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Three Australians detained in Iran

Three Australian citizens have been detained in Iran, the Australian government said on Wednesday, adding that it was helping the families of the three but gave no further details....

Three Australians detained in Iran

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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....
11:00, 09/11/2019

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....
01:34, 09/18/2019

Three Australians arrested in Iran, government says Three Australian citizens have been reported arrested in Iran. The incident is the latest in a series of recent detentions of Westerners in the country....
11:00, 09/11/2019

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....
18:02, 09/11/2019

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....
10:34, 09/18/2019

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...
22:00, 06/11/2019

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 ...
13:00, 06/11/2019

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....
23:00, 06/04/2019

Singer Joss Stone says she was 'detained' and then 'deported' from Iran Joss Stone said she was deported from Iran after arriving in the Islamic Republic as part of a worldwide concert tour, despite not having plans to perform there....
17:00, 07/05/2019

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....
14:00, 06/11/2019

Iran to release seven crew members of detained British tanker Iran will free seven crew members of the detained British-flagged tanker Stena Impero, Iranian state television reported on Wednesday, although the vessel's owner said it had yet to receive any official confirmation of the release date....
15:34, 09/04/2019

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....
16:17, 08/04/2019

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....
15:00, 08/09/2019

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....
17:17, 06/14/2019

Iran to free 7 crew members of detained British tanker LONDON — The owner of the British-flagged tanker Stena Impero said Wednesday that Iran was set to free seven of the 23 crew members being held, although they had yet to receive any official confirmation of the release date. The Swedish-owned Stena Impero was detained by Iran’s Revolution...
16:00, 09/04/2019

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. ...
00:34, 07/16/2019

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......
14:34, 08/16/2019

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......
15:17, 07/24/2019

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....
13:34, 07/20/2019

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....
19:34, 07/20/2019

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....
09:34, 09/12/2019

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....
21:17, 07/18/2019

Millions of Australians head to the polls Australians voted in a general election on Saturday in which the ruling conservative coalition campaigned on its record of economic management and a resurgent Labor opposition promised action on climate change and tax reform....
09:51, 05/18/2019

The best ebook readers for Australians in 2019 Even for the most ravenous of book lovers, dedicated ebook readers can be a fairly easy idea to dismiss. After all, if you've got a modern big-screen smartphone or a tablet, it's dead simple to just download Amazon's Kindle app to get your ebook fix.According to a 2014 report from the...
06:51, 05/07/2019

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...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Why Australians aren't happy with leader choices Arrogant. Uninspiring. Out of touch. These are just some of the ways that Australian voters have described both of their prospective prime ministers in polls ahead of Saturday's national election....
19:00, 05/17/2019

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...
01:17, 07/25/2019

Cryptocurrency scammers conned Australians out of $14.8M in just 7 months Cryptocurrency investment scams in Australia cost victims a record $14.76 million between January and July this year. That’s according to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC). The commission states that many of these fraudulent operations leverage social media platforms, fake ce...
14:52, 08/13/2019

Indigenous Australians challenge government over climate at UN In the first case of its kind, an indigenous group is accusing the Australian government of violating their human rights by not taking action on climate change. They say their culture and homeland are at risk....
07:17, 05/13/2019

Morrison thanks Australians for surprise election victory Prime Minister Scott Morrison has thanked "all Australians" for returning his conservative coalition to power in a shock general election result, and has vowed to get straight back to work....
08:00, 05/19/2019

"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......
03:34, 09/02/2019

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...
00:00, 06/18/2019

'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...
01:17, 07/20/2019

Australians fear China but want its technology: Lowy Institute poll Despite rising fears of China, more Australians want the government to focus on getting the best or cheapest technology rather than protecting against foreign state intrusion -- but it's close....
03:51, 06/26/2019

Australians flee homes as police investigate suspicious fires Hundreds of Australians have fled their homes in the eastern states as 140 fires ravaged parts of Queensland and New South Wales (NSW), officials said on Tuesday....
06:17, 09/10/2019

ACCC wants Google to show Australians the EU search engine options If Google doesn't offer its Android-using consumers a choice of search engine within six months, the ACCC will ask the government to step in and demand it....
07:17, 07/26/2019

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....
14:34, 08/27/2019

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...
01:00, 08/15/2019

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. ...
18:00, 09/02/2019

Australians overwhelmingly agree climate emergency is nation's No 1 threat Lowy poll showing two-thirds of people say global warming is serious problem comes as shock UN report finds 1 million species at risk of extinctionNew polling from a respected foreign policy thinktank underscores the point that 2019 is the climate change election, with a majority of Australians sayi...
04:00, 05/08/2019

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...
04:17, 07/25/2019

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....
21:34, 07/01/2019

Why Australians Are Tweeting About the Prime Minister Shitting His Pants at McDonald's If you follow any Australians on Twitter, you might have seen some really strange references on the social media platform lately—references that don’t make much sense to Americans. People are talking about Prime Minister Scott Morrison, a place called Engadine, pants filled with shit, and something ...
21:17, 05/17/2019

Australians head to polls, expected to elect 6th prime minister in as many years Opinion polls suggest the conservative Liberal Party-led coalition will lose its bid for a third three-year term and Scott Morrison will have had one of the shortest tenures as prime minister in the 118-year history of the Australian federation....
08:34, 05/18/2019

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...
23:17, 09/16/2019

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....
20:00, 06/05/2019

More Than 1,000 Detained in Moscow Protest Thousands of demonstrators protested the exclusion of opposition candidates from Moscow government elections, a sign of growing public discontent as President Vladimir Putin’s approval ratings decline....
23:51, 07/27/2019

Iran’s Khamenei says while Tehran doesn’t want an atomic bomb, ‘America could not do anything’ to stop Iran if it did TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s Khamenei says while Tehran doesn’t want an atomic bomb, ‘America could not do anything’ to stop Iran if it did....
12:17, 06/13/2019

U.S., Iran tensions unyielding, Europeans reject Iran 'ultimatums' over nuclear deal European countries said on Thursday they wanted to preserve Iran's nuclear deal and rejected "ultimatums" from Tehran, after Iran relaxed restrictions on its nuclear program and threatened moves that might breach the 2015 international pact....
06:00, 05/10/2019

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....
03:51, 06/14/2019

Iran tanker heads to Greece after release, Iran warns U.S against seizure attempt An Iranian tanker sailed 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"....
12:51, 08/19/2019

British claim about Iran trying to stop oil tanker is worthless: Iran foreign minister Britain's claim that Iran tried to stop one of their oil tankers in the Gulf on Wednesday is worthless, Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Thursday, according to the semi-official Fars news agency....
10:34, 07/11/2019

Iran's foreign policy is to confront American hegemony: Iran vice president Iran's foreign policy is to confront American hegemony and protect multilateralism, Iranian Vice President Eshaq Jahangiri said on Monday, adding that its reduction of commitments under a nuclear deal could be reversed if other parties upheld their side of the agreement....
12:51, 07/29/2019

U.S. prepared to talk to Iran without 'pre-conditions', 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....
19:34, 06/02/2019

