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Training halted for Afghan police recruits


September 2nd, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Sep 2 (IANS) The US is suspending training for new recruits to the Afghan Local Police (ALP) and checks are being carried out on possible ties to the ... Read more...

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Afghan force to protect NATO bases


August 24th, 2012 - 10:07 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Afghan Public Protection Force (APPF) is ready to provide security to NATO military bases throughout the country, according to an Afghan minister.Speaking at ... Read more...

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Breivik’s copycat held in Czech Republic


August 19th, 2012 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Czech police have detained a man alleged to have been planning terrorist attacks similar to the massacre carried out by Anders Behring Breivik in Norway ... Read more...

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Jundal was planning another 26/11-type strike: Investigators


July 6th, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Abu Jundal Hamza, one of the handlers of the 26/11 attackers, was planning a similar strike with an Indian Mujahideen (IM) module that he ... Read more...

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Robbers beaten up in Karachi


March 18th, 2012 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 18 (IANS) People in the Pakistani port city Karachi, hit by a recent bout of street crimes, gave vent to their frustration by thrashing three robbers almost to ... Read more...

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Russian football players asked to fix matches: Report


February 8th, 2012 - 5:33 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least one in 10 football players in Russia, which would host the world cup in 2018, has been approached at some point of time ... Read more...

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Nine dead in Pakistan suicide bombing (Lead)


January 14th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 14 (IANS) At least nine people, including two policemen and three suicide bombers, were killed Saturday when militants attacked a police office in northwestern Pakistan. Interior Minister ... Read more...

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Suicide bomber attacks Pakistan police station


January 14th, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 14 (IANS) Several policemen were injured Saturday when a suicide bomber blew himself up and his accomplices hurled hand grenades at a police station in northwest Pakistan, a ... Read more...

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Gunmen kill four during hostage crisis in western Iraq


October 4th, 2011 - 12:14 am ICT by BNO News
RAMADI, IRAQ (BNO NEWS) -- A group of gunmen stormed a police station in western Iraq on Monday morning, taking a number of people hostage and killing several of them before security ... Read more...

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Six killed in Iraq prison-break attempt


August 6th, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Aug 6 (IANS) Three policemen and three inmates were killed in a prison break attempt in Iraq's central city of Hilla, Xinhua reported Saturday.The incident occurred Friday evening when ... Read more...

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Journalist beaten up in Pakistan


June 20th, 2011 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 20 (IANS) A journalist was beaten up here allegedly by policemen, a media report said Monday.The attack comes less than a month after another journalist, Saleem Shahzad, was ... Read more...

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Failed Talban suicide bomber shot in Afghanistan was ‘British sleeper’


April 24th, 2011 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Apr 24 (ANI): A Talban suicide bomber who was shot dead before being able to blow himself up in Afghanistan's defence headquarters was allegedly a sleeper agent from Britain.The Daily ... Read more...

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One more arrested in jewellery heist


March 24th, 2011 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) Another member of the over dozen-strong gang that stole the entire stock of jewellery worth over Rs.10 crore (Rs.100 million/approx $2.2 million) from a Chandigarh ... Read more...

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Chandigarh jewellers asked to install security systems


January 23rd, 2011 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 23 (IANS) In the wake of rising crime graph in this union territory, Chandigarh police chief Sunday directed jewellers to install security systems in their showrooms. The suggestion came ... Read more...

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Berlusconi slammed over ‘use of policewomen’s outfits in striptease shows’


January 20th, 2011 - 12:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 20 (ANI): Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has been criticised by a police trade union for allegedly using policewomen's outfits for striptease shows at his home.According to prosecution documents delivered ... Read more...

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Female politician ‘organized girls for Berlusconi’


January 19th, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 19 (ANI): A female politician, Nicole Minetti, has been accused of organizing girls for Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi.It has been claimed that women paid to have sex with Berlusconi ... Read more...

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Police arrest ninth accused in Rs.10 crore heist


January 18th, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 18 (IANS) Sleuths from the crime branch of Chandigarh police Tuesday arrested another accused in a jewellery heist of over Rs.10 crore ($2.2 million) that rocked the union territory last ... Read more...

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Rs.20 lakh looted from car showroom, guard murdered


January 17th, 2011 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Panchkula (Haryana), Jan 17 (IANS) Some unidentified men looted nearly Rs.20 lakh in cash from a car showroom here after murdering a security guard on duty, police said Monday.The incident took ... Read more...

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Two held in Delhi, one in Ghaziabad for Chandigarh heist


January 16th, 2011 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 16 (IANS) Three members of a gang have been arrested from Delhi and Uttar Pradesh for the biggest heist in this city in which jewellery worth over Rs.10 crore ($2.2 ... Read more...

