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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.

French national arrested in Paris region over 'advanced terror plot'

Paris - French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said police had arrested a suspect in the Paris area on Thursday who was in "the advanced stages" of a plot to attack France.

Briton arrested over Brussels attacks tweets

London - A British man who sparked outrage on Twitter with a message about confronting a Muslim woman over the Brussels attacks has been arrested on suspicion of inciting racial hatred, London police said Thursday.

Key genocide suspect transferred to Rwanda for prosecution

Kigali - Top level Rwandan genocide suspect Ladislas Ntaganzwa was flown from Kinshasa to Kigali on Sunday to face trial three months after his arrest in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Turkey holds five over Ankara bombing, hits PKK in Iraq

Ankara - A Turkish court detained five people overnight on suspicion of links to a March 13 suicide bombing in Ankara that killed 35, the Anatolia news agency reported on Saturday.

Turkish police hold eight pro-Kurdish lawyers in raid

Istanbul - Turkish police detained eight lawyers on Wednesday as part of a crackdown on pro-Kurdish activists, their organisation said, after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said he wanted to widen the definition of "terrorism" to include academics, journalists an...

U.S. 'treasure hunter' arrested after night in Jerusalem cave

Jerusalem - A US tourist has been arrested after spending a night in a cave below Jerusalem's Old City in what may have been a search for mythical buried treasure, police and media reports said Tuesday.

Indonesia detains 14 people allegedly heading to Syria

Jakarta - Indonesia has detained 14 people, including several children, as they allegedly tried to travel to Syria, police said, where hundreds of their countrymen have joined extremist groups like the Islamic State (IS) group.

'Radicalised' Frenchman flew to Morocco with suitcase of knives

Nantes - A Frenchman described as "radicalised" was arrested in Morocco after arriving on a Ryanair flight with knives and a gas bottle in his luggage, a local government official said on Wednesday .
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