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Phony news crew smuggles $9.2 mn into Nicaragua


August 28th, 2012 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
Managua, Aug 28 (IANS/EFE) Eighteen people arrested last week while trying to enter Nicaragua disguised as a news crew from Mexico's Televisa television were carrying $9.2 million in cash, police ... Read more...

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Three held over deadly Russian flood that killed 153


July 22nd, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 22 (IANS) Three officials have been held on charges of professional negligence over a deadly flood that ravaged southern Russia's Krymsk city and killed at least 153 people, ... Read more...

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17 held in Mexico summer camp attack


July 20th, 2012 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, July 20 (IANS/EFE) Seventeen suspects have been arrested for a brutal attack on a Mexican summer camp in which two young women and three girls were raped.The attorney ... Read more...

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Belarus arrests Lithuanian spies


July 13th, 2012 - 8:06 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Former Soviet state Belarus has said it has detained a Lithuanian military intelligence officer and his local agents for spying.Belarus' State Security Committee said the ... Read more...

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Warsaw clashes instigated by locals: Polish ambassador


June 13th, 2012 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Poland's Ambassador in Russia Wojciech Zajaczkowski Wednesday said violence which flared at a march by Russian fans in the Polish capital Warsaw Tuesday was instigated ... Read more...

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Uzbek gang held for rape, murder of 14 women


May 31st, 2012 - 6:31 am ICT by IANS
Tashkent, May 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Members of a criminal gang in Uzbekistan have been arrested on suspicion of raping and murdering 14 women in the capital Tashkent, an interior ministry ... Read more...

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Rave party: Cricketers, celebs claim innocence, organiser arrested (Roundup)


May 21st, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 21 (IANS) Celebs and Indian Premier League (IPL) cricketers, present at a rave party which was raided by police and drugs seized, Monday claimed innocence even as the ... Read more...

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Mumbai rave party busted, IPL players questioned


May 21st, 2012 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 21 (IANS) Two Indian Premier League (IPL) players were questioned after Mumbai Police busted a rave party here and detained about 100 people, officials said Monday.Rahul Sharma ... Read more...

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U.S. program releases Afghan insurgents in exchange for peace pledges


May 7th, 2012 - 10:59 pm ICT by BNO News
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- Hoping to build trust between fractious tribes and boosting peace negotiations with the Taliban, the United States has released as many as 20 high-level detainees from a ... Read more...

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EU wants fair trail for Sri Lanka detainees


May 6th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, May 6 (IANS) The European Union (EU) Sunday called for a fair trial for suspected Tamil Tiger rebels held in Sri Lankan prisons.They should be either charged or released, ... Read more...

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Maoists say Hikaka will be tried April 25 (Lead)


April 20th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 20 (IANS) Odisha's ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) legislator Jhina Hikaka, who was kidnapped over three weeks ago, will be tried in a people's court on April 25, ... Read more...

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Now Maoists say Hikaka will be tried April 25


April 20th, 2012 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 20 (IANS) Maoists in Odisha have set April 25 as the date to try Jhina Hikaka in a kangaroo court amid rumours that the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) ... Read more...

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Maoists plan peoples’ court to decide fate of Hikaka (Lead)


April 18th, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 18 (IANS) Maoists Wednesday accused the Odisha government of not taking steps on their demands and announced they would decide the fate of legislator Jhina Hikaka, who is ... Read more...

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Maoists plan peoples’ court to decide fate of Hikaka


April 18th, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 18 (IANS) The Maoists Wednesday accused the Odisha government of not taking steps on their demand and announced they would decide the fate of legislator Jhina Hikaka, who ... Read more...

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Russian ruling party wants tough penalties for protesters


April 18th, 2012 - 5:35 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Lawmakers from Russia's ruling United Russia party have proposed stiffer penalties for protest organisers and participants, including a steep increase in the fine and sentencing ... Read more...

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Odisha offers to withdraw cases as hostage crisis worsens (Lead)


April 17th, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 17 (IANS) With the hostage crisis worsening and a day to go before the deadline set by the Maoists lapses, Odisha Tuesday offered to withdraw cases against people ... Read more...

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Iran releases detained Russians


April 16th, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran has released two Russians detained in the country. No specific charges were filed by Tehran and the reasons behind their detention were not explained.The ... Read more...

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Odisha hostage crisis: Maoist deadline ends Tuesday


April 10th, 2012 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 10 (IANS) As the Tuesday evening deadline set by Maoists for fulfilment of their demands neared, uncertainty continued over the fate of the Italian and the Odisha legislator ... Read more...

