Moscow says "FBI personnel" have detained a Russian citizen, describing the arrest of Russian nationals as part of a “hunt on our citizens” around the world, one week after Russian security agents arrested an American marine on suspicion of spying.
A former Islamist militant in Somalia now running for a regional presidency, putting him at odds with the central government, has been arrested and beaten, precipitating street clashes, his spokesman said on Thursday.
Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman says an Iranian diplomat, who was arrested in Germany on the false charges of being linked to a bomb attack plot in the French capital, Paris, enjoys full diplomatic immunity.
In a large-scale anti-crime operation, the Brazilian police have arrested 1,027 adults and 75 teenagers for domestic violence, murder, illegal possession of firearms, and drug dealing, among other crimes.
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.