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FIFA backs reform ‘road map’ at annual congress


May 26th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Budapest, May 26 (IANS) Amdist charges of corruption flying thick and fast, delegates at the 62nd FIFA Congress backed measures to reform structures within the world football governing body ... Read more...

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Marriage can kill the criminal in you


September 27th, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 27 (IANS) Marriage can help reduce crime by enabling people to develop greater self-control.Walter Forrest, criminologist, Monash University and associate professor Carter Hay from Florida State University found ... Read more...

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Social exclusion fuelled looting, arson in London: Experts


August 10th, 2011 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) Social exclusion and breakdown of law and order could have spurred looters to disregard social norms, a media report said, quoting experts Tuesday."Many of the people ... Read more...

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Peer pressure drives juvenile cybercrimes


June 24th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 24 (IANS) Peer pressure and low self-control seem to be driving juvenile cybercrimes that include computer hacking and online bullying.Thomas Holt, criminologist and assistant professor at the Michigan ... Read more...

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Most people ‘willing to pay to reduce identity theft’


March 20th, 2011 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 20 (ANI): Most people are willing to pay to be protected from identity theft, according to a new study.A new four-state survey conducted by Florida State University criminologists found that ... Read more...

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Life of crime begins at 3 for some kids, say scientists


February 22nd, 2011 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 22 (ANI): Scientists have claimed that the seeds of criminal and anti-social behaviour can be found in children as young as three.Prof Adrian Raine, a British criminologist, argued that abnormal ... Read more...

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Being a monarch ‘is more dangerous than living in war zone’


January 28th, 2011 - 11:46 am ICT by ANI
London, Jan 28 (ANI): Beware Prince Charles and Prince William! Being a monarch is more dangerous than living in a war zone, says a Cambridge University researcher.Manuel Eisner, a criminologist, looked ... Read more...

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Italian TV host’s body stolen from grave


January 26th, 2011 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Novara, Jan 26 (IANS/AKI) The body of Mike Bongiorno, a US-born Italian television host who died in 2009 has been stolen from its grave near the northern city of Milan, Italian media ... Read more...

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WikiLeaks attackers ‘a united group of passionate actors’


December 19th, 2010 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 19 (ANI): Cyber crime experts from the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) have suggested that the mob mentality behind the current wave of cyber attacks against sites of various ... Read more...

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Criminal behaviour could be ‘all in the genes’


November 26th, 2010 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 26 (ANI): Is a life of crime hereditary? Apparently, it is, says a new research carried out in the US.The study of young men and women who had been adopted ... Read more...

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Kidnapping for ransom all-time high in Karachi


November 4th, 2010 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Nov 4 (IANS) The number of cases related to kidnapping for ransom in Pakistan's biggest metropolitan city, Karachi, has risen to over 100 this year -- an all-time high ... Read more...

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Wanted: Men who pay for sex and prostitutes who accept payment!


August 4th, 2009 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug 4 (ANI): In the hope to destroy some of the myths surrounding prostitution, an Australian researcher is on a lookout for men who visit prostitutes in New South Wales (NSW).University ... Read more...

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‘Warrior gene’ turns boys into violent gang members


June 6th, 2009 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 6 (IANS) Boys who carry the "warrior gene" are more likely to join gangs and become their most violent members, ready to pull the trigger anytime, according to a new ... Read more...

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Men carrying ‘warrior gene’ more likely to join gangs, use weapons


June 6th, 2009 - 11:23 am ICT by ANI
Washington, July 6 (ANI): Men who join gangs, are among the most violent members, and use weapons may be the carriers of a particular variation of the so-called "warrior gene", according to ... Read more...

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Youth gang members feel safe despite increased assault risk


June 4th, 2009 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 4 (ANI): A new research has revealed that kids in gangs feel safer despite a greater risk of being assaulted or killed.Michigan State University criminologist Chris Melde says that the ... Read more...

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Kids who join gangs feel safe despite increased danger


June 4th, 2009 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 4 (IANS) Children who join gangs feel safer despite a greater risk of being assaulted or killed, according to research funded by the US Justice Department. The findings by Michigan State ... Read more...

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”Chemical castration” may help blunt sex drive in perverts


December 28th, 2008 - 12:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 28 (ANI): As a part of a voluntary scheme, sex offenders in Britain have been given drugs that reduce sex drive and make it difficult for them to re-offend, ... Read more...

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Defence picking out police errors in Anand Jon Case


October 27th, 2008 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
Los Angeles, Oct 27 (ANI): The defence in Indian fashion designer Anand Jons multiple sexual assault case is mainly targeting at discrepancies and errors made by police investigators.The defence mentioned many ... Read more...

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Adolescents affiliation with delinquent peers tied up in the genome


October 2nd, 2008 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 2 (ANI): Adolescent males who possess a certain type of variation in a specific gene are more likely to develop affinity with delinquent peers, says a new study.In a ... Read more...

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Culture, not age and sex, influences youngsters drinking habits


September 23rd, 2008 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 23 (ANI): Its culture, not age and sex that influences a youngsters views on alcohol and drunkenness, according to a new study.Sponsored by the International Center for Alcohol Policies ... Read more...

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Now, a computer system that predicts fate of death row inmates


June 26th, 2008 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington , June 26 (ANI): Of the many inmates on death row, there are only a few who actually get to see the execution chamber. And in order to know who ... Read more...

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