Russia's security services openly named the alleged US intelligence agency's Moscow station chief Friday in a rare breach of protocol after arresting a purported CIA agent working undercover.
Turkey said Sunday it had arrested nine people over bombings that killed 46 in a town near the Syrian border and warned Damascus a red line had been crossed.
US police have arrested a 12-year-old boy for the murder of his eight-year-old sister, in a case that attracted national media attention and prompted an intense manhunt.
US police descended on an unremarkable home in a working class neighborhood of Cleveland on Tuesday after three women who had been missing for around a decade were rescued from kidnappers.
Lebanon has a reputation as the most liberal country in the conservative Middle East, but even a night on the town for gays can end in arrest and humiliating sexuality "tests".
China arrested more "terrorists" in the ethnically-divided region of Xinjiang where violence last week killed 21, while a rights group dismissed terrorism claims.
Bangladeshi police said Saturday they had arrested two owners of garment factories based at the eight-storey building that collapsed outside the capital as the death toll rose to at least 324.
A French teenager who used a Kalashnikov to shoot three men dead obtained his murder weapon on the Internet.
Two foreign nationals have been arrested in Canada in connection with what federal police said Monday was a plot backed by Al-Qaeda to derail a passenger train in the Toronto area.
Oscar winner Reese Witherspoon was arrested for disorderly conduct in the US state of Georgia after authorities detained her husband for drunk driving.
Noisy celebrations erupted on the streets of Boston late Friday after the second suspected bomber of the city's famed marathon was arrested.
Pakistan's former military ruler Pervez Musharraf appeared before an anti-terrorism court on Saturday after spending the night at police headquarters in Islamabad.
Police captured one of the Boston marathon bombing suspects and were chasing a second in a wild, deadly manhunt near the US city early Friday.
Canadian federal police on Wednesday charged two former government scientists with allegedly trafficking in dangerous and highly contagious germs.
Could New York hold the record for most pot possession arrests? A new report out Tuesday said police there spent about a million hours taking offenders into custody between 2002 and 2012.
"Die Hard" director John McTiernan has until April 3 to surrender himself to serve a prison term handed down for lying to FBI agents.
Hong Kong police on Monday said they had charged two men, including a son of an elderly couple who were gruesomely killed, with murder as a search continues for the missing parts of their bodies.
The mother of a teenager fatally shot by police in New York demanded Thursday that the officers be arrested for the incident that has sparked rowdy protests in the boy's neighborhood.
A South Korean man who embezzled more than $4.0 million dollars and had plastic surgery to evade capture, has been arrested after a hostess bar spending spree in Seoul's upmarket Gangnam district.
Italian police on Tuesday arrested the chief executive of aerospace and defence giant Finmeccanica for corruption and embezzlement in relation to alleged bribes given to the Indian government.
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