organized crime

At least 16 bodies found in northern Mexico


September 17th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by BNO News
NUEVO LAREDO, MEXICO (BNO NEWS) -- At least sixteen bodies were found, including one hanging from a bridge, in northern Mexico, local authorities said Friday.At around 8 a.m. local time, authorities received ... Read more...

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14 bodies found in van in Mexico


August 10th, 2012 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 10 (IANS/EFE) A van containing 14 bodies has been found on the outskirts of San Luis Potosi, a city in northern Mexico, officials said."We have the ... Read more...

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‘Detaining Chinese blogger for mocking officials unlawful’


June 29th, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 29 (IANS) In a case of justice delayed being justice denied, a Chinese blogger detained for a year after mocking a top officials' alleged interference in judicial procedure ... Read more...

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Romanian gang attempts to steal a moving lorry


June 12th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Bucharest, June 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Romanian law enforcement authorities have filmed incredible footage of a gang’s efforts to rob a truck while it was speeding along a motorway. To undertake the attempted ... Read more...

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China, Afghanistan vow to fight terror


June 8th, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 8 (IANS) China and Afghanistan Friday vowed to jointly fight terrorism and organised crime.Both sides expressed "strong rejection" of terrorism and organized crime, a joint statement issued here ... 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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Mexicans criticised for removing bones from archaeological site


March 15th, 2012 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
San Cristobal de Las Casas (Mexico), March 15 (IANS/EFE) Mexican authorities' decision to remove human skeletons from an archaeological site in the southern state of Chiapas resulted in the loss ... Read more...

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Suspect in murder of Mexican ex-general arrested


March 3rd, 2012 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, March 3 (IANS/EFE) Spanish police have arrested a Mexican woman accused in her country of commissioning the May 2011 murder of a top retired military officer.The woman, identified only ... Read more...

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Mexican mobile operators can be ordered to track phones


March 3rd, 2012 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, March 3 (IANS/EFE) Mexico's lower house approved a measure requiring mobile telephone companies to help authorities with real-time tracking and blocking of cell phones used in criminal activities.Telecom ... Read more...

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Mexico plans to build eight prisons


February 23rd, 2012 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Feb 23 (IANS/EFE) Mexico plans to build eight new federal correctional facilities this year capable of housing 47,000 highly dangerous prisoners following last weekend's massacre of 44 inmates ... 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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Sheep rustling is on the rise in UK


October 4th, 2011 - 8:08 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Oct 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Farmers in Britain and Scotland are being forced to count their losses after the incidents of sheep rustling rose by more than 80 percent. The first eight ... Read more...

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Hackers target Mexican government websites


September 17th, 2011 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Sep 17 (IANS/EFE) A group of hackers launched a massive attack on the web pages of several Mexican government agencies in order to block user access, officials said.The ... Read more...

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Assailants kill two wounded men at Honduran hospital


September 15th, 2011 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Tegucigalpa, Sep 15 (IANS/EFE) Two men being treated for injuries were fatally shot at a hospital in the Caribbean coastal city of La Ceiba, Honduran authorities said Wednesday.Bartolome Bautista, 33, ... Read more...

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UNSC condemns Iraq terror attacks; seeks stability in Central Africa


August 19th, 2011 - 11:13 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Aug 19 (IANS) The UN Security Council has condemned in the strongest terms the series of terrorist attacks in Iraq Aug 15 and underlined the need to bring ... Read more...

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Brazilian judge assassinated


August 13th, 2011 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 13 (IANS/EFE) A Brazilian judge who received death threats after imposing harsh sentences on vigilantes was slain Friday in suburban Rio de Janeiro, police said.Patricia Lourival ... Read more...

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Mexican politician becomes first to wear ankle monitor


July 22nd, 2011 - 10:08 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, July 22 (IANS/EFE) A former Mexican mayor, who is facing organised crime charges, has become the first person in the country to wear an ankle monitor while awaiting ... Read more...

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Mexican drug cartels acquire tanks


June 8th, 2011 - 2:37 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Mexico City, June 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Mexican government’s fight against drug trafficking has moved to the next level with some drug cartels acquiring tanks. In just four years, nearly forty thousand ... Read more...

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23 police officers arrested over alleged ties with drug cartel in central Mexico


May 3rd, 2011 - 12:22 am ICT by BNO News
GUANAJUATO, MEXICO (BNO NEWS) -- Mexican authorities on Monday announced that 23 police officers were arrested over their alleged ties with La Familia drug carter in central Mexico, El Universal newspaper reported.The ... Read more...

