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Le Pen, Fillon blast French gov't over school violence

Bobigny - Far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen and right-wing Francois Fillon on Wednesday lashed out at the French government a day after a mob of school children in a Paris suburb assaulted police and smashed public property.

France arrests three suspected of planning terror attack

Paris - French police on Tuesday arrested three men suspected of planning a terror attack in raids in the Paris area, Marseille and the central city of Clermont-Ferrand, legal sources said.

More than 40 detained in Chile for spreading forest fires

Santiago - Authorities have detained 43 people suspected of stoking some of the deadly Chilean forest fires that have killed 11 people and destroyed large swaths of land, President Michelle Bachelet said Sunday.

Pakistan nabs suspects after 34 killed by toxic liquour

Islamabad - Pakistani police on Wednesday caught three men accused of preparing home-made liquor mixed with aftershave that killed 34 people including a fourth suspect after they consumed the toxic brew on Christmas Eve.

11 arrested in France over Nice massacre

Nice - French police on Monday arrested 11 people suspected of helping to arm the Islamist radical who crushed 86 people to death with a truck in Nice, sources close to the investigation said.

Two suspects freed in France terror plot probe

Paris - French authorities released two of the seven suspects arrested in police raids at the weekend which broke up a terror ring plotting an attack, a judicial source told AFP.

French police foil terror attack, arrest 7: minister

Paris - Police broke up a terror ring plotting an attack in France after arresting seven suspects in Strasbourg and Marseille over the weekend, Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said Monday.

Turkey's Diyarbakir mayors arrested in 'terror' probe

Diyarbakir - The two co-mayors of Diyarbakir, the biggest Kurdish-majority city in southeast Turkey, have been arrested as part of a "terrorism" enquiry, security officials said.

Over 35,000 suspects arrested in Turkey coup probe: minister

Ankara - Turkey has arrested more than 35,000 people over alleged links to the group run by the US-based preacher Fethullah Gulen, who is blamed for the failed July coup, local media reported Sunday.

Kazakhstan arrests 21 suspected of plotting 'terrorist' attacks

Almaty - Kazakhstan said Wednesday it had arrested 21 members of radical groups plotting terror attacks in public places, after two deadly attacks that fuelled fears of rising extremism.

Editor from top Turkish daily held in post-coup crackdown

Istanbul - Turkish authorities arrested an editor from the leading Hurriyet daily on Tuesday, continuing a sweep of the media triggered by last month's failed coup, the newspaper said.

Three held in France in August for 'planning attacks'

Paris - Seven people with links to terrorist networks, at least three of whom were planning attacks, have been arrested in France this month, Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said Tuesday.

Belgium releases three held in anti-terror raids: prosecutor

Brussels - Belgian authorities on Friday released three people who had been detained for questioning following anti-terror raids overnight in the capital Brussels, prosecutors said.

Brazil arrests 'amateur' Olympics terrorism group

Bras - Brazilian police have arrested 10 members of an "amateur" would-be terrorist group that expressed loyalty to the Islamic State organization and was preparing attacks ahead of the Olympics, officials said Thursday.

French ministry says 323 arrests made since Euro 2016 start

Paris - French police have made 323 arrests since the start of the European Championships, the interior ministry said on Thursday, as Europe's showcase football event continues to be marred by violence.

Burkina police arrest six 'foreigners' over jihadist attacks

Ouagadougou - Burkina Faso police have arrested six "foreigners" suspected of being behind jihadist attacks in January that left 30 people dead, the government and police said.

Two of three suspects arrested in slayings of Marin County teens

Novato - Two teenage suspects being sought in a deadly attack in normally bucolic western Marin County were arrested Thursday and charged with killing two high school students and seriously injuring a third.

Over 100 arrested on terror charges in France this year: Minister

Paris - France has arrested 101 people since the start of the year over "direct links to terrorism", Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said in an interview to be published Friday, exactly six months after the Paris attacks.

Three linked to California terror attack arrested

Los Angeles - The FBI arrested three people, including the older brother of San Bernardino shooter Syed Farook, on charges of marriage fraud and lying to investigators, authorities said.

Belgium releases Paris attacks suspects without charge

Brussels - Three people arrested in Brussels in connection with the November Paris attacks have been released without charge, Belgian prosecutors said on Wednesday.

Several arrests made in Brussels attacks probe

Brussels - Several arrests were made Friday in connection with the deadly Islamic State attacks on Brussels airport and the metro, the federal prosecutor's office said.

Cuba dissidents arrested hours before Obama arrival: AFP

Havana - Cuban police arrested dozens of people protesting against the communist government Sunday in Havana, just hours before US President Barack Obama was due on a three-day visit.

Five arrested including Paris suspect Abdeslam: prosecutors

Brussels - Belgian police arrested five people in counter-terror raids in Brussels on Friday, including Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam and the family who sheltered him, prosecutors said.

Suspected jihadist held in Paris, thought to be planning 'violent acts': minister

Paris - Four suspected jihadists were arrested Wednesday in the Paris region, one of whom was thought to be planning "violent acts", Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said."We received information about one individual...

Greece arrests three armed Britons at Turkish border

Thessalon - Greek police said Sunday they had arrested three heavily armed Britons near the border with Turkey where they were suspected of heading to join Kurdish forces fighting Islamic State jihadists.

Italy snares Black Widow's clan in double blow to Camorra

Rome - Italian authorities said Tuesday they had dismantled a mafia business group belonging to a clan headed by a woman known as the "Black Widow of the Camorra" and captured another leading figure in the Naples underworld.

Belgium probes motorcycle gang in alleged Islamist New Year plot

Brussels - Belgium is probing whether a motorcycle gang was involved in an alleged plot to launch attacks in Brussels during New Year's festivities, a source close to the probe told AFP Wednesday.

Belgium arrests two over suspected New Year attack plot

Brussels - Belgian police have arrested two people suspected of plotting attacks in Brussels during New Year festivities, just weeks after the jihadist bombings and shootings in Paris which were allegedly planned in Belgium.

France foils attack plot, plans constitutional reforms

Paris - A jihadist plot was foiled last week in the French region of Orleans, southwest of Paris, Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said Tuesday, as the government prepared constitutional changes to enshrine emergency police powers.

Two Syrians arrested in Geneva after 'traces of explosives' found in car

Ginebra - Swiss authorities on Saturday said two Syrians had been arrested in Geneva after traces of explosives were found in their car, as police continued to hunt for several suspected jihadists with links to the Islamic State group.
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Several protest leaders in Washington were arrested for their actions.
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Occupy Wall Street 17 March 2012.
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Arrests made by police in protest in Anaheim.
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Police officers blocking the protesters from walking on the road.
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Toronto: An unmarked police minivan.
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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.
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Unmarked cop shutting the door of an unmarked minivan after they arrested protester(s).
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Cops shoving protesters who were arrested into the minivan.
Press conference at Johnnie Simpson Park prior to the march.
Press conference at Johnnie Simpson Park prior to the march.