The treasurer of Brazil`s ruling party was arrested Wednesday for alleged money laundering and taking bribes from state oil giant Petrobras that were stuffed into backpacks, the latest blow to President Dilma Rousseff.
Malaysian police arrested a prominent publisher and a website editor for sedition on Tuesday, the latest targets in a mounting tally of detentions that is being compared to an infamous 1987 political crackdown.
Bollywood actor Aditya Pancholi has always been controversies' favourite child. In a recent incident the actor was arrested after he allegedly assaulted one of the bouncers at a Mumbai pub, reports claimed on Sunday.
Three former board members of Spanish second division club Osasuna have been arrested in an investigation into the destination of 2.4 million euros ($2.67 million) taken from the club`s accounts, a court source confirmed on Thursday.
A former Tamil rebel was arrested at Sri Lanka`s main international airport as she was returning to her home in France, along with her eight-year-old daughter who is a French national, police said Wednesday
In what may send the country of Maldives in yet another phase of political uncertainty, supporters of former president Mohamed Nasheed clashed with the police after he was arrested on terrorism charges on Sunday.