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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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Costa Rican diplomat kidnapped in Venezuela is free

April 11th, 2012 - 11:29 am ICT by IANS
Caracas, April 11 (IANS/EFE) The Costa Rican diplomat who was kidnapped in Caracas last weekend has been recovered safe and sound, Venezuelan Interior Minister Tareck el Aissami said Tuesday.Guillermo Cholele, ... Read more...

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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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Stay away from Houston’s funeral, police tell fans

February 18th, 2012 - 9:47 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 18 (IANS) Whitney Houston fans are being asked by a New Jersey police chief to maintain distance from the star's funeral Saturday. They have been advised to ... Read more...

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Two stolen Picasso paintings recovered in Serbia

October 27th, 2011 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Belgrade, Oct 27 (IANS/AKI) Serbian police have recovered two paintings by Pablo Picasso three years after they were stolen from a Swiss gallery.Tte de Cheval (Horse's Head) from 1962 and ... Read more...

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Court questions Kingfisher Airlines for sacking employee

September 29th, 2011 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday sought a reply from Kingfisher Airlines for sacking an employee here on the basis of a police claim that he ... Read more...

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Police question security officer of Sai Baba’s ashram (Lead)

June 21st, 2011 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 20 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh police Monday night picked up the chief security officer of late Sathya Sai Baba's ashram at Puttaparthi for questioning in connection with Rs.35 ... Read more...

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Man held with Sathya Sai trust cash sent to custody

June 20th, 2011 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 20 (IANS) A man arrested with Rs.35 lakh allegedly belonging to the Sathya Sai Central Trust was Monday sent to judicial custody for a week.A local court ... Read more...

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Rs.50,000 reward announced for farmer leader

May 8th, 2011 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, May 8 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Sunday announced a reward of Rs.50,000 for the arrest of farmer leader Manvir Singh Teotia who has been blamed for violence ... Read more...

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Three killed in farmers-police gunbattle, clashes (Second Lead)

May 7th, 2011 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, May 7 (IANS) Two policemen and a farmer were killed and about 15 people were critically injured here Saturday as rioting farmers, who held government employees hostages ... Read more...

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Colombian prosecutor gets 15 years for drug links

March 11th, 2011 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, March 11 (IANS/EFE) A senior Colombian prosecutor was sentenced to 15 years in prison for colluding with right-wing militia and drug traffickers.Guillermo Leon Valencia Cossio committed a "varied mix ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh farmers protest land takeover, clash with cops

January 21st, 2011 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 21 (IANS) Farmers clashed with police in Karchana town of Uttar Pradesh's Allahabad district Friday as they protested the "inadequate compensation" for their agricultural land acquired for setting up a ... Read more...

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Goa custodial death: Kamat turns down judicial probe plea

January 13th, 2011 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 13 (IANS) Goa Chief Minister Digambar Kamat Thursday turned down a judicial probe request by the kin of a 39-year-old non-resident Indian (NRI) chef who allegedly died in police custody ... Read more...

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Springfield Mayor Timothy Davlin Found Dead At Home

December 15th, 2010 - 9:33 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Dec 15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Timothy J. Davlin aka Tim Davlin, the mayor of U.S. city of Springfield, Illinois was found dead in his home on Tuesday morning. The law enforcement ... Read more...

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Siddhartha Shankar Ray, former West Bengal chief minister dead (Second Lead)

November 6th, 2010 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 6 (IANS) Siddhartha Shankar Ray, chief minister, governor, ambassador and one of the architects of the national emergency of former prime minister Indira Gandhi, died at his south Kolkata residence ... Read more...

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3 tonnes of cocaine seized in Panama

September 25th, 2010 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Panama City, Sep 25 (IANS/EFE) Panamanian security forces seized three tonnes of cocaine in the central province of Veraguas thanks to an intelligence tip from the Colombian military, police said Friday. The drugs ... Read more...

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Four police officers sacked over bungled hostage rescue

August 25th, 2010 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, Aug 25 (DPA) Philippine police Wednesday sacked four officers who led a bungled hostage rescue operation that left eight Hong Kong tourists dead. The policemen were Inspector Santiago Pascual of the special ... Read more...

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Lalgarh’s budding footballers spend day out in Kolkata

July 26th, 2010 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 26 (IANS) For eight youngsters of Maoist-affected Lalgarh region of West Bengal it was a dream outing in this metropolis. They not only met top officials of the state ... Read more...

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Girl dies after being stuffed in sack

July 26th, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, July 26 (DPA) A six-year-old girl died in the Philippines after her mother allegedly stuffed her into a sack for being stubborn, police said Monday. Police arrested Melba Gamongan, 34, who tried ... Read more...

