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Owners of dangerous dogs face jail in Britain


August 21st, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 21 (IANS) Britons who own dangerous dogs that attack people in public will be jailed for 18 months under new laws, a media report said.Offenders convicted of having ... Read more...

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Seven killed in Iraq violence


August 8th, 2012 - 4:07 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Aug 8 (IANS) At least seven people were killed and four injured Tuesday in separate gunfire and bomb attacks in central and northern Iraq, police said.In Baghdad, two Iraqi ... Read more...

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400 offenders in Britain raped again after release


July 16th, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 16 (IANS) Over 400 sex offenders carried out rapes after being freed from British jails, say official statistics.Of 3,263 rapists convicted in last three years, 409 had previous ... Read more...

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Iraq frees Saddam Hussein’s interior minister


July 10th, 2012 - 9:01 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, July 10 (IANS) Iraqi authorities have released the country's former interior minister Mohmoud Dhiyab al-Ahmed from prison, according to an official with Ministry of Justice."Iraqi authorities released Mohmoud Dhiyab ... 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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Divorce rate hits 40-year low in Britain


June 30th, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 30 (IANS) Divorce cases in Britain have fallen to their lowest level innearly 40 years, Daily Mail reported Saturday.There was a one percent fall last year and a ... Read more...

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140 Russian parties apply for registration


April 20th, 2012 - 4:39 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) More than 140 political parties in Russia have lined up for registration, an official said. Russia currently has seven officially registered parties."So far 143 political ... Read more...

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Stun guns disguised as phones flood Britain


February 12th, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 12 (IANS) Police in Britain have been put on alert after reports said high-powered stun guns disguised as mobile phones are being smuggled into the country.Authorities believe that ... Read more...

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British prisoners threatening people on Facebook


January 30th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 30 (IANS) Around 350 "dangerous prisoners" currently in British jails have been caught taunting people on Facebook to which they logged in through smartphones smuggled inside prisons.The ... Read more...

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Cash-strapped Italy to free thousands of prisoners


December 15th, 2011 - 10:41 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Dec 15 (IANS/AKI) Thousands of prisoners will be released from prisons across Italy to ease overcrowding and save the cash-strapped country millions of euros. However, the released prisoners will ... Read more...

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Iraq hangs 12 Al Qaeda men for wedding massacre


November 25th, 2011 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Nov 24 (IANS) Twelve Al Qaeda members were executed in Iraq Thursday for their role in the horrific massacre of 70 people during a wedding ceremony in 2006, the ... Read more...

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11 executed in Iraq


November 17th, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Nov 17 (IANS/AKI) Eleven people were executed Thursday in Iraq for their involvement in terrorist activities, the justice ministry said.Among those executed was a Tunisian national who detonated a ... Read more...

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UAE, Sri Lanka sign drafts of extradition pacts


October 9th, 2011 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Oct 9 (IANS/WAM) The UAE and Sri Lanka have signed the final drafts of judicial agreements relating to the extradition of criminals and providing assistance in criminal cases.These ... Read more...

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Thousands of jail inmates to be called ‘Mister’


September 14th, 2011 - 8:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Sept 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Prison guards in Britain have been told that they will have to address thousands of inmates with the title “mister.” The directive was given despite the objection ... Read more...

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Child sex abuse convictions surge in UK


September 3rd, 2011 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 2 (IANS) The number of individuals found guilty of sex offences on children under 16 in England and Wales has risen by nearly 60 percent in last six ... Read more...

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British police hunt for 30,000 rioters


August 21st, 2011 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 21 (IANS) About 30,000 people are suspected to have been involved in the looting, arson and violence during the riots which were witnessed in Britain recently, Scotland Yard ... Read more...

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UAE, US discuss legal cooperation


August 16th, 2011 - 1:29 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Aug 15 (IANS/WAM) United Arab Emirates and the US Monday discussed ways to enhance cooperation between the two countries in the judicial and legal areas, as well as ... Read more...

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Norway minister thanks police for fantastic work


July 26th, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Oslo, July 26 (IANS) Norway's justice minister has thanked the police for their "fantastic" response after the deadly bombing and shooting in the capital Oslo that led to the death ... Read more...

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Iraqi legislators oppose execution of Saddam regime officials


July 17th, 2011 - 1:33 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, July 17 (IANS) Iraqi lawmakers have opposed the execution of two top military officials of former dictator Saddam Hussein's regime, warning that it could lead to sectarian conflicts, Xinhua ... Read more...

