News tagged with gang

Gabon burns five tonnes of ivory

Gabonese President Ali Bongo on Wednesday set fire to five tonnes of ivory worth millions of euros to mark his government's commitment to battling poachers and saving elephants.

Jun 27, 2012 not rated yet 1

US Senate in new cybersecurity push

US senators, warning of potentially catastrophic cyberattacks, introduced a bill Tuesday aimed at protecting critical infrastructure such as power, water and transportation systems.

Feb 15, 2012 5 / 5 (2) 14

Record ivory seizures in 2011: watchdog

The past 12 months has seen a record number of large ivory seizures across the world, confirming a sharp increase in the illegal trade in recent years, a wildlife watchdog said Thursday.

Dec 29, 2011 not rated yet 1

Fighting violent gang crime with math

(PhysOrg.com) -- UCLA mathematicians working with the Los Angeles Police Department to analyze crime patterns have designed a mathematical algorithm to identify street gangs involved in unsolved violent crimes. Their research ...

Oct 31, 2011 4.4 / 5 (9) 7 | with audio podcast

China 'cracks down' on fake iPhones

Police in Shanghai have arrested five people for making fake iPhones, state media said on Friday, just as Apple fans overseas wait with bated breath for the launch of the US giant's newest model.

Sep 30, 2011 not rated yet 1