Mali arrests two over attack on hotel in Bamako

Nov 27, 2015

Mali arrests two over attack on hotel in Bamako

Malian special forces have arrested two men over last week’s attack on a luxury hotel in the capital, according to a statement distributed Friday, as the government provided a breakdown by nationality of the 20 people killed in the attack. The statement identified the ...

Japanese man arrested for drug, gun possession in Thailand

Oct 24, 2015

Japanese man arrested for drug, gun possession in Thailand

A Japanese man has been arrested in Thailand for possessing more than 2 kilograms of an illegal stimulant drug and an unauthorized automatic gun, while three others were apprehended for trying to bribe the police into releasing him, Thai police said Saturday. Yutaka Itakura, ...

Feb 11, 2015

Austrian police arrest four 'Pink Panther' jewel thieves

Austrian police announced Tuesday they had arrested two Israelis, as well as a Serbian and a Belgian suspected of belonging to the notorious international “Pink Panther” group of jewel thieves. The four men, aged between 35 and 40, were arrested Feb. 3 in a ...

Feb 4, 2015

Canada police make Islamic State terror cell arrest

Canadian police made another arrest and are announcing charges against three men related to an Islamic State recruiting terror cell in Ottawa, a senior police official said Tuesday. The official said the case is linked to the arrest of three men in Ottawa last ...

Jan 15, 2015

Algeria announces arrest of 12 suspected terror cell members

Twelve suspected members of a “terrorist cell” planning attacks in Algeria have been arrested in the south of the country, the defense ministry announced Wednesday. It said the arrests were carried out during the past two weeks in army operations in Ghardaia, Laghouat and ...

Jan 6, 2015

Two men charged in U.S. in attempted Gambia coup

Two men have been charged in the United States with conspiring to help overthrow the government in the small West African nation of Gambia, federal prosecutors said Monday. Both men were in custody and were expected to make court appearances Monday, one in Baltimore ...