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Sri Lanka crisis: Police under pressure to arrest Rajapaksa loyalists involved in attacks on protesters
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Sri Lanka crisis: Police under pressure to arrest Rajapaksa loyalists involved in attacks on protesters

Police have arrested some 230 people on charges including violation of curfew, attacking the public and causing damages to public and private properties since 9 May

Birbhum killings: Four arrested from Mumbai brought to Kolkata by CBI
India

Birbhum killings: Four arrested from Mumbai brought to Kolkata by CBI

These were the first arrests made by the central agency after taking over the probe

Arrest of Floridian Christian Emmanuel Sanon in Haiti president's killing deepens mystery over assassination
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Arrest of Floridian Christian Emmanuel Sanon in Haiti president's killing deepens mystery over assassination

The 62-year-old pastor, unknown in Haitian political circles, suggest he was duped by those responsible for the death of Jovenel Moïse

Mexico declares end of war on drugs; govt won't use army to capture cartel kingpins, says President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador
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Mexico declares end of war on drugs; govt won't use army to capture cartel kingpins, says President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador

President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador declared Mexico's war on drugs over, saying his govt would not prioritise using the army to capture cartel kingpins

Ahead of Telangana polls, unaccounted cash worth Rs 10 crore seized at toll plaza; 2 held
India

Ahead of Telangana polls, unaccounted cash worth Rs 10 crore seized at toll plaza; 2 held

Unaccounted cash to the tune of Rs 10 crore was seized and two persons arrested in this connection in Telangana's Adilabad district, police said Saturday. The incident occurred Friday evening at Pipparawada toll plaza bordering Maharashtra

Gutkha scam: CBI searches Chennai residences of top GST official and Central Excise personnel
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Gutkha scam: CBI searches Chennai residences of top GST official and Central Excise personnel

Searches were also conducted at the residence of S Sridhar, former additional commissioner, System and Central Excise Intelligence, DGCEI, in Chennai. The premises of Valavaen, an Indian Revenue Service officer, in Chennai were searched in connection with the Gutkha scam, the officials said.

18 Indian fishermen to face Pakistan judicial magistrate after being held for fishing in country's territorial waters
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18 Indian fishermen to face Pakistan judicial magistrate after being held for fishing in country's territorial waters

The 18 fishermen will now join hundreds of others lodged in jails in Karachi before they are released either on completion of sentences or through any goodwill gesture announced by the Pakistan government.

CBI arrests four in connection with gutkha scam, including govt officials and MDM gutkha manufacturers
India

CBI arrests four in connection with gutkha scam, including govt officials and MDM gutkha manufacturers

The gutkha scam arrests come a day after the CBI searched over 40 locations in Tamil Nadu, including the premises of Tamil Nadu health minister C Vijayabasker and DGP TK Rajendran, prompting calls for their resignation.

Reuters journalists jailed for seven years for violating Myanmar Official Secrets Act; activists condemn sentencing
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Reuters journalists jailed for seven years for violating Myanmar Official Secrets Act; activists condemn sentencing

The arrest of Myanmar Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo has sparked an outcry among the international community as an attempt to muzzle reporting on last year's crackdown by Myanmar's security forces on the Rohingya Muslim minority in Rakhine state.

Kerala Police arrest two more in Kannur for having links to Islamic State
India

Kerala Police arrest two more in Kannur for having links to Islamic State

Two more persons suspected of having links to the terror group Islamic State were arrested, police said.

Kerala police arrests three men with suspected Islamic State links in Kannur
India

Kerala police arrests three men with suspected Islamic State links in Kannur

Three men with suspected links with the Islamic State terrorist group were arrested in the district on Wednesday, police said.

Attack on Sushil Modi's car: Six suspected RJD supporters held; Tejashwi Yadav denies party involvement
India

Attack on Sushil Modi's car: Six suspected RJD supporters held; Tejashwi Yadav denies party involvement

Six suspected RJD supporters were arrested in connection with the attack on Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi's car in Vaishali district on Tuesday night.

Three Tamil Nadu fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan Navy for intruding into territorial waters
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Three Tamil Nadu fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan Navy for intruding into territorial waters

Rameswaram: Three fishermen from Tamil Nadu were arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy for allegedly fishing off Neduntheevu near the Lankan coast, the sixth such incident this month.

Sri Lankan Navy arrests eight Tamil Nadu fishermen for intruding into territorial waters, confiscates 2 boats
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Sri Lankan Navy arrests eight Tamil Nadu fishermen for intruding into territorial waters, confiscates 2 boats

Eight fishermen were arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy on charges of fishing in the island nation's territorial waters.

Sri Lanka arrests 21 Indian fishermen; K Palaniswami calls for Centre's intervention
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Sri Lanka arrests 21 Indian fishermen; K Palaniswami calls for Centre's intervention

As many as 21 fishermen from Tamil Nadu and neighbouring Puducherry were arrested by Sri Lankan Navy for allegedly fishing in their territorial waters on Thursday.

Jammu and Kashmir: 5 suspected militants and policeman arrested
India

Jammu and Kashmir: 5 suspected militants and policeman arrested

Six suspected militants, including a policeman were arrested during two separate operations by security forces in the city and Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday.

Forty arrested over Euro 2016 violence at Eiffel Tower in Paris
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Forty arrested over Euro 2016 violence at Eiffel Tower in Paris

Around 40 people were arrested in Paris Sunday after police used tear gas and water cannon against football fans hurling glass bottles at officers at the Eiffel Tower during the Euro 2016 final.

Euro 2016: More than 1,000 football-related arrests since the start of the tournament
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Euro 2016: More than 1,000 football-related arrests since the start of the tournament

French police have made more than 1,000 football-related arrests since the start of Euro 2016 and 34 people have been ordered expelled, the interior minister said in an interview published Monday.

I was illegally confined, tortured and assaulted: FTII Director Prashant Pathrabe justifies arrests
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I was illegally confined, tortured and assaulted: FTII Director Prashant Pathrabe justifies arrests

FTII Director Prashant Pathrabe addressed reporters and said that he had been illegally confined and tortured through interrogation techniques by students.

Jammu bandh seeking Aiims enters fifth day, 50 arrests so far
India

Jammu bandh seeking Aiims enters fifth day, 50 arrests so far

People held protests by burning of tyres and effigies at several places and various roads in Janipur, Tawi brige, Gangyal, Jewel, Purani Mandi of the city.