Prosecutors had 48 hours after his arrest to either press formal charges, release him or request this 10-day custody extension to continue the probe.
The government has not offered any public explanation for his arrest or the conditions of his release.
A UN rights panel received credible reports that up to one million ethnic Uighurs may be held in extra-legal detention in Xinjiang.
The former IGP says the information was passed to him during his stint with the National Operations Council in 1969.
People-smugglers are an evil scourge taking money from men, women and children - they don't care whether they make Australian land or go to the bottom of the ocean.
The government made the request to allow it to keep underage migrants in detention alongside parents, after a public outcry over its policy of separating children from parents who entered the US illegally.
Cedella Roman, 19, ran across the border just south of the town of White Rock in Canada's British Columbia, into the US state of Washington on the evening of May 21, she told the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC).
The UN expressed its concern over the arrests, interrogations, and detentions of activists, bloggers, and journalists in Egypt.
A Swiss woman is pressing criminal charges against Ramadan, alleging he raped her and held her against her will for several hours in a Geneva hotel room a decade ago.
The suspect has been indicted for crimes allegedly committed as de-facto chief of Islamic police in Timbuktu in 2012 and 2013 including destroying cultural monuments and enforcing policies that led to sexual enslavement of women and girls.
Human Rights Watch says the use of big data and predictive policing violates privacy rights and enables officials to arbitrarily detain people.
Authorities want to determine if there were any 'procedural or ethical violation' in the detention of the 12 trans-women.
Richard Lau did nothing wrong but was arrested after he was accused without evidence of stealing wages, says his sister.
Maria Chin Abdullah says the return of the items was due to orders from the AGC, which proves that her detention under Sosma was baseless.
He allays fears of Taiping MP and says 'dangerous' criminals will be locked up in prisons and not at centre.
The incident is alleged to have happened at same detention room where two RMN personnel were said to have been tortured to death.
Minister gives assurance that those found guilty will face the full force of the law.
RMN chief Kamarulzaman Badaruddin says the navy followed the Standard Operating Procedure where every member taken to the detention unit undergoes a health examination.
Perak Crime Investigation chief Gan Tian Kee says the post-mortem reports reveal that the two RMN personnel had been tortured and their deaths have now been classified as murder.
The Malaysian Academic Movement says such a policy will allow authoritarian control to restrict intellectual discourse.
The Padang Serai MP says public bodies in a democratic country must never threaten legal action for criticisms in relation to their actions as it is the right of citizens to do so.
Officials try to force asylum seekers at Australian-run camp to move to nearby transit centre.
Three-man Federal Court bench dismisses government's application to get leave to appeal 'azan' case against Teresa Kok as the legal questions posed have already been decided.
Department says the women had committed a criminal act during the bail period for another offence.