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Spurned lover kills four, self (Lead)


September 3rd, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad/New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) Spurned by the family of a girl he wanted to marry, a 23-year-old man Monday shot her dead along with three others and then killed ... Read more...

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Large cache of firearms seized in Pune


August 30th, 2012 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Aug 30 (IANS) Two people have been arrested here with a large cache of arms, including nine country-made guns and 80 live cartridges, a top police official said Thursday.Yogesh ... Read more...

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22 Azerbaijanis face trial for spying for Iran


August 29th, 2012 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
Baku, Aug 28 (IANS) A total of 22 Azerbaijanis were Tuesday put on trial after being accused of secret collaboration with Iran's Revolutionary Guards, media reported.The trial started behind closed ... Read more...

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You can ‘kill’ Osama for $325!


August 19th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A former US Navy Seal has come up with a game which enables people to re-enact the raid in which US commandos killed slain former ... Read more...

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Breivik’s copycat held in Czech Republic


August 19th, 2012 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Czech police have detained a man alleged to have been planning terrorist attacks similar to the massacre carried out by Anders Behring Breivik in Norway ... Read more...

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Pakistani who killed 40 arrested


August 8th, 2012 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 8 (IANS) A hitman who killed at least 40 people has been arrested in Pakistan's Karachi city, a media report said.Sayyed Pathan was wanted for organised crime ranging ... Read more...

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Russian senators propose legalising handguns


July 25th, 2012 - 8:48 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A group of Russian senators have presented a report to the Federation Council for reforming the law on weapons and suggested legalising possession of ... Read more...

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Two women killed, many injured in firing in Bharatpur


July 1st, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 1 (IANS) Two women were shot dead, while at least a dozen other people were seriously wounded in a violent clash in Rajasthan's Bharatpur district Sunday, police said.The ... Read more...

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Rs.40 lakh looted from Haryana farmer


June 30th, 2012 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Jhajjar (Haryana), June 30 (IANS) A farmer carrying cash to deposit in a bank was waylaid and looted of Rs.40 lakh in Jhajjar district of Haryana Saturday, police said.Satbir Singh, ... Read more...

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Russian military to get new pistol


June 14th, 2012 - 10:09 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian Armed Forces will take delivery of a new 9-mm handgun to replace the aging Makarov pistol, Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said."We ... Read more...

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China destroys 100,000 seized guns


June 13th, 2012 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 13 (IANS) Over 100,000 guns have been destroyed in China as part of a police crackdown on illegal arms in 150 cities across the country.With Ministry of Public ... Read more...

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Lanus football fan shot dead by hooligans


May 27th, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, May 27 (IANS) An Argentine football fan was shot dead and five others were injured during a fight between rival hooligans on the outskirts of Buenos Aires.The ... Read more...

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Argentina destroys 11,000 firearms


May 7th, 2012 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, May 7 (IANS/EFE) Nearly 11,000 firearms surrendered by their owners were destroyed by the government as part of a programme to reduce the number of weapons in Argentina, ... Read more...

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Fake policemen held in Indonesia


May 3rd, 2012 - 5:06 am ICT by IANS
Jakarta, May 3 (IANS/AKI) Four members of a gang who posed as police officers to extort money from people have been arrested in the Indonesian capital.The suspects were held responsible ... Read more...

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Supreme Court notice to Kerala Police on Italian ship


April 10th, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday issued notice to Kerala Police and the state's mercantile marine department on a petition by the owners of Italian ship MT ... Read more...

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China seeks Pakistan help to nab terrorists (Second Lead)


April 6th, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 6 (IANS) China wants Pakistan to help arrest six Islamist terrorists whose assets and funds have been frozen.The six were core members of the "East Turkistan Islamic Movement", ... Read more...

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Italian ship will have to wait till forensic report: Kerala


March 28th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, March 28 (IANS) The Kerala government Wednesday informed the high court that a decision on whether Italian ship Enrica Lexie, from which marines had opened fire killing two Indian ... Read more...

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Fail fitness test, get pay cut: British cops told


March 16th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 16 (IANS) Policemen in the British capital face a massive cut in their salaries if a fitness test finds them to be fat.Security personnel would be asked to ... Read more...

