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# detained - Thursday 4 July, 2019

Gibraltar detains supertanker suspected of delivering oil to Syria

European Union sanctions against Syria have been in force since late 2011.

Australian student detained in North Korea surfaces in Beijing airport in 'very good' spirits

Alek Sigley disappeared without a trace around 23 June.

# detained - Tuesday 28 May, 2019

From The42 Spanish footballers arrested as part of match-fixing investigation Detained

Spanish footballers arrested as part of match-fixing investigation

Police have confirmed an operation to clamp down on corruption in Spain’s top two divisions is underway.

# detained - Saturday 20 April, 2019

From The42 Supporter banned from Ricoh Arena after confronting Billy Vunipola Detained

Supporter banned from Ricoh Arena after confronting Billy Vunipola

The Saracens number eight was confronted on the pitch in Coventry.

# detained - Sunday 6 January, 2019

Saudi woman denied entry to Thailand says she will be killed if she is sent back

The incident comes against the backdrop of intense scrutiny on Saudi Arabia over its

# detained - Thursday 23 August, 2018

British-Iranian woman Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe jailed in Iran is granted temporary release

She is serving a five-year jail sentence for alleged sedition – a charge she has always denied.

# detained - Tuesday 13 March, 2018

'I'm very frightened': Stories from people who were denied entry at Ireland's border

New research found some people denied entry were held in prisons for a number of days before being sent back to their country of origin.

# detained - Monday 12 June, 2017

Kremlin-critic Alexei Navalny jailed for 30 days after anti-corruption protests

Russian authorities detained the 41-year-old opposition leader and nearly 1,000 of his supporters.

Girl seeking abortion held in psychiatric unit when she thought she was going for termination

A consultant psychiatrist said termination was “not the solution for all the child’s problems at this stage”.

# detained - Monday 24 April, 2017

North Korea detains US citizen who was trying to leave the country

A total of three US citizens have now been held by North Korea in the last two weeks.

# detained - Friday 24 March, 2017

Naked people slaughter a sheep at Auschwitz death camp

Those involved have been detained.

# detained - Saturday 11 February, 2017

Eight people deported as gardaí mount immigration operation in Louth

All eight have been repatriated since the incident last week.

# detained - Thursday 2 February, 2017

Oberstown youth who allegedly threw TV and hit staff member is charged over siege

The boy, now aged 17, has yet to make a plea.

# detained - Saturday 28 January, 2017

Refugees detained at airports after Trump bans them from entering US

Trump has barred all refugees from entering the country for three months — and those from war-ravaged Syria indefinitely.

# detained - Friday 20 January, 2017

Man arrested in connection to murder of Irene White in 2005

White was found fatally stabbed in her home.

# detained - Wednesday 17 August, 2016

Pat Hickey will spend night in Rio hospital as police arrest him over Olympic ticket scandal

Hickey is facing three charges and a possible seven years in jail.

# detained - Monday 15 August, 2016

British-Iranian mum detained in Iran accused of trying to overthrow the regime

The British Prime Minister Theresa May has raised concerns about the mother of one with the Iranian president.

# detained - Wednesday 25 May, 2016

Two peace activists arrested on runway at Shannon Airport

The men were arrested for a suspected security breach.

# detained - Tuesday 19 April, 2016

Man still being questioned over shooting of Hutch associate

A man in his 40s was arrested yesterday afternoon.

# detained - Saturday 9 April, 2016

Key Paris attacks suspect charged with 'terrorist murders'

It is not yet possible to confirm whether Mohamed Abrini is the so-called ‘man in the hat’ seen at Brussels airport.

# detained - Saturday 13 February, 2016

Police arrest British 16-year-old linked to hacking of CIA boss

The 16-year-old was arrested in the East Midlands in England on Tuesday.

# detained - Tuesday 5 January, 2016

Hong Kong booksellers remain missing as mysterious letter emerges

The men are feared detained by Chinese authorities.

# detained - Sunday 3 January, 2016

# detained - Friday 25 September, 2015

Man arrested over mid-afternoon 'suspicious approach' to child

The incident happened shortly after lunchtime today.

# detained - Sunday 19 July, 2015

Man arrested for armed robbery on security van

A 25-year-old man remains in custody.

# detained - Monday 2 March, 2015

Sunderland's Adam Johnson 'arrested on suspicion of having sex with a teenager'

The club is reported to have suspended the player.

# detained - Wednesday 4 February, 2015

Two brothers arrested over shooting of garda in New Orleans

Garda Brian Hanrahan was shot several times after refusing to hand over cash in an attempted mugging.

# detained - Thursday 22 January, 2015

Hit and run: Man arrested over crash that left pedestrian seriously injured

The crash happened on Tuesday afternoon at a village on the Cavan-Westmeath border.

# detained - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

# detained - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

American jailed over 'Bible left in nightclub bathroom' freed from North Korea

However, two Americans remain in hard labour camps in the country.

# detained - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

Man arrested in connection with Jonny Cooper stabbing released without charge

The Dublin defender was stabbed on Dorset Street in Dublin.

# detained - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

New calls for the release of Dublin teenager Ibrahim Halawa in Egypt

The 18-year-old has been held without trial for 13 months.

# detained - Sunday 14 September, 2014

North Korea sentences American man to six years of hard labour

Matthew Miller was arrested in April after he allegedly ripped up his visa and demanded asylum in North Korea.

# detained - Thursday 17 July, 2014

Families cautiously optimistic after arrest of man alleged to have killed two Irish soldiers

“Growing up, we knew our Dad was tortured and murdered in the line of duty”.

# detained - Friday 23 May, 2014

Man arrested after shop worker threatened with knife

A sum of money was taken from the shop during the incident.

# detained - Sunday 18 May, 2014

Three charged with manslaughter over disaster that killed 301 miners

The detained include mining executives, and the action comes after 301 miners died in the incident.

# detained - Monday 14 April, 2014

Five due in court over robberies and burglaries in the west

The four men and one woman will appear before Galway District Court today.

# detained - Monday 24 February, 2014

Pussy Riot members among 200 detained after courthouse protest

Protesters had gathered outside a court today to condemn the prison sentences handed down to seven people who took part in a 2012 protest against Vladimir Putin.

# detained - Friday 21 February, 2014

Man allegedly 'raped with gun' after arrest in Venezuela protests

The death toll has risen to eight with 137 wounded and more than 100 people detained in the protests.

# detained - Wednesday 27 November, 2013

Irish fishing vessel detained off Cork coast

The vessel was 40 nautical miles off the South East coast of Cork.

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