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Colombian caught trying to board plane with grenade


August 22nd, 2012 - 11:24 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, Aug 22 (IANS/EFE) A man was arrested when a grenade was found in his carry-on luggage as he tried to board a commercial flight in the southwestern Colombian city ... Read more...

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Fourteen dismembered bodies found in truck in Mexico


June 8th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Ciudad Mante, June 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Fourteen dismembered human bodies have been discovered in a truck in the centre of a Northern Mexican town on Thursday. Local media believe that the ... Read more...

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Nine gunned down at Mexican nightclub


February 5th, 2012 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
Ciudad Juarez (Mexico), Feb 5 (IANS/EFE) Gunmen killed nine people, including five musicians, and wounded 11 at a nightclub in the northern Mexican city of Chihuahua, authorities said.The incident occurred ... Read more...

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10 killed in Mexican city


January 8th, 2012 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Jan 8 (IANS) At least 10 people were killed in separate violent incidents in the northern Mexican city of Torreon over Friday and Saturday, said police. Five of ... Read more...

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Mexican police desert town after death threats


November 27th, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Nov 27 (IANS/EFE) The entire police force deserted a town in Mexico after getting death threats from drug traffickers, officials said.A total of 32 police officials in Caracuaro ... Read more...

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40 die in Mexican casino attack


August 26th, 2011 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 26 (IANS) At least 40 people were killed and dozens injured in an attack on a casino in the northern Mexican city of Monterrey, officials said.According to ... Read more...

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Nine bodies found on Mexican highway


August 21st, 2011 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 21 (IANS/EFE) The bodies of nine people with gunshot wounds were found Saturday on a highway in the western Mexican state of Nayarit, officials said.The corpses were ... 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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Bus passengers kidnapped for recruitment in Mexico gangs


April 11th, 2011 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, April 11 (IANS/EFE) A bus was hijacked in a northern Mexican state to recruit the male passengers as gunmen in drug gangs, according to witnesses.The bus, heading for ... Read more...

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5 killed in attack on Mexican bar


April 3rd, 2011 - 11:01 am ICT by IANS
Ciudad Juarez (Mexico), April 3 (IANS/EFE) Five people were killed and three were wounded in an attack on a bar in this Mexican city, authorities said.Arturo Sandoval, spokesman for the ... Read more...

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Funeral home attacked with fire bombs in Mexico


March 2nd, 2011 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
Ciudad Juarez (Mexico), March 2 (IANS/EFE) A funeral home in Mexico's Ciudad Juarez city was attacked with fire bombs and gunfire while relatives and friends mourned a man killed several ... Read more...

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Singer shot at during robbery in Mexican city


February 23rd, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Ciudad Juarez (Mexico) Feb 23 (IANS/EFE) A member of popular musical band Caballo Dorado was shot by several men who robbed him in Ciudad Juarez city of Mexico, police said.Eduardo Gameros was ... Read more...

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Two Californian Girls Hospitalized Subsequent To Wolfing Pot Cookie


January 27th, 2011 - 7:19 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
January 27, 2011 (Pen Men at Work): Two Californian girls of 11 and 10 years respectively have been transported to a hospice subsequent to consuming a marijuana cookie they unearthed on a ... Read more...

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‘Superdog’ To Enable Dogs To Be Guided Remotely To Undertake Risky And Dicey Tasks


January 20th, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
January 20, 2011 (Pen Men at Work): Fresh research has unveiled that the canines, who are being directed remotely, can be transported into risky locations, and can undertake more challenging tasks than ... Read more...

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Wisconsinite Woman Finds Drugs Worth $280,000 Insider Her Vacuum Cleaner’s Box


January 17th, 2011 - 7:42 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
January 17, 2011 (Pen Men at Work): A Wisconsinite woman, who was bequeathed a vacuum cleaner as a present by her progeny, has unearthed that it was laden with drugs of the ... Read more...

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S. American drug gangs funding al-Qaeda terrorists


December 30th, 2010 - 10:21 am ICT by ANI
Sao Paulo (Brazil), Dec. 30 (ANI): South American drugs gangs are reportedly providing millions of pounds of funding to al-Qaeda terrorists to ensure the safe passage of cocaine across North Africa and ... Read more...

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37 killed in Brazil slum raids


December 5th, 2010 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, Dec 5 (IANS/EFE) At least 37 people were killed, over 100 arrested and over 500 weapons and 34 tonnes of drugs seized in operations against drug gangs in two slums ... Read more...

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Entire police force of Los Ramones quits after gunmen attack their office


October 28th, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Ramones, Oct 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It is common knowledge that the police are there to protect the citizens when terror strikes.Well, that is not always the case. At least in the ... Read more...

