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Guatemala arrests former top cop for killings

March 24th, 2012 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Guatemala City, March 24 (IANS/EFE) Former police director Marlene Blanco and two ex-cops were arrested Friday on charges of conspiring to carry out extrajudicial executions, said a spokesman for the ... Read more...

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Website of Spanish national police hacked

June 13th, 2011 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 13 (IANS) The website of Spain's national police force was hacked by a group that calls itself Anonymous, BBC reported.The attack on the site was carried out in ... Read more...

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Four severed heads found in Guatemala

June 11th, 2010 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Guatemala City, June 11 (IANS/EFE) Four severed human heads have been found in different parts of this city, Guatemala's interior minister said. The heads were found Thursday, Interior Minister Carlos Menocal told reporters. ... Read more...

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Dutch police investigate small plane that breached closed airspace

April 17th, 2010 - 10:41 pm ICT by BNO News
AMSTERDAM (BNO NEWS) -- Dutch authorities are investigating a small plane that breached the country's airspace on Friday afternoon, police said on Saturday.The small plane was picked up by radar ... Read more...

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Women refusing to remove niqab in Canada will be charged

March 31st, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, March 31 (IANS) After the landmark niqab ban in French-speaking Quebec province last week, Canadian police now say they will charge anyone refusing to remove face-coverings, including niqab, when ... Read more...

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UN set to begin probe into Benazir assassination

June 10th, 2009 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 10 (IANS) The UN is set to begin its probe into the 2007 assassination of former Pakistani prime minister Benazir Bhutto with the appointment of a former Irish policeman ... Read more...

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Former Irish police officer joins Benazir’s assassination probe team

June 10th, 2009 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
United Nations, June 10 (ANI): The United Nations independent inquiry commission to investigate the assassination of Pakistan's former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto is finally complete with the appointment of Peter Fitzgerald ... Read more...

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Obama for expanded Afghan security force to stabilize nation

March 19th, 2009 - 3:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar.19 (ANI): President Obama and his advisers have decided to significantly expand security forces in Afghanistan in the hope that a much larger professional army and national police force could ... Read more...

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Protesters want Bush handcuffed on landing in Canada tomorrow

March 16th, 2009 - 9:08 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, March 16 (IANS) Protests await former US president George W. Bush when he visits Canada's Calgary city Tuesday to deliver a private lecture on his eight years in office. Protesters say they ... Read more...

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