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Topless protest at Euro 2012 trophy display


May 13th, 2012 - 2:32 am ICT by IANS
Kiev, May 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A topless female protester attacked the trophy to be awarded at Euro 2012 and knocked it to the floor at an exhibition in the Ukrainian ... Read more...

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US told to apologize for tarnishing Cartagena’s image


April 27th, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, April 27 (IANS) The Colombian government has asked the US for an apology for tarnishing the image of Cartagena, a key Caribbean resort on the northern coast of ... Read more...

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India can tap booming gay tourism sector: Tour promoter


October 21st, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 21 (IANS) India can close its eyes and miss the global gay tourism bus, an international gay tour promoter said here Friday even as the Goa government unceremoniously ... Read more...

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Goa drops LGBT tourism talks amid protest from Church, others


October 20th, 2011 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 20 (IANS) The Goa government Thursday did a volte face on promoting lesbian gay bisexual transsexual (LGBT) tourism by choosing to droping a discussion on it at the ... Read more...

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Women detained for topless protest in Ukraine


September 27th, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, Sep 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Four women activists were arrested Tuesday for staging a topless protest near Ukrainian capital Kiev's main sports arena during a visit by UEFA chief Michel ... Read more...

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Family tourism to replace Thailand’s ’sex tourism’ tag


August 19th, 2011 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 19 (IANS) Arguably called the sex tourism capital of the world, Thailand is now deliberately using the family tourism label to shed the sex destination tag, a Thai ... Read more...

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‘Southern Maharashtra transit point for Goa drugs’


June 27th, 2011 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 27 (IANS) Southern coastal Maharashtra has emerged as a major transit point for drugs from Himachal Pradesh and other parts of north India to be smuggled into Goa, ... Read more...

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Don’t turn Goa into Thailand: Women’s group


April 20th, 2011 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 20 (IANS) A women's collective in Goa Wednesday criticized the state government for turning Goa into a Thailand, a global sex tourism destination. It also said the depiction ... Read more...

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Meghalaya approves tourism code


March 8th, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, March 8 (IANS) In a bid to ensure that Meghalaya remains a safe tourist draw, the cabinet Tuesday approved a voluntary code of conduct for all stakeholders.The code seeks ... Read more...

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Polanski demonisation has turned me away from left-wing: Carla Bruni


February 1st, 2011 - 12:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 1 (ANI): French First Lady Carla Bruni has admitted that her support for two high-profile men linked with underage sex crimes made her abandon her links with the Socialist Party.She ... Read more...

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Three Indians nabbed for ’sex tourism’ in Nepal


January 9th, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Jan 9 (IANS) Nepal's Tourism Year 2011 has claimed the first Indian casualties with police arresting three men for allegedly seeking commercial sex in the capital.Rafiq Hussain, 40, Shahid ... Read more...

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Goa anti-terror squad to keep track of rave parties


August 3rd, 2010 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 3 (IANS) Keeping track of terror is not the only responsibility of Goa's newly-formed anti-terrorism squad (ATS). It is also likely to monitor online adverts for full moon rave parties, ... Read more...

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Soccer boosts sex tourism in Cape Town


July 7th, 2010 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
By Abhishek Roy Cape Town, July 7 (IANS) With a million football fans splurging thousands of dollars during the World Cup, sex tourism in South Africa's number one tourist destination, Cape Town, is ... Read more...

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Code of conduct for safe and honourable tourism unveiled


July 1st, 2010 - 10:07 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 1 (ANI): Union Minister of Tourism and Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation Kumari Selja unveiled the code of conduct for 'Safe and Honourable Tourism' at an exclusive event here ... Read more...

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India adopts code for safe tourism


July 1st, 2010 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) India Thursday released a code for the safety of the millions of foreign tourists visiting the country every year. The Code of Conduct for Safe and Honourable Tourism ... Read more...

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Ricky Martin Foundation trains people to fight human trafficking


June 15th, 2010 - 6:47 am ICT by IANS
San Juan, June 15 (IANS/EFE) Puerto Rican singer Ricky Martin's foundation has begun training people to fight against child abuse and human trafficking. About 50 representatives of the NGOs Amnesty International, New York ... Read more...

