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Australian travel-blogging couple held in Iran released

A third Australian citizen remains in detention.

British tanker arrives in Dubai after 10-week detention in Iran

All crew members are safe and are in high spirit following release from Iran’s detention.

Filmmaker named hate speech suspect for Papua tweet

Dandhy Laksono’s lawyer believes his detention is against press freedom.

Police detain Russian opposition activist after Moscow protest

A few thousand Russians defied a protest ban and took to the streets of Moscow over the weekend to demand free elections to the capital's city legislature.

Iran tanker released by Gibraltar headed to Lebanon, says Turkey

The tanker is suspected of transporting crude oil to Syria in violation of European sanctions against the country. 

Aussie accused of spying in China pleads to return home

Yang Jun, an Australian academic, has been detained in China since January without access to his lawyer or family.

Chinese authorities release British consulate employee

Chinese authorities have reportedly released detainee Simon Cheng amid accusations of outside interference in the ongoing Hong Kong protests.

Family of missing UK consulate worker rejects ‘made-up’ report

Police in Shenzhen say Simon Cheng has been detained for 'soliciting prostitutes'.

Huawei CFO allegedly said company has office in Iran

Court documents show Meng Wanzhou admitted to a Canadian border agent that Huawei has an office in Iran.

Britain ‘concerned’ by reports HK consulate employee detained in China

The Hong Kong consulate refuses to confirm or deny on whether the man was detained by Chinese authorities.

North Korean boat crosses into South Korean waters

Boats with possible defectors from the North continue to enter the waters of the South. 

Indian businessman Pramod Mittal detained in Bosnia

Pramod Mittal heads the supervisory board at metallurgical coke producer Global Ispat Koksna Industrija Lukavac, which is one of Bosnia's biggest exporters.

Former anti-aircraft gunner nabbed over MH17 downing

Volodymyr Tsemakh was detained on June 27 during an operation by Ukrainian security forces.

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.