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At least 5 dead after drug-related clashes in northern Mexico


October 15th, 2010 - 11:41 pm ICT by BNO News
MONTERREY, MEXICO (BNO NEWS) -- At least five people were killed and three others were wounded during deadly clashes between Mexican Marines and drug gangs in the northern region of Mexico.An initial ... Read more...

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Juanes concert brings attention to violence in Colombian city


September 23rd, 2010 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
Medellin (Colombia), Sep 23 (IANS/EFE) Colombian singer-songwriter Juanes organised a concert in a violent district of his home city of Medellin, where turf battles among rival gangs have killed more than 1,600 ... Read more...

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Mexican drug cartel infiltrates Australia


September 15th, 2010 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 15 (IANS) One of the world's most powerful organised crime syndicates, the Sinaloa drug cartel of Mexico, has infiltrated Australia, importing up to half of the cocaine used on the ... Read more...

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Six policemen killed in Mexico


September 9th, 2010 - 9:04 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Sep 9 (IANS/EFE) Six policemen were killed in fighting with gunmen in northeast Mexico, officials said. The gunfight broke out around 3.00 a.m. Wednesday near Padilla town in Tamaulipas state.The ... Read more...

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Mexican massacre policemen go missing


August 28th, 2010 - 6:37 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 28 (DPA) The aftermath of the migrant massacre in northern Mexico continued to unfold Friday as two police officials went missing and the family of the sole survivor received ... Read more...

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11 members of drug gang killed in Mexico


August 13th, 2010 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 13 (IANS/EFE) Eleven members of a drug gang were killed in fighting with soldiers in northwestern Mexico, an official said Friday. Three troops were wounded in the clash in Santiago ... Read more...

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51 Dead Bodies, Seemingly Associated With The Rivalry Between Drug Gangs, Found At A Dumping Ground In Northern Mexico


July 25th, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 25, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The detectives of Mexico uttered on Saturday that they have found 51 dead bodies in two days of hollowing out in a ground that is ... Read more...

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Seven shot dead on Colombian highway


July 9th, 2010 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, July 9 (IANS/EFE) Seven members of a family, including two minors, were killed when gunmen attacked their vehicle in the northwestern Colombia, authorities said. The assailants struck Wednesday afternoon in the province ... Read more...

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Sergio ‘El Shaka’ Vega Shot Down Hours After Denying His Own Murder


June 29th, 2010 - 2:16 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
June 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) ‘El Shaka Vega was a well known Mexican musician who was famous for his songs about drug barons. He was shot down while driving his own ... Read more...

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Mexican Singer Sergio Vega Murdered By Unidentified Gunmen


June 28th, 2010 - 8:17 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez June 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Mexican musical artist Sergio Vega has been killed by unidentified gunmen while he was on his way to perform at a concert, according to latest reports. ... Read more...

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At least 77 bodies found in abandoned Mexican silver mine, drug gangs suspected


June 7th, 2010 - 11:48 pm ICT by BNO News
MEXICO CITY (BNO NEWS) -- A total of 77 bodies have been found in an abandoned silver mine in southern Mexico, according to local media reports on Monday. The bodies were removed by ... Read more...

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73 killed in Jamaican drug violence


May 28th, 2010 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston, May 28 (IANS/EFE) At least 73 people were killed and dozens wounded in clashes between security forces and drug gangs in Jamaica, authorities said. Clashes erupted during raids Thursday to capture crime ... Read more...

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Canadian Sikh shot dead in home


May 18th, 2010 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Vancouver, May 18 (IANS) A Sikh youth has been shot dead in the driveway of his posh home in the Vancouver suburb of Surrey. Chhminder Singh Gill, 32, who was killed Sunday, may ... Read more...

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Blood bath in Mexico bar: eight dead, 19 injured


May 17th, 2010 - 5:09 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, May 17 (DPA) Armed attackers shot their way into a bar in the city of Torreon, killing eight people and injuring another 19, according to media reports Sunday. Ten of the ... Read more...

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300 kg synthetic drugs seized in Mexico


May 6th, 2010 - 8:55 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, May 6 (IANS/EFE) More than 300 kg of synthetic drugs valued at $7.8 million have been seized by Mexican army troops in Tijuana city, near the border with San Diego, ... Read more...

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Five killed in Brazil anti-drug operation


April 21st, 2010 - 7:08 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 21 (IANS/EFE) At least five people were killed and one was wounded Tuesday in a police operation targeting a drug trafficking gang here, Brazilian officials said. The five dead ... Read more...

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Four human heads found in Mexico


April 1st, 2010 - 3:44 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, April 1 (DPA) Mexican police Wednesday found four human heads lined up at the feet of a statue in Apatzingan, in the western state of Michoacan. The attorney general's office said ... Read more...

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