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Eight Spanish combatants arrested after returning from Ukraine

Madrid - Police arrested eight Spanish men who returned from fighting alongside pro-Russian forces in eastern Ukraine, in what they said was the first operation of its kind in Europe.

Ex-Maldives leader's arrest sparks international concern

Male - The United States and regional power India have voiced concern after former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed was forcibly dragged into court to face terrorism charges and denied legal access and medical treatment.

Maldives arrests ex-leader on terrorism charges

Male - Police in the Maldives Sunday arrested former president Mohamed Nasheed under an anti-terror law for the alleged illegal detention of a judge when he was in power more than three years ago.

Caracas mayor held over alleged coup plot in Venezuela

Caracas - Caracas mayor and opposition politician Antonio Ledezma remained in custody Saturday following his arrest over what Venezuela president Nicolas Maduro alleges is a coup plot financed by the United States.

More than 160 Boko Haram sympathisers held in Niger: Police

Niamey - More than 160 people suspected of having links to Boko Haram have been arrested in Niger's border area with Nigeria which was attacked this month by the Islamist group, police in Niger said Monday.

Ex-Mauritius PM Ramgoolam freed on bail

Port Louis - Former Mauritian prime minister Navinchandra Ramgoolam was freed on bail on Saturday, officials said, the day after his arrest sparked angry demonstrations from supporters in the Indian Ocean island nation.

Ex-Mauritius PM Ramgoolam arrested

Port Louis - Police in Mauritius arrested former prime minister Navinchandra Ramgoolam on Friday, media reports said, sparking angry demonstrations from supporters in the Indian Ocean island nation.

Venezuela arrests pharmacy chain managers

Caracas - Two top executives at one of Venezuela's largest drugstore chains have been arrested for allegedly violating laws meant to protect consumers from shortages and runaway inflation, the government said.

Police officer delivers pizza after arresting delivery driver

The Illinois Oswego Police Department has recounted details of an event earlier this week where an officer who had arrested a pizza delivery driver proceeded to complete the delivery to the customer.

Man with fake gun interrupts Dutch TV, is overpowered

Den Haag - A man armed with a fake gun disrupted Dutch television on Thursday evening when he forced his way into the building of public broadcaster NOS and demanded airtime before being overpowered by police.

516 arrested in Egypt anniversary unrest: Minister

Cairo - Egyptian police arrested 516 supporters of the blacklisted Muslim Brotherhood during violence that erupted as the country marked the fourth anniversary of its January 25 uprising, the interior minister said Monday.

Five Russians held in France on suspicion of planning attack

Montpellier - Five Russians from Chechnya have been detained in southern France on suspicion of preparing an attack, local prosecutors said on Tuesday.

No link between Greece arrests and Belgium jihadists: Prosecutor

Brussels - No link has been established between at least four people arrested by Greek anti-terrorism police and a jihadist cell broken up this week in Belgium, the Belgian prosecutor's office said Sunday.

Greece arrests four over foiled Belgium terror attacks

Athens - At least four people were arrested in Athens on Saturday as part of a probe into a jihadist cell that was dismantled in Belgium this week before it could carry out any attacks, a Greek police source said.

Mexico arrests gang suspect in missing students case

Cuernavaca - A suspected member of a Mexican gang was arrested as part of an investigation into the disappearance of 43 students, authorities said Friday.

Ex-dictator Hoxha's nephew held in Albania drug bust

Tirana - The nephew of Albania's former dictator Enver Hoxha was on Thursday arrested on suspicion of running a cocaine laboratory.

U.S. man arrested over IS-inspired plot to attack Capitol

Washington - A U.S. man was arrested Wednesday for allegedly plotting an attack on Congress inspired by Islamic State jihadists, according to the Justice Department and the FBI.

Comedian to stand trial as France cracks down on hate speech

Paris - Controversial French comedian Dieudonne was arrested Wednesday and will stand trial over a Facebook comment suggesting he sympathised with one of the Paris attackers, as France cracks down on those who condone terrorism.

Melbourne Uber driver arrested over alleged indecent assault

Melbourne - An Uber driver has been arrested over an alleged assault on a 19-year-old woman passenger in Melbourne on New Year's Day.

French satirical newspaper high on jihadist hit-list

Paris - Long before being targeted in Wednesday's massacre in Paris, satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo had been considered high on the potential hit-list for jihadists calling for strikes in the heart of Europe.

US charges two over failed Gambia coup

Washington - US prosecutors on Monday charged two men with conspiring to overthrow the government of Gambia in a failed coup ostensibly aimed at restoring democracy to the small west African nation.

Senior Shebab official surrenders in Somalia: officials

Mugadishu - A top leader of Somalia's Al-Qaeda-affiliated Shebab rebels, intelligence chief Zakariya Ismail Ahmed Hersi, has surrendered to government and African Union forces and is now in custody, officials said Saturday.

Turkey frees schoolboy arrested for 'insulting' Erdogan

Ankara - A Turkish court on Friday freed a 16-year-old high school pupil arrested for "insulting" President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, amid accusations his detention was the latest sign of a lurch to authoritarianism under the strongman leader.

Turkey student arrested for 'insulting' the president

Ankara - A 16-year-old high school student has been arrested in central Turkey for "insulting" President Recep Tayyip Erdogan by accusing him and his ruling party of corruption, sparking angry criticism on Thursday from the opposition.

Israel arrests 10 in anti-Arab extremist swoop

Jerusalem - Israeli police on Tuesday arrested 10 members of extremist anti-Arab group Lehava which has been linked to an attack last month on a Jewish-Arab school.

Israel arrests American man planning anti-Muslim attacks: Police

Jerusalem - A US man has been arrested in Israel on suspicion of preparing attacks on Muslim holy sites, police said Tuesday.

Mexico police arrest drug kingpin's uncle

Morelia - Mexican authorities arrested the uncle of one of the country's most notorious and most wanted drug lords, the head of the Knights Templar cartel, officials said Friday.

China arrests ex-security chief Zhou over corruption, leaking secrets

Bejing - China's former security chief Zhou Yongkang has been arrested and expelled from the Communist Party, state media said Saturday, paving the way for the prosecution of the highest-ranking Chinese figure in more than three decades.

Lebanon holding IS chief's daughter, ex-wife: Minister

Birut - Lebanese authorities are holding a daughter and an ex-wife of the head of the Islamic State jihadist group, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the interior minister said.

Indian IS recruit 'goes home after having to clean toilets'

New Delhi - An Indian student who travelled to Iraq to join the Islamic State group has returned home disillusioned after jihadists made him clean toilets and do other menial jobs, according to media reports.
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Ugandan police take two Monitor journalists to court. (Isaac Kasamani/Monitor)
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Andrew Auernheimer, 24, hacker in AT&T-iPad security situation was arrested by police.
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Spanish police arrested one of the UK's "Most Wanted" - Mark Alan Lilley - on Saturday July 6, 2013
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Mallorca's German Hells Angels raided by Spanish police on July 23, 2013.
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Edward Canahan, second detainee released, speaking to the media.
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Melissa Miller arrested for speeding.
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Two cars were damaged when National Police stopped fake police from robbing a jeweler in Madrid.
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National police rescued an 8-year-old child whose mother had been forced into prostitution.
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Michael Carr being placed in an unmarked vehicle.
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A school teacher was arrested for trafficking in methamphetamine.
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