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He’s led a transformation among Roma villagers: crime down, productivity up
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He’s led a transformation among Roma villagers: crime down, productivity up

Yahoo News László Bogdán doesn’t enjoy his fame much. Journalists, politicians, and even foreign diplomats have been flocking to see Mr. Bogdán in Cserdi, a village in southern Hungary where he’s

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

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

Why some worry Jeff Sessions' crime-fighting approach is out of date
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Why some worry Jeff Sessions' crime-fighting approach is out of date

Yahoo News As a prosecutor in Alabama in the 1980s, Jeff Sessions witnessed firsthand the consequences of the rampant violent crime that once plagued the country. Recommended: In Pictures Voices

What does Trump's claim about migrant crime tell us about Sweden?
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What does Trump's claim about migrant crime tell us about Sweden?

Yahoo News Swedish authorities probably don’t hold their breath for a mention from President Trump every time he approaches a platform. Last Saturday night, at a rally in Florida, they got an

Mexico releases businessman wanted for organized crime in US
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Mexico releases businessman wanted for organized crime in US

Yahoo News MONTERREY, Mexico (AP) — Mexican federal authorities have released a businessman wanted in the United States on organized crime charges hours after his arrest.

Ho Chi Minh City police report huge drop in street crime
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Ho Chi Minh City police report huge drop in street crime

Robberies fell 30 percent in 2016, while snatching dipped by 11.5 percent.

Ho Chi Minh City police report huge drops in street crime
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Ho Chi Minh City police report huge drops in street crime

Robberies fell 30 percent in 2016, while snatching dipped by 11.5 percent.

Thai junta passes controversial cyber-crime law
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Thai junta passes controversial cyber-crime law

Thailand's rubber-stamp parliament on Friday passed a controversial cyber-crime law that critics say strengthens the junta's ability to police the web and squeeze out criticism. The junta has banned

Doxxing May Become A Federal Crime
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Doxxing May Become A Federal Crime

The malicious publication of sensitive information would carry a possible five-year prison sentence in a proposed law sponsored by Massachusetts Rep. Katherine Clark

Merkel urges Germans to stick to facts on refugee crime
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Merkel urges Germans to stick to facts on refugee crime

Chancellor Angela Merkel insisted Wednesday that Germany's record refugee influx last year had not led to a surge in violent crime, despite a rash of headline-grabbing cases. Asked about the

As Nigerian sex trafficking rises, Italy tracks crime kingpins
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As Nigerian sex trafficking rises, Italy tracks crime kingpins

By Tom Esslemont CATANIA, Italy (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When Italian prosecutor Lina Trovato first came across a sex trafficking suspect called "Mummy", she sensed she was onto something

Weekly roundup: Unabated wildlife crime, the rules of boozing, Zika threat, and more
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Weekly roundup: Unabated wildlife crime, the rules of boozing, Zika threat, and more

Revisit the week with top stories curated by VnExpress International editors.

Home invasion survivor: I'm not running as a crime victim
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Home invasion survivor: I'm not running as a crime victim

PLAINVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Democrats are finding it tricky to run against Dr. William Petit.

Argentines mourn crime, protest violence against women
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Argentines mourn crime, protest violence against women

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Tens of thousands of Argentines marched in the capital of Buenos Aires on Wednesday to condemn violence against women, the latest public outcry following the brutal

Mexico seeks state governor on organized crime charges
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Mexico seeks state governor on organized crime charges

Mexico has issued an arrest warrant for an outgoing state governor in the ruling party suspected of involvement in organized crime and money laundering, the attorney general said on Wednesday, amid

EU says Russian assault on Aleppo may be war crime
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EU says Russian assault on Aleppo may be war crime

The European Union on Monday strongly condemned Russia for the bombardment of the Syrian city of Aleppo, saying devastating air strikes by Moscow and Damascus could amount to war crimes. EU foreign

Trump's tough talk on crime leaves African Americans cold
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Trump's tough talk on crime leaves African Americans cold

Chicago (AFP) - "Law and order" has been a central theme in Donald Trump's presidential campaign. In pledging to get tough on crime, the Republican nominee has invoked Chicago, the third largest US

Russian Olympic ban upheld, Moscow denounces 'crime against sport'
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Russian Olympic ban upheld, Moscow denounces 'crime against sport'

Sport's highest tribunal rejected on Thursday Russia's appeal against a doping ban for its entire athletics team from the Rio Olympics starting in 15 days' time, drawing swift and angry condemnation

Hate crime reports surge in Britain after divisive EU referendum
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Hate crime reports surge in Britain after divisive EU referendum


The number of hate crimes reported to British police online, including some assaults, has increased by more than 500 percent in the week after the country voted to leave the European Union, a

Mexico investigates top crime fighter over missing 43 students case
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Mexico investigates top crime fighter over missing 43 students case

One of Mexico's top crime fighters is under investigation over a key incident in the probe into the apparent massacre of 43 trainee teachers in 2014, the attorney general's office said on Thursday,

Two US  journalists shot dead on air in Virginia
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Two US journalists shot dead on air in Virginia

Alison Parker and Adam Ward were killed during an live interview, Wednesday,August 26, in Moneta, Bedford County, Virginia, US.