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Nothing suspicious found after US embassy in Berlin evacuated


September 13th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Sep 13 (IANS) The US Embassy in Berlin was partly evacuated Thursday when consular section employees felt unwell after touching some documents but police found no suspicious substance, Xinhua ... Read more...

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Murderer Found on Cruise 13 Years after Escape


September 4th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Berlin, Sept 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A convict who had been charged of committing a murder was arrested on a cruise ship that was heading to northern Germany. It is believed that he ... Read more...

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Three Nicaragua cops dishonourably discharged


September 3rd, 2012 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Managua, Sep 3 (IANS/EFE) Nicaraguan police have announced the dishonourable discharge of three officers accused of raping a mentally challenged 12-year-old girl.Police spokesman Fernando Borge told reporters that the dismissed ... Read more...

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Phony news crew smuggles $9.2 mn into Nicaragua


August 28th, 2012 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
Managua, Aug 28 (IANS/EFE) Eighteen people arrested last week while trying to enter Nicaragua disguised as a news crew from Mexico's Televisa television were carrying $9.2 million in cash, police ... Read more...

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Policeman kidnapped in Russia


August 24th, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Armed men in masks kidnapped a police officer in Russia's troubled southwestern region of Ingushetia, officials said Friday.The abduction occurred in Malgobek town late Thursday. ... Read more...

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Four held, stolen money seized


August 24th, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 24 (IANS) Police from Mizoram and Tripura have busted a gang which had looted Rs.2 crore from a Block Development Office in Mizoram, police said Friday.Four men were ... Read more...

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Chess great Kasparov faces jail for biting cop


August 18th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian grandmaster-turned-opposition activist Garry Kasparov, who supported the jailed Pussy Riot members, can be jailed over a clash with police where he allegedly bit a ... Read more...

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Twelve arrested after Russia-Ivory Coast game


August 16th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Twelve people were arrested by Moscow police after a friendly football match between Russia and the Ivory Coast, city police said Thursday.A header from former ... Read more...

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12 killed in Haryana accident


August 2nd, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 2 (IANS) Twelve people were killed and 11 others injured in a collision between a bus and a truck in Haryana's Kurukshetra district Thursday, police said.The accident ... Read more...

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29 pilgrims killed in Haryana accident (Lead)


July 30th, 2012 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Bhiwani (Haryana), July 30 (IANS) At least 29 pilgrims, including three children, on their way back from a shrine in Rajasthan were killed in a head-on collision between two trucks ... Read more...

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‘The Jefferson’ star Sherman Hemsley dead at 74


July 26th, 2012 - 2:08 pm ICT by BNO News
EL PASO, TEXAS (BNO NEWS) -- American actor Sherman Hemsley, who starred as George Jefferson in the 1970s television series 'The Jeffersons' and 'All in the Family', died at his home in ... Read more...

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Barrels of human embryos found in Russian forest


July 23rd, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Four barrels containing human embryos have been discovered in a remote forest in western Russia's Urals region, police said Monday.Residents of Sverdlovsk region came across ... Read more...

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Afghan sisters shot dead in ‘honour killing’


July 23rd, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 23 (IANS) An Afghan man shot his two teenaged daughters dead when they returned home four days after running away with a young man, Daily Mail reported ... Read more...

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Tamil Tiger held at Sri Lankan airport


July 18th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, July 18 (IANS) Sri Lankan police Wednesday said they have arrested a wanted Tamil Tiger rebel as he attempted to return to the island nation from Qatar, Xinhua reported.Police ... Read more...

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North Korean robbed of $100,000 in Moscow


July 18th, 2012 - 7:44 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A North Korean man was injured and allegedly robbed of $100,000 Tuesday in what seems to be a planned assault by criminals in Moscow.According to ... Read more...

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Homeless pair find $10,000 in Brazil and they turned it over to the police


July 10th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sao Paulo, July 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An honest homeless couple in Brazil found $10,000 in local currency on a sidewalk and they immediately turned it over to the police.The Brazilian couple was ... Read more...

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Parents held after trying to smuggle baby through airport scanner


July 10th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sharjah, July 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An Egyptian couple tried unsuccessfully to smuggle their baby through an airport scanner. They put their son in a big bag and tried to take him illegally ... Read more...

