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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.

FIFA scandal deepens with 16 indicted for corruption

Washington - The multi-million dollar corruption scandal engulfing FIFA widened with 16 people indicted by US justice officials who pledged an unremitting crackdown on an "outrageous" betrayal of trust.

More FIFA officials arrested as scandal widens

Zurich - The unprecedented corruption scandal engulfing FIFA widened Thursday with the arrests of two more top officials in another dramatic dawn raid at a luxury hotel in Zurich.

France arrests two men 'who tried to join IS in Libya'

Paris - Two French men arrested attempting to join Islamic State fighters in Libya via neighbouring Tunisia are now being held in Paris, a judicial source told AFP Monday.

Paris police detain 208 after climate change demo

Paris - French police detained 208 people and kept a total of 174 in custody, after activists clashed with police in Paris on Sunday ahead of key climate talks, Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said.

Nearly 300 searches in Paris since attacks: Police chief

Paris - French security forces have made nearly 300 searches in the Paris region since the jihadist attacks of November 13, police chief Michel Cadot said on Monday. A total of 298 searches were made, Cadot said.

Belgian police arrest 16, Salah Abdeslam not caught: Prosecutor

Brussels - Belgian police arrested 16 people during a series of raids on Sunday after a huge security lockdown, but Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam was not among them, prosecutors said.

Belgium charges suspect with terrorism over Paris attacks

Brussels - Belgium on Friday charged one suspect with involvement in terrorism over the Paris attacks and released one other as part of a separate investigation into suicide bomber Hadfi Bilal, prosecutors said.

Nine arrests in Brussels linked to Paris attacks

Brussels - Belgian police arrested nine people in Brussels on Thursday during raids connected to last week's deadly Paris attacks, prosecutors said.

Germany frees 7 people arrested, no link to Paris attacks

Berlin - German police released seven people they had arrested on Tuesday, saying there was no evidence linking them to the Paris attacks.
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Cops trying to block people from coming closer to the scene where unmarked officers arrested activists.
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Police officers blocking the protesters from walking on the road.
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Cops blocking people from coming closer to the scene where unmarked policemen arrested and beat down protesters.
Source SEIU: Police outside McDonalds HQ are arresting ~1 fast food worker every 4 minutes
Source SEIU: Police outside McDonalds HQ are arresting ~1 fast food worker every 4 minutes
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Cops shoving protesters who were arrested into the minivan.
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.
Cop wearing riot gear in preparation for upheaval.
Cop wearing riot gear in preparation for upheaval.
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File photo: 158 arrested in Utah s largest ever ICE-led gang enforcement action - 8/19/2010
File photo: 158 arrested in Utah's largest ever ICE-led gang enforcement action - 8/19/2010
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Adam Vaughan discusses police arrests in wake of scathing G20 report. Chief Bill Blair denies wrongd...
Adam Vaughan discusses police arrests in wake of scathing G20 report. Chief Bill Blair denies wrongdoing and refuses to resign.
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Press conference at Johnnie Simpson Park prior to the march.
Press conference at Johnnie Simpson Park prior to the march.
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Toronto: An unmarked police minivan.
Several protest leaders in Washington were arrested for their actions.
Several protest leaders in Washington were arrested for their actions.
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Greater Manchester Police Ford Transit Connect
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Press conference at Johnnie Simpson Park prior to the march.
Press conference at Johnnie Simpson Park prior to the march.