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16 members of a family slaughtered in Honduras


September 21st, 2012 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Tegucigalpa, Sep 21 (IANS/EFE) Sixteen members of an extended family were killed Thursday in a remote area of the eastern Honduran province of Olancho, a relative of the victims said.The ... Read more...

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Headless bodies of four women found in Honduras


September 4th, 2012 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Tegucigalpa, Sep 4 (IANS/EFE) Five headless bodies, including those of four young women, were found over the weekend in the Caribbean port city of La Ceiba, a Honduran National Police ... Read more...

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Ecuadorian interior minister’s brother murdered


September 3rd, 2012 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Quito, Sep 3 (IANS/EFE) Juan Antonio Serrano, the brother of Ecuadorian Interior Minister Jose Serrano, was murdered Sunday and five people have been arrested in connection with the killing, the ... Read more...

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Three Nicaragua cops dishonourably discharged


September 3rd, 2012 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Managua, Sep 3 (IANS/EFE) Nicaraguan police have announced the dishonourable discharge of three officers accused of raping a mentally challenged 12-year-old girl.Police spokesman Fernando Borge told reporters that the dismissed ... Read more...

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US military chief visits Afghanistan


August 20th, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 20 (IANS) Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff, Monday paid an unannounced visit to Afghanistan, Xinhua reported.Dempsey arrived at the Bagram air base, ... Read more...

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US military chief visits Afghanistan


August 20th, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 20 (IANS) Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff, Monday paid an unannounced visit to Afghanistan, Xinhua reported.Dempsey arrived at the Bagram air base, ... Read more...

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Job creation a priority for Brazilian president


August 11th, 2012 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 11 (IANS) Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has pledged to put job creation as a priority for her government, especially ensuring jobs for the underprivileged.Rousseff Friday made ... Read more...

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Afghan police kill 17 Taliban militants


July 31st, 2012 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 30 (IANS) Afghan police killed 17 Taliban militants and wounded five others across the country since Sunday, said Interior Ministry in a statement Monday."Afghan National Police backed ... Read more...

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42 Taliban killed in Afghanistan


June 17th, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, June 17 (IANS) Over 40 Taliban militants have been killed and 37 suspects detained during joint security operations in different provinces of Afghanistan in last 24 hours, the ... Read more...

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30 Taliban militants killed in Afghanistan


June 2nd, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, June 2 (IANS) At least 30 Taliban militants have been killed and 14 injured in various Afghanistan provinces in the last 24 hours, the country's interior ministry said ... Read more...

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New Zealand troops to leave Afghanistan early


May 22nd, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, May 22 (IANS) New Zealand will withdraw its troops from Afghanistan in 2013, a year earlier than previously scheduled, the government announced Tuesday.Foreign Affairs Minister Murray McCully said the ... Read more...

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Two held for murder of Honduran journalist


May 19th, 2012 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Tegucigalpa, May 19 (IANS/EFE) Two people have been arrested in connection with the abduction and murder of journalist Alfredo Villatoro, the head of the Honduran National Police said.The tactics used ... Read more...

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Interpol red corner notice against fugitive Iraqi vice president


May 8th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, May 8 (IANS) Interpol issued Tuesday a red corner notice against fugitive Iraqi Vice President Tariq al-Hashimi, a Sunni, over alleged terrorist acts."At the request of Iraqi ... Read more...

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Dominican woman sells her baby


May 1st, 2012 - 11:27 am ICT by IANS
Santiago (Dominican Republic), May 1 (IANS/EFE) Dominican police are looking for a woman who sold her 8-month-old baby for 100,000 pesos ($2,500), authorities said Monday.The child was recovered last Friday.The ... Read more...

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Eagle tries to snatch woman’s dog in Spain


April 25th, 2012 - 11:22 am ICT by IANS
Malaga (Spain), April 25 (IANS/EFE) An eagle attacked a British woman who was walking her two dogs in a field outside Benalmadena, a city in southern Spain, and tried to ... Read more...

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91 cops ill after having chicken soup in Peru


April 23rd, 2012 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Lima, April 23 (IANS/EFE) As many as 91 police officers were affected by food poisoning at their base in Mazuco, which is in Peru's jungle region of Madre de Dios, ... Read more...

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Kabul terror attack: Fight over, all attackers killed (Lead)


April 16th, 2012 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, April 16 (IANS) The synchronised terror attack launched by the Taliban in Kabul is over and all attackers have been killed following an overnight operation that saw a ... Read more...

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Kabul fighting over


April 16th, 2012 - 10:54 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, April 16 (IANS) All Taliban attackers who launched a series of attacks in Kabul Sunday have been killed and the fighting is over, reported Xinhua Monday citing the ... Read more...