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...
02:00, 06/21/2019

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....
06:00, 06/03/2019

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....
11:34, 07/23/2019

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?        ...
16:51, 06/20/2019

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....
09:17, 06/20/2019

Iran test fires new missile: Iran Revolutionary Guards commander Iran has test fired a new missile, the commander of Iran's Revolutionary Guards, Major General Hossein Salami, said on Saturday, according to the Tasnim news agency....
11:34, 08/24/2019

Donald Trump 'regrets' not raising tariffs on Iran sooner; Iran leader arrives outside G7 President Donald Trump said Sunday he "regrets" not raising tariffs sooner against China on the second day of the G7 summit in Barritz, France, comments that required a clarification from the White House about "second thoughts" on the decision....
20:34, 08/25/2019

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....
02:34, 06/14/2019

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)...
03:51, 06/14/2019

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....
02:34, 07/20/2019

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....
02:34, 05/23/2019

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....
00:34, 07/14/2019

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"....
17:51, 08/19/2019

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)....
12:34, 06/21/2019

Trump's "Genocidal Taunts Won't End Iran," Says Iran Foreign Minister Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Monday the "genocidal taunts" of US President Donald Trump will not "end Iran", as tensions spike between the two countries....
01:17, 05/21/2019

"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....
13:00, 06/22/2019

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...
15:34, 08/21/2019

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.        ...
16:51, 07/17/2019

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....
22:00, 08/21/2019

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)       ...
07:51, 06/13/2019

Woman detained after Australian PM egged A 25-year-old woman has been detained by police after she allegedly hit Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison with an egg while he was on the campaign trail Tuesday....
23:34, 05/07/2019

6 detained for attack on Argentine lawmaker Six people have been detained for a "mafia-style" attack in Argentina that seriously wounded a lawmaker and left a provincial official dead, authorities said Friday....
09:51, 05/11/2019

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.        ...
19:51, 07/16/2019

The Latest: 4 detained in hip-hop shooting released SUNNY ISLES BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on a series of arrests connected to a South Florida hip-hop festival (all times local): 5:20 p.m. Police say four men detained after a shooting tied to a Miami-area hip-hop festival have been released. Miami-Dade police spokesman Alvaro Zabaleta said Monday ...
00:17, 05/14/2019

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...
03:51, 07/11/2019

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. ...
03:17, 08/31/2019

Iran’s president names new CEO of national carrier, Iran Air TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian media say President Hassan Rouhani has appointed a new chief for the national carrier, Iran Air. The state-owned IRAN daily said on Monday that the decision to name Touraj Zanganeh the CEO of the airline was made during a Cabinet meeting on Sunday night. Zanganeh succeeds...
10:00, 05/06/2019

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.        ...
22:34, 06/20/2019

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....
12:17, 05/20/2019

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....
02:51, 06/15/2019

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.”...
02:51, 08/30/2019

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...
13:51, 06/07/2019

Huawei's detained finance chief speaks out Huawei's finance chief, detained in Canada since December, has written to the company's 188,000 employees to thank them for support she says has filled her "with power."...
12:18, 05/14/2019

Oil supertanker bound for Syria detained in Gibraltar Gibraltar said on Thursday it had detained the supertanker Grace 1 on suspicion of carrying crude oil to Syria in what a legal source said may be the first such interception under EU sanctions....
13:00, 07/04/2019

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...
13:17, 05/22/2019

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....
19:51, 06/20/2019

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....
20:51, 06/12/2019

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...
05:51, 06/15/2019

Canadians detained in China accused of espionage China has charged Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor with stealing state secretsThe two Canadian citizens detained in China on espionage allegations have been formally arrested, in a move likely to further chill relations between the two countries.Chinese officials have accused Michael Kovrig and Mic...
00:17, 05/17/2019

| 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....
05:34, 09/20/2019

| Nearly 400 detained in record Vietnam gambling bust More than 380 Chinese nationals were detained during a raid on a gambling ring in Vietnam, state media reported Sunday, in what police claim is the biggest-ever betting operation run by foreigners....
20:51, 07/29/2019

Two-Year-Old Boy Dies After Being Detained While Crossing Border A two-year-old boy from Guatemala has died after being detained with his mother while crossing the border from Mexico into Texas, BuzzFeed reported on Wednesday. The boy was hospitalized in Texas for weeks before his death, Guatemalan consulate officials said....
16:00, 05/16/2019

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....
21:34, 04/28/2019

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....
00:51, 06/17/2019

Ex-ETA leader Josu Ternera detained in France The fugitive former political leader of the Basque separatist organization ETA has been caught in France, the Spanish Interior Ministry confirmed on Thursday....
15:34, 05/16/2019

The Latest: UN says 3,300 detained migrants at risk in Libya The U.N. agency dealing with migration says some 3,300 migrants who remain detained in centers similar to the one near Libya’s capital Tripoli that was bombed Wednesday “are considered at risk.”...
22:51, 07/03/2019

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....
20:17, 07/06/2019

Nearly 1,400 People Detained at Violent Moscow Protest (MOSCOW) — Nearly 1,400 people were detained in a violent police crackdown on an opposition protest in Moscow, a Russian monitoring group said Sunday, adding that was the largest number of detentions at a rally in the Russian capital this decade. OVD-Info, which has monitored police arrests si...
05:51, 07/29/2019

Vice president of Venezuelan congress detained The vice president of Venezuela's National Assembly, Edgar Zambrano, has been detained and towed to prison in his car. He was apprehended for alleged support of an uprising arranged by opposition leader Juan Guaido....
08:51, 05/09/2019

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...
16:18, 09/17/2019

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....
10:51, 06/17/2019

Nearly 1,400 detained in Moscow protest; largest in decade Police violently dispersed thousands of people who thronged the streets on Saturday to protest authorities for disqualifying independent candidates for the Moscow city council....
21:51, 07/28/2019

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....
06:00, 05/29/2019

Report: Suspect detained after lockdowns at 2 colleges GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Officials say a suspect has been detained by police after two North Carolina colleges issued lockdowns in response to a report of a gunman on one of the campuses. North Carolina A&T State University in Greensboro issued an alert Friday after receiving a complaint from a staff...
04:17, 05/04/2019

Panama says canal operating normally; no ships detained Panama's Canal Authority said on Wednesday that the canal was operating normally and without delays, adding that no ships had been detained in the trade waterway....
04:00, 08/08/2019

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...
07:00, 08/09/2019

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...
02:02, 09/14/2019

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....
17:51, 07/05/2019

Four foreigners detained for militant links in Malaysia Malaysia has detained four foreigners, including two ethnic Rohingya from Myanmar, on suspicion of being involved in militant groups, police said on Tuesday....
14:34, 07/09/2019

Brother of Algeria’s ex-president reported detained ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — A security official in Algeria says the influential brother of the country’s former longtime president has been detained for questioning. The official on Saturday confirmed Algerian media reports saying Said Bouteflika was detained along with two generals, both former c...
21:17, 05/04/2019

