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Venezuela police free journalist after overnight detention

Venezuelan journalist Luis Carlos Diaz had been accused of taking part in a plot to cause a nationwide blackout on Nicholas Maduro's attempt to silence and intimidate the media.

47 detained in Cambodia might not be trafficking victims, say cops

The police say some of them are not 'first-timers' and have done the same job before.

Sudan editor detained after comment on emergency, says family

He says security agents detained his brother soon after his comments on Bashir's latest measures to quell weeks of protests against his three-decade-old rule.

More than 100 separatists detained in Kashmir raids in pre-election crackdown

A senior police official says arrival of more troops and arrests of leaders and activists of separatist groups is part of an election exercise undertaken to ensure fair elections.

Saudi sisters stopped in Hong Kong while fleeing kingdom

The sisters fled to Hong Kong in September from a family holiday in Sri Lanka and were planning to fly on to Australia.

All 47 Malaysians held in Cambodia to return home tomorrow

They had been detained since Dec 11 last year on suspicion of being involved in online gambling.

Check on your children’s jobs, parents told after detention of Malaysians...

Youngsters are easily lured by promises of high salaries, says a government official.

Sabah to seek release of group held in Cambodia

Chief Minister Shafie Apdal says the state government is liaising with Wisma Putra for details of those detained since Dec 11.

Trudeau says China ignored ‘diplomatic immunity’ in detaining Canadian

Trudeau says it is unfortunate that China has arbitrarily and unfairly detained two Canadian citizens, and indeed in one of the cases is not respecting diplomatic immunity.

Japanese prosecutors want Ghosn to sign confession, says son

Anthony Ghosn told the JDD that his father’s lawyer has still not seen the prosecutor’s full case file.

Moscow says FBI arrested Russian a day after it detained ex-US...

The ministry says the United States detained Russian citizen Dmitry Makarenko on Dec. 29 on the Northern Mariana Islands.

Canada, US call for ‘immediate release’ of two Canadians held by...

This follows Canada's arrest of Huawei chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou.

8 Malaysians nabbed in Australian raids on worker exploitation ring

Australian Border Force officers carried out raids in an Adelaide suburb and a town in New South Wales.

Nearly 300 detained as Paris braces for ‘yellow vest’ protests

At least 34 people have been arrested for carrying masks, hammers, slingshots and rocks that could be used to attack police.

Refugee Bahraini footballer held at Bangkok airport

The footballer was detained at the Suvarnabhumi airport during a personal trip.

Four Jaguars players detained after London incident

The Jacksonville Jaguars players involved were Barry Church, Ronnie Harrison, D. J. Hayden, and Jarrod Wilson.

Foreign journalists freed from Venezuela detention

Venezuela has attracted a great number of foreign journalists looking to report on its economic and political crises during four years of recession though many have been deported.

Buddhist monk held over sexual abuse at Indian meditation school

Bhante Shanghpriya Sujoy was detained after boys complained that they had been beaten, abused and forced to dance naked.

Myanmar verdict in Reuters reporters’ case Aug 27

The Yangon court has been holding hearings since January to decide whether two Reuters reporters are guilty of breaching the colonial-era Official Secrets Act.

Vietnam tries American detained during nationwide protests

Vietnam's constitution allows freedom of assembly, but protests are often broken up by police.

Malaysian kicked out of Australia over ‘extreme depravity’ clips

Australian authorities say the videos found on the man's phone contravened the country's regulations.

Pompeo raises issue of detained American in Vietnam

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo raised the issue of a detained American man of Vietnamese descent during meetings with senior Vietnamese officials in Hanoi.

Fate of jailed American hangs over Pompeo’s visit to Vietnam

North Korea’s nuclear weapons, China’s military muscle-flexing in the region and closer US-Vietnam relations were expected to be the main discussions between Pompeo and Vietnamese leaders.

Turkey orders 271 soldiers detained in Gulen probe

Turkey ordered the detention of 271 soldiers in an operation targeting alleged supporters of the U.S.-based Islamic cleric.