# crackdown - Today’s News
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# crackdown - Thursday 24 October, 2013
Under a provision of the Finance Bill published today, authorities will be allowed to search “any bag or receptacle” that they reasonably believe contains an illegally smuggled tobacco product.
# crackdown - Wednesday 11 September, 2013
Four vehicles and a quantity of ammunition have also been uncovered by gardaí in searches carried out in Dublin and Wicklow.
# crackdown - Friday 16 August, 2013
The death toll from Wednesday’s violence has increased to 578 – the bloodiest day in the nation’s history.
# crackdown - Monday 1 July, 2013
The team would be part of the crackdown on illegal dumping in the city. Discussions are ongoing in Dublin City Council.
# crackdown - Saturday 22 December, 2012
Two men are being questioned on latest drugs find while an eighth man is being charged this morning as part of Operation Nitrogen crackdown.
# crackdown - Wednesday 17 October, 2012
In the coming weeks, all the team’s riders and management will be forced to sign a pledge, swearing that they have never doped.
# crackdown - Friday 5 October, 2012
The Minister for Justice says the Gardaí can’t devote resources to protecting gangs who in turn are devoted to avoiding Gardaí.
# crackdown - Saturday 29 September, 2012
Prosecutors have launched a probe into whether the musical is offensive to devout Christians.
# crackdown - Tuesday 7 August, 2012
The singer said it would be a tragedy if the three women received a lengthy sentence for their anti-Vladimir Putin protest.
# crackdown - Saturday 9 June, 2012
Eighteen children were rescued from locations in the US and Europe.
# crackdown - Sunday 25 March, 2012
Human Rights Watch says Syria should be referred to the International Criminal Court after accounts of soldiers forcing people to act as shields.
# crackdown - Thursday 22 March, 2012
The UN Security Council has called for a ceasefire to allow dialogue aimed at resolving the crisis and to allow humanitarian aid in.
# crackdown - Sunday 18 March, 2012
The Minister for the Environment said that people who don’t pay “won’t get away with it”.
# crackdown - Thursday 8 March, 2012
The arrests and seizures are part of an ongoing operation focusing on drug dealers in the capital.
# crackdown - Tuesday 28 February, 2012
Eamon Gilmore was speaking as EU foreign ministers agreed further sanctions on Syria but there is no sign of military intervention of any sort.
# crackdown - Friday 24 February, 2012
Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore is in Tunisia for discussions on how to help the Syrian people.
# crackdown - Thursday 16 February, 2012
Some countries fear a Libyan-style interaction, while others are outraged at the lack of even a resolution from the UN on the violence in Syria. How far should the UN go?
# crackdown - Tuesday 14 February, 2012
Meanwhile, Hillary Clinton has said it is “deplorable” that the regime has escalated violence to the extent that it is using artillery and tank fire against innocent civilians.
# crackdown - Monday 6 February, 2012
Meanwhile, the US has called China and Russia’s veto on a UN resolution on Syria a “travesty”.
# crackdown - Tuesday 31 January, 2012
Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Yahoo, and PayPal are among the companies which have started a tough new approach to stopping scam emails.
# crackdown - Sunday 15 January, 2012
Fears of all-out civil war increase as Ban says one-man rule and family dynasties are a thing of the past.
# crackdown - Tuesday 10 January, 2012
Bashar Assad also warned that ‘terrorism’ would be tackled with an “iron fist” in today’s televised address.
# crackdown - Monday 2 January, 2012
The Arab League said 3,500 prisoners had been freed – but killings of protesters continue in a bloody crackdown.
# crackdown - Monday 26 December, 2011
Anti-government protests first broke out in Tunisia, before inspiring similar movements across the Middle East and bringing down leaders in Egypt and Libya.
# crackdown - Thursday 15 December, 2011
Human Rights Watch is urging the ICC to investigate alleged human rights abuses in a new report that details incidents of torture and summary execution.
# crackdown - Wednesday 14 December, 2011
Conversative police raided a punk-rock concert and shaved the punks’ heads due to the perceived threat to Islamic values.
# crackdown - Thursday 8 December, 2011
The domestic supply pipeline carries around 140,000 barrels of oil a day.
# crackdown - Thursday 1 December, 2011
European Union foreign ministers today agreed a number of new economic sanctions against Syria which include limits on exports and support for Syrian government projects.
# crackdown - Monday 28 November, 2011
UN Human Rights Council says its investigation into human rights abuse claims has found that at least 256 children were killed and that some were tortured to death.
# crackdown - Friday 25 November, 2011
The Arab League warned Syria yesterday that it had 24 hours to sign up to a protocol allowing human rights observers into the country or face economic sanctions.
# crackdown - Wednesday 23 November, 2011
The king of Bahrain says the investigator charged with probing the government’s crackdown on civilian protests uncovered “real shortcomings” from state institutions.
# crackdown - Sunday 20 November, 2011
The Arab League has said that the Syrian government has changed the peace plan and altered its essence.
# crackdown - Wednesday 16 November, 2011
Meanwhile, Syria is boycotting today’s Arab League meeting in Rabat over the group’s decision to suspend its membership.
# crackdown - Monday 14 November, 2011
Arab states are increasing pressure on the Syrian president over his government’s violent crackdown on political protesters.
# crackdown - Sunday 13 November, 2011
Saturday’s raids on the Saudi and Qatari raids have been condemned while thousands of pro-regime supporters take to the streets.
# crackdown - Friday 11 November, 2011
Syrians have been snatched from their homes and killed during Syria’s bloodiest month yet in its eight-month-old uprising.
# crackdown - Tuesday 1 November, 2011
A Syrian official has claimed that the mines are meant to prevent arms smuggling across the border.
# crackdown - Friday 28 October, 2011
The revolt against President Bashar Assad’s regime continues in Syria but so does the crackdown. Activists claim 30 people were killed by security forces today.
# crackdown - Thursday 27 October, 2011
Meanwhile, thousands marched in support of Assad’s regime today and Syria’s oil minister indicated international sanctions are impacting on sales.
# crackdown - Sunday 16 October, 2011
Officials have called an emergency meeting to discuss putting more pressure on Syria’s government to end its bloody crackdown on anti-regime protesters.