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 ...
16:17, 06/28/2019

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 ...
21:34, 09/05/2019

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....
22:00, 08/20/2019

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......
14:34, 08/16/2019

Student detained after Santa Rita HS soft lockdown TUCSON – Police detained a student at Santa Rita High School Wednesday afternoon. According to Tucson Police Department, the high school’s principal was advised that “two students may have  contraband and a weapon on them.” The school was put on a soft lockdown at 11:18 a.m. and the stud...
01:00, 08/08/2019

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....
19:34, 08/16/2019

'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....
21:51, 08/04/2019

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....
14:51, 07/04/2019

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....
23:00, 08/18/2019

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....
14:34, 07/14/2019

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....
11:00, 07/04/2019

Man detained in fires at 2 rental homes owned by SC governor COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Authorities have detained a man in connection with a fire that damaged two Columbia rental properties owned by South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster. Fire crews were called just before 6:30 a.m. Tuesday. Officials say the fire caused hundreds of thousands of dollars in damage and ...
22:51, 05/14/2019

China says Canadian citizen detained for drug offenses Chinese police have detained a Canadian citizen in relation with a drugs case involving students, China's foreign ministry said on Monday, an incident that comes amid a deep chill in relations between the two countries....
13:17, 07/15/2019

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...
23:34, 08/21/2019

A man tried to smuggle cocaine under a poorly fitted 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.        ...
17:00, 07/16/2019

UAE denies U.N. claim that detained activist Mansoor being tortured The United Arab Emirates (UAE) dismissed claims by U.N. human rights experts that prominent pro-democracy campaigner Ahmed Mansoor may be suffering treatment amounting to torture, state news agency WAM reported on Wednesday....
01:00, 05/09/2019

A pregnant mother of two detained by ICE is one step closer to deportation Until a few years ago, immigration authorities did not hold pregnant women in detention centers. But President Trump ended that policy.        ...
02:17, 06/26/2019

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...
03:00, 07/04/2019

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...
11:34, 08/17/2019

Court orders release of Assange pal detained in Ecuador 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...
04:00, 06/21/2019

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....
21:17, 06/08/2019

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 ...
12:51, 08/20/2019

‘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...
19:51, 07/31/2019

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 ...
15:00, 05/23/2019

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...
11:34, 06/09/2019

China says Canadian citizen detained for drug offences Chinese police have detained a Canadian citizen in relation with a drugs case involving students, China's foreign ministry said on Monday, an incident that comes amid a deep chill in relations between the two countries....
11:17, 07/15/2019

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....
15:34, 06/07/2019

Four detained as enquiry into shooting attack near Congress progresses Officials say at least four people have been detained for the brazen shooting attack near Congress on Thursday that seriously wounded UCR deputy Héctor Olivares and killed La Rioja provincial official Miguel Marcelo Yadón....
06:17, 05/11/2019

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...
12:17, 08/01/2019

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...
14:51, 06/05/2019

"Can't Say How Long J&K Politicians Will Be Detained": Ajit Doval to NDTV National Security Advisor Ajit Doval told NDTV today thatthe governmenthad no specific time plan in place for the release of detained politicians in Jammu and Kashmir, while also claiming that the......
15:00, 09/07/2019

Kremlin says it hopes detained U.S. investor Calvey will be freed The Kremlin on Monday called an embezzlement case against prominent U.S. investor Michael Calvey regrettable and said it hoped he would be freed from house arrest and be able to attend an economic forum in St Petersburg later this week....
12:34, 06/03/2019

McMaster: China’s treatment of detained Canadians telling Former U.S. national security adviser H.R. McMaster says China’s treatment of two detained Canadians is example of how China is a threat to the liberal international order...
05:17, 05/10/2019

U.N. calls on Tunisia to immediately release detained official The United Nations called on Tunisia on Wednesday to immediately release a U.N. official who was detained more than six weeks ago as part of an investigation by a Tunisian anti-terrorism unit....
19:51, 05/15/2019

Judge orders suspected ISIS supporter to be detained TUCSON – A judge has ordered to detain one of the two men accused of trying to join Islamic State. The judge ruled Ahmed Mahad Mohamed as a flight risk and says he has the motivation to flee if released on bail. On July 26, Mohamed and Abdi Yemani Hussein were arrested at Tucson International ...
17:51, 08/01/2019

McMaster: China's treatment of detained Canadians telling Former U.S. national security adviser H.R. McMaster said Thursday China's treatment of two detained Canadians is a telling example of how China is a threat to the liberal international order....
06:00, 05/10/2019

Trudeau and Trump discuss Canadians detained in China Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke to U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday and discussed the detention of two Canadian citizens in China, which has triggered a major crisis between Ottawa and Beijing....
06:00, 05/10/2019

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....
22:51, 06/03/2019

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....
23:34, 05/28/2019

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....
08:17, 08/10/2019

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....
23:34, 08/18/2019

IS leader calls on fighters to free detained comrades The leader of the Islamic State group has released a new alleged audio recording calling on members of the extremist group to do all they can to free IS detainees and women held in jails and camps...
19:51, 09/16/2019

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....
18:34, 07/14/2019

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....
14:34, 08/17/2019

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....
02:17, 05/29/2019

Dozens detained at cathedral protest in Russian city MOSCOW (AP) — Several dozen people have been detained at a rally to protest the construction of a cathedral in a popular park in Russia’s fourth-largest city. Russian news agencies on Thursday quoted local court officials as saying that 33 people were detained in the early hours and are expect...
10:17, 05/16/2019

The Australian Student Detained in North Korea Has Been Released (CANBERRA, Australia) — An Australian student released after a week in detention in North Korea described his condition to reporters in Beijing on Thursday as “very good,” without saying what happened. Australia’s Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced to Parliament that Ale...
13:00, 07/04/2019

Man in China detained after giving dogs 'illegal' names What's in a name? Apparently, jail time if you're in China. A dog breeder in eastern China was detained by police on Monday after giving his two dogs "illegal" names that refer to government and civil service workers....
18:00, 05/15/2019

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....
11:00, 08/09/2019

Venezuela's opposition vow to defy Maduro after key figure detained At least nine lawmakers face detention after Edgar Zambrano was arrested on Wednesday, signalling the start of a crackdownOpposition politicians battling to bring down Venezuela’s strongman leader, Nicolás Maduro, have vowed to continue their struggle after the detention of one of their movement’s k...
17:34, 05/09/2019

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....
01:00, 08/21/2019

Detained mogul's presidential run tests Tunisia's democracy Media magnate Nabil Karoui's run for president was testing the rules of Tunisia's young democracy even before he was put in custody last month charged with tax fraud and money laundering....
10:34, 09/12/2019

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....
06:34, 05/29/2019

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....
13:34, 06/09/2019

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....
00:00, 06/13/2019

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....
21:00, 06/12/2019

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...
22:51, 08/29/2019

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....
09:34, 05/22/2019

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....
03:51, 07/29/2019

Iranian paper says journalist, activists detained at protest TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — An Iranian newspaper says one of its reporters was detained by police earlier this week while she was covering a protest marking International Workers’ Day, in which dozens of labor activists were also arrested. The pro-reform Shargh newspaper said Saturday that Marzieh Ami...
12:51, 05/04/2019

