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Golden Triangle nations still major drug source: China


June 26th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 26 (IANS) Golden Triangle, an area between Myanmar, Laos and Thailand, is still a major source of drugs in China, the government said Tuesday.The revelation was made in ... Read more...

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Robbery bid at Indian bank in Trinidad and Tobago


June 11th, 2012 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Port-of-Spain, June 11 (IANS) An Indian bank here was targeted by four robbers who tied up three Indian employees and demanded keys to the vault. Policemen who were passing by ... Read more...

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Three-day mourning in Kenya after chopper crash


June 11th, 2012 - 5:00 am ICT by IANS
Nairobi, June 11 (IANS) Kenyan president Mwai Kibaki has declared three-day national mourning which begins Monday onwards, following a helicopter crash near the capital Nairobi in which a minister, his ... Read more...

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Kenya minister killed in chopper crash


June 10th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, June 10 (IANS) The internal security minister of Kenya and three other people have been killed in a helicopter crash near Nairobi, Kenyan media reported Sunday.George Saitoti and his ... Read more...

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Chemical detectors to be added to Dalai Lama’s security


May 20th, 2012 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, May 20 (IANS) The Central Tibetan Administration (CTA), the elected government of exiled Tibetans based here, said Sunday it would add chemical detectors to the Dalai Lama's security."We are ... Read more...

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Britain, Kenya to enhance ties (Lead)


March 27th, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, March 27 (IANS) Kenya and Britain will promote their ties, said visiting British Minister for Africa Henry Bellingham."Kenya and Britain have strong shared interests including trade, development, security, regional ... Read more...

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Britain, Kenya vow to enhance ties


March 27th, 2012 - 4:16 am ICT by IANS
Nairobi, March 27 (IANS) Kenya and Britain have vowed to promote their ties, said visiting British Minister for Africa Henry Bellingham here Monday."Kenya and Britain have strong shared interests including ... Read more...

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Suspect in slaying of Argentine singer nabbed


March 14th, 2012 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, March 14 (IANS/EFE) Colombian police confirmed Tuesday the arrest of a Costa Rican man accused of being behind the July 2011 killing of Argentine singer Facundo Cabral in Guatemala.Alejandro ... Read more...

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London plans big security exercise for Olympic Games


February 21st, 2012 - 9:32 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 21 (IANS) London authorities are planning a massive security exercise this week for the upcoming Olympic Games, the Metropolitan police said.The exercise will test the response of emergency ... Read more...

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Kenya seals border with Somalia


February 12th, 2012 - 8:41 am ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Feb 12 (IANS) Kenya has sealed its border with Somalia to prevent Somali militants from entering the country.Internal Security Minister George Saitoti Saturday called on the security agencies to ... Read more...

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Devas deal cancelled for national security: Minister


February 6th, 2012 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 6 (IANS) The central government cancelled the Antrix Corporation-Devas Multimedia deal for reasons of national security and not for purported loss of revenue in sale of spectrum, ... Read more...

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Kenyan forces in shootout with French woman’s abductors


October 2nd, 2011 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Oct 1 (IANS) Kenya's security forces were engaged in a fierce shootout with abductors of the French woman who was kidnapped early on Saturday from a resort island in ... Read more...

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To study security, minister goes to Britain


September 18th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) Maharashtra Home Minister R.R. Patil and a high-level delegation left for Britain Sunday to study security systems in London and other places. During his fives there, ... Read more...

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Libyan rebels’ military chief killed


July 29th, 2011 - 5:02 am ICT by IANS
Tripoli, July 29 (IANS) Libyan rebels' military chief Abdel Fattah Younes was Thursday killed in an attack by Muammar Gaddafi's forces, Xinhua reported.Opposition leader Moustafa Abdel-Jalil confirmed the death at ... Read more...

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Mexico to hire attractive women to police ocean resorts


June 29th, 2011 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, June 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Authorities in the Mexican state of Guerrero, known for its popular ocean resorts, will hire attractive, model-type young women to serve in local tourist ... Read more...

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Brazilian economist new chief of UN food agency


June 27th, 2011 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
Rome, June 26 (IANS) Former Brazilian food security minister Jose Graziano da Silva was elected Sunday as the new director general of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), Xinhua ... Read more...

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Two cops busted with a tonne of cocaine


June 21st, 2011 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, June 21 (IANS/EFE) Argentina's border police arrested two of their own officers found to be smuggling 966 kg of cocaine in a vehicle, authorities said Monday.The drug was ... Read more...

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Brit policy of sheltering terrorists made it ‘Londonistan’: WikiLeaks


April 27th, 2011 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 27 (ANI): Britain ignored repeated warnings to stop granting asylum to Islamic extremists wanted in other countries for terrorism offences, resulting in the 2005 London Tube and bus bombings, according ... Read more...

