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Man jailed for trafficking heroin in Russia


August 28th, 2012 - 8:17 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 27 (IANS) A court in Russia has sentenced a foreigner to six years in a high security prison for trafficking 14.5 kg of heroin in the country, ... Read more...

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Russian jailed for attempt to blow up mosque


July 13th, 2012 - 5:17 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A 21-year-old former military demolition expert from Russia's European exclave of Kaliningrad has been sentenced to three years in prison for attempting to blow up ... Read more...

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Russian professors jailed for selling missile secrets to China


June 20th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian court Wednesday sentenced two university professors to long prison terms for selling military secrets, including sensitive data on Russia's Bulava missile system, to ... Read more...

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Russian bombers’ helper jailed


May 30th, 2012 - 5:31 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 30 (IANS) A man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison by a Moscow court that found him guilty of assisting suicide bombers who had planned a ... Read more...

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Terrorist jailed for 23 years in Russia


May 24th, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 24 (IANS) A court in Russia Thursday sentenced a terrorist to 23 years in a high-security prison after he was convicted of plotting a terror attack and a ... Read more...

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Russian woman jailed in failed terror attack


May 19th, 2012 - 1:21 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A court has sentenced a woman to 10 years in prison after finding her guilty of attempting to detonate herself on Moscow's central Red Square ... Read more...

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Russian prisoner flees on hijacked chopper


March 23rd, 2012 - 10:21 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) In a bizarre incident, a convicted murderer escaped from a prison in Russia on a helicopter hijacked by the criminal's accomplices, officials said.Police in Vologda ... Read more...

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44 die in fight at Mexican prison (Lead)


February 20th, 2012 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
Monterrey (Mexico), Feb 20 (IANS/EFE) At least 44 inmates died in a fight Sunday at the prison in Apodaca, a city in the northern Mexican state of Nuevo Leon, officials ... Read more...

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Russia jails military officer for spying for CIA


February 10th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian military district court Friday sentenced an engineer of the country's Plesetsk Space Centre to 13 years in prison on charges of state treason, ... Read more...

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British prisoners threatening people on Facebook


January 30th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 30 (IANS) Around 350 "dangerous prisoners" currently in British jails have been caught taunting people on Facebook to which they logged in through smartphones smuggled inside prisons.The ... Read more...

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Britain’s drug lord wants to run empire from prison


November 25th, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 25 (IANS) A drug baron, described as Britain's most notorious, is likely to contest an order which expects him to stop running his multi-million-pound criminal empire from behind ... Read more...

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Thousands gather outside Tihar Jail to hail Hazare


August 17th, 2011 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) It was a virtual carnival in the area around Tihar Jail here with thousands packing the roads around it with one aim -- to ... Read more...

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Belarus jails two more former presidential candidates


May 27th, 2011 - 6:01 am ICT by IANS
Minsk, May 27 (IANS) A Belarusian court sentenced two more former presidential candidates to jail Thursday, taking the total number of ex-presidential candidates being imprisoned in the country to ... Read more...

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14 die in fire at Mexican prison


May 21st, 2011 - 11:21 am ICT by IANS
Monterrey (Mexico), May 21 (IANS/EFE) Fourteen prisoners were killed and 35 injured in a fire at a prison in the northern Mexican state of Nuevo Leon, authorities said Friday.The blaze ... Read more...

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Four shot dead in Mexican bar’s parking lot


March 9th, 2011 - 11:03 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, March 9 (IANS/EFE) At least four people were killed and seven wounded when gunmen attacked them in the parking lot of a bar in northwestern Mexico, officials said.The ... Read more...

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Raymond Davis sent to 14-day judicial remand


February 11th, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, Feb 11 (IANS) US official Raymond Davis, who shot dead two Pakistanis that sparked a row between Washington and Islamabad, was sent to 14-day judicial custody by a court here, an ... Read more...

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Jail inmates’ allegations incorrect: Tihar chief


December 22nd, 2010 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) Allegations made by two Tihar Jail inmates that they were asked to kill Commonwealth Games (CWG) officials lodged there are "incorrect", the prison's director general, Neeraj Kumar, ... Read more...

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Brit jail teacher suspended for sex movie with murderer


November 22nd, 2010 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 22 (ANI): A Brit woman prison teacher has been suspended for filming a porn movie of her having sex in jail with a murderer.Beverley Van-de-Velde, 59, shot the romp with ... Read more...

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Its crystal clear who masterminded 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks: Sonia Gandhi


November 2nd, 2010 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 2 (ANI): Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday asserted that it is crystal clear, who was behind the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks, and added that the United Progressive ... Read more...

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26/11 case: Kasab appears via video-conferencing in Bombay High Court


October 21st, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Oct 21 (ANI): Pakistani terrorist Ajmal Kasab appeared before the Bombay High Court via video-conferencing on Thursday, which is hearing arguments on confirmation of death sentence awarded to him for his ... Read more...

