Shah Mehmood Qureshi was detained shortly after giving a press conference in which he slammed authorities for seeking to delay the election. Some experts think the vote, due in November, could be pushed to next year.
The arrests saved 13 children from further harm at the hands of the men, police said. The operation was carried out with the assistance of intelligence from the FBI in the US.
Sixteen people have now been detained by Warsaw who were allegedly spying for the Kremlin. Poland is also alarmed by the movement of thousands of Russia's Wagner mercenary fighters close to its joint border with Belarus.
Police have arrested a man suspected of killing eight people in the second mass shooting in Serbia in just two days. They hunted for the attacker as the country mourns.
Supporters of former Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan have taken to the streets to protest their leader's arrest in a corruption case. Political analysts say the country cannot afford more chaos.
A suspect was arrested after throwing what are suspected to be shotgun cartidges into palace grounds.
Police in Europe has struck the infamous 'Ndrangheta mafia organization. The crime group is accused of smuggling cocaine and several other offences.
Rached Ghannouchi, the leader of Ennahda party and a prominent critic of Tunisian president Kais Saied, has been arrested, becoming the latest in a series of opposition figures detained.
Pressure is mounting on South Africa to arrest Russian President Vladimir Putin if he sets foot in Durban later this year. However, due to Pretoria's close ties with Moscow, surrendering Putin to the International Criminal Court remains highly unlikely. Legal experts are now speculating that South Africa may withdraw from the Rome Statute to avoid legal, political and diplomatic challenges.
The US dollar dominates the world of international trade and has a leading position in global foreign reserves. But could the Chinese Yuan or cryptocurrencies pose a challenge? This edition of Business Beyond considers the pros and cons of having a single currency with so much power.
Supporters of former Prime Minister Imran Khan confronted police outside his home in Lahore. Authorities have tried to arrest Khan, who has been entangled in a string of legal cases.
The Naira redesign and the facing out of the old N200, N500, and N1,000 notes by the CBN has continued to cause an uproar among the citizens as no one are not able to assess the new notes. Just a few days ago, security agencies raided spots across the country to arrest those keeping the new notes.