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Danish court rejects Kim Davy’s extradition to India (Second Lead)


June 30th, 2011 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) The Danish High Court in Copenhagen Thursday rejected a plea for the extradition of Niels Holck alias Kim Davy to India in the 1995 Purulia ... Read more...

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Mubarak’s daughters-in-law banned from leaving Egypt


June 17th, 2011 - 10:30 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egypt's ministry of justice has imposed travel bans on two daughters-in-law of former president Hosni Mubarak, Al Ahram reported.The ban was imposed by the ministry's ... Read more...

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CBI denies warrant ‘expired’, Davy extradition decision in July (Lead)


May 21st, 2011 - 1:24 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Friday said there was "no question" of its team landing in Copenhagen with an expired warrant for the extradition ... Read more...

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CBI denies warrant ‘expired’, Davy extradition decision in July


May 20th, 2011 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Friday clarified that there was "no question" of its team landing in Copenhagen with an expired warrant for the ... Read more...

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Britain to allow those who know Indian languages to be jury


April 26th, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 26 (IANS) The inability to understand, read or write English language would no longer be a hindrance to serve as a British jury member deciding immigration cases. People ... Read more...

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Egypt freezes assets of top Mubarak-era officials


April 5th, 2011 - 5:58 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, April 5 (IANS) Egypt has frozen the bank accounts of several former officials and their families, as part of the anti-corruption campaign since the ouster of president Hosni Mubarak.The ... Read more...

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Number of armed teens doubles in a decade in UK


March 20th, 2011 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 20 (ANI): A new survey has revealed that the number of teenagers convicted for carrying knives has doubled in a decade in England.Courts are finding under-18s guilty of carrying knives ... Read more...

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Taiwan executes five convicted murderers


March 5th, 2011 - 1:55 am ICT by BNO News
TAIPEI, TAIWAN (BNO NEWS) -- Taiwan's Ministry of Justice on Friday announced that five convicted murderers were executed on Thursday evening, the Taipei Times reported.Justice Minister Tseng Yung-fu authorized the executions of ... Read more...

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UK helped Libya secure Lockerbie bomber’s release: Secret documents


February 6th, 2011 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 6 (ANI): Secret documents have revealed that British ministers had arranged to meet their Libyan counterparts to give them advice on how the Lockerbie bomber Abdelbaset Ali Mohmed al-Megrahi's could ... Read more...

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Kuwait may pardon prisoners who memorise Quran


February 4th, 2011 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
Manama, Feb 4 (ANI): Kuwait's Endowments and Islamic Affairs ministry has said that prisoners who can memorise the Quran might be eligible for the annual pardon.The decision will be part of efforts ... Read more...

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Parcel bomb detonated outside Greek justice ministry


February 2nd, 2011 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Athens, Feb 2 (IANS) Greek counter-terrorism police detonated a suspicious parcel addressed to the ministry of justice Wednesday, amid fears that there could be a new round of terrorism attacks in Greece, ... Read more...

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UK man with 578 convictions never jailed by criminal justice system


January 29th, 2011 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 29 (ANI): A man in Britain, who has been convicted 578 times, has never seen the inside of a prison because the criminal justice system did not think it was ... Read more...

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Freed terrorists face new restrictions in Britain


November 8th, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 8 (IANS) At least 46 convicted terrorists who have been either released from prison or are close to being freed face new restrictions on their freedom in Britain as they ... Read more...

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At least 46 freed, to be freed Islamic extremists from UK prisons “pose risk” to public


November 8th, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 8 (ANI): At least 46 convicted Islamic extremists who have been either released from prison or would be released soon in the UK "pose a risk" to the public and ... Read more...

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Israel’s deputy PM cancels Britain trip to evade arrest


November 3rd, 2010 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 3 (IANS) Israel's deputy prime minister Dan Meridor was forced to cancel his trip to Britain following warnings that he could be arrested for alleged war crimes, a media report ... Read more...

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Racial profiling undermining moral authority of democracy in UK: Jesse Jackson


October 18th, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 18(ANI): US civil rights campaigner Jesse Jackson has said that Britain's image is being damaged by the government's failure to stop the police from discriminating against ethnic minorities.Jackson's comment follows ... Read more...

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