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US hands over key prison to Afghanistan


September 10th, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Sep 10 (IANS) US forces in Afghanistan Monday handed over full control of a key US-run prison - the Bagram Detention Centre - to the Afghan defence ministry, ... Read more...

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Six NATO soldiers killed in Afghanistan


August 11th, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 11 (IANS) Six NATO soldiers have been shot dead in Afghanistan, of whom three were killed by an Afghan police officer.A police commander in Helmand province shot ... Read more...

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Colombian journalist wounded in grenade attack


August 6th, 2012 - 11:01 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, Aug 6 (IANS/EFE) A journalist was wounded by attackers who struck at a community radio station in Colombia's Arauca province, which borders Venezuela.The Sarare Estereo radio station in Saravena ... Read more...

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Kenya launches probe into Venezuelan envoy’s death


July 28th, 2012 - 8:30 am ICT by IANS
Nairobi, July 28 (IANS) Kenyan police have launched an investigation into the death of Venezuela's acting ambassador, who was found strangled in her house in Nairobi Friday, Xinhua reported.Nairobi Police ... Read more...

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Top Venezuela diplomat murdered in Kenya


July 28th, 2012 - 1:08 am ICT by IANS
Nairobi, July 27 (IANS) Top Venezuelan diplomat in Kenya was found murdered in her house Friday, Xinhua reported.Nairobi Police Commander Anthony Kibuchi confirmed that Charge de Affaires Olga Fonseca was ... Read more...

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US ship didn’t warn Indian fishermen: Dubai police chief


July 19th, 2012 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 19 (IANS) The US ship that fired at Indian fishermen off the Dubai coast, killing one and injuring three, did not warn them, Dubai Police commander-in-chief was ... Read more...

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Kenyan police nab over 130 immigrants


July 10th, 2012 - 9:49 am ICT by IANS
Nairobi, July 10 (IANS) A total of 133 foreigners, including two Pakistanis and a Briton, have been arrested by Kenyan police in a major security swoop, as the east ... Read more...

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Prison official slain in Venezuela


July 7th, 2012 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Caracas, July 7 (IANS/EFE) The director of the women's annex of a prison in the western state of Tachira was murdered Friday along with her husband, Venezuelan authorities said.Nelly Ramon, ... Read more...

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Pakistani border police charged with rape at check post


June 10th, 2012 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 10 (IANS) Three personnel of Pakistan's Border Military Police force and two civilians have been accused of raping five women after stopping their car at a check post ... Read more...

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Two Colombian rebels killed by their own bomb


June 8th, 2012 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, June 8 (IANS/EFE) Two members of the FARC guerrilla group were killed when a bomb they were planning to launch at a police post accidentally detonated, Colombian police said.The ... Read more...

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Car bomb injures former Colombian Interior Minister Londoño, kills 2


May 16th, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by BNO News
BOGOTA, COLOMBIA (BNO NEWS) -- A car bomb exploded near a vehicle carrying former Colombian Interior Minister Fernando Londoño in the country's capital on Tuesday, killing two people nearby and injuring the ... Read more...

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Pakistan frees detained Iranian guards


January 16th, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Jan 16 (IANS) Pakistan has freed three Iranian border guards detained earlier this month for shooting dead a Pakistani man and injuring his brother after illegally entering that country, ... Read more...

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Guerrillas use dead body in attack in Colombia


December 8th, 2011 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, Dec 8 (IANS/EFE) Four police officers were slightly wounded Wednesday when they approached a man's body that FARC rebels left surrounded with explosives on the outskirts of Florencia, a ... Read more...

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Falling telecom mast kills 2 in southwest Ghana


November 1st, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by BNO News
TAKORADI, GHANA (BNO NEWS) -- Two people were crushed to death on Monday when a telecom mast fell down in the western port city of Takoradi in southwest Ghana, officials said on ... Read more...

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Manchester Airport terminal reopens after alert over suspicious device


September 21st, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by BNO News
MANCHESTER (BNO NEWS) -- Police evacuated the main terminal at Manchester Airport in England on Wednesday morning after the discovery of a suspicious device. The area reopened about two hours later.Police said ... Read more...

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Journalist slain in Dominican Republic


August 3rd, 2011 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Santo Domingo, Aug 3 (IANS/EFE) A Dominican journalist who reported on alleged ties between a prosecutor and drug traffickers was kidnapped and killed in the eastern city of La Romana, ... Read more...

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25 Colombian cops sacked for tipping off drug dealers


July 18th, 2011 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, July 18 (IANS/EFE) A total of 25 Bogota police officers were fired for tipping off drug dealers, officials said.The officers' assistance to the dealers led to the failure of ... Read more...