McAfee detained in Dominican Republic, released after four days John McAfee, the eccentric creator of eponymous antivirus computer software, and an entourage were detained by Dominican immigration authorities for entering the country with a cache of firearms and ammunition, the Public Ministry said on Thursday....
04:00, 07/26/2019

Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny hospitalized after being detained Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been hospitalized with an "acute allergic reaction" after being placed in special detention, according to a spokesperson....
17:51, 07/28/2019

More than 1,000 people detained during opposition election protest in Moscow More than 1,000 of protesters have been arrested by police in the center of Moscow Saturday, in a crackdown on opposition supporters demanding free and fair elections....
08:51, 07/28/2019

FedEx pilot detained by police in South China - WSJ Chinese authorities have detained a FedEx Corp pilot in the southern city of Guangzhou, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday, citing a lawyer for the pilot's family....
19:34, 09/19/2019

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 ...
22:17, 07/22/2019

Syrian refugees in Beirut and Istanbul detained and deported Lives put at risk as thousands face forcible return to warzones under air attackCountries neighbouring the still rumbling Syrian war are rounding up hundreds of workers and sending many back to volatile parts of the country, raising fears of mass deportations that will imperil large numbers of refug...
10:51, 07/29/2019

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...
22:17, 06/27/2019

Australia Is Looking Into Reports That One of Its Citizens Has Been Detained in North Korea CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The Australian government said Thursday it was “urgently seeking clarification” on reports that an Australian had been detained in North Korea, which the attorney-general described as a “matter of the utmost seriousness.”The family of Alek Sig...
09:34, 06/27/2019

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...
05:51, 05/21/2019

Australian Student Reportedly Detained in North Korea Australian officials are urgently seeking information about an Australian man in North Korea after receiving a report that he had been detained by authorities in Pyongyang....
10:51, 06/27/2019

Two Reuters journalists freed after being detained more than 500 days in Myanmar Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were arrested in December 2017 and later charged with violating the country’s colonial-era secrets act. They are widely believed to have been set up....
00:17, 05/08/2019

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...
09:17, 06/10/2019

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....
14:51, 06/16/2019

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....
12:34, 08/27/2019

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...
04:00, 05/21/2019

FedEx pilot detained in China before commercial flight A FedEx pilot was detained in China last week after items found in his checked bag before he boarded a commercial flight, the company confirmed Thursday.   ...
03:17, 09/20/2019

18-Year-Old Killed, Many Injured In US School Shooting, Two Detained At least eight teenaged students were wounded Tuesday in a school shooting by fellow pupils in the US state of Colorado, police said, across town from one of the worst gun massacres in the country's......
04:51, 05/08/2019

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, 08/22/2019

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....
10:34, 07/01/2019

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....
08:00, 07/08/2019

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....
23:17, 07/15/2019

Pakoda Sellers In Graduation Robes Detained Before PM's Chandigarh Rally People who had gathered at the venue of an election rally by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Chandigarh witnessed a novel protest today, with a group of activists dressed in graduation robes turning......
19:00, 05/14/2019

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...
12:51, 07/23/2019

Farooq Abdullah "Neither Detained Nor Arrested": Amit Shah In Parliament National Conference patriarch Farooq Abdullah has neither been detained nor arrested, Union minister Amit Shah said in Lok Saha today amid opposition demands for the release of Kashmir Valley's......
12:00, 08/06/2019

Woman detained in guide, doctor’s fatal shooting in Belize A woman has been detained in connection with the fatal shooting of a Virginia cardiologist and his fishing guide in Belize, according to new reports. She is believed to have close ties to the guide, Mario Graniel, and is cooperating with investigators, according to Belize Live News. The outlet said ...
16:34, 06/27/2019

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....
20:00, 07/20/2019

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....
06:34, 05/26/2019

Advocates seek quick release of migrant kids detained in US LOS ANGELES (AP) — Immigrant advocates have filed legal documents to try to force the administration of President Donald Trump to quickly release immigrant children from a Florida detention center. The advocates accuse the administration of violating a decades-old settlement that they say requires t...
22:51, 06/15/2019

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....
23:34, 06/13/2019

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....
23:34, 07/10/2019

Knife attack kills 1, injures 9 near Lyon; suspect detained An assailant in France fatally stabbed one person and injured nine others Saturday outside a subway station near the city of Lyon before police detained him...
21:17, 08/31/2019

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....
09:51, 07/17/2019

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...
16:00, 07/18/2019

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.        ...
20:51, 08/03/2019

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....
21:51, 08/03/2019

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...
22:00, 07/15/2019

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....
17:17, 07/10/2019

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....
21:00, 05/26/2019

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...
22:00, 07/15/2019

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....
04:17, 07/02/2019

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 ...
11:34, 08/17/2019

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....
16:51, 06/18/2019

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....
16:17, 05/25/2019

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....
10:00, 05/30/2019

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...
14:00, 05/25/2019

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 ...
22:34, 06/17/2019

Huawei CFO house arrest contrasts with Canadians detained in China Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou described her house arrest in Vancouver as "restricted to a limited space" even as she spent her past six months in a six-bedroom, multi-million dollar Canadian home....
07:17, 05/20/2019

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....
00:51, 07/01/2019

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...
00:51, 07/19/2019

Guatemalan boy detained by US border agency dies at Texas hospital The 16-year-old, who has not been named, is the third migrant child to die in US custody in the past five monthsA 16-year-old Guatemalan boy has died in a Texas hospital after he was detained by Customs and Border Protection (CBP), becoming the third migrant child to die in US government custody in ...
00:51, 05/02/2019

| 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....
21:34, 07/05/2019

U.N. urges Venezuela to clarify fate of detained opposition lawmaker The U.N. human rights office called on Venezuela's government of Nicolas Maduro on Friday to disclose the whereabouts of opposition lawmaker Gilber Caro, who was arrested last week....
16:51, 05/03/2019

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 ...
02:51, 07/19/2019

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....
00:34, 07/14/2019

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....
01:34, 07/15/2019

Ugandan pop star and critic of President Museveni detained over protest A Ugandan court ordered on Monday the detention of a pop star and lawmaker who wants to unseat veteran leader Yoweri Musaveni at the next election on charges of having organized a demonstration last year against a new tax on social media users....
22:00, 04/29/2019

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 has obtained dozens of health and human services reports of alleged mistreatment of children held in a Yuma, Border Patrol station. Among the new allegations, sexual assault. A 15-year-old ...
03:51, 07/11/2019

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....
15:17, 09/19/2019

Russia demands Kosovo release detained Russian U.N. worker: RIA Russia's embassy in Serbia on Tuesday demanded that Kosovo immediately release a detained Russian national working at a United Nations mission in Kosovo, the RIA news agency reported....
14:17, 05/28/2019

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.        ...
07:34, 08/09/2019

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...
19:17, 05/28/2019

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 have been detained at Srinagar airport after they landed there amid a lockdown in Kashmir valley today....
10:00, 08/09/2019

