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Pete Doherty fined, released after Paris cocaine bust

Paris - British rocker Pete Doherty was fined 5,000 euros and released from a Paris jail Saturday, two days after being caught buying cocaine, legal sources told AFP.

Spain re-issues international arrest warrants for 3 Catalan separatists

Madrid - Spain's Supreme Court on Tuesday issued international arrest warrants for three former Catalan regional government officials who fled abroad after the failed independence bid of 2017, court documents showed.

Germany prepares first trial over Syrian state-sponsored torture

Berlin - Germany charged two alleged former Syrian secret service officers with participating in crimes against humanity, in what rights activists said Tuesday would be the first trial worldwide over state-sponsored torture in Syria.

Iran TV airs interview with jailed 'zombie' Instagrammer

Tehran - Iranian state television has aired an interview with an Instagrammer famous for drastically altering her appearance through plastic surgery to look like a zombie and arrested for alleged "blasphemy".

Two Americans detained in east China

Bejing - Two Americans who run an English-teaching business in China have been detained in the east of the country, according to their company, which said they were being held on "bogus" charges.

French police hold five over deadly knife attack

Paris - French police on Monday detained five people linked to a radicalised employee at the Paris police headquarters who killed four colleagues in a knife attack earlier this month, sources said.

Egypt arrests two more prominent activists in ongoing sweep

Apo - Egypt has detained two prominent activists who played key roles in the 2011 revolution, activists and a rights group said, the latest in a wave of arrests in recent weeks.

Egypt detains more than 1,000 after anti-Sisi protests: NGOs

Apo - Egyptian authorities have arrested more than 1,000 people, rights groups said Wednesday, broadening a crackdown that has seen prominent critics detained after rare protests calling for the ouster of general-turned-President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi.

Egypt detains more than 1,000 after anti-Sisi protests: NGOs

Apo - Egyptian authorities have arrested more than 1,000 people, two rights groups said Wednesday, in the wake of rare protests last week calling for the ouster of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi.

Egypt detains more than 1,000 after anti-Sisi protests: NGOs

Apo - Egyptian authorities have arrested more than 1,000 people, two rights groups said Wednesday, in the wake of rare protests last week calling for the ouster of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi.

Egypt detains award-winning rights lawyer

Apo - Egyptian authorities on Sunday detained an award-winning human rights lawyer after she attended judicial investigations into protesters arrested during rare demonstrations against President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, her lawyer said.

Russia court hands first jail terms to protesters

Moscow - Two Russians were sentenced Tuesday to two and three years in jail respectively in the first major convictions over anti-government demonstrations this summer.

Tunisia arrests media mogul presidential candidate: party

Tunis - Tunisian authorities arrested a controversial presidential candidate and founder of a major television channel for alleged money laundering, his party said Friday, hours after his channel was banned from covering campaigning.

Palestinian politician's family accuse Egypt of arresting son

Apo - The family of prominent Palestinian politician Nabil Shaath accused Egyptian authorities on Wednesday of arresting Shaath's son Ramy last month.

Five held in France for urging attacks on G7 police

Biarritz - French authorities arrested five people for encouraging attacks on a hotel slated to accommodate police during this weekend's G7 summit, sources said Tuesday, as more than 13,000 members of the security forces prepared to deploy for the event.

Hong Kong officers arrested for beating man in hospital

Fpo - Two Hong Kong police officers were arrested Tuesday after a video emerged of them beating an older man on a hospital trolly, heaping further pressure on a force already facing accusations of brutality.

US border crossings plunge but immigration raids draw fire

Miami - The Trump administration hailed a large drop in migrant border crossings Thursday but found itself under attack over a massive sweep of long-resident undocumented immigrants working in several Mississippi slaughterhouses.

Boy thrown from London's Tate Modern is French tourist visiting UK

London - A six-year-old boy thrown from a tenth-floor viewing platform at London's Tate Modern gallery is a French national who was visiting the British capital with his family, police said Monday.

Seven arrested over Italy nightclub stampede

Rome - Seven suspected members of a gang of thieves have been arrested over a stampede at a rap concert in central Italy which left six dead and dozens injured, prosecutors said on Saturday.

Accused Hungarian swimmer allowed to leave S. Korea: prosecutors

Seoul - Hungarian swimmer Tamas Kenderesi has been charged with a sexual harassment offence following the world championships in South Korea but has been given permission to leave the country, prosecutors said Wednesday.

Russian opposition leader Navalny jailed for 30 days, as police raid allies' homes

Moscow - Russian police raided the homes of several opposition politicians on Wednesday soon after top Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny was sentenced to 30 days in jail, in an apparent bid by authorities to crush a new wave of protest.

Russian opposition leader Navalny arrested ahead of protest

Moscow - Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny said he was arrested on Wednesday, in an apparent move by the authorities to prevent a major protest rally this week.

Trump: Iran claim to break up CIA network 'totally false'

Washington - US President Donald Trump on Monday denied Iran's claim that it dismantled a CIA spy ring and arrested 17 suspects with alleged links to the US intelligence agency."The report of Iran capturing CIA spies is totally false. Zero truth," Trump tweeted.

Iran announces arrests, death sentences as CIA spy network busted

Tehran - Iran arrested 17 suspects and sentenced some to death after dismantling a CIA spy ring, an official said Monday, as tensions soar between the Islamic republic and arch-enemy the United States.

Norway jails controversial Iraqi preacher

Oslo - Norway on Wednesday provisionally jailed controversial Iraqi Kurdish fundamentalist preacher Mullah Krekar, following a conviction in Italy for "terrorist conspiracy," his lawyer told AFP.

Macron demands answers from Iran over academic's detention

Paris - French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday called on Tehran to explain why a Franco-Iranian academic based at a Paris university has been arrested in Iran, expressing concern for the woman's welfare.

US to launch raids on undocumented migrants Sunday: report

Washington - US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents are planning to launch sweeping deportation raids this weekend as the Trump administration expands its crackdown on undocumented immigrants, the New York Times reported Thursday.

Turkey issues warrants for over 240 soldiers over alleged coup links

Ankara - Turkish police launched raids Tuesday seeking to arrest more than 240 military personnel suspected of ties to the group blamed for a 2016 coup attempt, officials said, in an ongoing crackdown that has already seen thousands jailed.

Scores from Amhara party arrested in Ethiopia after coup bid

Addis Ababa - Scores of people with links to an ethno-nationalist party in Ethiopia's Amhara state have been arrested after an attempted coup in the region, a party spokesman said Thursday.

Bosnian arrested over 2015 Paris attacks: German police

Berlin - German authorities said Thursday they had arrested a Bosnian man wanted in connection with the 2015 Paris attacks and are preparing his extradition to Belgium.
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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.
Two cars were damaged when National Police stopped fake police from robbing a jeweler in Madrid.
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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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Donna Anne Progan was murdered in 1981. A suspect was arrested for her murder today in Toronto.
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Martin Shkreli, the "poster boy' for drug company price-gouging.
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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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A school teacher was arrested for trafficking in methamphetamine.
A school teacher was arrested for trafficking in methamphetamine.
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Edward Canahan  second detainee released  speaking to the media.
Edward Canahan, second detainee released, speaking to the media.
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Police arrested 12 drug traffickers in Tarragona, Spain and seized equipment and chemicals.
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Arrest of Somali pirates by the French Protection Brigade, off the coast of Somalia.
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EDL leader Tommy Robinson is arrested as police fear he may be attacked.
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Ugandan police take two Monitor journalists to court. (Isaac Kasamani/Monitor)
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