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Oz businesswoman applies for licence for brothel on wheels!


March 25th, 2010 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 25 (ANI): With the mining boom in Alice Springs, Australia a businesswoman has applied for a licence to set up a brothel on wheels that would cater to the carnal ... Read more...

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Florida man sentenced for attempting travel to Mexico to have sex with young boy


January 21st, 2010 - 2:37 pm ICT by BNO News
PHOENIX, ARIZONA (BNO NEWS) – A Florida man on Tuesday was sentenced for traveling to Arizona with intent of having sex with a minor in Mexico, said prosecutors on Wednesday.Charles A. Soderman, ... Read more...

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Curb sex tourism, book flesh traders for rape: apex court


January 15th, 2010 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday asked the government to curb sex tourism and deal firmly with criminals driving children into flesh trade by booking them for rape. "Obviously, it ... Read more...

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Goa bans bikini-clad women from advertisements


January 10th, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by ANI
Calangute / Panjim, Jan 10(ANI): The Goa Government has decided to ban bikini-clad women from their tourism promotions in order to uphold the tourist hotspot as a "family holiday destination".The decision was ... Read more...

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Wayne Nelson “Santa Claus” Corliss Arrested For Sexually Abusing Thai Boys


November 17th, 2009 - 7:35 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey New Jersey, Nov. 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Wayne Nelson Corliss, a 61 year old man, has been sentenced to twenty years in prison for sexually abusing boys in Thailand. He was ... Read more...

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Carla Bruni being dragged into minister’s ’sex tourism’ scandal


October 10th, 2009 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 10 (ANI): Some centre-right parliamentarians are blaming French First Lady Carla Bruni-Sarkozy for the "sexual tourism" scandal that has engulfed the country's Culture Minister Frédéric Mitterrand.Openly gay Mitterrand, the nephew ... Read more...

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India-Indonesia heroin network busted in Nepal


October 9th, 2009 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Oct 9 (IANS) An extensive network of drug traffickers snaking through India to Indonesia with its roots in Afghanistan has been busted by Nepal police with the arrest ... Read more...

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French minister says he is no paedophile


October 9th, 2009 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, Oct.9 (ANI): French Culture Minister Frédéric Mitterrand has denied paying for sex with underage Thai boys and rejected accusations that he wrote a book justifying sex tourism.The Independent quoted the openly ... Read more...

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French culture minister accused of paedophilia


October 8th, 2009 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Oct 8 (DPA) French Culture Minister Frederic Mitterand, who was one of director Roman Polanski's first supporters, has come under pressure after being accused of paedophilia, French media reported Thursday. The cause ... Read more...

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Douglas Perlitz charged with sexually abusing children in Haiti


September 17th, 2009 - 11:49 pm ICT by BNO News
Nora R. Dannehy, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, and John T. Morton, Assistant Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, today announced that ... Read more...

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3 Americans accused of having sex with children in Cambodia en-route to US to face ‘SEX TOURISM’ charges


September 1st, 2009 - 1:07 am ICT by BNO News
LOS ANGELES - The first three defendants to be charged under an international law enforcement initiative targeting Americans who travel to Cambodia to sexually exploit children have been removed from that Southeast ... Read more...

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NGOs best suited to tackle child abuse: Bhagwati


June 9th, 2009 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 9 (IANS) NGOs are better suited than the administration and the police to fight the menace of child abuse as the bureaucracy is not sympathetic to the cause, former chief ... Read more...

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Sex tourism alarming new trend in India: CBI (Lead)


May 11th, 2009 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) Sex tourism has emerged as an alarming trend in India in recent years, Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) director Ashwini Kumar said here Monday. Kumar was speaking at ... Read more...

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Sex tourism, human trafficking alarming new trends: CBI


May 11th, 2009 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) Sex tourism and human trafficking have emerged as alarming trends in recent years, Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) director Ashwini Kumar said here Monday. Kumar was speaking at ... Read more...

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Sending sexually explicit e-mails at work will soon be a crime


June 19th, 2008 - 3:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 19 (ANI): As a part of the biggest overhaul of sex offences in Scotland, a new bill has been unveiled that states that people who send sexually explicit e-mails ... Read more...

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