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....
15:34, 06/18/2019

Michel Platini detained over award of 2022 World Cup to Qatar Former Uefa president detained in ParisPlatini taken into custody as part of investigationThe banned former Uefa president and France football legend Michel Platini has been detained in connection with a criminal investigation into alleged corruption relating to Fifa’s decision to host the 2022 Worl...
14:17, 06/18/2019

American detained at Cairo airport for carrying Yemen dagger CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian officials say a Yemeni American was arrested 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...
12:34, 06/14/2019

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....
18:00, 06/30/2019

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...
05:00, 07/24/2019

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...
12:34, 07/02/2019

Trudeau seeks help from Trump for detained Canadians ahead of G20 Summit The G20 leaders' summit in Osaka comes at a critical moment for Trudeau, months ahead of the October election and as Canada continues to push for the release of two Canadians in China's custody -- Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor....
15:51, 06/26/2019

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...
11:17, 07/04/2019

Britain presses for information on HK consulate worker detained in China Britain's Foreign Office continues to "urgently seek further information" about an employee of its Hong Kong consulate who was detained in China, it said on Thursday....
16:34, 08/22/2019

Russian journalist investigating corruption gets detained on drug charges The detention of a prominent Russian journalist known for investigating corruption has rattled the media community in the country and highlights the pressure faced by news outlets fighting to preserve their independence....
13:34, 06/10/2019

Russian papers join forces in solidarity with detained journalist Three titles call for inquiry into case of Ivan Golunov, arrested on suspicion of drug dealingThree major Russian newspapers have published almost identical front pages in support of Ivan Golunov, an investigative journalist facing up to 20 years in prison on controversial drug-dealing charges.Komme...
16:51, 06/10/2019

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....
00:17, 06/13/2019

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...
13:17, 06/11/2019

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...
15:51, 06/06/2019

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....
13:34, 08/22/2019

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, 07/16/2019

Ally of Venezuelan Opposition Leader Is Detained After Failed Uprising The opposition leader Juan Guaidó said that the vice president of Venezuela’s National Assembly, Edgar Zambrano, was detained by the intelligence services....
05:51, 05/09/2019

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....
20:17, 07/04/2019

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...
03:34, 08/24/2019

Trudeau spoke to Trump about Canadians detained in China: Ottawa Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke to U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday and discussed the detention of two Canadian citizens in China, which has triggered a major crisis between Ottawa and Beijing....
23:51, 05/09/2019

China Formally Arrests Detained Canadians on Spying Charges The country said it formally arrested Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor five months after the pair were first detained, advancing a case seen as retribution for Canada’s arrest of a senior Huawei executive....
18:34, 05/16/2019

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...
16:51, 06/23/2019

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 a frame-up. He will remain under house arrest for at least two months....
06:51, 06/09/2019

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....
11:00, 07/24/2019

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......
20:00, 06/21/2019

"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......
07:34, 07/20/2019

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....
01:00, 08/21/2019

Syrian refugee charged in church bombing ordered detained PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Syrian refugee charged with plotting to bomb a Pittsburgh church to inspire followers of the Islamic State of Iraq has been ordered detained Friday. A criminal complaint alleges Mustafa Mousab Alowemer planned to bomb an unidentified church in Pittsburgh and purchased materials h...
19:00, 06/21/2019

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...
17:34, 06/03/2019

UPDATE 2-Trudeau and Trump discuss Canadians detained in China Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke to U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday and discussed the detention of two Canadian citizens in China, which has triggered a major crisis between Ottawa and Beijing....
07:34, 05/10/2019

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....
04:00, 08/24/2019

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....
05:17, 06/13/2019

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....
14:51, 06/12/2019

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....
14:00, 08/22/2019

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....
04:51, 07/19/2019

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....
05:17, 08/14/2019

Saudi Arabia Temporarily Releases Four Detained Women’s Rights Activists Saudi Arabian authorities on Thursday temporarily released at least four women’s rights activists whose arrests, on charges of undermining state security, had provoked an international outcry and added to criticism of the kingdom’s human rights record. The detainees who were freed pendin...
05:17, 05/03/2019

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.        ...
00:51, 07/28/2019

Detained Baring Vostok executive Delpal to be placed under house arrest: Ifax Baring Vostok executive Phillipe Delpal, a French national, will be released from custody and placed under house arrest under the order of a Moscow court, Interfax news agency reported on Thursday....
14:00, 08/15/2019

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....
02:51, 07/19/2019

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....
01:00, 07/14/2019

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....
05:17, 08/30/2019

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....
23:17, 06/07/2019

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...
08:17, 06/22/2019

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....
06:00, 07/20/2019

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....
01:00, 08/22/2019

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...
09:17, 07/10/2019

China formally arrests Canadians detained amid Huawei spat Detained since late last year, Chinese authorities have now formally arrested businessman Michael Spavor and former diplomat Michael Kovrig on state secrets charges....
18:34, 05/16/2019

Detained Russian journalist suffered injuries, doctor says; lawyers say he was beaten Ivan Golunov, who uncovered apparent corruption in the Moscow mayor's office, is charged with drug possession in a case his backers insist is a setup....
22:51, 06/08/2019

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....
21:17, 06/08/2019

UPDATE 3-Huawei says detained CFO to seek extradition stay, rights violated Huawei said on Wednesday that it will seek to stay extradition proceedings against its detained chief financial officer, saying her business activities were conducted with the full knowledge of banking officials....
21:34, 05/08/2019

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....
17:51, 07/06/2019

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...
15:34, 07/06/2019

Washington tells Russia: Stop playing games over detained ex-U.S. marine The United States told Russia on Tuesday to stop playing games over a detained former U.S. marine accused of espionage and said it feared his long isolation increased the risk of Moscow trying to extract a forced confession....
22:17, 04/30/2019

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....
17:51, 05/25/2019

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....
04:34, 06/08/2019

Australian Student Detained In North Korea Released: Scott Morrison A 29-year-old Australian student detained in North Korea has been released and is "safe and well" Prime Minister Scott Morrison told parliament on Thursday....
09:34, 07/04/2019

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......
18:00, 08/27/2019

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...
21:00, 08/16/2019

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....
07:00, 07/12/2019

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....
03:51, 07/13/2019

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....
14:34, 08/21/2019

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 ...
12:00, 08/08/2019

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.        ...
07:51, 08/31/2019

UPDATE 1-Trudeau spoke to Trump about Canadians detained in China -Ottawa Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke to U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday and discussed the detention of two Canadian citizens in China, which has triggered a major crisis between Ottawa and Beijing....
01:00, 05/10/2019

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...
07:00, 08/24/2019

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.        ...
04:17, 08/20/2019

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....
04:34, 06/13/2019

CORRECTED-Huawei CFO house arrest contrasts with Canadians detained in China Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou described her house arrest in Vancouver as "restricted to a limited space" even as she spent her past six months in a six-bedroom, multi-million dollar Canadian home....
17:51, 05/20/2019

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....
20:34, 05/24/2019

Gibraltar police arrest two more crew members of detained Iranian tanker Gibraltar police said on Friday they had arrested the two second mates from the Iranian Grace 1 tanker which was detained last week on suspicion it was breaking European sanctions by taking oil to Syria....
17:51, 07/12/2019

