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Moldova Arrests Six Suspected of Uranium Smuggling

Posted June 29th, 2011 at 1:40 pm (UTC-5)
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Moldovan authorities say they have arrested six men suspected of smuggling uranium from Russia and trying to sell it to an unidentified buyer in a Muslim country in Africa. Senior police investigator Vitalie Briceag said Wednesday the suspects were trying to sell a “few kilograms” of Uranium-235 that can be used to make nuclear weapons […]

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: Nigerian Police Arrests Three In Suspected Child Ritual Killing

Posted June 22nd, 2011 at 4:32 am (UTC-5)
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Nigerian police say they have arrested three people in connection with the alleged ritual killing of a one-year old girl in Ondo State. A police official says the suspects confessed to the murder of the toddler following their arrest in the Igbokoda area, where she lived. Police spokesman Adeniran Aremu said Tuesday the suspects broke […]

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Deportations Underway in Pan-Asian Swindling Ring

Posted June 11th, 2011 at 12:15 pm (UTC-5)
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Some of the nearly 600 suspected scam artists arrested in the crackdown on a massive Asian Internet swindling ring are headed to their home countries. Officials from nations that participated in the raids said deportations began Saturday. Taiwanese police announced the arrests Friday, saying suspects had been detained in Taiwan as well as in Cambodia, […]

Former Mexican Governor Arrested

Posted June 8th, 2011 at 1:15 am (UTC-5)
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Mexican authorities have arrested the former governor of the Mexican state of Chiapas. Prosecutors say Pablo Salazar, who governed Chiapas from 2000 to 2006, was arrested Tuesday at Cancun airport. He is accused of stealing government funds meant to be used for hurricane cleanup. Salazar is linked to the longtime ruling party, PRI. On Saturday, […]

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Greenpeace Activists Arrested on Greenland Oil Rig

Posted June 2nd, 2011 at 1:00 pm (UTC-5)
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The environmental group Greenpeace says two of its activists who had protested deepwater drilling in the Arctic have been arrested. Greenpeace said Thursday the two were arrested after they climbed an oil rig off the coast of Greenland to stop a Scottish company from drilling for oil. The activists scaled the 53,000-ton Leiv Eiriksson, which […]

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