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World 10 May 2021 | 4:08 PM

Indonesian police arrest Papuan independence figure for suspected treason

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesian authorities have arrested Papuan independence leader Victor Yeimo over accusations that he orchestrated some of the most serious civil unrest in decades that broke out in 2019, police said on Monday.

World 10 May 2021 | 12:56 PM

Suspect arrested over earlier killing of French policeman in Avignon

PARIS (Reuters) - A man suspected of having shot dead a French policeman in the city of Avignon last week has been arrested, along with another individual, said French Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin on Twitter.

World 09 May 2021 | 9:57 PM

Myanmar poet dies after being detained, his family says

(Reuters) -Myanmar poet Khet Thi, whose works declare resistance to the ruling junta, died in detention overnight and his body was returned with the organs removed, his family said on Sunday.

Indonesia 08 May 2021 | 7:00 AM

Indonesia deploys 400 troops to troubled Papua

The country has deployed 400 more soldiers in the easternmost region of Papua, an army spokesman said, as an exiled separatist leader warned that the military looked set to launch its biggest security operation in the area in decades.

World 07 May 2021 | 3:28 AM

Police hold children in 'dire' conditions in Ethiopia's Oromiya: rights commission

NAIROBI (Reuters) - The Ethiopian Human Rights Commission said on Thursday that police from the Oromiya region are holding a large number of detainees, including babies and children, without charge, in "unhygienic and overcrowded" police stations across the region.