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Canadian detainee's wife 'disappointed' Trudeau rules out swap with China

Montr - The wife of one of two Canadians imprisoned in China said Sunday she is "disappointed" by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's refusal to consider a swap for a detained Huawei executive facing extradition to the United States.

Ex-cop in custody after shooting black man in Atlanta

Washington - A white former police officer was taken into custody in the United States on Thursday after being charged with the murder of a black man outside a fast-food restaurant, in the latest case to spark fury.

Gambian man in US charged with torturing prisoners in home country

Los Angeles - A Gambian man living in Colorado was arrested Thursday on federal torture charges for his alleged role in abusing political prisoners suspected of plotting a failed coup in The Gambia in 2006.

Suspect in DR Congo murder of UN experts arrested

Kananga - One of the main suspects in the murder of two UN experts probing mass graves in the Democratic Republic of Congo has been arrested after a three-year manhunt for the militia chief, officials said Sunday.

Russian journalist jailed for 15 days, supporters detained

Moscow - Russian authorities on Thursday sentenced prominent reporter and activist Ilya Azar to 15 days in prison and detained several journalists who rallied in his support.

Iran arrests parkour athlete after rooftop kiss

Tehran - An Iranian parkour athlete has been arrested for committing "vulgar" acts, police said Wednesday, after he posted photos online of himself kissing a woman on Tehran's rooftops.

Australian charged over 80s alleged hate crime murder of gay American

Sydney - More than 30 years after American Scott Johnson was killed in a suspected gay hate crime in Australia, police said Tuesday they had arrested and charged a man with his murder.

China to prosecute Belize national for Hong Kong 'interference'

Bejing - A Belize national detained in China will be prosecuted on charges of colluding with foreign forces in protest-wracked Hong Kong and funding "hostile elements in the United States", Chinese authorities confirmed Friday.

French court releases Malian singer despite backing extradition

Paris - A Paris appeals court on Wednesday granted Malian musician Rokia Traore conditional release despite ruling she could be extradited to Belgium over a child custody dispute -- a decision her lawyer vowed to contest.

Iran cyberpolice arrest 24 over coronavirus rumours

Tehran - Iranian cyberpolice have arrested 24 people accused of online rumour-mongering about the spread of the coronavirus in the country, semi-official news agency ISNA reported on Wednesday.

Second Morales minister detained in Bolivia

La Paz - Authorities in Bolivia on Friday detained a former minister in the government of exiled ex-president Evo Morales.

Sri Lanka arrests ex-envoy to Russia over MiG deal

Colombo - Sri Lanka arrested a former ambassador to Russia after he was extradited from Dubai Friday to face money laundering charges over a controversial MiG aircraft purchase, police said.

France arrests Syrian Islamist on war crimes charges

Paris - A senior member of Syrian Islamist armed group Jaysh al-Islam implicated in the disappearance of a prominent activist in 2013 has been arrested in France and charged with war crimes and torture, a judicial source told AFP on Friday.

Myanmar sends nearly 200 Rohingya captured at sea to Rakhine camps

Akyab - Nearly 200 Rohingya Muslims arrested at sea last month by Myanmar's navy after a voyage of hundreds of kilometres have been sent back to Rakhine state, officials said Monday.

Uganda police arrest pop-star MP Bobi Wine, teargas supporters

Kanpala - Ugandan police on Monday arrested singer-turned-politician Bobi Wine and sprayed teargas to disperse his supporters as he sought to kick off public meetings ahead of presidential elections next year.

More than 230 suspected MS-13 gang members arrested

New York - Investigators have arrested more than 230 suspected MS-13 gang members in New York, Baltimore and El Salvador, US officials announced Friday, in a move celebrated by President Donald Trump.

Hundreds held in huge police raid on Italy's 'Ndrangheta mafia

Rome - Italian police said Thursday they have arrested 334 people, including a police colonel and a former MP, in a major operation against the southern 'Ndrangheta organised crime syndicate, considered Italy's most powerful mafia group.

Teens arrested as Spain police smash global paedophile ring

Madrid - Seventeen people, most of them teenage boys, have been arrested in Spain for sharing images of "extremely violent" child pornography on Whatsapp, police said Tuesday following a two-year investigation spanning three continents.

Chinese ambassador visits Huawei exec under house arrest in Canada

Ottawa - China's ambassador to Canada on Friday called on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's government to "correct its mistake" of detaining Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou last year on a US extradition warrant.

Maltese tycoon re-arrested in journalist murder case

Valletta - Maltese police on Friday re-arrested a tycoon in connection with the murder of investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, just hours after releasing him on bail, police said.

Malta mogul arrested on yacht in journalist murder case

Valletta - Malta on Wednesday arrested a tycoon in connection with the murder of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, the day after an alleged middleman was offered a pardon to identify the mastermind behind the killing.

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.
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Police arrested 12 drug traffickers in Tarragona, Spain and seized equipment and chemicals.
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Martin Shkreli, the "poster boy' for drug company price-gouging.
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Ugandan police take two Monitor journalists to court. (Isaac Kasamani/Monitor)
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Two cars were damaged when National Police stopped fake police from robbing a jeweler in Madrid.
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Melissa Miller arrested for speeding.
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Edward Canahan, second detainee released, speaking to the media.
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