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# crackdown - Sunday 29 January, 2017

Explainer: Who are the far-right Citizens of the Reich in Germany?
# Movement
# Movement

Explainer: Who are the far-right Citizens of the Reich in Germany?

Jan 29th 2017, 8:30 AM 12,484 Views 46 Comments

Germany authorities have begun cracking down on members of the far-right movement.

# crackdown - Friday 27 January, 2017

Trump will publish a weekly list of crimes committed by illegal immigrants
# Executive Order
# Executive Order

Trump will publish a weekly list of crimes committed by illegal immigrants

Jan 27th 2017, 9:10 AM 25,937 Views 207 Comments

The move will “better inform the public regarding the public safety threats”, according to the executive order.

# crackdown - Wednesday 25 January, 2017

Over €300k belonging to criminal gang discovered in woman's home following search
# Crackdown
# Crackdown

Over €300k belonging to criminal gang discovered in woman's home following search

Jan 25th 2017, 5:30 PM 35,499 Views 18 Comments

A total of 15 guns, including an an assault rifle, were found by gardaí at a west Dublin premises yesterday.

# crackdown - Saturday 7 January, 2017

Gardaí set up checkpoint on M50 to catch drink drivers
# Crackdown
# Crackdown

Gardaí set up checkpoint on M50 to catch drink drivers

Jan 7th 2017, 6:49 PM 62,607 Views 103 Comments

This was the first ever checkpoint on the M50.

# crackdown - Monday 19 December, 2016

Puppies, alcohol and €9,400 in cash: Revenue involved in a number of nationwide seizures
# Crackdown
# Crackdown

Puppies, alcohol and €9,400 in cash: Revenue involved in a number of nationwide seizures

Dec 19th 2016, 10:02 AM 11,079 Views 11 Comments

Officers conducted a number of operations designed to clamp down on illegal activity in the run-up to Christmas.

# crackdown - Saturday 3 December, 2016

Britain wants to fine porn sites for letting under-18s visit
# Crackdown
# Crackdown

Britain wants to fine porn sites for letting under-18s visit

Dec 3rd 2016, 8:10 AM 9,598 Views 12 Comments

Critics say the approach could open a door to fraudsters.

# crackdown - Wednesday 19 October, 2016

Nearly 400 arrested and over two tonnes of cocaine seized in Europe-wide crackdown
# Ciconia Alba
# Ciconia Alba

Nearly 400 arrested and over two tonnes of cocaine seized in Europe-wide crackdown

Oct 19th 2016, 9:36 AM 9,649 Views 12 Comments

Operation Ciconia Alba is the third series of joint action days covered by the 2013 – 2017 EU Policy Cycle.

# crackdown - Wednesday 28 September, 2016

Turkey has arrested 32,000 people - and it's just the start
# Crackdown
# Crackdown

Turkey has arrested 32,000 people - and it's just the start

Sep 28th 2016, 9:50 AM 16,447 Views 41 Comments

Around one in every 1,000 people in Turkey has been investigated in connection with the July coup.

# crackdown - Monday 19 September, 2016

'We're determined to face them down': Tánaiste discusses gang violence with NYPD commissioner
# Crackdown
# Crackdown

'We're determined to face them down': Tánaiste discusses gang violence with NYPD commissioner

Sep 19th 2016, 7:38 PM 13,620 Views 49 Comments

Fitzgerald attended the inauguration of the new police commissioner today.

# crackdown - Thursday 15 September, 2016

The president of Philippines has been accused of feeding a man alive to a crocodile
# Duterte Harry
# Duterte Harry

The president of Philippines has been accused of feeding a man alive to a crocodile

Sep 15th 2016, 9:06 PM 41,247 Views 44 Comments

A former militia man testified under oath that he and a group of policemen and ex-communists killed about 1,000 people on Duterte’s orders.

# crackdown - Sunday 4 September, 2016

New garda taskforce seizes €100,000 after stopping truck on M50
# Crackdown
# Crackdown

New garda taskforce seizes €100,000 after stopping truck on M50

Sep 4th 2016, 7:18 PM 32,363 Views 35 Comments

A 32-year-old man was also arrested at the scene but has since been released without charge.

# crackdown - Thursday 25 August, 2016

Gardaí have seized up to €2 million worth of drugs in the past week
# Crackdown
# Crackdown

Gardaí have seized up to €2 million worth of drugs in the past week

Aug 25th 2016, 5:02 PM 32,913 Views 28 Comments

This week, Gardaí have seized drugs, weapons and cash in five operations in Louth, Meath, and Dublin. They also said they have seized 20 weapons, including five assault rifles and a submachine gun so far this year.

# crackdown - Monday 22 August, 2016

Police in Philippines kill over 700 people in crackdown on drugs
# Human Rights Concerns
# Human Rights Concerns

Police in Philippines kill over 700 people in crackdown on drugs

Aug 22nd 2016, 3:54 PM 16,948 Views 49 Comments

Hundreds of killings have taken place since President Rodrigo Duterte came to power in June.

