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Three Australians Detained In Iran, Say Officials

The Australian government on Wednesday said three citizens had been detained in Iran, the latest in a series of Westerners to be seized by authorities in Tehran....

Three Australians Detained In Iran, Say Officials

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Iran agrees to hand over detained US resident to Lebanon, officials say Iran has agreed to hand over a U.S. permanent resident imprisoned for years in Tehran to Lebanese officials, an Iranian judiciary official said Tuesday, providing the first official confirmation that Nizar Zakka would be sent back to his native Lebanon....
13:26 2019-06-11

Tanker crew were detained by Iran after first being rescued by another vessel: US officials U.S. officials have told Fox News that the crew of one of the two stricken oil tankers damaged outside the Persian Gulf were detained by the Iranians Thursday after first being rescued by another merchant vessel....
16:52 2019-06-14

Three Australians Are Being Held in Iran, Government Says The Australian government said it was providing consular assistance to the families of those detained, and it reminded travelers that they risk arbitrary detention when visiting Iran....
20:00 2019-09-11

Iran charges three Australians with espionage Two travel bloggers and an academic have been detained without charges for weeks. Now, they stand accused of photographing military sites and spying for a foreign power....
19:39 2019-09-17

Iran confirms holding 3 Australians on spying charges Iran has confirmed that three Australian citizens were being held in the Islamic Republic on suspicion of spying amid the ratcheting up of tensions between the Tehran and the West....
04:52 2019-09-18

The American Teen Detained by U.S. Immigration Officials Has Finally Been Released A U.S.-born teenager who was detained by U.S. immigration officials for more than three weeks was finally released Tuesday, the boy’s mother told the Dallas Morning News. Sanjuana Galicia said that her son, 18-year-old Francisco Erwin Galicia, was stopped at a Customs and Border Protection (CBP) che...
09:13 2019-07-24

Venezuela charges two intelligence officials over death of detained officer Venezuela has charged two intelligence officials with homicide over the death of a navy captain who had been in military custody, the country's chief prosecutor said on Monday, following outrage over alleged torture of the deceased officer....
00:26 2019-07-02

Lawsuit: Immigration officials fail to give 'basic' care to detained migrants "Abject failure" by federal immigration officials to provide basic medical care has led to the deaths of some migrants detained by the Trump administration, a class-action lawsuit said Monday....
22:00 2019-08-19

Hong Kong British consulate employee detained in China; officials 'extremely concerned' British officials are “extremely concerned” after a consulate employee in Hong Kong disappeared several days ago after making a business trip to mainland China where he was reportedly detained. ...
21:00 2019-08-20

Iran confirms three detained on spy charges Iran has acknowledged for the first time that is it detaining three Australian nationals on spying charges, including two who have dual British citizenship...
19:13 2019-09-17

'Missing' British Hong Kong consulate employee detained in China for violating 'public order': officials The British consulate employee in Hong Kong that was reported missing after making a business trip to mainland China has been detained for 15 days after he allegedly violated public order, Chinese officials confirmed Wednesday. ...
15:52 2019-08-21

Iran says detained US resident to be released to Lebanon TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — An Iranian judiciary spokesman says Iran has agreed to hand over a U.S. permanent resident imprisoned for years to Lebanese officials. The comment on Tuesday from Gholamhossein Esmaili is the first official confirmation that Nizar Zakka would be sent back to Lebanon, years after ...
12:00 2019-06-11

Iran confirms it has detained three Australian citizens Cases of British-Australians Kylie Moore-Gilbert and Jolie King, and King’s Australian partner, Mark Firkin, were revealed last weekIran’s judiciary has confirmed it has detained three Australian citizens, alleging they were arrested for spying and taking images from sensitive areas.Judiciary spokes...
10:52 2019-09-18

U.S. Resident Detained in Iran for Years Has Been Released (BEIRUT) — A Lebanese man with permanent U.S. residency who had been imprisoned in Iran for years on charges of espionage said Tuesday that he was subjected to “kidnapping, arbitrary detention and a show trial,” adding that his release served to de-escalate tensions between the U.S...
01:52 2019-06-12

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez accused border patrol officials of forcing migrant women to drink out of toilets while detained JEENAH MOON/Reuters Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez accused US Customs and Border Patrol agents of forcing detained migrant women to drink water out of toilets at a Texas facility. Ocasio-Cortez accused CBP of "systemic cruelty w/ a dehumanizing culture that treats [detained migrants] like animals" ...
00:52 2019-07-02

Lebanon says Iran agreed amnesty for detained national Iran has agreed to grant an amnesty to a Lebanese citizen it detained in 2015 for "collaborating against the state", Lebanon's state news agency quoted the foreign ministry as saying on Tuesday....
22:52 2019-06-04

Australian academic detained in Iran sentenced to 10 years in prison An Australian university lecturer detained in Iran has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for spying, a source with knowledge of the matter told CNN Wednesday....
10:26 2019-09-18

Wife of American Detained In Iran Wants the A$AP Rocky Treatment From Trump The wife of Xiyue Wang, an American who is being detained in an Iranian prison wants President Donald Trump to intervene in her husband’s case, just like Trump did for A$AP Rocky....
20:52 2019-08-09

Iran: Foreign tanker in Gulf seized, sailors detained Iran seized a foreign tanker carrying about 185,000 gallons of fuel in the Persian Gulf and detained seven sailors from different nationalities according to the country's Revolutionary Guards....
17:39 2019-08-04

Iran judiciary says to hand over detained Lebanese businessman to Lebanon Lebanon's security chief is due to escort a detained Lebanese man home from Iran on Tuesday after Beirut secured his release from an Iranian prison, with Iranian officials saying it was due partly to their close ties with Lebanon's Hezbollah group....
12:00 2019-06-11

Detained oil tanker at centre of US power struggle set to depart tonight, says Iran The Iranian oil tanker which has been detained off Gibraltar since early last month is expected to depart this evening, Iran's ambassador to Britain has said....
16:52 2019-08-18

France's Macron demands answers after dual national detained in Iran French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday demanded an explanation from Iran after the arrest last month of Franco-Iranian dual national Fariba Adelkhah, an incident that complicates Paris' efforts to defuse tensions in the region. ...
23:13 2019-07-15

British-flagged tanker detained by Iran is not carrying any cargo: ISNA A British-flagged oil tanker detained by Iran was not carrying any cargo, the head of the Ports and Maritime Organization in Iran's southern Hormozgan province said on Saturday, according to the ISNA news agency....
15:52 2019-07-20

Kerala Sailors Among 48 Indians Detained As Iran-West Tensions Escalate As many as 48 civilian Indian sailors have been detained by Iran and Britain in the last three weeks amid rising tensions between Tehran and Western nations after the United States' withdrawal from a......
15:26 2019-07-24

Iran Tanker Detained In Gibraltar Could Leave; US Legal Block Still Looms An Iranian tanker detained in Gibraltar for breaching EU sanctions could be allowed to leave on Friday, though a last minute US legal bid to halt it could yet end up back in court, the territory's......
13:00 2019-08-16

Detained British-flagged tanker must go through legal process: Iran foreign minister The detained British-flagged tanker Stena Impero must go through a legal process because it violated maritime regulations, Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told British Foreign Minister Jeremy Hunt in a phone call on Saturday, the Iranian news agency ISNA reported....
18:26 2019-07-20

Australian social media influencers detained in Iran for taking illegal photos with a drone Two Australian social media influencers have been detained in Iran for taking illegal photos with a drone, according to a source with knowledge of the situation....
11:13 2019-09-12

US officials believe threat from Iran not over The US doesn’t believe the threat from Iran is over after two oil tankers came under suspected attack on Thursday, officials said. Senior officials said the US has photographed an unexploded mine on the side of one of the tankers near the Strait of Hormuz and believes Iran is responsible. The ...
01:26 2019-06-14

U.S. Officials Say Iran Has Removed Missile Threat From Some Boats Missiles have been unloaded from at least two small boats in Iranian waters, a move that American officials said could help defuse a brewing confrontation....
14:33 2019-05-21

U.S. officials seek to tamp down Trump rhetoric on Iran U.S. officials who briefed Congress about Iran on Tuesday sought to convince lawmakers that President Donald Trump's administration wants to deter Tehran's aggression, not attack the Islamic republic, members of Congress said....
02:52 2019-05-22

Iran's supreme leader rules out any talks with US officials Ayatollah Ali Khamenei shuts down speculation about Trump-Rouhani meeting at UNIran’s supreme leader has announced there will be “no negotiations on any level” with US officials, in remarks aimed at dousing speculation of a possible summit between Donald Trump and Hassan Rouhani on the sidelines of ...
12:52 2019-09-17

US officials tell Saudi Arabia that oil attack was staged in Iran US officials said intelligence shows that the devastating attack on Saudi Arabia’s oil industry was staged in Iran, and have shared the information with the oil-rich ally as both countries consider retaliatory strikes, according to a new report. The assessment, which the US had not made public, came...
01:13 2019-09-17

U.S. slaps sanctions on Hezbollah officials for aiding Iran A U.S. official said the Trump administration is taking a “gloves off” approach to the powerful militia, which counts Iran among its primary backers....
13:00 2019-07-10

U.S. Officials Say Military Moves to Deter Iran Are Working Lawmakers are divided ahead of intelligence briefings on Capitol Hill focused on rising tensions with Iran and America’s deployments to the Middle East....
20:26 2019-05-21

FIFA officials to visit Iran after death of "Blue Girl" "FIFA officials will visit Iran, following the death of a female fan who set herself on fire in protest at her arrest for attending a match, world soccer\u0027s governing body told Reuters on Wednesday."...
01:39 2019-09-12

Iran won’t talk missiles, only nuke deal as officials visit TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s Foreign Ministry says nothing else but the country’s landmark 2015 nuclear deal with world powers will be discussed during high-stakes diplomacy meetings in Tehran this week. Iranian state television quotes spokesman, Abbas Mousavi, as saying that visiting R...
10:39 2019-06-10

Top Trump administration officials to brief Senate, House on Iran on Tuesday Top officials from President Donald Trump's administration will brief the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives about Iran on Tuesday afternoon, congressional aides said, after lawmakers clamored for more information about tension between the two countries....
21:39 2019-05-21

US officials suspect Iran may have seized missing UAE-based oil tanker A small oil tanker that stopped transmitting its location more than two days ago while traveling through a vital waterway near the Persian Gulf didn't emit a distress call, causing U.S. officials to suspect Iran may have seized the vessel, American defense officials said Tuesday. ...
03:00 2019-07-17

Trump administration officials brief Congress, say goal is to deter Iran After a day of closed-door briefings on Capitol Hill, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said their objective over recent days has been to deter Iran....
08:52 2019-05-22

Saudi oil attack: Drones and missiles were launched from Iran, US officials say The US has reportedly identified locations in Iran from which drones and cruise missiles were launched against Saudi oil complexes on Saturday, disrupting global supply....
15:52 2019-09-18

U.S. Officials Work to Convince Divided Congress of Iran Threat American officials said Iran had threatened to target missiles at Saudi Arabia’s oil infrastructure to drive up oil prices and disrupt international trade....
17:39 2019-05-22

U.S. Imposes Sanctions on Hezbollah Officials Accused of Supporting Iran The sanctions were the first to directly target members of Lebanon’s Parliament and underscored the White House’s intention to ratchet up pressure on Iran by punishing groups tied to its government....
23:52 2019-07-09

U.S.'s Hook to meet European officials on Iran in Paris next week U.S. Special Representative for Iran Brian Hook plans to travel to Paris next week for talks about Iran with senior British, French and German officials, a senior European diplomat and another source familiar with the matter said on Tuesday....
20:52 2019-06-18

Iran Has Ties to Al Qaeda, Trump Officials Tell Skeptical Congress Some lawmakers fear briefings by Mike Pompeo, the secretary of state, and others are an attempt to provide legal cover for a military strike, echoing the Iraq War....
20:39 2019-06-19

Australians who said taxes were 'against God's will' ordered pay up Fanny and Rembertus Beerepoot believed that paying tax amounted to "rebelling against God." A court in Tasmania has ordered the Christian siblings to cough up more than a million Australian dollars each....
12:52 2019-07-18

Officials Dispute Mike Pompeo’s Claim That Iran Is Collaborating With Al Qaeda Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s claim that Iran and Al Qaeda are collaborating is at best an exaggeration that is not supported by any available information, U.S. intelligence officers and officials with the State and Defense Department tell TIME. Pompeo made the claim about the terrorist org...
04:26 2019-05-22

White House officials huddle to address Iran’s shooting of US drone ​White House officials ​will huddle Thursday morning to discuss​ a response to​ Iran’s downing of a US drone, amid escalating tensions between the two countries, according to a report. President Trump​ is so far not expected to attend the meeting, CNN reported. ​The US and Iran have confirmed ...
17:01 2019-06-20

Iran took mine off tanker targeted in attacks, US officials say with video release The U.S. released a video it said shows Iran removing an unexploded limpet mine from one of the oil tankers targeted near the Strait of Hormuz.        ...
13:00 2019-06-14

Iran targeted and missed US drone flying over Gulf of Oman: officials Iran targeted and missed a US drone flying over the Gulf of Oman shortly after the Thursday attack on two tankers there, US officials said. The unmanned aircraft was responding to a distress signal from one of the crippled ships, the officials said this weekend. The US military said Iran fired a sur...
07:13 2019-06-16

Exclusive: FIFA officials to visit Iran after death of 'Blue Girl' FIFA officials will visit Iran, following the death of a female fan who set herself on fire in protest at her arrest for attending a match, world soccer's governing body told Reuters on Wednesday....
22:52 2019-09-11

Bolton meets Japanese officials to discuss Iran, South Korea U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton has held talks with Japanese officials, presumably to discuss a U.S.-led military coalition to safeguard shipping in the Strait of Hormuz amid escalating tensions in the region...
11:13 2019-07-22

Donald Trump Orders Attack On Iran, Then Calls Off Operation: Officials US President Donald Trump ordered an attack on Iran on Thursday in retaliation for the downing of a surveillance drone in the Strait of Hormuz, officials said, but he called the operation off just......
07:52 2019-06-21

