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  • S. Korea hospice fire kills 21

    S. Korea hospice fire kills 21

    SEOUL, May 28, 2014 (AFP) - A fire swept through a South Korean hospice for elderly, infirm patients early Wednesday, killing 21 people in what police said appeared to be an act of arson by an 81-year-old Alzheimer's sufferer.

    May 28, 2014
  • Police arrest two for Kurinbi arson

    Police arrest two for Kurinbi arson

    Police on Friday arrested two persons for an alleged arson attack on the opposition Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP) outlet at Haa Dhaal atoll Kurinbi and three motorcycles Thursday night.

    March 15, 2014
  • Drug trafficker in Raajje TV attack arrested

    Drug trafficker in Raajje TV attack arrested

    Police on Monday arrested Mohamed Meeaadhu, a notorious drug trafficker wanted in connection to the devastating arson attack on opposition aligned Raajje TV.

    December 03, 2013
  • Suspected arson at Bangladesh factory

    Suspected arson at Bangladesh factory

    DHAKA, Nov 30, 2013 (AFP) - Bangladesh police said Friday they were investigating a suspected arson attack on one of the country's largest garment factories which produces clothes for Western brands.

    November 30, 2013
  • Police search for suspect in Raajje TV attack

    Police search for suspect in Raajje TV attack

    Police on Monday asked the public's help in the search of a suspect in connection to the devastating arson attack on opposition aligned Raajje TV.

    November 18, 2013 1 comment
  • Attempted arson attacks hours before re-vote

    Attempted arson attacks hours before re-vote

    There had been attempted arson attacks in Male just hours before polling in the long awaited presidential re-vote opened on Saturday, police said.

    November 09, 2013
  • Police seek info over fresh Raajje TV threat

    Police seek info over fresh Raajje TV threat

    Police have asked opposition aligned Raajje TV to provide information on the threat of a fresh attack on the station.

    October 30, 2013
  • Three suspects arrested over Raajje TV attack

    Three suspects arrested over Raajje TV attack

    Police have arrested three suspects in connection to the devastating arson attack on opposition aligned Raajje TV on October 7.

    October 17, 2013
  • Travel ban for 3 suspects in Raajje TV attack

    Travel ban for 3 suspects in Raajje TV attack

    Haveeru has found that a travel ban has been imposed on three suspects in the devastating arson attack on opposition aligned Raajje TV earlier this week.

    October 10, 2013 1 comment
  • Raaje TV insurance had expired before attack

    Raaje TV insurance had expired before attack

    The insurance of the equipment in opposition aligned Raajje TV had expired before it was torched early Monday morning, station owner Akram Kamaludeen said Thursday.

    October 10, 2013
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