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Jordan Arrests High-Profile Figures, and Ex-Crown Prince Cries Foul

Jordan Arrests High-Profile Figures, and Ex-Crown Prince Cries Foul

Jordan Arrests High-Profile Figures, and Ex-Crown Prince Cries Foul Jordan Arrests High-Profile Figures, and Ex-Crown Prince Cries Foul Jordan has been hard hit by the coronavirus pandemic: more than 600,000 confirmed cases over all, more than 7,000 deaths in a population of about 11 million, and new daily cases averaging about 6,500 over the past week. Though its government largely …

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Arrests Shake Up a Soccer Scene in Serbia Ruled by Gangsters and ‘Gravediggers’

Arrests Shake Up a Soccer Scene in Serbia Ruled by Gangsters and ‘Gravediggers’

Arrests Shake Up a Soccer Scene in Serbia Ruled by Gangsters and ‘Gravediggers’ Arrests Shake Up a Soccer Scene in Serbia Ruled by Gangsters and ‘Gravediggers’ BELGRADE — Shortly after arresting a man suspected of leading a criminal gang last month in connection with a series of killings involving beheadings and torture, Serbian police officers raided what they believe was …

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Police in Malta Say Arrests Are Complete in Journalist’s 2017 Murder

Police in Malta Say Arrests Are Complete in Journalist’s 2017 Murder

Police in Malta Say Arrests Are Complete in Journalist’s 2017 Murder Police in Malta Say Arrests Are Complete in Journalist’s 2017 Murder More than three years after a car bomb killed Malta’s best-known journalist and sent shock waves across Europe, the head of the Mediterranean island nation’s police force has declared that all those it believes to have been involved …

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China Arrests Cheng Lei, Australian Host for Chinese State TV

China Arrests Cheng Lei, Australian Host for Chinese State TV

China Arrests Cheng Lei, Australian Host for Chinese State TV China Arrests Cheng Lei, Australian Host for Chinese State TV Chinese investigators have formally arrested an Australian journalist who worked for China’s state television on suspicion of sharing national secrets, the Australian foreign minister said on Monday, a move likely to increase tensions between the two countries. The journalist, Cheng …

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Mexico Arrests Police Officers Over Massacre

Mexico Arrests Police Officers Over Massacre

Mexico Arrests Police Officers Over Massacre Mexico Arrests Police Officers Over Massacre Mexican officials said that so far, only four of the charred bodies had been identified: two Mexicans with a history of people smuggling, and two migrants from Guatemala. Authorities also said the burned-out truck may have been part of a convoy of vehicles carrying migrants from Guatemala and …

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China Exerts a Heavier Hand in Hong Kong With Mass Arrests

China Exerts a Heavier Hand in Hong Kong With Mass Arrests

China Exerts a Heavier Hand in Hong Kong With Mass Arrests China Exerts a Heavier Hand in Hong Kong With Mass Arrests Legislators are “granted the right to disapprove budgets introduced by the government,” Civil Human Rights Front, a pro-democracy group, said. “Through the primary election, the candidates only exercised their rights to debate their political stance, and the electors …

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New Arrests in Killing of White South African Farmer

New Arrests in Killing of White South African Farmer

New Arrests in Killing of White South African Farmer New Arrests in Killing of White South African Farmer The murder attracted global attention: A white South African farmer was shot dead in his home last year, not long after seeing his vineyards invaded by shack dwellers. The farmer, Stefan Smit, reported receiving death threats after seeking to evict the squatters, …

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Iran Claims Arrests in Killing of Top Nuclear Scientist

Iran Claims Arrests in Killing of Top Nuclear Scientist

Iran Claims Arrests in Killing of Top Nuclear Scientist Iran Claims Arrests in Killing of Top Nuclear Scientist The Iranian authorities have detained a number of people accused of involvement in the assassination of the country’s top nuclear scientist last month near Tehran, a parliamentary adviser told an Iranian state-run broadcaster on Wednesday. The adviser, Hossein Amir Abdollahian, did not …

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Egypt Arrests Human Rights Leader, Continuing Crackdown on Dissent

Egypt Arrests Human Rights Leader, Continuing Crackdown on Dissent

Egypt Arrests Human Rights Leader, Continuing Crackdown on Dissent Egypt Arrests Human Rights Leader, Continuing Crackdown on Dissent CAIRO — The executive director of one of Egypt’s leading human rights organizations was arrested Thursday night, the group said, joining two staff members detained earlier this week and thousands of opposition figures, protesters and activists already in prison. The rights group, …

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Hong Kong Arrests Nine Over Protesters’ Escape by Speedboat

Hong Kong Arrests Nine Over Protesters’ Escape by Speedboat

Hong Kong Arrests Nine Over Protesters’ Escape by Speedboat Hong Kong Arrests Nine Over Protesters’ Escape by Speedboat HONG KONG — The Hong Kong police said on Saturday that they had arrested nine people accused of helping a group of protesters, who were later intercepted by the mainland Chinese authorities, flee the city in August by speedboat. The arrests seemed …

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