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Three die in US shopping plaza shootout (Lead)


August 31st, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 31 (IANS) Three people, including an armed man wearing body armour who initially opened fire, were killed inside a shopping plaza in New Jersey Friday, a media report ... Read more...

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Japan releases Chinese activists as territorial row simmers


August 17th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Aug 17 (IANS) Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda Friday approved release of 14 Chinese activists, arrested by Japanese law enforcement officials for landing on the disputed Diaoyu Islands in the ... Read more...

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PETA India to sensitise children towards animals


August 3rd, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) In a bid to develop respect and compassion among children towards animals, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India has advocated the introduction ... Read more...

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US senate probe blames HSBC for money laundering


July 17th, 2012 - 11:21 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 17 (IANS) US Senate investigators have accused global banking giant HSBC of failing to prevent billions of dollars worth of money transfers linked to drug cartels and terrorist ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka plans severe punishment for child abuse


July 9th, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, July 9 (IANS) With increasing cases of child abuse in Sri Lanka, the government plans to impose tough punishments on the offenders, an official said Monday.Discussions are underway with ... Read more...

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Two militant leaders killed in Russia


June 28th, 2012 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The alleged leaders of two insurgency groups in Russia's Dagestan republic have been eliminated, officials said.The National Anti-Terrorism Committee said Magomed "Al-Bara" Abdusalamov was shot ... Read more...

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Indian-Americans caught in $450 mn Medicare fraud


May 3rd, 2012 - 11:11 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 3 (IANS) Several Indian-Americans are among 107 people charged in Medicare fraud schemes involving $450 million in false billings uncovered in an operation across seven cities in the ... Read more...

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New test can track nerve gas traces in terror attack


March 15th, 2012 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 15 (IANS) Scientists have developed a test that traces difficult-to-detect residues of sarin, a nerve agent used by terrorists, back to its source.For instance, sarin leaves traces after ... Read more...

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Russian official charged for $14 mn bank fraud


March 13th, 2012 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian authorities Monday charged a top state bank official over $14 million fraud.According to the interior affairs ministry, Russian law enforcement officials have formally presented ... Read more...

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Five injured in US high school shooting


February 27th, 2012 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 27 (IANS) Five students were wounded in US' Ohio state after a gunman opened fire in the cafeteria of a suburban high school just as the school day ... Read more...

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China calls for peaceful solution to Syrian crisis


February 25th, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 25 (IANS) China has said its veto of a UN Security Council resolution on Syria was "misunderstood", and called for a peaceful solution to the crisis."China's stance wasn't ... Read more...

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Clinton hopes Russia, China will change stance on Syria


February 25th, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton hopes the international community will help convince Russia and China to change their stance on Syria.Russia and China, the ... Read more...

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Mail containing suspicious powder sent to US Congress


February 23rd, 2012 - 6:12 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 23 (IANS) Two officials of the US Congress have received letters that contained a "suspicious powdery substance", following which officials sent out a warning cautioning other staffers to ... Read more...

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Russia, Iran oppose foreign interference in Syria


February 23rd, 2012 - 6:03 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev and his Iranian counterpart Mahmoud Ahmadinejad have spoken out against foreign interference in Syrian internal affairs.Medvedev and Ahmadinejad Wednesday discussed the ... Read more...

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Drunken Russian official fired for jumping out of window


January 24th, 2012 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian official has been sacked for jumping out of the office window while drunk.Alexander Vatrushkin worked with the Investigative Committee in Ulyanovsk, around 750 ... Read more...

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Rhino poaching surge in South Africa


January 13th, 2012 - 4:13 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, Jan 13 (IANS) Despite increased law enforcement efforts, rhino poaching accelerated in South Africa last year, the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) said Thursday.The country lost 448 rhinos ... Read more...

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Amish men jailed over reflective triangle dispute


January 12th, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Kentucky, Jan 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A group of Amish men who refused to use the mandated reflective triangle at the back of the horse-drawn cart have been jailed. The Amish community is ... Read more...

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46 mn pirated, porn publications seized in China


December 28th, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 28 (IANS) Over 46 million pieces of pirated, pornographic and illegal publications have been confiscated by law enforcement officials this year, authorities said Wednesday.The National Office Against Pornographic ... Read more...

