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American man arrested after woman head found in suitcase

American tourist arrested

TOKYO: An American tourist is in custody as part of a police investigation into the disappearance of a Japanese woman. Authorities found what is believed to be her severed head in a suitcase. Yevgeniy Vasilievich Bayraktar was arrested in Japan’s Nara prefecture after the suitcase was found in an apartment ...

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Maldives’ chief justice arrested as state of emergency declared

Maldives chief justice arrested

MALE: The Maldives’ top judge was arrested Tuesday as security forces stormed the Supreme Court at dawn, after President Abdulla Yameen declared a state of emergency in the honeymoon islands. The detention of Chief Justice Abdulla Saeed and another Supreme Court judge dramatically raised the stakes after Yameen refused to ...

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Canadian national arrested at Pakistan’s Islamabad airport over drug smuggling

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ISLAMABAD: Authorities at Pakistan’s Islamabad International Airport arrested a Canadian national for attempting to smuggle drugs outside the country on Monday. Officials of Pakistan’s Customs said the suspected Canadian smuggler, identified as Brain, was transporting heroin and ice outside the country. Customs officials said the ice was carefully concealed inside ...

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Ex-CIA Officer Arrested On Suspicion Of Exposing U.S. Spy Network In China

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NEW YORK: A former Central Intelligence Agency officer is under arrest on charges of illegally retaining highly classified information relating to the U.S. spy network in China – including notebooks containing lists of informants and details of their operations, the Justice Department announced Tuesday. Jerry Chun Shing Lee, 53, a ...

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British passenger arrested for wearing too many clothes

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REYKJAVIK: A British man has been arrested at Keflavik airport in Iceland for wearing too many clothes. Ryan Hawaii reportedly wanted to avoid the excess luggage fee and therefore wore eight pairs of trousers and ten shirts. He claimed he was denied a boarding pass at the British Airways desk ...

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Former Taliban hostage arrested for 15 charges including assault

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MONTREAL: A Canadian man who was held captive by a faction of the Afghan Taliban for five years has been arrested on 15 charges including sexual assault , illegal confinement and issuing death threats, according to reports. Joshua Boyle was freed last October along with his American wife Caitlan Coleman and their ...

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Freedom of Arrested Saudi Billionaire Prince Talals Priced At $6 Billion

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After weeks of deafening silence surrounding the fate of Saudi Arabia’s richest man, Prince al-Waleed Bin Talal, arrested last month in an anti-corruption purge, it has emerged authorities in the Gulf monarchy are seeking at least $6 billion for his release. The 62-year-old head of the Kingdom Holding Co. was rounded up ...

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Malaysian citizen handed over to ISI for questioning

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KARACHI: A Malaysian citizen arrested from Karachi airport has been handed over to Inter-Service Intelligence (ISI) for questioning, airport security force officials told. Speaking at a news conference here at the ASF headquarters, Col. Navaid Direction Operations ASF, Col. Muhammad Atif Director Intelligence ASF and spokesman and Major Muhammad Aslam ...

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Ex-US Marine’s planned terror attack for Christmas Day foiled

Ex-US Marine planned terror attack for Christmas Day foiled

SAN FRANSCISCO: Federal agents arrested a former US Marine on Friday for allegedly plotting a Christmas attack in San Francisco inspired by the Islamic State jihadist group, according to court documents. Tow truck driver Everitt Aaron Jameson, 26, was planning to target the city’s busy Pier 39 tourist spot, according ...

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