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Cyber crimes cost UK 27 billion pounds a year: Report


February 18th, 2011 - 7:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 18 (ANI): Cyber crimes cost Britain over 27 billion pounds a year, a report by information consultants Detica for the Cabinet Office has revealed.The report also said that attacks ... Read more...

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China, N. Korea vow to maintain strong bilateral ties amid US-ROK military drill concerns


February 16th, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Feb 16 (ANI): China and North Korea have reportedly vowed to maintain their close bilateral ties and jointly work towards establishing regional security amid concerns that South Korea and the United ... Read more...

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UK faces serious ‘online juhadist attacks’ : Security Minister


February 2nd, 2011 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 2 (ANI): British security minister Baroness Pauline Neville-Jones has warned that the UK national infrastructure faces serious cyber threats from terrorists.The Telegraph quoted her as saying that the government ... Read more...

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UK peer tells lawmakers that significant terror plot foiled by 12 arrests


December 22nd, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 22 (ANI): Lord Carlile, the independent reviewer of counter-terrorism powers in Britain, has told the country's lawmakers that a significant terror plot in four cities was stopped with the arrest ... Read more...

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‘Security-a key strategy for London 2012 Olympics venue protection’


November 26th, 2010 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 26 (ANI): In the midst of fears that the London 2012 Olympics venue could be targeted by terrorists, the British Security Minister Baroness Neville-Jones has assured that providing adequate security ... Read more...

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Minister Commits Blunder By Carrying Liquids To Airport


November 8th, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
November 8, 2010 (Pen Men At Work): Baroness Neville-Jones, the security minister of Britain suffered an embarrassing moment at the airport when she was asked to remove liquids that she was carrying ... Read more...

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YouTube removing videos of US-born radical Yemen-based cleric al Awlaki


November 4th, 2010 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 3 (ANI): YouTube has reportedly started removing hundreds of videos of Anwar al Awlaki, the radical American-born cleric based in Yemen who has been linked to several terrorist plots against ... Read more...

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Britain asks US to ban online hate videos


November 3rd, 2010 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 3 (IANS) Britain has asked the US to shut down all the websites containing videos with hate speeches of the leaders of Al Qaeda and other terrorist groups.Britain's Security Minister ... Read more...

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British police being trained for Mumbai-style attack


October 26th, 2010 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 26 (IANS) British police are being trained and armed with more powerful weapons to prepare for any future "Mumbai-style" terror attack in the country, a media report said Tuesday.Security ... Read more...

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Brit police in training for ‘26/11 Mumbai-style’ gun attacks


October 26th, 2010 - 12:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 26(ANI): British security chiefs have ordered an acceleration in police training to prepare for any future '26/11 Mumbai-style' gun attacks in the country.According to the BBC, a series of ... Read more...

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India committed to fast breeder reactor programme


October 10th, 2010 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kalpakkam (Tamil Nadu), Oct 10 (IANS) Despite deciding to import a series of light water reactors (LWR), India is committed to a three-stage nuclear programme and fast breeder reactors are important ... Read more...

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UAE, China to cooperate in fighting crime


October 9th, 2010 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Oct 9 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and China have signed an agreement to cooperate with each other in combating crimes and terrorist activities.The agreement was signed here Thursday ... Read more...

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US slaps sanctions against eight Iranians for human rights violations


September 30th, 2010 - 4:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 30(ANI): The United States has imposed sanctions against eight Iranian officials, including several government ministers, for human rights violations.Under a new executive order signed by US President Barack ... Read more...

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Safdarjung Hospital medicos call off strike in Delhi


September 8th, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 8 (ANI): Around 1200 doctors of Delhi's Safdarjung Hospital have called off their strike after they were assured of more security.Minister of State for Health Dinesh Trivedi intervened to ... Read more...

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14 inmates killed in fight in Mexico jail


August 7th, 2010 - 9:40 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 7 (DPA) Fourteen inmates died Friday during a fight at the Matamoros prison in the northern Mexican state of Tamaulipas, on the border with the US, authorities said. The fight, ... Read more...

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UK may shell out millions to Gitmo suspects to settle torture claims


July 7th, 2010 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 7 (ANI): Terror suspects who had claimed that ­British security services were complicit in their torture, are in line to get ­millions in compensation even if a court refutes ... Read more...

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Beware of fraudsters when booking a holiday online


July 6th, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 6 (ANI): Online booking can turn your dream holiday into a nightmare, it has emerged.About 30 per cent of online bookers do not confirm the authenticity of their travel providers, ... Read more...

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