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Lawsuit filed against police in elderly assault case weak: Batra

The lawsuit filed against two US police officials for assaulting Sureshbhai Patel leaving him partially paralysed is weak and might not be able to get full justice to him, an eminent Indian-American attorney has said.

I'm no racist, whites welcome, says South Africa's Zuma

South African President Jacob Zuma today denied that he was a racist and assured white people that they should not fear being "chased" out of Nelson Mandela's "Rainbow Nation".

"They picked on me because of my skin colour": Paris racism victim
"They picked on me because of my skin colour": Paris racism victim

The victim of a racist incident involving Chelsea football fans in the Paris metro did not know the incident had been filmed and widely broadcast and will now lodge an official complaint with police, he told French daily Le Parisien.

Authorities probe `racist` Chelsea fans video
Authorities probe `racist` Chelsea fans video

French prosecutors and British police on Wednesday pledged to investigate footage of self-proclaimed "racist" Chelsea supporters preventing a black man from boarding a Paris subway train.

Racism is distraction to humanity: Kanye West
Racism is distraction to humanity: Kanye West

Rapper Kanye West feels that focusing on racism is a “distraction to humanity".

US at crossroads on race relations, policing: FBI director

The United States is at a crossroads on matters of race relations and law enforcement, presenting "hard truths" that its citizens and police must confront, FBI Director James Comey said.

Leeds United defender Bellusci cleared in Norwich racism row
Leeds United defender Bellusci cleared in Norwich racism row

Leeds United defender Giuseppe Bellusci has had a misconduct charge for allegedly racially abusing Norwich City striker Cameron Jerome found not proven by an Independent Regulatory Commission, the Football Association said on Friday.

France takes battle against radical Islam into schools

France announced new measures on Thursday aimed at helping schools combat radical Islam, racism and anti-Semitism in reaction to deadly Islamist attacks two weeks ago.

Naya Rivera says 'showering everyday is a white people thing'

 Naya Rivera recently shocked the audience of ' The View' by saying that showering daily or more is a "white people thing".

Jay-Z credits rap music for breaking barriers between races
Jay-Z credits rap music for breaking barriers between races

Jay-Z has given credit to hip-hop music for breaking down the barriers between races and believes it's harder for parents to teach racism if they look upto black rappers like Snoop Dogg.

Outrage as French mayor refuses burial of Roma baby

The mayor of a Paris suburb was accused of racism following his refusal to allow a Roma baby to be buried in the municipal cemetery.

MoS Home Kiren Rijiju lauds Delhi Police
MoS Home Kiren Rijiju lauds Delhi Police

Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju on Tuesday lauded the efforts and strategies of Delhi Police to deal with challenges, and added that the achievements of the men in uniform should be projected proportionately.

Thousands gather for slain New York police officer's funeral

Tens of thousands of police and other mourners filled a New York City church and surrounding streets for the funeral on Saturday of one of two police officers ambushed by a gunman who said he was avenging the killing of unarmed black men by police.

Arrests in protest over police shooting of black teen in Berkeley, Missouri

Between six and eight protesters were arrested in Berkeley, Missouri, on Wednesday following the fatal shooting of a black teenager by a white officer, US news reports said.

500 Christmas gift baskets for children; other side of controversial Luis Suarez
500 Christmas gift baskets for children; other side of controversial Luis Suarez

Luis Suarez is not all about biting, diving and racism charges. On the eve of Christmas, the Barcelona star showed his humane side by sending gift baskets for children and families at a hospital in Uruguay.

Americans increasingly say race is nation's key issue: Survey

For the first time in over two decades, the percentage of Americans naming "race relations" or "racism" as the key problem facing the nation has climbed dramatically to 13 per cent, according to a new Gallup poll.

Obamas recall their encounters with racism

 The US President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle Obama have opened up about their encounters with racism.

Venezuelan leader says racism in US worse under Obama

Racism in the United States appears to have worsened during the administration of its first black leader, Venezuela`s President Nicolas Maduro said on Saturday.

FIFA to 'intensify' efforts to counter racism
FIFA to 'intensify' efforts to counter racism

FIFA has admitted that it would be using the next World Cup to display FIFA's zero-tolerance policy against any form of discrimination, in view of receiving widespread criticism of its lackluster efforts in Brazil.

UN watchdog slams police shootings of blacks in US

A UN watchdog on Friday slammed police shootings of blacks in the United States, days after a decision not to prosecute a white officer who shot and killed an unarmed black teen sparked nationwide protests.