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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 thr...

Three Australians detained in Iran

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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....
14:34, 2019-09-11

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....
07:34, 2019-09-11

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

Iran confirms holding 3 Australians on spying charges Iran has confirmed that three Australian citizens were being held in the Islamic Republic on suspicion of spying amid the ratcheting up of tensions between the Tehran and the West....
20:17, 2019-09-17

Iran confirms three detained on spy charges Iran has acknowledged for the first time that is it detaining three Australian nationals on spying charges, including two who have dual British citizenship...
18:51, 2019-09-17

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 Esm...
13:17, 2019-06-11

Iran confirms it has detained three Australian citizens Cases of British-Australians Kylie Moore-Gilbert and Jolie King, and King’s Australian partner, Mark Firkin, were revealed last weekIran’s judiciary has confirmed it has detained three Australian citi...
08:51, 2019-09-18

U.S. Resident Detained in Iran for Years Has Been Released (BEIRUT) — A Lebanese man with permanent U.S. residency who had been imprisoned in Iran for years on charges of espionage said Tuesday that he was subjected to “kidnapping, arbitrary deten...
20:17, 2019-06-11

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 ...
11:17, 2019-06-11

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....
04:34, 2019-08-10

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....
22:17, 2019-08-04

Australian academic detained in Iran sentenced to 10 years in prison An Australian university lecturer detained in Iran has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for spying, a source with knowledge of the matter told CNN Wednesday....
10:17, 2019-09-18

Detained Lebanese businessman leaves Iran for Beirut: official Lebanese businessman Nizar Zakka left Iran, where he was detained since 2015, and flew to Beirut with Lebanon's security chief on Tuesday, a Lebanese official told Reuters....
13:17, 2019-06-11

Tanker crew were detained by Iran after first being rescued by another vessel: US officials U.S. officials have told Fox News that the crew of one of the two stricken oil tankers damaged outside the Persian Gulf were detained by the Iranians Thursday after first being rescued by another merc...
16:51, 2019-06-14

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 ...
16:17, 2019-07-20

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...
05:51, 2019-07-16

Detained British-flagged tanker must go through legal process: Iran foreign minister The detained British-flagged tanker Stena Impero must go through a legal process because it violated maritime regulations, Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told British Foreign Minister Je...
17:00, 2019-07-20

Australian social media influencers detained in Iran for taking illegal photos with a drone Two Australian social media influencers have been detained in Iran for taking illegal photos with a drone, according to a source with knowledge of the situation....
11:34, 2019-09-12

Iran frees detained Lebanese businessman Zakka: Lebanese official A Lebanese businessman detained in Iran since 2015 for alleged anti-state activity left the country on Tuesday, a Lebanese official said, after Beirut secured his release....
13:17, 2019-06-11

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 ea...
18:00, 2019-07-18

Australians care if politicians tell lies, but people in the US don't Fact-checking politicians' statements alters both the views and the voting intentions of people in Australia – but makes far less difference in the US...
17:00, 2019-05-21

Two Australians die after listeria infection from smoked salmon Two Aussies were killed and a third sickened by listeria infections — apparently caused by smoked salmon they had eaten, according to a new report. One of those who died lived in New South Wales...
02:51, 2019-07-25

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...
18:00, 2019-08-13

'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 ...
23:34, 2019-07-19

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...
05:17, 2019-06-18

Most Australians believe business leaders should speak out on social issues New survey finds almost 80% support CEOs having a say, but more than half believe when they do, it is out of self-interestAustralians overwhelmingly support business leaders speaking out on social and...
22:17, 2019-09-15

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 be...
08:00, 2019-08-27

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....
22:17, 2019-07-01

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...
20:17, 2019-09-02

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....
06:34, 2019-09-10

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 ac...
01:00, 2019-08-17

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...
08:17, 2019-07-25

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 controversi...
19:34, 2019-06-05

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 ...
21:17, 2019-09-16

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. The post Iran’s Khamenei says w...
14:34, 2019-06-13

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....
02:00, 2019-06-14

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?        ...
21:51, 2019-06-20

Trump Suggests Iran Mistakenly Shot Down a U.S. Drone. Iran Says It Was Very Much on Purpose President Donald Trump downplayed the likelihood of U.S. military action against Iran after a military drone was shot down Thursday during a reconnaissance mission in the Middle East, the latest test ...
03:34, 2019-06-21

U.S. prepared to talk to Iran with 'no preconditions', Iran sees 'word-play' The United States is prepared to engage with Iran without pre-conditions about its nuclear program but needs to see the country behaving like "a normal nation", U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo sai...
21:34, 2019-06-02

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 J...
14:17, 2019-07-23

Iran's Guards shoot down U.S. 'spy' drone in Hormozgan province: Iran media Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards have shot down a U.S. "spy" drone in the southern province of Hormozgan, the Guards' news website Sepah News said on Thursday....
06:51, 2019-06-20

Iran’s U.N. Mission says Iran “categorically rejects” U.S. claims it was responsible for latest oil tanker incidents UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Iran’s U.N. Mission says Iran “categorically rejects” U.S. claims it was responsible for latest oil tanker incidents. The post Iran’s U.N. Mission says Ir...
04:34, 2019-06-14

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 Ho...
00:17, 2019-08-26

"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....
14:34, 2019-06-22

Iran to cut nuclear commitments 'strongly' if Europe does not keep promises: Iran MP If European countries do not meet their commitments under a nuclear deal then Iran will "strongly" take more steps to reduce its own obligations, a senior Iranian parliamentarian said on Thursday, acc...
13:51, 2019-07-11

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...
21:51, 2019-07-13

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)....
09:34, 2019-06-21

US Won't Dare Attack Iran: Iran Revolutionary Guards Commander The United States and its supporters do not dare attack Iran because of its "spirit of resistance", a senior Revolutionary Guards commander was quoted on Wednesday as saying....
04:17, 2019-05-23

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 ...
16:17, 2019-07-20

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.        ...
20:17, 2019-07-16

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....
17:17, 2019-08-21

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 shootin...
12:51, 2019-06-13