Heroin worth €200k seized as gardaí stop and search two UK reg vehicles
# Crackdown
# Crackdown

Heroin worth €200k seized as gardaí stop and search two UK reg vehicles

Aug 22nd 2016, 7:44 AM 17,316 Views 13 Comments

They were stopped on the M1 just south of the border.

# crackdown - Thursday 28 July, 2016

"Daily life is running quite normal": Turkey's ambassador to Ireland launches charm offensive
# State Of Emergency
# State Of Emergency

"Daily life is running quite normal": Turkey's ambassador to Ireland launches charm offensive

Jul 28th 2016, 2:28 PM 10,379 Views 91 Comments

Ambassador Necip Egüz defended his country’s post-coup crackdown, and insisted there was no threat to tourist areas.

# crackdown - Saturday 23 July, 2016

Turkey shuts over 1,000 schools and extends police powers after failed coup
# Crackdown
# Crackdown

Turkey shuts over 1,000 schools and extends police powers after failed coup

Jul 23rd 2016, 12:16 PM 12,601 Views 64 Comments

Under heightened police powers, suspects can now be held without charge for one month, up from four days.

# crackdown - Tuesday 19 July, 2016

Turkey suspends 15,000 education staff after failed coup attempt
# Mass Arrests
# Mass Arrests

Turkey suspends 15,000 education staff after failed coup attempt

Jul 19th 2016, 7:45 PM 29,638 Views 104 Comments

Over 7,500 people have been detained so far in a massive legal crackdown.

# crackdown - Saturday 18 June, 2016

Massive anti-terror raids see 12 arrested in Belgium ahead of Euro 2016 match
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# Crackdown

Massive anti-terror raids see 12 arrested in Belgium ahead of Euro 2016 match

Jun 18th 2016, 1:55 PM 18,303 Views 93 Comments

A Flemish broadcaster is reporting the incident may be linked Belgium’s match against Ireland.

# crackdown - Monday 13 June, 2016

Alcohol banned from around stadiums and fanzones at Euro 2016
# Crackdown
# Crackdown

Alcohol banned from around stadiums and fanzones at Euro 2016

Jun 13th 2016, 11:03 AM 33,295 Views 110 Comments

The Republic of Ireland have their first match this evening, against Sweden in Paris.

# crackdown - Thursday 9 June, 2016

Over 60,000 units of illegal prescription drugs seized in online crackdown
# Operation Pangea Ix
# Operation Pangea Ix

Over 60,000 units of illegal prescription drugs seized in online crackdown

Jun 9th 2016, 4:34 PM 13,862 Views 40 Comments

Body-building steroids accounted for more than half of drugs illegally bought online.

# crackdown - Sunday 5 June, 2016

"Shoot him and I'll give you a medal" - Philippine president encourages citizens to shoot drug dealers
# Crackdown
# Crackdown

"Shoot him and I'll give you a medal" - Philippine president encourages citizens to shoot drug dealers

Jun 5th 2016, 12:32 PM 124,278 Views 69 Comments

Rodrigo Duterte has promised to end crime and corruption within six months of his presidency.

# crackdown - Tuesday 19 April, 2016

Annoyed you can't watch the US version of Netflix? Its CEO doesn't really care
# Earnings
# Earnings

Annoyed you can't watch the US version of Netflix? Its CEO doesn't really care

Apr 19th 2016, 9:55 AM 30,596 Views 90 Comments

Such complaints are “inconsequential” and come from a “very small but quite vocal minority”.

# crackdown - Friday 18 March, 2016

A driver was clocked doing 176km/h on St Patrick's Day
# Crackdown
# Crackdown

A driver was clocked doing 176km/h on St Patrick's Day

Mar 18th 2016, 11:02 AM 53,988 Views 139 Comments

Gardaí were out in force staging their usual clampdown on speeding, drink-driving and other driving offences.

New Zealand in the midst of a major cannabis shortage
# Weeding It Out
# Weeding It Out

New Zealand in the midst of a major cannabis shortage

Mar 18th 2016, 6:15 AM 20,150 Views 40 Comments

Major seizures have stymied the supply of marijuana to the island nation.

# crackdown - Thursday 4 February, 2016

Irish person arrested in Thai resort town for 'playing bridge'
# Crackdown
# Crackdown

Irish person arrested in Thai resort town for 'playing bridge'

Feb 4th 2016, 12:48 PM 25,850 Views 42 Comments

An Irish national was one of 32 people arrested for gambling.

# crackdown - Thursday 28 January, 2016

Gardaí thank communities for help catching 54 drug dealers
# Crackdown
# Crackdown

Gardaí thank communities for help catching 54 drug dealers

Jan 28th 2016, 6:00 PM 32,397 Views 0 Comments

The youngest arrested as part of the operation was just 15-years-old.

