Brazil police carry out raids against suspects in Brasilia riots

Protesters, supporters of Brazil's former president Jair Bolsonaro, sit in front of police inside Planalto Palace after storming it, in Brasilia, Brazil, Jan 8, 2023. (ERALDO PERES / AP) BRASILIA — Brazil's federal police on Friday carried out raids against people suspected of involvement in the Jan 8 storming of government buildings by supporters of […]

Report reveals sexual abuse of female inmates in US federal prisons

Inmates sew protective masks at Las Colinas Women's Detention Facility in Santee, California, on April 22, 2020. (SANDY HUFFAKER / AFP) WASHINGTON – The US Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations released a report on Tuesday to reveal sexual abuse of female inmates in federal prisons. The report uncovered that Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) employees […]

Police: Italian mafia kingpin captured in Argentina

Police escort Carmine Alfonso Maiorano after he was detained in Guernica, Argentina, in this undated handout image provided by Argentina's Federal Police Oct 31, 2022. (PHOTO / POLICIA FEDERAL ARGENTINA / HANDOUT VIA REUTERS) BUENOS AIRES – Argentina's federal police arrested a top Italian mobster on the outskirts of Buenos Aires, the security agency said […]

Putin orders measures to protect Crimea-related facilities

Russian President Vladimir Putin meets with leaders of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) member states at the Konstantin Palace presidential residence in Strelna, outside Saint Petersburg, on Oct 7, 2022. (ALEXEY DANICHEV / SPUTNIK / AFP) MOSCOW – Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree on Saturday to strengthen measures for protecting transport crossing […]