Daily Archives: November 27, 2013

Legal team flown out to India in bid to free Scots pirate-buster Billy Irving

[Translate] Legal team flown out to India in bid to free Scots pirate-buster Billy Irving 23 Nov 2013 07:52 BILLY Irving, 33, is currently detained in Puzhal prison in Chennai along with other colleagues after being arrested on suspicion of … Continue reading

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Sister in tearful appeal for help to get brother home

[Translate] Sister in tearful appeal for help to get brother home Published on the 27 November 2013 07:58 A tearful sister only wants one thing for Christmas this year – her brother home from his prison hell in India. Nick … Continue reading

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AGMS slams Advanfort Sri Lanka danger claims

[Translate] AGMS slams Advanfort Sri Lanka danger claims By Gary Howard from  London Avant Garde Maritime Services (AGMS) has responded to Advanfort International’s claims that Sri Lankan coastal waters and anchorages are unsafe, labelling the information “totally false and malicious” … Continue reading

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Blackwater and private security firms

[Translate] Blackwater and private security firms Soldiering on Nov 26th 2013, 0:21 by Economist.com OUR correspondents discuss new markets for private armies and the rise, fall and rise of a controversial company This a 6:27 minute video discussion between two … Continue reading

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Blackwater founder fires back at critics in new book

[Translate] Blackwater founder fires back at critics in new book Jim Michaels, USA TODAY 10:57 a.m. EST November 27, 2013 Erik Prince says his firm was under “bureaucratic attack.” (Photo: Susan Walsh, AP) Story Highlights Defense contractor became lightning rod … Continue reading

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What’s Going Wrong at G4S?

[Translate] Lone Worker & Guarding What’s Going Wrong at G4S? Rob Ratcliff, Content & Community Manager 19/11/2013 The world’s largest security services provider has suffered another reputation hit today with a £23m refund to the government. We look back at … Continue reading

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G4S admits overcharging MoJ £24m on electronic tagging contract

[Translate] G4S admits overcharging MoJ £24m on electronic tagging contract Company has apologised to Ministry of Justice and issued credit notes for £23.3m incorrectly billed between 2005 and 2013 Alan Travis, home affairs editor theguardian.com, Tuesday 19 November 2013 06.58 … Continue reading

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Serco faces probe after ‘failings’ in probation contract

[Translate] Serco faces probe after ‘failings’ in probation contract Contracts: Serco runs a range of MoJ contracts, including London’s Probation Service, electronic tagging and escort services 49 44 Joseph Watts, Political Correspondent Published: 27 November 2013 Updated: 13:45, 27 November 2013 Security … Continue reading

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CBS News’ Lara Logan Taking Leave Of Absence Over Discredited ’60 Minutes’ Benghazi Report

[Translate] Michael Calderone michael.calderone@huffingtonpost.com   CBS News’ Lara Logan Taking Leave Of Absence Over Discredited ’60 Minutes’ Benghazi Report Posted: 11/26/2013 1:48 pm EST  |  Updated: 11/27/2013 11:08 am EST NEW YORK — Jeff Fager, chairman of CBS News and executive producer … Continue reading

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