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South African president to fight corruption in police


July 24th, 2012 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town, July 24 (IANS) South African President Jacob Zuma has vowed to fight rising corruption among police officers."The fact that a number of police officers have been arrested after ... Read more...

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South African police to communicate better with public


March 19th, 2012 - 10:35 am ICT by IANS
Pretoria, March 19 (IANS) Police in South Africa will take steps to improve communication with the public to ensure communities are updated on the work they are doing, state-run news ... Read more...

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Sitting judge should head Magrahat firing probe: Left Front


December 4th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 4 (IANS) West Bengal's opposition Left Front Sunday demanded a judicial probe by a sitting judge into the Magrahat firing, a day after Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee ... Read more...

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Serbian folk diva indicted for stealing millions


March 30th, 2011 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
Belgrade, March 30 (IANS/AKI) Serbian folk diva Svetlana Raznatovic has been indicted for allegedly stealing millions of dollars in illegal football player transfers from her Belgrade club to foreign squads, ... Read more...

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238 missing and 78 dead in New Zealand earthquake


February 24th, 2011 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Feb.24 (ANI): Nearly 238 people are reported missing and 78 are dead in Christchurch earthquake.The 6.3 magnitude quake hit New Zealand's second largest city on Tuesday and the death toll is ... Read more...

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South African terror suspect threatened to unleash biological weapons on the UK, US


February 13th, 2011 - 12:23 am ICT by BNO News
PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA (BNO NEWS) -- South African police on Saturday arrested a 64-year-old businessman who had threatened for months to unleash biological weapons on Britain and the United States.The South African ... Read more...

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Illegal prostitution booming in Queensland


January 30th, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 30 (ANI): Illegal prostitution is exploding in Queensland, shows a damning submission to the state's crime watchdog.The bad old days when illegal prostitution was operated with impunity are returning to ... Read more...

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Tight security for Oprah during her Down Under visit


November 30th, 2010 - 7:10 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 30 (ANI): Oprah Winfrey will be treated like a foreign dignitary on her visit to Australia.The talk show host will be given personal protection and police escort vehicles ... Read more...

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Fourth blast rocks New Zealand’s Pike River mine


November 28th, 2010 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
Greymouth (New Zealand), Nov 28 (ANI): A fourth explosion has rocked the Pike River Coal mine in Greymouth, New Zealand, but no one was injured.According to the New Zealand Herald, people ... Read more...

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Third explosion rocks New Zealand’s Pike River mine


November 26th, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Nov 26 (ANI): A third explosion roared through New Zealand's Pike River mine on Friday almost a week to the minute after an earlier blast caused the country's worst mining disaster ... Read more...

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Oz premier asks colleagues to keep their clothes on during Xmas parties


November 21st, 2010 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 21 (ANI): An Australian premier has issued a clear but stern warning to her Cabinet colleagues to keep their clothes on and behave themselves during office Christmas parties this ... Read more...

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Brit Journalist to sue South Africa’s Police Commissioner on defamation charges


July 11th, 2010 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
Cape Town, July 11 (ANI): A British journalist, Simon Wright, of the Sunday Mirror, who had been accused of trying to undermine World Cup security is considering suing South Africa's Police Commissioner ... Read more...

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Oz police win new powers to issue fines for public nuisance offences


June 16th, 2010 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 16 (ANI): Queensland's police have now been given the power to issue on-the-spot notices for public nuisance offences.Queensland Premier Anna Bligh said the move would increase efficiency, save time and ... Read more...

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TV New Zealand targeted in spate of World Cup media robberies


June 13th, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, June 13 (DPA) A television crew from New Zealand have become the latest victims of a spate of robberies targeting foreign journalists covering the World Cup in South Africa. The team said ... Read more...

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Facebook wants information about Australia’s registered sex offenders


June 13th, 2010 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 13 (ANI): Social networking site Facebook wants all the information about Australia's registered sex offenders.The idea behind it is to keep pedophiles and sex predators off.And Victorian Police Minister ... Read more...

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Police nab 12 football hooligans trying to enter S-Africa for FIFA


June 1st, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 1 (ANI): British security forces have intercepted and detained a dozen hooligans who were trying to enter South Africa via Dubai to avoid being identified.South Africa is going to great ... Read more...

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No mercy for thugs at FIFA World Cup, says S.African minister


April 30th, 2010 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
Cape Town, Apr 30 (ANI): South African Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa has said the police would show no mercy to the hooligans at the 2010 FIFA World Cup."Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa is ... Read more...

