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[UK] EXCLUSIVE: AK47-wielding 'thugs' move in on Zimbabwean family's farm for 'land grab' British GP... and chuck their belongings into a truck

This is the moment white tobacco farmers were evicted from the Zimbabwe plantation they had called home for 35 years – by AK47-wielding thugs and police acting on behalf of a wealthy British GP who lives 7,500 miles away in Nottingham.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 4, 2016 20:31
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[Mid-east, Syria] ISIS sells women "for just $10, or 10 cigarettes"

"Some are sold for weapons, or for just $10, or 10 cigarettes," Domle said. Some ISIS fighters send pictures of the women and girls to their families, either to taunt them or demand a ransom.
WRCB TV Channel 3 (Chattanooga, TN)
added Nov 29, 2015 20:44
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[Iraq, Syria, UK] Isis hijacks NHS ad to discourage people from smoking

An image Isis posted on social media showed the anti-smoking message that would appear to have taken heavy inspiration from a Public Health campaign in 2013....a lucrative smuggling market has emerged to capitalise on the demand. One in five women and si
The Drum (uk)
added Nov 29, 2015 16:17
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ISIS' feared religious police force carry out another mass cigarette burning in Syria - as they unveil shocking new anti-smoking posters showing lungs being set on fire

show members of ISIS' feared religious police force setting light to vast piles of cigarettes in a field. The images emerged as it was revealed ISIS has erected shocking anti-smoking posters throughout its self-declared caliphate featuring images of burni
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 20, 2015 12:41
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[Algeria, Niger] Abduction of Girls an Act Not Even Al Qaeda Can Condone

The dismay ... of Boko Haram’s violence is a reflection of the increasingly far-flung and ideologically disparate networks of Islamist militancy, which now include the remnants of Bin Laden’s puritanical camps, Algerian cigarette smugglers and a brutal So
New York Times
added May 8, 2014 05:13
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[Ireland] Seizures of illegal cigarettes slump

Retail groups and opposition politicians this weekend said not enough is being done to clamp down on criminal gangs, including dissident republican groups who are responsible for smuggling up to one billion illegal cigarettes into Ireland every year.
Irish Independent (ie)
added Feb 23, 2014 16:27
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[Europe, UK] No smoke without ire: the e-cigarette revolution

Does that make them safe? It certainly makes them safer. Nicotine is the closest we are likely to get to the perfect drug.... But there are some tricky issues to be resolved. The booming e-cigarette market raises questions about etiquette, children, eati
The Independent (uk)
added Dec 9, 2013 18:37
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[Asia] Syrian snipers 'shooting pregnant women to win cigarettes'

Fighters in Syria are shooting pregnant women to kill their unborn babies and are then awarded cigarettes if they 'hit the correct targets', a British surgeon has claimed. Dr David Nott, who has been volunteering in Syria, described the deliberate attemp
Business Standard (in)
added Oct 20, 2013 15:37
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[New York] NYPD, AG bust bootleg cigarette ring

Sixteen reputed members of a massive cigarette smuggling operation that stretched from the Capital Region to Virginia were charged Thursday in a sweeping takedown in which authorities cited possible ties to terrorist figures.
Albany (NY) Times-Union
added May 17, 2013 10:09
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[UK] In Scare Over Cigarette, Signs of a Britain on Edge

And all because a man traveling on a bus to London tried to light up an electronic cigarette that smokers use as an aid in quitting, causing another passenger who spied vapor spiraling from the device to alert the police by cellphone.
New York Times
added Jul 6, 2012 09:06
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