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 sla...
23:00, 2019-07-10

More than 100,000 people detained, missing in Syria: UN Reports suggest that more than 100,000 people in Syria have been detained, abducted or gone missing during the eight-year conflict, with the government mainly responsible, the U.N. political chief sai...
23:34, 2019-08-07

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.        ...
15:17, 2019-07-17

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...
12:51, 2019-08-21

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 – consistin...
06:34, 2019-08-31

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....
03:51, 2019-06-15

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.        ...
21:51, 2019-06-20

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 week...
14:51, 2019-05-21

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. Earl...
14:51, 2019-09-05

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 thi...
07:17, 2019-06-15

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 h...
18:17, 2019-07-06

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) f...
16:51, 2019-09-17

Oil supertanker bound for Syria detained in Gibraltar British Royal Marines and officials in Gibraltar have detained a supertanker suspected of carrying crude oil to Syria, in breach of EU sanctions, the government of Gibraltar said....
11:00, 2019-07-04

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....
10:34, 2019-06-17

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....
22:17, 2019-06-16

Syria-bound oil tanker detained in Gibraltar The government of Gibraltar says it has detained a large tanker that is believed to be breaching European Union sanctions by carrying a shipment of Iranian crude oil to war-ravaged Syria....
11:00, 2019-07-04

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....
17:34, 2019-07-05

3 detained for questioning over doctor’s slaying in Belize Belize authorities investigating the slayings of a Virginia cardiologist and his tour guide have detained three men in the case, according to local reports. The trio of unnamed suspects are not the sa...
20:17, 2019-07-17

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 p...
23:34, 2019-06-12

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 re...
14:17, 2019-06-28

30 people detained as Kashmir protests continue Thirty people have been detained in Kashmir as authorities attempt to keep control over protests sparked by the Indian government's decision to remove the region's autonomy. ...
10:51, 2019-08-20

| 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....
03:51, 2019-09-20

ICE releases US citizen, 18, wrongfully detained for over 3 weeks HOUSTON — A U.S.-born 18-year-old was released from immigration custody Tuesday after wrongfully being detained for more than three weeks. Francisco Erwin Galicia left a U.S. Immigration and Customs E...
11:34, 2019-07-24

Russian investigative journalist detained in Moscow A Russian journalist known for investigating corruption among Moscow city officials has been detained by police and accused of drug offenses which he denies, his lawyer and employer said on Friday....
12:51, 2019-06-07

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 deta...
12:17, 2019-06-07

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 se...
06:51, 2019-05-29

DOJ, ICE release 300 of nearly 700 workers detained in Mississippi raids Federal authorities have released 300 of the nearly 700 workers detained in the Mississippi immigration raids on Wednesday, according to officials. “Approximately 30 detained aliens were release...
01:34, 2019-08-09

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....
15:17, 2019-05-21

Over 100,000 People Have Been Detained or Gone Missing in Syria, U.N. Estimates (UNITED NATIONS) — Reports suggest more than 100,000 people in Syria have been detained, abducted or gone missing during the eight-year conflict, with the government mainly responsible, the U.N....
06:00, 2019-08-08

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....
23:34, 2019-08-07

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,...
04:34, 2019-09-14

Advocate: Immigrant mom and premature newborn detained PHOENIX (AP) — Advocates were shocked to find a teenage mom and her premature newborn daughter huddled in a Border Patrol facility in what they say was another example of the poor treatment immigrants...
22:51, 2019-06-13

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 ...
05:51, 2019-05-22

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 wh...
14:00, 2019-08-30

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....
08:17, 2019-07-08

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....
10:51, 2019-07-01

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. Accor...
17:51, 2019-05-21

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...
23:34, 2019-07-22

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 ...
18:51, 2019-08-21

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....
20:51, 2019-08-21

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

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 sai...
14:51, 2019-06-07

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 on...
22:17, 2019-06-12

‘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 w...
18:34, 2019-07-31

Mexican steelmaker AHMSA says its chairman detained in Spain Mexican steelmaker Altos Hornos de Mexico, or AHMSA, said on Tuesday that its chairman Alonso Ancira has been arrested in Spain, saying it did not know why....
01:51, 2019-05-29

France Says Around 450 ISIS-Linked Nationals Detained In Syria Around 450 French nationals linked to the ISIS are being held by Kurds or detained in refugee camps in northeastern Syria, the French foreign minister said Tuesday....
06:17, 2019-05-29

Senior Sri Lanka officials ordered detained over bombing A Sri Lankan magistrate has ordered the detention of the country’s suspended police chief and its former defense secretary for alleged negligence leading to Easter Sunday bombings that killed more tha...
16:34, 2019-07-03

Hong Kong consulate employee 'detained for prostitution' A British consulate employee detained in China was arrested for soliciting prostitutes, the country's state-backed Global Times newspaper has said....
12:17, 2019-08-22

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...
17:00, 2019-07-03

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....
21:34, 2019-05-28

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.   ...
05:17, 2019-09-20

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....
14:17, 2019-07-14

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....
10:00, 2019-09-12

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...
09:34, 2019-06-10

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 poli...
18:34, 2019-06-08

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....
18:34, 2019-06-09

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 b...
09:51, 2019-08-01

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....
10:34, 2019-06-09

Canada delegation pressing China on detained Canadians A Canadian delegation in China is pressing Chinese officials to free two detained Canadians but there has been no contact between the two nations' leaders or foreign ministers despite the worst relati...
22:17, 2019-05-21

At least 300 Kashmiri politicians detained to quell protests over status Indian authorities have detained at least 300 politicians and separatists to quell protests in Kashmir over the withdrawal of its special status, a police officer, local leaders and media said on Thur...
10:34, 2019-08-08

Detained Russian investigative journalist taken to hospital: Ifax Police said on Saturday that a Russian investigative journalist who was detained this week for alleged drug offences had been taken to hospital, Russian news agencies reported....
15:00, 2019-06-08

