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Guatemala mayor arrested over mudslide that killed 280

Guatemala City - A mayor of a Guatemalan village was arrested Thursday for allegedly ignoring warnings ahead of a mudslide that engulfed a community in 2015, killing 280 people.

Iran rounds up 450 social network users

Tehran - Iran has "arrested or summoned" around 450 social media users over their online activities, a website linked to the powerful Revolutionary Guards said on Tuesday.

German police arrest Muslim convert over bomb plot scare

Berlin - German police on Wednesday arrested a 27-year-old convert to Islam on fears he was planning a bomb attack, but later said they found no evidence to back the suspicion."The suspicion has not been confirmed," a police spokesman said.

German police arrest Munich gunman's 'weapons supplier'

Berlin - German police Tuesday arrested a man believed to have supplied a gun and bullets used by a teenage gunman to kill nine people in a rampage at a Munich shopping centre, prosecutors said.

Venezuela jails soldiers for smuggling drugs to France

Caracas - A Venezuelan court sentenced three soldiers and seven civilians to two decades in prison for shipping more than a ton of cocaine to France, officials said Tuesday.The three airport customs officers were arrested after 1.

Iran arrests dual national over UK 'spy links'

Tehran - Iran has arrested a British-Iranian on suspicion of links to the UK intelligence service, the Tehran prosecutor told Iranian media on Tuesday.

French court charges man over priest murder

Paris - A French court on Friday charged and remanded in custody a 21-year-old man arrested in connection with the jihadist murder of a priest in a Normandy church last month, a judicial source said.

Second man arrested over French priest's murder

Paris - Police in southwest France arrested a 21-year-old man in connection with the jihadist killing of a priest in a Normandy church last month, judicial sources said Wednesday.

Germany arrests IS suspect, cites Bundesliga threat

Berlin - German special forces have arrested a Syrian suspected of being a member of the Islamic State group, local authorities said Tuesday, citing a threat to the opening game of the upcoming Bundesliga football championships.

Syria-bound relative of Charlie Hebdo killer arrested

Paris - A relative of one of the jihadist killers of journalists at French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo has been arrested in Turkey on his way to Syria, a judicial source said Sunday.

German national held in Turkey coup crackdown

Berlin - A German national has been detained in Turkey as part of the country's crackdown on suspected supporters of Fethullah Gulen in the wake of last month's failed coup, Berlin confirmed Friday.

Head of top Argentine rights group faces arrest

Buenos Aires - An Argentine judge issued an arrest warrant Thursday for the head of the acclaimed human rights group Mothers of the Plaza de Mayo, which is caught up in a politically messy corruption case.

Ranger dies in Spain blaze after German lights toilet paper

Santa Cruz De La Palma - A park ranger died while fighting a blaze in the Canary Islands allegedly sparked by a German man who set fire to toilet paper after defecating in the woods, authorities said Thursday.

Man arrested on suspicion of murder in London stabbings

London - A 19-year-old man detained by police at the scene of a stabbing spree in London has been arrested on suspicion of murder, police said Thursday.

US capital transit policeman arrested on terror charge

Washington - A police officer for the US capital city's metro system was arrested Wednesday on charges that he tried to provide material support to the Islamic State jihadist group, prosecutors said.

Germans held in Spain as flashmob sparks terror alert

Barcelona - Five young German women were arrested after a flashmob stunt at a Spanish resort went wrong and sparked a terror alert, police said Wednesday.

Dutch woman who fled IS arrested on return home

Den Haag - A young woman who returned home to the Netherlands with her two children after fleeing Syria has been arrested on suspicion of links to the jihadist Islamic State group, officials said Tuesday.

Pro-refugee activists cleared of disrupting Greek mass

Thessalon - A Greek court on Monday released 26 anarchists who had disrupted a Sunday Orthodox church service to protest against refugee evictions, a judicial source said.

Syrian asylum seeker held over French church attack: Source close to probe

Paris - A Syrian refugee staying at a French centre for asylum seekers has been taken in for questioning in connection with a deadly jihadist attack on a church, a source close to the probe said Friday.

Zimbabwe war veterans' spokesman arrested after Mugabe rebuke

Harare - Police have arrested a senior official from Zimbabwe's war veterans' association after it accused President Robert Mugabe of "dictatorial" behaviour in a shock rupture with the 92-year-old leader, lawyers said Thursday.

Mali arrests senior jihadist blamed for military base attack

Bamako - Malian special forces arrested a senior figure from the Ansar Dine jihadist group close to a central military base where he is accused of planning an attack that killed 17 soldiers.

Bangladesh arrests two more over boy's brutal killing

Dhaka - Bangladesh police said Tuesday they had arrested two more textile workers over the death of a nine-year-old boy who was tortured, apparently as punishment for breaking factory rules.

