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Saudi suspect in 1996 anti-US bombing arrested: report

Riyadh - A key suspect in the bombing of a housing complex in Saudi Arabia that killed 19 US airmen almost two decades ago has been captured, a newspaper reported Wednesday.

Sri Lanka arrests army personnel over missing journalist

Colombo - Sri Lanka's police on Monday arrested four army personnel, including two senior officers, in connection with the disappearance of a dissident cartoonist that triggered international condemnation of the island's rights record.

Turkey jails five mayors in Kurdish southeast over 'self-rule' claims

Istanbul - Turkish courts on Sunday remanded in custody five mayors from the Kurdish-dominated southeast on charges of seeking to destroy national unity by allegedly supporting calls for regional self-rule, reports said.

Bitcoin CEO's arrest leaves trail of unanswered questions

Toukyo - The arrest of MtGox boss Mark Karpeles has begun to shed light on the defunct Bitcoin exchange after hundreds of millions of dollars in virtual currency vanished from its digital vaults last year.

Algerian human rights lawyer held in Italy: Reports

Rome - Italian border police have detained an Algerian human rights lawyer who is the subject of an international arrest warrant but who lives in Switzerland as a political refugee, Italian media said Friday.

Suspect held after arson attack on Copenhagen mosque

Stockholm - Danish police said Sunday they had arrested a man on suspicion of torching a mosque in Copenhagen earlier in the day. "At 11:31 am (0931 GMT), the police were informed that a man had started a fire by throwing a flammable liquid ...

Lebanon arrests fugitive Sunni cleric Assir: security

Birut - Lebanon arrested Saturday a fugitive Sunni Muslim cleric wanted over deadly clashes with the army as he tried to flee the country, security sources told AFP."Lebanese authorities arrested Ahmad al-Assir this morning at the airport.

France arrests suspected Albanian traffickers

Lille - Five people linked to an Albanian smuggling network were in custody Thursday after their arrest in northern France, suspected of trafficking migrants across the Channel to Britain, the local prosecutor's office said.

Spain detains man for selling Islamic State clothing line

Madrid - Spanish police have detained a man suspected of selling clothes bearing Islamic State slogans and T-shirts showing a British aid worker just before his execution, the government said Wednesday.

Italy nabs fugitive mobster sunbathing on beach

Rome - Italian police Wednesday arrested a mobster fugitive named on the country's top 100 most dangerous list as he sunned himself on a beach near Rome.

Spain breaks up ring smuggling Albanians to Britain

Madrid - Spanish police said Wednesday they had smashed a gang that smuggled Albanians into Britain by plane via Spain using fake identity documents.

Police arrest Syrian in Germany for runaway migrant freighter

Rome - Police arrested a Syrian in Germany on Wednesday suspected of helping to set a freighter packed with migrants on a collision course with the Italian coastline.

Italy arrests almost 900 traffickers since Jan 2014: Police

Rome - Italy has arrested nearly 900 suspected people traffickers since January 2014 but the kingpins remain at large, police data published Tuesday in Catholic daily Avvenire showed.

Mali arrests five over Qaeda attack that killed 11 soldiers

Bamako - Malian forces arrested five people suspected of involvement in an attack that left 11 soldiers dead, but the release of a former top jihadist sparked outrage among human rights groups.

Germany detains suspected jihadist who fled Spain

Berlin - German police have detained a suspected Islamic State jihadist who fled Spain last month, German and Spanish authorities said Wednesday.

Israel arrests second suspected Jewish extremist: Shin Bet

Jerusalem - A second suspected Jewish extremist was arrested Tuesday in Israel following the firebombing of a Palestinian home that burned a baby alive, the Shin Bet internal security force said.

Jewish extremist head arrested after anti-Arab violence: police

Jerusalem - A Jewish extremist group's leader was arrested Monday after a Palestinian baby died in a West Bank firebombing, as police investigated online threats against Israel's president for condemning "Jewish terrorism".

Italy cracks Mafia sheep code to arrest Godfather's henchmen

Rome - Italian police on Monday arrested 11 suspects linked to the fugitive head of the Sicilian Mafia, including a former boss who ran a secret message system for the mobster using a sheep-based code.

Detained Canadian pastor 'confesses' at Pyongyang church service

Seoul - North Korea on Monday released video footage of a detained Canadian pastor attending church in Pyongyang and admitting to unspecified subversion charges levelled after his arrest in January.

