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What exactly is the mysterious dark web and how it is different from the deep web
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What exactly is the mysterious dark web and how it is different from the deep web

Dark web is something which is only an infinitesimally small and notorious part of an otherwise largely uncharted deep web.

Former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega, ousted in US invasion, dies at 83
World

Former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega, ousted in US invasion, dies at 83

Former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega, who spied for the United States before his drug trafficking and brutality triggered a US invasion to oust him in 1989, has died.

Hand-crafted footballs struggle to stay in the game in Mexico
World

Hand-crafted footballs struggle to stay in the game in Mexico

For 50 years, hand-stitching footballs has been the livelihood of Mexicans from the small town of Chichihualco, in the impoverished Guerrero mountains

Saudi Arabia executions reach 53 in single month
World

Saudi Arabia executions reach 53 in single month

Saudi Arabia on Monday executed a Saudi tribesman convicted of murder, the interior ministry said, raising the number of death sentences carried out by the kingdom in January to 53.

West Bengal: Security forces destroy over 700 acres of poppy in Malda
India

West Bengal: Security forces destroy over 700 acres of poppy in Malda

Security agencies have undertaken a massive drive and destroyed poppy crop spread in about 700 acres in the border town of Malda along the Indo-Bangladesh border.

Schizophrenic Brazilian executed in Indonesia was unaware of reality till end, says witness
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Schizophrenic Brazilian executed in Indonesia was unaware of reality till end, says witness

A Brazilian man executed in Indonesia for drug trafficking who was diagnosed with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder did not understand what was happening to him until his final moments

Pakistan terror boat: The smuggling theory does not hold much weight
World

Pakistan terror boat: The smuggling theory does not hold much weight

The Pak boat that was sunk by the Coast Guard may have merely been carrying drugs or diesel, said some reports. But these theories are even less plausible than the version put out by the coast guard.

PM Modi thanks Rajapaksa for releasing 5 fishermen who were awarded death sentence
Politics

PM Modi thanks Rajapaksa for releasing 5 fishermen who were awarded death sentence

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday held a bilateral meeting with Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa during which he thanked him for pardoning and sending back five Indian fishermen, who were sentenced to death for alleged drug trafficking.

Rajiv Pratap Rudy welcomes release of Indian fishermen sentenced to death in Sri Lanka
India

Rajiv Pratap Rudy welcomes release of Indian fishermen sentenced to death in Sri Lanka

Union Minister Rajiv Pratap Rudy on Thursday welcomed the release of five Indian fishermen sentenced to death in Sri Lanka for alleged drug trafficking.

Lanka downplays concern over death penalty to fishermen, says India 'clearly aware' of laws
World

Lanka downplays concern over death penalty to fishermen, says India 'clearly aware' of laws

Sri Lanka on Friday downplayed India's concerns over the death sentences handed down to five Indian fishermen for alleged drug trafficking.

Protests continue in Tamil Nadu over death penalty given to Indian fishermen
India

Protests continue in Tamil Nadu over death penalty given to Indian fishermen

Protests rocked different parts of Tamil Nadu for the second day against the capital punishment awarded by a Sri Lankan court to five Indian fishermen.

Drug trafficking in the Caribbean rises
World

Drug trafficking in the Caribbean rises

U.S. Assistant Secretary of State William Brownfield says the amount of illegal drugs entering the United States from the Caribbean has risen, a sign drug cartels are looking for new routes as Mexico and Central American boost anti-drug enforcement

Indian-origin man in Canada caught importing cocaine
World

Indian-origin man in Canada caught importing cocaine

An Indian-origin man in Canada has been found guilty of importing cocaine

How Colombian drug dealers used HSBC to launder money
Business

How Colombian drug dealers used HSBC to launder money

It looked like a bust of another nexus of drug traffickers and money launderers, with mainly small-time operatives paying the price for their crimes.

US adds Taliban commander in list of drug trafficking kingpins
World

US adds Taliban commander in list of drug trafficking kingpins

Mullah Naim Barich, the "Shadow Governor" of Helmand province, has slapped with tough US sanctions pursuant to the Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act.