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32,000 arrested in Turkey coup probe
32,000 arrested in Turkey coup probe

Turkey said that courts have placed 32,000 suspects under arrest on charges of links to a group run by the US-based preacher.

32,000 arrested in Turkey coup probe
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Kazakhstan arrests 21 suspected of plotting terrorist attacks

Kazakhstan has arrested 21 members of radical groups plotting terror attacks in public places.

Kazakhstan arrests 21 suspected of plotting terrorist attacks
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Saudi orders 'kinder, gentler' religious police

Saudi Arabia has stripped its frequently criticised religious police of their powers to arrest, urging them to act "kindly and gently" in enforcing Islamic rules.

Saudi orders 'kinder, gentler' religious police
Seitkazy Matayev. ©Yaroslav Radlovskiy
Kazakhstan arrests top media chief on corruption charges

Kazakhstan arrested the influential head of the country's Union of Journalists and former presidential spokesman Seitkazy Matayev.

Kazakhstan arrests top media chief on corruption charges
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Saudi police arrest 33 'terror' suspects, including one Kazakh

Saudi authorities have arrested nine American citizens and one Kazakhstani among 33 'terror' suspects.

Saudi police arrest 33 'terror' suspects, including one Kazakh
Ukraine arrests officials on live TV, sacks powerful oligarch
Ukraine arrests officials on live TV, sacks powerful oligarch

Ukraine dramatically arrested two top officials on graft charges at a televised cabinet meeting hours after the president sacked a powerful oligarch as regional governor.

Ukraine arrests officials on live TV, sacks powerful oligarch
slamic preacher Fethullah Gulen.  ©REUTERS
Turkey court issues warrant for Erdogan foe Gulen

An Istanbul court issued an arrest warrant for US-based Turkish cleric Fethullah Gulen who President Recep Tayyip Erdogan regards as his top enemy.

Turkey court issues warrant for Erdogan foe Gulen
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Italy arrests doctors in baby milk bribes scandal

Italian police placed 12 doctors under house arrest on suspicion of promoting baby milk formula over breastfeeding in exchange for kickbacks including luxury holidays.

Italy arrests doctors in baby milk bribes scandal
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Kazakhstan introduces arrest for misdemeanors with no detention homes in place

Kazakhstan has changed its legislature to huminize the justice system by differentiating between crimincal misdemeanor and criminal offence. The first is supposed to be punished by arrest but there are no detention homes in Kazakhstan. Even more, the courts will gain the right to order arrest for misdemeanors only starting January 1, 2017. That is, two years from now.

Kazakhstan introduces arrest for misdemeanors with no detention homes in place
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Astana seeks repatriation of Kazakhstani diplomats convicted in Germany

Prosecutor General of Kazakhstan has sent a request to Germany asking to send back two Kazakhstani diplomats convicted in the country.

Astana seeks repatriation of Kazakhstani diplomats convicted in Germany
Russian services conglomerate Sistema President Vladimir Yevtushenkov. ©Reuters
Russia places top billionaire under house arrest

Russian authorities said they had placed a top billionaire, Vladimir Yevtushenkov, under house arrest, accusing him of money-laundering.

Russia places top billionaire under house arrest
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China arrests Shanghai ex-official over graft

Chinese President's anti-graft campaign is turning its focus to the power base of his predecessor , announcing a former official's arrest.

China arrests Shanghai ex-official over graft
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Mexico arrests 32 cops for alleged organized crime ties

More than 30 police officers have been arrested in Mexico for alleged organized crime ties and possible involvement in the killing of fellow cops, authorities said.

Mexico arrests 32 cops for alleged organized crime ties
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Cameroon sends 14 Boko Haram members to prison: report

A military court in Cameroon has handed down prison sentences of up to 20 years to 14 Boko Haram members, the country's state broadcaster Crtv reported.

Cameroon sends 14 Boko Haram members to prison: report
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Iran confirms arrest of Washington Post correspondent

Tehran's chief justice Gholamhossein Esmaili on Friday confirmed the arrest of Washington Post correspondent Jason Rezaian and his wife, also a journalist, the official IRNA news agency reported.

Iran confirms arrest of Washington Post correspondent
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Three women arrested for helping Somalia's Al-Qaeda-linked Shebab

Three women were arrested, in the United States and Netherlands, for allegedly giving financial help to Somalia's Al-Qaeda-linked Shebab, authorities said.

Three women arrested for helping Somalia's Al-Qaeda-linked Shebab
Turkey arrests more than 50 senior police officers: TV
Turkey arrests more than 50 senior police officers: TV

Turkish authorities arrested 55 senior police officers in a criminal probe over alleged corruption and abuse of office, the latest apparent crackdown on opponents of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan ahead of presidential polls.

Turkey arrests more than 50 senior police officers: TV
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Couple arrested in Colombia baby trafficking case

A Spanish couple was arrested trying to leave Colombia with a five-week-old girl they allegedly bought from her parents, Colombian authorities said.

Couple arrested in Colombia baby trafficking case
Abdullah Morsi. Photo courtesy of mynewshub.my
Morsi's fugitive son arrested at Egypt train station

A son of ousted Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi, who was sentenced to a year in prison for possession and use of hashish, was arrested early Friday at a train station south of Cairo, security officials said.

Morsi's fugitive son arrested at Egypt train station
Canadian teacher arrested in Indonesian child sex scandal
Canadian teacher arrested in Indonesian child sex scandal

A Canadian teacher has been arrested in Indonesia for alleged child sex abuse, police said Tuesday, in a scandal that has rocked one of the country's most prestigious international schools.

Canadian teacher arrested in Indonesian child sex scandal