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26/11 case: Kasab refuses to appear via video link


October 20th, 2010 - 10:35 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Oct 20 (ANI): The tantrum of Pakistani terrorist Ajmal Kasab continued in the Bombay High Court on Wednesday after he refused to appear via video link before the court, which is ... Read more...

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High court rejects Kasab plea to meet lawyers in isolation


September 29th, 2010 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 29 (IANS) The Bombay High Court Wednesday rejected a plea of Pakistani terrorist Mohammed Ajmal Amir Kasab for permission to consult his lawyers in isolation in the Arthur Road ... Read more...

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Top Al Qaeda commander surrenders in Yemeni


August 20th, 2010 - 5:50 am ICT by IANS
Sanaa, Aug 20 (IANS) Al Qaeda commander Hizam Mujally accused of plotting a bomb attack on a French oil tanker in 2002 has surrendered to Yemeni authorities, Xinhua reported Thursday. The attack took ... Read more...

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Salem injuries self-inflicted, Dossa tells cops


July 28th, 2010 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 28 (IANS) Gangster Mustafa Dossa, accused of assaulting extradited don Abu Salem in the Arthur Road Central Jail last Sunday, was remanded to police custody till Aug 7 by ... Read more...

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12 die in Uruguay prison fire


July 9th, 2010 - 3:31 am ICT by IANS
Montevideo, July 9 (IANS/EFE) Twelve inmates of a prison were killed and seven others injured when a fire broke out at the facility in eastern Uruguay Thursday, police said. The incident took place ... Read more...

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‘The A-Team’ - A good adrenaline rush (IANS Film Review; Rating:***1/2)


June 26th, 2010 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
By Satyen K. Bordoloi Film: "The A-Team"; Director: Joe Carnahan; Cast: Liam Neeson, Bradley Cooper, Jessica Beil, Quinton Jackson, Sharlto Copley, Patrick Wilson; Rating:***1/2It is often wrongly believed that action films need only ... Read more...

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Ponzi king Madoff paid nine billion dollars to pals before his arrest


June 22nd, 2010 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
New York, June 22 (ANI): Ponzi king Bernard Madoff has told fellow jailbirds that he secretly paid three of his close friends nine billion dollars before being nabbed by the police.The ... Read more...

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Madoff Claims To Have Secret $9 Billion Stash


June 21st, 2010 - 11:56 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
June 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Prison-mates of Bernie Madoff have reportedly been privy to the Ponzi schemer’s secret stash stories, in which he claims to have sent $9 billion to three undisclosed ... Read more...

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Terrorists in Britain’s high-security prison planned to ‘escape in an aeroplane’


June 6th, 2010 - 8:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 6 (ANI): Terrorists incarcerated in one of Britain's top high-security prisons has hatched a preposterous escape plot that entails their flight to freedom in an aeroplane.The plan includes smuggling the ... Read more...

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‘Shutter Island’ - A thrilling treat (IANS Movie Review)


June 5th, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
By Satyen K. Bordoloi Film: "Shutter Island"; Director: Martin Scorsese; Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Mark Ruffalo, Ben Kingsley; Rating: ***1/2The hallmark of a good suspense film is that almost nothing is what ... Read more...

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One injured in blast outside Greece’s main prison


May 14th, 2010 - 9:37 am ICT by IANS
DPA Athens, May 14 (DPA) One woman was wounded when a powerful bomb exploded Thursday outside Greece's top-security prison.An anonymous caller to the Greek daily Etheftherotypia and a private television station warned that ... Read more...

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Evidence against US jihad seekers shows they tried to contact top Al-Qaeda commander


April 18th, 2010 - 11:58 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr.18 (ANI): Evidence against the five US 'jihad seekers', who were arrested from Sargodha last year on charges of planning terror attacks across Pakistan, shows that the men tried to ... Read more...

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Gangster Colin Gunn Contacted “Friends” Through Facebook While In Prison


January 31st, 2010 - 9:06 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 31, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Once more, it seems that the security measures in the prisons in Britain have become the subject of scrutiny. According to a horrifying report, it has ... Read more...

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Gunman Agca may reveal KGB plot to kill Pope John Paul II


January 18th, 2010 - 3:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.18 (ANI): The Turkish gunman, who tried to kill Pope John Paul II nearly 30 years ago, is expected to finally shed light on whether his assassination attempt on the latter ... Read more...

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India right, Pak must throw some `shine’ on 26/11 case for its citizens: Editorial


December 7th, 2009 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec.7 (ANI): An editorial in The Nation has said that while the government has taken steps to prosecute the people behind the 26/11 terror attack on Mumbai, it has failed to ... Read more...

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