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....
02:34, 07/03/2019

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....
01:17, 07/03/2019

UPDATE 4-Trump says he is ready to press China's Xi on case of two detained Canadians U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday 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....
02:51, 06/21/2019

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"....
01:34, 08/21/2019

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....
13:34, 07/24/2019

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...
03:51, 07/06/2019

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....
18:00, 08/21/2019

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....
00:34, 07/14/2019

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......
04:00, 06/14/2019

Detained Huawei CFO pens letter to employees: ‘My inner self has never felt so colorful and vast’ Huawei CFO Sabrina Meng Wanzhou has written a letter to the company's employees thanking them for their support and vowing to continue fighting extradition.Read More...
00:17, 05/14/2019

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 “...
09:17, 09/16/2019

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....
02:51, 07/16/2019

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, 06/18/2019

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....
05:51, 08/10/2019

A security official says Said Bouteflika, brother of Algeria’s former president, has been detained for questioning. ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — A security official says Said Bouteflika, brother of Algeria’s former president, has been detained for questioning....
21:17, 05/04/2019

Thousands detained in Indian Kashmir crackdown, official data reveals Authorities in Indian Kashmir have arrested nearly 4,000 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....
13:34, 09/12/2019

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...
17:34, 08/21/2019

'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...
05:00, 07/16/2019

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......
18:34, 09/16/2019

Migrant boy, 2, dies after being detained by US Border Patrol; 4th death of minor since December A Guatemalan official says a 2½-year-old migrant child has died after crossing the border, the fourth to die in U.S. custody since December.        ...
09:34, 05/16/2019

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....
08:34, 08/23/2019

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....
12:34, 08/22/2019

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...
12:34, 07/08/2019

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 ...
07:00, 08/21/2019

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...
00:34, 07/08/2019

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...
22:51, 05/24/2019

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....
02:51, 08/20/2019

Violent Protest Against Delhi Temple Demolition, Bhim Army Chief Detained A protest by Dalits against the demolition of a Ravidas temple in the Tughlakabad area of South Delhi turned violent on Wednesday night, leaving several people, including policemen, injured....
01:00, 08/22/2019

Hardik Patel Detained After Threatening Stir Near Surat Fire Site: Cops Congress leader Hardik Patel was detained by police on Monday after he threatened to sit on a hunger strike if the Gujarat government did not take action against Surat mayor and other officials over......
13:51, 05/27/2019

Border Patrol turns away people wanting to donate supplies for detained kids A slew of sympathetic people, advocacy groups and lawmakers have expressed a desire to lend a hand to the kids housed in Border Patrol facilities. But no donations are being accepted....
20:34, 06/25/2019

Detained migrant children must have access to soap and toothpaste, court rules – live The Trump administration had argued that detained immigrant children didn’t need to be given basic hygiene productsSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 11.36pm BST The State Department’s internal watchdog found “evidence of leadership and management deficiencies and mistreatment of ...
01:00, 08/16/2019

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....
11:34, 07/23/2019

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....
05:34, 09/12/2019

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.       ...
07:51, 06/13/2019

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....
21:34, 06/13/2019

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....
03:51, 09/17/2019

| 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....
06:34, 06/03/2019

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 China, saying the situation is "severe," after a Taiwanese businessman was detained following a visit to the protest-wracked city....
09:01, 09/12/2019

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....
05:51, 07/22/2019

Justin Trudeau, Donald Trump discuss Canadian citizens detained in China Of the Canadians detained in China, a White House statement said Trump expressed to Trudeau Washington's "solid commitment to standing by Canada in efforts" to secure their release....
06:51, 05/10/2019

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...
13:00, 07/18/2019

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....
03:51, 09/17/2019

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.        ...
06:00, 08/16/2019

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....
08:00, 08/16/2019

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. ...
23:51, 07/23/2019

NFL players Josh Norman, Demario Davis help post bail for detained immigrant NFL players Josh Norman, Demario Davis help California farmworker, jailed for three months after reciting poem criticizing ICE, pay $50,000 bail.       ...
18:34, 08/16/2019

North Korea says detained Australian student committed spying acts: KCNA North Korea's state media said on Saturday that the Australian student Alek Sigley was caught committing spying acts which led to his expulsion from North Korea....
13:01, 07/06/2019

Detained American Paul Whelan's employer has Russian business ties BorgWarner helped Paul Whelan get into Russia by sponsoring a visa. He told his lawyers his arrest might be tied to politics involving U.S. sanctions.        ...
08:00, 05/12/2019

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....
15:00, 07/24/2019

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....
00:00, 08/09/2019

Iran tanker seizure: Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt warns Iran on 'dangerous path' after two ships 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"...
11:51, 07/20/2019

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....
23:34, 08/20/2019

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....
23:34, 07/19/2019

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....
21:00, 07/05/2019

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. ...
22:00, 08/20/2019

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....
18:00, 08/24/2019

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....
21:34, 05/20/2019

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....
21:34, 07/04/2019

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....
00:00, 08/23/2019

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....
00:51, 08/20/2019

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 ...
01:00, 09/04/2019

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.        ...
21:34, 07/22/2019

House Passes an Emergency Funding Bill to Care for Migrant Families Detained After Crossing the Border (WASHINGTON) — It took last-minute changes and a full-court press by top Democratic leaders, but the House passed with relative ease Tuesday a $4.5 billion emergency border aid package to care for thousands of migrant families and unaccompanied children detained after crossing the U.S.-Mexico ...
07:34, 06/26/2019

‘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....
00:51, 05/21/2019

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 ...
12:34, 07/08/2019

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....
04:00, 07/13/2019

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....
20:17, 07/04/2019

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."...
15:34, 08/23/2019

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”....
19:34, 05/03/2019

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....
18:00, 08/24/2019

Democrat-led House OKs $4.5 billion bill aiding migrants at southern border, tightening oversight of detained children WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrat-led House OKs $4.5 billion bill aiding migrants at southern border, tightening oversight of detained children....
05:17, 06/26/2019

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....
13:17, 06/21/2019

Polish Activist Detained for Adding LGBT Rainbows to Iconic Image of Virgin Mary, Baby Jesus (WARSAW, Poland) — Rights groups and government critics in Poland are protesting Tuesday after police temporarily detained a human rights activist for putting up posters depicting the country’s most revered Catholic icon with the LGBT rainbow on the halos of Mary and baby Jesus. Prosecut...
21:51, 05/07/2019

'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. ...
18:34, 08/21/2019

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....
01:51, 07/14/2019

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...
12:00, 08/23/2019

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....
14:00, 05/25/2019

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....
03:00, 05/22/2019

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...
00:34, 06/28/2019

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....
15:00, 05/23/2019

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" ...
00:34, 07/02/2019

'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.        ...
04:34, 07/24/2019

"Was Detained At Home, Home Minister Lying": Farooq Abdullah Breaks Down National Conference patriarch Farooq Abdullah today contradicted Union Home Minister Amit Shah's comment in parliament that he has "neither been detained nor arrested". "I was detained in my house.........
15:34, 08/06/2019

