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US Charges Chinese Salesman with Illegally Exporting Nuclear Equipment

Posted May 23rd, 2012 at 8:50 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. authorities have arrested a Chinese employee of a technology manufacturer for allegedly smuggling uranium enrichment equipment into China. Agents arrested Qiang Hu at a hotel in the northeastern state of Massachusetts. He is suspected of illegally exporting thousands of pressure measuring sensors to China from MKS Instruments in Massachusetts. The devices are used to […]

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Engineer Arrested in BP Oil Spill Case

Posted April 24th, 2012 at 5:50 pm (UTC-5)
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The U.S. Justice Department says a former engineer for the oil giant BP has been arrested on charges of intentionally destroying evidence related to the massive 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill. Authorities said in a statement that 50-year-old Kurt Mix from Texas was arrested Tuesday and charged with two counts of obstruction of justice. […]

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Engineer Arrested in BP Oil Spill Case

Posted April 24th, 2012 at 3:25 pm (UTC-5)
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The U.S. Justice Department says a former engineer for the oil giant BP has been arrested on charges of intentionally destroying evidence related to the 2010 oil rig explosion and massive spill in the Gulf of Mexico that killed 11 workers. Authorities said in a statement that 50-year-old Kurt Mix from Texas was arrested Tuesday […]

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Opposition Malawi Lawmaker Arrested for Torching a Police Station

Posted March 20th, 2012 at 10:50 pm (UTC-5)
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A Malawian lawmaker, Atupele Muluzi, the son of former president Bakili Muluzi, has been charged with “inciting violence” after his supporters burned down a police station following a clash at an anti-government rally. National police spokesperson David Chingwalu told VOA authorities say the violence was sparked because Muluzi chose to hold his rally against official […]

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Terror Suspect Arrested in Washington

Posted February 17th, 2012 at 5:55 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. federal authorities say they have arrested a man near the U.S. Capitol building who they say was seeking to carry out a terrorist attack. Law enforcement officials say the suspect, a 29-year-old Moroccan, had sought to use what he thought were explosives in an attack on the Capitol. They say the explosives had been […]

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Terror Suspect Arrested in Washington

Posted February 17th, 2012 at 3:55 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. federal authorities say they have arrested a man near the U.S. Capitol building who they say was seeking to carry out a terrorist attack. Law enforcement officials say the suspect, a 29-year-old Moroccan, had sought to use what he thought were explosives in an attack on the Capitol. They say the explosives had been […]

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Person Arrested in Washington As Part of FBI Probe

Posted February 17th, 2012 at 2:30 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. federal authorities say they have arrested a person near the U.S. Capitol building who they say was seeking to carry out a terrorist attack. Officials say the suspect had sought to use what he thought were explosives in an attack on the Capitol. Law enforcement authorities say the explosives had been “rendered inoperable by […]

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Person Arrested in Washington As Part of FBI Probe

Posted February 17th, 2012 at 1:55 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. federal authorities say a person has been arrested in the area of the U.S. Capitol building as part of a “lengthy and extensive operation” with the FBI. The U.S. Capitol Police said the individual had been “closely and carefully monitored” during the operation. It said the public and members of the congressional community were […]

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Malaysia Detains Saudi Writer Accused of Blasphemy Against Islam

Posted February 10th, 2012 at 4:25 am (UTC-5)
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Malaysian police say they have arrested a Saudi journalist who is accused of insulting Islam and the Prophet Muhammad on his Twitter feed last week in Saudi Arabia. Twenty-three-year-old Hamza Kashgari fled Saudi Arabia after his controversial comments prompted online calls for his execution. He was detained by Malaysian authorities upon his arrival Wednesday at […]

Philippine Police Arrest Suspect in Kidnapping of US Missionary Couple

Posted January 17th, 2012 at 8:40 am (UTC-5)
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Philippine police say they have arrested an Islamic militant suspected of involvement in the 2001 kidnapping of an American missionary couple. Security officials said Tuesday the man, known as “Abu Ismael,” was captured on the remote southern island of Basilan. They said he is a member of the Abu Sayyaf terror group, which is linked […]