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Rebekah Brooks to appear in court in September


August 3rd, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) Rebekah Brooks, former chief executive of media mogul Rupert Murdoch's News International group, has been formally charged with phone hacking and will appear in court next ... Read more...

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An artist who transforms guns into sculptures


May 2nd, 2012 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 2 (IANS/EFE) Victor Hugo Zayas is a Mexican painter and sculptor who uses guns recovered by the city of Los Angeles' Gun Buyback Initiative to create works ... Read more...

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German ‘Robin Hood’ doles out money to needy


March 3rd, 2012 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
London, March 2 (IANS) A mystery benefactor in a German city has started sending white envelopes stuffed with 8,000 pounds (about $3,600) to people with good causes, sparking speculation a ... Read more...

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British cops sacked for inappropriate comments on Facebook


December 30th, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 30 (IANS) At least two police officers in Britain were sacked while disciplinary action has been taken against 150 others for posting inappropriate photos or comments that ... Read more...

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Indian-origin MP wants more rights for British crime victims


December 15th, 2011 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 15 (IANS) Victims of crime in Britain are to be given more rights, including the power to influence sentencing, under a new law proposed by Indian-origin Conservative MP ... Read more...

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Phone hacking: UK police arrest former News of the World editor


August 10th, 2011 - 10:07 pm ICT by BNO News
LONDON (BNO NEWS) -- British police on Wednesday arrested a twelfth person in relation to alleged phone hacking at the now-defunct News of the World, officials said. It is believed to be ... Read more...

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Phone hacking: UK police arrest former News of the World managing editor


August 2nd, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by BNO News
LONDON (BNO NEWS) -- British police on Thursday morning arrested an eleventh person in relation to alleged phone hacking at the now-defunct News of the World, officials said. Reports said he is ... Read more...

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Judge to lead News of the World hacking inquiry: Cameron


July 8th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 8 (IANS) The probe into the phone hacking scandal at the News of the World, a 168-year-old paper that closes down Sunday, will be led by a ... Read more...

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Senior people are victims of crime in Britain


June 13th, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 13 (IANS) An astounding 96 percent of senior people in Britain have been victims of crime or anti-social behaviour in the past one year, says a new study.In ... Read more...

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US encourages prospective students to protect themselves from visa fraud


January 31st, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi/Washington, Jan.31 (ANI): The U.S. Government has said that welcomes all legitimate students wishing to study in the United States, and strongly encourages prospective students to protect themselves from predatory visa ... Read more...

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Over 28,000 prisoners to get to vote in Britain


January 6th, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 6 (IANS) Around 28,770 prisoners serving four years or less in British jails will now be allowed to vote in the country's general elections and European Parliament polls, a ... Read more...

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11 childrens’ courts to come up in Delhi


December 30th, 2010 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Azera Rahman New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) Eleven children's courts will soon be set up in the Indian capital in an effort to reach out to child victims of crime who suffer ... Read more...

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Killer driver in Australia gets $120K compensation for injuries in jail


December 28th, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 28 (ANI): A man in Australia, who has been jailed for killing a woman passenger while driving drunk, has received 120,000 dollars in compensation after a garden shed door closed ... Read more...

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Homeless youths most vulnerable to crime and violence


September 28th, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 28 (ANI): A new report has revealed that homeless young people are victims of crime at rates that society would consider unacceptable for any other group.Researchers at York University and ... Read more...

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Erin Andrews’ Contract Might End With ESPN


June 26th, 2010 - 7:40 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez June 26, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Erin Andrews, the American sportscaster and former "Dancing With The Stars" contestant's contract with ESPN is going to end on July 1 but she remains quiet ... Read more...

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Erin Andrew’s ESPN Contract About To End?


June 26th, 2010 - 7:17 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 26, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The well known sportscaster, Erin Andrews, may have to leave the popular channel ESPN as her contract with them will expire soon. July 1, is ... Read more...

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Kiwis far safer in India than Indians in New Zealand


April 20th, 2010 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Apr 20 (ANI): Indians are facing a tough time in New Zealand and are more victims of crime here in comparison to Kiwis in India.New Zealand's Ministry of Foreign Affairs has ... Read more...

