Russian police detained Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny at passport control after he flew home to Russia on Sunday, his lawyer, the prison service and Reuters witnesses said.
Later, they handed over the housemaid to Kot Lakhpat police on Saturday evening.
WASHINGTON: The U.S. government said in a court filing on Friday that it has the right to detain children and parents caught crossing the U.S. border illegally for the duration of their immigration proceedings. A 1997 court settlement known as the Flores agreement has generally been interpreted to require the Department of Homeland Security to release illegal immigrant children from custody after 20 days. But Justice Department lawyers said in the filing in U.S. District Court in California on Friday that they now have…
SRINAGAR: Indian forces have arrested Kashmiri cricket players after their video surfaced on the social media showing them wearing Pakistan’s team jersey with the Muslim country’s national anthem playing in the background. The clip of the players went viral on the social media soon after it was shared by a user on the internet. The Indian media quoted Central Kashmir deputy inspector general of police, Ghulam Hassan Bhat, as confirming that the cricketers were detained for questioning. “The boys are in the police…
DUBAI: Authorities in Dubai have detained Iraqi lawmaker Mohamed al-Tai after a complaint was issued against him over a cheque, the public prosecutor announced late Saturday. The MP was detained and questioned on Wednesday in the presence of his lawyer before he was detained pending completion of the investigation, prosecutor Isam Isa al-Humaidan said in a statement on the official WAM news agency. The brief statement said Tai was suspected of issuing a cheque of about seven million dirhams (nearly $2 million) with…
ANKARA: Turkish police raided media outlets close to a U.S.-based Muslim cleric on Sunday and detained 24 people including top executives and ex-police chiefs in operations against what President Tayyip Erdogan calls a terrorist network conspiring to topple him.
LAHORE: The government has decided to bring five leaders agitating against the government under ‘protective custody’ ahead of their scheduled long march on August 14, ARY News reported Monday.
JOHANNESBURG: A South African court on Monday remanded convicted British drug trafficker and fraudster Martin Evans, a phoney ostrich farmer who was on the run for three years before his arrest in Johannesburg at the weekend.