The ‘Special’ U.S.-U.K. Relationship is Bruised After Trump Officials Didn’t Tell Britain About Plans to Hit Iran At the Aspen Institute’s annual gathering of national security and foreign policy leaders in July, the former acting CIA director, John McLaughlin, choked up as he recalled how British intelligence chiefs had traversed closed air space from London to Washington to literally embrace their Ameri...
19:39 2019-07-23

The ‘Special’ U.S.-U.K. Relationship is Bruised After Trump Officials Left U.K. Out of Iran Strike Planning At the Aspen Institute’s annual gathering of national security and foreign policy leaders in July, the former acting CIA director, John McLaughlin, choked up as he recalled how British intelligence chiefs had traversed closed air space from London to Washington to literally embrace their Ameri...
22:39 2019-07-23

U.S. diplomat Stilwell keen to discuss Iran, North Korea with Japan officials The top U.S. diplomat for East Asia said on Thursday he was looking forward to talking with Japanese officials about subjects including Iran and North Korea, in his first trip to the region since taking up his post last month....
15:13 2019-07-11

Iran Acknowledges a Space Rocket Exploded Because of What Officials Called a Technical Malfunction TEHRAN, Iran — Iran acknowledged for the first time on Monday that a rocket at its Imam Khomeini Space Center exploded after satellite photos showed the blast last week, with an official saying a technical malfunction during a test caused the explosion. The comments by government spokesman Ali...
20:13 2019-09-02

Iran tried to shoot down US Reaper drone that arrived on scene of oil tanker attacks: officials Iran fired a missile – but missed – at an American drone on Thursday after the supposed Iranian attack on oil tankers, while another U.S. drone was shot down by Iran-backed rebels in Yemen in recent day....
19:52 2019-06-15

Trump administration sanctions Hezbollah officials for supporting Iran's 'malign activities' The Trump administration applied sanctions against three high-ranking Hezbollah officials, accusing them of supporting Iran's "malign activities" from within the Lebanese government....
08:00 2019-07-10

Iran announces capture of British-flagged oil tanker; US officials say two ships seized Iran announced the capture of one British-flagged ship in the narrow Strait of Hormuz on Friday, and US officials said that a second had also been seized....
04:13 2019-07-20

Australians care if politicians tell lies, but people in the US don't Fact-checking politicians' statements alters both the views and the voting intentions of people in Australia – but makes far less difference in the US...
17:39 2019-05-21

Two Australians die after listeria infection from smoked salmon Two Aussies were killed and a third sickened by listeria infections — apparently caused by smoked salmon they had eaten, according to a new report. One of those who died lived in New South Wales and the other was from Victoria, health authorities told the Australian Broadcasting Corp. Both wer...
01:52 2019-07-25

Trump warned Iran via Oman that U.S. attack imminent, called for talks: Iranian officials Iranian officials told Reuters on Friday that Tehran had received a message from U.S. President Donald Trump through Oman overnight warning that a U.S. attack on Iran was imminent....
13:00 2019-06-21

'It just didn't make any sense': why Australians are turning away from meat Australians are among the biggest meat eaters in the world, but that’s changing. Recent converts to diets with less meat explain their motives There is a scene in the documentary Blue Planet II where a harlequin tuskfish, a 30cm long inhabitant of the Great Barrier Reef, uses a bump on a coral to br...
04:26 2019-07-20

"Let Them Stay": Australians Rally In Support Of Sri Lanka Family Hundreds of Australians joined rallies Sunday urging the government not to deport a Tamil family of four -- including two Australian-born toddlers -- whose case has become a new flashpoint over......
15:00 2019-09-01

Australians' support for nuclear plants rising – but most don't want to live near one Essential poll finds 44% of Australians support nuclear power plants and 40% oppose themAustralians are slightly more inclined to support nuclear power plants than oppose them, but a clear majority of voters do not want to live near one, according to new polling.With nuclear power making a return to...
21:52 2019-06-17

U.S. officials say Pentagon will present plans to White House to send up to 10,000 troops to Mideast amid Iran tension WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials say Pentagon will present plans to White House to send up to 10,000 troops to Mideast amid Iran tension. The post U.S. officials say Pentagon will present plans to White House to send up to 10,000 troops to Mideast amid Iran tension appeared first on LEX18.com....
00:39 2019-05-23

Iran judiciary spokesman says court agrees to release US permanent resident imprisoned for years to Lebanese officials TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran judiciary spokesman says court agrees to release US permanent resident imprisoned for years to Lebanese officials. The post Iran judiciary spokesman says court agrees to release US permanent resident imprisoned for years to Lebanese officials appeared first on LEX18.com....
12:00 2019-06-11

How a Rugby Star’s Homophobic Posts Got Australians Arguing About Religion If there is one way to drag Australians, who pride themselves on their easygoing nature, into talking about divisive social issues, it is for those issues to intrude onto the sports field....
21:39 2019-07-01

Australians Fall Madly In Love With Brook Lopez, As Is Natural Nothing was especially exciting about Team USA’s win over Canada in Sydney Sunday night, but the exhibition game did offer one revelation: Milwaukee Bucks center Brook Lopez is deeply, inexplicably beloved in Australia....
05:39 2019-08-27

New tax data reveals Australians hold $100bn in offshore accounts More than 1.6m accounts identified in data shared with Australian authorities by 65 countries including tax havensIndividual Australians hold more than $100bn offshore, spread across more than 1.6m accounts, according to new taxation office data collected under an international cooperation agreement...
04:13 2019-08-15

Australians flee homes as police investigate suspicious fires A 12-year-old boy started a bushfire and two teenage girls were questioned over another blaze in Australia's Queensland state, police said on Tuesday as forest fires forced hundreds of people to flee their homes in the country's east....
12:39 2019-09-10

Aboriginal Australians Lose Land Rights to Coal Mine With no public announcement whatsoever, the Queensland government in Australia has done away with a native title of over 1,385 hectares of Wangan and Jagalingou country for the controversial new Adani coal mine. ...
15:52 2019-09-02

Australians chase down US to win relay gold at world swimming titles Victory gives Australia third gold medal of meetAriarne Titmus misses out in 200m freestyle finalAustralia claimed a surprise 4x100m mixed medley relay gold at the world swimming titles in South Korea on Wednesday night when Cate Campbell reeled in the United States’ Simone Manuel on the final leg t...
04:26 2019-07-25

US officials: White House notifies Congress it plans to send 1,500 troops to Middle East amid Iran tensions WASHINGTON (AP) — US officials: White House notifies Congress it plans to send 1,500 troops to Middle East amid Iran tensions. The post US officials: White House notifies Congress it plans to send 1,500 troops to Middle East amid Iran tensions appeared first on LEX18.com....
19:26 2019-05-24

Gore lectures Australians on climate change in taxpayer-subsidized conference Former Vice President Al Gore is in Australia hosting a project to combat climate change -- a push that is being subsidized by local taxpayers to the tune of $100,000 amid a dispute over a controversial coal mine....
18:52 2019-06-05

Australians reject Coalition attacks on businesses promoting social issues New survey finds almost 80% support CEOs having a say, but more than half believe when they do, it is out of self-interestAustralians overwhelmingly support business leaders speaking out on social and political issues, according to a new survey that conflicts with government efforts to paint such ef...
00:52 2019-09-16

Essential poll: majority of Australians support medevac or better asylum care Voters continue to back Scott Morrison post-election and are still coming to terms with Anthony Albanese, survey showsA majority of Australians either approve of the medevac procedures, or think more needs to be done to protect the health and welfare of asylum seekers offshore, according to the late...
23:00 2019-09-16

Trump officials look to fix California homeless problem, state officials say back off Trump officials are in California assessing ways to tackle the state's homelessness crisis, but some local officials and experts are skeptical.        ...
12:26 2019-09-11

Top Turkish officials visit Jordan in move to deepen ties: officials Top Turkish and Jordanian officials sought to deepen relations in talks on Tuesday, days after the kingdom restored full ties with Ankara's ally Qatar, in what officials say is a realignment by Jordan away from longtime Gulf partners....
22:26 2019-07-23

Iran tanker heads to Greece after release, Iran warns U.S against seizure attempt An Iranian tanker headed through the Mediterranean toward Greece on Monday after it was released from detention off Gibraltar, and Tehran said that any at U.S. move to seize the vessel again would have "heavy consequences"....
11:13 2019-08-19

U.S. blames Iran for tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman, Iran rejects assertion The United States blamed Iran for attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday that drove up oil prices and raised concerns about a new U.S.-Iranian confrontation, but Tehran bluntly denied the allegation....
05:00 2019-06-14

Iran's Revolutionary Guards say they captured British oil tanker: Iran state TV Iran's Revolutionary Guards said they have captured British oil tanker Stena Impero in the Strait of Hormuz, Iranian state television reported on Friday....
22:13 2019-07-19

Iran drone strike: Escalating Iran crisis looks a lot like the path US took to Iraq war The U.S. went to war in Iraq in 2003 based on flawed intelligence supported by hawkish policy makers. Is it doomed to repeat the error with Iran?        ...
01:00 2019-06-21

U.S. prepared to talk to Iran with 'no preconditions', Iran sees 'word-play' The United States is prepared to engage with Iran without pre-conditions about its nuclear program but needs to see the country behaving like "a normal nation", U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday....
02:26 2019-06-03

Iran observes all U.S. ships in Gulf region: Iran navy chief Iran observes all U.S. ships in the Gulf region and has an archive of images of their daily movements, the head of Iran's navy, Rear Admiral Hossein Khanzadi, said on Tuesday, according to the Young Journalists Club news site....
12:26 2019-07-23

Iran navy commander says Iran ready to defend its marine borders The head of Iran's navy said on Sunday that the Islamic Republic is ready to defend its marine borders and would deliver a "crushing reaction" to any aggression....
11:39 2019-09-22

Iran's Guards shoot down U.S. 'spy' drone in southern province: Iran media Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards have shot down a U.S. "spy" drone in the southern province of Hormozgan, which is on the Gulf, the Guards' news website Sepah News said on Thursday....
08:52 2019-06-20

Trump Suggests Iran Mistakenly Shot Down a U.S. Drone. Iran Says It was Very Much on Purpose President Donald Trump downplayed the likelihood of U.S. military action against Iran after a military drone was shot down Thursday during a reconnaissance mission in the Middle East, the latest test of an escalating conflict that the President is seeking to avoid. Speaking at the White House, Trump...
01:52 2019-06-21

UPDATE 13-U.S. blames Iran for tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman, Iran rejects assertion * Attacks occur during Japanese prime minister's Iran trip (Adds details of statement by Iranian mission to United Nations, British foreign secretary)...
03:26 2019-06-14

Iran’s U.N. Mission says Iran “categorically rejects” U.S. claims it was responsible for latest oil tanker incidents UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Iran’s U.N. Mission says Iran “categorically rejects” U.S. claims it was responsible for latest oil tanker incidents. The post Iran’s U.N. Mission says Iran “categorically rejects” U.S. claims it was responsible for latest oil tanker incident...
03:00 2019-06-14

"Firing One Bullet At Iran Will Set Fire To US Interests": Iran General Iran warned the United States on Saturday that any aggression against the Islamic republic would have serious consequences for US interests across the Middle East....
13:13 2019-06-22

Iran to cut nuclear commitments 'strongly' if Europe does not keep promises: Iran MP If European countries do not meet their commitments under a nuclear deal then Iran will "strongly" take more steps to reduce its own obligations, a senior Iranian parliamentarian said on Thursday, according to the semi-official Fars news agency....
13:52 2019-07-11

America is trying to create 'Iran phobia': Iran's defence minister The United States is trying to create "Iran phobia", Iran’s defence minister Amir Hatami said on Friday, according to the Iranian Labour News Agency (ILNA)....
10:00 2019-06-21

Iran tanker heads to Greece, Iran warns U.S. against seizure bid An Iranian tanker at the center of an angry confrontation between Iran and Washington sailed for Greece on Monday after it was freed from detention off Gibraltar, as Tehran said any U.S. move to seize the vessel again would have "heavy consequences"....
00:00 2019-08-20

Iran is ready to negotiate but not if negotiations mean surrender: Iran president Iran is ready for "just" negotiations but not if they mean surrender, Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday, without saying what talks he had in mind....
10:52 2019-07-24

Iran president: international waterways won't be as safe if Iran oil exports cut to zero If Iran's oil exports are cut to zero, international waterways will not have the same security as before, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday at a meeting with Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, according to Khamenei's official website....
13:52 2019-08-21

US Won't Dare Attack Iran: Iran Revolutionary Guards Commander The United States and its supporters do not dare attack Iran because of its "spirit of resistance", a senior Revolutionary Guards commander was quoted on Wednesday as saying....
06:52 2019-05-23

Iran will continue its oil exports under any conditions: Iran foreign minister Iran will continue its oil exports under any conditions, Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told his British counterpart Jeremy Hunt in a telephone call on Saturday, according to a statement on the Iranian foreign ministry website....
03:26 2019-07-14

Britain says Iran seizes two oil tankers in Gulf, Iran says captured one Britain said Iran seized two oil tankers in the Gulf on Friday and told Tehran to return the vessels or face consequences in the latest confrontation to ratchet up tension along a vital international oil shipping route....
02:00 2019-07-20

More than 100,000 people detained, missing in Syria: UN Reports suggest that more than 100,000 people in Syria have been detained, abducted or gone missing during the eight-year conflict, with the government mainly responsible, the U.N. political chief said Wednesday....
04:00 2019-08-08

At Least 2,300 People Have Been Detained During the Lockdown in Kashmir (SRINAGAR, India) — At least 2,300 people, mostly young men, have been detained in Indian-administered Kashmir during a security lockdown and communications blackout imposed to curb unrest after New Delhi stripped the disputed region of statehood, according to top Kashmir police and arrest sta...
12:13 2019-08-21

Man detained after crashing into cactus, PCSD says TUCSON –A man was taken into custody after crashing into a saguaro on the north side Wednesday morning. Firefighters were dispatched First Avenue and Agave Drive at about 9:30 a.m. after a saguaro slammed into a vehicle’s windshield. Pima County Sheriff’s Department said the driver showed sign...
00:13 2019-07-11

