Dec 20, 2014

China arrests U.S. aid worker in North Korean border town

A Korean-American aid worker working in a Chinese city near North Korea has been arrested on charges of embezzlement and possession of fake invoices, his lawyer said Friday, in a sign that authorities are increasingly sensitive about activities by foreigners in the border region. ...

Dec 16, 2014

'Disguised' Saudi woman arrested while attending soccer game

A Saudi woman arrested while attending a soccer game in the kingdom claims she did not know women were prohibited from going to the male-only stadiums, the state-linked Okaz newspaper reported on Monday. Saudi Arabia enforces a strict segregation of the sexes and has ...

Police search for bomb on plane in Stockholm

Dec 10, 2014

Police search for bomb on plane in Stockholm

Police were searching for a possible bomb on a plane at Stockholm’s main airport Tuesday after a threat that led to the evacuation of part of the international terminal. German budget airline Greenwings said the alert had been triggered when a man who appeared ...

Dec 10, 2014

Lebanon formally arrests detained wife of Islamic State chief

Lebanese judicial officials said Tuesday that authorities have issued a formal arrest warrant for a wife of the Islamic State group leader and referred the detained woman to military prosecutors. The officials said Saja al-Dulaimi is being held at the Defense Ministry on suspicion ...

Dec 9, 2014

Chinese man arrested for illegal access to NTT server

Tokyo police have arrested a Chinese man on suspicion of illegally accessing a server operated by NTT Communications Corp.’s Internet service provider OCN, it was learned Tuesday. The 32-year-old company employee, Geng Qiang, who lives in Tokyo, has admitted to the charge, informed sources ...

Dec 8, 2014

Italy arrests fugitive sought for French murder in Venezuela

Italian police have arrested a fugitive wanted in the 2012 killing of a Frenchman in Venezuela, whose dismembered body was thrown out to sea in a suitcase, media reports said Sunday. The Italian man, sought by Interpol for the grisly murder, was discovered at ...

Dec 3, 2014

Fukui man admits burying his mother, sister in his yard

Police on Wednesday arrested a 53-year-old man from Tsuruga, Fukui Prefecture, who is initially suspected of burying the bodies of his mother and sister in the yard of his home. Teruhiko Ikemi, a guitar craftsman, has owned up to the allegations, the police said. ...

Nov 21, 2014

Egypt arrests senior Muslim Brotherhood member

Egypt on Thursday arrested a senior Muslim Brotherhood leader who was a key negotiator between the government and the now blacklisted group, security officials said. Mohamed Ali Bishr was one of the last top Brotherhood members to have escaped a crackdown by the authorities ...