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Hostage crisis: Odisha yet to decide on fresh demands (Lead)


April 10th, 2012 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 9 (IANS) Odisha has yet to decide on the latest Maoist demands for the release of an Italian and a legislator being held captive by the rebels since ... Read more...

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Tripura police nab dog traffickers


April 6th, 2012 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, April 6 (IANS) Tripura Police have arrested three people, including a woman, for trafficking dogs to other northeastern states, police said here Friday."Police arrested the three people with six ... Read more...

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US agencies hid Mumbai-style terror plot from Britain


April 5th, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 5 (IANS) American spy agencies refused to give British intelligence services full details of a "Mumbai-style" terrorist plot in the country, fearing their top-secret sources may get exposed, ... Read more...

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US to hand over control of Afghan detention centre


March 10th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 10 (IANS) A US-run detention centre in Afghanistan that houses 3,000 people will move to Afghan control under a crucial agreement signed by the two countries, CNN reported.The ... Read more...

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29 prison personnel held over Mexico massacre


February 24th, 2012 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Monterrey (Mexico), Feb 24 (IANS/EFE) Three prison officials and 26 guards at the Apodaca state penitentiary in the northeastern Mexican state of Nuevo Leon are being held in preventive detention ... Read more...

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Tribal woman killed for suspected witchcraft in Tripura


February 11th, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Feb 11 (IANS) An elderly tribal woman was hacked to death and two were injured in the northeastern state of Tripura Friday in a suspected case of public reaction ... Read more...

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Snap ISI-Taliban ties, US tells Pakistan (Lead)


February 2nd, 2012 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington/Islamabad, Feb 2 (IANS) The US has asked Pakistan to snap the ties between the ISI and the Taliban and act against terrorist safe havens after a NATO ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

US wants Pakistan to snap ISI ties with Taliban


February 2nd, 2012 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 2 (IANS) Amid credible reports that the Pakistan's spy agency ISI was secretly supporting Taliban insurgents to recover lost ground in Afghanistan, the United States has asked ... Read more...

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Iran reports arrests of ’several’ US spies


January 9th, 2012 - 8:37 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Jan 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran's Intelligence Minister Heydar Moslehi has announced the arrest of several alleged US spies charged with an attempt to disrupt the upcoming parliamentary elections in ... Read more...

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Drug traffickers held carrying heroin in stomach


December 27th, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Two drug couriers who had concealed heroin capsules in their stomachs have been detained at the airport of Russia's Siberian city of Novosibirsk, the customs ... Read more...

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42 Pakistanis deported from Turkey


December 16th, 2011 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 16 (IANS) At least 42 Pakistani nationals deported from Turkey reached Pakistan Friday and were taken into custody, a media report said.Immigration officials from the Federal Investigation ... Read more...

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Forest troopers kill tribal woman


December 3rd, 2011 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
Agartala, Dec 2 (IANS) A tribal woman was shot dead and another villager injured when forest guards opened fire to disperse a mob in Tripura late Friday evening, police here ... Read more...

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Six Myanmarese held in Tripura, sent to jail


November 7th, 2011 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Nov 7 (IANS) Six Myanmar nationals arrested for illegally entering Tripura from Bangladesh were Monday sent to jail for 14 days, police here said.There were three women among those ... Read more...

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Two held with pangolin skin worth Rs.9 mn


October 22nd, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Silchar (Assam), Oct 22 (IANS) Two people were arrested here with 144 kg of pangolin skin worth Rs.87 lakh that was being smuggled to China via Myanmar, custom officials said ... Read more...

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Afghan intelligence says it foiled plot to kill President Karzai


October 6th, 2011 - 2:29 am ICT by BNO News
KABUL (BNO NEWS) -- Six people have been detained on charges of plotting the assassination of Afghan President Hamid Karzai, the country's top intelligence agency said on Wednesday.Those arrested include four university ... Read more...

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Delhi blast: All but two detainees released in Kashmir


September 13th, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 13 (IANS) Except for two men still being questioned in Kishtwar town, no one is in detention in Jammu and Kashmir for last week's Delhi High Court blast, ... Read more...

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178 terrorism cases in US ended in convictions since 9/11 (To go with 9/11 accused has gone to the gallows)


September 10th, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 10 (IANS) Of the 196 among 345 terrorism cases brought to US courts since the 9/11 attacks, 178 have ended in convictions.# Nearly 3,000 held on terrorism charges ... Read more...

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