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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.

Turkey detains 82 foreigners planning to go to Syria: report

Ankara - Turkish authorities have detained 82 foreigners in Istanbul suspected of having links to the Islamic State group and planning to go to Syria, as Turkey's crackdown against the jihadist group widens.

Over 110 detained in vast anti-IS raids in Ankara

Ankara - Turkish police detained 111 Islamic State suspects in a vast anti-terror operation in the capital Ankara on Thursday, the latest round-ups in a widening crackdown against the extremist group.

France arrests 10 over suspected plot targeting politicians

Paris - French anti-terror agents arrested 10 people on Tuesday over a suspected plot to target mosques and politicians, including a government spokesman, a source close to the investigation told AFP.

Two more arrests in Wales over London Underground bombing: police

London - Two men were arrested on Wednesday over last week's London Underground terror attack in which 30 people were injured, bringing the total number of people in custody to five, police said.

Possible Syria terror link to Paris arrests: minister

Paris - French police investigating a suspected bomb factory near Paris believe three men arrested in connection with it were preparing attacks and had made calls to Syria, a minister said Thursday.

Ready-to-use home-made explosives found in Paris suburb

Paris - Homemade explosives ready for use were found Wednesday in an unoccupied flat near Paris, judicial sources said.

Finnish police arrest two more in stabbing case

Helsinki - Finnish police said Wednesday they had arrested two new suspects over last week's stabbing spree that killed two people and which investigators are treating as the country's first terror attack.

Five arrested in Belgian, French terror raids

Brussels - Five people have been arrested and an arms cache found after overnight terror raids in France and Belgium linked to a bikers' club called the Kamikaze Riders, officials and sources said Wednesday.

Anti-mafia raids net 33 suspects in Spain, Italy, Germany

Barcelona - Police detained 33 people in Spain, Italy and Germany on Wednesday as part of a Europe-wide operation against suspected members of Italy's Camorra crime group, law enforcement officials said.

Four arrested, arms cache found after Brussels terror raids

Brussels - Four people have been arrested and an arms cache found after overnight terror raids in Brussels linked to a bikers' club called the Kamikaze Riders, federal prosecutors said Wednesday."During one of the house searches, various weapons were found.

Police arrest 12 in Brussels attacks probe: prosecutors

Brussels - Belgian police arrested 12 people in a series of raids across Brussels on Tuesday over suspected links to the March 2016 attacks on the capital, prosecutors said.
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Unmarked cop shutting the door of an unmarked minivan after they arrested protester(s).
Unmarked cop shutting the door of an unmarked minivan after they arrested protester(s).
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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Cop wearing riot gear in preparation for upheaval.
Cop wearing riot gear in preparation for upheaval.
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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Several protest leaders in Washington were arrested for their actions.
Several protest leaders in Washington were arrested for their actions.
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Buildings burn on Tottenham High Road  London after youths protested against the killing of a man by...
Buildings burn on Tottenham High Road, London after youths protested against the killing of a man by armed police in an attempted arrest, August 6, 2011 in London, England. Twenty-nine-year-old father-of-four Mark Duggan died August 4 after being shot by police in Tottenham, north London.
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Officers at the detention centre.
Officers at the detention centre.
Arrests made by police in protest in Anaheim.
Arrests made by police in protest in Anaheim.
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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.
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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Press conference at Johnnie Simpson Park prior to the march.
Press conference at Johnnie Simpson Park prior to the march.
A cop in riot gear during one rally in Toronto.
A cop in riot gear during one rally in Toronto.
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.

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