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...
20:00, 2019-08-29

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 we...
12:34, 2019-07-14

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  cont...
00:00, 2019-08-08

'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....
00:17, 2019-08-05

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 ...
16:51, 2019-06-05

3 Pak Nationals Detained With Gold Worth Over Rs 23 Lakh In Rajasthan Three Pakistani nationals were detained with gold worth over Rs 23 lakh from Munabao railway station near the India-Pakistan border in Rajasthan's Barmer district, Customs officials said today....
13:34, 2019-06-16

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....
23:17, 2019-08-18

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....
18:51, 2019-09-19

Egypt frees Al-Jazeera journalist detained since 2016 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....
19:00, 2019-05-23

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

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....
19:00, 2019-08-17

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......
15:00, 2019-08-16

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...
11:00, 2019-08-17

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 Pyongyan...
14:17, 2019-07-04

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 spoke...
17:51, 2019-07-31

Man detained after 1 killed, 9 injured in knife attack in France An official with the Lyon regional administration told The Associated Press that one suspected assailant was detained and at least one other suspect in the attack on Saturday was on the run....
21:00, 2019-08-31

Record number of migrant families detained at border in May HOUSTON (AP) — The Border Patrol says a new record was set in May for the number of migrant families apprehended at the U.S.-Mexico border. Agents apprehended 132,887 people in May, the largest figure...
20:34, 2019-06-05

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 Mosco...
04:51, 2019-08-19

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....
22:34, 2019-06-03

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....
19:00, 2019-08-16

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 import...
04:34, 2019-07-19

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....
16:17, 2019-08-20

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.....
22:34, 2019-06-21

Canada says another citizen detained in China amid diplomatic tensions A Canadian citizen has been detained in the Chinese city of Yantai, a Canadian government spokesman said on Saturday, an incident that comes amid chilly diplomatic relations between the two countries....
03:51, 2019-07-14

Sitaram Yechury "Detained At Srinagar Airport, Not Allowed To Move": CPM Communist Party of India (Marxist) leader Sitaram Yechury and his party colleague D Raja were sent back from Srinagar airport after they landed there amid a lockdown in Kashmir valley today....
13:34, 2019-08-09

2-Year-Old Killed In Aligarh: 5 Detained For Flouting Prohibitory Orders Five persons were detained today for flouting prohibitory orders imposed in view of escalating tension over the brutal murder of a two-and-a-half-year-old girl in Tappal area of Aligarh....
15:17, 2019-06-09

Russian newspapers join forces in solidarity with detained journalist Three titles call for inquiry into case of Ivan Golunov, arrested on suspicion of drug dealingRussia’s three major newspapers have put out nearly identical front pages of their Monday editions in a sh...
10:17, 2019-06-10

Putin says Trump stressed issue of detained Ukrainian sailors Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Saturday that the issue of Ukrainian sailors detained by Russia in 2018 had dominated his talks with U.S. President Donald Trump at the G20 summit but no decis...
12:34, 2019-06-29

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...
14:00, 2019-06-10

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 ...
17:17, 2019-07-18

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 alle...
19:51, 2019-07-18

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....
21:17, 2019-05-26

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 s...
12:17, 2019-07-24

Detained Russian journalist Ivan Golunov under house arrest Russian authorities have charged well-known investigative reporter Ivan Golunov with attempt at "large-scale" drug dealing as his colleagues claim he was framed. He will remain under house arrest for ...
07:51, 2019-06-09

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 ...
16:17, 2019-09-19

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...
04:00, 2019-07-16

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...
20:00, 2019-07-15

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 i...
20:00, 2019-07-15

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...
14:51, 2019-06-06

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 gover...
15:17, 2019-06-03

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 he...
04:51, 2019-07-24

Australia says no word yet on student reported detained in North Korea Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Friday Canberra has yet to establish the whereabouts of an Australian man missing in North Korea for several days.The family of Alek Sigley said on Thu...
05:51, 2019-06-28

Retired Soldier Detained After Being Declared Illegal Immigrant Gets Bail Mohammad Sanaulla, the retired Indian Army soldier who was declared an illegal immigrant by a tribunal and sent to a detention centre in Assam last month, has been given bail by the Gauhati High......
15:00, 2019-06-07

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....
20:51, 2019-07-14

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 official...
09:51, 2019-07-17

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 Just...
04:51, 2019-06-24

Russian UN employee detained by Kosovo in armed raid on north 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 in the Serb-dominated...
20:17, 2019-05-28

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 pra...
11:00, 2019-08-17

U.S. to boycott flagship Russian investment forum over detained investor U.S. Ambassador to Russia Jon Huntsman will boycott a flagship investor forum in St Petersburg this summer to protest against Moscow's prosecution of prominent U.S. investor Michael Calvey, a State De...
17:34, 2019-05-28

Turkey releases detained NASA scientist Serkan Golge Turkey has released US-Turkish scientist Serkan Golge from jail, a move that could help ease relations with Washington. The former NASA researcher is one of thousands detained in a Turkish government ...
23:51, 2019-05-29

Priyanka Gandhi Detained On Way To Visit Families Of 10 Shot Dead In UP Priyanka Gandhi Vadra was detained in Uttar Pradesh on Friday on her way to a village in Sonbhadra, where 10 people were killed in a shootout on Wednesday over a land dispute....
09:00, 2019-07-19

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 in federal court Friday. A criminal com...
18:17, 2019-06-21

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 ...
23:34, 2019-07-15

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,...
22:00, 2019-06-17

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...
05:51, 2019-08-24

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....
14:51, 2019-08-22

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...
22:51, 2019-07-20

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 politi...
08:17, 2019-08-04

A trip to the campus counselor led to one student being detained and questioned by the police (KLAF) University of Louisiana at Lafayette student, Siraaj Salem, felt as if she was betrayed by the on-campus counselor after confiding in them. Recalling her session, Salem said: “I was second gues...
07:34, 2019-07-02

Former Maldives Vice President Detained On Ship Off Indian Coast Ahmed Adeeb, the former vice-president of the Maldives, has been held on suspicion of illegal entry into the country and is being questioned by the central government...
14:34, 2019-08-01

