Turkey orders detention of 216 people in post-coup probe - Anadolu

Turkish authorities have issued detention warrants for 216 people, including former finance ministry personnel, suspected of having links to last year`s failed coup attempt, the state-run Anadolu news agency said on Wednesday.

Nov 22, 2017, 13:00 PM IST

China says Taiwan man investigated for harming national security

Relations between Beijing and Taiwan have worsened in the past year, largely because Beijing distrusts the Democratic Progressive Party, which took power last year.

Mar 29, 2017, 09:03 AM IST

69 Pakistanis in detention of Saudi Arabia for terrorism

At least 69 Pakistani are being held in Saudi Arabia for their alleged involvement in terror-related offences, local media reported on Monday.

Jan 23, 2017, 19:33 PM IST
Indian boy detained in Lahore - Know why

Indian boy detained in Lahore - Know why

Pakistani authorities detained an Indian boy who reached Lahore without travel documents and handed him over to counter-terrorism officials for questioning, police sources said.

Aug 14, 2016, 14:44 PM IST

Watch: 15 Cities, 15 Reporters

Watch 15 Cities. 15 Reporters to catch the top news and updates of the day.

Feb 12, 2016, 21:20 PM IST

Palestinian hunger striker regains consciousness after court ruling

A Palestinian on a two-month hunger strike regained consciousness Thursday following a medically induced coma as debate raged over a decision by Israel`s top court to suspend his detention without trial.

Aug 20, 2015, 17:26 PM IST

Gujarat Police detain over 20,000 people ahead of Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath

Gujarat police has detained more than 20,000 people in the last one month to ensure trouble-free Rath Yatra (chariot procession) of Lord Jagannath on July 18 in various towns and cities including Ahmedabad.

Jul 15, 2015, 21:56 PM IST

Strategic arrest on Friday night violation of Constitution: CIC

Strategically arresting people on Friday night to deprive them a court hearing till Monday is a violation of the Constitution, the Central Information Commission has held.

Jul 05, 2015, 14:09 PM IST
Mumbai attack mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi challenges detention

Mumbai attack mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi challenges detention

Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi, the 2008 Mumbai attack mastermind, on Monday challenged his detention under a public security act in the Islamabad High Court (IHC), saying the government has detained him on "illegal grounds".

Feb 23, 2015, 17:30 PM IST

Australia`s detention of asylum-seekers at sea ruled legal

 Australia`s detention of 157 asylum-seekers at sea for weeks in June was legal, the nation`s High Court found Wednesday in a win for the government`s hardline immigration stance.

Jan 28, 2015, 13:15 PM IST

Review 'no-detention' policy: Education panel to govt

An education panel constituted by CABE, the highest decision-making body on education in the country, has recommended the government to review the no-detention policy till class VIII under the RTE Act which has come under a lot of criticism.

Nov 30, 2014, 13:46 PM IST

Bahrain activist detained for 'insulting' the king

Human rights organizations say a Bahraini activist who is eight months pregnant has been detained for "insulting" the king after she tore up his photograph in court.

Oct 17, 2014, 01:13 AM IST
Alleged match-fixing kingpin, Dan Tan challenges detention

Alleged match-fixing kingpin, Dan Tan challenges detention

A Singaporean businessman suspected of running a global football match-fixing syndicate has filed a legal challenge against his nearly year long detention without trial, officials confirmed Wednesday.

Sep 17, 2014, 16:13 PM IST

Israeli police seek to extend US teen`s detention

Spokeswoman Luba Samri says police are asking the Jerusalem district court today to extend the detention of 15-year-old Tariq Abu Khdeir.

Jul 06, 2014, 16:01 PM IST

Indian in Saudi to return home after year-long detention

An Indian expatriate in Saudi Arabia, who remained behind bars for nearly an year as he failed to prove his identity, will be sent back to India soon, a media report said today.

Jun 22, 2014, 12:23 PM IST

Released Russian journalists claim beatings in Ukraine

Two journalists working for Russian state television, who were released after three days of detention in Ukraine, on Tuesday claimed that Ukrainian nationalists beat them and extorted money.

Jun 17, 2014, 15:23 PM IST

Sudan opposition leader freed after month`s detention: Report

Sudan`s former prime minister Sadiq al-Mahdi was released from custody on Sunday, one month after state security agents detained him in a case that sparked concern from Western governments.

Jun 15, 2014, 22:14 PM IST

OSCE chief slams observer detentions as `sabotage`

Swiss President and OSCE chief Didier Burkhalter slammed the detention of observers in eastern Ukraine Wednesday as "acts of sabotage," as a team of monitors remained missing.

May 29, 2014, 05:13 AM IST

US House urges China to stop Tiananmen censorship

The US House of Representatives on Wednesday urged China to stop censoring news about the Tiananmen Square crackdown as authorities enforced a tight blackout ahead of the 25th anniversary.

May 29, 2014, 05:05 AM IST

North Korea `detains US tourist`

North Korea has put a US tourist in custody after having caught him trying to enter into the country, state media reported Friday.

Apr 26, 2014, 04:37 AM IST