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Dozens of mafia men held in pan-European drugs bust


June 4th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, June 4 (IANS/AKI) Dozens of mafia men were arrested, and six tonnes of cocaine and 10 million euros of assets were seized in an international anti-drugs operation launched Monday ... Read more...

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Activists say two killed in Tibetan monastery crackdown


April 23rd, 2011 - 10:48 pm ICT by BNO News
BEIJING (BNO NEWS) -- Two elderly Tibetans were killed after Chinese police raided a Buddhist monastery located in the Ngaba area of the country's southwestern province of Sichuan, activists said Saturday.The US-based ... Read more...

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China restricts foreigners from visiting Tibet


March 8th, 2011 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 8 (IANS) Ahead of the March 10 anniversary of a Tibetan uprising against Chinese rule, China has temporarily restricted foreign tourists from visiting the region, citing "safety concerns".The ... Read more...

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American citizen attempts suicide at airport


February 10th, 2011 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) An American man allegedly tried to commit suicide Thursday by jumping from the departure ramp at the Indira Gandhi International airport here but he was persuaded to ... Read more...

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After Twitter comment, Omar drives to Handwara (Lead)


February 5th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 5 (IANS) In a powerful message of being with his own people, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Saturday did not wait even for the weather to clear and ... Read more...

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Sicilian Robin Hood’s skeleton exhumed


November 2nd, 2010 - 12:19 pm ICT by IANS
Palermo, Nov 2 (IANS/AKI) The skeleton exhumed from the tomb of one of Italy's most legendary bandits, Salvatore Giuliano, is that of a person of shorter stature than Giuliano, said sources close ... Read more...

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Rome has 1,000 fake dentists


September 21st, 2010 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Sep 21 (IANS/AKI) More than 1,000 fake dentists illegally ply their trade in and around Rome, an official said. "It's a squad that is expected to rise to 1,200," Brunello Pollifrone, head ... Read more...

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Two more die in Srinagar, toll 46 (Second Lead)


August 4th, 2010 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 4 (IANS) Another civilian was killed allegedly in firing by security forces here Wednesday, taking the toll in the violence in the Kashmir Valley to 46 since June 11. A ... Read more...

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Another teenager dies in Srinagar, toll 45 (Lead)


August 4th, 2010 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 4 (IANS) The violence in the Kashmir Valley Wednesday claimed its 45th victim since June 11 with a teenager succumbing to bullet injuries here following a clash with security forces. Iqbal ... Read more...

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Honeywell composites to help protect India’s paramilitary, police


June 22nd, 2010 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The paramilitary Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) is set to receive the first of new generation jackets and breastplates incorporating composites developed by diversified US technology and ... Read more...

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Fire breaks out in slum near CRPF camp in Delhi


April 5th, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) Fire broke out in a slum area near a Central Paramilitary Police Force (CRPF) camp in Bawana on the outskirts of outer Delhi Monday. A Delhi fire service ... Read more...

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Chairman of China’s Tibet region resigns


January 12th, 2010 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 12 (DPA) The chairman of China's Tibet Autonomous Region resigned Tuesday, 22 months after anti-Chinese protests escalated into deadly violence in the regional capital. The regional government said it had accepted ... Read more...

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Chinese city isolated, divided after ethnic killings


December 13th, 2009 - 9:41 am ICT by IANS
By Bill Smith Beijing, Dec 13 (DPA) Many residents of China's far western city of Urumqi spent the second half of 2009 cut off from the world after the government sent in paramilitary ... Read more...

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Urumqi crawls towards normalcy as China stresses stability


July 9th, 2009 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 9 (DPA) More traffic and shoppers returned to the streets of China's riot-hit city of Urumqi Thursday as thousands of paramilitary police patrolled. Markets and car parks were busier than Wednesday ... Read more...

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Curfew lifted in riot-torn Urumqi, tension prevails (Lead)


July 9th, 2009 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
Urumqi (China), July 8 (Xinhua) Riot-hit Chinese city Urumqi appeared calm under heavy paramilitary police presence Wednesday after an overnight traffic curfew, though sporadic violence was still reported. Traffic restrictions continued to be ... Read more...

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Riot-torn city calmer as Chinese leaders call for unity (Lead)


July 8th, 2009 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 8 (DPA) China's riot-hit city of Urumqi appeared calmer early Wednesday, witnesses and state media said, a day after authorities imposed an overnight curfew following more ethnic-related protests and the ... Read more...

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Help Afghan police, NATO chief urges members


June 12th, 2009 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, June 12 (DPA) NATO members states must give the Afghan police more training and better equipment to help them fight off insurgent attacks, the alliance's top official said Friday. Two-thirds of ... Read more...

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Humour, conspiracy theories spice up flu epidemic in Mexico


May 3rd, 2009 - 9:03 am ICT by IANS
By Andrea Sosa Cabrios Mexico City, May 3 (DPA) Getting arrested is often a last hurrah for a drug lord, a time when a notorious desperado gets to sneer once more for the ... Read more...

