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Fugitive Croatian mogul Todoric arrested in London

London - Fugitive Croatian business mogul Ivica Todoric was arrested in London on Tuesday on a European warrant, suspected of falsifying accounts to hide his crisis-hit company's huge debts.

Israel arrests Golan Druze over Syria attack rally

Jerusalem - Police arrested seven Druze residents of the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights on Tuesday on suspicion of rioting in support for fellow Druze under jihadist attack on the Syrian-controlled side of the armistice line.

Saudi royal purge: Crown prince's high-stakes gambit

Riyadh - With his sweeping royal purge, Saudi Arabia's future king has upended a decades-old system of governance adopted by previous rulers in what analysts describe as a bold but risky power play.

Saudi Arabia in sweeping purge as prince cements power

Riyadh - Saudi Arabia pursued a sweeping purge of the kingdom's upper ranks on Sunday, saying it would freeze the accounts of dozens of princes, ministers and a tycoon arrested as the crown prince cements his hold on power.

Saudi princes, ex-ministers arrested in anti-graft purge: report

Riyadh - Saudi Arabia arrested 10 princes and dozens of former government ministers on Saturday, reports said, in a major purge immediately after an anti-corruption commission was established.

Saudi Arabia arrests princes, ex-ministers: report

Riyadh - Saudi Arabia's newly formed anti-corruption commission arrested 10 princes and dozens of former government ministers on Saturday, Saudi-owned Al Arabiya television reported, citing unnamed sources.

Libya armed group detains Comic Con organisers for 'attack on morals'

Tripoli - A Libyan armed group said Saturday it had closed a comic book convention in Tripoli and detained the organisers for an "attack on morals and modesty" in the strife-ridden country.

Turkish rights activist arrested over 2016 coup attempt

Ankara - A Turkish court on Wednesday placed prominent businessman and civil society activist Osman Kavala under arrest on suspicion of links to last year's failed coup, state media reported.

German police arrest Syrian suspected of preparing 'serious' attack

Berlin - German police on Tuesday arrested a Syrian man suspected of preparing a terror attack using powerful explosives, prosecutors said, almost one year after a deadly jihadist truck rampage at a Berlin Christmas Market.The man, identified only as Yamen A.

German police arrest Syrian suspected of preparing terror attack

Berlin - German police Tuesday arrested a 19-year-old Syrian man suspected of preparing an Islamist terror attack in the country using powerful explosives, prosecutors said.The man, identified only as Yamen A.

Russia denies vote interference after ex-Trump aides charged

Washington - Moscow insisted Tuesday there is no evidence it interfered in the 2016 US presidential election, after three aides to Donald Trump's campaign were charged as part of an investigation into Russian efforts to influence the vote.

Trump ex-campaign Manafort reports to FBI in in Russia probe

Washington - US President Donald Trump's former campaign chief Paul Manafort reported to the FBI Monday amid reports charges have been filed stemming from the US probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 US presidential election.

Iran blocks 'illegal' rally at ancient king's tomb

Tehran - Iranian authorities on Sunday prevented an "illegal gathering" at the tomb of ancient Persian king Cyrus the Great and arrested a number of suspects, local media reported.

Turkey arrests alleged IS members ahead of national holiday

Ankara - Turkey arrested over 50 alleged members of the Islamic State group on Saturday, some of whom were suspected of planning an attack on Turkey's national holiday on Sunday, the state-run Anadolu news agency reported.

Greece arrests suspect over letter bomb attacks

Atenas - Greek police said they arrested a suspect Saturday over a series of letter bomb attacks targeting the country's creditors, one of which injured former prime minister Lucas Papademos earlier this year.

Bahrain temporarily frees female activist: rights groups

Dibai - Bahrain has temporarily freed a female activist who has accused her government of torture in detention, rights groups said Monday.

Suspected IS recruiter arrested in Saint Petersburg

Sanktpeterburg - A suspected Islamic State recruiter has been arrested in the Russian city of Saint Petersburg, officials said Friday.

Uproar as Turkey detains top civil society figure

Istanbul - Turkish police have detained businessman and leading civil society activist Osman Kavala, reports and his lawyer said Thursday, raising fresh alarm over freedom of expression under President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Uproar as Turkey detains top civil society figure

Istanbul - Turkish police have detained a businessman who is one of the country's leading civil society figures, reports and his lawyer said Thursday, raising fresh alarm over freedom of expression under President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Europe watchdog questions Azerbaijan over fears of LGBT crackdown

Bakou - A European rights watchdog on Monday expressed concern over a wave of arrests in Azerbaijan last month of people who made "offers of sexual services" that human rights groups say targets the Muslim country's gay community.

Brussels attacks suspect 'sold acid to bomber'

Brussels - A man charged this week over the 2016 Brussels terror attacks is suspected of selling powerful acid used to make explosives to one of the three suicide bombers, a source told AFP on Thursday.

Russian police detain 66 anti-Putin protesters: monitors

Sanktpeterburg - Russian police on Saturday violently broke up an opposition rally in Saint Petersburg and detained more than 60 people protesting against President Vladimir Putin on his birthday, a monitoring group said.

Russian opposition leader Navalny detained, faces month in jail

Moscow - Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who aims to unseat Vladimir Putin in presidential elections next year, was detained by police ahead of a rally on Friday and could face up to a month in jail.

Russian opposition leader Navalny detained in Moscow

Moscow - Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny said he was detained by police on Friday as he left his home in Moscow, hours before he was to hold a banned rally."They have detained me in my building's entrance hall.

Zimbabwean pastor arrested in church over video post

Harare - Zimbabwean activist pastor Evan Mawarire was on Sunday arrested during a church service after he posted a video bemoaning the country's worsening economic troubles, his lawyer said.

Spanish police arrest man over Barcelona attacks

Madrid - Spanish police have arrested a Moroccan man suspected of cooperating with a cell behind attacks that killed 16 people in Barcelona and another seaside resort last month, the interior ministry said Friday.

Spain, Morocco bust terror cell preparing 'large-scale' attacks

Madrid - Police in Spain and Morocco have arrested six members of a suspected terror cell who were preparing "large-scale attacks", officials in both countries said Wednesday.

Turkish foreign minister defiant over arrested Germans

Ankara - Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on Saturday dismissed Berlin's angry reaction to the arrest of German citizens in Turkey, local media reported, a row which is worsening the nations' already fraying ties.

Merkel warns Turkey after two more German citizens detained

Berlin - Two more German citizens have been arrested in Turkey "for political reasons", Berlin said Friday, as Chancellor Angela Merkel warned Ankara that Germany could reexamine its policies following the latest Turkish action.

Second man arrested after Buckingham Palace sword attack

London - British police investigating Friday's sword attack outside Buckingham Palace in London arrested a second man on Sunday, as the world-famous Notting Hill Carnival kicked off under increased security measures.
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National police rescued an 8-year-old child whose mother had been forced into prostitution.
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Two cars were damaged when National Police stopped fake police from robbing a jeweler in Madrid.
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