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Pakistani executed in Saudi Arabia


September 5th, 2012 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Riyadh, Sep 5 (IANS/AKI) Saudi Arabia Tuesday executed a Pakistani national in Medina city for trafficking heroin.Hayat Sayed Lal Sayed had attempted to smuggle heroin in his stomach, the Saudi ... Read more...

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Trafficking of Thai women in Goa salons


September 3rd, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 3 (IANS) The Goa Police is on the trail of an international trafficking gang which has been "supplying" young Thai women to work as masseurs and hair-stylists and ... Read more...

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Four women kidnapped from rescue home in Hyderabad


September 1st, 2012 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 1 (IANS) Unidentified men attacked a rescue home and kidnapped four trafficked women at Ramanthapur area here early Saturday, police said.A group of eight men barged into 'Ujjawala' ... Read more...

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DiCaprio, Maguire, Hardy to produce new film


August 29th, 2012 - 5:14 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 29 (IANS) Actors Leonardo DiCaprio and Tobey Maguire are teaming up with Tom Hardy to produce a new film on animal trafficking.Hardy came up with the idea, ... Read more...

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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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West Bengal tops states in crime against women


August 8th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) West Bengal has topped the list of states that registered the maximum number of crimes against women last year, the Rajya Sabha was informed Wednesday."West ... Read more...

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Policeman killed in Russia bombing


August 2nd, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A police officer was killed Thursday in a bomb blast in Russia's volatile southwest Dagestan region, the interior ministry said.The explosion took place in Buynaksk ... Read more...

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Chinese woman gets death for infant trafficking


June 17th, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 17 (IANS) A Chinese woman, who headed a group which trafficked 223 infants, has been awarded the death sentence.Jiang Kaizhi, the prime culprit of the infant trafficking ring, ... Read more...

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Boat with Egyptian migrants held in Italy


June 13th, 2012 - 9:36 am ICT by IANS
Rome, June 13 (IANS/AKI) An Egyptian fishing vessel trafficking 60 migrants has been intercepted by Italian police off the southern coast of Sicily. The fishing boat was taken to the ... Read more...

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Three held for Delhi woman’s trafficking


June 9th, 2012 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) Three people, including a woman, were arrested in connection with trafficking of a 42-year-old Delhi woman who was rescued from Ghaziabad, Delhi Police said Saturday.The ... Read more...

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Man held for trying to sell minor girl in Delhi


June 4th, 2012 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) A minor girl from Bihar who came to Delhi a month ago in search of job was rescued when she was about to be sold ... Read more...

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Dozens of mafia men held in pan-European drugs bust


June 4th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, June 4 (IANS/AKI) Dozens of mafia men were arrested, and six tonnes of cocaine and 10 million euros of assets were seized in an international anti-drugs operation launched Monday ... Read more...

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Kidney-transplant ring exposed in China


May 30th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 30 (IANS) A kidney-trafficking gang has been busted in a Chinese city and its ringleader, who was housing kidney-sellers in a residential complex, has been arrested.Police rescued all ... Read more...

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Pakistani gang jailed for raping 50 white British girls


May 9th, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 9 (IANS) Nine members of a gang - eight Pakistanis and one Afghan - have been sentenced to jail for a combined 77 years by a British court ... Read more...

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Albanian fugitive held after 15 years in London


April 12th, 2012 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
London, April 11 (IANS) An Albanian accused of multiple murders in his native country and on the run for 15 years, has been finally arrested in north London.Ndrieim Sadushi, 41, ... Read more...

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Courageous Class 12 girl helps bust sex racket


March 23rd, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Darjeeling, March 23 (IANS) The bravery of a class 12 school girl resulted in the busting of a sex racket and the arrest of four people, including a married couple, ... Read more...

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More needs to be done for global n-security: IAEA


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, March 22 (IANS) The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said Wednesday that more needs to be done to improve the safety of nuclear and radioactive materials worldwide, citing security ... Read more...

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Swimsuit model held for heading global drug ring


March 18th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 18 (IANS) A swimsuit model, who was once voted one of FHM magazine's "sexiest women in the world", has been arrested in Australia on charges of heading an ... Read more...

