A Taiwanese woman was on Tuesday jailed for 10 years by a Cambodian court for trafficking hundreds of people to work in slave-like conditions on fishing boats off Africa.
Algerian security forces have seized more than eight tonnes of cannabis in the port city of Oran, smuggled from neighbouring Morocco, and arrested six traffickers, the police said.
A woman has been arrested on suspicion of murder after three children were found dead at a house in London, British police said.
The captain and crew of a South Korean ferry that capsized last week with hundreds of children on board acted in a way "tantamount to murder," President Park Guen-Hye said Monday, as four more crew members were arrested.
US police arrested a man late Friday after he entered the Los Angeles Times building and threatened to start shooting, the newspaper said.
Police in Brazil have named 46 people, including an ex-executive at oil giant Petrobras, as suspects in an alleged $4.5 billion money laundering and drug operation, officials said.
A former Riviera lawyer was convicted on Friday of killing a glamorous casino heiress 36 years ago, after a legal battle that has gripped France.
Italian prosecutors on Thursday approved a request by Silvio Berlusconi's lawyers for the three-time prime minister to do community service rather than face house arrest following a tax fraud conviction.
At least 44 people were injured and more than 100 were arrested after a California student street party turned into a huge brawl, police said.
Domenico Rancadore, the convicted Italian mafia boss who last week was told he was free to remain in Britain, has been arrested on a fresh international warrant, police said Saturday.
Singapore authorities said Thursday they had intercepted about one tonne of ivory worth $1.6 million in a shipping container from Africa marked as carrying coffee berries.
Three Venezuelan air force generals accused of plotting a coup against the leftist government of President Nicolas Maduro were arrested, amid a widening crackdown on the opposition.
Venezuela's intelligence service arrested and charged the opposition mayor of restive San Cristobal, where anti-government protests broke out more than a month ago.
A Hollywood skin-care expert boasting celebrity clients including Jennifer Aniston and Nicki Minaj pleaded not guilty Wednesday to plotting to have a business rival killed.
US rapper Chris Brown was arrested Friday for allegedly breaching his probation stemming from the troubled singer's notorious 2009 assault of then-girlfriend Rihanna, police said.
Interpol said Friday it was considering a request from Ukraine's new government to issue an arrest warrant for ousted president Viktor Yanukovych.
At least 41 people, including foreign reporters, were arrested in Caracas late Friday as security forces battled protesters angry at the policies of Venezuela's leftist government.
Darkhan Sabdenov, former employee of CenterCredit Bank, has been taken into a 20-day custody for distributing misleading information about alleged bankruptcy of his former employer.
Australian police said Friday they had arrested and X-rayed a man over the theft of a pink diamond worth more than US$180,000, with fears he had swallowed the rare jewel.
35 people were arrested during 2 days of protests in Almaty city. All of them got fined, except for one man who will spend 10 days in jail.
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