Greece arrests three suspected migrant boat raiders

Atenas - Greece's coastguard on Saturday said it had arrested three men suspected of preying on migrants seeking to cross over from neighbouring Turkey, following several complaints made to a rights group.

Bitcoin exchange CEO arrested by Japanese police

Toukyo - Japanese police on Saturday arrested Mark Karpeles, head of the MtGox Bitcoin exchange, after a series of fraud allegations led to its spectacular collapse and hammered the digital currency's reputation.

Two Swedes arrested over 'terrorist crimes' in Syria

Stockholm - Swedish prosecutors on Thursday announced the arrest of two Swedes suspected of committing murder in war-torn Syria, in the nation's first such detentions since the conflict erupted in 2011.

Turkey detains three over 'PKK attack' on police

Urfa - Turkish security forces on Thursday detained three suspects over the killing of two police claimed by Kurdish militants as revenge for a deadly suicide bombing blamed on jihadists.

Italy arrests two suspected of planning IS-style attacks

Rome - Italian police arrested two men Wednesday suspected of supporting the Islamic State group and plotting to carrying out attacks in the country.

Spain arrests man accused of recruiting women for IS

Madrid - Police in Spain's north African territory of Melilla arrested a man suspected of recruiting women for the armed jihadist group Islamic State, the government said Wednesday.

Italy seizes mafia assets worth 2 bn euros in gambling sting

Rome - Italian police said Wednesday they had seized assets worth two billion euros ($2.2 billion) belonging to a powerful organised crime syndicate, in the latest sting against the mafia.

Ex-Yugoslav general arrested in Montenegro

Podgorica - A former Yugoslav general was arrested in Montenegro on Sunday on suspicion of having committed war crimes in the 1990s, an official source in Podgorica said.

Ugandan police arrest two top presidential challengers

Kanpala - Ugandan police on Thursday arrested two top opposition leaders and presidential candidates hoping to challenge veteran President Yoweri Museveni in elections next year, police said.

Argentine torture suspect arrested in Brazil

Bras - An Argentine man alleged to have been a government torturer during the country's military dictatorship between 1976 and 1983 has been arrested in Brazil and could face genocide charges, police said Wednesday.

Sheriff: Feds could have demanded arrest of S.F. slaying suspect

San Francisco - San Francisco would have kept an illegal Mexican immigrant locked up and unable to attack a young woman he is suspected of killing if federal authorities had demanded it, a top official said this week.
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Spanish police arrested one of the UK s  Most Wanted  - Mark Alan Lilley - on Saturday July 6  2013
Spanish police arrested one of the UK's "Most Wanted" - Mark Alan Lilley - on Saturday July 6, 2013
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EDL leader Tommy Robinson is arrested as police fear he may be attacked.
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)
Ugandan police take two Monitor journalists to court. (Isaac Kasamani/Monitor)
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Michael Carr being placed in an unmarked vehicle.
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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Arrest of Somali pirates by the French Protection Brigade  off the coast of Somalia.
Arrest of Somali pirates by the French Protection Brigade, off the coast of Somalia.
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Britain First have launched a manhunt for anti-British Muslim extremist Anjem Choudary and intend to...
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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A pedophile was arrested in Jaen  Spain after a tip off from a burglar about incriminating video tap...
A pedophile was arrested in Jaen, Spain after a tip off from a burglar about incriminating video tapes.
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Shaun White was arrested in Nashville TN after being charged with vandalism and public intoxication.
Shaun White was arrested in Nashville TN after being charged with vandalism and public intoxication.
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Police blocking protesters from walking on the road.
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Edward Canahan  second detainee released  speaking to the media.
Edward Canahan, second detainee released, speaking to the media.
Donna Anne Progan was murdered in 1981. A suspect was arrested for her murder today in Toronto.
Donna Anne Progan was murdered in 1981. A suspect was arrested for her murder today in Toronto.
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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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A man was spotted pacing around the roof of Parliament
A man was spotted pacing around the roof of Parliament
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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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Mallorca's German Hells Angels raided by Spanish police on July 23, 2013.
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National police arrested 3 men who had forced a woman into prostitution by holding her 8-year-old ch...
National police arrested 3 men who had forced a woman into prostitution by holding her 8-year-old child prisoner.
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