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    UK police set up dog DNA database

    | Updated at 09:34pm on June 23, 2021

    Dog theft was the scourge of the coronavirus lockdown across Britain. Now a police force is doing something about it -- by setting up a...

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    Celeb-targeting cat burglar suspects go on trial in Paris

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 09:28pm on June 23, 2021

    A gang of cat burglars accused of scaling buildings to steal millions in jewellery, fashion items and other valuables from the rich and famous, including...

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    Sydney residents banned from leaving city as Covid cluster grows

    Agence France-Presse . Sydney, Australia | Updated at 08:43pm on June 23, 2021

    The residents of Sydney were largely banned from leaving the city Wednesday as Australian authorities rushed to stop a growing outbreak of the highly contagious...

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    Ancient sculptures prompt Germany to reckon with colonial past

    Agence France-Presse . Berlin, Germany | Updated at 08:05pm on June 23, 2021

    With their wide eyes, intricate head coverings and elaborate armour, the Benin bronzes are among the most prized possessions of Berlin's Ethnological Museum. But the...

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    11 cops killed in Burkina Faso ambush: minister

    Agence France-Presse . Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso | Updated at 08:38pm on June 23, 2021

    11 policemen have been killed in an ambush by suspected jihadists in northern Burkina Faso, and four more officers are missing, the government said Tuesday....

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    US seizes two Iranian state news websites

    Agence France-Presse. Washington, United States | Updated at 04:40am on June 23, 2021

    US law enforcement seized the websites of two Iranian state-controlled news groups, Press TV and Al-Alam, and of the Al-Masirah TV channel of Yemen's Huthis, statements posted on the websites showed Tuesday.

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    Ex-policeman Adams ahead as New York votes for new mayor

    Agence France-Presse . New York, United States | Updated at 08:15pm on June 23, 2021

    Former policeman Eric Adams took the early lead in a New York City primary Tuesday that will all but certainly select the next mayor tasked...

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    Hong Kong pro-democracy newspaper Apple Daily confirms closure

    Agence France-Presse . Hong Kong, China | Updated at 04:34pm on June 23, 2021

    Hong Kong pro-democracy newspaper Apple Daily announced Wednesday it was printing its final edition after authorities froze its assets using a sweeping new national security...