Even though the New York mayor has lost the trust of some cops, their actions weren't "appropriate," the NYPD commissioner Bill Bratton said.
Pope Francis used his annual Christmas address to deliver a denunciation to the gathered cardinals, bishops and priests.
The move comes days after Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif lifted a six-year moratorium on the death penalty in terrorism-related cases.
NYPD Chief of Detectives Robert Boyce said Ismaaiyl Brinsley spoke to two people on the street moments before he shot dead two police officers.
A theory behind the latest move suggests that the U.S. government may be looking to create a network of agents in its Russian embassy.
Amirah Droudis, wife of the man who held a Sydney cafe hostage last week, was charged with the murder of his former wife.
China’s diplomatic maneuver is viewed as unsurprising given the country's historic friendship with North Korea.