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Italy arrests four suspected leaders of human trafficking and prostitution ring

ROME: Italian police on Wednesday arrested four men accused of being the leaders of a human trafficking ring which smuggled people from Africa to Europe and forced women into the sex trade upon arrival in Italy. Another two men were arrested on suspicion of financially supporting the network and selling illegal drugs. The group, which… Read More »

Suspected car bomb wounds around 20 outside Istanbul football stadium

ISTANBUL: A suspected car bomb outside a football stadium in central Istanbul wounded around 20 people on Saturday, hours after the end of a match between two of Turkey’s top teams, in what appeared to be an attack targeting riot police. Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu, speaking in parliament during a budget hearing, said around 20… Read More »

Spanish police arrest two Moroccans suspected of Islamist State links

MADRID: Two Moroccan men suspected of having links to Islamic State have been arrested in Spain and police say one of them played an important role in spreading propaganda for the militant group, the Interior Ministry said on Wednesday. The man – described as a “dangerous solitary actor” living in the outskirts of the capital… Read More »

French expels Algerian man suspected of militant links

PARIS: France said it expelled an Algerian man on Thursday who was suspected of having links with jihadist networks. Authorities on high alert after a string of militant attacks spotted Andelkrim Mostefai, detained him and sent back to Algeria, the interior ministry said. He was not linked to the similarly named Ismael Omar Mostefai, one… Read More »

Turkey detains 20 suspected Islamic State members – media

ISTANBUL: Turkish police detained 20 suspected members of the Islamic State militant group in the southern city of Adana early on Thursday, the private Dogan news agency reported. It said anti-terror police, supported by a helicopter, staged simultaneous raids on 22 addresses in the city after a tip-off that Islamic State cells were planning attacks.… Read More »

El Salvador says Romanian consul dies in suspected homicide

SAN SALVADOR: The honorary consul serving as Romania’s diplomatic representative in El Salvador has died in a suspected homicide at his home in San Salvador, authorities in the crime-ridden Central American nation said on Sunday. The body of honorary consul Ricardo Emanuel Salume Barake was found bound and gagged at his house in a wealthy… Read More »