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2007-10-20 09:00:11

By Rosalind Russellin Bangkok An international manhunt for a suspected paedophile ended in a small house in rural Thailand yesterday with the arrest of Christopher Neil, 32, a Canadian teacher accused of sexually abusing young Asian boys in 200 online images. Thai police said they had enough evidence to charge Mr Neil, who faces up to 20 years in prison if convicted, and said they would also consider any eventual extradition request from Canada. His capture followed a worldwide appeal...

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2007-10-19 12:00:00

By AMBIKA AHUJA BANGKOK, Thailand - A Canadian schoolteacher suspected of sexually abusing boys was arrested in rural Thailand and charged on Friday after an international manhunt that relied on digitally unscrambled photos and tips from the public. Police found 32-year-old Christopher Paul Neil after tracing the phone call of a Thai acquaintance who then led them to the house the two rented together, officials said at a news conference in Bangkok where Neil also was present. "I think he...

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2007-10-19 06:00:14

By Sutin Wannabovorn, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BANGKOK, Thailand - A Canadian schoolteacher accused of sexually abusing over a dozen boys was arrested Friday in rural Thailand after an unprecedented public appeal from Interpol had turned him into the world's most wanted suspected pedophile. The suspect, 32-year-old Christopher Paul Neil, had been hiding in the town of a Thai friend who arranged some of his alleged sexual liaisons with boys, police said. "Bingo! We've got him," police Maj....

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2007-10-19 00:00:00

By SUTIN WANNABOVORN BANGKOK, Thailand - The Canadian schoolteacher who became the world's most wanted suspected pedophile was arrested by police Friday in northeastern Thailand, police said. "Bingo! We've got him," police Maj. Gen. Wimol Powintara told The Associated Press. The suspect, 32-year-old Christopher Paul Neil, was arrested in the northeastern province of Nakhon Ratchasima and was expected to be brought to the capital, Bangkok, later in the day, Wimol said. Neil was identified...

2006-06-02 05:19:02

KAMPALA (Reuters) - World police body Interpol has issued arrest warrants for five leaders of Uganda's Lord's Resistance Army (LRA), stepping up pressure on the notoriously brutal rebel movement despite its recent call for peace talks. The Interpol "Red Notices" were intended to back up warrants for the capture of LRA leader Joseph Kony and his top commanders issued last year by the International Criminal Court (ICC). "These individuals are wanted for trial at the International...

2006-04-09 05:34:14

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Interpol has issued a special notice against India's most wanted criminal sought for the 1993 serial bomb blasts in Mumbai that killed more than 260 people, the international police agency's Web site showed. The notice sent to all 184 member countries places the Indian crime boss, Dawood Ibrahim, on the same list as al Qaeda chief Osama Bin Laden and seeks freezing of his assets, ban on travel and an arms embargo. The notice on www.interpol.int also gave two of...

2006-02-05 13:06:29

By Mohamed Ghobari SANAA (Reuters) - Interpol issued a global security alert on Sunday over the escape of at least 13 convicted al Qaeda militants who tunnelled their way out of a jail in Yemen, calling them a "clear and present danger to all countries." The world police body circulated a warning to its 184 member states over the missing prisoners, including the leaders of attacks on U.S. and French ships in 2000 and 2002, and urged them to take extra precautions at their borders....

2005-11-25 11:19:00

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - Interpol will hold a global simulation under the auspices of the United Nations to test the world's readiness to deal with a natural disaster or terrorist attack, a top official said on Friday. "Basically it's looking at what we think will be a real incident, then having a real time response," Lord John Stevens, head of Interpol's Strategic Advisory Panel, told Reuters. The 10-member panel of senior figures in international law enforcement is meeting in Cape...

2005-11-25 08:36:58

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - Interpol will hold a global simulation under the auspices of the United Nations to test the world's readiness to deal with a natural disaster or terrorist attack, a top official said on Friday. "Basically it's looking at what we think will be a real incident, then having a real time response," Lord John Stevens, head of Interpol's Strategic Advisory Panel, told Reuters. The 10-member panel of senior figures in international law enforcement is meeting in Cape...

2005-11-25 07:28:40

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - Interpol will hold a global simulation under the auspices of the United Nations to test the world's readiness to deal with a natural disaster or terrorist attack, a top official said on Friday. "Basically it's looking at what we think will be a real incident, then having a real time response," Lord John Stevens, head of Interpol's Strategic Advisory Panel, told Reuters. The 10-member panel of senior figures in international law enforcement is meeting in Cape...