Arrest warrant issued for DR Congo opposition leader KatumbiCongolese opposition leader Moise Katumbi has been indicted on charges of hiring mercenaries as part of a plot against long-standing President Joseph Kabila, and a warrant is out…
Over 200 arrested as French labour protests turn violentFrench politicians are decrying the violence that erupted at the edges of anti-labor reform protests in Paris and other French cities.
Dozens of police injured at French labour protestsTwo dozen police officers were injured Thursday, three of them seriously, as violence flared in mass protests across France against a hotly contested labour reform bill.
Spain arrests man suspected of arming Paris gunmanSpanish police have arrested a French man suspected of supplying the arms used by an Islamist militant to kill four people at a kosher supermarket and a policewoman in Paris in…
Arrests as French labour reform protest turns violentPolice in Paris arrested 130 people on Tuesday amid country-wide protests by students opposed to controversial labour reforms being championed by the Socialist government, the…
Leader of Ansaru militant group arrested in NigeriaThe leader of Nigeria's Ansaru jihadist group, a Boko Haram splinter group ideologically aligned to al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb, has been arrested, an army spokesman said on…
Six people arrested in raids across BrusselsSix people were arrested Thursday in a series of police raids in Brussels, federal prosecutors said, two days after Tuesday's terrorist attacks in the Belgian capital left 31…
CHINA - HONG KONG
Hong Kong booksellers 'admit illegal trading’Four of the five Hong Kong booksellers who went missing in October appeared on Chinese television confirming for the first time they’d been detained for “illegal book trading” in…
Algeria detains man ‘linked to Paris attacks’A man with dual Algerian and Belgian citizenship has been detained in Algeria over suspected links to the November 13 attacks in Paris, authorities said over the weekend.
EYE ON AFRICA
Niger: Anxious wait for rival parties following Sunday's voteWe focus on tension in Niger as logistical problems send voting in the presidential and parliamentary elections into a second day. The opposition warns the president not to…
Man arrested at Disneyland Paris with two handgunsFrench police arrested a man carrying two handguns at the Disneyland Paris amusement park outside Paris on Thursday, an interior ministry official said.
Arrests as major strike causes travel chaos across FranceDozens of flights were cancelled and access to airports and major cities blocked across France Tuesday as taxi drivers, air-traffic controllers and civil servants went on strike.