China says it has detained a UK consulate employee An employee of the British consulate in Hong Kong who has been missing for almost two weeks has been detained in mainland China, the country's foreign ministry confirmed Wednesday....
14:39 2019-08-21

A man tried to smuggle cocaine under his bad wig. He was detained in Spain A Colombian man was detained in Barcelona last month for attempting to smuggle more than $33,000 worth of cocaine underneath his poorly-fitted wig.        ...
21:26 2019-07-16

Six detained in David Ortiz shooting Six suspects, including the alleged gunman, have been detained in the shooting of Ortiz, the Dominican Republic's chief prosecutor said. Authorities have declined to give a motive for the shooting at a popular Santo Domingo bar Sunday night. (Jun 12)        ...
08:00 2019-06-13

Nearly 250 migrants detained after BP encountering near Sasabe TUCSON – Nearly 250 migrants were detained this week after Tucson Sector Border Patrol encountered three large groups east of Sasabe. According to officials, three large groups – consisting of 98, 66 and 78 people, surrendered to agents after they allegedly crossed the border illegally. ...
08:13 2019-08-31

Cat ‘detained’ by police after being mistaken for burglar While responding to reports of a possible “burglary in progress” in Florida, police officers made a furry discovery. A small cat had gotten loose and wandered into a house while making “suspicious noises.”...
20:39 2019-09-05

A man tried to smuggle $33,000 of cocaine under his wig. He was detained in Spain A Colombian man was detained in Barcelona last month for attempting to smuggle more than $33,000 worth of cocaine underneath his poorly-fitted wig.        ...
21:13 2019-07-17

Iran shoots down US drone: What Iran and the United States are saying The rising tensions between the United States and Iran continued on Thursday morning, when a U.S. surveillance drone was shot down by Iran.        ...
01:00 2019-06-21

Trump warns Iran not to fight the US: 'That will be the official end of Iran' Trump's threat, posted on Twitter, comes amid rising international tensions in the Middle East as the U.S. has dispatched a carrier strike group and bomber task force to the region in recent weeks....
15:26 2019-05-21

Huckabee on Iran tanker attacks: 'Ridiculous' to believe Iran 'had nothing to do with it' It was absurd for the Iranian government to claim they were not involved in attacks on oil tankers in the Middle East region, according to Mike Huckabee....
07:00 2019-06-15

Iran's Zarif says 'short war' with Iran is an illusion: Twitter Iran's foreign minister said on Twitter on Thursday that U.S. President Donald Trump's view that a conflict with Iran would be a "short war" was an illusion and that his threat of "obliteration" amounted to threatening "genocide"....
19:13 2019-06-27

Bosnian war-crimes suspect detained in Romania BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romanian police say they have detained a man suspected of war crimes committed in 1992, during the wars in the former Yugoslavia. Police from the regional department in the Black Sea port of Constanta said Wednesday that Zoran Stojcic, a 57-year-old with dual Swedish-Bosnia...
19:52 2019-05-29

Detained Russian investigative journalist taken to court A Russian investigative journalist who was detained this week for alleged drug offences was taken to court on Saturday to face possible arrest, after being hospitalized with suspected head injuries....
22:52 2019-06-08

Among the 3,000 detained by Indian authorities in Kashmir: children India has detained thousands in the name of public order since it stripped the region of its autonomy. “There is an atmosphere of fear in every house,” said one mother, adding that she did not know why her son was detained. “If they can pick up children, they can do anything.”...
09:39 2019-08-30

Mexico says steel magnate detained, more arrests likely The Mexican attorney general's office said late on Tuesday that Alonso Ancira, the chairman of steelmaker Altos Hornos de Mexico, was detained in Spain by Interpol for his alleged involvement in "a series of crimes that gravely hurt" state oil firm Pemex....
07:26 2019-05-29

DOJ, ICE release 300 of nearly 700 workers detained in Mississippi raids Federal authorities have released 300 of the nearly 700 workers detained in the Mississippi immigration raids on Wednesday, according to officials. “Approximately 30 detained aliens were released yesterday on humanitarian grounds at the individual sites,” said the US Attorney’s Off...
01:00 2019-08-09

Russian investigative journalist detained in Moscow A Russian journalist known for investigating corruption among Moscow city officials has been detained by police and accused of drug offences which he denies, his lawyer and employer said on Friday....
11:26 2019-06-07

Over 100,000 People Have Been Detained or Gone Missing in Syria, U.N. Estimates (UNITED NATIONS) — Reports suggest more than 100,000 people in Syria have been detained, abducted or gone missing during the eight-year conflict, with the government mainly responsible, the U.N. political chief said Wednesday. Rosemary DiCarlo urged all parties to heed the Security CouncilR...
09:00 2019-08-08

Oil supertanker bound for Syria detained in Gibraltar British Royal Marines and officials in Gibraltar have detained a supertanker suspected of carrying crude oil to Syria, in breach of EU sanctions, the government of Gibraltar said....
12:26 2019-07-04

Prominent investigative journalist detained in Russia MOSCOW (AP) — Russian police say a prominent investigative journalist is facing charges of drug dealing. Police said on Friday that Ivan Golunov, who works for the independent website Meduza, was detained on Thursday with four grams of mephedrone — a synthetic stimulant — on him, and that drugs were...
12:26 2019-06-07

Detained Russian investigative journalist taken to hospital A Russian investigative journalist who was taken into custody this week for alleged drug offences was taken to hospital after feeling unwell, police said on Saturday....
19:26 2019-06-08

3 detained for questioning over doctor’s slaying in Belize Belize authorities investigating the slayings of a Virginia cardiologist and his tour guide have detained three men in the case, according to local reports. The trio of unnamed suspects are not the same trio who were initially brought in for questioning in the June 23 shooting that killed 53-year-ol...
19:39 2019-07-17

30 people detained as Kashmir protests continue Thirty people have been detained in Kashmir as authorities attempt to keep control over protests sparked by the Indian government's decision to remove the region's autonomy. ...
11:00 2019-08-20

Detained immigrants sue over conditions, medical care Immigrants held in US detention facilities filed a lawsuit Monday decrying what they called shoddy medical care and a failure by authorities to provide accommodations for disabilities....
21:00 2019-08-20

Suspect detained after shooting on southwest side TUCSON – A suspect wanted in a shooting on the southwest side has been detained. The Pima County Sheriff’s Department said the suspect was located and detained on Wednesday afternoon. Earlier in the day, PCSD sent out a community alert, warning the public about the suspect. According to ...
18:13 2019-09-05

An American Family Detained in Syria Is Sent Back to the U.S. A family of two women and six children were among some 12,000 foreigners affiliated with the Islamic State who are being held in detention camps across northeastern Syria....
23:00 2019-06-05

ICE releases US citizen, 18, wrongfully detained for over 3 weeks HOUSTON — A U.S.-born 18-year-old was released from immigration custody Tuesday after wrongfully being detained for more than three weeks. Francisco Erwin Galicia left a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention center in Pearsall, Texas, on Tuesday. His lawyer, Claudia Galan, confirmed he ...
11:26 2019-07-24

Algerian ex-PM Ahmed Ouyahia detained over corruption Ouyahia is the most senior politician to be detained over graft allegations since mass protests forced President Bouteflika to step down in April. Protesters are calling for an overhaul of Algeria's political system....
01:00 2019-06-13

| Third Algerian protest figure detained within a week An Algerian court has ordered the pre-trial detention of a leading figure in protests that have gripped Algeria for nearly seven months, one of his lawyers says....
23:13 2019-09-19

US closes facility that detained migrant who later died HOUSTON (AP) — U.S. border agents have temporarily closed their primary facility for processing migrants in South Texas one day after authorities say a 16-year-old died after being diagnosed with the flu at the facility. In a statement released late Tuesday, U.S. Customs and Border Protection said i...
08:00 2019-05-22

On International Day, UN stands in solidarity with some 20 detained staff Marking International Day of Solidarity with Detained and Missing Staff Members, UN Secretary-General António Guterres paid tribute to UN personnel abducted, detained or missing while serving....
22:13 2019-05-21

Aunt detained over beating of girl in Russia A seven-year-old has been flown to Moscow for emergency surgery after authorities in the Caucasus found serious injuries on the girl's body. Officials suspect the child's aunt of beating the girl in her care....
11:52 2019-07-06

21 Savage donates $25G for legal aid for detained immigrants Grammy-nominated rapper 21 Savage has given $25,000 to the Southern Poverty Law Center after the watchdog organization helped him while he was in federal immigration custody earlier this year....
20:00 2019-06-16

Conditions for Children Detained at the Border are Still Horrific Detention centers at the border have been under increasing scrutiny in past weeks, with lawyers and advocates telling stories of appalling conditions for the children and families held there. A new report from the Associated Press—published as the House of Representatives voted to fund an emergency ...
17:00 2019-06-28

Phoenix mayor apologizes to family who was detained The mayor of Phoenix apologized to a family who said that police drew guns on them after an alleged shoplifting incident at a Dollar Store last month....
10:13 2019-06-17

U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky detained for up to two more weeks in Sweden A Swedish court on Friday ordered that U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky be held in custody for up to two more weeks while prosecutors investigate his part in a brawl in Stockholm....
17:26 2019-07-05

Trump says he will discuss detained Canadians with China's Xi U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday said he would raise the issue of detained Canadians being held by China as part of the ongoing spat involving China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd when he meets with Chinese President Xi Jinping....
19:00 2019-06-20

21 Savage donates $25K for legal aid for detained immigrants ATLANTA (AP) — Grammy-nominated rapper 21 Savage has given $25,000 to the Southern Poverty Law Center after the watchdog organization helped him while he was in federal immigration custody earlier this year. The rapper, whose real name is She’yaa Bin Abraham-Joseph, was arrested Feb. 3 in what...
04:39 2019-06-15

Muslim NJ mayor says he was detained at JFK, questioned about terrorists The mayor of a New Jersey town said he was racially profiled at JFK Airport this August while he and his family were returning to the US from a trip to Turkey, reports said Friday. Mohamed Khairullah, a Muslim and the longtime mayor of Prospect Park, said US Customs and Border Patrol agents pulled h...
02:00 2019-09-14

Former pro ice hockey player detained for $700,000 Bitcoin fraud It’s a slippery slope dealing with Bitcoin and cryptocurrency. Igor Musatov, former professional ice hockey player from Russia, has been detained in Moscow for swindling 45 million Rubles ($700,000) from the CEO of an IT company, Crime Russia reports. The alleged crime was first reported last year b...
15:52 2019-09-17

Iran's Zarif says U.S. should respect Iran if it wants to negotiate: TV Iran will never succumb to U.S. pressure and if Washington wants talks with Tehran it should show respect, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Monday....
10:13 2019-07-01

Iran is not looking for war with any country: Iran army chief Iran is not looking for war with any country, Iranian army chief Major General Abdolrahim Mousavi said on Monday, according to the semi-official Mehr news agency....
11:26 2019-07-08

Lawsuit: Troopers detained Latinos over immigrant suspicions HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Ten people are suing the state and Pennsylvania state troopers over allegations officers unlawfully detained them because they are Latino, to investigate their immigration status. An amended federal lawsuit filed Thursday addresses how the plaintiffs were treated during five t...
22:39 2019-06-27

Syrians detained, killed in southern cradle of revolt: U.N At least 380 civilians have been arrested in Syria's south and 11 civilians serving on local councils and former fighters have been killed or attacked there since the government retook the area, the United Nations said on Tuesday....
22:52 2019-05-21

At least 300 Kashmiri politicians detained to quell protests over status Indian authorities have detained at least 300 politicians and separatists to quell protests in Kashmir over the withdrawal of its special status, a police officer, local leaders and media said on Thursday, in one of the biggest crackdowns in years....
11:52 2019-08-08

Man detained after 1 killed, 9 injured in knife attack in France An official with the Lyon regional administration told The Associated Press that one suspected assailant was detained and at least one other suspect in the attack on Saturday was on the run....
00:13 2019-09-01

US hotels caught in fight over housing detained migrants DETROIT — There’s a new target in the clash over immigration: hotels. Advocacy groups and unions are pressuring Marriott, MGM and others not to house migrants who have been arrested by Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers. For decades, the US government has occasionally detained migrants in ...
22:52 2019-07-22

Man Who Poured Water on Baidu Chief Detained: Report The man who poured water on Robin Li Yanhong, Co-founder and Chairman of China's search engine giant Baidu, during its "Create AI Developer Conference" was detained....
13:26 2019-07-04

Australian Student Detained in North Korea Is Freed An Australian student who was detained in North Korea for more than a week has been set free, a move that Prime Minister Scott Morrison said was a victory for behind-the-scenes diplomacy with Pyongyang....
14:13 2019-07-04

Russian newspapers show solidarity with detained journalist MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s three major newspapers have put out nearly identical front pages of their Monday’s editions in a show of solidarity with a detained journalist. Kommersant, Vedomosti and RBK, arguably the most respected daily newspapers in the country, published a joint editorial u...
10:39 2019-06-10

Mexico minister says 107 Mexicans detained in Mississippi operations Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Thursday that 107 Mexicans had been detained in the southern U.S. state of Mississippi as part of sweeping U.S. immigration operations....
03:13 2019-08-09

Scores from Mexico, Guatemala detained in Mississippi raids The governments of Guatemala and Mexico said on Thursday that between them, almost 300 of their citizens had been detained in the southern U.S. state of Mississippi as part of sweeping U.S. immigration operations....
10:26 2019-08-09

Man detained in probe of German politician's death released German police say a man who was detained in an investigation of the fatal shooting of a regional official from Chancellor Angela Merkel's party has been released after questioning....
14:52 2019-06-09

Tanker detained by Gibraltar on U.S. request to Britain, Spain says Gibraltar detained the supertanker Grace 1 after a request by the United States to Britain, acting Spanish Foreign Minister Josep Borrell said on Thursday....
14:00 2019-07-04

Man detained in probe of German politician’s death released BERLIN (AP) — German police say a man who was detained in an investigation of the fatal shooting of a regional official from Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party has been released after questioning. Walter Luebcke, who was in charge of the Kassel area regional administration, was found outside his...
10:26 2019-06-09

