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Brazil's Temer detained as crime boss in 'Car Wash' probe

Rio De Janeiro - Brazil's ex-president Michel Temer was the leader of a "criminal organization" involved in embezzlement and money laundering over decades, the federal prosecutor alleged Thursday, after the former leader was arrested as part of a sprawling anti-corrupt...

Venezuela arrests Guaido aide for 'terrorism' in defiance of US

Caracas - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's regime defied the US on Thursday to arrest a top aide of opposition leader Juan Guaido, whom Washington recognizes as the crisis-hit country's interim leader.

Brazil's ex-president Michel Temer arrested in 'Car Wash' probe

Rio De Janeiro - Brazil's ex-president Michel Temer was arrested Thursday, an official said, as part of a sprawling anti-corruption probe that has already claimed dozens of political and corporate scalps.

Chief of staff to Venezuela's Guaido arrested

Caracas - Venezuelan intelligence officers Thursday arrested the chief of staff of Juan Guaido, the opposition leader recognized by the US and other countries as interim leader, Guaido and the opposition-ruled congress said on Twitter.

Syria force says it arrested jihadists behind attack on US troops

Beirut - A US-backed force in Syria said Tuesday it has arrested jihadists suspected of involvement in the deadliest attack on US troops since they deployed in the war-torn country in 2014.

US police expect to charge suspect in killing of New York mob boss

New York - US police on Saturday arrested a man whom they expect to charge with the murder of reputed New York mafia boss Francesco "Frank" Cali.

Chelsea Manning jailed for refusal to testify in WikiLeaks case

Washington - Chelsea Manning, who spent more than three years in prison for leaking US military secrets to WikiLeaks, was jailed again Friday for refusing to testify in a grand jury investigation targeting the anti-secrecy group.

Dozen journalists arrested at Algiers censorship protest

Alger - Algerian police arrested a dozen journalists participating in a rally Thursday against alleged censorship of coverage of protests against a fifth term for veteran President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, an AFP correspondent reported.

Zimbabwean activist charged with subversion over protests

Johanesburg - Zimbabwean activist Rashid Mahiya has been arrested and charged with subversion following violent anti-government protests that rocked the country last month, his lawyer said Tuesday.

Turkey seeks to detain over 300 for alleged Gulen ties

Ankara - Turkish police on Tuesday launched raids to detain over 300 people, including military personnel, suspected of ties to a group blamed for a 2016 coup bid, state media reported.

Amnesty urges release of Egyptian lawyer held over yellow vests

Beirut - Rights group Amnesty International called Monday for the release of an Egyptian lawyer arrested after posing in a photo wearing a yellow vest symbolic of protests in France.

Vietnam police seize nearly 300 kilograms of meth

Hanoi - A massive haul of nearly 300 kilograms of methamphetamine pills was seized in central Vietnam on Sunday, police said, the latest major drug bust in a country where the use of synthetic narcotics is on the rise.

Germany arrests 2 alleged Syrian ex-secret service officers

Berlin - Germany has arrested two alleged former Syrian secret service officers accused of torture and crimes against humanity, prosecutors said Wednesday.The men, 56-year-old Anwar R. and Eyad A.

French police nab cash van driver who fled with 3 mln euros

Lille - The driver of a cash delivery van who disappeared near Paris with his vehicle and an estimated 3.4 million euros (3.85 million dollars) has been arrested, police sources said Tuesday.

Turkey detains more than 700 over alleged links to 2016 coup bid

Ankara - Turkish authorities detained 729 people in nationwide raids Tuesday over alleged links to a group blamed for a failed coup in 2016, the Ankara public prosecutor's office said.

Palestinian arrested over killing of Israeli

Jerusalem - A Palestinian suspected of killing a young Israeli woman has been arrested in a raid in the West Bank city of Ramallah, Israeli security officials said on Saturday.

Spanish police deal blow to Camorra crime network

Madrid - Spanish police said Tuesday they had broken up a violent branch of Italy's Camorra crime group which they believe stole hashish from rival drug traffickers in Spain and then transported it to Rome in motorhomes.

Released Iran journalist accuses US of discrimination

Tehran - A journalist for Iranian state TV who was detained in the US for 10 days accused the country on Saturday of violence and discrimination against Muslims and black people.US-born Muslim convert Marzieh Hashemi was arrested at St.

