Memphis disbands police unit in fatal beating; more protests expected

The specialized police unit that included least some of the Memphis officers involved in the fatal beating of Tyre Nichols was disbanded on Saturday, the police department announced, as more protests were planned in U.S. cities a day after harrowing video of the attack was released.

Russia accuses Ukraine of strike on hospital

Russia accused the Ukrainian military of deliberately striking a hospital in a Russian-held area of eastern Ukraine on Saturday in what it said was a war crime that killed 14 people and wounded 24 patients and medical staff.

China aims to boost consumption

China’s cabinet said on Saturday it would promote a consumption recovery as the major driver of the economy and boost imports, state broadcaster CCTV reported, at a time of cooling global demand as major economies teeter on the brink of recession.

Ex-general wins Czech president election

Petr Pavel, a retired Czech army chief, has held an unbeatable lead over former prime minister Andrej Babis after most voting districts were counted.

US prosecutors ‘sandbagged Bankman-Fried’

Lawyers for Sam Bankman-Fried have asked a judge to remove a bail condition preventing him from accessing FTX, Alameda or cryptocurrency assets.

Talks underway on missiles, jets: Ukraine

An aide to Ukraine’s president says talks are underway on allies providing military aircraft while Russia says a Ukrainian strike on a hospital has killed 14.

India expects more clashes with Chinese troops in Himalayas

A security assessment by Indian police in the Himalayan region of Ladakh says there could be more clashes between Indian and Chinese troops along their contested frontier there as Beijing ramps up military infrastructure in the region.