Nearly 1,000 migrants detained by Yuma Border Patrol this weekend TUCSON – Nearly 1,000 undocumented immigrants were taken into custody after Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents spotted the group attempting to enter the United States illegally this weekend. According to officials, the group of more than 900 people primarily from Central America surrendered them...
16:52 2019-05-21

Judge orders suspected ISIS supporter be detained TUCSON – A judge has ordered for one the men arrested on suspicion of supporting ISIS, be detained. A judge ruled Ahmed Mahad Mohamed as a flight risk and has motivation to flee if released on bail. On July 26, Mohamed and Abdi Yemani Hussein were arrested at Tucson International Airport as th...
10:13 2019-08-01

Russian anti-corruption journalist detained in Moscow A Russian journalist known for investigating corruption among Moscow city officials has been detained by police and accused of drug offences, the police said on Friday, but his lawyer and employer said he had been framed....
18:13 2019-06-07

Several people detained in waste dump protest in Russia MOSCOW (AP) — Activists say Russian police have detained several environmentalists who were protesting against the construction of a waste dump in the country’s northwest. Nearly 100 protesters on Tuesday blocked the entrance to the construction site and were eventually pushed out by the polic...
15:39 2019-06-05

The Latest: Rebel group says leader detained in Sudan Sudanese rebel group says security forces have arrested one of its leaders, who arrived at the capital of Khartoum last month to take part in talks the ruling military council...
17:52 2019-06-05

China refuses to speak about detained Canadians: Freeland Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland says she wants to talk to China's foreign minister about the two detained Canadians China has accused of undermining its national security....
00:39 2019-05-29

Doctors alarmed that flu killed detained migrant teen HOUSTON (AP) — A preliminary autopsy report says a 16-year-old from Guatemala died of complications of the flu while in U.S. Border Patrol custody. The findings alarm doctors who questioned whether immigration authorities missed warning signs or chances to save his life. A report released by Hidalgo...
18:39 2019-06-06

‘I was scared I’d get sick’: the pregnant migrant women detained by the US Esther Ramos lost 20 pounds when she was sent to a Texas facility while pregnant – and critics say experiences like hers are becoming more commonEsther Ramos was 16 years old and two months pregnant with her second child when she, her husband, Fredy Aldana, and their then 19-month-old daughter, Mila...
18:52 2019-07-31

'Worse than a nightmare': These oil executives are still detained in Venezuela nearly 2 years later When Tomeu Vadell, an American oil executive, was summoned to Venezuela for an emergency work meeting the week before Thanksgiving 2017, his wife said she urged him not to go....
23:39 2019-08-04

China Says Australia "Must Not Intervene" In Detained Citizen Case Beijing said on Tuesday that Canberra should not "intervene" in China's judicial processes after confirming Australian national Yang Jun had been arrested for alleged espionage....
12:26 2019-08-27

The Australian Student Detained in North Korea Has Been Released (CANBERRA, Australia) — An Australian student was released Thursday after a week in detention in North Korea and flew to Beijing, where he described his condition to reporters as “very good.” Australia’s Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced to Parliament that Alek Sigley, ...
08:39 2019-07-04

Hundreds of Detained Migrants Diagnosed With Mumps in 19 States Mumps has swept through 57 immigration detention facilities in 19 states since September, according to the first U.S. government report on the outbreaks in the overloaded immigration system. The virus sickened 898 adult migrants and 33 detention center staffers, the Centers for Disease Control and P...
03:26 2019-08-31

Canada delegation pressing China on detained Canadians A Canadian delegation in China is pressing Chinese officials to free two detained Canadians but there has been no contact between the two nations' leaders or foreign ministers despite the worst relations between Ottawa and Beijing since the Tiananmen Square massacre in 1989....
22:52 2019-05-21

Detained Russian journalist Ivan Golunov taken to hospital Russian authorities charged well-known investigative reporter Ivan Golunov with attempt at "large-scale" drug dealing as his colleagues claim a frame-up. The 36-year-old was hospitalized while in police custody....
20:39 2019-06-08

3 Pak Nationals Detained With Gold Worth Over Rs 23 Lakh In Rajasthan Three Pakistani nationals were detained with gold worth over Rs 23 lakh from Munabao railway station near the India-Pakistan border in Rajasthan's Barmer district, Customs officials said today....
13:52 2019-06-16

Detained Russian investigative journalist taken to hospital: Ifax Police said on Saturday that a Russian investigative journalist who was detained this week for alleged drug offences had been taken to hospital, Russian news agencies reported....
15:52 2019-06-08

Rapper A$AP Rocky detained in Sweden after street fight Sweden’s prosecution authority says star rapper A$AP Rocky has been detained in the Swedish capital, suspected of an attack on an unknown person in downtown Stockholm...
16:52 2019-07-03

Man carrying 2 knives Tasered and detained at Gatwick Airport A man carrying two kitchen knives through a staff search area at Gatwick Airport in the United Kingdom was Tasered and arrested by police early Monday morning....
21:00 2019-06-03

Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny is hospitalized after being detained Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who was hospitalized with an "acute allergic reaction" after being arrested last week, may have been affected by an "unknown chemical substance," said a spokesman for Navalny, citing a physician....
19:26 2019-07-31

Detained Nigerian Cleric Leaves Indian Hospital Nigerian Shiite leader Ibrahim Zakzaky - whose poor health in detention fuelled a wave of violent protests in Abuja - has left a hospital in Gurgaon near Delhi where he arrived for treatment this......
13:00 2019-08-16

Refinitiv data shows detained Grace 1 still at anchor Refinitiv tracking data briefly showed the Iranian tanker at the center of a diplomatic dispute between Tehran and the West had changed its position status off Gibraltar on Saturday....
16:39 2019-08-17

Detained oil tanker at centre of US power struggle 'set to depart' The Iranian oil tanker which has been detained off Gibraltar since early last month is expected to depart this evening, Iran's ambassador to Britain has said....
20:52 2019-08-18

Russian opposition figure detained upon release from jail No sooner had he walked out of a Moscow jail than activist Ilya Yashin was detained for a third time, accused of urging mass protests. Several opposition politicians are barred from next month's Moscow city elections....
01:39 2019-08-19

Egypt frees Al-Jazeera journalist detained since 2016 CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian court has ordered the release of Al-Jazeera journalist Mahmoud Hussein, detained since 2016 on allegations of spreading false news and defaming Egypt’s reputation. Hussein, an Egyptian journalist working for the Qatar-based satellite network, was detained at the Cairo ...
14:39 2019-05-23

Judge limits transfer of detained immigrants in California RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — A federal judge says authorities can’t transfer immigrants from two Southern California detention centers to far-flung facilities if they have lawyers in the area. The American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California says U.S. District Judge Jesus Bernal in Rivers...
23:13 2019-06-21

Fifth migrant child dies after being detained by US border patrol Sixteen-year-old Guatemalan was detained in Texas on 13 May and found unresponsive on Monday, Customs and Border Protection saidThe US government says a 16-year-old Guatemalan died on Monday at a border patrol station in south Texas, the fifth death of a migrant child since December.US Customs and B...
15:26 2019-05-21

Employee at UK's consulate in Hong Kong detained in China Detention comes amid more than two months of pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong An employee at the UK’s consulate in Hong Kong has been detained by mainland Chinese authorities on his way back to the city, his girlfriend has said.Simon Cheng, 28, was returning from a trip in Shenzhen to his native ...
13:00 2019-08-20

Crew of Detained Iranian Oil Tanker Is Released in Gibraltar Police in the British overseas territory of Gibraltar released the four-member crew of a detained Iranian oil tanker, authorities said, potentially easing tensions between the U.K. and Iran after a week of steady escalation....
11:26 2019-07-14

4, Including Woman, Detained After Mob Beats Cop To Death In Rajasthan Four persons, including a woman, were detained on Sunday in the case of a police constable being beaten to death in Rajasthan's Rajsamand district on Saturday....
19:13 2019-07-14

Teens chanted ‘murder gang’ while detained for killing AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Three teens charged in the strangling and stabbing of a Maine woman chanted “murder gang” while detained. The Kennebec Journal reports that several Long Creek Youth Development Center workers testified about the chant during a hearing to determine if one of the teen...
16:39 2019-06-21

Court orders release of Assange pal detained in Ecuador QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — A court in Ecuador has ordered a Swedish programmer close to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange freed after more than two months in jail on suspicion of hacking. In a two-to-one vote judges with a provincial court ruled Thursday that Ola Bini should be freed while he defends hims...
04:39 2019-06-21

Dozens detained in Kazakhstan at anti-China protests Police detained dozens in Kazakhstan's two largest cities on Saturday as they took part in the latest protest against China's influence in the Central Asian republic....
17:13 2019-09-21

Pompeo: US focused on helping detained Canadians in China U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says it’s wrong that China is detaining two Canadians and the Trump administration is focused on helping the two be released...
22:00 2019-08-22

Detained Kashmir-Based Journalist Released On Bond A Kashmir-based journalist, who was picked up from his home in Pulwama by security forces Thursday night, has been released on a bond, officials said on Friday....
00:39 2019-08-17

US will not provide flu shots to all detained migrants at southern border U.S. Customs and Border Protection confirmed Tuesday that they would not be providing flu shots to migrants and refugees at the southern border despite the flu-related deaths of three children....
23:52 2019-08-20

Canada praises 'grit' of Canadians detained in China Canada's foreign minister on Friday praised two Canadian men detained in China for their "grit" and "tenacity," as the countries' diplomatic feud entered its eighth month....
03:52 2019-08-10

David Ortiz Shooting: Six Suspects Detained, Authorities Say A man suspected of shooting Ortiz was among the six detained, and the authorities said the coordinator of the attack had been offered about $7,800 to carry it out....
02:13 2019-06-13

Mexican steelmaker AHMSA says its chairman detained in Spain Mexican steelmaker Altos Hornos de Mexico, or AHMSA, said on Tuesday that its chairman Alonso Ancira has been arrested in Spain, saying it did not know why....
01:13 2019-05-29

France Says Around 450 ISIS-Linked Nationals Detained In Syria Around 450 French nationals linked to the ISIS are being held by Kurds or detained in refugee camps in northeastern Syria, the French foreign minister said Tuesday....
06:39 2019-05-29

Hundreds detained as Kazakhs protest 'rigged' election Police in Kazakhstan's biggest city were put on high alert overnight as protests against what many see as a rigged presidential election continued, resulting in hundreds of people being detained, police sources said on Tuesday....
09:00 2019-06-11

US to remove limit on how long immigrant children can be detained US moves to hold families in detention until immigration cases are completed, which could be much longer than current 20-day limitThe Trump administration announced on Wednesday a plan to eliminate a federal court agreement and replace it with a regulation that would allow the government to indefini...
22:13 2019-08-21

Two detained on south side after shooting, police pursuit TUCSON – Two people have been detained after a shooting incident prompted a southside police chase Friday morning. Tucson Police officers were dispatched to the 300 block of Sunset Villa in connection to a report of a person firing shots into a car at a home. TPD said the suspect attempted to go ins...
23:00 2019-08-16

Tunisia releases UN arms expert detained for spying German-Tunisian UN diplomat Moncef Kartas, who was jailed nearly two months ago on suspicion of espionage, has been temporarily released on bail. But the case against him continues....
11:00 2019-05-22

Algeria's ex-PM, former minister detained over alleged corruption: state TV Algeria's Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered former Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia be held in custody after he faced a judge over a corruption investigation, state TV reported, sending some Algerians onto the streets in celebration....
00:39 2019-06-13

Dozens detained in anti-government protest in Kazakhstan More than 100 people detained at anti-government rallies in Kazakhstan amid continuing wave of public discontent over perceived orchestrated handover of power...
20:13 2019-07-06

Hundreds detained in latest Russian protests ahead of election Protesters once again took to the streets of Moscow Saturday, decrying the exclusion of some independent and opposition candidates for upcoming city council election that has shaken up Russia's political scene....
22:26 2019-08-03

Watch: Hundreds detained in Moscow protest for fair election Hundreds of people were arrested in Moscow on Saturday for a second weekend running as police again clamped down on a rally calling for free elections.        ...
00:00 2019-08-04

Hong Kong consulate employee 'detained for soliciting prostitutes' A British consulate employee detained in China was arrested for soliciting prostitutes, the country's state-backed Global Times newspaper has said....
22:00 2019-08-22

Ex-UEFA President Michel Platini detained over 2022 World Cup Michel Platini, the former president of UEFA, European soccer's governing body, was detained as part of a corruption investigation over the awarding of the 2022 World Cup to Qatar, French police said....
16:39 2019-06-18

Putin says Trump stressed issue of detained Ukrainian sailors Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Saturday that the issue of Ukrainian sailors detained by Russia in 2018 had dominated his talks with U.S. President Donald Trump at the G20 summit but no decision on the sailors' fate had been made yet....
12:26 2019-06-29

U.S. to boycott flagship Russian investment forum over detained investor U.S. Ambassador to Russia Jon Huntsman will boycott a flagship investor forum in St Petersburg this summer to protest against Moscow's prosecution of prominent U.S. investor Michael Calvey, a State Department spokeswoman said on Tuesday....
18:13 2019-05-28

Russian UN employee detained by Kosovo in armed raid on north Country’s president claims UN staff member was ‘camouflaged ... to hamper police operation’A Russian UN employee was among more than two dozen people detained by Kosovo police in an armed raid into the Serb-dominated north of the country that has sparked international tensions.Moscow denounced it as...
19:13 2019-05-28

UN tribunal rules Russia must release detained Ukrainian sailors Russian authorities must release the 24 Ukrainian sailors who were captured last year after entering the Kerch Strait, a United Nations maritime tribunal has ruled....
06:39 2019-05-26

Shaman detained while walking across Russia to 'banish' Vladimir Putin A self-styled "warrior-shaman" was detained by Russian police while walking across the country to Moscow, where he intended to "banish" Vladimir Putin. Authorities said they would fly him back to his home region....
17:13 2019-09-19

350 detained after yellow vest protest in Brussels turns violent A yellow vest protest march was taken over by black-hooded demonstrators and turned violent in Brussels, forcing authorities to detain a few hundred people....
20:52 2019-05-26

