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Kasab: He first took to crime, then to jehad


August 29th, 2012 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) He belonged to a poor family, in an impoverished part of Pakistan. Mohammed Ajmal Amir Kasab's journey from crime to jehad and to India ... Read more...

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Fugitive Chinese who killed nine shot dead (Lead)


August 14th, 2012 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 14 (IANS) A fugitive who killed nine people during armed robberies since 2004 was shot dead in southwest China Tuesday, police said.Zhou was killed by police in Chongqing ... Read more...

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China hunts for serial killer


August 13th, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 13 (IANS) China has launched a manhunt for a serial killer who has murdered as many as nine people, a media report said.The search is on in Chongqing ... Read more...

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Asian coast guard chiefs to discuss piracy, security


July 19th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Chiefs of coast guard agencies of 17 Asian nations will meet here in October this year when they are expected to discuss issues ranging from ... Read more...

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India, Sri Lanka, Maldives hold maritime exercise


April 24th, 2012 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) India, Sri Lanka and Maldives have embarked on a five-day maritime exercise off the Maldivian coast to strengthen the capabilities of their coast guards to ... Read more...

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India ready to help fight piracy in Africa


February 28th, 2012 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Feb 28 (IANS) India has expressed readiness to contribute to international efforts to tackle the threat of piracy in the Gulf of Guinea."India stands ready to contribute to ... Read more...

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Man gets life term for killing boy over loan


February 9th, 2012 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) A Delhi court has awarded life imprisonment and imposed a fine of Rs.1 lakh on a man for killing a young boy in east Delhi ... Read more...

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Goa Police seek counselling for contract killer


January 28th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 28 (IANS) Goa Police are in the process of roping in a counsellor for an alleged supari killer who in 2010 had confessed to have been offered a ... Read more...

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Chinese police hunt for suspect in armed robbery


January 6th, 2012 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 6 (IANS) Police in eastern China Friday launched a massive search for a man who shot and robbed a man in front of a bank. The rare daylight ... Read more...

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Black Friday deal hunters in US turn violent


November 26th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 26 (IANS) Hunting cheap deals, Black Friday shoppers turned violent in at least seven states, including California, where police say a woman doused fellow shoppers with pepper ... Read more...

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Pakistani kills eight of his family


October 24th, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 24 (IANS) A man in Pakistan gave an intoxicant to his parents and six siblings and then killed them by shooting them in the head.The incident took place ... Read more...

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India pledges support to global efforts to tackle piracy


October 20th, 2011 - 11:21 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Oct 20 (IANS) India has pledged to contribute to international efforts to tackle the threat of piracy and armed robbery at sea and for the safety and release ... Read more...

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UNSC discusses piracy in Gulf of Guinea


October 20th, 2011 - 3:33 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Oct 20 (IANS) The UN Security Council Wednesday held an open debate on the piracy in the Gulf of Guinea, turning the world attention once again on the ... Read more...

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Iran hangs four rapists


October 12th, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Oct 12 (IANS) Iran Wednesday publicly hanged four men convicted of rapes. The men who were hanged in public in a park in Khomeini Shahr of Isfahan province were ... Read more...

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Ensure safety and security in the seas: PM


October 1st, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 1 (IANS) Calling for increasing Indian control over its maritime activity to ensure safety and security on the seas, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday said India's maritime ... Read more...

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Iran hangs murderer in public


September 21st, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Sep 21 (IANS) Iran hanged a murderer in public Wednesday in the northern city of Karaj, a media report said.The convicted 18-year-old Ali-Reza Soltani stabbed Rouhollah Dadashi, an Iranian ... Read more...

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India ready to join global efforts to tackle piracy


June 22nd, 2011 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, June 22 (IANS) India has expressed readiness to join any international efforts to tackle the threat of piracy and armed robbery at sea and in safety and release ... Read more...

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Indian-Australian doctor case: Attackers appeal sentence


June 2nd, 2011 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, June 2 (IANS) Four Australian men who attacked an Indian-origin doctor in 2008 - and were all sentenced to a combined prison term of 65 years - have now ... Read more...

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11 people hanged in Iran


May 27th, 2011 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, May 27 (IANS/AKI) Eleven people convicted for various crimes were hanged in different Iranian cities on a single day, state media reported Friday.A man convicted for killing five women ... Read more...