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Backpacks key to unmasking suicide bombers’ identity


December 9th, 2011 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 9 (IANS) Catching suicide bombers might become easier by testing the containers rather than the bombs hidden in them, thanks to a new technique.Currently, law enforcement labs tend ... Read more...

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Supercharged mobility scooter seized in Doncaster


December 8th, 2011 - 10:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Dec 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Law enforcement officials in Doncaster have seized a supercharged scooter which is capable of achieving speed of 60mph. The machine was seized from a 24-year-old after residents ... Read more...

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Lohan impresses law officials with hard work


November 28th, 2011 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 28 (IANS) Troubled actress Lindsay Lohan has been hailed as "polite and hardworking" by law-enforcement officials.The 25-year-old is serving her community service and has completed 10 of ... Read more...

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Plot to kill Trinidad and Tobago PM uncovered


November 25th, 2011 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, Nov 25 (IANS) Prime Minister Kamla Persad Bissessar said Thursday that a plot to assassinate her and senior members of her cabinet has been uncovered, and it ... Read more...

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No police deaths in Jamaica in 2011


November 9th, 2011 - 9:58 am ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), Nov 9 (IANS/CMC) The minister for national security of Jamaica has described the year 2011 as the "safest year" for the police in the small Caribbean nation as there ... Read more...

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Prison fight in northern Mexico leaves 20 inmates killed


October 17th, 2011 - 7:45 pm ICT by BNO News
TAMAULIPAS, MEXICO (BNO NEWS) -- At least 20 inmates were killed and several others were injured during a fight at a prison in the northeastern Mexican state of Tamaulipas near the U.S. ... Read more...

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How barbaric is Pakistani society, wonders daily


October 17th, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 17 (IANS) Terrible atrocities often go unnoticed, showing "just how barbaric a society we have become", Pakistani daily said Monday as it expressed shock over sexual assault ... Read more...

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US “Bollywood” musician charged in plot to bomb Pentagon


September 29th, 2011 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 29 (IANS) A 26-year-old musician, who played in a Massachusetts band under the name "Bollywood" has been charged with plotting to attack the Pentagon and US Capitol with ... Read more...

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Mexican Drug lord’s wife gives birth to twin babies


September 27th, 2011 - 11:48 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Sept 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The wife of one of the most notorious Mexican drug lords has given birth to twins. Emma Coronel reportedly gave birth to two baby girls at ... Read more...

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Lawmaker arrested in immigration protest at White House


July 28th, 2011 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 28 (IANS/EFE) Rep. Luis Gutierrez was arrested for staging a sit-in in front of the White House to demand that President Barack Obama stop the deportations of ... Read more...

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Britain spies the most on web users: Google


June 30th, 2011 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
London, June 29 (IANS) Britain requests the maximum details about internet users than any other country, internet giant Google has said.A report by the search engine revealed that British law ... Read more...

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Terrorism must be countered with jobs, education: Zardari


June 25th, 2011 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 25 (IANS) Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari Saturday vowed not to let terrorism succeed, and said the way to defeat the menace was to provide jobs, education and ... Read more...

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US homeland secretary visiting India


May 24th, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) US Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano is visiting India to discuss issues related to terrorism and internal security.Napolitano's four-day visit begins Tuesday, and ... Read more...

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Strauss-Kahn’s semen found on maid’s shirt


May 24th, 2011 - 10:22 am ICT by IANS
New York, May 24 (IANS) The semen of former managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Dominique Strauss-Kahn was found on the shirt of a hotel maid who alleges ... Read more...

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Few takers for IGNOU’s anti-human trafficking course


May 12th, 2011 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) A year after it was launched, an anti-human trafficking certificate course started by the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) and the home ministry has ... Read more...

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After Osama, beware of ‘lone wolves’: US advisory


May 11th, 2011 - 11:09 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 11 (IANS) Lone individuals are the most likely to launch attacks in the US following the killing of Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden in a US raid ... Read more...

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Russian human rights activist detained in Minsk


April 29th, 2011 - 9:47 am ICT by IANS
Minsk, April 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Belarusian Law enforcement officers detained a Russian human rights activist, Ivan Kondratenko, in Minsk Thursday, according to a statement issued by the Committee for International ... Read more...

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