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Two high-profile participants in DC riots have been arrested

Two high-profile participants in this week's DC riots have been arrested: Richard Barnett, pictured sitting in Nancy Pelosi's office with his feet up on a deck, and West Virginia state lawmaker Derrick Evans, who filmed his own participation in the riot.

Three Rwanda genocide suspects arrested in Belgium

Apo - Three men suspected of involvement in the 1994 Rwanda genocide have been arrested and charged in Belgium with serious abuse of human rights, the prosecutor's office said Saturday.

China approves arrest of Hong Kong 'speedboat fugitives'

Bejing - Chinese authorities formally approved on Wednesday the arrests of 12 Hong Kong activists caught last month while allegedly trying to flee the city for Taiwan.

Scores arrested as PSG fans riot in Paris after defeat

Paris - More than 150 people were arrested as Paris Saint-Germain fans set cars ablaze, smashed shop windows and clashed with police in the French capital after their team's Champions League final defeat to Bayern Munich, police said Monday.

Belarus threatens opposition protesters with criminal charges

Minsk - Belarus said Wednesday that protesters could face serious criminal charges after hundreds were arrested at demonstrations over the removal of opposition candidates from the presidential election.

Belarus threatens opposition protesters with criminal charges

Minsk - Belarus said Wednesday that protesters could face serious criminal charges after dozens were arrested at demonstrations over the removal of opposition candidates from the presidential poll.

At least 35 detained at Moscow opposition protest

Moscow - Russian police arrested more than 30 people in central Moscow on Friday on the second day that peaceful opposition protesters were detained during a city-wide lockdown.

US cracks down on Mexico 'New Generation' cartel

Washington - US authorities announced Wednesday that they had arrested 750 people involved with the powerful Mexican methamphetamine cartel Jalisco New Generation, denting one of the world's "most dangerous" trafficking organizations.

Spain police arrest 51 people during Catalan protests

Madrid - Police in Spain said Wednesday they arrested 51 people across Catalonia overnight after violent protests over the jailing of nine separatist leaders for their role in a failed 2017 independence bid.

French police arrest hundreds after Algeria football win

Paris - French police arrested over two hundred people on Sunday following Algeria's qualification for the final of the Africa Cup of Nations, which sparked scenes of joy as well as clashes with police in several large cities.

Trump confirms immigration raids set for the weekend

Washington - US President Donald Trump confirmed Friday that agents of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency will launch raids across the country this weekend to round up thousands of undocumented migrants for deportation.

Sudan forces arrest protest leaders who met Ethiopia PM

Khartoum - Sudanese security forces have arrested two prominent rebels and an opposition leader, a day after they met the Ethiopian premier during his reconciliation mission to Khartoum, their aides said Saturday.

Helicopter pilot in French gangster's prison break released

Paris - The pilot of a helicopter used in the Hollywood-style prison break of a notorious French gangster last year was freed without charge Wednesday, along with his step-daughter and another person, a judicial source said in the latest twist in a sensational...

Two Brazilian police arrested over killing of activist Marielle Franco

Rio De Janeiro - Two police officers were arrested Tuesday in the killing of Rio city councilor and black gay rights activist Marielle Franco, prosecutors said, almost a year to the day after the brazen murder shocked Brazil.

Dozens arrested in protests against fifth term for Algeria president

Alger - Security forces arrested 41 people during angry protests that rocked Algeria's capital against ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika seeking a fifth term, authorities said Saturday.

Dozens arrested in protests against fifth term for Algeria president

Alger - Security forces arrested 41 people during angry protests that rocked Algeria's capital against ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika seeking a fifth term, authorities said Saturday.

Five terror suspects held in Netherlands, Germany

Den Haag - Dutch security forces arrested four people in the port city of Rotterdam on Saturday on suspicion of preparing for a "terrorist crime", police said, while a fifth suspect was detained in Germany.

Morocco says suspects in hikers murder pledged allegiance to IS

Rabat - Moroccan authorities said Thursday four suspects arrested following the murder of two young Scandinavian hikers in southern Morocco had pledged allegiance to the Islamic State (IS) Three of the four suspects were arrested on Thursday over the grisly ki...

Jordan arrests 17 protesters against fiscal reform

Apo - Seventeen Jordanians were arrested over protests against a controversial fiscal reform, a judicial source in Amman said on Friday.

