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  • Six Baltimore police officers charged over Gray’s death

    BALTIMORE: Six Baltimore police officers were charged on Friday over the death of a 25-year-old African-American from injuries sustained while in custody, in a surprise announcement after days of riots and protests in the US city...

    Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said five of the six had been taken in custody...

  • Protesters turn violent in Baltimore

    BALTIMORE: Thousands of people marched peacefully through downtown Baltimore on Saturday to protest the unexplained death of a black man in police custody but pockets of violence erupted when a small group smashed windows and threw bottles at officers...

  • Baltimore in joy after framing of charges against cops over Gray death

    BALTIMORE: Thousands of people protested in Baltimore in fresh demonstrations on Saturday, a day after six police officers were charged over the death of an African-American man in their custody...

    In contrast to the violence and looting that flared after Freddie Gray’s funeral on Monday, there was a festive atmosphere in Baltimore, as demonstrators — white and black — gathered at City Hall, the focal point of rallies in recent...

  • Police targeted, stores looted in Baltimore riots

    BALTIMORE: Rioters looted stores and pelted police with rocks in Baltimore on Monday after the funeral of an African American man whose death in custody has reignited outrage over US police conduct towards blacks...

    They have broken bones, one is unresponsive,” Baltimore police spokesman Captain Eric Kowalczyk told reporters...

  • Baltimore mayor lifts curfew after six days of riots

    BALTIMORE: Baltimore’s mayor on Sunday lifted a curfew that was imposed across the East Coast city following widespread riots, as thousands of National Guard troops began withdrawing from the scarred metropolis...

    Know morning: Trust in police runs low among Baltimore’s blacks“I believe we have reached that point today...

  • Obama calls for racial harmony as Baltimore burns

    WASHINGTON: US President Barack Obama urged his nation on Tuesday to do some “soul searching” over racial violence as authorities imposed a weeklong night curfew in Baltimore after a night of riots, burning and looting...

    Also read: Police targeted, stores looted in Baltimore riotsBut he also condemned all-night rioting and looting, which undermined peaceful protesters making “legitimate” complaints about problems in Baltimore...

  • Trust in police runs low among Baltimore’s blacks

    BALTIMORE: Pierre Estep was 16 when, he says, a Baltimore police officer put a gun to his face and taught him a lesson about respect for the law...

    “He said, ‘I’ll mess around and take your freedom — or I might mess around and take your life’,” the 56-year-old Baltimore native told AFP...

  • Thousands protest in Baltimore against custodial death of black man

    BALTIMORE: Thousands of protesters took to the streets to demand answers in the case of Freddie Gray, the largest rally since the 25-year-old black man died in police custody...

    Tanya Peacher, a 36-year-old Baltimore resident, said she'd never attended a protest in the city before, but watching a video of Gray's arrest motivated her...

  • Outrage as Trump brands mostly-black Baltimore 'infested mess'

    US President Donald Trump was hit with new accusations of racism on Saturday after he attacked a prominent African-American lawmaker and branded the majority black city of Baltimore an "infested mess"...

    Trump's outburst came in a series of sharply worded tweets aimed at Democratic Representative Elijah Cummings — a high-profile critic of Trump's administration whose district covers much of Baltimore...

  • ‘Lums seminar’ on Balochistan held in Islamabad

    ISLAMABAD: “There were dead bodies found in Balochistan with Pakistan Zindabad carved into their skins,” Mir Mohammad Ali Talpur said on Saturday, at a seminar which had to be relocated to a different city for it to be held...

    While it was finally held at Kuch Khaas in Islamabad on Saturday, M...

  • Four ‘target killers’ from Karachi held in Islamabad

    ISLAMABAD: Four men allegedly involved in incidents of target killings in Karachi and robberies in the federal capital have been arrested here, Dawn has learnt through reliable sources...

    Know more: Contract killers to be arrested in next phase of Karachi operationThe arrests were made during an investigation into some incidents of robbery in Islamabad, most of them taking place outside banks and involving people who had drawn cash...

  • Moral brigade active in Islamabad again

    ISLAMABAD: Are they back – the moral brigades that blackened the faces of women on advertisement boards in 2007?At least that is what people feared when they found bared arms and faces of models on billboards defaced in Super Market during Eid shopping spree...

    “Islamabad has no culture of hooliganism...

  • Islamabad’s traders refuse to close shop early

    ISLAMABAD: Terming the government’s decision to close markets early ‘illogical’, the traders of the federal capital announced on Sunday that they would not comply...

    Addressing a press conference here at the National Press Club, representatives of the traders union and Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) announced that markets and shops will remain open late into the night, as government’s decision, in its current form,...

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