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Gang linked to Iran n-scientists killings held


May 6th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, May 6 (IANS) Iran has busted a drug gang linked to the killings of its nuclear scientists, authorities said Sunday.Major drug smugglers linked to the assassination of nuclear scientists ... Read more...

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47 tonnes of hashish seized in Turkey in 2011


March 15th, 2012 - 1:18 am ICT by IANS
Ankara, March 14 (IANS) A total of 46.9 tonnes of hashish and 6.4 tonnes of heroin were seized by police in Turkey in 2011, the Anatolia news agency reported.Police detained ... Read more...

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Amazon tribe missing after drug trafficker attack


August 10th, 2011 - 11:44 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Aug 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Brazilian officials are concerned that an uncontacted tribe living in the Amazon rainforest may have been harmed by armed drug smugglers. Officials say the ... Read more...

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India’s BSF killed 136 Bangladeshis in two years: Dhaka


March 25th, 2011 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 25 (IANS) India's Border Security Force (BSF) troopers killed 136 Bangladeshi nationals and injured 170 in the last two years, Bangladesh Home Minister Sahara Khatun has said.But the ... Read more...

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Shah Rukh Khan reaches Malaysia to film ‘Don’ sequel


February 14th, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 14 (ANI): Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan has reached Malaysia to film the sequel to his 2006 blockbuster hit 'Don'.Accompanied by co-star Priyanka Chopra, a former Miss World, ... Read more...

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Shah Rukh Khan in Malaysia to film ‘Don’ sequel


February 14th, 2011 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 14 (IANS) Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan is back in Malaysia to shoot a sequel to his blockbuster 'Don' - this time on a larger scale and with ... Read more...

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Mexican gangs catapult drugs into US


January 29th, 2011 - 12:32 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Hermosillo, Jan 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Mexican drug peddlers are doing everything possible to ensure that their illegal business thrives.In a new move, the peddlers are now catapulting drugs into the United States. ... Read more...

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Majority offences in UAE are cyber crimes


January 10th, 2011 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Jan 10 (IANS) Of all criminal offences committed in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), a whopping 70 percent are cyber crimes, a top official has said.Cyber criminals are keeping up with ... Read more...

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54 drug smugglers held in Afghanistan


January 10th, 2011 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, Jan 9 (IANS) Afghan police have confiscated over 700 kg of narcotics and apprehended 54 people on charges of drug trafficking, the interior ministry said Sunday."Counter-narcotics police have discovered 737 kg ... Read more...

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Oz considering banning electronic tickets, automatic baggage check-ins over security reasons


January 9th, 2011 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 9 (ANI): In a latest move on the crackdown of the airport security, Australia could soon ban electronic tickets and automatic baggage check-ins, and bar non-passengers from entering terminals.According to ... Read more...

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Border Patrol Agent Loses Life In Encounter With Bandits


December 19th, 2010 - 8:43 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Dec 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Border Patrol agent recently lost his life while trying to deal with a gang of bandits at the border land of Arizona. On Tuesday, 40-year-old ... Read more...

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Four Indians arrested in Bangkok with 8.5kg of ‘ice’


November 16th, 2010 - 4:38 pm ICT by admin
BANGKOK, Nov 16 (MCOT) – Four alleged drug smugglers, Indian nationals, have been arrested in possession of 8.5kg of crystal methamphetamine, commonly known as 'ice', valued at Bt32 million (over US$1 million) ... Read more...

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Indonesia and Australia discuss asylum center proposal and drug smugglers’ death sentence


November 2nd, 2010 - 8:34 pm ICT by BNO News
JAKARTA, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono on Tuesday met with Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard at the Merdeka State Palace in Jakarta, discussing the Australian proposal for an ... Read more...

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Four held with heroin worth Rs.4 crore


September 3rd, 2010 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, Sep 3 (IANS) A special task force (STF) of Uttar Pradesh Police Friday arrested four drug smugglers from Dadri town of Greater Noida and seized heroin worth over Rs.4 crore. The ... Read more...

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Tension Simmers As Arizona Immigration Law Gets Implemented


August 1st, 2010 - 6:54 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Phoenix, Arizona, Aug 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The state of Arizona has found itself amidst widespread conflict after a law which cracks down on illegal immigration in the state went into ... Read more...

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US and Russia uncover innovative cocaine trade scheme


July 27th, 2010 - 9:08 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Moscow, July 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Russia's top drug law enforcement officers have announced that they have uncovered a high profile cocaine trade scheme in Moscow. They announced that they uncovered the scheme ... Read more...

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75 tonnes of drugs smuggled into Russia


July 7th, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Some 75 tonnes of drugs are smuggled into Russia from Afghanistan via Central Asia every year, Russian drug control authority said Wednesday. Around 30 percent of heroin originating ... Read more...

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10 Afghans, 80 Taliban killed as Petraeus takes command (Roundup)


July 4th, 2010 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 4 (DPA) Ten Afghan civilians and more than 80 Taliban insurgents were killed in the latest violence in Afghanistan, officials said Sunday as US General David Petraeus formally took ... Read more...