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36 Asian migrants rescued from slavery in Costa Rica

April 13th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
San Jose, April 13 (IANS/EFE) Costa Rican authorities rescued 36 Asians who were apparently being used as slaves on two fishing boats and arrested four people on charges of human trafficking. Police told ... Read more...

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Ruchika’s father, complainant join CBI investigation

January 15th, 2010 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 15 (IANS) S.C. Girhotra, father of teenaged molestation victim Ruchika Girhotra, and Anand Prakash, complainant in the case against disgraced former Haryana police chief S.P.S. Rathore, Friday joined fresh investigations ... Read more...

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Ship with combustible material being checked at Haldia

December 11th, 2009 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 10 (IANS) Indian intelligence agencies were checking a Panama-registered cargo ship detained at the Haldia dock near here that was carrying combustible material that can be used as explosives. The ... Read more...

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Twin explosions rock Philippines (Lead)

November 9th, 2009 - 9:17 am ICT by IANS
Manila, Nov 9 (IANS) Two separate explosions rocked the Philippine cities of Quezon and Mandaluyong in Manila Monday morning, but no one was hurt in the explosions, police said. City police chief Senior ... Read more...

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Susan Finkelstein Takes Desperate Measures To Secure Phillies Tickets

October 28th, 2009 - 8:21 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Oct 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) 43 year old Susan Finkelstein, tried to prostitute herself to get the tickets for the upcoming Phillies game, for which she has now been arrested. She ... Read more...

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Four battalions of Indo-Tibetan Border Police to be deployed in Maoist-affected areas

October 20th, 2009 - 7:58 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct. 20 (ANI): Indo-Tibetan Border Police Director General, Vikram Srivastava, on Tuesday said that four battalions of the ITBP will be deployed in the Maoist affected areas.The ITBP would be ... Read more...

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113 dead in Philippine landslides, floods (Lead)

October 9th, 2009 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, Oct 9 (DPA) At least 113 people were killed in a series of landslides and floods brought about by days of heavy rains in the northern Philippines, officials said Friday. Seventy of ... Read more...

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Clashes in Peru leave 45 dead

June 7th, 2009 - 6:47 am ICT by IANS
Lima, June 7 (DPA) The number of dead rose to 45 people Saturday in clashes between police and indigenous people demonstrating for restoration of their land rights in Peru. Nine more police officers ... Read more...

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29 killed in police crackdown on Peru protesters

June 6th, 2009 - 4:43 am ICT by IANS
Lima, June 6 (DPA) At least 29 people, including 22 civilians and seven police officers, were killed Friday in the northern Peruvian region of Amazonas in a police crackdown on indigenous people ... Read more...

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Police look for motive in German school killings (Lead)

March 12th, 2009 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Winnenden (Germany), March 12 (DPA) Investigators Thursday were trying to determine what prompted a German teenager to go on a shooting rampage at his former school, triggering a bloodbath that left 16 ... Read more...

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25 drug cartel members held in Colombia

January 20th, 2009 - 4:01 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, Jan 20 (IANS) Twenty-five suspected members of a notorious drug cartel have been arrestd in raids on several places across northwestern Colombia, the police have said.National Police Director General Oscar Naranjo ... Read more...

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Tunnel used by drug gang found under Mexico-US border

September 3rd, 2008 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Sep 3 (DPA) Police in the northern Mexican state of Baja California have found a tunnel under the border between Mexico and the US that was used by drug traffickers ... Read more...

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Islamic militants abduct reporter, crew in southern Philippines

June 10th, 2008 - 11:15 am ICT by IANS
DPA Zamboanga City (The Philippines), June 10 (DPA) A senior reporter and two news crewmen of the Philippines' largest radio and television network have been abducted by Islamic militants on a southern island, ... Read more...

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Eight dead, six hurt in shooting spree in Philippines

May 19th, 2008 - 2:38 pm ICT by admin
DPA Manila, May 19 (DPA) Eight people were killed and six injured Monday in a shooting spree by an unidentified gunman in a farming village outside the Philippine capital, the police said. The ... Read more...

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One dead, six hurt in Philippines blast

February 29th, 2008 - 12:20 am ICT by admin
DPA General Santos City (Philippines), Feb 28 (DPA) One person was killed and six were injured in a suspected bomb explosion in southern Philippines, the police said Thursday. The lone fatality was believed ... Read more...

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Filipino police, military support beleaguered President

February 25th, 2008 - 5:01 pm ICT by admin
DPA Manila, Feb 25 (DPA) Top Philippines police and military officials Monday vowed loyalty to beleaguered President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo as thousands of anti-government protesters joined demonstrations to demand her resignation. The demonstrations ... Read more...

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