Family Of Detained UK Consulate Worker Rejects 'Made-Up' Report The family of a staffer at the UK consulate in Hong Kong have rejected a "made-up" report by Chinese state media that he was detained in the mainland for visiting prostitutes....
12:26 2019-08-24

US government lawyer: detained children do not need soap and blankets – video Soap, toothbrushes and blankets are some of the items migrant children detained in the US do not need, a Trump administration official has claimed. Sarah Fabian, a lawyer for the US Department of Justice, argued at the US court of appeals for the ninth circuit that such children do not always requir...
17:13 2019-06-23

Hotline for detained migrants featured on Orange is the New Black shut down Hotline shut down by US Immigration and Customs Enforcement connected detained migrants to an advocacy groupUS Immigration and Customs Enforcement (Ice) has shut down a national hotline that connected detained migrants to an advocacy group, a month after the hotline was featured in a storyline in th...
10:26 2019-08-24

ICE released 300 of the 680 detained in raids at Mississippi food processing plants U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents arrested 680 people at food processing plants in small towns near Jackson, Mississippi, on Wednesday.        ...
23:52 2019-08-08

Lockdown at Carondelet clinic lifted after man detained for shooting threat TUCSON – Carondelet Medical Group facility was placed on lockdown after it received a threat Friday morning, according to Tucson Poice Department. TPD said a man reportedly called the family practice at 630 N. Alvernon Way near Fifth Street to voice his concerns about not being able to set up ...
23:00 2019-08-16

Sitaram Yechury "Detained At Srinagar Airport, Not Allowed To Move": CPM Communist Party of India (Marxist) leader Sitaram Yechury and his party colleague D Raja were sent back from Srinagar airport after they landed there amid a lockdown in Kashmir valley today....
13:13 2019-08-09

Australia says no word yet on student reported detained in North Korea Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Friday Canberra has yet to establish the whereabouts of an Australian man missing in North Korea for several days.The family of Alek Sigley said on Thursday they had not heard from the 29-year-old university student in Pyongyang, the North Korean capi...
05:26 2019-06-28

Turkey releases detained NASA scientist Serkan Golge Turkey has released US-Turkish scientist Serkan Golge from jail, a move that could help ease relations with Washington. The former NASA researcher is one of thousands detained in a Turkish government crackdown....
05:13 2019-05-30

Maharashtra Farmer Comes To Mumbai With Loan Waiver Complaint, Detained A farmer who had come to meet Dhananjay Munde, Leader of the Opposition in the Maharashtra Legislative Council, was detained by Mumbai police today for criticising the Devendra Fadnavis government's......
00:13 2019-06-22

Thousands detained in Kashmir amid communications blackout: police The latest crackdown began this month, just before Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu nationalist-led government stripped Kashmir of its semi-autonomy....
17:26 2019-08-20

UN court: Russia must free detained Ukraine ships, sailors BERLIN (AP) — A U.N. maritime tribunal has ruled that Russia must release three Ukrainian naval vessels captured by Russia in November and release 24 detained sailors. The Hamburg-based International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea delivered its ruling Saturday on the case Ukraine brought against Ru...
17:39 2019-05-25

Teen Migrants Are Being Detained With Adults Thanks to Faulty Dental Exams Several teen migrants have sued the U.S. for incorrectly placing them in adult detention thanks to inaccurate forensic dental exams, according to the Los Angeles Times. Federal law says that the government should not rely solely on the controversial forensic exams to determine age, but in several ca...
15:00 2019-06-03

Suspect detained in shooting incident at midtown apartment complex TUCSON – Tucson Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred in midtown Monday morning. According to TPD, the incident was reported the 29th Street and Venice Avenue intersection, near Swan Road. TPD said the shooting was a result of a dispute at an apartment complex located at ...
22:13 2019-06-17

Yellow vest protest in Brussels turns violent; 350 detained BRUSSELS (AP) — A yellow vest protest march was taken over by black-hooded demonstrators and turned violent in Brussels, forcing authorities to detain a few hundred people. The yellow vest demonstration was intended to be against social injustice on the day of European Parliament elections. But it d...
23:00 2019-05-26

Russia must release detained Ukrainian sailors: maritime tribunal Moscow must release 24 sailors who were aboard three Ukrainian vessels it intercepted in November as they crossed a strait between Russian-annexed Crimea and southern Russia, an international maritime tribunal said on Saturday....
17:00 2019-05-25

Five people detained in David Ortiz shooting in Dominican Republic Five people have been detained in the Dominican Republic in connection with the shooting of former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz, the country's Attorney General Jean Alain Rodríguez Sánchez said at a news conference on Wednesday....
01:13 2019-06-13

South Korean men detained for spitting on comfort woman statue Four men who allegedly spat on a statue memorializing the nation's comfort women say they committed acts to "deride" victims of Japanese wartime brothels....
18:13 2019-07-10

Sudanese officers detained in connection with dispersal of sit-in: military council Sudan's military rulers said on Thursday that some officers had been arrested for their involvement in the deadly dispersal of a protest sit-in in Khartoum....
22:52 2019-06-13

12 Israelis Detained in Cyprus for Alleged Rape of British Woman (PARALIMNI, Cyprus) — A Cyprus court has ordered 12 Israelis vacationing on the east Mediterranean island nation to remain in police custody for eight days after a 19-year-old British woman alleged that she was raped. Judge Tonia Nicolaou removed reporters from the hearing Thursday because som...
16:13 2019-07-18

British football fan detained in UAE lodges human rights complaint Ali Issa Ahmad brings case to UN alleging he was tortured after wearing Qatar T-shirt to matchA British football fan who says he was detained and tortured while on holiday in the United Arab Emirates because he wore a Qatar shirt has lodged a legal complaint with the UN about his treatment.In the 27...
17:39 2019-07-18

Elijah Cummings Explodes at DHS Secretary Over Abuse of Detained Children While this week’s news cycle has largely focused on President Donald Trump’s racist attacks on Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar and the rest of the progressive “squad” of freshmen congresswomen, it’s important to remember that the Trump administration is still pushing its abominable efforts to punish and ...
03:52 2019-07-19

Reports of abuse of detained minors at Yuma border station NBC News- There are new reports of mistreatment of children at a border detention center in Arizona. NBC News have obtained reports on abuse of minors at a Yuma Border Patrol station. NBC News NBC News has obtained dozens of health and human services reports of alleged mistreatment of children held ...
00:13 2019-07-11

"We Have Been Detained": Derek O'Brien Posts Video From Varanasi Airport Ateam of the Trinamool Congress, led by party leader Derek O' Brien, was stopped at the Varanasi airport this morning when the party members were on their way to meet those affected by shootout in......
07:26 2019-07-20

| Algeria's ex-police chief detained in corruption probe - state TV Algeria's former police chief Abdelghani Hamel has been placed in provisional detention over alleged "diversion of funds and illicit enrichment", state television said....
21:52 2019-07-05

Trump says he 'vouches' for detained U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky's release in Sweden U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday that he would vouch for the bail of detained American rapper A$AP Rocky, who was arrested in Sweden in connection with a street fight that occurred in June....
21:52 2019-07-20

A U.S. Citizen Detained in Vietnam Could Face the Death Penalty for Subversion A U.S. citizen, detained in Vietnam on charges of “attempting to overthrow the state,” is expected to face trial at the end of this month and could be sentenced to death if found guilty, Agence France-Press (AFP) reports. Michael Nguyen has been held in Vietnam since July last year. He w...
13:39 2019-06-11

60 Foreigners Staying Without Valid Documents Detained In Greater Noida Sixty foreign nationals were detained and face deportation after police searches in Greater Noida found them staying in the country without valid travel documents, officials said....
00:00 2019-07-11

Canada says another citizen detained in China amid diplomatic tensions A Canadian citizen has been detained in the Chinese city of Yantai, a Canadian government spokesman said on Saturday, an incident that comes amid chilly diplomatic relations between the two countries....
03:26 2019-07-14

Dozens detained in Moscow as opposition demands to be included in vote Police in Moscow detained more than 25 protestors at a rally to demonstrate against a possible ban on opposition candidates running in elections to the Russian capital's parliament....
22:26 2019-07-14

Decades on, descendants of detained Italian Canadians recall shame Trudeau reopened a wound for families with his promise to apologize for the internment of hundreds during the second world warOn a rainy summer evening, Canadian federal police entered a social club in the city of Windsor and arrested bartender Michele Iannetta. Bewildered, he and others were rounde...
19:52 2019-07-15

Suspected gunman among 6 detained in David Ortiz shooting investigation Six suspects have been arrested in the shooting of former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz, including the alleged gunman, authorities in the Dominican Republic said Wednesday....
06:39 2019-06-13

Canadian citizen detained in China as row continues over Huawei chief Beijing arrests Canadian citizen on drug-related charges amid diplomatic crisis, following detention of Meng WanzhouA Canadian citizen detained in China is being held on drug-related offences, Beijing said Monday, at a time of tense relations between the two countries.News of the latest arrest comes...
19:52 2019-07-15

Greek man detained in US scientist's murder in Nazi bunker on Crete Police on the Greek island of Crete have detained a man in the killing of an American scientist who was reported missing and later was found dead in an abandoned bunker used by the Nazis during World War II, it was reported Monday....
20:39 2019-07-15

Greek man detained in death of American scientist Suzanne Eaton A 27-year-old Greek man has confessed to killing the California scientist found dead last week in an abandoned World War II bunker on the island of Crete, according to a report on Monday. The man, who hasn’t been named, was detained on Monday in connection with the slaying of 59-year-old Suzan...
02:00 2019-07-16

Former UEFA head Platini detained in Qatar World Cup probe Michel Platini, the former head of European football association UEFA, was detained for questioning by French police on Tuesday over the awarding of the 2022 World Cup soccer tournament to Qatar, a judicial source told Reuters....
14:26 2019-06-18

Bulgarian cybersecurity worker detained over tax agency hack attack A 20-year-old Bulgarian cybersecurity worker has been arrested on suspicion of involvement in a hacking attack that stole millions of taxpayers' personal and financial data, interior ministry officials said on Wednesday....
12:00 2019-07-17

Canada's Trudeau says Trump spoke to China about two detained Canadians Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Thursday said U.S. President Donald Trump had raised the case of two detained Canadians with China last week but did not say how he knew this....
18:13 2019-07-04

Russian newspapers join forces in solidarity with detained journalist Three titles call for inquiry into case of Ivan Golunov, arrested on suspicion of drug dealingRussia’s three major newspapers have put out nearly identical front pages of their Monday editions in a show of solidarity with a detained journalist.Kommersant, Vedomosti and RBK, arguably the most respect...
09:52 2019-06-10

Detained Russian journalist Ivan Golunov under house arrest Russian authorities have charged well-known investigative reporter Ivan Golunov with attempt at "large-scale" drug dealing as his colleagues claim he was framed. He will remain under house arrest for at least two months....
07:26 2019-06-09

Canada 'confident' U.S. raised issue of detained citizens with China Canada's prime minister said on Tuesday he is confident U.S. President Donald Trump made good on his promise to raise the cases of two detained Canadians during recent discussions with Chinese President Xi Jinping....
11:39 2019-07-03

Venezuela confirms death of detained officer who opposition says was tortured CARACAS - Venezuelan authorities late on Saturday confirmed the death of a military officer who opposition leaders and family members said was tortured in custody after his detention over alleged involvement in a coup plot against President Nicolas Maduro....
18:52 2019-06-30

American detained at Cairo airport for carrying Yemeni dagger CAIRO — Egyptian officials say a Yemeni American was detained at the Cairo airport for carrying a traditional Yemeni dagger in his luggage. Customs officials say the man, a dual U.S.-Yemeni national, landed in Cairo on Friday on a flight from the Yemeni port city of Aden. The officials say when the ...
19:13 2019-06-14

Venezuela confirms death of detained officer, his wife says he was tortured CARACAS - Venezuela's defense ministry on Sunday confirmed the death of a military officer who opposition leaders and family members said was tortured in custody after his detention over alleged involvement in a coup plot against President Nicolas Maduro....
03:26 2019-07-01

Detained Australian student released from North Korean custody An Australian college student who was detained in North Korea last week has been safely freed, Australian officials said Wednesday. Alek Sigley, 29, was staying with several other Western students in the capital Pyongyang, but had went missing on June 25. “[Sigley] has been released from deten...
09:13 2019-07-04

A trip to the campus counselor led to one student being detained and questioned by the police (KLAF) University of Louisiana at Lafayette student, Siraaj Salem, felt as if she was betrayed by the on-campus counselor after confiding in them. Recalling her session, Salem said: “I was second guessing myself. Did I do the right thing by coming here, and I was scared. I said ‘well, is she going t...
08:00 2019-07-02

Former UEFA head Platini detained in Qatar World Cup investigation Michel Platini, the former head of European football association UEFA, was detained for questioning by French police on Tuesday over the awarding of the 2022 World Cup soccer tournament to Qatar, a judicial source told Reuters....
15:52 2019-06-18

AP Source: FIFA vice president Ahmad detained in Paris PARIS (AP) — A person familiar with the situation says FIFA vice president Ahmad has been detained in Paris, a day before the start of the Women’s World Cup. The person says the African Football Confederation president was detained for questioning on Thursday morning in the French capital. The...
14:13 2019-06-06

Kirill Serebrennikov, director detained in Moscow: 'Complexity is resistance' Once the toast of Russia’s avant garde, Serebennikov now faces a 10-year jail sentence. As his powerful, sexually charged play Outside is staged in Avignon, he vows he won’t be silencedOn the stage of a small theatre outside Avignon, a man paces around a mock-up of an apartment. Music issues from so...
11:39 2019-07-23

Texas-born US citizen released from ICE custody after being detained for 3 weeks A Texas-born U.S. citizen was released Tuesday from Immigration and Customs Enforcement custody after being wrongfully detained for more than three weeks due to a mix-up of his documents, his lawyer said....
12:13 2019-07-24

Gibraltar police release all crew members of detained Iranian tanker Gibraltar police said on Friday that all four crew members of the Iranian Grace 1 tanker have been released on bail without charge after it was detained last week on suspicion of breaking European sanctions by taking oil to Syria....
03:13 2019-07-13

