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Ivory Coast arrests driver over beach resort attack

Abidjan - Ivory Coast police arrested a driver who allegedly transported weapons used in a jihadist attack on the Grand-Bassam beach resort that killed 19 people in March, security sources said.

Iran arrests eight in crackdown on Instagram modelling

Tehran - Iran has arrested eight people for working in "un-Islamic" online modelling networks, particularly on Instagram, the head of Tehran's cybercrimes court said on state television.

London priest wanted for child abuse arrested in Kosovo

Pristina - Kosovo police have arrested a Catholic priest accused of child sex offences in Britain and his extradition is being processed, a senior police official said Sunday.

Suspected militant arrested over Bangladesh gay activist murders

Dhaka - Bangladesh police have arrested a suspected Islamic militant over the hacking to death of two gay rights activists, part of a spate of murders of intellectuals, writers and religious minorities, officers said Sunday.

Uganda authorities confirm opposition leader's treason charge

Kanpala - Authorities confirmed on Saturday that Ugandan opposition leader Kizza Besigye was charged with treason for challenging the result of recent elections and holding his own swearing-in ceremony.

Kyrgyzstan arrests three politicians over 'coup plot'

Bichkek - Security services in Kyrgyzstan said Friday that they had arrested three politicians including a former minister on charges of plotting a coup, ahead of an anti-government rally later this month.

Dutch journalist to live in secret after Turkey arrest

Den Haag - Dutch-Turkish journalist Ebru Umar, arrested in Turkey last month after criticising President Recep Tayyip Erdogan but later allowed to leave, said Thursday she is moving to a secret address in the Netherlands for her own safety.

Two more held over attempt to shoot Turkish journalist: report

Istanbul - Two more people were detained on Saturday in connection with the attempted shooting of a Turkish opposition journalist outside an Istanbul courthouse where he was standing trial, the Dogan news agency reported Saturday.

Four arrested over activist's murder in Honduras

Tegucigalpa - Four people have been arrested in Honduras over the murder of a high-profile indigenous activist earlier this year, officials said.

Turkey arrests 12 in bid to identify female bomber: Report

Ankara - Turkish police on Thursday arrested 12 suspects as they stepped up efforts to identify a female bomber who blew herself up in the city of Bursa, wounding 13 people, state media said.

Dutch FM warns no safety 'guarantees' for visitors to Turkey

Den Haag - Dutch Foreign Minister Bert Koenders has warned the Netherlands cannot guarantee the safety of citizens travelling to Turkey if they have been critical of Turkish leaders.

Burglary at Dutch flat of journalist briefly held in Turkey

Den Haag - A Dutch journalist who was briefly detained by Turkish police after tweeting about Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, said Monday her Amsterdam apartment had been broken into, denouncing what she called "intimidation.

Dutch journalist arrested in Turkey after anti-Erdogan tweets

Ankara - A Dutch journalist said Sunday she was detained for several hours overnight by Turkish police after for sending tweets deemed critical of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Mali arrests suspected mastermind of Radisson hotel attack

Bamako - A Mauritanian man suspected of planning and carrying out several recent deadly attacks on popular tourist venues in Mali has been arrested in the Malian capital Bamako, security sources told AFP Friday.

Israel arrests settlers who attacked Palestinians: Police

Jerusalem - Israel has arrested six Jewish settlers who allegedly carried out attacks against Palestinians in the occupied West Bank, police said on Wednesday.

Georgia detains six over alleged plan to sell uranium

Tbili - Georgia has arrested three of its nationals and three citizens of Armenia for trying to sell the radioactive substance uranium-238, the ex-Soviet country's security services said Monday.

Impact on Boko Haram unclear after splinter group leader held

Kano - Nigeria's security services have hailed the arrest of the leader of the Boko Haram splinter group Ansaru, Khalid al-Barnawi, saying it will lead to them to other senior Islamist commanders.

Bangladesh editor arrested over 'plot to kill PM's son'

Dhaka - Bangladesh police on Saturday arrested a magazine editor over an alleged plot to kill the prime minister's son, officials said, the latest in a series of journalist detentions that has sparked fears of a press crackdown.

Bangladesh arrests 'militants' after activist's murder

Dhaka - Bangladeshi police said Wednesday they have arrested two members of a banned domestic Islamist militant group, days after blaming it for the murder of an online secular activist.

Danish police arrest four alleged IS fighters, seize weapons

Copenhagen - Copenhagen police said Thursday they had detained four people on suspicion of joining the Islamic State group in Syria and seized weapons and ammunition in a search linked to the arrests.

Turkey 'arrests two would-be IS suicide bombers'

Istanbul - Authorities in southern Turkey have arrested two men suspected of preparing to carry out suicide bombings for the Islamic State (IS) group, which has staged two attacks in Istanbul this year, reports said Tuesday.

Jihadist leader in southern Mali arrested: Security sources

Bamako - Malian security forces have arrested a suspected jihadist leader in the south of the country, security sources said Thursday.

Trump campaign chief charged with battery of reporter

Washington - Donald Trump's presidential campaign manager was arrested and charged with battery for allegedly grabbing a reporter, in a dramatic new illustration of the tensions surrounding the Republican frontrunner's White House bid.

Cameroon doubts bomb girl's claim to be Chibok abductee

Yaound - Authorities in Cameroon on Monday poured doubt on a would-be suicide bomber's claim that she is one of the 276 Nigerian school girls kidnapped by Boko Haram jihadists in 2014.

Ammunition found at Dutch home of French terror suspect

Den Haag - Dutch police found ammunition in the house of a French national arrested in Rotterdam on suspicion of plotting an attack in France, prosecutors said Monday.The man, 32, thought to be called Anis B.

Dutch police arrest French national suspected of planning attack

Den Haag - Dutch police on Sunday arrested a 32-year-old French national in the port city of Rotterdam on suspicion of planning a terror attack, prosecutors said, following a raid carried out at the request of French authorities.

Held in Cameroon, would-be bomber claims to be Boko Haram hostage

Yaound - A would-be suicide bomber arrested in northern Cameroon wearing an explosives belt told investigators she was one of 219 Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram in 2014, a regional official told AFP Saturday.

Belgian police arrest three linked to foiled French plot: prosecutor

Brussels - Three men have been arrested in Brussels over links to a French terror plot foiled by police outside Paris late on Thursday, the Belgian federal prosecutor said.

France foils terror strike by man linked to Paris attackers

Paris - French officials said Friday they had foiled a terror attack by a suspect who had been convicted in Belgium alongside Abdelhamid Abaaoud, the suspected ringleader of the November 13 terror attacks in Paris.

Six arrested in Brussels after attacks: prosecutors

Brussels - Six people were arrested Thursday in a series of police operations in the Belgian capital, the federal prosecutor's office said, two days after jihadist attacks in Brussels left 31 dead.
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National police rescued an 8-year-old child whose mother had been forced into prostitution.
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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 pedophile was arrested in Jaen, Spain after a tip off from a burglar about incriminating video tapes.
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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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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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Police arrested 12 drug traffickers in Tarragona, Spain and seized equipment and chemicals.
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FBI unit vehicle.
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National police rescued an 8-year-old child, whose mother had been forced into prostitution.
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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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