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A police commissioner was killed in clashes in northern Togo between police and demonstrators who were protesting against plans to relocate them from a nature reserve that they had settled in, security sources said Friday. Police fired tear gas at hundreds of demonstrators throwing rocks in Thursday's violence. "In the exchange between rocks being thrown and blasts of tear gas, a police commissioner died," the security ministry said in a statement.
By Elizabeth Piper LONDON (Reuters) - In the 1970s, a trio of socialists joined a battle to steer Britain's Labour Party to the left. Almost 40 years on, the same three men, led by new party chief Jeremy Corbyn, are closer than ever to their goal of pushing the opposition party to the hard left. Two months after 66-year-old Corbyn was elected leader on a wave of enthusiasm for change, some Labour lawmakers closer to the center are rebelling openly over his stand on vexed questions such as how to tackle terrorism and whether Britain should bomb Syria.