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Euro 2012: Over 100 arrested in Warsaw clashes


June 13th, 2012 - 5:33 am ICT by IANS
Warsaw, June 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) More than 100 people have been arrested after violence flared at a march of Russian fans in the Polish capital Warsaw, police said.The violence broke ... Read more...

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Indian family of four found dead in Australia


May 1st, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, May 1 (IANS) A young Indian family, including two children aged five and three, was found dead Tuesday in their home in this Australian city.The bodies of accountant Nilesh ... Read more...

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10-tonne bridge stolen in Czech Republic


May 1st, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, May 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) An old 10-tonne railway bridge was dismantled and stolen in broad daylight in the Czech Republic.According to the Pravo daily, the metal bridge, built in ... Read more...

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Russian cop beats lover to death


April 25th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A criminal case has been opened against a Russian policeman who allegedly beat his lover to death, police said Wednesday.The incident took place in the ... Read more...

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Kazakh men use national flag to collect trash


April 18th, 2012 - 3:12 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Police in Kazakhstan have launched a criminal investigation into a report about a group of men using the national flag to collect garbage.The incident occurred ... Read more...

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Five Chinese found dead in US house


March 24th, 2012 - 9:14 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 24 (IANS) Five people of Chinese origin were found dead inside a house in the western US port city of San Francisco. Police termed the multiple homicide as ... Read more...

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Former IMF chief jeered at Cambridge varsity


March 10th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 10 (IANS) At least two people were arrested as protesters scuffled with police and jeered at former International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn, who was invited to ... Read more...

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Indian shot dead in US


February 24th, 2012 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 24 (IANS) An Indian was gunned down in Atlanta city in the US when he was closing his store at the end of the day, a media report ... Read more...

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US ‘drunk driver’ swims off to escape arrest


January 11th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Jan 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A suspected drunk driver believed he had escaped the law when he jumped into the sea and swam off. However he left a vital piece of ... Read more...

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Quake rocks New Zealand


December 23rd, 2011 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, Dec 23 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 5.8 on the Richter scale shook New Zealand's South Island city of Christchurch Friday, authorities said.The New Zealand government geological agency GNS Sciences ... Read more...

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Nine dead, 30 injured in Hong Kong fire


November 30th, 2011 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, Nov 30 (IANS) At least nine people were killed and more than 30 others injured Wednesday in a fire that lasted over seven hours in a Hong Kong ... Read more...

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Girl burnt in ’satanic ritual’


October 24th, 2011 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Oct 24 (IANS) A teenaged girl was in a coma Monday after being doused with petrol and burnt alive in a "satanic ritual" in Johannesburg, a media report said.Kirsty ... Read more...

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Soulja Boy arrested for possession of marijuana


October 18th, 2011 - 11:08 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Oct 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Rapper Soulja Boy has been arrested for possessing firearm and marijuana. Police say they stopped the 21-year-old at a traffic stop and a search in his car ... Read more...

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Newcastle striker Ranger arrested on suspicion of assault


August 28th, 2011 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 28 (IANS) Newcastle striker Nile Ranger has been arrested on suspicion of attacking a man and leaving him unconscious with a suspected broken jaw.The Daily Telegraph reported that ... Read more...

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Dozens of protesters detained in Russia


June 1st, 2011 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Dozens of activists were detained during rallies Tuesday in Moscow and St. Petersburg in support of freedom of assembly.At least 26 people were detained on ... Read more...

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Oops! its a toy tiger


May 22nd, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 22 (IANS) A life-size toy tiger in Hampshire in England sparked a major operation involving armed officers and a helicopter, a media report said Sunday.Local residents raised an ... Read more...

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Charlie Sheen’s Washington DC high-speed police escort investigated


April 23rd, 2011 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 23 (ANI): Actor Charlie Sheen's high-speed police escort in Washington DC is under investigation, with cops trying to figure out who authorised it.Sheen, 45, was apparently escorted from an airport ... Read more...

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Florida man dies after Taser shock by police at Universal Studios


April 23rd, 2011 - 5:05 am ICT by BNO News
ORLANDO, FLORIDA (BNO NEWS) -- A Florida man died on Friday after being stunned with a Taser gun by police at Universal Studios complex in Orlando.The Orlando Sentinel reported that 33-year-old Adam ... Read more...

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Charlie Sheen’s police escort is under investigation


April 22nd, 2011 - 11:48 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, April 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Controversy seems to be part of whatever Charlie Sheen he does these days. The actor recently got a police escort in Washington D.C. when he was ... Read more...

