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Tuesday, 16 August 2011






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Australian police bust international fraud syndicate:

Lankans among five arrested in Sydney

Five men from Malaysia and Sri Lanka were charged yesterday with being members of an international fraud syndicate responsible for attacks on bank card systems across Australia. New South Wales state fraud squad detectives said the arrests in Sydney followed months of investigations with the men allegedly coordinating the group’s activities in Australia, Europe and North America.

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Cameron in row with police over ‘zero tolerance’ strategy

Police protest his call to hire ex NY police supremo:

British Prime Minister David Cameron pledged a “zero tolerance” crackdown after recent riots, fuelling a row with police over plans for a US “supercop” to help tackle street gang violence. Police chiefs criticised Cameron’s decision to hire ex-New York police supremo Bill Bratton in a bid to prevent a repeat of the violence in which five people died, saying a home-grown policy would be better. “We haven’t talked the language of zero tolerance enough, but the message is getting through,” Cameron told The Sunday Telegraph newspaper.

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WB warns of poor world market outlook

‘And I don’t say those words lightly’ -Zoellick:

World Bank (WB) President Robert Zoellick has warned of dire prospects for global markets as investors lose confidence in the economic leadership of Western countries. Zoellick emphasized on Sunday that the latest financial downturns in the United States and Europe have shaken up investors in Western nations, which are already struggling to overcome debt issues and unemployment, AFP reported.

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Security forces behind Syria killings - opposition

Two people have been killed and 41 others injured when armed men attacked law enforcement personnel on duty in Syria’s northwestern city of Latakia. Medical sources in the al-Ramel al-Janoubi neighborhood of the city confirmed the casualties of the personnel on Sunday, Syria news agency SANA reported. The armed gang used machine guns, grenades and explosive devices, terrifying people and vandalizing the public and private properties, the report added.

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