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Mexico enacts witness-protection law


June 9th, 2012 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, June 9 (IANS/EFE) President Felipe Calderon signed into law a measure authorizing benefits - including new identities - for people who find themselves at risk due to their ... Read more...

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South African police to communicate better with public


March 19th, 2012 - 10:35 am ICT by IANS
Pretoria, March 19 (IANS) Police in South Africa will take steps to improve communication with the public to ensure communities are updated on the work they are doing, state-run news ... Read more...

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Murdoch to launch Sun on Sunday next week


February 20th, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 20 (IANS) News Corporation chairman Rupert Murdoch will unveil the first issue of Sun on Sunday next week, The Telegraph reported.The widely-anticipated Sunday version of The Sun will ... Read more...

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British police warned against relationship with journalists


January 5th, 2012 - 3:45 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A new report on ethical standards of British police officers warns them against "flirting" and having "secret conversations" with journalists.The report titled "The ethical issues ... Read more...

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Indian-origin MP wants more rights for British crime victims


December 15th, 2011 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 15 (IANS) Victims of crime in Britain are to be given more rights, including the power to influence sentencing, under a new law proposed by Indian-origin Conservative MP ... Read more...

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Government considering separate community policing wing


November 25th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) The government would consider institutionalising community policing by setting up a separate wing in police forces and allow law-abiding citizens to participate in police ... Read more...

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Britain to launch FBI-style agency in 2013


July 29th, 2011 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) Britain will launch a crime tackling agency in 2013, built on the lines of America's FBI, officials said.The National Crime Agency will herald "a much tougher ... Read more...

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‘Humbled’ Murdoch denies responsibility for phone hacking (Lead)


July 20th, 2011 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
London, July 19 (IANS) Media baron Rupert Murdoch, who appeared Tuesday at an hearing by a British parliamentary committee over the phone hacking scandal, said that he could not be ... Read more...

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Rebekah Brooks arrested over phone-hacking allegations (Lead)


July 17th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 17 (IANS) Rebekah Brooks, the ex-chief executive of the News International (NI), was arrested Sunday by police probing the allegations of phone hacking by the News of ... Read more...

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Rebekah Brooks arrested?


July 17th, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 17 (IANS) Police investigating the News of the World phone hacking scandal Sunday arrested a 43-year-old woman who is believed to be Rebekah Brooks, ex-chief executive ... Read more...

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News International CEO Rebekah Brooks quits (Lead)


July 15th, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 15 (IANS) Rebekah Brooks, the embattled chief executive of Rupert Murdoch's British newspaper operations, resigned Friday following days of mounting political pressure over a phone-hacking scandal.Announcing her ... Read more...

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Ex-deputy editor of News of the World arrested


July 14th, 2011 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 14 (IANS) A former deputy editor of the News Of The World tabloid was Thursday arrested in the phone hacking case, Sky News reported.Police swooped in at the ... Read more...

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Final News of the World issue costs 30 pounds on eBay


July 11th, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 11 (IANS) The "historic" final edition of the News of the World - that was published for the last time Sunday - now reportedly costs up to 30 ... Read more...

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Shun yellow journalism, Pakistani media told


July 10th, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 10 (IANS) Pakistan's Urdu press and electronic media need more editorial control unless they want to meet the fate of the News of the World, a daily said ... Read more...

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I failed to probe phone hacking: British cop


July 10th, 2011 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 10 (IANS) A senior Scotland Yard official has said his failure to fully investigate into the News of the World phone hacking scandal damaged the reputation of the ... Read more...

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We recorded history, we made history: News of the World


July 10th, 2011 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 10 (IANS) The News of the World, a Sunday tabloid that peppered its pages with sex and sensationalism for nearly 168 years, said in its final editorial: "We ... Read more...

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Thank you and goodbye, says News of the World


July 10th, 2011 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 10 (IANS) "Thank you & goodbye", says the last edition of the News of the World that was published Sunday. The 168-year-old tabloid shut down following a ... Read more...

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News of the World ex-editor arrested over phone hacking (Lead)


July 8th, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 8 (IANS) Former News of the World editor Andy Coulson was arrested Friday over allegations of phone hacking and corruption, BBC reported.The arrest came at a time ... Read more...

