The minister warned Iran that it was "at a cross-roads moment", and had to choose between "its march towards pariah status" or "take steps to de-escalate tensions and engage in a diplomatic path forwards."
The Federal Customs Authority (FCA), in co-operation with the Sharjah Department of Seaports and Customs and the Early Inquiry Centre of the General Authority for Ports, Borders and Free Zones Security, arrested an African traveller trying to smuggle a quantity of rough diamonds in his guts.
A total of 33 people were arrested in Ankara province — almost all of them Iraqi — while the others were held in Batman, Kayseri and Adana provinces. Turkey has stepped up raids on Daesh militants in recent months, and pushed to repatriate them to their countries of origin.
Out in numbers before the demonstration began, police intervened promptly when the rally turned into an impromptu march. Several units of police in riot gear were seen chasing protesters and several arrests were made.
Former US lawmaker Chris Collins, President Donald Trump's first supporter in Congress, was sentenced Friday to more than two years in jail for his role in an insider trading scheme.
At total of 94 people were arrested in early morning raids, the public prosecutor in Messina said in a statement. Those arrested included the heads of two Mafia families, a notary, entrepreneurs and public administrators charged with helping farmers access funds.
Police also searched a village house in a northern neighbourhood where they found laboratory equipment they suspect could be used for producing explosives. The arrested men were aged 21-29, a senior officer said late on Tuesday.
The UN and the Catholic Church "inform the Ecuadorian society that after having contact with the government and the organizations of the indigenous movement, the first reunion for dialogue has been called for October 13" in Quito, a joint statement said.
The night's "extreme violence" justified the use of the emergency law, Beijing-backed Lam said in a television address on Saturday.