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Afghan, NATO forces kill 80 Taliban fighters (Lead)


July 4th, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 4 (DPA) Afghan and NATO forces killed more than 80 suspected Taliban militants in separate clashes and airstrikes in southern and central Afghanistan, officials said Sunday. A total of 63 ... Read more...

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US President Barack Obama sending troops to the Mexican border


May 26th, 2010 - 9:42 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, May 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The US President Barack Obama is sending 1,200 National Guard troops to the Mexican border. Officials said that this move would strengthen security on the ... Read more...

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Ultra-pure Heroin Arrives In The U.S.


May 25th, 2010 - 10:14 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 25, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Drug smugglers from Mexico are clandestinely promoting a new form of ultra-pure heroin, which is available for merely $10 a bag. This latest form of ... Read more...

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Ultra Pure Mexican Heroin Puts US Drug OD’s on Rise


May 25th, 2010 - 9:37 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
May 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) While the battle over US border laws such as the one in Arizona rages on, drug smugglers from Mexico are peddling more and more of a new danger ... Read more...

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Ultra-pure heroin arrives in U.S.


May 25th, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, May 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Drug smugglers from Mexico are peddling an ultra potent form of heroin in the US. The drug, which sells for just $10 for a bag, ... Read more...

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Ultra-pure Heroin Secretly Makes Headway In U.S.


May 25th, 2010 - 6:36 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri May 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In what is being seen as a major reason for worry, the drug smugglers are peddling type of ultra pure heroine from Mexico to various states ... Read more...

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Taliban says will break the Americans teeth


April 18th, 2010 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
Kandahar (Afghanistan), Apr.18 (ANI): The Taliban believes they are winning and are able to negotiate from a position of strength.Asked about a forthcoming Nato offensive in the Kandahar region, a ... Read more...

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China executes three Japanese drug smugglers


April 9th, 2010 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 9 (IANS) China executed three Japanese nationals Friday after they were convicted of drug trafficking, the Supreme People's Court said. Teruo Takeda, 67, Hironori Ukai, 48, and Katsuo Mori, 67, were ... Read more...

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Colombian police destroy drug smugglers’ landing strips


March 25th, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, March 25 (IANS/EFE) Anti-drug police in Colombia have destroyed six clandestine landing strips used by drug traffickers in the country's northern province of La Guajira, bordering Venezuela, authorities said. "According to the ... Read more...

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Cocaine seized in Haryana


March 1st, 2010 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Ambala (Haryana), March 1 (IANS) Three young men working for an inter-state gang of drug smugglers were arrested in Haryana and cocaine worth Rs.2 crore seized from them. Acting on a tip, police ... Read more...

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Tombstone used to smuggle drugs into Canada!


January 27th, 2010 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Vancouver, Jan 27 (IANS) Canadians police have seized a record quantity of drugs hidden inside a tombstone that was imported from Iran. Though drug smugglers have always been deploying newer methods of smuggling ... Read more...

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EU condemns China’s execution of ‘mentally ill’ Briton


December 30th, 2009 - 4:14 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 30 (RIA Novosti) The European Union (EU) Tuesday condemned the execution by China of a British man said to be suffering from a mental illness on drug-smuggling charges. Akmal Shaikh, ... Read more...

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Shaikh’s execution unlikely to damage Sino-UK ties


December 29th, 2009 - 3:43 pm ICT by ANI
London/Beijing, Dec. 29 (ANI): Britisher Akmal Shaikh's execution in China on Wednesday for drug smuggling is unlikely to damage Sino-UK ties in the long term.Shaikh's execution, despite repeated pleas for clemency ... Read more...

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Drug smugglers’ plane kills motorcyclist in Honduras


December 7th, 2009 - 7:21 am ICT by IANS
Tegucigalpa (Honduras), Dec 7 (EFE) A motorcyclist was hit and killed by a small plane carrying cocaine on a highway in northern Honduras, officials said. Israel Martinez Euceda, 18, was hit by the ... Read more...

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Jake Gyllenhaal gives convicted drug smuggler a movie role


November 30th, 2009 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 30 (ANI): Jake Gyllenhaal was so moved by the life story of a troubled teen that the actor won him a cameo role in his upcoming flick Brothers.Gyllenhaal, 28, spent ... Read more...

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Unmanned planes to guard UK’s borders


November 26th, 2009 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.26 (ANI): Military drones will be deployed to guard Britain's borders from illegal immigrants and drug smugglers, The Sun reports.The pilotless spy planes - capable of reading a car number ... Read more...

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Chandigarh police claim to bust drug smugglers’ gang


November 21st, 2009 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 21 (IANS) Chandigarh police Saturday claimed to have busted an inter-state gang of drug smugglers after arresting two men and recovering contraband from their possession. According to police, they laid a ... Read more...

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