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Chicago on edge after police shooting video CHICAGO: Racial tensions soared here on Tuesday as officials released a graphic video of a police officer shooting a black teen, shortly after he was charged for the death.Crowds of demonstrators gathered for an organized protest in Chicago, but there were only small scuffles with law enforcement.The dashcam video shows officer Jason Van Dyke open fire 16 times on Laquan McDonald, 17.Shot from an approaching cruiser, it shows McDonald run down the middle of the street towards a cruiser, hitch up his pants and then start to walk away from Van Dyke and his partner. His body then spins and strikes the pavement. McDonald lifts his head, moves an arm and then a cloud from another gunshot rises up from his chest as he lays in a fetal position. He does not move as an officer enters the frame for just long enough to kick a knife away from his ...

Tensions soar as Turkey shoots down Russian plane ANKARA: Turkey shot down a Russian war plane on the Syrian border on Tuesday, sending tensions spiralling as Russian President Vladimir Putin warned Ankara its "stab in the back" would have serious consequences.NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg said the military alliance stood by member Turkey after the incident, but echoed appeals for calm from other world leaders as fears grow of clashes between coalition and Russian planes in the skies over Syria."We stand in solidarity with ...

Gulf braces for austerity as oil income slump bites KUWAIT CITY: Faced with heavy losses from low oil prices, Gulf states have embarked on belt-tightening measures to cut spending and boost non-crude revenues, but analysts warn much more needs to be done.After more than a decade of abundant surpluses thanks to high oil prices, the six Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states are projected to post a combined record shortfall of $180 billion in 2015 and the draught is expected to continue for years. Some ...

New Socialist PM for Portugal after weeks of turmoil LISBON: Socialist leader Antonio Costa was on Tuesday named Portugal's prime minister and tasked with forming a government, more than seven weeks after an inconclusive general election plunged the country into political limbo.His appointment comes after Costa's alliance with Communists, Greens and the Left Bloc toppled an 11-day-old conservative minority government in a dramatic parliamentary vote -- the shortest administration in Portuguese history.Portugal's political saga is being closely watched in Brussels as the country recovers ...

Two guards, three staff among Mali siege hotel dead: CEO BAMAKO: Two armed guards and three employees, all locals, were among the 20 victims of a jihadist attack on a Mali hotel last week, the chief executive of the hotel's owners said Tuesday."We have lost three staff members and two members of our security service," said Wolfgang Neumann, CEO of the Rezidor Hotel Group, which owns the Radisson Blu hotel in Bamako.There had been three armed guards on duty on the morning of the siege, ...

Ban Ki-moon aide to be Argentina's top diplomat BUENOS AIRES: Susana Malcorra, the chief of staff of UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, has been named Argentina's incoming foreign minister, president-elect Mauricio Macri said Tuesday."She is an intelligent, energetic and wise woman. And she will be coming to add her perspective on foreign policy in this new era of change we are beginning," Macri said in a statement.Macri, 56, the favored candidate of big businesses and foreign investors, beat his leftist rival Daniel Scioli by ...


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