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....
16:34, 2019-06-18

Australian detained a week in North Korea arrives in China An Australian student has been released after a week in detention in North Korea and told reporters in Beijing he was “very good” but didn’t say what happened...
09:51, 2019-07-04

UK consulate worker detained in China is freed in Hong Kong Simon Cheng is back in Hong Kong, say family, 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 f...
05:51, 2019-08-24

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 ...
00:34, 2019-06-13

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....
23:17, 2019-06-13

South Korean men detained for spitting on comfort woman statue Four men who allegedly spat on a statue memorializing the nation's comfort women say they committed acts to "deride" victims of Japanese wartime brothels....
19:34, 2019-07-10

Canada 'confident' U.S. raised issue of detained citizens with China Canada's prime minister said on Tuesday he is confident U.S. President Donald Trump made good on his promise to raise the cases of two detained Canadians during recent discussions with Chinese Preside...
11:34, 2019-07-03

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....
23:17, 2019-08-22

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 wit...
11:51, 2019-06-18

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 ...
09:17, 2019-07-04

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....
23:51, 2019-08-23

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....
02:17, 2019-06-13

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 ju...
17:51, 2019-06-18

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 natio...
12:34, 2019-06-14

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....
02:34, 2019-07-11

FedEx pilot detained in China for suspected weapons smuggling Chinese authorities in the southern city of Guangzhou detained a U.S. pilot for FedEx Corp last week on suspicion of smuggling weapons and ammunition after finding suspected air gun pellets in his lu...
13:17, 2019-09-20

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 invo...
18:00, 2019-06-30

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, A...
12:00, 2019-06-11

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 invol...
22:17, 2019-06-30

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...
16:34, 2019-05-25

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...
17:34, 2019-07-22

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....
04:34, 2019-05-26

American detained at Cairo airport for carrying Yemeni dagger CAIRO — Egyptian officials say a Yemeni American was detained at the Cairo airport for carrying a traditional Yemeni dagger in his luggage. Customs officials say the man, a dual U.S.-Yemeni national, ...
22:00, 2019-06-14

UN court: Russia must free detained Ukraine ships, sailors 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...
14:51, 2019-05-25

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.        ...
00:34, 2019-08-09

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....
22:01, 2019-07-04

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.        ...
21:17, 2019-08-03

Gibraltar police arrest captain of detained Iranian tanker Gibraltar police said they have arrested the captain and chief officer of the detained Iranian Grace 1 supertanker accused of violating EU sanctions on Syria and have seized documents and electronic d...
18:17, 2019-07-11

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 ...
23:34, 2019-07-01

| 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....
23:34, 2019-07-05

Reports of abuse of detained minors at Yuma border station NBC News- There are new reports of mistreatment of children at a border detention center in Arizona. NBC News have obtained reports on abuse of minors at a Yuma Border Patrol station. NBC News NBC New...
23:00, 2019-07-10

Australia says no progress in finding student feared detained in North Korea Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Friday Canberra has yet to establish the whereabouts of an Australian man missing in North Korea for several days.The family of Alek Sigley said on Thu...
04:00, 2019-06-28

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...
00:00, 2019-06-14

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 ...
19:00, 2019-08-16

Pence’s Border Trip Illustrates Conflicting Messages About Detained Migrants The Trump administration largely concedes that adult detainees experience grueling conditions in federal custody. But it also wants to appear sensitive to migrant children....
11:17, 2019-07-16

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 disput...
01:51, 2019-06-21

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....
04:34, 2019-07-19

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....
16:51, 2019-08-22

UK consulate staffer detained for 'solicitation of prostitution,' Chinese media reports A Hong Kong citizen working for the British consulate, who has not been heard from for two weeks, was detained in China for "solicitation of prostitution," China's state-run tabloid Global Times repor...
05:51, 2019-08-23

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....
07:51, 2019-07-04

Supreme Court declines to hear case of Yemeni man detained at Guantanamo Bay The Supreme Court turned away an appeal Monday from a Yemeni man detained at Guantanamo Bay who believes he should be released because the war in Afghanistan has ended....
03:17, 2019-06-11

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 ...
02:51, 2019-07-06

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...
09:51, 2019-09-16

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 ...
15:51, 2019-08-24

Nigeria detained children as young as five over 'Boko Haram links' – report Human Rights Watch says thousands of children were detained in distressing conditions by military over last six yearsThe Nigerian military arrested thousands of children it suspected of involvement wi...
13:00, 2019-09-11

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 compl...
14:51, 2019-07-10

Detained J&K Leader Shah Faesal Was Instigating Crowds: Centre To Court 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 Centre has told the...
17:00, 2019-08-27

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....
15:00, 2019-06-12

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 inclu...
15:00, 2019-06-08

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....
05:17, 2019-07-14

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 sl...
15:17, 2019-08-21

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 negotia...
03:51, 2019-07-14

Migrant aid ship captain detained; Italy police boat rammed Italian authorities say the captain of a humanitarian ship with 40 migrants aboard has been detained in Italy after the vessel rammed a border police motorboat blocking its way as it docked without pe...
12:17, 2019-06-29

Detained J&K Leader Shah Faesal Was Instigating Crowds, Court Told Shah Faesal, the IAS topper from Kashmir whose detention soon after the scrapping of Kashmir's special status triggered outrage, was instigating crowds at the Srinagar airport, the Jammu and Kashmir.....
17:34, 2019-08-27

UK "Concerned" By Reports Hong Kong Consulate Employee Detained In China Britain's Foreign Office said Tuesday it was "extremely concerned" by reports that a Hong Kong consulate employee had been detained by mainland Chinese authorities on his way back to the city....
13:51, 2019-08-20

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....
03:34, 2019-07-13

Gibraltar police release all crew members of detained Iranian tanker Gibraltar police said on Friday that all four crew members of the Iranian Grace 1 tanker have been released on bail without charge after it was detained last week on suspicion of breaking European san...
02:34, 2019-07-13