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Police recapture Moldova parliament building after clashes


April 8th, 2009 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chisinau (Moldova), April 8 (DPA) Moldovan police early Wednesday recaptured the parliament building here, which was occupied by demonstrators and set ablaze during deadly clashes amid anti-Communist rioting. Anti-riot troopers wearing armour and ... Read more...

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Two Tibetan women arrested after protests


March 7th, 2009 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 7 (DPA) Two Tibetan women were arrested for staging separate protests that were critical of China in the Chinese province of Sichuan, an advocacy group for Tibet said Saturday. A nun ... Read more...

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Tibet under siege ahead of anniversary, activists say


March 6th, 2009 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 6 (DPA) China has placed Tibet under "de facto martial law" ahead of the 50th anniversary of the uprising against Chinese rule March 10, 1959, activists said Friday. The troop presence ... Read more...

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China jails two Tibetan nuns over protests


February 20th, 2009 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 20 (DPA) A court in southwestern China's Sichuan province has sentenced two Tibetan Buddhist nuns to nine and 10 years in prison after a court convicted them of crimes linked ... Read more...

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Tripura capital hosts conference on community-based disaster risk reduction


December 14th, 2008 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
Agartala (Tripura), Dec.14 (ANI): Tripura capital Agartala recently played host to a two-day conference on Community-based Disaster Risk Reduction (CBDRR). The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) and the Tripura Government organized the ... Read more...

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Bali bombers executed in Indonesian island


November 9th, 2008 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
!-- NO IMAGE --Jakarta, Nov.9 (ANI): A firing squad has executed the three Islamists who were involved in the bombings in the Indonesian resort town of Bali that killed 202 people. The ... Read more...

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China steps up security at popular tourist parks


August 13th, 2008 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Beijing, Aug 13 (DPA) Security at several popular tourists parks in Beijing have been stepped up, with tourists banned from taking lighters and most knives inside, media reported Wednesday. Guards posted at ... Read more...

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Security stepped up at Olympic sites


August 12th, 2008 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Beijing, Aug 12 (DPA) An armoured personnel carrier and heavily armed paramilitary police took up positions at Olympic sites Tuesday as security increased following weekend attacks in north-west China. The armoured vehicle ... Read more...

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China restricts media access to Tiananmen Square


August 5th, 2008 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Beijing, Aug 5 (DPA) China has imposed restrictions on the access of Chinese and foreign media to Beijing's sensitive Tiananmen Square, requiring them to apply in advance to film or conduct interviews ... Read more...

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China tightens security, detains reporters after Xinjiang attack


August 5th, 2008 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Beijing, Aug 5 (DPA) Police in northwestern China's Xinjiang region Tuesday stepped up security following a deadly attack against paramilitary police which authorities suspected to be a terrorist plot by ethnic minority ... Read more...

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Tourists flock to China’s floodlit Olympic ‘nest’ and ‘cube’


July 25th, 2008 - 9:20 am ICT by IANS
DPA Beijing, July 25 (DPA) China's two most spectacular Olympic venues are already attracting hundreds of sightseers, forcing the police to send crowd control officers and divide a footbridge that offers one of ... Read more...

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China arrests thousands of Tibetan monks ahead of Dalai Lamas bday


July 7th, 2008 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
London , July 7 (ANI): Fears over the possible occurrence of fresh unrests in Tibet on the occasion of the birthday of the Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, have prompted ... Read more...

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Guards clash with pro and anti-Chinese protesters during Canberra Olympic torch relay


April 24th, 2008 - 12:42 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne, Apr.24 (ANI): Australian police jostled with Chinese flame attendants and wrestled pro-Tibet protesters to the ground as the Olympic torch made its way through Canberra on Thursday. The relay has now ... Read more...

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China was indecisive during first day of violence in Tibet: NYT


March 24th, 2008 - 12:41 pm ICT by admin
New York, Mar.24 (ANI): Foreigners and local residents of Tibetan capital Lhasa who were witness to the anti-Chinese violence, have said that they were simply stunned by what they saw. They claimed ... Read more...

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China to resolutely crush, smash Free Tibet protesters


March 22nd, 2008 - 12:28 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Mar 22 (ANI): China today said that it would pursue its crackdown in Tibet to the bitter end in a bid to smash opposition to Beijing's rule in the ... Read more...

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Chinese police opened fire on Tibet protesters


March 21st, 2008 - 5:23 pm ICT by admin
DPA Beijing, March 21 (DPA) Chinese police have said they shot protesters during violent Tibet-related unrest in the south-western province of Sichuan, in the first admission by authorities that guns were used against ... Read more...

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China denies police firing on Tibetan protesters


March 20th, 2008 - 5:53 pm ICT by admin
DPA Beijing, March 20 (DPA) China Thursday denied its forces had used guns to quell Tibetan protests outside Tibet, despite a report that at least 18 protesters were shot dead by paramilitary police ... Read more...

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