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Temple attacked in Australia


March 30th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 30 (IANS) One of Australia's oldest Hindu temples located here was attacked by two men in balaclavas who fired eight bullets, a media report said Wednesday.Sydney Morning Herald ... Read more...

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Hundreds arrested after police bust global pedophile network with 60,000 members


March 15th, 2011 - 5:40 pm ICT by BNO News
THE HAGUE (BNO NEWS) -- Hundreds of people around the world have been arrested in what is believed to have been the world's largest online pedophile network, police said on Tuesday. The ... Read more...

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Sex toy causes bomb scare in Russian post office


March 15th, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 15 (ANI): Anti-terrorist bomb squad experts who arrived at a local post office in the northwest of Russia to check a report of a suspicious parcel, found a vibrator instead ... Read more...

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Two women caught shooting porn film on balcony of Oz hotel


February 16th, 2011 - 3:54 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 16 (ANI): Two women in Australia were caught shooting a pornographic film on the balcony of a hotel, and in full view of residents and pedestrians passing below.The duo's antics ... Read more...

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Oz man ‘punches’ attacking croc, escapes


February 6th, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 6 (ANI): A man in Far North Queensland has survived after being attacked by a crocodile, according to police.Cops said the man was swimming at a waterhole at Beening Creek, ... Read more...

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Prison Guard Jayme Biendl Found Dead At Monroe Correctional Complex


February 1st, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Feb 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It came as a shock to the officials of Monroe Correctional Complex when they found the dead body of one of its guards on Saturday night. ... Read more...

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US Army officer’s wife ‘kills’ teenage children for being ‘mouthy’


January 30th, 2011 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 30 (ANI): A US military officer's wife has been accused of shooting her teenage children for being 'mouthy'.Police said Julie Schenecker shot her son on the way to soccer practice, ... Read more...

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Man shown as police informer on Facebook shot at


January 24th, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 24 (IANS) A man in Britain was shot at after his photo was put up on Facebook, naming him as a police informer.Domenico Masciopinto, 30, had a bullet removed ... Read more...

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Bicycle thieves target Australian Open


January 24th, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 24 (ANI): A gang of bicycle thieves is expected to target the Australian Open following reports that around ten bikes were stolen in a day from outside the grand slam ... Read more...

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Bomb scare in New York turns out be hoax


January 20th, 2011 - 10:15 am ICT by IANS
New York, Jan 20 (IANS) A suspicious package received at a branch of an Israeli bank caused evacuation of a 50-storey tower, but it was later declared to be safe, New York ... Read more...

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15 and Pregnant, Leah La Roche Dies of Suspected Heart Attack


January 19th, 2011 - 2:02 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Jan 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A fifteen year old pregnant grammar school girl, and her unborn baby have died after an apparent heart attack after being rushed to the Maritime Hospital in Gillingham. ... Read more...

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Indian-origin cabbie Hiren Mohini’s widow ‘confused’ whether to attend trial in China


January 14th, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Jan 14 (ANI): The widow of Indian-born Auckland taxi driver Hiren Mohini, who was stabbed to death a year ago, is reportedly facing a dilemma on whether or not to attend ... Read more...

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World surfing champion Gilmore attacked outside her NSW apartment


December 28th, 2010 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec 28(ANI): Four-time world surfing champion Stephanie Gilmore has been bashed by a man wielding a metal pole in an attack outside her New South Wales (NSW) apartment.Gilmore was taken to ... Read more...

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Cocaine packed in toys, candy seized in Nicaragua


December 27th, 2010 - 8:06 am ICT by IANS
Managua, Dec 27 (IANS/EFE) A total of 334 kg of cocaine, which entered Nicaragua hidden in a shipment of candy and toys, was seized during the Christmas weekend, officials said.The cocaine, reportedly ... Read more...

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Sex act with knife gone wrong lands man in hospital and woman in jail


December 8th, 2010 - 3:33 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 8 (ANI): A Swedish couple's attempt to spice up their sex life went horribly wrong when the man was stabbed in the thigh. According to the Expressen newspaper, police believe alcohol ... Read more...

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US man arrested after complaining of being ripped off by hookers


November 25th, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 25 (ANI): A US man ended in the slammer after he complained to the police and asked for their help in getting back money from two prostitutes.According to the Columbia ... Read more...

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