Congo policewoman arrested for allegedly shooting a young protester Dec 11, 2019 0 649 12345 Goma: A policewoman in the Democratic Republic of Congo was arrested on Tuesday after allegedly shooting a young protester dead at close range in the eastern city of Goma, police said.The teenaged boy was killed as angry residents staged protests after police prevented them from pursuing thieves who were preying on northern neighbourhoods in the city, a local official added.“I have just arrested the officer who shot the youth at pointblank range. It is a policewoman. We have placed her in the hands of the appropriate authorities,” police chief Jean-Baptiste Bukili told an AFP correspondent.“A young man around 14 years old was killed,” added Gervais Katembo, the local official.He said that residents had torched a police station to protest insecurity in northern Goma neighbourhoods. (AFP) RELATED ARTICLES Turkey ready to send troops to back Libya unity govt Dec 11, 2019 0 595 President al Assad accuses Europe for Syria’s instability Dec 11, 2019 0 921 HK leader rules out protest concessions ahead of Beijing visit Dec 11, 2019 0 545 ETHIOPIAN PM ABIY RECEIVes NOBEL PEACE PRIZE Oslo, Dec 10, 2019 (AFP) -Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed collected the Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo on Tuesday, appealing for unity as ethnic violence flares in his country and reconciliation efforts with .. 2 soldiers, 1 policeman executed by IS group in northeast Nigeria Kano: Jihadists in northeast Nigeria have released a video showing the execution of two soldiers and a policeman, posted online late on Monday by the Islamic State group (IS) propaganda agency Amaq. The video, dated .. Nine killed and three missing as Cyclone Belna hits Madagascar Antananarivo: Nine people are dead and three others missing after Cyclone Belna made landfall in north-western Madagascar, an official said on Tuesday. Elack Andriakaja, the head of the island state’s disaster .. Two former Algerian prime ministers convicted in corruption case AlgierS: An Algerian court on Tuesday convicted two former Algerian prime ministers and other senior officials to prison in a corruption case. Ahmed Ouyahia was sentenced to 15 years and Abdelmalek Sellal to 12 years in .. Home-made bombs meant to “kill and maim” defused in Hong Kong Hong KONG: Two highly explosive home-made bombs were found and successfully defused by Hong Kong’s Bomb Disposal Unit on Monday night at Hua Yan College on Hong Kong Island, police said on Tuesday. Police are ..