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Qld alleyway rape accused set to seek bail

person Orange Themes access_time Jan 09,2017

Qld alleyway rape accused set to seek bail A man accused of raping a woman in a Brisbane alleyway nearly six years ago is set to apply for bail. The 32-year-old, who cannot be named for legal reasons, was arrested in northern NSW in December, along

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Grab kicks off shuttle service

person Orange Themes access_time Mar 02,2017

Grab kicks off shuttle service SINGAPORE – A new fixed-route shuttle service by ride-hailing app Grab kicked off on Thursday (March 2), allowing commuters to book a guaranteed seat on a van or bus. The new service called GrabShuttle will have 13, 23

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Defending champion Villanova stunned by Wisconsin

person Orange Themes access_time Mar 18,2017

Defending champion Villanova stunned by Wisconsin Top-seeded Villanova was bounced from the NCAA Tournament by eighth-seeded Wisconsin, which overcame foul trouble for two of its stars in the second half Saturday to upset the defending champions

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Does US need a new crime crackdown? Prosecutors see generational divide

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Yahoo News At the core of the debate over the role of prosecutors in keeping America safe, some experts and prosecutors believe, is a generational divide. Attorney General Jeff Sessions represents one view, epitomized by his decision to restore...

New Zealand tightens immigration rules in 'Kiwi-first' crackdown

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New Zealand tightens immigration rules in 'Kiwi-first' crackdown New Zealand's immigration minister said he was taking a "Kiwis-first approach to immigration", echoing Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and US President Donald Trump in...

Mekong Delta launches crackdown on businesses injecting shrimp with agar

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Vietnamnet - Following Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc’s order to stop the illegal use of injected substances in shrimp exports, authorities in the Mekong Delta have begun several measures to end the practice by the end of next year....

Kodi faces 'largest ever' crackdown - thousands to be blocked from the popular ...

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Kodi faces 'largest ever' crackdown - thousands to be blocked from the popular ... This new ruling gives the league the ability to block servers which are broadcasting the games - stopping users of Kodi and other streaming devices from tuning in for...

Shop rentals fall in Hanoi following pavement crackdown

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Vietnamnet - Rental prices for many shops in Hanoi have started to fall following the city’s fight against pavement encroachment....

El Salvador extends crackdown on jailed gang members

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Yahoo News SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — Lawmakers in El Salvador have extended for another year a series of extraordinary prison measures aimed at cracking down on criminal gangs....

Philippine anti-drug crackdown suffers legal setback

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Yahoo News MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine Supreme Court on Tuesday prohibited a group of police officers from entering a slum community to prevent them from threatening villagers who have accused them of ruthlessly killing four residents...

Indonesia arrests 8 Vietnamese women in prostitution crackdown: report

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Officials said the women entered Indonesia as tourists but then worked illegally as sex workers....

Fearing Trump crackdown, "dreamers" advised to end travel

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NEW YORK (AP) — Immigrants who were brought to the U.S. illegally as children, but were protected from deportation by President Barrack Obama, are being warned by some advocates to make sure they are not traveling abroad when Donald Trump is sworn...

US warns crackdown in Myanmar could radicalize Rohingya

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WASHINGTON (AP) — It's a scene straight out of Myanmar's dark past: a military offensive waged beyond world view that forces ethnic minority villagers from the smoldering ruins of their homes....

China 'concerned' over Philippines' detention of Chinese in gambling crackdown

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China is concerned over the Philippines' detention of more than a thousand Chinese nationals during a crackdown on online gambling, the Foreign Ministry said on Monday, in what could be a strain for ties that have warmed in recent months. The...

Sudan arrests dozens in foreign exchange crackdown

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Sudanese security agents have detained dozens of foreign exchange dealers for black market trading, as the authorities struggle to curb speculation against the pound, brokers said on Thursday. An acute shortage of hard currency has seen the gap...

Sudan students march defying crackdown

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Around 300 Sudanese students and schoolchildren marched in the capital Khartoum on Thursday, defying government efforts to quell persistent protests against fuel subsidy cuts that have led to spiralling prices. A previous round of fuel subsidy cuts...

Vietnam orders police to step up crackdown on wildlife smuggling

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The government has promised to expand efforts to tackle illegal wildlife trade....

Police arrest 178 in Europe-wide money laundering crackdown

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Police forces across Europe and the United States arrested 178 people as part of a crackdown on money laundering last week and identified some 23 million euros ($24.46 million) in stolen funds, the European Union judicial agency Eurojust said. The...

Malaysian reform group slams crackdown to silence dissent

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KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — A day after a mass anti-government rally it organized, the Malaysian electoral reform group Bersih voiced concern Sunday over the arrest of its chairwoman under a security law meant for terrorists and the detention of...

Turkey detains pro-Kurdish mayor as crackdown widens

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Turkish police on Thursday detained the pro-Kurdish co-mayor of the southeastern city of Van in the latest raids targeting municipal chiefs, expanding a widespread crackdown that has sparked international concern. Bekir Kaya was taken into custody...

Bahrain opposition leader fears 'whitewash' of crackdown

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MANAMA, Bahrain (AP) — A leader in Bahrain's secular opposition tells The Associated Press he fears a royal visit by Britain's Prince Charles and his wife Camilla could "whitewash" an ongoing crackdown on dissent in the tiny island nation....

China police official to head Interpol amid graft crackdown

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BEIJING (AP) — A top Chinese police official has been elected head of Interpol as Beijing pushes for former officials and other corruption suspects to be returned from abroad....

Toasters escape new EU appliance crackdown

access_timeNov 09,2016 chat_bubble_outline49

The EU will target more household appliances under energy consumption rules but will grant a reprieve to toasters after the plan was ridiculed during the Brexit campaign, a senior official said Tuesday. "We want to put the products on the list that...

Turkey blasts EU over crackdown criticism

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Turkey on Monday slammed EU criticism of its crackdown following the July 15 coup bid and warned relations were increasingly fragile as the bloc crafts a report on its stalled membership bid. The European Union has strongly criticised Turkey over...

Luxembourg FM: Turkish crackdown reminiscent of Nazi methods

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BERLIN (AP) — Luxembourg's foreign minister accused Turkish authorities on Monday of using methods reminiscent of those employed by Nazis in a crackdown following July's coup attempt....

Hong Kong police, protesters clash over Beijing crackdown

access_timeNov 07,2016 chat_bubble_outline51

By Venus Wu and James Pomfret HONG KONG (Reuters) - Police fired pepper spray in running battles with thousands of demonstrators on the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday as they tried to encircle China's representative office in protest against...

Thousands in Paris protest Turkey's Kurdish crackdown

access_timeNov 06,2016 chat_bubble_outline52

PARIS (AP) — Thousands of protesters have marched in Paris to protest Turkey's detention of a pro-Kurdish party's leaders amid a widening crackdown on opposition figures by the government of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan....

Social media interrupted in Turkey after crackdown

access_timeNov 04,2016 chat_bubble_outline55

Internet users in Turkey were on Friday experiencing severe difficulties accessing social media after the country was plunged into new turbulence by the detention of its main pro-Kurdish leaders, correspondents and a watchdog said. The messaging...

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