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FIFA World Cup officials ignoring crime, piles of junk, filth in Johannesburg


April 18th, 2010 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
Johannesburg, Apr.18 (ANI): South Africa maybe preparing for the greatest football show on earth, the FIFA World Cup, which is just 53 days away, but officials associated with the event appear to ... Read more...

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Victoria’s top cop discredits ‘voice’ of Indian students


February 24th, 2010 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb. 24 (ANI): Even as thousands across Australia participated in the 'Vindaloo Against Violence' campaign in a show of solidarity with the Indian community, Victoria's Police Chief Commissioner Simon Overland ... Read more...

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Attacks have potential to hit ties: Australian envoy (Interview)


January 24th, 2010 - 10:21 am ICT by IANS
By Murali Krishnan New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Australian envoy to India Peter Varghese admits that the continuing attacks on Indian nationals in his country have the "potential to impact on the ... Read more...

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Kashmiri-origin man jailed for protecting family left ’stunned in a living hell’ by Brit justice sys


December 19th, 2009 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 19 (ANI): A Kashmiri-origin businessman, who was given a two and a half year jail sentence for fighting off knife-wielding burglars to save his family, says that he feels devastated ... Read more...

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Russian consulate protests Goa MP’s rape remarks


December 16th, 2009 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, Dec 16 (IANS) The Russian consulate in Mumbai Wednesday protested to the Goa government over state Congress MP Shantaram Naik's "insensitive remarks" about the alleged rape of a Russian woman. ... Read more...

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Crimes against Russians causing worry back home: Consul general


December 16th, 2009 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 16 (IANS) Victimisation of Russian citizens in Goa has created a lot of apprehension back home, the Russian consul general has said in a letter to the state chief minister. ... Read more...

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Taxpayers paying to fix penile erection problems of jailed rapist


December 12th, 2009 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 12 (ANI): It has emerged that taxpayers' money will be used to help fix the penile erection problems of a jailed rapist who was part of Ivan Milat's gang.The decision ... Read more...

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Parents support grown-up kids materially and emotionally


December 8th, 2009 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 8 (IANS) Middle-aged parents are more involved in their grown children's lives than ever before, according to a new research. "We found that middle-aged parents help each of their grown children ... Read more...

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UK man makes up kidnap story to avoid wife’s nagging


July 4th, 2009 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jul 4 (ANI): A man, who was weary of his wife's nagging, made up a story that he had been kidnapped at knifepoint as he dared not tell her he had ... Read more...

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Indian students preyed upon for socio-economic reasons: Victoria police chief


July 1st, 2009 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Murali Krishnan Melbourne, July 1 (IANS) Some of the attacks against Indian students in Australia over the past few weeks had racist overtones, admits Victoria state's top police official. But he also ... Read more...

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Indian students protest after more attacks


June 9th, 2009 - 9:56 am ICT by IANS
By Neena Bhandari Sydney, June 9 (IANS) About 200 Indian students Monday night protested against perceived police apathy after two Indian men were attacked by ethnic Lebanese in the western Sydney suburb of ... Read more...

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Recession linked to increased victimization of minorities


February 16th, 2009 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 16 (ANI): A new study has revealed that the victimization of both female and male blacks and Latinos increases during or after periods of economic recession.The study has bee ... Read more...

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UK prisoners spend 220K pounds of taxpayer money playing PC games


August 4th, 2008 - 4:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.4 (ANI): British prisoners spend a whopping 220,000 pounds of taxpayers money playing computer games inside their cells. According to the Daily Express, public money is being spent on PlayStation, Xbox ... Read more...

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Apex court upset over police reluctance to file FIR


July 14th, 2008 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday voiced unhappiness over the reluctance of the police in the country to register criminal cases on complaints from the poor and other victims ... Read more...

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South African march against crime draws small crowd


June 10th, 2008 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Fakir Hassen Pretoria, June 10 (IANS) An ambitious plan for a march of a million to the seat of government here to protest rampant crime in South Africa Tuesday attracted just over ... Read more...

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