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Crime against women rise in northeast


February 14th, 2012 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Feb 14 (IANS) The northeastern states have recorded a sharp rise in incidents of crime against women, the Women Power Connect (WPC) said Tuesday.Ranjana Kumari, the WPC president, said ... Read more...

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Falak on ventilator again; Main accused, woman arrested (Second Lead)


February 11th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) Rajkumar, the man alleged to have handed over two-year-old Falak to his teen-aged girlfriend, and another woman were arrested in the case that has rocked ... Read more...

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India introduces new policy to curb drugs trafficking


February 7th, 2012 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) India Monday introduced a comprehensive national policy to help curb trafficking in narcotic drugs."The national policy released today, presents evidence of India's strong commitment ... Read more...

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Pakistani beheaded for heroin trafficking in Saudi Arabia


January 31st, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Riyadh, Jan 31 (IANS/AKI) A Pakistani man convicted of trafficking in heroin was beheaded Monday in eastern Saudi Arabia, according to the official Saudi Press Agency.Salman Khan Taj Mohamma ... Read more...

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100 snakes, 70 tortoises found in German hotel


December 12th, 2011 - 3:05 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Police found 100 snakes, 70 tortoises and 20 frogs in a hotel room in the western German city of Cologne, local media said Sunday.The discovery ... Read more...

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Two Indian Americans held for fake perfume trafficking


December 6th, 2011 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 6 (IANS) Two Indian Americans from New Jersey have been indicted for their roles in a conspiracy to import and traffic in counterfeit perfume, according to the US ... Read more...

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Sex workers rescued from Goa nightclub


December 5th, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 5 (IANS) Fourteen commercial sex workers were rescued by Goa Police from a famous nightclub at the popular beach village of Calangute following a raid Monday, an official ... Read more...

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UN needs more funds to end violence against women: Ban


November 24th, 2011 - 3:48 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Nov 24 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called for annual donations of $100 million to the UN Trust Fund to better finance the UN-led efforts to end ... Read more...

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10 tonnes of hashish seized in Karachi


November 16th, 2011 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 16 (IANS) More than 10 tonnes of hashish worth Rs.500 million have been seized by anti-narcotics officials in Karachi, a media report said Wednesday.The Anti-Narcotics Force said it ... Read more...

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India to host meet against drugs trafficking


November 13th, 2011 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) For the first time, India will host the "Paris Pact Meeting" beginning Monday that will focus on devising international cooperation against drugs trafficking.The two-day meeting ... Read more...

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China arrests 12,000 for selling drugs online


October 30th, 2011 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 30 (IANS) Over 12,000 suspects have been arrested in China in a nationwide campaign against the sale of narcotics on the internet, the government said Sunday.Police across the ... Read more...

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Israel frees Egyptian prisoners under swap deal


October 28th, 2011 - 9:49 am ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, Oct 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Israeli authorities released 25 Egyptian prisoners to swap them for a US-Israeli national held in Egypt four weeks ago on suspicion of spying, an ... Read more...

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Cabinet approves ILO guidelines for domestic workers


September 30th, 2011 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) The union cabinet Friday approved a proposal to place before parliament the International Labour Organisation's (ILO) guidelines for providing a better environment to domestic workers.The ... Read more...

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Two Nigerians held with heroin


September 27th, 2011 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Two Nigerians, including a management graduate, were arrested with heroin worth around Rs.1.2 crore that they were trying to send back to their country, police ... Read more...

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Awards for regional films an encouraging trend: President


September 9th, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil, who gave away the 58th National Film Awards in the capital Friday, said it was an "encouraging trend" that regional films ... Read more...

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US indicts two for trafficking jaguar pelts


August 31st, 2011 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
Miami, Aug 31 (IANS/EFE) Two Texas residents have been indicted for selling jaguar pelts illegally imported into the US from Mexico, authorities said.Elias Garcia Garcia, 52, and Maria Angela Plancarte, ... Read more...

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170 canaries seized from bus in Colombia


August 30th, 2011 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, Aug 30 (IANS/EFE) Colombian police have seized 170 canaries which are highly prized for their singing. The birds were being transported in boxes in a bus traveling along a ... Read more...

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