri, 08 Feb 2013 10:02:32 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5749818 at http://www.globalpost.com Jordan policeman, two children hurt as Syrian refugees riot http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130224/jordan-policeman-two-children-hurt-syrian-refugees-riot <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A Jordanian policeman and two Syrian children were injured on Sunday when refugees rioted at the Zaatari camp in northern Jordan, prompting police to use tear gas to disperse them, a government official said.</p> <p>The unrest involving around 200 Syrians broke out after a visitor to the camp distributed money to the refugees, said Anmar Hmud, a government spokesman for Syrian refugee issues said</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130224/jordan-policeman-two-children-hurt-syrian-refugees-riot" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Asia Fertile Crescent Forced migration policeman Politics War AFP Sun, 24 Feb 2013 22:17:05 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5765366 at http://www.globalpost.com Pakistan policeman killed in new anti-polio attack http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130226/pakistan-policeman-killed-new-anti-polio-attack <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A Pakistani policeman was shot dead Tuesday while protecting a polio vaccination team, police said, bringing the death toll in such attacks to 20 since December.</p> <p>No one has claimed responsibility for the killings. But the umbrella Taliban faction last year banned polio vaccinations in the tribal region of Waziristan, alleging the campaign was a cover for espionage.</p> <p>Rumours about vaccines being a plot to sterilise Muslims have also dogged efforts to tackle the highly infectious disease.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130226/pakistan-policeman-killed-new-anti-polio-attack" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Biology Biotechnology policeman Vaccination AFP Tue, 26 Feb 2013 10:16:49 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5766781 at http://www.globalpost.com URGENT ¥¥¥ Policeman killed, army officer wounded in Egypt's Port Said http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130303/urgent-policeman-killed-army-officer-wounded-egypts-port-said <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A policeman was killed and an army officer was among dozens of people wounded on Sunday in the Egyptian city of Port Said as residents clashed with police, the military said.</p> <p>The army said the policeman died and the military officer was hit in the leg when they were struck by gunshots fired by unknown assailants outside the headquarters of the Port Said governorate in northeast Egypt.</p> <p>mon/feb/jds/srm</p> Arab world International relations Middle East officer policeman AFP Sun, 03 Mar 2013 21:30:33 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5772358 at http://www.globalpost.com Regional Police XIII identifies 'kind-hearted' policeman http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130405/regional-police-xiii-identifies-kind-hearted-policeman <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Asianet </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p></p><P> Police Regional Office XIII after exerting so much effort had identified the "kind-hearted" police officer who assisted a traveling mother with her child by paying for her excess baggage at Bancasi Airport, Barangay Bancasi, this city last March 18.</p><P>With the coordination of the Aviation Security Group (AVSEG) detailed at the Bancasi airport, SPO1 Philip Amer Mazo of the Police Regional Office XIII information office identified the "soft-hearted" policeman as Senior Police Officer 3 Sherwin Abellare of the Police Security and Protection Group (PSPG).</p><P>Reports had it that the said</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130405/regional-police-xiii-identifies-kind-hearted-policeman" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Agusan del Norte Bancasi Airport policeman Asianet Fri, 05 Apr 2013 20:30:20 +0000 Asianet 5802925 at http://www.globalpost.com Egypt policeman killed in Sinai attack http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130719/egypt-policeman-killed-sinai-attack <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Suspected militants shot dead a policeman on Thursday in Egypt's Sinai peninsula, medics said.</p> <p>Another policeman was wounded in the drive-by shooting targeting a police water truck in the restive north of the peninsula, the medics added.</p> <p>str-se/srm</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> policeman Sinai Peninsula War AFP Fri, 19 Jul 2013 08:11:03 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5887752 at http://www.globalpost.com Nigerian policeman caught extorting money on camera is sacked http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130808/nigerian-policeman-caught-extorting-money-camera-sacked <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Tim Cocks</p> <p>LAGOS (Reuters) - It was a crime so familiar to inhabitants of Nigeria's corruption-ridden main metropolis that few would have batted an eyelid had the victim not managed to record the whole incident on a secret camera.</p> <p>The outcome was much rarer - a policeman sacked for trying to extort money from a motorist over a supposed traffic offence.