Migrant aid ship captain detained; Italy police boat rammed Italian authorities say the captain of a humanitarian ship with 40 migrants aboard has been detained in Italy after the vessel rammed a border police motorboat blocking its way as it docked without permission at the Mediterranean island of Lampedusa...
11:52 2019-06-29

A Worker from the British Consulate in Hong Kong Has Been Detained in China, Reports Say Mainland Chinese authorities have confirmed that they are holding a 28-year-old Hong Kong citizen who works at the British consulate in Hong Kong, according to media reports. Simon Cheng, a trade and investment officer at the consulate, was reported missing after he failed to return from a business ...
12:13 2019-08-21

UK "Concerned" By Reports Hong Kong Consulate Employee Detained In China Britain's Foreign Office said Tuesday it was "extremely concerned" by reports that a Hong Kong consulate employee had been detained by mainland Chinese authorities on his way back to the city....
17:52 2019-08-20

Russia frees detained journalist after public outcry and media pressure A Russian investigative journalist who was charged with drug dealing has been freed after a widespread public outcry and media rebellion against the case....
12:26 2019-06-12

Russian opposition figure Alexei Navalny detained ahead of protests A day earlier Navalny had called on protesters to continue rallies against a decision to leave opposition candidates off local election ballot papers. He has faced repeated legal trouble, often tied to laws on protests....
12:52 2019-07-24

Detained Iranian tanker will be released if oil isn't bound for Syria, UK foreign secretary says An Iranian oil tanker held by British forces near Gibraltar will be released if the United Kingdom is assured the oil will not be heading to Syria, London's top diplomat said Saturday....
04:26 2019-07-14

UPDATE 3-Trump says he is ready to press China's Xi on case of two detained Canadians U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday said he was prepared to raise the case of two Canadians detained by Beijing with Chinese President Xi Jinping, an act that could potentially ease a major dispute between Canada and China....
22:00 2019-06-20

British govt worker 'detained in China' after telling girlfriend 'pray for me' The Foreign Office has said it is extremely concerned by reports a British consulate official was detained in China after telling his girlfriend "pray for me"....
19:52 2019-08-20

David Ortiz shooting: Five detained, gun recovered but motive remains unknown The suspected gunman and the accomplices were paid less than $8,000 by unnamed criminals to carry out the coordinated attack, authorities in the Dominican Republic said Wednesday....
01:26 2019-06-13

Democrats urge Trump administration to vaccinate detained migrant families against flu Reps. Rosa DeLauro, D-Conn., and Lucille Roybal-Allard, D-Calif., say they sent a letter to Homeland Security and the Department of Health and Human Services seeking answers....
23:26 2019-08-21

David Ortiz shooting: Five detained, gun recovered, but motive remains unknown The suspected gunman and the accomplices were paid less than $8,000 by unnamed criminals to carry out the coordinated attack, authorities in the Dominican Republic said Wednesday....
05:26 2019-06-13

Hundreds detained in shoving match with Moscow police over election protest Hundreds of protesters, including prominent activists, were detained Saturday near the the Moscow mayor's office.        ...
18:13 2019-07-31

China says case of detained British consulate staffer ‘not a diplomatic issue’ Chinese Foreign Ministry said the man violated regulations on "Punishments in Public Order and Security Administration,'' but gave no further details....
18:39 2019-08-21

British consulate staff member detained after visiting China's Shenzhen China confirmed that it detained a Hong Kong British Consulate employee who went missing on a business trip to mainland China. Britain's Foreign Office said it is "extremely concerned" about the case....
17:00 2019-08-21

Ex-UEFA President Michel Platini Detained in Qatar World Cup Probe Former high-ranking soccer administrator Michel Platini was detained in Paris following a corruption investigation into the awarding of the 2022 World Cup hosting rights to Qatar....
14:00 2019-06-18

Guaido security guards detained during break in Venezuela political talks Two members of Venezuelan National Assembly chief Juan Guaido's security detail were detained on Friday, both the opposition leader and government officials said on Saturday, during a pause in negotiations between the two divided political factions....
03:26 2019-07-14

Pence views overcrowded, bad-smelling facility for detained migrants in Texas Vice President Mike Pence viewed an overcrowded, foul-smelling facility in Texas on Friday where nearly 400 men are detained after being accused of crossing the U.S. border illegally....
03:26 2019-07-13

China says it detained British Consulate staffer for violating public order A staffer at the British Consulate General in Hong Kong has been detained in the Chinese border city of Shenzhen for violating a law on public order, Beijing acknowledged Wednesday. Simon Cheng was slapped with 15 days of administrative detention for violating regulations on “Punishments in Pu...
13:52 2019-08-21

'Something fishy': penguins detained by New Zealand police after sushi shop stakeout The flightless birds were found huddling near the grills under the shop, where it was warm“Waddling vagrants” in the form of two little blue penguins have been released by police after they were detained for setting up home under a Wellington sushi outlet.Their cover was blown after a shop worker he...
03:39 2019-07-16

Pence’s Border Trip Illustrates Conflicting Messages About Detained Migrants The Trump administration largely concedes that adult detainees experience grueling conditions in federal custody. But it also wants to appear sensitive to migrant children....
05:00 2019-07-16

UPDATE 1-Canada 'confident' U.S. raised issue of detained citizens with China Canada's prime minister said on Tuesday he is confident U.S. President Donald Trump made good on his promise to raise the cases of two detained Canadians during recent discussions with Chinese President Xi Jinping....
12:13 2019-07-03

Three American Children Were Detained for 12 Hours at Chicago O'Hare Airport Today Three American children and their adult Mexican cousin were held by immigration authorities at Chicago O’Hare Airport for 12 hours today, according to WBEZ....
03:52 2019-07-19

Tlaib, AOC grill McAleenan over treatment of migrants detained at US-Mexico border Progressive lawmakers grilled a top Trump administration official Thursday about family separations at the border, with one member of the so-called "squad" accusing him of wanting to prolong the detention of children, which he denied....
11:39 2019-07-19

Australian student freed from North Korea after being detained on claims of spying Pyongyang’s official Korean Central News Agency, or KCNA, said the North deported Alek Sigley on Thursday after he pleaded for forgiveness over his activities, which the agency said infringed on North Korea’s sovereignty....
17:52 2019-07-06

Mexican former minister detained, deepening president's anti-graft quest A judge ordered a former Mexican Cabinet minister to be detained pending a trial over suspected losses to taxpayers, her lawyer said on Tuesday, opening a new front in President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador's campaign to eradicate corruption....
00:39 2019-08-14

North Korea claims detained student was spying, spreading propaganda SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea said Saturday that an Australian student who was released by the country after being detained for a week had spread anti-Pyongyang propaganda and engaged in espionage by providing photos and other materials to news outlets with critical views toward the North. Pyongy...
15:52 2019-07-06

Santa Rita HS student detained after weapon found in backpack, TUSD says TUCSON – Police detained a student at Santa Rita High School Wednesday afternoon after a weapon was found inside his backpack. According to Tucson Unified School District, the school staff received a tip that the student, who was identified as a male, had a weapon in his backpack. TUSD said after a ...
12:39 2019-08-08

Intruder detained after jumping on wing of Nigeria plane prior to takeoff A man climbed onto the wing of an airplane preparing to take off from Nigeria's largest city Friday, sparking panic among passengers inside the aircraft, authorities said....
03:26 2019-07-20

Australia says no progress in finding student feared detained in North Korea Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Friday Canberra has yet to establish the whereabouts of an Australian man missing in North Korea for several days.The family of Alek Sigley said on Thursday they had not heard from the 29-year-old university student in Pyongyang, the North Korean capi...
02:26 2019-06-28

Supreme Court declines to hear case of Yemeni man detained at Guantanamo Bay The Supreme Court turned away an appeal Monday from a Yemeni man detained at Guantanamo Bay who believes he should be released because the war in Afghanistan has ended....
19:39 2019-06-10

Detained migrant children must have access to soap and other basic needs, court rules Trump administration had argued that officials were not required to provide hygiene productsMigrant children detained by the US government must have access to soap, toothpaste and other basic hygiene products, as well as edible food, clean water and places to sleep, a panel of judges has ruled.The a...
15:26 2019-08-16

REFILE-Venezuela court orders trial for detained Citgo executives A Venezuelan court on Friday ordered that six executives from U.S. refiner Citgo should stand trial on charges of corruption, defying pressure from U.S. authorities to release for the group that includes naturalized U.S. citizens....
10:26 2019-06-08

Migrant kids detained in Arizona allege sex assault, retaliation for complaining Migrant children being detained in Arizona reported being sexually assaulted and punished by US border agents, who allegedly forced them to sleep on hard concrete and called them slurs when they complained about the conditions, according to an NBC News report on Tuesday. The outlet cites dozens of a...
10:00 2019-07-10

Russian anti-corruption journalist detained over alleged drug offences The Moscow media outlet that investigative reporter Ivan Golunov works for believes he has been framed. Golunov is known for his investigations into graft in Moscow and reportedly received death threats recently....
21:00 2019-06-07

British govt worker 'detained in China' after telling girlfriend to 'pray for me' The Foreign Office has said it is "extremely concerned" following reports a British consulate official was detained in China after telling his girlfriend to "pray for me"....
11:00 2019-08-20

Medical help ignored, wheelchair requests denied: Detained immigrants file lawsuit One of the plaintiffs, Faour Abdullah Fraihat, lost vision in his left eye while being detained for more than two years.        ...
00:52 2019-08-20

Some Foreigners Detained In Greater Noida For Illegal Stay Escaped: Cops "Some" of the 60 foreigners, detained in Greater Noida for staying in the country without valid travel documents, escaped from police custody on Thursday night, officials said....
09:13 2019-07-12

Chrystia Freeland praises ‘two brave Canadians’ detained in China since December "They are two brave Canadians who are facing a difficult situation through no fault of their own and they are conducting themselves with incredible grace and tenacity," Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said of Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor....
02:00 2019-08-10

3 Suspected ISIS Supporters Detained In Tamil Nadu's Coimbatore: Police Three suspected ISIS supporters were detained in Tamil Nadu's Coimbatore Thursday by police for interrogation over alleged conspiracy to carry out attacks in the city, a day after the NIA arrested the......
21:00 2019-06-13

Canada 'confident' U.S. raised issue of detained Canadians with China: Trudeau Canada's prime minister said on Tuesday he is "confident" U.S. President Donald Trump made good on his promise to raise the cases of two detained Canadians during recent discussions with Chinese President Xi Jinping....
04:00 2019-07-03

Russian anti-corruption journalist detained over alleged drug offenses The Moscow media outlet that employs investigative reporter Ivan Golunov believes he's been framed. Golunov is known for investigations into graft in Russia's capital, and has reportedly received recent death threats....
08:26 2019-06-08

Japanese Americans detained as kids plan Fort Sill protest LAWTON, Okla. (AP) — Demonstrators including Japanese Americans who were detained as children by the U.S. government during World War II are speaking out against the Trump administration’s plans to house migrant children at an Oklahoma Army base. Groups including the Japanese American National...
08:26 2019-06-22

Nigeria to allow detained Shi'ite Muslim leader to seek medical treatment abroad A Nigerian judge ruled on Monday that the detained leader of a banned Nigerian Shi'ite Muslim group could seek medical treatment abroad, after a series of protests calling for his release turned violent last month....
16:26 2019-08-05

A$AP Rocky Being Detained In Sweden as Police Investigate Fight Caught on Video (COPENHAGEN, Denmark) — U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky was ordered held by a Swedish court Friday for two weeks in pre-trial detention while police investigate a fight in downtown Stockholm. Prosecutor Fredrik Karlsson said Friday after the hearing at the Stockholm District Court that A$AP Rocky &mdas...
03:26 2019-07-06

Vaiko Says Kashmir Made "Prison", Will Visit Detained Farooq Abdullah Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam, or MDMK, chief Vaiko alleged on Monday that Kashmir has been made a "prison" and said he would visit National Conference leader Farooq Abdullah, now under......
18:13 2019-09-16

UK consulate staffer detained for 'solicitation of prostitution,' Chinese media reports A Hong Kong citizen working for the British consulate, who has not been heard from for two weeks, was detained in China for "solicitation of prostitution," China's state-run tabloid Global Times reported on Thursday....
19:39 2019-08-22

9 Arizona State students from China detained at LA airport, denied admission to U.S. The students were "denied admission to the U.S. to continue their studies" and were sent back to China, ASU said.        ...
06:39 2019-08-31

Rights Group Calls for the Release of Uighur Children Detained in Xinjiang A human rights group has called on the Chinese government to release an undetermined number of Uighur children being arbitrarily held in so-called “child welfare” institutions and boarding schools in Xinjiang. In a statement Monday, the New York-based Human Rights Watch (HRW) said “...
09:39 2019-09-16

Nigeria detained children as young as five over 'Boko Haram links' – report Human Rights Watch says thousands of children were detained in distressing conditions by military over last six yearsThe Nigerian military arrested thousands of children it suspected of involvement with Boko Haram, holding them in squalid conditions for years in some cases, according to a new report...
13:13 2019-09-11

Customers Being Wrongly Detained for 'Stolen' Rental Cars Is Apparently a Thing Quite a few of you probably have plans to travel and rent cars this summer, so listen up: There have been various cases where rental car companies like Hertz have mistakenly reported their cars as missing and then getting unsuspecting customers arrested....
21:26 2019-05-24

Poor Conditions Persist for Migrant Children Detained at the Border, Democrats Say Republican members of the House Oversight Committee disputed those characterizations, but the allegations renewed scrutiny over the treatment of migrant children....
07:00 2019-08-30

Thousands detained in Indian Kashmir crackdown, official data reveals Authorities in Indian Kashmir have arrested nearly 4,000 thousand people since the scrapping of its special status last month, government data shows, the most clear evidence yet of the scale of one of the disputed region's biggest crackdowns....
13:13 2019-09-12