A Worker from the British Consulate in Hong Kong Has Been Detained in China, Reports Say Mainland Chinese authorities have confirmed that they are holding a 28-year-old Hong Kong citizen who works at the British consulate in Hong Kong, according to media reports. Simon Cheng, a trade and ...
12:51, 2019-08-21

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 rece...
03:34, 2019-06-08

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....
13:51, 2019-06-18

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....
10:34, 2019-08-30

Raj Thackeray Supporters Detained Ahead Of Probe Agency Appearance Today Mumbai Police have increased security around Enforcement Directorate's offices ahead of MNS leaderRaj Thackeray's appearance today.The Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief has been summonedin connection.....
08:17, 2019-08-22

9 Arizona State students from China detained at LA airport, denied admission to U.S. The students were "denied admission to the U.S. to continue their studies" and were sent back to China, ASU said.        ...
12:34, 2019-08-31

Opposition Parties Plan Protest Demanding Release Of Detained Leaders Several Opposition parties led by the DMK will hold a protest here on Thursday to demand the immediate release of those detained in Jammu and Kashmir after the state''s special status was scrapped....
20:17, 2019-08-19

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 Presi...
01:51, 2019-07-03

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

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 ...
18:34, 2019-07-06

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.        ...
05:51, 2019-08-20

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....
22:51, 2019-08-21

David Ortiz shooting: Five detained, gun recovered, but motive remains unknown The suspected gunman and the accomplices were paid less than $8,000 by unnamed criminals to carry out the coordinated attack, authorities in the Dominican Republic said Wednesday....
03:17, 2019-06-13

Russian anti-corruption journalist detained over alleged drug offences The Moscow media outlet investigative reporter Ivan Golunov worked for believe he has been framed. Golunov was known for his investigations into graft in Moscow and had allegedly received death threat...
18:17, 2019-06-07

British govt worker 'detained in China' after telling girlfriend to 'pray for me' The Foreign Office has said it is "extremely concerned" following reports a British consulate official was detained in China after telling his girlfriend to "pray for me"....
10:51, 2019-08-20

British govt worker 'detained in China' after telling girlfriend 'pray for me' The Foreign Office has said it is extremely concerned by reports a British consulate official was detained in China after telling his girlfriend "pray for me"....
18:17, 2019-08-20

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 deten...
10:01, 2019-07-19

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 t...
15:17, 2019-07-24

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 mis...
20:34, 2019-05-24

Nigeria to allow detained Shi'ite Muslim leader to seek medical treatment abroad A Nigerian judge ruled on Monday that the detained leader of a banned Nigerian Shi'ite Muslim group could seek medical treatment abroad, after a series of protests calling for his release turned viole...
22:51, 2019-08-05

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 ...
06:34, 2019-08-08

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 relea...
21:51, 2019-05-25

Hundreds detained in shoving match with Moscow police over election protest Hundreds of protesters, including prominent activists, were detained Saturday near the the Moscow mayor's office.        ...
18:34, 2019-07-31

Intruder detained after jumping on wing of Nigeria plane prior to takeoff A man climbed onto the wing of an airplane preparing to take off from Nigeria's largest city Friday, sparking panic among passengers inside the aircraft, authorities said....
03:00, 2019-07-20

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 Freel...
03:00, 2019-08-10

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 Ob...
04:00, 2019-08-14

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....
02:51, 2019-09-17

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 t...
03:51, 2019-09-18

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 dete...
01:00, 2019-07-08

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....
16:17, 2019-07-24

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...
17:34, 2019-07-08

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 travelin...
12:51, 2019-08-23

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.       ...
12:17, 2019-06-13

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....
01:34, 2019-07-22

Employee at Britain's Hong Kong mission detained in China over prostitution: report An employee at the British consulate in Hong Kong has been detained in China for involvement in prostitution, China's state-backed Global Times newspaper said on Thursday....
11:51, 2019-08-22

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.....
14:17, 2019-05-27

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.        ...
12:34, 2019-08-16

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 ...
15:17, 2019-08-21

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 Dep...
23:51, 2019-05-24

| Switzerland turns to courts after Nigeria drops anchor over detained oil-tanker it seized Switzerland has asked an international court to order Nigeria to release a Swiss-flagged oil tanker, its cargo and crew, that have been detained off Port Harcourt for the past 16 months....
15:17, 2019-06-03

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....
23:17, 2019-08-19

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....
01:17, 2019-08-22

American Airlines mechanic accused of sabotage denied bond, ordered detained A U.S. federal judge on Wednesday denied bond for a American Airlines mechanic charged with purposely damaging an aircraft in July and ordered he be detained, court papers showed....
22:51, 2019-09-18

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....
09:34, 2019-08-09

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. ...
00:17, 2019-07-24

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 b...
16:00, 2019-08-16

Taiwan warns citizens not to travel to Hong Kong and China after businessman detained Taiwan's ruling party has warned citizens against traveling to Hong Kong or mainland China, saying the situation is "severe," after a Taiwanese businessman was detained following a visit to the protes...
23:00, 2019-09-12

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....
22:34, 2019-09-11

Iran tanker seizure: Diplomat summoned after Jeremy Hunt warns Iran is on a '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" re...
17:51, 2019-07-20

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.        ...
23:17, 2019-07-22

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....
02:17, 2019-08-21

Judge places detained Russian journalist under house arrest, a small victory for his supporters 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....
23:34, 2019-06-08

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 priso...
20:51, 2019-08-23

Medical care for detained migrants violates doctors’ oath, says physician in JAMA commentary As the administration of President Donald Trump gears up to hold more migrants in detention facilities for longer periods of times, health care and medical professionals are raising concerns and propo...
01:17, 2019-09-04

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 repor...
17:51, 2019-08-22

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....
21:17, 2019-07-19

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

Italy court lifts house arrest on detained German captain: judicial source A Sicilian court on Tuesday lifted a house arrest order imposed on the captain of a charity rescue ship, who was detained after she brought dozens of African migrants to Italy in defiance of a naval b...
21:34, 2019-07-02

