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Sudan holds communist leader after bread price demo: party

Khartoum - Sudanese security agents arrested the leader of the opposition Communist Party on Wednesday after it organised a protest in the capital Khartoum against rising bread prices, its spokesman told AFP.

Former CIA agent arrested with top secret info

Washington - US authorities said Tuesday they had arrested a former CIA agent, Hong Kong resident Jerry Chun Shing Lee, after discovering he had an unauthorized notebook that had the identities of undercover US spies.

Saudi princes arrested for sit-in against having to pay utilities

Riyadh - Eleven Saudi princes face trial after their arrest at a sit-in protesting having to pay their utility bills, authorities said Sunday, as the monarchy pursues reforms amid hefty debt and high unemployment.

Saudi arrests 11 princes over anti-austerity protest: media

Riyadh - Saudi authorities have arrested 11 princes who protested against the kingdom's austerity measures and who could face trial, a news website close to the government reported on Saturday.

Saint Petersburg supermarket attack suspect arrested

Moscow - Russian investigators on Saturday arrested a suspect linked to the Saint Petersburg bomb which tore through a supermarket, wounding 18 people, in an attack labelled by President Vladimir Putin as an "act of terror".

Saint Petersburg supermarket attack suspect arrested

Moscow - Russian investigators on Saturday arrested a suspect behind the Saint Petersburg bomb attack which tore through a supermarket this week, wounding 18 people.

DRC steps up arrests of S.Sudan refugees to weed out rebels

- The Congolese army has stepped up arrests of South Sudanese refugees and tightened the border in a bid to block rebels from seeking sanctuary in its country, officials say.

Artist 'released' in China after Liu Xiaobo tribute

Bejing - An artist that could not be reached for more than a week after he painted a politically charged mural in southern China wrote on Twitter Monday that he has been "released".

Authorities probe ex-Marine held in San Francisco terror plot: FBI

San Francisco - Federal agents are probing the background of a former US Marine for allegedly plotting a Christmas attack in San Francisco inspired by the Islamic State jihadist group, according to court documents.

Third Palestinian woman arrested over soldier slapping video

Ramallah - Israeli forces arrested a third Palestinian woman on Wednesday in connection with a viral video showing Israeli soldiers being slapped in the occupied West Bank.

Brazil's 'most wanted' drugs suspect caught in Paraguay

Rio De Janeiro - Brazil's most wanted alleged narco trafficker was arrested Wednesday in neighboring Paraguay, Brazilian officials said.

Two Reuters reporters arrested in Myanmar: govt

Yangon - Two Reuters journalists have been arrested in Myanmar for the possession of "important security documents", the government said on Wednesday.

Man charged over jihadist murders of French police couple

Paris - French police charged a man on Monday in connection with the jihadist murder of a police couple after his DNA was matched to traces found in their home near Paris, legal sources said.

Ex-member of Vietnam's communist politburo arrested: state media

A former member of Vietnam's communist politburo was arrested Friday as he was accused of financial mismanagement during his stewardship of the country's oil and gas giant PetroVietnam, state media said.

Euphoric Rio police celebrate capture of top gang suspect

Rio De Janeiro - Brazilian police expressed "euphoria" Wednesday after capturing one of Rio de Janeiro's most wanted alleged drug trafficking bosses in a rare high-profile success for the city's beleaguered security forces.

6 Macedonia MPs held in parliament attack probe

Skopje - A Macedonian court ordered Tuesday that three opposition MPs be held in judicial custody for a month while another three were placed under house arrest over an April attack on parliament.

Female boss tasked with Sicilian Mafia reshuffle arrested

Rome - A female mobster suspected of being the mastermind behind a reshuffle of the Sicilian Mafia following the death of "boss of bosses" Toto Riina has been arrested, Italian police said Tuesday.

Egypt police arrest fugitive ex-interior minister Adly

Cairo - Egyptian police on Tuesday arrested former interior minister Habib al-Adly who had been on the run to avoid serving a prison sentence for embezzlement, his lawyer told AFP.

Ten suspects arrested over Malta journalist slaying

Valletta - Maltese authorities on Monday arrested 10 people in connection with the killing of a whistle-blowing journalist that turned an international spotlight onto crime and corruption on the Mediterranean island.

Malta arrests ten in probe into journalist's killing

Valletta - Maltese authorities have arrested ten people in connection with the murder of investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, Prime Minister Joseph Muscat said in a statement Monday.

Russian opposition campaign chief jailed over rally

Moscow - The campaign chief of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was jailed on Friday for 30 days over an unauthorised rally earlier this year, the activist and his lawyer said.

Macedonia lifts immunity of six MPs in parliament attack probe

Skopje - Macedonian deputies voted Friday to lift the immunity of six opposition MPs to allow their prosecution over an April attack on parliament, in which scores of people were injured.

Istanbul police detain 62 foreigners over alleged IS links

Istanbul - Istanbul police have detained 62 foreigners suspected of having links to the Islamic State group in overnight raids, Turkish media reported Friday.

Turkey detains 50 over links to group blamed for coup bid

Ankara - Turkish police Thursday detained 50 people including soldiers and air force pilots in raids in 11 cities against those accused of links to the group blamed for last year's failed coup, state media reported.

Macedonia arrests 30 over assault on parliament

Skopje - Macedonian police on Tuesday arrested about 30 people, including two opposition MPs, former senior police officials and an ex-minister, over an April attack on parliament in which scores of people were injured.

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.
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Police arrested 12 drug traffickers in Tarragona, Spain and seized equipment and chemicals.
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26-year-old Briana Buchanan
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Michael Carr being placed in an unmarked vehicle.
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A man was spotted pacing around the roof of Parliament
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National police rescued an 8-year-old child, whose mother had been forced into prostitution.
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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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Two cars were damaged when National Police stopped fake police from robbing a jeweler in Madrid.
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A school teacher was arrested for trafficking in methamphetamine.
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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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Mallorca's German Hells Angels raided by Spanish police on July 23, 2013.
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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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Shaun White was arrested in Nashville TN after being charged with vandalism and public intoxication.
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National police arrested 3 men who had forced a woman into prostitution by holding her 8-year-old child prisoner.
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Arrest of Somali pirates by the French Protection Brigade, off the coast of Somalia.
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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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