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British teacher jailed in UAE for sending ‘electronic insult’

British teacher jailed in UAE for sending ‘electronic insult’

A former teacher at the Duchess of Cambridge’s old public school has been jailed in the United Arab Emirates for sending ‘an electronic insult’ on social media.

Saudi billionaire Prince Alwaleed released - family sources

Saudi billionaire Prince Alwaleed released - family sources

His release came hours after he told Reuters in an exclusive interview at the opulent Ritz-Carlton hotel in Riyadh that he expected to be cleared of any wrongdoing.

Putin critic Navalny released after 20-day detention

Putin critic Navalny released after 20-day detention

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny said on social media on Sunday he had been released from detention after spending around three weeks in jail.

Turkey orders detention of 100 former police officers in post-coup

Turkey orders detention of 100 former police officers in post-coup

Turkish authorities issued detention warrants on Saturday for 100 former police officers and have so far detained 63 of them, the state-run Anadolu news agency said ...

No autopsy for US student detained by North Korea

No autopsy for US student detained by North Korea

The family of Otto Warmbier has asked that no autopsy be performed on the body of the US student who died days after being evacuated in a coma from North Korean detention.

Philippine police chief backs 'secret cell' detention

Philippine police chief backs 'secret cell' detention

The Philippines' police chief has defended the detention of a dozen people inside a closet-sized secret cell in a case that raised further alarm about abuses under President Rodrigo Duterte's deadly war on drugs.

Trump win breathes life into private detention industry

Trump win breathes life into private detention industry

Donald Trump's White House triumph this month caught the business world by surprise but also breathed life into a little-understood US industry: private prisons and migrant detention centers.

Australia plans indefinite detention of convicted extremists

Australia plans indefinite detention of convicted extremists

Australia will indefinitely detain people convicted of terrorism-related charges if it feels they pose an ongoing danger to society upon their release, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said on Monday.

Protests in Hong Kong over bookseller detention in China

Protests in Hong Kong over bookseller detention in China

Angry protesters gathered in Hong Kong after a city bookseller broke silence to reveal how he was blindfolded, interrogated and detained in China for eight months for trading titles critical of Beijing.

France extends detention of terror plot suspect

France extends detention of terror plot suspect

A French judge has extended the detention of the main suspect in what officials said was a foiled terror attack, a judicial source said Monday, as European countries remained on high alert following last week's carnage in Brussels.