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 work...
23:17, 2019-07-04

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....
01:34, 2019-07-06

Dallas Cowboys' Ezekiel Elliott detained at Las Vegas music festival after altercation: report Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott was reportedly detained at a Las Vegas music festival Saturday after he allegedly shoved a security guard to the ground....
14:38, 2019-05-21

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. ...
16:17, 2019-08-21

'We feel helpless': Hong Kong family voice fears for detained UK consulate worker Rally to be held in Hong Kong after news of Simon Cheng’s detention on mainland ChinaThe family of a UK consulate worker detained in mainland China during a trip from Hong Kong nearly two weeks ago ha...
14:17, 2019-08-21

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 work...
22:01, 2019-07-04

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...
17:34, 2019-07-08

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 ...
15:17, 2019-05-21

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 capti...
20:51, 2019-08-23

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 prostitute...
09:17, 2019-08-23

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...
06:17, 2019-07-13

‘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 conf...
19:17, 2019-05-21

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....
17:51, 2019-06-21

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...
15:17, 2019-08-23

UN maritime tribunal rules that Russia must release seized Ukrainian naval ships, free 24 detained sailors BERLIN (AP) — UN maritime tribunal rules that Russia must release seized Ukrainian naval ships, free 24 detained sailors. The post UN maritime tribunal rules that Russia must release seized Ukrainian ...
16:00, 2019-05-25

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 "thr...
05:17, 2019-07-14

'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 off...
16:17, 2019-08-21

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 accus...
02:34, 2019-07-02

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 protectio...
02:17, 2019-05-22

Beto O'Rourke said voters must 'reclaim' America from Trump in a fiery speech at Florida facility where migrant children are being detained Rhona Wise/Getty Former Rep. Beto O'Rourke of Texas on Thursday excoriated President Donald Trump during a visit to a detention facility for migrant children in Florida. "It is only when the preside...
23:17, 2019-06-27

'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.        ...
04:17, 2019-07-24

Immigrants 'detained for years at Heathrow centre in human rights breach' Immigration detainees are being held for excessively long periods in breach of their human rights at a centre near Heathrow blighted by gang crime and drugs, an official report has said....
13:34, 2019-05-30

'Storm Area 51': About 100 people gathered at secret site’s gate to 'see them aliens,' 2 people detained, reports say As the day of “Storm Area 51” arrived, a motley group of about 100 “alien-chasers” converged on the back gate of the secret site early Friday, according to the Las Vegas Review-Journal.  At least two ...
23:51, 2019-09-20

About 75 people gather at Area 51 gate, 2 people detained HIKO, Nev. (AP) — About 75 people arrived early Friday at a gate at the once-secret Area 51 military base in Nevada — at the time appointed by an internet hoaxster to “storm” the facility to see space...
19:51, 2019-09-20

Simon Cheng missing: China says Foreign Office worker detained in country arrested over 'solicitation of prostitution' China has said it detained a Foreign Office worker employed in Hong Kong for "solicitation of prostitution", according to a state-backed paper in the nation....
13:51, 2019-08-22

North Korea releases Australian student detained for week: 'I'm OK' Australia's Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced to Parliament that Alek Sigley had been released following intervention from Swedish diplomats.        ...
14:51, 2019-07-04

Foreign Office 'extremely concerned' over Hong Kong consulate worker 'detained at China border' The Foreign Office has said it is "extremely concerned" over reports that a staff member, who has been been missing for 12 days, has been detained in China....
11:51, 2019-08-20

'Very disturbing': Man who 'idolized' mass shooters detained in California, sheriff says Sheriff Jon Lopey said the man's Snapchat message was "very disturbing" because it "referred to mass shootings in a favorable way."        ...
17:00, 2019-08-08

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 it...
14:17, 2019-08-20

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...
17:17, 2019-06-20

Q&A: A look at the standoff between the US and Iran Hostilities are heating up between the United States and Iran and while President Donald Trump says he’s not looking to go to war with Tehran, it’s unclear how the standoff can be resolved...
00:17, 2019-06-19

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 reas...
16:51, 2019-07-23

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 wa...
18:51, 2019-06-27

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....
04:00, 2019-06-22

Macron gets G7 nod to negotiate with Iran G7 leaders in Biarritz have mandated French President Emmanuel Macron to de-escalate tensions with Iran. The European Union is wary of rising hostilities between Washington and Tehran in the Persian G...
16:17, 2019-08-25

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 ...
15:34, 2019-07-12

The Latest: US envoy says war with Iran ‘not necessary’ PARIS (AP) — The Latest on talks between Europe and U.S. officials on Iran (all times local): 6:15 p.m. The U.S. envoy for Iran says the United States does not want conflict with Iran — but wants to b...
18:51, 2019-06-27

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 ...
14:51, 2019-06-17

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....
05:17, 2019-06-29

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 offic...
16:00, 2019-06-20

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....
15:17, 2019-06-07

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 fr...
15:51, 2019-06-12

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 t...
22:17, 2019-05-23

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, ar...
18:00, 2019-05-21

Iran oil minister: 'OPEC might die' OPEC and its allies are presenting a unified front in their quest to stabilize the oil market. But beneath the surface, opposition is rising within OPEC against the way that Russia and Saudi Arabia ar...
06:34, 2019-07-02

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....
03:17, 2019-05-24

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 o...
17:00, 2019-06-23

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 P...
07:17, 2019-06-28

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....
18:34, 2019-06-23

Iran says it will destroy any aggressor Iran will pursue any aggressor, even if it carries out a limited attack, and seek to destroy it, the head of the elite Revolutionary Guards said on Saturday, after attacks on Saudi oil sites which Riy...
19:17, 2019-09-22

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'....
19:17, 2019-05-21

Iraqi PM says he wants to end tensions between Iran and US BAGHDAD (AP) — 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. Abdul-...
15:34, 2019-05-21