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360 graduates join Afghan National Police


April 13th, 2012 - 5:41 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, April 13 (IANS) A total of 360 newly-graduating policemen have joined the Afghan National Police after completion of their training.The policemen, including 120 officers, underwent a six-month training in ... Read more...

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Pakistan: Seven passengers die after bus driver falls asleep


April 12th, 2012 - 4:37 pm ICT by BNO News
HARIPUR, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- At least seven people were killed on Wednesday when a passenger bus crashed into a van in northern Pakistan, a local newspaper reported on Thursday. Several others ... Read more...

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Indonesian cops criticised for killing terrorists


March 20th, 2012 - 9:58 am ICT by IANS
Jakarta, March 20 (IANS/AKI) An Indonesian anti-terror unit criticised for killing five suspected terrorists says its officers were forced to take them down after they resisted arrest.The incident took place ... Read more...

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South African police to communicate better with public


March 19th, 2012 - 10:35 am ICT by IANS
Pretoria, March 19 (IANS) Police in South Africa will take steps to improve communication with the public to ensure communities are updated on the work they are doing, state-run news ... Read more...

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15 killed in Peru road accident


March 17th, 2012 - 7:15 am ICT by IANS
Lima, March 17 (IANS) At least 15 people were killed and seven injured while three went missing after a bus fell over a 500-metre cliff Friday in Peru, the Peruvian ... Read more...

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Three die in Peru mining accident


March 3rd, 2012 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Lima, March 3 (IANS/EFE) Three workers trapped by a cave-in at a mine in central Peru are dead, an official said.Jose Luis Vicuna, the regional emergency services chief, Friday identified ... Read more...

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Taliban leader, five others killed in Afghanistan (Lead)


February 27th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Feb 27 (IANS) In a massive manhunt launched across Afghanistan, a key Taliban leader named Mullah Musazai responsible for killing five Polish soldiers last year was shot ... Read more...

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Five militants killed, 22 held in Afghanistan


February 27th, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Feb 27 (IANS) Five suspected Taliban militants were killed and 22 arrested in joint operations in eight Afghan provinces, the interior ministry said Monday.The Afghan National Police, army, ... Read more...

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Honduran army admits theft of grenade launchers


February 9th, 2012 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Tegucigalpa, Feb 9 (IANS/EFE) The Honduran armed forces acknowledged Wednesday that 22 grenade launchers were stolen from an armoury in 2010.By itself, the launcher "does not represent a lethal danger", ... Read more...

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17 cocaine labs destroyed in Colombia


January 26th, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, Jan 26 (IANS/EFE) Anti-drug police in Colombia have destroyed 17 cocaine laboratories in an operation targeting the drug trafficking infrastructure of a rebel outfit in the jungles of the ... Read more...

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400 cadets join Afghan police


January 18th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Jan 18 (IANS) A total of 400 cadets Wednesday joined the Afghan National Police (ANP), an official said.The trained officers were commissioned to ANP Wednesday, Gen. Baba Jan, commander ... Read more...

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Bus accident in northern Pakistan kills 6, injures 23


January 17th, 2012 - 11:17 pm ICT by BNO News
SWAT, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- At least six people were killed on Monday when a speeding minibus overturned in northern Pakistan, police said on Tuesday. More than 20 others were injured.The accident ... Read more...

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Eight Taliban killed, 13 held in Afghanistan (Lead)


January 9th, 2012 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Jan 9 (IANS) At least eight Taliban militants were killed and 13 arrested in a series of military operations in Afghanistan over the past 24 hours, the country's ... Read more...

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Mobs burned 48 police buildings in Indonesia in 2011


January 4th, 2012 - 7:55 am ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Jan 4 (IANS/AKI) At least 48 police buildings and posts were set ablaze by mobs in 2011, more than double the previous year's statistics, the Indonesian Police Watch (IPW) ... Read more...

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15 Taliban militants killed in Afghanistan


December 31st, 2011 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Dec 31 (IANS) At least 15 suspected Taliban militants have been killed and 55 arrested in a countrywide crackdown in Afghanistan by police, army and NATO forces, the ... Read more...

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Three Taliban killed in Afghanistan


December 29th, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Dec 29 (IANS) Three suspected Taliban were killed and four detained as Afghan forces and NATO-led coalition troops launched a series of security operations across the country, said ... Read more...

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‘New Zealand special forces to leave Afghanistan in March’


December 22nd, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, Dec 22 (IANS) New Zealand's special forces will leave Afghanistan in March next year, Prime Minister John Key confirmed Thursday."The SAS has achieved the job they were sent ... Read more...

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