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....
15:51, 05/30/2019

'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....
23:37, 09/20/2019

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...
03:34, 09/21/2019

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....
13:00, 08/22/2019

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.        ...
22:34, 07/04/2019

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....
11:51, 08/20/2019

'This is terrifying': His daughter is being detained while border agency is in 'crisis mode' The 7-year-old girl was moved to four facilities in a matter of four days, all while having no line of communication with her parents.        ...
01:51, 06/27/2019

What war with Iran would look like If the long history of military conflict teaches us anything, it’s that wars, like marriages, are easier to get into than out. War with Iran would be no exception....
12:17, 05/17/2019

The U.S. and Iran are Already at War Online When a U.S. Navy surveillance drone was shot down over the Strait of Hormuz on June 20, the U.S. blamed Iran. The commander of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) said his country was “ready for war,” and President Donald Trump responded by declaring that Iran had made ...
14:00, 06/27/2019

Oil is probably the reason we won't go to war with Iran Many cynics have long contended that the real reason the U.S. entered a slew of recent wars was only to protect American oil interests. But now it's beginning to look like oil may be a major reason why the U.S. isn't getting into a war with Iran....
02:17, 07/24/2019

U.S. and Iran do not want war, Iraqi PM says Neither the United States nor Iran want war and Iraq is in contact with both, Iraq's state news agency INA quoted Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi as saying on Tuesday....
18:51, 05/14/2019

US message to Iran: Don’t even think about it A POINTED WARNING: The United States deploys aircraft carriers to the Arabian Gulf all the time and regularly moves warplanes in and out of Al Udeid Air Base in Qatar, where the forward headquarters of U.S. Central Command is located....
21:00, 05/06/2019

It Sure Seems Like the U.S. Is Trying to Provoke Iran Into a War National Security Advisor John Bolton and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo have spent the last few weeks making the case that Iran is ramping up hostility towards the U.S. and that America will need to take serious action in response. But some people—including foreign generals, U.S. intelligence offic...
15:51, 05/17/2019

If Neither Trump Nor Iran Want War, What Do They Want Instead? Now that both Iran and the United States have announced what they do not want–war–the search is on for what they do. That’s always been easier to answer from Tehran’s side. The Islamic Republic of Iran was founded in frank and vociferous opposition to the U.S. It’s a bi...
16:34, 06/20/2019

Why the U.S. and Iran Are at Loggerheads, Again Though the U.S. and Iran have lived in a state of hostility for decades, rarely have relations been as tense as in recent months. The U.S. is trying to deprive Iran of oil revenue, the lifeblood of its economy. Iran’s been accused of responding by sabotaging oil tankers in the Persian Gulf. With the...
14:34, 08/20/2019

What You Need to Know About the Iran Crisis President Trump approved and then canceled an attack on Iran with just minutes to spare. Here’s a guide to the crisis, with links to further reading....
01:00, 06/22/2019

Iran warns US over oil tanker Tehran has threatened "grave consequences" if the US renews efforts to detain an oil tanker at the center of a diplomatic row. The vessel was detained in Gibraltar for six weeks but left anchorage on Sunday night....
23:17, 08/19/2019

Romney: War with Iran 'not going to happen' As tensions between the United States and Iran increase, Sen. Mitt Romney on Sunday expressed confidence that war with the Middle Eastern country would be averted. "Going to war with Iran, not going to happen," the Utah Republican, a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, told CNN's Jake ...
21:17, 05/19/2019

Iran Complains To UN Over US Spy Drone Iran said Friday it had formally lodged a complaint to the UN Security Council over a US drone it says violated its airspace, Tasnim news agency reported....
05:00, 06/29/2019

Oil prices up on U.S.-Iran tensions Oil prices rose on Monday, extending vast gains last week prompted by tensions between Iran and the United States, as Washington was set to announce new sanctions on Tehran....
12:34, 06/24/2019

Trump says ‘I hope not’ about getting into war with Iran WASHINGTON – President Trump suggested Thursday that he wasn’t gunning for a military conflict with Iran. “I hope not,” the president responded when asked by a reporter outside the White House if the US was going to war with Iran. That answer echoed what he told his acting Defense Secretary Pa...
03:51, 05/17/2019

What U.S. Sanctions on Iran’s Top Ayatollah Mean With the U.S. already sanctioning almost 1,000 Iranian entities, President Donald Trump had limited choices when he opted to impose new penalties to punish Iran’s downing of a U.S. Navy drone in the Persian Gulf last week. In the event, he went big, directly targeting Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Kh...
19:51, 06/26/2019

Trump says it would be big mistake for Iran to try anything against U.S U.S. President Donald Trump warned on Monday Iran would "suffer greatly" if it targeted U.S. interests after Washington deployed an aircraft carrier and more jet fighters at a time of rising tensions with Tehran....
00:34, 05/14/2019

US-Iran tensions escalating, here's what you need to know Oil prices are on the rise after OPEC indicated it's likely to continue production cuts. CNBC's Hadley Gamble sits down with Kelly Evans to discuss on 'The Exchange'....
03:34, 05/21/2019

Trump Says It Would Be Big Mistake For Iran To Try Anything Against US U.S. President Donald Trump warned on Monday Iran would "suffer greatly" if it targeted U.S. interests after Washington deployed an aircraft carrier and more jet fighters at a time of rising tensions......
06:00, 05/14/2019

Iran Says It "Does Not Presently Believe In" Mediation With US Iran's foreign ministry on Tuesday insisted it did not currently see the need for mediation with the United States, as it played down the chances of a military clash with Washington....
20:00, 05/28/2019

'Fire and Fury' comes to Iran The Trump administration isn't exactly hiding the fact that it's using North Korea playbook on Iran: Use a "maximum pressure" campaign -- the same nomenclature was used for Tehran and Pyongyang -- to box the adversary into a corner, then try to negotiate....
05:17, 05/21/2019

Iran's Rouhani comes out swinging against the US Iranian President Hassan Rouhani may cancel his appearance at the UN if his delegation's US visas are not issued "in the next few hours," Iran's state-run ISNA news reported Wednesday....
21:34, 09/18/2019

"There Won't Be Any War" With US, Says Iran's Supreme Leader Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Tuesday there would no war with the United States despite mounting tensions between the two arch enemies over Iranian nuclear capabilities and its......
01:17, 05/15/2019

GOP: Trump doesn’t want war with Iran Senate Republicans say that for all his bellicose rhetoric, President Donald Trump doesn't want a war — and neither do they. Some Republican hawks are pushing for an aggressive approach with Iran, arguing that military conflict may be unavoidable. Yet their vocal warnings are obscuring the fact tha...
07:00, 05/21/2019

Iran's Supreme Leader says there will be no war with U.S. Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Tuesday Tehran does not seek war with the United States despite mounting tensions between the two arch-enemies over Iranian nuclear capabilities and its missile program....
20:34, 05/14/2019

Trump Has No Idea What Iran Is or Isn't Doing Today, on his way to a Pennsylvania rally, President Trump told reporters that there’s “no indication” that Iran is threatening the U.S., according to the Washington Post. This directly contradicts the messaging about Iran by others in his administration in recent weeks, including White House nation...
15:34, 05/21/2019

