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Suu Kyi aide among new wave of arrests in Myanmar as Biden approves sanctions

Suu Kyi aide among new wave of arrests in Myanmar as Biden approves sanctions

A close aide to ousted Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi was detained in a new wave of arrests following last week's military coup, a party official said on Thursday ...

Turkey arrests 16 ISIS suspects

Turkey arrests 16 ISIS suspects

Turkish security authorities arrested on Friday 16 foreigners in the northern state of Samsun, on charges of belonging to ISIS.

10 arrested for violating home quarantine pledge

10 arrested for violating home quarantine pledge

The authorities arrested on Thursday 10 persons who violated the requirements of home quarantine, they committed to following, which they are legally accountable for, in accordance with the procedures of the health authorities in the country.

Philippine police warns of arrests if protesters defy ban on rallies

Philippine police warns of arrests if protesters defy ban on rallies

Philippine police on Sunday warned protesters they would be arrested if they defy a ban on rallies ahead of a speech by President Rodrigo Duterte in Congress.

Arrests show Beijing sees Hong Kong crackdown as priority: activist

Arrests show Beijing sees Hong Kong crackdown as priority: activist

Suppressing Hong Kong's democracy movement is a priority for China, even in the midst of the coronavirus crisis, a top pro-democracy leader said on Sunday, a day after police arrested him and 14 others ...

Hundreds of arrests as London climate-change activists vow more protests

Hundreds of arrests as London climate-change activists vow more protests

London police have made nearly 500 arrests as climate-change protesters, labelled ‘uncooperative crusties’ by Prime Minister Boris Johnson, continue two weeks of civil disobedience to push for more ...

Russian opposition plans new protest despite over 1,000 arrests

Russian opposition plans new protest despite over 1,000 arrests

Russia's anti-Kremlin opposition said it was planning a nationwide protest next weekend despite police forcibly detaining over 1,000 people on Saturday for attending what they said was an illegal march ...

London climate-change arrests top 120 on second day of street protests

London climate-change arrests top 120 on second day of street protests

Police have arrested more than 120 people in two days of protests after climate-change activists blocked some of London's most important junctions including Oxford Circus and Marble Arch, causing traffic chaos.

Uganda makes arrests in kidnap of American tourist and her guide

Uganda makes arrests in kidnap of American tourist and her guide

Uganda said Tuesday some suspects had been arrested in connection with last week's kidnap of an American tourist and her tour guide in a national park while a minister told a local TV ...

Croatia arrests 12 people over stricken Uljanik shipbuilder

Croatia arrests 12 people over stricken Uljanik shipbuilder

Twelve people were arrested in Croatia on Tuesday on suspicion of causing over one billion kuna ($152.16 million) in financial damage to the country's biggest shipbuilding group Uljanik ...

Arrests as Yellow Vest protesters march despite crackdown threat

Arrests as Yellow Vest protesters march despite crackdown threat

Ramped-up rhetoric from French leaders did not dissuade some Yellow Vest protesters from demonstrating in Paris and other cities on Saturday.

Migrants scramble aboard Calais ferry, sparking police sweep

Migrants scramble aboard Calais ferry, sparking police sweep

Migrants hoping to reach Britain scrambled aboard a cross-Channel ferry in the northern French port of Calais, sparking a vast police sweep of the ship, officials said Sunday.