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Iran Releases Hundreds of Anti-Government Protesters From Detention, Officials Say

Iran Releases Hundreds of Anti-Government Protesters From Detention, Officials SayAt least 25 people have reportedly been killed during the recent unrest



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Police Storm Detention Center As Australia Slammed Over 'Humanitarian Crisis'

Police Storm Detention Center As Australia Slammed Over 'Humanitarian Crisis'Law enforcement officials in Papua New Guinea moved to evict hundreds of asylum seekers from a former detention center on Manus Island after the Australian government closed it late last month.



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US student freed after week in Chinese detention

US student freed after week in Chinese detentionBILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — An American college student is free following a weeklong detention for allegedly injuring a taxi driver who was roughing up his mother during a fare dispute, in a case that drew objections over the student's treatment from U.S. lawmakers.



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Sept. 11 worker facing deportation is freed from detention

Sept. 11 worker facing deportation is freed from detentionNEW YORK (AP) — A onetime Sept. 11 World Trade Center cleanup volunteer who faces possible deportation over a 1990 drug conviction but was pardoned by the governor was freed from immigration detention on Wednesday.



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Gadhafi's son released after more than 5 years of detention

Gadhafi's son released after more than 5 years of detentionBENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — Seif al-Islam, the son and one-time heir apparent of late Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi, has been released after more than five years in detention, his captors said on Saturday.



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Rescued migrants tell of detention, beatings, slavery in Libya

Rescued migrants tell of detention, beatings, slavery in LibyaBy Steve Scherer ABOARD RESCUE SHIP AQUARIUS (Reuters) – A day after reaching safety aboard a humanitarian ship, migrants on Friday told of arbitrary detention, slavery and beatings in Libya as Europe seeks to build up the Tripoli-based coastguard. “Libya is crazy. Ibrahim is one of almost 600 people on the Aquarius, a rescue ship operated by Medicins Sans Frontieres (MSF) and SOS Mediterranee, now heading toward an Italian port.



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North Korea confirms latest detention of American citizen

North Korea confirms latest detention of American citizenSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Wednesday confirmed the detention of another American citizen for alleged acts of hostility aimed at overthrowing the country.



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Court: Detention of woman during moon rock sting 'degrading'

Court: Detention of woman during moon rock sting 'degrading'SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — For nearly two hours on May 19, 2011, Joann Davis stood in the parking lot of a California Denny's restaurant in pants soaked in urine answering questions from a federal agent about a rice-sized piece of moon rock she wanted to sell to help pay for her son's medical care.



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The Latest: Mexican man freed from detention thankful

The Latest: Mexican man freed from detention thankfulTACOMA, Wash. (AP) — The Latest on the case of a Mexican man arrested in the Seattle area despite participating in a program designed to protect those brought to the U.S. illegally as children (all times local):



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Denmark extends S.Korea 'Rasputin' daughter's detention

Denmark extends S.Korea 'Rasputin' daughter's detentionA Danish court extended Wednesday for another month the detention of the daughter of Choi Soon-Sil, the woman at the centre of a corruption scandal that led to the impeachment of South Korea’s president. Chung Yoo-Ra, the 20-year-old daughter of the woman dubbed South Korea’s “Rasputin”, is one of the figures in the influence-peddling scandal that sparked massive street protests demanding the removal of President Park Geun-Hye. Chung was detained in Denmark on January 1 for overstaying her visa, after South Korean authorities issued a warrant for her arrest.



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