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Switzerland arrests wanted ex-Algerian rebel

Geneva - A former member of the Algerian rebel Armed Islamic Group, who is wanted in France, was arrested Thursday in Switzerland and is seeking asylum, Swiss authorities said.

Eight arrested over links to Nice truck attacker

Nice - French police on Tuesday arrested eight associates of the jihadist who killed 86 people when he ploughed his truck into a Bastille Day crowd in Nice, an investigation source said."They are associates of the perpetrator.

Indian police arrest Kashmiri activist

Srinagar - Indian police said Friday they have arrested a prominent Kashmiri activist who was this week prevented from travelling to Geneva, where he had been due to brief UN officials on the strife-torn region.

China releases alleged Canadian spy

Montr - A Canadian man arrested in China two years ago on charges of spying and stealing state secrets has been freed and is back home in Canada, his family said Thursday.

French police hold three teens over jihadist links

Paris - Three teenagers linked to an Islamic State group jihadist have been arrested around Paris in the past week as investigators probe the use of an encrypted messaging app to plot attacks in France, judicial sources said Wednesday.

Mexico arrests drug lord's wife

Mexico - Mexican police have arrested the wife of a jailed leader of the Beltran Leyva drug cartel, authorities said Tuesday, making her the latest woman accused of a high-profile role in the country's underworld.

Germany arrests three IS suspects with 'links' to Paris attackers

Berlin - German police Tuesday arrested three men with forged Syrian passports accused of being Islamic State (IS) militants and labelled a possible "sleeper cell" with links to the Paris attackers.

French police arrest 15-year-old suspected of planning attack

Paris - French police have arrested a 15-year-old boy suspected of planning an attack, investigators said Sunday, as Prime Minister Manuel Valls warned that the country faced a threat from 15,000 homegrown radicals.

European arrests after migrant smuggling ring smashed

Berlin - German police on Tuesday said investigators working together across Europe had dismantled a trafficking ring suspected of smuggling Syrian refugees into the EU, leading to 16 arrests.

Iran says 'nuclear spy' arrested, bailed

Tehran - Iran has arrested a "spy" involved in the nuclear negotiations with world powers but has not yet formally charged the suspect, the judiciary's spokesman told reporters on Sunday."(News of) the arrest of the infiltrating spy is true.

Pilots arrested for alleged drinking before UK-US flight

London - Two pilots were arrested in Scotland on suspicion of being under the influence of alcohol as they prepared to fly a passenger plane to the United States, police said Sunday.

Kenyan police raid Olympic headquarters over corruption scam

Nairobi - Kenyan police raided the country's Olympic headquarters Saturday probing a corruption scam that saw some of the nation's athletes deprived of team uniforms at the Rio Games.

Guatemala mayor arrested over mudslide that killed 280

Guatemala City - A mayor of a Guatemalan village was arrested Thursday for allegedly ignoring warnings ahead of a mudslide that engulfed a community in 2015, killing 280 people.

Iran rounds up 450 social network users

Tehran - Iran has "arrested or summoned" around 450 social media users over their online activities, a website linked to the powerful Revolutionary Guards said on Tuesday.

German police arrest Muslim convert over bomb plot scare

Berlin - German police on Wednesday arrested a 27-year-old convert to Islam on fears he was planning a bomb attack, but later said they found no evidence to back the suspicion."The suspicion has not been confirmed," a police spokesman said.

German police arrest Munich gunman's 'weapons supplier'

Berlin - German police Tuesday arrested a man believed to have supplied a gun and bullets used by a teenage gunman to kill nine people in a rampage at a Munich shopping centre, prosecutors said.

Venezuela jails soldiers for smuggling drugs to France

Caracas - A Venezuelan court sentenced three soldiers and seven civilians to two decades in prison for shipping more than a ton of cocaine to France, officials said Tuesday.The three airport customs officers were arrested after 1.

Iran arrests dual national over UK 'spy links'

Tehran - Iran has arrested a British-Iranian on suspicion of links to the UK intelligence service, the Tehran prosecutor told Iranian media on Tuesday.

French court charges man over priest murder

Paris - A French court on Friday charged and remanded in custody a 21-year-old man arrested in connection with the jihadist murder of a priest in a Normandy church last month, a judicial source said.

Second man arrested over French priest's murder

Paris - Police in southwest France arrested a 21-year-old man in connection with the jihadist killing of a priest in a Normandy church last month, judicial sources said Wednesday.

Germany arrests IS suspect, cites Bundesliga threat

Berlin - German special forces have arrested a Syrian suspected of being a member of the Islamic State group, local authorities said Tuesday, citing a threat to the opening game of the upcoming Bundesliga football championships.

Syria-bound relative of Charlie Hebdo killer arrested

Paris - A relative of one of the jihadist killers of journalists at French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo has been arrested in Turkey on his way to Syria, a judicial source said Sunday.

German national held in Turkey coup crackdown

Berlin - A German national has been detained in Turkey as part of the country's crackdown on suspected supporters of Fethullah Gulen in the wake of last month's failed coup, Berlin confirmed Friday.

Head of top Argentine rights group faces arrest

Buenos Aires - An Argentine judge issued an arrest warrant Thursday for the head of the acclaimed human rights group Mothers of the Plaza de Mayo, which is caught up in a politically messy corruption case.

Ranger dies in Spain blaze after German lights toilet paper

Santa Cruz De La Palma - A park ranger died while fighting a blaze in the Canary Islands allegedly sparked by a German man who set fire to toilet paper after defecating in the woods, authorities said Thursday.

Man arrested on suspicion of murder in London stabbings

London - A 19-year-old man detained by police at the scene of a stabbing spree in London has been arrested on suspicion of murder, police said Thursday.

US capital transit policeman arrested on terror charge

Washington - A police officer for the US capital city's metro system was arrested Wednesday on charges that he tried to provide material support to the Islamic State jihadist group, prosecutors said.

Germans held in Spain as flashmob sparks terror alert

Barcelona - Five young German women were arrested after a flashmob stunt at a Spanish resort went wrong and sparked a terror alert, police said Wednesday.

Dutch woman who fled IS arrested on return home

Den Haag - A young woman who returned home to the Netherlands with her two children after fleeing Syria has been arrested on suspicion of links to the jihadist Islamic State group, officials said Tuesday.

Pro-refugee activists cleared of disrupting Greek mass

Thessalon - A Greek court on Monday released 26 anarchists who had disrupted a Sunday Orthodox church service to protest against refugee evictions, a judicial source said.
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