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Philippines to help 12 nationals detained in Iran for oil smuggling

Philippines to help 12 nationals detained in Iran for oil smuggling

The Philippine government said Sunday it would provide assistance to 12 Filipino crew members of a tugboat seized by Iran for alleged oil smuggling.

Iranian detained on Manus Island wins Australian biography prize

Iranian detained on Manus Island wins Australian biography prize

Kurdish-Iranian writer and refugee Behrouz Boochani, who has been held in Australian migration detention on Manus Island since 2013, has won Australia's National Biography Award for his memoir ‘No Friend But the Mountains.’

Hundreds of protesters detained in central Moscow

Hundreds of protesters detained in central Moscow

More than 300 protesters were detained at a political opposition rally in central Moscow on Saturday, an independent monitoring group told dpa.

North Korea releases detained Russian fishing boat: Russian embassy

North Korea releases detained Russian fishing boat: Russian embassy

North Korea has released a Russian fishing boat held after being accused of violating entry regulations, the Russian embassy in North Korea said on Sunday ...

NHRC welcomes release of citizen detained in Saudi

NHRC welcomes release of citizen detained in Saudi

The National Human Rights Committee (NHRC) has welcomed the release of Qatari citizen Mohsen Saleh Saadoun al-Korbi, who had been arbitrarily detained by the Saudi authorities ...

Detained UK man's friend refutes UAE claims

Detained UK man's friend refutes UAE claims

A friend of a British football fan who claimed he was detained in the United Arab Emirates for wearing a Qatar shirt laughed at suggestions the tourist beat himself up.

Over 1,300 detained at German border over entry ban violations

Over 1,300 detained at German border over entry ban violations

More than 1,300 people were detained at German border crossings last year over violations to entry bans,

US, Canada call on China to release detained Canadians

US, Canada call on China to release detained Canadians

The United States joined Canada on Friday in calling on Beijing to release two Canadians detained in what are widely believed to be tit-for-tat arrests related to the high-profile detention in Canada ...

French 'spiderman' detained for free-climbing 230-metre London tower

French 'spiderman' detained for free-climbing 230-metre London tower

French ‘spiderman’ Alain Robert was arrested on Thursday after he free-climbed a 230-metre office tower in central London, adding to his portfolio of unaided ascents of many of the world's tallest buildings.

Election candidate among 19 detained over campaign violence in Turkey

Election candidate among 19 detained over campaign violence in Turkey

Turkish authorities on Saturday detained 19 people in the south-eastern town of Sanliurfa, including a candidate for parliament from a pro-Kurdish party, as part of investigations into clashes there on Thursday ...

Over 50 foreign ISIS suspects detained in Istanbul

Over 50 foreign ISIS suspects detained in Istanbul

At least 51 foreign nationals have been arrested in Istanbul for alleged links to ISIS group, Turkish police sources told Anadolu Agency on Friday.

Suspected attacker detained after St Petersburg supermarket bombing

Suspected attacker detained after St Petersburg supermarket bombing

The suspected bomber of a supermarket in St Petersburg has been detained, Russian media reported on Saturday, citing the country's secret service.