UK consulate worker detained in China is freed in Hong Kong, says family Simon Cheng is back in Hong Kong, say relatives and friends, after weeks of detention in mainland ChinaA staff member at the British consulate in Hong Kong who was detained in mainland China has been released, his family said on Saturday, ending an ordeal that lasted more than two weeks.“Simon [Chen...
10:26 2019-08-24

UK's Hong Kong Mission Worker Detained In China Over Prostitution: Report An employee at the British consulate in Hong Kong has been detained in China for involvement in prostitution, China's state-backed Global Times newspaper said on Thursday....
09:13 2019-08-23

Russia must free detained Ukrainian ships, sailors, UN court rules The 24 Ukrainian sailors in Russian custody need to be immediately released, a UN maritime court has ruled. Ukraine's president said Moscow could show its readiness to end the Crimea conflict by releasing the sailors....
16:39 2019-05-25

Detained J&K Leader Shah Faesal Was Instigating Crowds, Court Told Shah Faesal, the IAS topper from Kashmir whose detention soon after the scrapping of Kashmir's special status triggered outrage, was instigating crowds at the Srinagar airport, the Jammu and Kashmir......
17:13 2019-08-27

Stephen King compares his new horror novel on detained children to Trump's border enforcement For author Stephen King, reality was starting to imitate his fiction writing when President Trump's administration detained migrant families at the southern border....
00:26 2019-09-12

Ninth Circuit rejects Trump's bid to limit accommodations to children detained at border The Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, in a rejection of the Trump administration’s bid to limit accommodations for immigrant children detained at the border, ruled Thursday that the children must be given adequate food, clean water, soap, and toothpaste....
13:26 2019-08-16

North Korea says Australian student Alek Sigley was detained for 'spying' against the state Tomohiro Ohsumi/Getty Images North Korea says Alek Sigley, an Australian Master's student at Kim Il Sung University in Pyongyang, had been engaged in "spying acts" against the state. The 29-year-old was released from detention on July 4, 10 days after he was reported missing after cutting off digi...
14:13 2019-07-08

Yang Hengjun: Australian writer detained in China expected to be charged, lawyer says Yang, who has been detained for six months, is expected to be charged with endangering national securityAustralian writer Yang Hengjun is expected to be formally charged with endangering national security, according to his lawyer. Yang, a Chinese public intellectual who has long advocated for democr...
10:52 2019-07-18

Canada's Trudeau to meet Trump for talks on trade pact, detained Canadians Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will meet U.S. President Donald Trump in Washington on June 20 for talks on a new continental trade pact and two Canadians detained in China, Trudeau's office said on Thursday....
21:26 2019-06-13

Taiwan warns citizens not to travel to Hong Kong and China after businessman detained Taiwan's ruling party has warned citizens against traveling to Hong Kong or mainland China, saying the situation is "severe," after a Taiwanese businessman was detained following a visit to the protest-wracked city....
10:26 2019-09-12

Despite Child Flu Deaths, U.S. Government Refuses to Vaccinate Children Detained in Border Camps Families detained along the U.S.-Mexico border in cramped holding centers are being left completely vulnerable to the flu, CNBC reported Thursday. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is currently not vaccinating detainees against the viral disease, nor do they plan to before the upcoming flu season ...
05:52 2019-08-21

China steel mill boss detained for pollution offences: state media The boss of a steel mill in the city of Tangshan in Hebei province has been detained after his plant was found to have violated anti-smog restrictions, state media reported on Monday....
04:39 2019-07-22

Trump blasts ‘Fake’ media, Dems for ‘phony’ stories about detained migrants President Trump in tweets and during an impromptu news conference Sunday slammed the “Fake” media and Democrats for “phony” stories about migrant children being held in US detention centers on the border. The president called a New York Times report about overcrowded and unsa...
01:39 2019-07-08

Saudi Arabia releases Qatari national detained for a year: rights group A Qatari national arrested in Yemen on suspicions of working with the Iran-aligned Houthis has been released after more than a year in detention in Saudi Arabia, Qatar's National Human Rights Committee (NHRC) said....
12:26 2019-07-23

Kyrgyzstan ex-president detained after government raid on home; one police officer killed Former Kyrgyzstan President Almazbek Atambayev was arrested by government security forces Wednesday during a nighttime raid on his property, resulting in the death of one officer....
08:26 2019-08-09

Dominican Republic police: Suspects were hired to shoot David Ortiz; six detained The director of the Dominican Republic police revealed that the suspects charged 400,000 pesos to shoot the former MLB star.       ...
04:13 2019-06-13

Congo's former health minister detained over alleged mismanagement of $4.3 million in Ebola funds Former Democratic Republic of Congo health minister Oly Ilunga has been detained over allegations of mismanaging public funds worth $4.3 million that were allocated to fighting the Ebola outbreak in the country, one of his lawyers told CNN on Monday....
22:00 2019-09-16

IS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi calls on fighters to free detained jihadis and families Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is purported to have issued his first message since April. He called on fighters to free tens of thousands of jihadis and family members from prison and detention camps....
05:52 2019-09-17

American-born Israeli woman, 25, detained in Russia for 4 months over 9 grams of cannabis A 25-year-old woman with dual American and Israeli citizenship has been behind bars in Russia since April after authorities allegedly found nine grams of cannabis in her luggage while she was traveling....
13:52 2019-08-22

Employee at Britain's Hong Kong mission detained in China over prostitution: report An employee at the British consulate in Hong Kong has been detained in China for involvement in prostitution, China's state-backed Global Times newspaper said on Thursday....
12:13 2019-08-22

Kim Jong Un's former chef feared detained for 'betrayal' pictured making sushi for UK ambassador The rumors that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s former sushi chef was arrested were cleared up on Tuesday after British Ambassador to the country shared a photograph with him....
15:13 2019-07-24

One detained after fleeing south side crash that resulted in life-threatening injuries TUCSON – A person was taken into custody after they reportedly fled a Friday morning crash on the south side that resulted in life-threatening injuries. According to officials, Tucson Police Department responded to the area of 5500 South Forgeus Avenue, near Tucson Boulevard and Drexel Road in...
23:39 2019-05-24

| Switzerland turns to courts after Nigeria drops anchor over detained oil-tanker it seized Switzerland has asked an international court to order Nigeria to release a Swiss-flagged oil tanker, its cargo and crew, that have been detained off Port Harcourt for the past 16 months....
07:52 2019-06-03

Multiple people detained after pregnant mother is shot and killed in Georgia, police say Georgia police have taken multiple people into custody Tuesday for “investigative purposes" after a pregnant woman was shot and killed outside her home. ...
20:52 2019-07-23

Judge panel to Trump administration: Detained migrant kids need soap and toothpaste A federal appeals panel dismissed a Trump administration bid to limit the hygiene resources provided to immigrant children, like soap and toothpaste.        ...
13:00 2019-08-16

Iran claims arrest of 17 CIA spies; Pompeo: Iran has 'long history of lying' Iran claims its authorities arrested 17 spies recruited by the Central Intelligence Agency to spy on the Middle East nation's nuclear and military sites.        ...
18:13 2019-07-22

British consulate employee detained for 'solicitation of prostitution,' Chinese state-run newspaper reports A Hong Kong citizen working for the British consulate, who has not been heard from for two weeks, was detained in China for "solicitation of prostitution," China's state-run tabloid Global Times reported on Thursday....
11:13 2019-08-23

Medical care for detained migrants violates doctors’ oath, says physician in JAMA commentary As the administration of President Donald Trump gears up to hold more migrants in detention facilities for longer periods of times, health care and medical professionals are raising concerns and proposing changes to the way federal agencies provide medical treatment to immigrant detainees. Dr. Paul ...
06:13 2019-09-04

Advocates sue Trump administration over failure to give detained migrants adequate medical care Immigration rights advocates, including attorneys with the Southern Poverty Law Center, filed a first-of-its-kind lawsuit Monday against the Trump Administration in federal court, claiming immigrants in detention centers were denied adequate medical and mental healthcare....
00:26 2019-08-20

UK Foreign Office 'extremely concerned' for Hong Kong staffer reportedly detained in China The United Kingdom Foreign Office is "extremely concerned" by reports that a British Consulate staff member in Hong Kong has been detained in mainland China for over 10 days....
17:00 2019-08-20

Real estate empire loses billions in value after founder detained for alleged child molestation Billions of dollars were wiped off the value of a Shanghai real estate empire this week after its founder was detained by Chinese police, reportedly on suspicion of child molestation....
21:52 2019-07-05

Sudan's military rulers pardon 235 detained members of Darfur rebel group: state TV The head of Sudan's ruling military council on Wednesday pardoned 235 detained members of the Sudan Liberation Movement, a rebel group that is active in the country's western Darfur region, according to a statement read out on Sudanese state TV....
18:26 2019-07-03

Canada's Trudeau: Trump spoke to China about detained Canadians, pressure campaign is working Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Thursday said U.S. President Donald Trump had raised the case of two detained Canadians with China and insisted Ottawa's efforts to pressure Beijing were working....
20:26 2019-07-04

A$AP Rocky prison latest: Rapper detained in Sweden for six more days over aggravated assault probe US rapper A$AP Rocky has been remanded in custody in Sweden for another six days while prosecutors investigate a fight which took place in Stockholm....
09:26 2019-07-20

American detained in Russia on spy charges says guards injured him; court extends detention by 2 months A retired United States Marine detained in Russia for eight months on allegation of spying will remain in detention for two more months, a Moscow court ruled Friday despite the man’s claims that prison guards had injured him....
10:00 2019-08-24

Dallas Cowboys' Ezekiel Elliott detained at Las Vegas music festival after altercation: report Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott was reportedly detained at a Las Vegas music festival Saturday after he allegedly shoved a security guard to the ground....
14:39 2019-05-21

Here's everything we know about Alek Sigley, an Australian university student and tour guide who North Korea detained for 'spying' Kyodo News via Getty Images Alek Sigley, a 29-year-old Australian Master's student at Kim Il Sung University in North Korea's capital of Pyongyang, was released from detention in North Korea on July 4. Family and friends reported him missing on June 25 after he had not been in digital communication ...
14:13 2019-07-08

Family of detained British Hong Kong Consulate employee slams 'joke' prostitution allegations The family of a British Consulate employee detained in China is calling accusations that he solicited a prostitute while on a business trip “a joke,” as they fear he may be “mistreated” while in captivity....
10:00 2019-08-24

UPDATE 1-Canada's Trudeau: Trump spoke to China about detained Canadians, pressure campaign is working Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Thursday said U.S. President Donald Trump had raised the case of two detained Canadians with China and insisted Ottawa's efforts to pressure Beijing were working....
21:13 2019-07-04

‘Restricted to a limited space’: Huawei CFO house arrest sharply contrasts Canadians detained in China Meng Wanzhou's said she is "restricted to a limited space" when referring to her house arrest, which drew immediate comparison between her conditions versus the two Canadians detained in solitary confinement in China for a similar length of time....
14:39 2019-05-21

Migrants, asylum seekers detained in Hungary ‘deliberately deprived of food’: UN human rights office The UN human rights office (OHCHR) said on Friday it was alarmed by reports that migrants and asylum seekers who are being held in Hungarian detention centres are being “deliberately deprived of food in contravention of international laws and standards”....
15:52 2019-05-21

With rapper A$AP Rocky still detained, manager John Ehmann’s hotel room in Sweden is raided: source Rapper A$AP Rocky’s longtime manager, John Ehmann, had his hotel room raided Friday morning after he was served a search warrant in Stockholm while his client Rocky sat in a Swedish jail, Fox News has learned....
07:52 2019-07-13

Chinese state media claim UK consular worker has been detained for soliciting prostitutes. His family say that's a 'joke' The family of a Hong Kong citizen working for the British consulate, who has not been heard from for more than two weeks, have described reports that he was detained in China for soliciting prostitutes as a "joke."...
11:13 2019-08-23

Canada bans Hong Kong consulate staff from travelling outside city after British worker detained in China It comes as the Chinese government announced that British Consulate employee Simon Cheng Man-kit has been held in neighbouring mainland city of Shenzhen...
18:52 2019-08-23

American Paul Whelan, detained in Russia, asks Trump to intervene, claims he’s victim of ‘political kidnapping’ Paul Whelan, a 49-year-old Michigan man detained in Russia on allegations of spying, asked President Trump for help on Thursday in winning his release....
09:26 2019-06-21

Video shows migrant men detained in an overcrowded Texas facility yelling 'no shower' as Pence praised agents U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Rio Grande Valley Sector via AP A video by NBC News shows migrant men in an overcrowded facility in Texas yelling "no shower" and that they were only getting "three tacos" to eat. The video was taken during one of Vice President Pence's visits to centers Friday....
04:39 2019-07-14

UN maritime tribunal rules that Russia must release seized Ukrainian naval ships, free 24 detained sailors BERLIN (AP) — UN maritime tribunal rules that Russia must release seized Ukrainian naval ships, free 24 detained sailors. The post UN maritime tribunal rules that Russia must release seized Ukrainian naval ships, free 24 detained sailors appeared first on LEX18.com....
17:39 2019-05-25

Egyptian court orders release of Al-Jazeera journalist Mahmoud Hussein, detained since 2016 for spreading false news CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian court orders release of Al-Jazeera journalist Mahmoud Hussein, detained since 2016 for spreading false news. The post Egyptian court orders release of Al-Jazeera journalist Mahmoud Hussein, detained since 2016 for spreading false news appeared first on LEX18.com....
14:39 2019-05-23

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Libya civil war, African displacement, global trade tensions, terrorists’ children ‘secretly detained’, and more Tuesday’s stories include: Libya facing “permanent division”, regional war; Africa event highlights forcible displacement; terrorists’ children ‘secretly detained’ in Syria; Venezuelans need protection; global trade tensions rise....
03:13 2019-05-22

Beto O'Rourke said voters must 'reclaim' America from Trump in a fiery speech at Florida facility where migrant children are being detained Rhona Wise/Getty Former Rep. Beto O'Rourke of Texas on Thursday excoriated President Donald Trump during a visit to a detention facility for migrant children in Florida. "It is only when the president has given permission do you see kids put in cages or detained in tent cities like this one," O'Ro...
06:13 2019-06-28

