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Dutch journalist deported from Turkey over alleged terror links

Istanbul - Turkey deported a Dutch journalist on Thursday after Turkish officials said Ankara received a tip-off from police in the Netherlands that she had suspected links to a jihadist group in Syria.

Canadian ex-envoy held in China gets consular visit

Ottawa - A Canadian former diplomat held by China was granted a second consular visit Thursday, as more nations backed Ottawa's demand that he and a detained compatriot be released.

House arrest for Jewish minors held over killing of Palestinian

Jerusalem - Israeli authorities on Thursday released to house arrest four of five Jewish minors held on suspicion of involvement in a fatal stone-throwing attack on a Palestinian woman, lawyers and officials said.

Chinese ambassador accuses Canada of 'white supremacy' in Huawei case

Ottawa - A Chinese envoy on Wednesday accused Canada and its allies of "Western egotism and white supremacy" for demanding the immediate release of two Canadians held for alleged spying.

Israel says arrests Palestinian suspect in deadly shootings

Jerusalem - Israeli forces arrested overnight a Palestinian accused of shooting dead two soldiers in the occupied West Bank last month and involvement in another attack that caused a baby's death, authorities said Tuesday.

Trudeau, Trump denounce China's 'arbitrary detention' of Canadians

Ottawa - Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and US President Donald Trump denounced China's "arbitrary detention" of two Canadians during a telephone call Monday, officials said.

Over 800 protesters arrested in Sudan demos: minister

Khartoum - More than 800 protesters have been arrested from hundreds of anti-government demonstrations held across Sudan since last month, the interior minister said Monday.

Moscow demands answers after FBI arrests Russian

Moscow - Russia demanded an explanation from the United States on Saturday over the arrest of one of its nationals, amid tensions between the two countries after Moscow held a US citizen for alleged espionage.

UK warns Russia against 'chess games' over alleged spy

London - Britain warned Russia on Friday against playing "diplomatic chess games" following the arrest of Paul Whelan, an ex-Marine with dual UK and US citizenship, on charges of espionage."We don't agree with individuals being used in diplomatic chess games......

13 Canadians held in China since arrest of Huawei executive: official

Ottawa - Thirteen Canadians have been detained in China following the arrest on December 1 of a senior executive from Chinese telecoms equipment giant Huawei, Ottawa said Thursday, with eight subsequently released.

US citizen held in Moscow charged with 'espionage': lawyer

Moscow - Russian prosecutors have charged an American ex-Marine detained in Moscow last week with espionage, his lawyer said Thursday, the latest in a series of spying accusations between Moscow and Washington.

US envoy meets American accused by Russia of spying

Moscow - The US ambassador to Russia on Wednesday met an American ex-Marine accused of espionage whose detention has sparked the latest rift between the countries.

Bangladesh arrests journalist over election reporting

Dhaka - A Bangladeshi journalist was arrested and another was on the run Wednesday for publishing "false information" about voting irregularities in an election won by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, police said.

Ex-Marine arrested in Moscow for 'spying' is innocent, family says

Washington - An American ex-Marine arrested in Moscow for alleged espionage is innocent, his family said Tuesday.The detention of Paul Whelan marked the latest in a series of espionage cases between Russia and the West.

Russia detains American suspected of espionage

Moscow - Russia said Monday its security services had detained a US citizen in Moscow accused of spying, the latest in a series of espionage cases between Russia and the West.

Morocco arrests Swiss man over links to hiker murder suspects

Rabat - A Swiss man living in Morocco was arrested in Marrakesh on Saturday, for alleged links to suspects in the recent murder of two female Scandinavian hikers, authorities said.

Two arrested over London airport drone disruption: police

London - Two people have been arrested in connection with the "criminal use of drones" at London Gatwick Airport, police said Saturday, after three days of disruption in which and tens of thousands of people missed their flights.

Canada, US call for 'immediate release' of two Canadians held by China

Ottawa - Ottawa and Washington on Friday stepped up pressure on Beijing, calling for the immediate release of two Canadians detained in apparent retaliation for the arrest in Vancouver of a top Chinese tech executive on a US warrant.

Third Canadian was held for working in China illegally

Bejing - The third Canadian detained in China is being held for working illegally in the country, the Chinese foreign ministry said Thursday amid diplomatic tensions over the previous two detentions on national security grounds.

China detains third Canadian as Huawei spat simmers

Ottawa - China has arrested a third Canadian national, Ottawa said Wednesday -- a move that comes amid an already tense diplomatic spat with Beijing over the arrest of a Chinese telecom executive.

Ottawa's envoy in China meets with second detained Canadian: ministry

Ottawa - Ottawa's ambassador to Beijing has met with the second Canadian detained in China on suspicion of threatening national security, Canada's foreign ministry said Sunday.

Protesters arrested outside Russian security service HQ

Moscow - Russian police on Sunday arrested seven people protesting outside the Moscow headquarters of the FSB, Russia's security service, an independent monitor reported.

Canada granted consular access to ex-diplomat held by China: official

Ottawa - Canada's ambassador met in Beijing Friday with a detained former diplomat for the first time since he was arrested in China amid sharpening East-West tensions over trade and other issues.

Egypt arrests two over nude tourists on pyramid

Apo - Egyptian authorities Thursday arrested a camel driver and a woman accused of having helped two Danes scale the Great Pyramid of Giza to take a video and naked photograph, sparking outrage in the country.

'Thumbs up' pics for Myanmar Reuters reporters as they mark year in jail

Yangon - Messages of solidarity poured in Wednesday from around the world on the one-year anniversary of the arrest of two Myanmar Reuters journalists who exposed a massacre of Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine state.

US man allegedly planned IS-inspired attack Ohio synagogue

Chicago - US authorities on Monday charged an Ohio man with providing material support to the Islamic State for an alleged plan to carry out a mass shooting attack at a synagogue.

Iran arrests 10 over suicide attack on police

Tehran - Iranian police said Sunday that 10 people had been arrested in connection with a suicide attack in southeastern Iran that killed two police officers.

Italy's Salvini in trouble for tweet on 'Nigerian mafia arrests'

Rome - An Italian prosecutor on Tuesday took the unusual step of criticising far-right Interior Minister Matteo Salvini claiming one of his tweets about "Nigerian mafia arrests" was compromising a police operation.

Italian police arrest new Mafia boss in Sicily

Rome - Italian police on Tuesday arrested new Mafia boss Settimino Mineo and dozens of other suspects in a major swoop against a resurgent Cosa Nostra.

Burundi issues international arrest warrant for ex-president Buyoya

Nairobi - Burundi on Friday said it had launched international arrest warrants for ex-president Pierre Buyoya and 16 former senior officials over their alleged role in the 1993 assassination of Melchior Ndadaye, the country's first democratically elected Hutu le...
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Martin Shkreli, the "poster boy' for drug company price-gouging.
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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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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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National police rescued an 8-year-old child, whose mother had been forced into prostitution.
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Police blocking protesters from walking on the road.
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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.
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Edward Canahan  second detainee released  speaking to the media.
Edward Canahan, second detainee released, speaking to the media.
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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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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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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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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Undated photo obtained on May 21, 2015 courtesy of the Washington, DC Metropolitan Police Department shows suspect Daron Dylon Wint.
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Police blocking protesters from walking on the road.
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Mallorca's German Hells Angels raided by Spanish police on July 23, 2013.
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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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A man was spotted pacing around the roof of Parliament
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A school teacher was arrested for trafficking in methamphetamine.
A school teacher was arrested for trafficking in methamphetamine.
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