Ohio officer found not guilty in fatal shooting of two unarmed suspects

A Cleveland police officer was found not guilty on Saturday in the shooting deaths of an unarmed black man and a woman after a high-speed car chase in 2012, one in a series of cases that have raised questions over police conduct and race relations in the United States.

Dutch immigrant kids take to street demanding `white` classmates

Faced with an increasingly segregated education system, Dutch immigrant children have taken to the streets of their ethnically mixed Amsterdam neighbourhood seeking "white" pupils to attend their schools and help their integration.

No charges for white cop who killed black teen in Illinois: Prosecutor

A prosecutor says he won't charge a white northeastern Illinois police officer in the fatal shooting a 17-year-old black boy last month.

Rajya Sabha members find term 'black money' racist, want it changed

 It may have something to do with the taint it carries, but bitter rivals Trinamool Congress and CPI(M) want the term 'black money' changed because of the hint of 'racism' in the expression.

Ethiopian Jews hold fresh protest in Israel

Hundreds of Israeli Ethiopian Jews joined activists in the northern coastal city of Haifa on Tuesday to protest against alleged racism, a police spokeswoman said.

Kumar Sangakkara slams 'rude' UK immigration officer for racism at London airport
Kumar Sangakkara slams 'rude' UK immigration officer for racism at London airport

Sri Lankan legend Kumar Sangakkara on Monday expressed displeasure over an incident where he was subjected to ‘rude behaviour’ by a British immigration officer at a London airport on Saturday.

South Africa strike season looms after attacks on migrant workers

South Africa`s annual season of labour strikes often turns violent, but a recent wave of deadly xenophobic attacks has heightened fears that this year`s protests could fuel further aggression towards migrant workers.

US rights record in UN spotlight

 The United Nations will on Monday review the US rights record, with police brutality and racism, mass surveillance and the legacy of the "war on terror" in the spotlight.

US opens federal civil rights probe of Baltimore police

The US Department of Justice launched a federal civil rights investigation Friday into whether police in Baltimore have systematically engaged in discriminatory actions, after the death of an African-American man in police custody.

Baltimore police say man's gun discharged during arrest, no injuries

Baltimore police denied a media report on Monday they had shot a black man while trying to take him into custody, saying the man`s firearm went off accidentally while officers were arresting him and that no one was injured.

'Django Unchained' actress to apologize to police

An actress who accused Los Angeles police of mistreating her due to her race during an arrest last year pleaded no contest to disturbing the peace over the incident on Monday and was ordered to write an apology letter to the officers, officials said.

Israel pledges action on grievances of Ethiopian Jews

Israel on Monday pledged to crack down on racism and discrimination against Ethiopian Jews as officials sought to ease tensions after a series of angry protests over police brutality.

Mounted police charge Ethiopian-Israeli anti-racism protesters

Police on horseback charged hundreds of ethnic Ethiopian citizens in central Tel Aviv on Sunday as an anti-racism protest descended into one of the most violent demonstrations in Israel`s commercial capital in years. 

Baltimore braced for massive protests over Freddie Gray death

Thousands of people were set to hit the Baltimore streets in fresh large-scale demonstrations on Saturday, a day after six police officers were charged over the death of an African-American man in their custody.

Baltimore police enforce third night of curfew

Baltimore police have enforced a curfew for a third night, as new reports emerged over how the black man at the center of the latest US racial unrest sustained fatal injuries while in police custody.

Funeral planned for black man hurt in police custody

Violent protests in Baltimore yielded to calm Sunday, as mourners readied a funeral wake for Freddie Gray, an African American man who died of injuries sustained while in police custody.

Johannesburg marchers condemn attacks on immigrants

Several thousand demonstrators marched through central Johannesburg on Thursday to protest against a spate of deadly attacks on immigrants, after further raids by the authorities on suspected gang hideouts.

California horseback beating victim gets $650,000 payout

US local authorities have agreed to pay $650,000 to a man beaten by police in a violent arrest caught on video following a horseback chase, officials said Tuesday.

US officers suspended after latest death of black man in custody

 Several Baltimore police officers have been suspended after an African American man died of spinal cord injuries in police custody, police said Monday, pledging to thoroughly investigate the incident. 

French PM launches action plan against `unbearable` racism

France`s prime minister announced Friday the government would pour 100 million euros into a major anti-racism and anti-Semitism action plan devised in the aftermath of the deadly Paris jihadist attacks.