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Family robs gas station - of chocolates, cigarettes


May 16th, 2011 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, May 16 (IANS) It was an armed robbery with a difference. An entire family raided a petrol station in Johor Baru - only to rob cigarettes and chocolates.A ... Read more...

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Puerto Rican militant arrested after 25 years on the run


May 11th, 2011 - 8:15 am ICT by IANS
San Juan, May 11 (IANS/EFE) A militant Puerto Rican independence activist, wanted in connection with a 1983 armoured-car robbery, was arrested Tuesday in Puerto Rico, the FBI said.Norberto Gonzalez Claudio, ... Read more...

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Australia’s ‘Punji hunting’ gang member walks free from court


May 3rd, 2011 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 3 (ANI): A teen member of a "Punji hunting" gang, which bashed and robbed six Indians in Melbourne, walked free from court after a judge said he had made "extraordinary ... Read more...

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Oz teen pleads guilty to Indian student Nitin Garg’s murder


April 20th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 20(ANI): A 16-year-old boy has pleaded guilty to the murder of Indian accountancy graduate Nitin Garg in Melbourne last year.Twenty-one-year-old Garg was stabbed to death in Cruikshank Park, Yarraville, in ... Read more...

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Islamabad bars some US soldiers from leaving


April 5th, 2011 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 5 (IANS) Islamabad has barred some US military personnel from leaving the country due to expired visas and other irregularities in their documents, a media report said Tuesday.Dawn ... Read more...

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Kin of Davis’s victims missing, Pakistani court told


March 22nd, 2011 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 22 (IANS) A petition has been filed before a court in Pakistan that the families of the two men shot dead by CIA security contractor Raymond Davis ... Read more...

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‘Davis’s release put Pakistan’s head down with shame’


March 22nd, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 22 (IANS) The release of CIA security contractor Raymond Davis, who killed two men in Lahore and later paid "blood money" to their kin to avoid trial, ... Read more...

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‘Mishandling of Davis case made Pakistan laughing stock’


March 21st, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 21 (IANS) The release of CIA security contractor Raymond Davis, who killed two people in Lahore and paid "blood money" to their kin to escape trial, made ... Read more...

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Davis’s release a national tragedy: PML-N


March 18th, 2011 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 18 (IANS) The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) has said the release of CIA security contractor Raymond Davis was a "national tragedy"."The bargaining conducted by the federal government will ... Read more...

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ISI-CIA deal clinched Davis release, US denies paying blood money (Lead)


March 17th, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad/Washington, March 17 (IANS) The release of Raymond Davis, an American who killed two men in Lahore, was based on a clandestine deal struck between Pakistan's spy agency ISI ... Read more...

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Davis’s release challenged in Pakistan court


March 17th, 2011 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 17 (IANS) A petition was filed in a Pakistan court Thursday challenging the release of CIA security contractor Raymond Davis, who was let off Wednesday after paying compensation ... Read more...

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Davis’s release based on ISI-CIA secret deal: Report


March 17th, 2011 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 17 (IANS) The release of American security contractor Raymond Davis, who killed two men in Lahore, is understood to have been based on a clandestine deal between ... Read more...

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Raymond Davis released by Pakistani court (Third Lead)


March 16th, 2011 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad/Washington, March 16 (IANS) A Pakistani court Wednesday acquitted CIA contractor Raymond Davis, who killed two men in Lahore, after payment of blood money as compensation to relatives of the ... Read more...

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Pakistani court frees Davis (Second Lead)


March 16th, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 16 (IANS) A Pakistani court Wednesday freed Raymond Davis, a US official arrested for gunning down two men in Lahore, after blood money was paid in accordance with ... Read more...

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Pakistan court indicts Davis for double murder (Lead)


March 16th, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 16 (IANS) Raymond Davis, a US official arrested after gunning down two men in Lahore, was finally indicted Wednesday by a Pakistani court, a media report said.The sessions ... Read more...

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Cheryl Cole’s brother jailed for 6 years


March 12th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 12 (ANI): Cheryl Cole is facing further heartache, as her brother has been jailed for his part in an armed robbery last year.Andrew Tweedy has been caged for six years ... Read more...

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