Iran tanker seizure: Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt warns Iran on 'dangerous path' after tanker is seized Tanker Stena Impero seized by Iranian Revolutionary Guard in guerrilla-style attack Second vessel, the British-operated Mesdar, seized and later released Ministers preparing "considered and robust" response, says No10 Donald Trump says Iran's actions are "nothing but trouble"...
09:26 2019-07-20

'Wrongfully detained' Texas teen who is a US citizen released after nearly a month The 18-year-old was detained at a U.S. Customs and Border Protection checkpoint while en route from South Texas to a soccer camp.        ...
10:13 2019-07-24

Immigrants 'detained for years at Heathrow centre in human rights breach' Immigration detainees are being held for excessively long periods in breach of their human rights at a centre near Heathrow blighted by gang crime and drugs, an official report has said....
12:39 2019-05-30

'Storm Area 51': About 100 people gathered at secret site’s gate to 'see them aliens,' 2 people detained, reports say As the day of “Storm Area 51” arrived, a motley group of about 100 “alien-chasers” converged on the back gate of the secret site early Friday, according to the Las Vegas Review-Journal.  At least two people were reportedly detained....
19:39 2019-09-20

About 75 people gather at Area 51 gate, 2 people detained HIKO, Nev. (AP) — About 75 people arrived early Friday at a gate at the once-secret Area 51 military base in Nevada — at the time appointed by an internet hoaxster to “storm” the facility to see space aliens — and at least two were detained by sheriff’s deputies. The “Storm Area 51” invitation spawn...
18:52 2019-09-20

Simon Cheng missing: China says Foreign Office worker detained in country arrested over 'solicitation of prostitution' China has said it detained a Foreign Office worker employed in Hong Kong for "solicitation of prostitution", according to a state-backed paper in the nation....
12:13 2019-08-22

North Korea releases Australian student detained for week: 'I'm OK' Australia's Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced to Parliament that Alek Sigley had been released following intervention from Swedish diplomats.        ...
18:00 2019-07-04

Foreign Office 'extremely concerned' over Hong Kong consulate worker 'detained at China border' The Foreign Office has said it is "extremely concerned" over reports that a staff member, who has been been missing for 12 days, has been detained in China....
21:26 2019-08-20

Emergency officials still don’t know why 911 failed TUCSON – Communications officials still do not know why the 911 system failed across Pima County on Tuesday morning. Around 3 a.m. Tucson’s 911 system went down for about 90 minutes. Other departments had similar outages. Chris Conger is the Tucson Public Safety Communications Department Deputy Dire...
02:13 2019-07-11

'Very disturbing': Man who 'idolized' mass shooters detained in California, sheriff says Sheriff Jon Lopey said the man's Snapchat message was "very disturbing" because it "referred to mass shootings in a favorable way."        ...
06:13 2019-08-08

UK officials tell migrants in France: You are being lied to British immigration officials have warned migrants in northern France they are being lied to by people smugglers promising them a better life in the UK....
19:13 2019-09-17

Officials seeing rise in poly drug use New statistics from the Office of the Medical Examiner show 286 people died of a drug overdose in Pima County last year. Nearly half of those cases involved a combination of multiple drugs or ‘poly drug use’. “When I first started in the business, we had people who were addicted to cocai...
05:39 2019-06-29

Two Top Treasury Officials Promoted to New Posts President Trump intends to promote the Treasury Department’s top lawyer, Brent McIntosh, to the position of its top financial diplomat, the White House said Monday....
22:13 2019-05-21

US and EU officials disagree about countering China European allies need to stop underestimating China when considering sensitive economic partnerships, a U.S. official warned Thursday in a display of disagreement with Europe over how to counter the communist power....
20:13 2019-06-06

"If Officials Don't Respect, Hit Them With Shoes": UP BJP Legislator A BJP legislator advised party workers to hit government officials with shoes if they don't accord respect. He also issued a threat to officials who, he said, were inclined to the Samajwadi Party and......
20:13 2019-06-06

Officials See Few Options if Slowdown Hits After debating for days whether the U.S. is going into an economic downturn, Washington policy makers and Wall Street investors on Wednesday barreled into an even more difficult problem: There are few good options to deal with one if it happens....
10:39 2019-08-22

U.S. bars two Venezuelan officials from traveling to U.S. The United States said on Friday it would bar two Venezuelan officials from traveling to the United States in its latest action to pressure Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro into stepping down....
17:13 2019-08-02

U.S. drone shot down over Yemen: officials A U.S. military MQ-9 drone was shot down in Yemen's Dhamar governate, southeast of the Houthi-controlled capital Sanaa, two U.S. officials told Reuters on Wednesday, the second such incident in recent months....
20:00 2019-08-21

Top U.S., Chinese Officials Break the Ice on Trade China and the U.S. held their first high-level meeting on trade since negotiations fell apart a month ago, with U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin saying he had a candid exchange with China’s central bank governor....
12:26 2019-06-09

Former Algerian officials questioned over corruption: TV Two former powerful Algerian officials and a prominent businessmen were questioned in courts on Sunday, state TV said, over accusations of corruption in the ruling elite under ex-president Abdelaziz Bouteflika....
16:39 2019-06-16

| Lesotho officials’ cannabis ‘conflict’ Two senior Lesotho health ministry officials, who oversee cannabis industry licensing, are linked to a company that plans to manufacture medicinal cannabis in the kingdom....
19:26 2019-08-14

Two Fed officials see no case for rate cut at this time Two Federal Reserve officials on Thursday said they see no need for an interest rate cut widely expected next month by markets, highlighting policymakers' divisions over how to respond to signs of a global economic slowdown....
19:13 2019-08-22

U.S. slaps sanctions on two former Venezuelan officials An ex-Venezuelan electricity minister and another former official at the country's electricity ministry on Thursday were placed under U.S. sanctions for corruption and charged separately for their respective roles in an alleged bribery scheme, U.S. officials said....
01:52 2019-06-28

Dayton officials: 3 injuries known from tornadoes Dayton, Ohio Fire Chief Jeffrey Payne says two tornadoes hit the area late Monday night. He also says no fatalities have been found, and only three minor injuries are reported. (May 28)        ...
21:39 2019-05-28

| More than 250 arrested after Ethiopia coup bid - officials Ethiopia's security forces have arrested more than 250 people in a sweeping crackdown following a failed suspected coup attempt and the assassination of five high-ranking officials, a government taskforce said....
19:13 2019-06-28

One positive test so far at Pan Am Games say officials There has been one positive test at this year's Pan Am Games out of 1,197 anti-doping controls, officials said on Friday with three days of competition remaining....
09:52 2019-08-10

U.S. Space Command to start Aug. 29, officials say The U.S. Space Command will begin operations on Aug. 29, Vice President Mike Pence and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Gen. Joseph Dunford said Tuesday....
05:00 2019-08-21

Vaping May Have Killed Someone, Health Officials Say An investigation into respiratory illnesses connected to e-cigs by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention turned up the first known death this week....
08:26 2019-08-24

Fed Officials Explain Dissents From Rate Cut Two Federal Reserve officials explained why they opposed this week’s interest-rate cut, and a third defended the move, as central bankers remained split amid an uncertain outlook for the economy....
04:00 2019-09-21

Officials: US to send about 1,000 more troops to Poland U.S. officials say the Pentagon expects to send about 1,000 additional troops and a squadron of Reaper drones to Poland to beef up the nation's ability to defend itself amid worries about Russian military activity....
09:13 2019-06-12

The U.S. is Close to a Peace Deal With the Taliban, Officials Say The U.S. and the Taliban both say they are close to calling it peace after 18 years of war and multiple rounds of tense but cordial negotiations between dark-suited diplomats and turbaned fighters over cups of tea in plush hotels in Doha, Qatar. On one side of the re-purposed ballroom tables, U.S. e...
22:39 2019-08-08

UPDATE 3-Former Algerian officials questioned over corruption - TV Two former powerful Algerian officials and a prominent businessmen were questioned in courts on Sunday, state TV said, over accusations of corruption in the ruling elite under ex-president Abdelaziz Bouteflika....
16:26 2019-06-16

Climbers missing in Himalayas unlikely to be found, officials say Group of eight including four Britons were attempting to summit Nanda Devi mountainEight climbers missing after avalanches in the Himalayas have not been found during initial helicopter searches, and hopes that they will be discovered are slim.Two Indian air force helicopters have been searching the...
17:52 2019-06-02

Somalia protests after its officials deported by Kenya Somalia has criticized neighboring Kenya for deporting two Somali lawmakers and a minister after authorities in Nairobi blocked them from entering the country....
00:39 2019-05-23

Saudi Officials Consider Delaying Aramco IPO After Attacks Saudi Arabian officials are discussing delaying Aramco’s initial public offering, after attacks on the company’s largest oil facilities sidelined more than half of the kingdom’s output, people familiar with the matter said....
23:52 2019-09-16

Doctor killed 25 patients, officials say. Can they prove it? COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Experts say prosecutors face a legal hurdle as they pursue 25 murder charges against an Ohio doctor accused of ordering but not directly administering fatal painkiller doses for hospital patients. William Husel (HYOO’-suhl) pleaded not guilty Wednesday in Columbus. His la...
00:39 2019-06-07

Ukraine’s new parliament approves top Cabinet officials Ukraine’s president has urged lawmakers to help liberalize the economy and pursue integration into Europe as the newly-elected parliament met for its opening session...
19:39 2019-08-29

2 US drones targeted before tanker attack, officials say _____ U.S. officials say two American drones were targeted by Iranian-backed forces before the attack on two tankers earlier this week in the Gulf of Oman. NBC’s Courtney Kube reports for TODAY....
20:39 2019-06-15

Facebook met UK officials three times before Libra announcement Facebook met British finance ministry, central bank and regulatory officials in the weeks before making public its plans for the Libra digital currency, responses to Reuters freedom of information requests show....
18:39 2019-09-18

Why Fed Officials Aren't Saying More About the Interest Rate Outlook Fed Chairman Jerome Powell is leading his colleagues to cut rates by a quarter percentage point at their meeting this week, for the second time in as many months....
19:13 2019-09-17

3 accused of trafficking Mexican boy, 9, to Texas for $2,500, officials say Three people were arrested Wednesday for their alleged role in a human trafficking scheme that involved a 9-year-old Mexican boy being delivered to his family in Texas for $2,500, the U.S. District Attorney’s Office said....
23:52 2019-08-02

| US indicts two Venezuelan ex-officials for money laundering The US government announced indictments against a current and former official in Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's administration on money laundering charges....
17:39 2019-06-28

Afghan officials: bus bombing in capital kills 5 KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials say a sticky bomb attached into a bus has detonated in the capital, Kabul, killing five people and wounding 10. Nasrat Rahimi, spokesman for the interior ministry, says Monday’s attack targeted a bus carrying government employees, Wahidullah Mayar, sp...
13:26 2019-06-03

Mexico officials intercept about 1,000 migrants on highway Some 200 military police, immigration agents and federal police are blocking the advance of about 1,000 Central American migrants who are walking north along a southern Mexico highway...
21:01 2019-06-05

UK less able to cope with hard Brexit than it was in spring, say officials Exclusive: Analysis includes stark assessments of potential problems including panic-buying and civil disorderThe UK is currently less able to cope with a hard Brexit than it was in the spring, with the real risk of panic-buying in the run-up to Christmas and civil disorder if the country leaves the...
22:00 2019-08-01

| Trump denies anything improper in officials' use of his hotels President Donald Trump has denied anything improper in the use by military personnel and Vice President Mike Pence of his luxury golf resorts while on official travel abroad....
07:13 2019-09-10

DC officials warn of high heat on July 4th Officials in Washington, D.C. warned of high heat for July 4th festivities on the National Mall next week. Temperatures are expected to climb into the nineties. (June 28)        ...
22:39 2019-06-28

Officials: Connecticut will be 1st to amass prosecutor data HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut officials say the state will be the first in the nation to collect statewide data on prosecutors, in an effort to increase transparency and accountability. The state Senate and House of Representatives within the past week both unanimously approved legislation requ...
14:13 2019-06-06

Trump may block $250 million in aid to Ukraine: officials The White House is reviewing whether $250 million in military assistance should be sent to Ukraine in keeping with President Donald Trump's view that U.S. foreign aid must be justified, two senior administration officials said on Thursday....
20:00 2019-08-29

SC officials warn of potentially deadly flooding South Carolina governor is warning of the potential for life-threatening flooding from Hurricane Dorian. (Sept. 4)        ...
08:26 2019-09-05

At least 60 ice seals reported dead in Alaska, officials say The discovery of at least 60 dead ice seals that have been found along Alaska's west coast in recent months is baffling federal biologists, who said the deaths have been reported in "unusually large numbers."...
16:39 2019-06-13

Dem wants Trump officials jailed for not turning over tax returns Democratic Rep. Lloyd Doggett said Tuesday that IRS Commissioner Charles Rettig and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin should be jailed or fined for stonewalling congressional subpoenas for President Trump’s tax returns....
17:00 2019-05-22

US officials: Plan may send up to 10,000 troops to Mideast WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials say the Pentagon will present plans to the White House to send up to 10,000 more American troops to the Middle East to beef up defenses against potential Iranian threats. The officials say no decision has been made and it’s not clear if the White House will app...
00:39 2019-05-23

EU readies sanctions on Venezuelan security officials The European Union is preparing new sanctions against Venezuelan security forces involved in human rights violations, the bloc's foreign policy chief said on Tuesday, following the death in custody of a navy captain amid allegations of torture....
21:52 2019-07-16

Chinese officials go after ‘Beijing bikini’ habits Summer has arrived in China when men roll up their shirts to rest them on their bellies. But authorities recently have declared that exposing body parts that should be covered — including chests, bellies and feet — is unseemly....
01:26 2019-07-05

Officials: BA suspending flights from London for 2 days Egyptian officials say Cairo’s international airport has been notified by British Airways that the airline is suspending flights to and from London for two days...
23:13 2019-07-20

NC officials worried about storm surge, flooding North Carolina emergency officials remain worried about storm surge and flash flooding from Hurricane Dorian as it churns up the Atlantic coast. But preliminary damage reports from where the hurricane has departed are better than feared. (Sept. 6)        ...
19:26 2019-09-06