The Iraqi Commission of Integrity has summoned or issued arrest warrants against more than 250 former and acting officials on suspicion of corruption, as part of the government's reforms after a wave of protests over unemployment, corruption and lack of public services hit the country.
Hong Kong police and protesters clashed on Sunday as tens of thousands marched through the central city wearing face masks in defiance of emergency laws which threaten a year in prison for hiding their faces during demonstrations.
The head of Kyrgyzstan’s security forces accused ex-president Almazbek Atambayev on Tuesday of planning to stage a coup, state news agency Kabar said, following a deadly clash last week with police sent to his house to arrest him.
US authorities will begin detaining thousands of undocumented immigrants and their family members in 10 American cities, fulfilling a hardline immigration stance from US President Donald Trump which will be a key issue in his 2020 re-election campaign.
Turkey has ordered the arrest of 128 military personnel suspected of supporting US-based opposition figure Fethullah Gulen, whom Ankara blames for the failed 2016 coup attempt against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
Prosecutors said Friday that they have asked the court to issue an arrest warrant for a former employee of the South Korean company SK Chemicals charged with manufacturing and selling toxic raw materials for humidifier sterilizers.
Turkey ordered the arrest of 295 serving military personnel on Friday, the prosecutor's office said, accusing them of links to the network of US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen, who Ankara says orchestrated a 2016 attempted coup.
Turkey ordered the arrest of 295 serving military personnel on Friday, the Istanbul prosecutor’s office said, accusing them of links to the network of US-based political figure Fethullah Gulen, who Ankara says orchestrated a 2016 attempted coup.