Over 1,700 arrested in latest 'yellow vest' protests in France

Paris - More than 1,700 people were arrested across France during the latest "yellow vest" protests as demonstrators clashing with riot police caused more damage in Paris than a week ago, officials said on Sunday.

Israel makes arrests after deadly West Bank car ramming: army

Jerusalem - Israeli forces have arrested a brother and an uncle of a Palestinian accused of killing two soldiers in a West Bank car ramming late on Friday, the army said.

Eight questioned in Belgium anti-terror raids

Apo - Eight people were questioned in Brussels following counter-terror raids as part of an investigation into what one source said Monday appeared to be preparations for an attack.

Dirty dancing, not porn: foreigners deny Cambodia charges

Phnom Penh - Ten foreigners detained in Cambodian jail after their arrests last week admit they were dancing provocatively at a drunken party but deny police accusations they made porn, their lawyer said Tuesday.

200 arrested, dozens hurt in fresh Tunisia unrest

Tunis - More than 200 people have been arrested and dozens hurt during clashes in several parts of Tunisia, the interior ministry said Wednesday, after a second night of unrest driven by anger over austerity measures.

Bread bandits busted in maxi German-Italian mafia sting

Rome - Italian and German police have rounded up more than 100 suspects in a vast anti-mafia operation in the two countries, cracking open a crime empire that grew rich on bread, wine and funeral services.

Dutch arrest four for 'terrorism': prosecutors

Den Haag - Dutch police have arrested four men including a Swedish citizen suspected of being involved in terror-related activities, prosecutors said on Tuesday.

Venezuela arrests former oil bosses in corruption purge

Caracas - Venezuela's military on Thursday arrested the country's former oil minister and the ex-chief of state oil company PDVSA after both men were sacked as part of an anti-corruption crackdown.

Venezuela arrests former oil bosses in corruption purge

Caracas - Venezuela's military on Thursday arrested the country's former oil minister and the ex-chief of state oil company PDVSA after both men were sacked as part of an anti-corruption crackdown.

Greece arrests nine suspected Turkish extremists

Atenas - Nine Turkish nationals suspected of belonging to leftwing extremist organisations were arrested Tuesday during an anti-terrorist operation in Athens, police said.

Anti-drug operation nets 4 tonnes of cocaine in Spain, Morocco

Madrid - Spanish and Moroccan police have netted close to four tonnes of cocaine with a street value of over 100 million euros and arrested 40 people in a long-term anti-trafficking operation, Spain's interior ministry said Friday.The ministry said that 1.
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Cops blocking people from coming closer to the scene where unmarked policemen arrested and beat down...
Cops blocking people from coming closer to the scene where unmarked policemen arrested and beat down protesters.
Officers at the detention centre.
Officers at the detention centre.
Press conference at Johnnie Simpson Park prior to the march.
Press conference at Johnnie Simpson Park prior to the march.
Cops blocking people from coming closer to the scene where unmarked policemen arrested and beat down...
Cops blocking people from coming closer to the scene where unmarked policemen arrested and beat down protesters.
Greater Manchester Police Ford Transit Connect
Greater Manchester Police Ford Transit Connect
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Police officers blocking the protesters from walking on the road.
Police officers blocking the protesters from walking on the road.
Fentanyl transdermal patches were being sold on the street for $300 to $500 per patch.
Fentanyl transdermal patches were being sold on the street for $300 to $500 per patch.
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Cops blocking people from coming closer to the scene where unmarked policemen arrested and beat down...
Cops blocking people from coming closer to the scene where unmarked policemen arrested and beat down protesters.
Press conference at Johnnie Simpson Park prior to the march.
Press conference at Johnnie Simpson Park prior to the march.
ABOVE: An aerial view of a University of California campus in Berkeley  near where more than a dozen...
ABOVE: An aerial view of a University of California campus in Berkeley, near where more than a dozen people were injured during two Black Lives Matter protests on Telegraph Avenue in December 2014.
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Several protest leaders in Washington were arrested for their actions.
Several protest leaders in Washington were arrested for their actions.
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Arrests made by police in protest in Anaheim.
Arrests made by police in protest in Anaheim.
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Cop wearing riot gear in preparation for upheaval.
Cop wearing riot gear in preparation for upheaval.
A cop in riot gear during one rally in Toronto.
A cop in riot gear during one rally in Toronto.

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