Brazil's Supreme Court has removed the nation's labor minister from his post at the request of prosecutors, a source with knowledge of the matter said on Thursday, just a day after authorities arrested multiple high-ranking executives in a separate graft sting.
Filipino President Rodrigo Duterte has reminded the International Criminal Court (ICC) that the Hague-based tribunal lacks jurisdiction in the Philippines, warning that its chief prosecutor would be arrested if she sets foot in the country.
A 19-year-old student suspected of killing his parents at a Central Michigan University dormitory before running from campus was apprehended early Saturday following an intensive daylong search that included more than 100 police officers, some heavily armed in camouflage uniforms, authorities said.
Kenyan police on Saturday briefly detained another key government critic over his alleged involvement in the recent mock inauguration of opposition leader Raila Odinga as the "people's president", the third such arrest within four days.
Spanish authorities have announced that they would reinstate an international arrest warrant request for former Catalonia president Carles Puigdemont if he decides to travel from Belgium, where he is in self-imposed exile, to Denmark for the purpose of attending an academic meeting.
The spokesman of Iran’s judiciary says a total of 400 people have been arrested and 25 killed during recent riots, which followed protests at the country’s economic conditions in a number of Iranian cities.
Indian authorities have arrested four cricketers for wearing the jerseys of the Pakistani cricket team and standing in honor of the archrival’s national anthem before the start of a match in the disputed Kashmir region.