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130808/nigerian-policeman-caught-extorting-money-camera-sacked" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa International relations Law enforcement in Nigeria policeman Thomson Reuters Thu, 08 Aug 2013 11:33:06 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5905338 at http://www.globalpost.com Policeman, militants killed in Tunis firefight http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140204/policeman-militants-killed-tunis-firefight <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A firefight between security forces and suspected Islamists holed up in a building in a Tunis suburb has left one policeman and up to four militants dead, the interior ministry said Tuesday. The standoff, which began on Monday, was not yet over, a ministry spokesman told AFP, adding that so far a policeman and "between two and four terrorists" had been killed.</p> <p>alf/hkb/bpz</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> policeman War AFP Tue, 04 Feb 2014 11:30:38 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6060912 at http://www.globalpost.com One policeman killed in Kiev clashes http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140218/one-policeman-killed-kiev-clashes <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>One Ukrainian policeman died on Tuesday after being shot in the neck during clashes with anti-government protestors in Kiev, the interior ministry said.</p> <p>"A policeman died as he was being taken to hospital in an ambulance. Early indications are that the cause of death was a bullet wound to the neck," the interior ministry said in a statement.</p> <p>del/am/dh</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> Law enforcement in Ukraine policeman AFP Tue, 18 Feb 2014 16:51:55 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6074023 at http://www.globalpost.com China policeman tells of shooting Kunming attackers http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140304/china-policeman-tells-shooting-kunming-attackers <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Chinese state television on Tuesday broadcast an interview with a police officer said to have shot five knife-wielding thugs who killed and injured scores of people in a railway station attack.</p> <p>The unnamed officer, whose face was not shown, said it took him 15 seconds to shoot the five attackers, four of them fatally, during the assault on Saturday night in the southwestern city of Kunming.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140304/china-policeman-tells-shooting-kunming-attackers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> National security policeman Public safety Security Social Issues AFP Tue, 04 Mar 2014 09:48:05 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6086292 at http://www.globalpost.com Xinjiang attacker who killed policeman shot dead: China govt http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140319/xinjiang-attacker-who-killed-policeman-shot-dead-china-govt <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>An attacker was shot dead after fatally assaulting a policeman in China's restive far western region of Xinjiang, home to the mostly Muslim Uighur minority, the government said Wednesday.</p> <p>The attacker, armed with unspecified "weapons", targeted the officer in the Xinjiang capital Urumqi on Monday, the ministry of public security said on its verified account on Sina Weibo, a Chinese equivalent of Twitter.</p> <p>The policeman was injured in the fight and died later, it said, while the assailant was shot dead by police reinforcements.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140319/xinjiang-attacker-who-killed-policeman-shot-dead-china-govt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> East Turkestan independence movement policeman Social Issues Technology War Xinjiang Xinjiang Wars AFP Wed, 19 Mar 2014 07:02:37 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6099080 at http://www.globalpost.com Policeman wounded in militant attack in Indian-controlled Kashmir http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/xinhua-news-agency/140829/policeman-wounded-militant-attack-indian-controlled-kashmir <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Xinhua News Agency </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Policeman wounded in militant attack in Indian-controlled Kashmir</p> <p>SRINAGAR, Indian-controlled Kashmir, Aug. 29 (Xinhua) -- Militants Friday shot and critically wounded an Indian policeman in Indian-controlled Kashmir, police said.</p> <p>The attack was carried out in the afternoon at Anantnag town, about 55 km south of Srinagar city, the summer capital of Indian- controlled Kashmir.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#cp">Copyright 2014 Xinhua News Agency.</a></p> <p>Xinhua is China's state-run news agency.</p> <p>All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/xinhua-news-agency/140829/policeman-wounded-militant-attack-indian-controlled-kashmir" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Anantnag Jammu and Kashmir Kashmir conflict policeman War Xinhua News Agency Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:15:44 +0000 Xinhua News Agency 6244149 at http://www.globalpost.com Turkey policeman jailed for almost 8 years over protester killing http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140903/turkey-policeman-jailed-almost-8-years-over-protester-killing <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A court in the Turkish capital Ankara on Wednesday jailed a policeman for seven years and nine months after convicting him of shooting dead a protester during 2013 anti-government protests.</p> <p>The trial of policeman Ahmet Sahbaz over the killing in Ankara of 26-yea-old protester Ethem Sarisuluk was seen as a crucial test of the authorities' willingness to prosecute police brutality.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140903/turkey-policeman-jailed-almost-8-years-over-protester-killing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Health Metrics Network policeman AFP Wed, 03 Sep 2014 11:45:21 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6248022 at http://www.globalpost.com