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Fugitive rabbi can be extradited to Israel: Dutch supreme court

Den Haag - The Dutch Supreme Court on Tuesday authorised the extradition of the leader of a Jewish Hasidic sect wanted in Israel for alleged indecent assault of women and girls.

Police arrest Sean 'P Diddy' Combs for assaulting son's coach

The fight between Sean “P Diddy” Combs and UCLA strength coach Sal Alosi, which resulted in Diddy’s arrest for felony assault, gets stranger the more details leak out about it.

Peshawar bomb suspect detained in Italy

Rome - A Pakistani accused of organising a 2009 bomb attack on a Peshawar market that killed more than 130 people, has been detained in Italy, police said Friday.

Germany frees Al-Jazeera journalist sought by Egypt

Berlin - German authorities Monday released Al-Jazeera journalist Ahmed Mansour, two days after detaining him at the request of his native Egypt in a move that sparked outrage from rights groups.

Germany 'far' from decision to extradite Al-Jazeera journalist to Egypt

Berlin - Germany said on Monday it was "far" from a decision on extraditing a detained Al-Jazeera journalist to his native Egypt, voicing concern about the rule of law and human rights there.

Al-Jazeera reporter held in Berlin on Egypt warrant

Berlin - A prominent Al-Jazeera journalist was being held in German police custody Sunday pending a court decision on his further detention on an arrest warrant issued by his native Egypt.

Germany detains Al-Jazeera journalist at Egypt request

Berlin - Al-Jazeera journalist Ahmed Mansour said he was arrested Saturday at a Berlin airport, after Germany acted on an international arrest warrant issued by his native country Egypt.

Pakistan claims arrest of suspects in politician's London murder

Quetta - Pakistani officials said Friday they have arrested two suspects in connection with the 2010 murder of a politician in London, including one wanted by Scotland Yard.

Slovenia detains former Kosovo PM on Serbian warrant

Pristina - Former Kosovo prime minister Ramush Haradinaj, acquitted by a UN court of war crimes during the 1990s Kosovo conflict, said he was detained Wednesday at Ljubljana airport on an Interpol warrant issued by Serbia.

Kagame's top general, wanted by Spanish court, reportedly in UK Special

Scotland Yard appeared to be facing a legal dilemma Wednesday following credible reports that Rwanda’s intelligence chief – indicted by Spain on genocide charges in 2008 — had arrived in Britain on official business.

Swiss arrest former Bosnian muslim commander Oric

Ginebra - Swiss border guards on Wednesday arrested former Bosnian muslim commander Naser Oric in the Geneva region, the Swiss news agency ATS reported.

Malaysia detains Western tourists over nude pix on quake-hit peak

Kuala Lumpur - Malaysian authorities have detained four tourists -- two Canadians, a Briton and one Dutch national -- for allegedly stripping naked on Mount Kinabalu, an act some locals say angered tribal spirits and caused a deadly earthquake, officials said.

Italy arrests 44 tied to Rome's mafia garbage king

Rome - Italian police arrested 44 people Thursday accused of dealings with a powerful one-eyed mobster whose gang thrived on rigging Rome public contracts on everything from garbage disposal to park maintenance.

Three gay activists jailed after Moscow rally

Moscow - The organiser of an unauthorised gay pride rally in Moscow was jailed for 10 days on Monday along with two other activists for disobeying police.

Russian police hold gay activists at unauthorised rally

Moscow - Russian police on Saturday held around half a dozen activists for attempting to stage an unauthorised gay pride rally in central Moscow, AFP journalists witnessed.

Tunisia arrests second Morocco suspect in Bardo attack

Tunis - Tunisia has arrested a second Moroccan suspect over a deadly attack in March on the Bardo museum in Tunis, detaining him at the border with Libya, the interior ministry said Thursday.

U.S. youth arrested for bogus 'terrorist threats'

Washington - An American youth who appeared in MTV reality show "Catfish" last year was arrested for making a series of bogus "terrorist threats" against metro stations, trains and buses in the U.S. capital.

Europe migrant terror threat overblown: experts

Brussels - The arrest in Italy of a terror suspect posing as a boat migrant has fuelled nightmare scenarios of jihadist infiltration of Europe, but experts say the threat is overblown and attacks by homegrown extremists are more likely.

Boat migrant arrest over Tunisia attack sparks Italy row

Rome - Italy said Wednesday it had arrested a Moroccan illegal immigrant suspected of involvement in a deadly attack on a Tunis museum, fuelling a row over the threat of jihadists arriving in Europe by boat.

Former Panamanian economy minister arrested in corruption probe

Panama - A former Panamanian finance minister has been placed under arrest as part of a probe into alleged corruption under former president Ricardo Martinelli, his lawyers said Tuesday.

Mexico arrests police commander in 43 missing case

- Mexican authorities arrested a fugitive former deputy police chief wanted in connection with the disappearance of 43 students who were abducted by his force last year, officials said.

Saudis arrest 93 jihadists, say attacks foiled

Riyadh - Saudi Arabia has arrested nearly 100 jihadists, mostly linked to the Islamic State group, and foiled several plots to carry out attacks including on the US embassy, authorities said Tuesday.

S.African police arrest three for rape, murder of nun, 86

Johanesburg - South African police said Tuesday they had arrested three people for the rape and murder of a 86-year-old nun of Austrian origin nearly two weeks ago.

Leading rights activist arrested in Burundi: Lawyer

Bujumbura - Police in Burundi on Monday arrested leading human rights activist Pierre-Claver Mbonimpa, his lawyer said, after violent protests against President Pierre Nkurunziza's bid for a third term in power.

Mexico captures leader of Juarez cartel

- The head of the once-powerful Juarez drug cartel has been captured, officials said on Sunday, confirming the most recent in a string of victories against Mexico's narco-traffickers.

Brazil ruling party treasurer arrested in Petrobras probe

Rio De Janeiro - The treasurer of Brazil's ruling Workers' party (PT), Joao Vaccari, was arrested Wednesday for allegedly taking bribes and laundering money from state oil giant Petrobras, the latest blow to President Dilma Rousseff.

Ukraine says 39 pro-Russian 'saboteurs' arrested in Odessa

Kiev - Ukrainian authorities on Thursday said 39 people had been arrested for planning a pro-Russian rebellion in the southern port city of Odessa which has been rocked by mysterious explosions in past months.

Venezuela formally charges Caracas mayor

Caracas - Prosecutors in Venezuela formally charged Caracas mayor and opposition politician Antonio Ledezma Tuesday with staging a US-funded attempted coup against President Nicolas Maduro.

Indian police arrest four over rape of nun

Kolkata - Indian police said Wednesday they have arrested four Bangladeshi nationals in connection with the rape of an elderly nun that sent shockwaves through the Christian community.

Indian police make first arrest in nun's rape

Kolkata - Indian police have arrested a suspect in connection with the rape of an elderly nun, a senior officer said Thursday, their first breakthrough in a case that has shocked the country.
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