Chinese state television put two foreign fraud investigators on display Tuesday as police announced they had been charged with illegally obtaining personal information.
Egyptian authorities said Tuesday they had arrested the supreme guide of the Muslim Brotherhood, as they stepped up a campaign to crush the party of ousted president Mohamed Morsi.
Indonesia's anti-corruption agency has arrested the head of the country's upstream oil and gas regulator over allegations of bribery.
Saudi Arabia has arrested two suspected members of Al-Qaeda who may have been plotting against Western embassies in the Middle East.
Spanish police on Monday arrested a convicted paedophile who had his pardon revoked by Morocco's King Mohamed VI after it sparked angry protests in the north African country.
Kazakhstan General Prosecutor’s Office confirmed that the ex-banker of Kazakhstan's BTA bank Mukhtar Ablyazov was arrested in France yesterday.
British Financial Times has published new details of yesterday's arrest of Mukhtar Ablyazov in France.
Ablyazov has been arrested in the south of France near Cannes by French special forces today.
Brazilian riot police fired tear gas, stun grenades and rubber bullets to disperse extremist protesters who ransacked bank branches, shops and a car dealership in central Sao Paulo.
A website owner has been arrested for posting an 11 minute video depicting an ex-porn actor's grisly killing and dismemberment of a 33-year-old Chinese student.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday called for the release of Egypt's former president Mohamed Morsi, who was arrested on July 3 after being deposed by the army.
Malaysian authorities have seized nearly 50 kilograms (around 100 pounds) of methamphetamine disguised as Chinese tea at Kuala Lumpur's main airport.
Two men were arrested in Thessaloniki, northern Greece, late on Thursday in connection with a botched letter bombing earlier this month.
A former executive of iconic New York jewelry store Tiffany was arrested on Tuesday for stealing more than $1 million worth of valuables which she later resold.
US officials announced the largest-ever bust of a global synthetic drugs ring Wednesday, seizing thousands of pounds of illicit drugs and arresting 225 people in five countries and 35 US states.
A British man who killed his aunt by stabbing her 70 times and who has been on the run for 15 years after escaping from prison in England has been arrested in an Australian town.
Four teenagers have been arrested in connection with a fire at an Islamic boarding school in London, police said Monday, as they stepped up patrols around Muslim sites in the capital.
A Texas actress was arrested Friday for mailing ricin-laced letters to President Barack Obama, New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and a gun control activist.
Two men arrested on a Pakistan International Airlines plane after fighter jets were scrambled to escort it to a London airport remained in custody Saturday for questioning by the police.
Australia seized a record 23 tonnes of illicit drugs in 2011-2012 with arrests at a 10-year high, data showed Monday, as officials warned the country had become a key target for traffickers.
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