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....
02:17, 2019-05-24

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....
00:00, 2019-05-29

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 aga...
18:17, 2019-06-22

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 ...
13:17, 2019-08-19

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....
20:17, 2019-09-18

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 th...
14:32, 2019-05-21

Trump says U.S. is 'very prepared' with regard to Iran President Donald Trump said on Tuesday the United States was very prepared with regard to Iran, as tensions ramped up after attacks on several oil tankers and Tehran's announcement it would step up ur...
00:34, 2019-06-19

US Americans believe war with Iran is coming: poll More then half of Americans believe that the US will go to war with Iran "within the next few years," according to a new Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll. Fewer than 40% approve President Donald Trump's han...
23:51, 2019-05-21

Iran Says It Has Warned US Against Seizing Oil Tanker Tehran said on Monday that it has warned Washington against making another attempt to seize an Iranian tanker that has departed Gibraltar despite a US bid to have it detained....
10:17, 2019-08-19

Trump Says Iran Is ‘Lying’ About CIA Spy Claim (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump on Monday said Iran is lying about having arrested 17 Iranian nationals recruited by the Central Intelligence Agency to spy on the country’s nuclear a...
22:00, 2019-07-22

US hits Iran with cyberattack: Reports The US reportedly launched a cyberattack on Iran in response to the downing of an unmanned drone. Cybersecurity firms have also reported a rise in Iranian attempts to hack US companies and government ...
11:17, 2019-06-23

How a drone's flight took the US and Iran to the brink of war The incident came close to sparking a war, with a planned retaliatory attack – but with Trump’s top advisers reportedly split, doubts seemed to set inThe incident that came close to sparking a new war...
22:51, 2019-06-21

Israel Presses the Case Against Iran, but Not for War Israel has quietly played an instrumental role in the escalating tensions in the Middle East. But analysts say it wants to pressure Iran, not start a war....
17:00, 2019-05-21

Iran says U.S. may have shot down its own drone by mistake Iran denied it lost a drone in the Strait of Hormuz after the United States said it had 'destroyed' an Iranian drone that was threatening a U.S. ship.        ...
13:51, 2019-07-19

Iran says it aided an oil tanker in distress After US intelligence raised fears that a foreign tanker was forced into Iranian waters over the weekend, Iran said it assisted a vessel suffering a technical glitch....
04:34, 2019-07-18

U.S. sanctions on Iran are biting: Bolton Iran is feeling the effects of existing U.S. sanctions as President Donald Trump prepares to impose more of them from Monday, his National Security Adviser John Bolton said on Sunday during a visit to...
13:17, 2019-06-23

U.S. Delays Petrochemical Sanctions on Iran The Trump administration has delayed new, tougher sanctions on Iran’s petrochemical sector as it seeks to balance pressure on Tehran against rising tensions....
15:34, 2019-05-31

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....
20:34, 2019-08-26

Futures Now: Oil rebounding after US-Iran sanctions "Futures Now" Brian Stutland, Equity Armor Investments, and Anthony Grisanti, GRZ Energy, discuss oil and their price targets with CNBC's Leslie Picker....
02:34, 2019-08-03

Oil rises on Iran's new nuclear threats Oil prices firmed on Monday on tensions over Iran's nuclear program but gains were capped by concerns about global economic growth and consequently oil demand....
17:51, 2019-07-08

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....
20:34, 2019-07-22

Trump: 'Iran better be careful President Donald Trump commented on Iran, the census, migrants, the British ambassador to the United States and the U.S. national team's win in the Women's World Cup on Sunday. (July 8) ...
16:51, 2019-07-08

Trump: Iran will never have a nuclear weapon US President Donald Trump has issued a warning to Iran after the country moved to increase uranium enrichment beyond the purity threshold reached in a landmark nuclear deal Washington pulled out of la...
17:34, 2019-07-08

Trump threatens war with Iran if it tries to get nukes ​President Trump shrugged off attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman as “minor” but said he would wage war if Iran tried to obtain a nuclear arsenal. “I would certainly go over n...
21:00, 2019-06-18

| Trump says 'many options' on Iran response US President Donald Trump says he has "many options" in addition to military strikes against Iran and that details of newly announced sanctions would come within 48 hours....
00:51, 2019-09-19

U.S. does not want war with Iran, continues diplomacy: Pompeo While it is "unmistakable" that Iran was responsible for the attacks on two tankers last week, the United States does not want to go to war with Tehran, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sun...
17:00, 2019-06-16

Can an enhanced INSTEX really work for Iran? The EU's plan to continue trading with Iran in defiance of US sanctions has, so far, come up short. Tehran wants oil included in the new barter system, INSTEX. Despite US threats, Brussels appears to ...
11:34, 2019-07-12

Pompeo: U.S. President Trump does not want war with Iran The United States will maintain its pressure campaign on Iran and continue to deter aggression in the region but does not want the conflict with Tehran to escalate, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said...
20:34, 2019-06-18

Donald Trump says US is not seeking war with Iran President tells UK officials he wants to engage in talks with Tehran to broaden nuclear dealDonald Trump has told British officials he is not seeking a military confrontation with Iran and is instead ...
03:00, 2019-06-06

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 toda...
03:17, 2019-06-22

U.S. top security adviser says threat from Iran is not over The threat from Iran is not over but quick action from the United States has helped deter it, White House National Security Adviser John Bolton said on Thursday....
18:00, 2019-05-30

Pelosi says Americans have ‘no appetite’ for war with Iran Congressional leaders said they were troubled by Iran’s decision to shoot down an American surveillance drone and worried it could lead to another war in the Middle East. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi sa...
06:17, 2019-06-21

Oil slips to around $63 as Iran concerns fade for now Oil slipped to around $63 a barrel on Tuesday as concerns faded for now that rising tensions in the Middle East would escalate and hit oil supplies, compounding the impact of a weaker demand outlook....
15:00, 2019-07-23

UK Says Iran's Seizure Of Oil Tanker Is "Tit-For-Tat Situation" London on Saturday urged Iran to de-escalate tensions in the Gulf by releasing a British-flagged ship it said had been illegally seized in Omani waters in an "utterly unacceptable" gambit....
04:51, 2019-07-21