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Eight killed in Colombia by armed group


June 27th, 2011 - 8:20 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, June 27 (IANS) At least eight people died and four others were injured in a shooting spree by a group of men in south of Colombia, Xinhua ... Read more...

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17 wounded in Colombia car bomb blast


June 20th, 2011 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, June 20 (IANS) At least 17 were wounded in a car bomb explosion in a Colombian city, authorities said here Sunday.The blast occurred in the Colombian city of ... Read more...

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Colombia seizes over three tonnes of marijuana


April 19th, 2011 - 5:50 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, April 19 (IANS) Colombian Police have seized over three tonnes of marijuana in the country's Caldas region, Xinhua reported.Caldas Police Commander Herman Bustamante told reporters that the seizure was ... Read more...

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Colombia landslide buries bus, kills 14


April 15th, 2011 - 4:45 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, April 15 (IANS) At least 14 people were killed when a massive landslide buried their bus in central Colombia, Xinhua reported Thursday.Six other people are missing. The bus was ... Read more...

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Dubai to launch solar-powered fog-detection system


April 14th, 2011 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 13 (IANS/WAM) Dubai would soon launch a solar-powered fog-detection and warning system to improve the people's safety, a top official said.The system will help in low visibility and ... Read more...

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Taliban stirring violence in Afghanistan: Senior police officials


April 10th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Apr 10 (ANI): Senior Afghan police officials believe that former or current Taliban members backed by sympathizers and hard-line mullahs had stirred the violence at the United Nations compound in ... Read more...

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Colombian police seize seven tonnes explosives


April 7th, 2011 - 11:32 am ICT by IANS
Bogota (Colombia), April 7 (IANS) Colombian police have seized at least seven tonnes of explosives in the Arauca department near the border with Venezuela."Through the development of an intelligence operation ... Read more...

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Man held for killing wife, showing body with webcam


April 6th, 2011 - 11:21 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 6 (IANS/EFE) A man who strangled his pregnant wife and showed her dead body to his father in Romania using a webcam has been arrested here, authorities said.The ... Read more...

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Britain, Dubai sign deal on policing


March 29th, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, March 29 (IANS/WAM) The Dubai Police and a British law enforcement agency have signed an agreement to collaborate on policing best practices in the two countries.Lt. Gen. Dhahi Khalfan ... Read more...

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Brit police plan to stop-and-search to prevent Royal Wedding disruption


March 29th, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 29 (ANI): The police in Britain are considering using stop-and-search powers to prevent protesters from disrupting the Royal Wedding after 149 people were charged following a mass protest in ... Read more...

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Cops fear anti-monarchy anarchists may infiltrate royal wedding


March 28th, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 28 (ANI): Police fear anti-monarchy anarchists are planning to infiltrate the royal wedding next month and are considering using stop and search powers to prevent troublemakers disrupting it.Metropolitan Police ... Read more...

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Ousted Tunisian president has prime assets in Canada: Report


February 20th, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Tunis, Feb 20 (IANS) The family of Tunisia's ousted president, Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, has assets worth $10 million to $20 million in Canada, a media report said.Ben Ali fled to ... Read more...

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Papua New Guinea man eats son during sorcery initiation ceremony


February 5th, 2011 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane, Feb 5 (ANI): A man in a Papua New Guinea mining town was caught by residents allegedly eating his screaming, newborn son during a sorcery initiation ceremony.Police said locals on the ... Read more...

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Pak soldier killed in border clash with Afghan troops


February 3rd, 2011 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
Miranshah, Feb 3(ANI): A Pakistani soldier was killed and three others wounded in a clash with Afghan forces on the Pak-Afghan border, Pakistani officials said.The clash took place in the Ghulam ... Read more...

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Tanzania police arrest suspect over mass baby grave


February 2nd, 2011 - 1:58 am ICT by BNO News
DAR ES SALAAM, TANZANIA (BNO NEWS) -- Police on Tuesday arrested the alleged prime suspect over the dumping of ten newborn babies in a shallow pit near a hospital in Dar es ... Read more...

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5 shot dead during Colombian carnival


February 1st, 2011 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, Feb 1 (IANS/EFE) Five people were killed and 10 wounded when an assailant opened fire in a dance hall during carnival celebrations in the southern Colombian town of Tuquerres, an official ... Read more...

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Shooting In Detroit Police Station Leaves Four Officers Injured


January 24th, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Detroit, Jan 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Four police officers were left with various degrees of wounds after a gunman open fired at a police station in Detroit over the weekend. The ... Read more...

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Use of children to transport drugs increasing in Colombia


December 28th, 2010 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, Dec 28 (IANS/EFE) The use of children to transport small quantities of drugs in Colombia increased this year by 18 percent over 2009, according to a National Police report published Monday ... Read more...

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