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Queensland Police accused of keeping knife attack on Indian under wraps


April 3rd, 2010 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane (Australia), Apr.3 (ANI): Queensland Police has been accused of keeping a serious knife attack on an Indian at one of the busiest train stations under wraps.The Courier-Mail has learnt that 34-year-old ... Read more...

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‘Australian police tried to hush up attack on Indian’


April 3rd, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Brisbane, April 3 (IANS) Police tried to hush up a knife attack on an Indian last month at one of the busiest train stations in Australia to prevent sparking off another racial ... Read more...

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S. African thugs threaten to rob and kill Brit footie fans


January 20th, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.20 (ANI): South African thugs armed with guns have gone on television and threatened to "rob and kill" England fans at this summer's World Cup.According to a report in the ... Read more...

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Amnesty for South Africans surrendering firearms


January 12th, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Pretoria, Jan 12 (IANS) South Africa has announced amnesty for surrendering illegal firearms till the next three months, a move aimed at curbing violent crimes. The firearms amnesty period beginning Monday will ... Read more...

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Gangsters forced to rent guns as recession bites


January 11th, 2010 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 11 (ANI): Recession seems to have hit the crime world too, as rival crime gangs in Britain are being forced to share guns.Police chiefs have pointed out that people ... Read more...

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Australia condemns Indian cartoon on racist attacks row


January 8th, 2010 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 8 (IANS) Australia Friday condemned as "deeply offensive" a caricature, published in an Indian newspaper, depicting Victoria police as members of the racist Ku Klux Klan. The cartoon, published in Delhi's ... Read more...

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Sydney ushers in 2010 with a bang, bang, bang


December 31st, 2009 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 31 (DPA) New Year's Eve revellers flocked to Sydney Harbour Thursday for celebrations featuring a fly-over by 15 vintage aircraft and a flotilla of 55 decorated ships. But the big draw, ... Read more...

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Oz police department sending ‘pornographic and racist’ emails


October 25th, 2009 - 4:08 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct. 25 (ANI): Following a surge in complaints about pornographic and racist emails being sent from the New South Wales Police Department computers, a new email etiquette guidelines will be issued ... Read more...

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New Zealand legislator made sex calls, parliament told


June 4th, 2009 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, June 4 (DPA) A disgraced New Zealand government minister made "vulgar and sexually explicit" telephone calls to a woman, parliament was told Thursday, one day after Richard Worth resigned as ... Read more...

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New South Wales government to meet with Indian community leaders


June 3rd, 2009 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, June 3 (ANI): The New South Wales Government will convene a meeting with Indian community leaders and police amid international disquiet over attacks on foreign students in Australia.NSW Premier Nathan Rees ... Read more...

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Bhattacharjee ordered police firing in Nandigram: Forward Bloc


April 21st, 2009 - 1:08 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 20 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Buddahdeb Bahttacharjee had ordered the police firing in Nandigram March 14, 2007 that claimed 14 lives, the state's ruling Left Front partner Forward Bloc ... Read more...

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UK cops axe target for recruiting minorities


February 21st, 2009 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.21 (ANI): Police in Britain have been told that they will no longer be asked to meet a target for recruiting ethnic minorities. The change means a white man of ... Read more...

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Laser man mars Australia’s T20 win over South Africa


January 14th, 2009 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 14 (IANS) A spectator who flashed a laser torch to distract rookie South African fast bowler Wayne Parnell at the Gabba Tuesday night faces a fine of up to Australian ... Read more...

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Lap-dancing clubs in UK face closure


December 19th, 2008 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 19 (ANI): Lap-dancing clubs in Britain may soon be shut under plans to re-categorize them alongside sex shops and peep shows.Bosses are considering the closure of the clubs near ... Read more...

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India to have separate tourist police: minister


December 11th, 2008 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) India is constituting a separate tourist-friendly police force manned by former army personnel for the security and safety of travellers, said Tourism Minister Ambika Soni Thursday.Informing the ... Read more...

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UK government to review police recruitment and promotion prospects of ethnic minorities


October 7th, 2008 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct.7 (ANI): British Home Secretary Jacqui Smith has announced that the Gordon Brown Government will undertake a nationwide assessment of how ethnic minorities are treated by the police during recruitment ... Read more...

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New South Wales Police Minister resigns over simulated sex act on female MP


September 11th, 2008 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Sept.11 (ANI): New South Wales Police Minister who lied about dancing around his office in his underwear and allegedly simulating a sex act with another MP, has resigned. Matt Brown quit ... Read more...

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Trying to find love online may leave you penniless!


September 4th, 2008 - 4:11 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sept 4 (ANI): Australian police has warned people not to be duped by Internet romance scams.The warning came after a 45-year-old man lost 20,000 dollars to someone he met online, ... Read more...

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