Day: June 14, 2020

Protesters in France Seek Police Overhauls

PARIS—Thousands of folks collected in towns throughout France on Saturday to protest law enforcement brutality and systemic racism, amplifying appeals that have reverberated all over the world given that the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis.

Organizers hoped to make on the momentum of past protests and to push for an overhaul of law enforcement tactics that protesters say have exacerbated tensions between French law enforcement and minorities who populate the country’s blighted banlieues. Demonstrators have drawn a parallel between Mr. Floyd, a black…

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Key Financier of Venezuela’s Maduro Regime Arrested

BOGOTÁ, Colombia—Authorities in the African state of Cape Verde detained a Colombian businessman desired in the U.S. on cash-laundering prices, in a blow for Venezuela’s authoritarian govt, for whom he has develop into an essential deal maker.

Alex Saab Morán, traveling in a non-public jet, was arrested during a refueling prevent on the West African island country en route to Iran, in which U.S. officials imagine the 48-yr-outdated is aiding slice discounts to trade Venezuelan gold for Iranian gasoline and other oil products, according…

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