Iran oil minister: 'OPEC might die' OPEC announced on Monday it will restrict the supply of oil for another nine months in a bid to support prices pressured by weakening economic growth and skyrocketing American production....
11:00, 07/02/2019

Iraqi PM says he wants to end tensions between Iran and US State-run Iraqi media is quoting Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi as saying that Baghdad will send delegations to the U.S. and Iran to help end tensions between the two countries...
17:51, 05/21/2019

Macron gets G7 nod to negotiate with Iran Shortly after G7 leaders asked French President Emmanuel Macron to de-escalate tensions, Iran's foreign minister flew to the summit for surprise talks. Meeting with Trump, however, was out of the question, Tehran said....
01:00, 08/26/2019

Pompeo in Russia: US does not want 'war with Iran' Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said the US is not seeking conflict in Iran, after high-level talks in Russia. Meeting with President Vladimir Putin and top officials, he also discussed ways to mend US-Russia ties....
06:17, 05/15/2019

Japan's Abe Looks to Mediate Between U.S., Iran Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will seek to open a channel of communication between Iran and the U.S. as part of a diplomatic effort to prevent a military standoff between Tehran and Washington from tipping into conflict....
16:34, 06/12/2019

U.S. Launched Cyberattacks on Iran The U.S. covertly launched offensive cyber operations against an Iranian intelligence group’s computer systems on Thursday, the same day President Trump pulled back on using more traditional methods of military force....
06:51, 06/25/2019

No Talks With US 'Under Any Circumstances': Iran Iran will not hold talks with the United States "under any circumstances" while the rights of the Islamic republic are not respected, said an official quoted Thursday by state media....
02:34, 05/24/2019

There will be no war as we don't want war, and no can confront Iran: Zarif Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Saturday he did not believe a war would break out in the region as Tehran did not want a conflict and no country had the "illusion it could confront Iran", the state news agency IRNA reported....
14:00, 05/18/2019

Iran Disparages U.S. Over Sanctions President Hassan Rouhani said that the latest sanctions were pointless. Separately, the U.S. national security adviser accused Iran of being “a source of belligerence and aggression.”...
15:51, 06/25/2019

Oil Rises Again on U.S.-Iran Tensions Oil prices increased for a third straight day as rising tensions between the U.S. and Iran fueled worries of a disruption to Middle East oil supplies and shipments....
18:17, 05/16/2019

U.S. and Iran Are Targeting Each Other With Cyberattacks Donald Trump may have called off military strikes against Iran at the last minute, avoiding a dangerous war for now, but several reports have noted that both countries are engaging in cyberattacks against each other in the ongoing confrontation....
22:51, 06/22/2019

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 ...
01:51, 06/14/2019

Iran’s Nuclear Program Iran’s nuclear capabilities have been the subject of global hand-wringing for more than two decades. While Iran’s leaders long insisted the country was not building nuclear weapons, its enrichment of uranium and history of deception created deep mistrust. After more than two years of negotiations an...
22:34, 05/08/2019

UK says it does not want to increase tension with Iran Britain is not seeking to escalate the situation with Iran, foreign minister Jeremy Hunt said on Friday, as tensions continue between London and Tehran over a seized Iranian tanker and the passage of vessels through the Strait of Hormuz....
15:00, 07/12/2019

Iran not backing down, says top US commander THE THREAT REMAINS: The top commander of U.S. forces in the Persian Gulf region says the threat from Iran that prompted the deployment of reinforcements to the area has not diminished....
13:17, 06/07/2019

Germany to mediate in Iran Envoy Jens Plötner had been involved in drawing up the 2015 JCPOA treaty and went to Tehran with the aim of seeing it preserved. He was told that Iran's patience was over....
22:17, 05/23/2019

Sen. Tom Cotton says US could win war against Iran in ‘two strikes’ GOP Sen. Tom Cotton of Arkansas predicted in a recent interview that the US would easily win a war against Iran in “two strikes.” Cotton’s comments came during an interview with PBS as tensions between the Islamic regime and the US were escalating, with Team Trump sending an aircraft carrier, B-52 b...
21:17, 05/15/2019

Iran shoots down US 'spy' drone Iran says US drone was flying in its airspace amid strained relations over last week’s oil tanker attacks Iran has shot down an US drone in the strait of Hormuz, accusing Washington of breaching Iran’s national sovereignty and trying to deepen tensions in the region.Iran’s Revolutionary Guards said ...
18:00, 06/20/2019

Donald Trump: I'm not looking for war with Iran Donald Trump has said he is not seeking war with Tehran and indicated he was ready to defuse tensions by reaching a deal to bolster Iran's flagging economy....
19:34, 06/23/2019

Iran says it has shot down a US drone Iran's Revolutionary Guard shot down a U.S. drone on Thursday amid heightened tensions between Tehran and Washington over its collapsing nuclear deal with world powers, American and Iranian officials said. (June 20)        ...
17:34, 06/20/2019

Iran says it will not surrender even if it is bombed Iran will not surrender to U.S. pressure and will not abandon its goals even if it is bombed, President Hassan Rouhani said on Thursday, stepping up the war of words between the Islamic Republic and the United States....
21:00, 05/23/2019

Oil rises towards $65 on fears of U.S. attack on Iran Oil prices rallied towards $65 per barrel on fears of a U.S. military attack on Iran that would disrupt flows from the Middle East, which provides more than 20% of the world's oil output....
12:34, 06/21/2019

| Iran tells US to take 'first step', end sanctions Iranian President Hassan Rouhani told the United States to "take the first step" by lifting all sanctions against Iran, a day after US President Donald Trump said he was open to meeting....
04:51, 08/29/2019

We must stop the US from going to war with Iran | Bernie Sanders Trump campaigned on getting the US out of ‘endless wars’ – but his administration is taking us down a path that makes war more and more likelyThe drums of war are beating in Washington again.Just today we learned that the US came very close to striking targets inside Iran in response to the downing ...
03:17, 06/22/2019

Trump Says It Is Getting Harder For Him To Want To Negotiate With Iran US President Donald Trump said on Monday that it is getting harder for him to want to make a deal with Iran and said the situation could go either way very easily....
22:00, 07/22/2019

Iran claims to have arrested 17 CIA spies Tehran says some of the Iranians allegedly spying for US have been sentenced to deathSeventeen Iranian nationals allegedly recruited by the CIA to spy on Iran’s nuclear and military sites have been arrested, Tehran said on Monday, adding that some of them had already been sentenced to death.The arre...
15:34, 07/22/2019

Trump says he's not looking for war with Iran: NBC News interview President Donald Trump said on Friday he is not looking for war with Iran, but he warned that if a conflict did occur it would result in "obliteration."...
02:34, 06/22/2019

Trump: We’re not looking for regime change in Iran President Trump on Monday said the U.S. is not seeking regime change in Iran and told reporters at the G7 summit in Biarritz, France, that he hopes to see a strong Iran....
19:34, 08/26/2019