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Key Yellow Vest Figure Arrested by Police at Paris Demonstration

Eric Drouet, one of the key figures in the French Gilets Jaunes (Yellow Vest) movement, has been arrested for organising an event without prior declaration. Mr Drouet, who has been one of the leading figures of the Yellow Vests and has appeared frequently on French media, was taken into custody on Wednesday while heading for the Champs-Élysées after calling for

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19 Arrested Over Murder of Two Women In Morocco

Authorities arrested four suspects connected to the murders of two young Scandinavian women, along with 15 other individuals potentially linked to the killings, according to a Monday statement from a security source. The four main suspects are described as “lone wolves” who reportedly pledged allegiance to the Islamic State (ISIS) three days before the girls’ murders, according to Reuters, citing

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“Heavily Armed” Muslim Extremists Arrested In NM; Trained 11 Children To Commit School Shootings

Wahhaj’s family background was already controversial prior to his arrest. Wahhaj is the son of a Brooklyn imam, also named Siraj Wahhaj, who was named by prosecutors as an unindicted co-conspirator in the 1993 World Trade Center bombing, the New York Post reported. The elder Wahhaj, who heads Masjid At-Taqwa mosque, was a character witness in the trial for Sheik

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French ex-president Nicolas Sarkozy arrested over ‘receiving £42million in illegal campaign funds from Gaddafi’

He is to be questioned as part of a probe into suspected irregularities over his election campaign financing, according to an official in the French judiciary. The probe related to alleged Libyan funding for Sarkozy’s 2007 campaign, Le Monde newspaper reported. Sarkozy is said to have received the kickbacks in 2007 during the presidential election campaign that swept him to

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Russian nuclear scientists arrested for ‘Bitcoin mining plot’

The suspects had tried to use one of Russia’s most powerful supercomputers to mine Bitcoins, media reports say. The Federal Nuclear Centre in Sarov, western Russia, is a restricted area. The centre’s press service said: “There has been an unsanctioned attempt to use computer facilities for private purposes including so-called mining.” The supercomputer was not supposed to be connected to

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Saudi Suspected of Trying to Join Qaeda Camp Is Arrested in Oklahoma

A Saudi immigrant suspected of once applying to join Al Qaeda’s most notorious training camp was arrested on a charge of visa fraud in Oklahoma, where he had been living for years with his family, federal law enforcement officials said on Tuesday. The F.B.I. discovered the man, Naif Abdulaziz Alfallaj, only recently, when the authorities matched his fingerprints to those

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