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June 26, 2000 | DEXTER FILKINS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Of the thousands of Nepalese girls kidnapped to work in brothels across Asia, a brave few have returned to haunt their abductors. Seized as adolescents, the women now stand guard at checkpoints along the country's border with India to nab traffickers and rescue other girls about to be spirited out of Nepal. Since 1997, when the women first took their posts, they have caught 70 suspected traffickers and saved 240 girls as they were being smuggled across the frontier.
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June 26, 2000 | DEXTER FILKINS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Of the thousands of Nepalese girls kidnapped to work in brothels across Asia, a brave few have returned to haunt their abductors. Seized as adolescents, the women now stand guard at checkpoints along the country's border with India to nab traffickers and rescue other girls about to be spirited out of Nepal. Since 1997, when the women first took their posts, they have caught 70 suspected traffickers and saved 240 girls as they were being smuggled across the frontier.
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August 21, 1994 | Reuters
Indian customs officers seized more than 30,000 insects from the baggage of two departing Germans at New Delhi international airport, newspapers reported Friday. Customs officials said the two were detained after a tip and were expected to be charged under a wildlife protection act. Delhi's Pioneer newspaper identified some of the insects as moths, grasshoppers and ants.
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August 21, 1994 | Reuters
Indian customs officers seized more than 30,000 insects from the baggage of two departing Germans at New Delhi international airport, newspapers reported Friday. Customs officials said the two were detained after a tip and were expected to be charged under a wildlife protection act. Delhi's Pioneer newspaper identified some of the insects as moths, grasshoppers and ants.
NEWS
January 20, 2002 | TONY SMITH, ASSOCIATED PRESS
Tons of gases that eat away at the Earth's ozone layer are smuggled into India and other developing nations each year in an illegal trade that threatens a landmark treaty to phase out the harmful chemicals by the end of the decade, environmentalists say. The gases, mainly chlorofluorocarbons, or CFCs, are used in air conditioning and refrigerators.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 15, 2000 | JOE MOZINGO, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A brazen midday attack near the Pasadena Freeway this week took the life of an international career criminal, a 73-year-old retired airline pilot with a list of aliases and charges in half a dozen countries for offenses ranging from gold smuggling to espionage. Daniel Walcott, most recently of Menlo Park, Calif., was killed over a drug deal involving more than 200 pounds of cocaine, police said Friday.
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June 26, 2010 | By Mark Magnier, Los Angeles Times
It's 5 o'clock on a Tuesday afternoon and James, Moses and Santosh are into their third (or is it fourth?) pitcher of Kingfisher beer at the Down Town pub in Bangalore, enjoying last call of the "gulp one, get one free" happy hour, which actually runs for 7 1/2 hours, but who's counting? The twentysomething students and part-time IT workers won't give their last names because, they explain, if their parents knew they were drinking, they'd be in big trouble. "It's a break from work pressure," says James, 21. "Everyone drinks in our college, but our parents still think drinking is a terrible habit."
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