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Couple smuggles baby without visa in bag


July 9th, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 9 (IANS) A couple was caught trying to smuggle their baby into the UAE when airport security spotted the five-month-old hidden in their luggage, it was reported here ... Read more...

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Kidnapped from Ludhiana, 6-year-old recovered in Ambala


July 9th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 9 (IANS) A six-year-old boy who was kidnapped from Ludhiana Saturday, was recovered by the Haryana Police from Ambala city, 45 km from here, police said Monday.The police ... Read more...

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23 held in Poland for organ trafficking


July 6th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, July 6 (IANS) At least 23 people have been arrested in Poland on suspicion of offering their organs for sale, RIA Novosti reported Friday."This is the first large-scale operation ... Read more...

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Seven more held in Britain for terror offences


July 6th, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 6 (IANS) Seven men have been arrested in Britain on suspicion of being involved in terror offences, after weapons were found hidden in a car, police said Friday. ... Read more...

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Car worst carnivore than beast, says Russian zoo


July 6th, 2012 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Illustrating the notion that automobiles are carnivores - and worst than beasts, at that - a zoo in central Russia has put a caged car ... Read more...

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Drug-laden plane crashes in Honduras


July 4th, 2012 - 8:52 am ICT by IANS
Tegucigalpa, July 4 (IANS) A small plane carrying 600 kg of cocaine crashed in Honduras Tuesday, police said.The pilot was killed and his copilot was injured when the aircraft crashed ... Read more...

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Rs.40 lakh looted from Haryana farmer


June 30th, 2012 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Jhajjar (Haryana), June 30 (IANS) A farmer carrying cash to deposit in a bank was waylaid and looted of Rs.40 lakh in Jhajjar district of Haryana Saturday, police said.Satbir Singh, ... Read more...

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13 Bangladeshis arrested in Tripura


June 22nd, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 22 (IANS) Thirteen Bangladesh nationals, including three women, have been arrested by the railway police for illegally entering India via the border in Tripura, police said Friday.They were ... Read more...

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Tripura militants recruiting youth, warns intelligence


June 21st, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 21 (IANS) In the lead-up to the Tripura assembly elections due next February, separatist groups in the state are recruiting tribal youths, an official statement here said Thursday.In ... Read more...

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81,000 litres of illicit liquor destroyed in Nepal


June 20th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, June 20 (IANS) Around 81,000 litres of illicit liquor have been seized and destroyed in the Nepali capital in the past three years, police records show.However, despite attempts by ... Read more...

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Three militants arrested in Tripura


June 18th, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 18 (IANS) Three hardcore militants, including a woman, belonging to an insurgent group with bases in Bangladesh were arrested with Rs.25 lakh cash and some electronic gadgets in ... Read more...

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Three ‘anti-national’ cops held in Kashmir


June 16th, 2012 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 16 (IANS) Three policemen were arrested in Jammu and Kashmir for their involvement in "anti-national activities", police said Saturday.A police spokesman, in a statement issued here, said that ... Read more...

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Warsaw clashes instigated by locals: Polish ambassador


June 13th, 2012 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Poland's Ambassador in Russia Wojciech Zajaczkowski Wednesday said violence which flared at a march by Russian fans in the Polish capital Warsaw Tuesday was instigated ... Read more...

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Tripura couple throw newborn girl in septic tank, held


June 9th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 9 (IANS) Police in Tripura Saturday arrested a couple who threw their newborn baby girl into a septic tank as they did not want a daughter because of ... Read more...

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British Asians warned of gold theft during wedding season


June 6th, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 6 (IANS) Asian families in Britain have been warned by police to beware of criminals who could target their gold jewellery during the traditional wedding season in summer.Police ... Read more...

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Mother arrested after she drives off with baby on car roof


June 5th, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Phoenix, June 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A mother strapped her 1 month old son to a child car seat and kept that car seat on the roof of the car and then drove ... Read more...

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Man kills wife, sister-in-law in Haryana


June 2nd, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Rohtak (Haryana), June 2 (IANS) Two middle-aged women lost their lives Saturday in Haryana's Jhajjar town after the husband of one of them hit them with an iron rod in ... Read more...

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Shutdown hits Delhi, autos add to woes (Third Lead)


May 31st, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) The 12-hour shutdown against petrol price hike hit normal life in the national capital Thursday, with commuters suffering the most due to street protests ... Read more...

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