# crackdown - Friday 18 December, 2015

French models now have to provide medical proof that they are not too thin
# Crackdown
# Crackdown

French models now have to provide medical proof that they are not too thin

Dec 18th 2015, 9:18 AM 13,633 Views 27 Comments

New legislation requires models to obtain a medical certificate stating that they have a healthy BMI.

# crackdown - Thursday 17 December, 2015

Getting a drone for Christmas? What you need to know about the new rules
# Crackdown
# Crackdown

Getting a drone for Christmas? What you need to know about the new rules

Dec 17th 2015, 9:05 AM 18,107 Views 33 Comments

Between 4 –5,000 drones are thought to already be in use in Ireland.

# crackdown - Monday 30 November, 2015

Here's how repeat offenders causing 'havoc' are going to be tackled
# Crackdown
# Crackdown

Here's how repeat offenders causing 'havoc' are going to be tackled

Nov 30th 2015, 11:30 AM 24,116 Views 86 Comments

Gardaí, the Irish Prison Service, and the Probation Service are joining forces on the initiative.

# crackdown - Monday 16 November, 2015

Paris terror attacks: Multi-city raids and manhunts as police close the net on suspects
# Crackdown
# Crackdown

Paris terror attacks: Multi-city raids and manhunts as police close the net on suspects

Nov 16th 2015, 11:06 PM 64,532 Views 193 Comments

Two people have now been charged with involvement with terrorism following the attacks.

Iranian women who refuse to wear veil to have cars confiscated
# Crackdown
# Crackdown

Iranian women who refuse to wear veil to have cars confiscated

Nov 16th 2015, 6:00 AM 24,811 Views 83 Comments

All women in Iran, including foreigners, are required to cover their hair and neck.

# crackdown - Saturday 14 November, 2015

Cocaine, hash and benzos seized as gardaí target Limerick drug gangs
# Crackdown
# Crackdown

Cocaine, hash and benzos seized as gardaí target Limerick drug gangs

Nov 14th 2015, 10:08 PM 18,284 Views 12 Comments

A total of 12 locations were searched.

# crackdown - Monday 2 November, 2015

Gardaí are cracking down on Ireland's most prolific burglars
# Operation Thor
# Operation Thor

Gardaí are cracking down on Ireland's most prolific burglars

Nov 2nd 2015, 10:42 AM 22,294 Views 78 Comments

Garda Commissioner Noirin O’Sullivan said gardaí plan to put as many of the crime gangs out of business as they possibly can.

# crackdown - Sunday 27 September, 2015

€260,000 seized in crackdown on organised crime
# West Dublin
# West Dublin

€260,000 seized in crackdown on organised crime

Sep 27th 2015, 6:01 PM 22,308 Views 9 Comments

Two cars and houses were searched as part of the investigation.

# crackdown - Tuesday 8 September, 2015

Frances Fitzgerald is getting tough on career criminals
# Crackdown
# Crackdown

Frances Fitzgerald is getting tough on career criminals

Sep 8th 2015, 7:40 PM 20,087 Views 89 Comments

75 per cent of burglaries are committed by 25 per cent of burglars.

# crackdown - Tuesday 25 August, 2015

Britain is planning to jail immigrants who are working illegally
# Tough Line
# Tough Line

Britain is planning to jail immigrants who are working illegally

Aug 25th 2015, 6:07 PM 13,465 Views 78 Comments

Wages earned will also be taken off illegal workers.

Poll: Should illegal immigrants be jailed for working illegally?
# Crackdown
# Crackdown

Poll: Should illegal immigrants be jailed for working illegally?

Aug 25th 2015, 9:28 AM 18,927 Views 159 Comments

Are custodial sentences a step too far?

# crackdown - Friday 7 August, 2015

If you cause trouble in Magaluf or Ibiza, you might get nicked by British police
# Crackdown
# Crackdown

If you cause trouble in Magaluf or Ibiza, you might get nicked by British police

Aug 7th 2015, 5:27 PM 21,464 Views 27 Comments

British bobbies are about to start patrolling the Spanish resorts.

# crackdown - Wednesday 10 June, 2015

60 heroin dealers arrested in Dublin, Cork and Wexford
# Crackdown
# Crackdown

60 heroin dealers arrested in Dublin, Cork and Wexford

Jun 10th 2015, 12:23 PM 13,076 Views 40 Comments

Gardaí said this major operation will mean heroin will be in short supply, particularly in Dublin in the next few weeks.

# crackdown - Sunday 22 February, 2015

Five people a day arrested over burglaries in Dublin
# Crackdown
# Crackdown

Five people a day arrested over burglaries in Dublin

Feb 22nd 2015, 7:45 AM 10,853 Views 29 Comments

Frances Fitzgerald said she’s determined to tackle rising burglary numbers across the country.