France arrests 11 people in Bastille Day truck attack in Nice

France arrests 11 people in Bastille Day truck attack in Nice

French police on Monday arrested 11 people suspected of helping to arm the Tunisian who killed 86 people by driving his truck into a crowd in Nice, sources close to the investigation said. Ten suspects, including one or more Albanians, were arrested in various parts of Nice and another was detained in the western city […]

Brazil arrests lawmaker who championed Rousseff’s impeachment

Brazil arrests lawmaker who championed Rousseff’s impeachment

Brazilian police on Wednesday arrested Eduardo Cunha who was one of the country’s most powerful lawmakers and the architect of former president Dilma Rousseff’s impeachment until he became engulfed in corruption charges. “We can confirm that (Cunha) was detained in Brasilia,” a police spokesman told AFP. G1 news site published a copy of the arrest […]

Israel arrests UN Gaza employee ‘for aiding Hamas’

Israel arrests UN Gaza employee ‘for aiding Hamas’

Israel said on Tuesday it had arrested and charged a United Nations employee for allegedly providing “material assistance” to the Islamist movement Hamas. Engineer Waheed Borsh, who has worked for the UN Development Programme (UNDP) since 2003, was arrested on July 16 and indicted in a civilian court in Israel on Tuesday, a government statement […]

Protests over shootings block roads in US cities, end in numerous arrests

Protests over shootings block roads in US cities, end in numerous arrests

Protests against the shootings of two black men by police officers shut down main arteries in a number of U.S. cities on Saturday, leading to numerous arrests, scuffles and confrontations between police and demonstrators. Undeterred by heightened concerns about safety at protests after a lone gunman killed five police officers in Dallas Thursday night, organizers […]

Protests over shootings block roads in US cities, end in numerous arrests

Protests over shootings block roads in US cities, end in numerous arrests

Protests against the shootings of two black men by police officers shut down main arteries in a number of U.S. cities on Saturday, leading to numerous arrests, scuffles and confrontations between police and demonstrators. Undeterred by heightened concerns about safety at protests after a lone gunman killed five police officers in Dallas Thursday night, organizers […]

Russia summons French ambassador over football fan arrests

Russia summons French ambassador over football fan arrests

Russia on Wednesday summoned France’s ambassador to protest over the arrest of Russian supporters at the Euro 2016 football tournament which has been tarnished by hooligan unrest. Amid a growing crackdown on violence at the matches, French authorities announced late Wednesday that six more Russians had been taken into custody, while three other Russians and […]