Three Iraqis held for 'Islamist attack' plot in Germany

Berlin - German police commandos Wednesday arrested three Iraqis suspected of planning an Islamist attack using explosives, a gun and a vehicle.

Five engineers arrested in Brazil over deadly dam collapse

S - Five engineers, including two working for a German company, were arrested in Brazil Tuesday as part of a probe into a deadly dam collapse last week at a mine in the country's southeast, officials said.

Egypt 'pardons Briton' jailed for smuggling painkillers

Apo - A British woman convicted in Egypt of smuggling painkillers has been granted early release after spending more than a year in prison, an Egyptian security source said Monday.

Ex-Trump advisor Stone indicted in Mueller probe

Fort Lauderdale - Veteran Republican consultant Roger Stone was arrested in a predawn Florida raid Friday, becoming the sixth campaign associate of President Donald Trump indicted in the investigation into possible collusion with Russia in the 2016 election.

Ex-Trump adviser Stone indicted in Mueller probe

Washington - Roger Stone, a longtime adviser to US President Donald Trump, was arrested Friday under an indictment issued by the special counsel examining possible collusion with Russia.

Former Scottish leader charged in sex harassment probe

Edinburgh - Former Scottish leader and pro-independence figurehead Alex Salmond has been arrested and charged in a probe over allegations of sexual harassment, police said on Thursday.

Former Scottish leader charged in sex harassment probe

Edinburgh - Former Scottish first minister and pro-independence figurehead Alex Salmond was on Thursday arrested and charged in a probe over allegations of sexual harassment, police said.

Georgia wrestling chief detained for assault on former European champion

Tbili - Georgian police have arrested the chief of the country's wrestling federation over a violent assault on a two-time European champion during a national tournament in the ex-Soviet Caucasus nation.

Italy takes fight to new generation in Mafia sting

Rome - Anti-mafia police said Tuesday they had dealt a fresh blow to Italy's Cosa Nostra, arresting seven suspected rising-star mobsters after two of the organised crime group turned state witnesses.

Italy takes fight to new generation in Mafia sting

Rome - Anti-mafia police said Tuesday they had dealt a fresh blow to Italy's Cosa Nostra, arresting seven suspected rising-star mobsters after two of the organised crime group turned state witnesses.

Iran arrests labour protest leader

Tehran - An Iranian labour protest leader has been arrested for the second time, state media reported Monday, after the judiciary denied his claim that he was tortured in custody late last year.

US confirms holding Iran-based journalist, no crime alleged

Washington - A US court on Friday confirmed the arrest of a journalist for Iranian television, saying her testimony is required over an unspecified case but that she is not accused of a crime.
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Donna Anne Progan was murdered in 1981. A suspect was arrested for her murder today in Toronto.
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National police rescued an 8-year-old child whose mother had been forced into prostitution.
National police rescued an 8-year-old child whose mother had been forced into prostitution.
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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.
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Arrest of Somali pirates by the French Protection Brigade  off the coast of Somalia.
Arrest of Somali pirates by the French Protection Brigade, off the coast of Somalia.
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A pedophile was arrested in Jaen  Spain after a tip off from a burglar about incriminating video tap...
A pedophile was arrested in Jaen, Spain after a tip off from a burglar about incriminating video tapes.
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Ugandan police take two Monitor journalists to court. (Isaac Kasamani/Monitor)
Ugandan police take two Monitor journalists to court. (Isaac Kasamani/Monitor)
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Police blocking protesters from walking on the road.
Police blocking protesters from walking on the road.
Michael Carr being placed in an unmarked vehicle.
Michael Carr being placed in an unmarked vehicle.
EDL leader Tommy Robinson is arrested as police fear he may be attacked.
EDL leader Tommy Robinson is arrested as police fear he may be attacked.
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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.
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Melissa Miller arrested for speeding.
Melissa Miller arrested for speeding.
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Edward Canahan  second detainee released  speaking to the media.
Edward Canahan, second detainee released, speaking to the media.
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.
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Neighbors were shocked and frightened when they learned of the chemicals and gunpowder stored in a m...
Neighbors were shocked and frightened when they learned of the chemicals and gunpowder stored in a mobile home in their gated community.
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National police arrested 3 men who had forced a woman into prostitution by holding her 8-year-old ch...
National police arrested 3 men who had forced a woman into prostitution by holding her 8-year-old child prisoner.
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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
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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.
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