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Gang members ‘more than twice as likely to be victimized’


April 14th, 2011 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 14 (ANI): While it is commonly believed that gang membership offers protection, a new study has found that gang members were more likely to be victimized.It found that gang members ... Read more...

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Here’s what your TV habits say about your fear of crime


February 9th, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 9 (ANI): What you watch on TV may say a lot about your fears and attitudes about crime, suggests a new study.The University of Nebraska-Lincoln researchers surveyed hundreds of adults ... Read more...

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Illinois Likely To Terminate Death Penalty, Governor To Take Final Stand


January 12th, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Illinois, Jan 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Senate of Illinois opted for abolishing the death penalty in the state in a landmark poll on Tuesday. The vote was preceded by two ... Read more...

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Criminals targeting homes, people, thanks to Facecrook


December 20th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 20 (IANS) When Kai Leighton was born with a life-threatening heart defect, his parents kept their kins and friends updated on Facebook for five weeks till the succesful surgery. ... Read more...

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Brit criminals to get stolen bicycles from police to find jobs!


August 14th, 2010 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 14 (ANI): Police in the UK will give criminals stolen bicycles to help them find jobs and go straight.Bikes, which would previously have been auctioned under the Police Property ... Read more...

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‘Oz court decision to set free Indian student Kharbanda’s attackers disgraceful’


July 1st, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 1(ANI): The Melbourne court's decision to set free the youths, who attacked Indian student Kanan Kharbanda and left him blinded in one eye, has been termed as a "disgraceful" verdict. ... Read more...

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Meredith Emerson Pictures Not To Be Released


March 12th, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Atlanta, Georgia, Mar 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The request made by a porn publication for the acquisition of the pictures of the decapitated body of Meredith Emerson has been turned down ... Read more...

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Elizabeth Smart’s Suspected Kidnapper To Face Trial


March 2nd, 2010 - 9:04 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Salt Lake City, March 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The case of Elizabeth Smart's Kidnapping eight years ago allegedly by Brian David Mitchell will be ultimately heard in the court later this ... Read more...

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Betty Broderick denied parole


January 22nd, 2010 - 8:15 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Chino, Jan 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The former San Diego socialite Betty Broderick was denied parole in a case that is over 2 decades too. Betty Broderick is currently serving a 32-year-old ... Read more...

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Meat Packaging Company Fined For Discharging Excess Waste Water


November 14th, 2009 - 7:28 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Nov. 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to the sources, Cargill Meat Solutions Corporations had to pay a fine of 200,000 dollars for violating the standards for using clean water in their ... Read more...

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British victims of 26/11 Mumbai attacks to get financial aid from UK Govt.


October 18th, 2009 - 11:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 18(ANI): The UK Government has reportedly upgraded its compensation law, following which the British victims of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks last year, are likely to receive financial support from ... Read more...

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Britain to compensate victims of terror attacks abroad


October 18th, 2009 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 18 (IANS) A British victim of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks, who faces a life in a wheelchair, is to receive government financial support after a decision to compensate ... Read more...

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Court seeks training for those who handle incest cases


October 1st, 2009 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) Coming to the help of victims of incest crimes, Delhi High Court Thursday said training is must for all those who take care of the victims, who ... Read more...

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13 Delhi government hospitals have rape detection kits, court told


September 6th, 2009 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Thirteen government hospitals in the capital are now equipped with rape detection kits for victims of incest crimes as per guidelines issued by Delhi High Court, the ... Read more...

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Don’t vote for parties with criminal candidates: victims’ mothers


May 7th, 2009 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) Mothers of crime victims in the capital Thursday urged people not to vote for the parties which have fielded candidates with criminal record. Many mothers of victims ... Read more...

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Teacher skirts jail after sex with pupil


March 5th, 2009 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 5 (DPA) A Melbourne teacher found guilty Thursday of having sex with a 15-year-old pupil was sentenced to 150 hours of community work. Noel McNamara of the Crime Victims Support Association ... Read more...

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Brit police chief criticised for sending officers to investigate crimes


September 21st, 2008 - 7:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 21 (ANI): Essex Chief Constable Roger Baker came under the criticism of Her Majesty''s Inspectorate of Constabulary (a department inspecting forces to drive improvements in policing) for sending officers ... Read more...

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