Bangladesh arrests two more over boy's brutal killing

Dhaka - Bangladesh police said Tuesday they had arrested two more textile workers over the death of a nine-year-old boy who was tortured, apparently as punishment for breaking factory rules.

Two more arrests in connection with Bastille Day attack

Paris - French police have arrested two men in connection with the Bastille Day massacre in Nice which left 84 people dead, a source close to the investigation said Tuesday.

Teenage friend of Munich gunman arrested: Police

Munich - German police said on Sunday they had arrested a 16-year-old Afghan friend of the gunman who killed nine people in a rampage at a shopping centre in Munich.

Bangladesh arrests top Islamist extremist

Dhaka - Bangladesh's elite security force said Thursday it had arrested a top regional head of the homegrown Islamist extremist group blamed for an attack on a Dhaka cafe in which 20 hostages were murdered.

Zimbabwe protest leader arrested on eve of scheduled strike

Harare - Popular Zimbabwean pastor Evan Mawarire, one of the organisers of the largest protests in years against President Robert Mugabe, was arrested Tuesday and charged with inciting public violence, his lawyer said.

19 people arrested over Saudi attacks including Medina: ministry 

Riyadh - Nineteen people, including 12 Pakistani nationals, have been arrested in Saudi Arabia following suicide attacks on Monday, including one near Islam's second-holiest site in the city of Medina, the kingdom's Interior Ministry said on Thursday.

US student died 'after brawl with homeless man' in Rome

Rome - Italian police arrested a homeless man Tuesday over the death of an American student whose body was pulled from the Tiber River in Rome.

Whistleblower sparks Italy migrant smuggler dragnet

Rome - An Eritrean whistleblower has enabled Italian authorities to arrest a slew of people smugglers in a nationwide dragnet, police said Monday.
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Edward Canahan  second detainee released  speaking to the media.
Edward Canahan, second detainee released, speaking to the media.
Melissa Miller arrested for speeding.
Melissa Miller arrested for speeding.
St. Lucie Sheriff Department
Police arrested 12 drug traffickers in Tarragona  Spain and seized equipment and chemicals.
Police arrested 12 drug traffickers in Tarragona, Spain and seized equipment and chemicals.
National Police
Police blocking protesters from walking on the road.
Police blocking protesters from walking on the road.
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Undated photo obtained on May 21, 2015 courtesy of the Washington, DC Metropolitan Police Department shows suspect Daron Dylon Wint.
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Shaun White was arrested in Nashville TN after being charged with vandalism and public intoxication.
Shaun White was arrested in Nashville TN after being charged with vandalism and public intoxication.
Metro Nashville Police Department
A man was spotted pacing around the roof of Parliament
A man was spotted pacing around the roof of Parliament
EPA via Daily Mail
Andrew Auernheimer  24  hacker in AT&T-iPad security situation was arrested by police.
Andrew Auernheimer, 24, hacker in AT&T-iPad security situation was arrested by police.
Washington County Sheriff's Office
Britain First have launched a manhunt for anti-British Muslim extremist Anjem Choudary and intend to...
Britain First have launched a manhunt for anti-British Muslim extremist Anjem Choudary and intend to make a citizen's arrest.
Britain First
Mallorca s German Hells Angels raided by Spanish police on July 23  2013.
Mallorca's German Hells Angels raided by Spanish police on July 23, 2013.
YouTube
26-year-old Briana Buchanan
26-year-old Briana Buchanan
Volusia Co. Sheriff's Office
Police blocking protesters from walking on the road.
Police blocking protesters from walking on the road.
Donna Anne Progan was murdered in 1981. A suspect was arrested for her murder today in Toronto.
Donna Anne Progan was murdered in 1981. A suspect was arrested for her murder today in Toronto.
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Spanish police arrested one of the UK s  Most Wanted  - Mark Alan Lilley - on Saturday July 6  2013
Spanish police arrested one of the UK's "Most Wanted" - Mark Alan Lilley - on Saturday July 6, 2013
Policia Nacional
Two cars were damaged when National Police stopped fake police from robbing a jeweler in Madrid.
Two cars were damaged when National Police stopped fake police from robbing a jeweler in Madrid.
National Police
Ugandan police take two Monitor journalists to court. (Isaac Kasamani/Monitor)
Ugandan police take two Monitor journalists to court. (Isaac Kasamani/Monitor)
Uganda Monitor
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Angelina Jolie portrays the falsely arrested Evelyn Salt in 'Salt'
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Michael Carr being placed in an unmarked vehicle.
Michael Carr being placed in an unmarked vehicle.
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FBI unit vehicle.
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