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Russia to dispose of 4 million guns, including AK-47s


March 15th, 2012 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's defence ministry will dispose of four million obsolete guns and rifles, mainly AK-47s, by 2015.According to Russian daily Izvestia, a source in the defence ... Read more...

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Man with weapons arrested in Mumbai


February 14th, 2012 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 13 (IANS) Three days before the civic polls, Mumbai police Monday arrested a man with seven firearms and 12 live rounds of ammunition from a railway terminus in ... Read more...

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China to crack down on illegal gun possession


February 10th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 10 (IANS) The Chinese government will soon launch a nationwide crackdown on illegal possession of guns and explosives following a recent spate of armed robberies.The government "will concentrate ... Read more...

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Two convicted in Russia for making pen guns


February 8th, 2012 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A court in Russia's Far Eastern Amur region convicted two workers of a military plant who covertly manufactured pen guns, a spokesperson for the region's ... Read more...

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Russian man buys wooden crates, finds AK-47s inside


January 13th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A man in Russia was caught by surprise when the wooden crates he bought as firewood contained at least 79 AK-47 assault rifles and ammunition.The ... Read more...

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13 new forensic instructors in UAE


January 7th, 2012 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Jan 7 (IANS/WAM) A total of 13 experts from Abu Dhabi police's Forensic Evidence Department (FED) have been certified by the Accreditation Committee at the Ministry of Interior ... Read more...

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Four dead, 75 hurt in Belgium attack (Second Lead)


December 13th, 2011 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Dec 13 (IANS) At least four people were killed and 75 injured Tuesday when an armed man opened fire and threw several grenades at a crowded city square in ... Read more...

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Russia killed 300 militants in North Caucasus in 2011


December 3rd, 2011 - 4:15 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 3 (IANS) Russian interior forces have eliminated over 300 militants in the Northern Caucasus regions in 2011, the government said Friday.As per a report presented by ministry official ... Read more...

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Liberal distribution of firearms licences in Uttar Pradesh a concern: CEC


November 28th, 2011 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 28 (IANS) Taking strict cognizance of the sudden spurt in the distribution of firearms licences in parts of Uttar Pradesh ahead of the state assembly polls next year, ... Read more...

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Drunk, naked Moscow driver smashes 17 cars


October 31st, 2011 - 3:43 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A drunk and naked driver lost control during driving in Moscow and smashed 17 cars, including four police vehicles, police said Sunday. The unnamed man, who ... Read more...

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Naked driver hits 17 cars in Moscow


October 31st, 2011 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A drunk and naked man lost control while driving in Moscow and smashed 17 cars, including four police vehicles, police said Sunday."On Sunday, an unknown ... Read more...

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US gun ownership highest since 1993: Report


October 27th, 2011 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Forty-seven percent of American adults admit that they keep a gun in their household, which is the highest number recorded in almost two decades, ... Read more...

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China busts gun trafficking ring


October 20th, 2011 - 4:39 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 20 (IANS) Chinese police have busted a gun trafficking ring after 17 members of the gang were arrested. It used to smuggle arms from northern Myanmar.They used to ... Read more...

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Illegal liquor factory busted in Madhya Pradesh


October 20th, 2011 - 1:13 am ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Oct 19 (IANS) An illegal liquor factory was busted in Sagar district of Madhya Pradesh and a huge quantity of liquor, arms and cash was seized, police said Wednesday.Three ... Read more...

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Four toll plaza attendants thrashed in Ghaziabad


September 25th, 2011 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Sep 24 (IANS) Barely a day after a toll plaza attendant was shot dead in Gurgaon, five armed men in a mini-truck refused to pay toll fee of ... Read more...

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Most firearm deaths in Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand: Report


September 21st, 2011 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Jharkhand have recorded about two-thirds of India's firearm-related deaths in 2008, even as states like Tamil Nadu, Pondicherry and Kerala close ... Read more...

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Gangster gunned down in Uttar Pradesh


September 7th, 2011 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 7 (IANS) A gangster carrying a reward of Rs.50,000 for his capture was gunned down in Uttar Pradesh's Allahabad district Wednesday, police said. Sanjay Yadav, wanted in 14 criminal ... Read more...

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