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  1. The Atomic Bazaar: The Rise of the Nuclear Poor

    Posted Oct 07th 2007, 12:00am by Steven Martinovich

    ... Langewiesche does report that facilities in Russia continue to be poorly guarded and that smuggling stolen or purchased material across the country's southern border would be simple. The Atomic ...

  2. 'If I shot monks, I'd burn in hell'

    Posted Oct 04th 2007, 12:00am by Nick Meo

    ... to join his old enemies, the Karen guerillas. Jubilant at having a defector, they smuggled him to Thailand- the first army officer since the crackdown to have crossed the border. He now faces ...

  3. Enthusiasm and all that jazz to a kind of retirement at 32

    Posted Sep 15th 2007, 12:00am by David Phair

    ... a transistor radio in it. I smuggled it into the language labs, full of booths with headphones where we could listen to French and German tapes, and connected it to the master socket, so everyone could ...

  4. Children and gambling: backing a loser

    Posted Sep 14th 2007, 12:00am by Bernard Chan

    ... their debts. Pressured by loan sharks, people have gone into drug smuggling- and then prison- or prostitution to repay gambling debts. People commit suicide under the pressure. I am aware ...

  5. Kevin Sinclair's Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 12th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... is grabbed there. But the biggest hurdle in returning wanted men to the mainland from overseas is the use of the death penalty for many crimes, including drug smuggling, corruption and fraud, as well ...

  6. 'I destroyed people, shattered families'

    Posted Dec 06th 2009, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... the early 70s, a customer of a nightclub that I supervised came to me for help after he found a huge package of heroin in his warehouse,' he says. 'He said his Thai partner had smuggled ...

  7. Tasmania's fox hunt is a wild goose chase, say sceptics

    Posted Aug 31st 2007, 12:00am by Nick Squires

    ... They are convinced the few carcasses that have been found were smuggled in from neighbouring Victoria, a ferry ride away, as part of an elaborate hoax. Doubters believe some shooters are so resentful ...

  8. Tobacco titans attempt to filter the smoke from the fire

    Posted Aug 30th 2004, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... for an estimated 3-5 per cent of the market, most of them smuggled and thus paying no import duty, and that this share will increase as restrictions on imports are eased and tariffs fall, as mandated ... from the sale, instead of zero if they are smuggled? And, while tobacco is 'strategic' in terms of tax revenue, it is not comparable to arms, oil, banking or telecommunications ...

  9. Patrol boat diplomacy

    Posted Aug 18th 2007, 12:00am by Richard Halloran

    ... coastguard officer said they had captured a vessel smuggling drugs because a Chinese crew had radioed ahead a description of the vessel that had outrun them. Several weeks ago, officers from ...

  10. Vancouver shocked by gangland executions

    Posted Aug 11th 2007, 12:00am by Petti Fong

    ... smuggled in from the United States. The police department has been butting heads with the mayor and city council as it seeks more money for officers to patrol the street. Last spring the police ...




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