Japan’s anti-terror units better equipped

Anti-terrorism police units in Japan will receive more sophisticated equipment following the deadly attacks in Paris. The National Police Agency has decided anti-firearms squads stationed in major cities should be equipped with bullet-proof vehicles and automatic rifles. Agency officials say the automatic rifles have a longer range than the submachine guns currently in use. The…

Kosovo opposition releases tear gas in parliament

Smoke fills the auditorium of the Kosovo assembly after opposition lawmakers released tear gas canisters disrupting a parliamentary session in Kosovo capital Pristina on Monday Dec. 14, 2015. Opposition lawmakers have released tear gas in Kosovo’s parliament in their latest attempt to pressure the government into renouncing deals with Serbia and Montenegro. Clouds of smoke…