Iran Says Freed Tanker Has Unloaded Oil A tanker released from Gibraltar despite U.S. objections that it was carrying crude to Syria has unloaded its oil, a top Iranian official said, after the ship dropped anchor near a Syrian port....
17:34, 2019-09-09

Concern grows over UAE oil tanker last seen off Iran US defence official says it ‘has suspicions’ vessel out of contact since Saturday has been seized by IranThe US “has suspicions” that a Gulf oil tanker out of contact since it stopped transmitting its...
20:00, 2019-07-16

Iran: We will enrich uranium to ‘any amount we want’ TEHRAN, Iran — Iran’s president warned European partners in its faltering nuclear deal on Wednesday that Tehran will increase its enrichment of uranium to “any amount that we want” b...
13:00, 2019-07-03

Iran 'almost certainly' sabotaged ships off UAE, Bolton says U.S. national security adviser Bolton said on Wednesday that ships sabotaged off the United Arab Emirates coast were attacked "almost certainly by Iran." ...
17:34, 2019-05-29

Tankers Off Iran Hit by Suspected Torpedoes Two tankers were damaged in attacks off the coast of Iran, including one operated by a Japanese company, on a day when Tehran rebuffed attempts by Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to ease a military ...
19:34, 2019-06-13

Oil falls as Iran tensions seen easing Oil prices turned lower on Tuesday, falling by about $1 a barrel as U.S. President Donald Trump said progress has been made with Iran, signaling tensions could ease in the Mideast....
20:17, 2019-07-16

US Will Sanction Those Who Purchase Iran's Oil: Official The United States will continue to impose sanctions on whoever purchases Iran's oil or conducts business with Iran's Revolutionary Guards and no oil waivers will be re-issued, a US official told......
20:00, 2019-09-08

Top Republican: Iran is 'miscalculating,' Trump 'knows what he has to do' Iranian officials are blundering as they try to counter President Trump’s maximum pressure campaign without triggering a retaliation, a congressional foreign policy leader says....
02:00, 2019-06-21

US Says Prepared To Talk To Iran "With No Preconditions" US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday his country was ready to talk with Tehran "with no preconditions", but there was no indication if lifting sanctions over Iran's nuclear programme was on.....
17:51, 2019-06-02

Israel Is Escalating Its Shadow War With Iran. Here’s What to Know The protracted shadow war between Israel and Iran has spilled beyond the borders of Syria following a series of attacks in Iraq and Lebanon blamed on Israel, and threats of Hezbollah retaliation that ...
23:00, 2019-08-29

U.S. and Iran set to clash at U.N. nuclear watchdog The United States will use an emergency meeting of the U.N. nuclear watchdog's board on Wednesday to raise pressure on Iran over breaches of its nuclear deal, but diplomats expect no concrete action a...
15:34, 2019-07-10

Oil prices strengthen more than 1% on Iran risk Oil prices rose more than 1% on Monday, as investors worried about possible supply disruptions in the energy-rich Middle East after Iran's seizure of a British tanker last week....
23:17, 2019-07-22

U.S. will sanction whoever purchases Iran's oil: official The United States will continue to impose sanctions on whoever purchases Iran's oil or conducts business with Iran's Revolutionary Guards and no oil waivers will be re-issued, a U.S. official said on ...
22:34, 2019-09-08

Iran violates nuclear deal — what comes next? Although Iran has increased its uranium stockpile, experts say Tehran is still a long way from a nuclear weapon. However, more uranium enrichment risks EU and UN sanctions, and renewed tension between...
20:34, 2019-07-03

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....
12:17, 2019-06-21

Why the U.S.-Iran Conflict Is Now Coming to a Head In 2015, Iran agreed to limit its nuclear program, bowing to harsh sanctions imposed by countries worried it was developing an atomic bomb. For the past year, it’s continued to abide by the restrictio...
08:51, 2019-05-22

Trump mulling Iran response: ‘I don't want war with anybody’ BACK FROM THE BRINK: President Trump took a step back from the “locked and loaded” rhetoric of his Sunday night tweet, telling reporters, “I don't want war with anybody,” and declining to name Iran as...
06:17, 2019-09-18

Iran to Breach Nuclear Deal Again Iran said it would abandon constraints on nuclear research set out in the 2015 nuclear deal, in another violation of the accord that raises the risk of its collapse as Europe pursues efforts to salvag...
12:51, 2019-09-06

Lebanon's Hezbollah says U.S.-Iran war in region unlikely Lebanon's Hezbollah said on Friday that a regional war between Washington and Tehran had become unlikely as the United States knows it would pay a heavy price....
03:51, 2019-06-01

Iran: US 'must lift sanctions' before we talk War with Iran would be the "mother of all wars," Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has said in a live TV address. The US must lift all sanctions if it wants to negotiate with Tehran, he warned....
10:34, 2019-08-06

'The conflict in the Middle East is Iran vs. everyone else' Timothy Snyder, a professor of history at Yale University, is a permanent fellow at the Institute for Human Sciences in Vienna. His most recent book is "The Road to Unfreedom: Russia, Europe, America"...
00:34, 2019-06-22

Iran says top waterways won't be as safe if its oil exports cut to zero If Iran's oil exports are cut to zero, international waterways will not have the same security as before, its president said on Wednesday, cautioning Washington against raising pressure on Tehran in a...
20:51, 2019-08-21

Trump says he’d set no pre-conditions for talks with Iran President Trump said he won’t place pre-conditions on talks with Iran to end the standoff between the two countries but remains adamant that the Islamic Republic cannot become a nuclear power. A...
16:00, 2019-06-23

The Latest: Iran official says some in US pushing for war ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local): 5:25 p.m...
16:01, 2019-05-29

Shanahan: US Iran stance for deterrence, not war Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan says the United States stance on Iran is for "deterrence, not for war.' His comments come after he and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo briefed Congres...
09:34, 2019-05-22

Iran says British oil tanker could be released soon The British-flagged oil tanker seized by Iran could be released after the imminent completion of legal proceedings against the tanker, Iranian state television reported on Sunday....
18:34, 2019-09-08