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‘Godfather’ star James Caan backs arrested alleged Mafia boss


January 27th, 2011 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 27 (ANI): Hollywood actor James Caan has come out in support of an alleged Mafia boss who was arrested in the FBI swoop on the organized crime gang.Caan, who played ... Read more...

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Kosovo PM, one of the ‘biggest fish’ in organized crime: NATO document


January 25th, 2011 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.25 (ANI): Leaked NATO military cables have alleged that Kosovo Prime Minister Hashim Thaci is one of the "biggest fish" in that country's organized crime scene. Thaci's involvement is contained in ... Read more...

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Former New England Mafia Head Luigi Manocchio Arrested


January 21st, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The famous ex-leader of New England's Patriarca crime family has at last been tracked and arrested in Florida. One other probable mob associate has been tracked ... Read more...

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Mexico ends 2010 with 15,273 drug crimes


January 13th, 2011 - 9:35 pm ICT by BNO News
MEXICO (BNO NEWS) - A total of 15,273 drug-related crimes occurred in Mexico in 2010, according to government figures as communicated by security spokesman Alejandro Poiré.The drug-related murder rate decreased by 10 ... Read more...

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Tom Hanks: New Addition In ‘The Hurt Locker’ Sequel


December 1st, 2010 - 8:34 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Directed by Kathryn Bigelow, 'The Hurt Locker' was nominated for nine Academy Awards in 2010 and won six among them. The 54-year-old Hanks himself, has won Best Actor Academy Awards twice ... Read more...

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Mexican town police force quits en masse after attack


October 27th, 2010 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Monterrey (Mexico), Oct 27 (IANS/EFE) The entire police force of a rural community in the northern Mexican state of Nuevo Leon resigned after a grenade attack on their headquarters, the town's mayor ... Read more...

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India, European Union review bilateral relations in Brussels


October 4th, 2010 - 11:42 pm ICT by ANI
By Mritunjay Kumar SinghBrussels Oct.4 (ANI): India and European Union reviewed the progress of their relations here on Monday, as Vice President Hamid Ansari, presently on a two-day visit to Belgium ... Read more...

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India, Europe Union review bilateral relations in Brussels


October 4th, 2010 - 11:06 pm ICT by ANI
By Mritunjay Kumar SinghBrussels Oct.4 (ANI): India and Europe Union reviewed the progress of their relations here on Monday, as Vice President Hamid Ansari, presently on a two-day visit to Belgium ... Read more...

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Malegaon blast: Army officer denied bail by apex court (Lead)


October 4th, 2010 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday declined to grant bail to the 2008 Malegaon bombings accused and army officer Prasad Shrikant Purohit, saying the offence was of a "serious ... Read more...

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Newspaper Pleas With Gunmen Operating Along The Mexico - US Border


September 20th, 2010 - 8:06 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
September 20, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The drug cartels of Ciudad Juarez, the largest crime city in Mexico was approached by one of the biggest newspapers of the area ... Read more...

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India, Laos, Cambodia unanimous in their fight against terror, drug trafficking: Patil


September 18th, 2010 - 11:08 pm ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghOn board Air India One, Sep.18 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil said on Saturday that India, Laos, and Cambodia are unanimous in their perception that there is need to ... Read more...

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Brit-Muslim lady doc first to be charged with modern-day slavery


September 10th, 2010 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 10(ANI): A 68-year-old doctor in UK has been charged with 'trafficking people for exploitation', which is being considered as the first case of modern-day slavery in the country.According to The ... Read more...

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India inked pacts with Gulf Countries for strategic, security demands: Krishna


August 18th, 2010 - 9:14 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.18 (ANI): Union Minister for External Affairs S.M. Krishna on Wednesday informed the Lok Sabha that India has signed agreements with Gulf countries following strategic and security demands of the ... Read more...

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Last Female Rhino Killed In South African Park


July 24th, 2010 - 7:06 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez July 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The wildlife officials have revealed a shocking news that on last Wednesday, July 14, a female rhinoceros was stabbed to death and her horn was removed ... Read more...

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Poachers Kill Last Female Rhino For Its Horns


July 20th, 2010 - 5:23 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 20, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The wildlife experts in South Africa are extremely worried and have demanded urgent and immediate action against the poachers in the country.The situation turned ... Read more...

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China executes former corrupt justice official


July 7th, 2010 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 7 (ANI): China has executed a former senior justice official on charges of corruption.Fifty-five-year-old Wen Qiang was executed Wednesday in southwest China's Chongqing Municipality.Xinhua News reported that the former ... Read more...

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