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After heist, Chandigarh banks told to install police alarms


January 13th, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 13 (IANS) A day after the biggest heist in the city when a showroom was looted of jewellery worth Rs.100 million (Rs.10 crore), the city police Thursday asked all banks ... Read more...

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Rs.100 mn robbery in Chandigarh jewellery store (Second Lead)


January 13th, 2011 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 12 (IANS) In what is believed to be the biggest heist in the history of this union territory, a gang of 10-15 robbers dressed in police uniforms looted jewellery worth ... Read more...

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Posing as cops, miscreants loot jewellery showroom (Lead)


January 12th, 2011 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 12 (IANS) A gang of 10-15 miscreants dressed in police uniforms looted jewellery worth over Rs.10 crore from the Tanishq showroom in Manimajra town of this union territory, an official ... Read more...

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Posing as cops, miscreants loot jewellery showroom


January 12th, 2011 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 12 (IANS) A group of 10-15 miscreants dressed up in police uniform looted jewellery worth crores of rupees from Tanishq showroom in Manimajra town in this union territory, an official ... Read more...

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Lahore police nabs Ahmedi mosques attack masterminds, 17 other terrorists


July 3rd, 2010 - 12:26 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, July 3 (ANI) : The Lahore police has claimed nabbing 17 wanted militants, including the masterminds of the terror seige of the two Ahmedi mosques, from various parts of the city.According ... Read more...

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Karnataka Naxal leader reveals expansion plan on camera


June 29th, 2010 - 12:13 am ICT by ANI
Bangalore / Mahabubnagar, June 28 (ANI): Maoists' Karnataka state committee chief Chandrashekhar Gorebal, who was arrested recently by the Andhra Pradesh Police, has revealed details about their expansion plan.Gorebal gave his ... Read more...

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Police officer, 3 relatives murdered in El Salvador


June 28th, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
San Salvador, June 28 (IANS/EFE) A police officer and his brother, a judicial official, were murdered along with their wives in western El Salvador, a police official said. Edwin Edgardo Portillo, a 36-year-old ... Read more...

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Andhra Police arrest another Maoist Central Committee member


June 14th, 2010 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
Mahbubnagar (Andhra Pradesh), June 14 (ANI): In another major success for anti-Naxal operations in Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka, the security forces have arrested Maoist Central Committee member and Karnataka committee chief Chandrashekhar ... Read more...

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Unfettered sale of police uniforms making life easy for terrorists in Lahore


June 2nd, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jun.2 (ANI): The armed attackers, who stormed the Jinnah Hospital in Lahore on Monday killing eight persons in their bid to free a terrorist, were in police uniforms, which shows how ... Read more...

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Five die as terrorists hunt for comrade at Lahore hospital (Lead)


June 1st, 2010 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, June 1 (IANS) At least five people were killed when terrorists wearing police uniforms stormed a hospital in this Pakistan city late Monday to "rescue or kill" their comrade injured ... Read more...

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Injured terrorist shifted from hospital to Lahore jail


June 1st, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, June 1 (IANS) The terrorist injured in the twin mosque attack, who was sought to be rescued from hospital or killed by armed gunmen in this Pakistan city, was Tuesday shifted ... Read more...

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Lahore hospital attack reveals lack of security


June 1st, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, June 1 (IANS) Heavily armed terrorists dressed in police uniforms stormed a hospital in this Pakistan city late Monday to "rescue or kill" their comrade wounded in the attacks ... Read more...

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Militants attack Lahore hospital to free mosque attackers


June 1st, 2010 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, June 1 (ANI): Eight people died in fresh attacks on a hospital in Pakistan as militants dressed in police uniforms sought to free injured attackers responsible for Friday's assault on two ... Read more...

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Two suspected Maoists arrested in Uttar Pradesh


May 11th, 2010 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 11 (IANS) Two suspected Maoists have been arrested in Uttar Pradesh's Ballia district, an official said Tuesday. "Kishun Rajbhar and Rajju were nabbed Tuesday from Dubahar town. The two are believed ... Read more...

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India’s first tourist police station opens in Kochi


March 1st, 2010 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
Kochi (Kerala), Mar 1 (ANI): Kochi in Kerala has become the first city in the country to have a tourist specific police station.Kerala cops are determined to protect and mobilise tourists from ... Read more...

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Police uniform sellers told to verify buyers


January 25th, 2010 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Alarmed by the growing incidence of misuse of uniforms of security personnel by criminals, Delhi Police Commissioner Y.S. Dadwal Monday said it would soon become mandatory for ... Read more...

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