Afghanistan, US end customs dispute over pullout

Afghanistan has dropped efforts to collect USD 70 million in customs fines on US military cargo being shipped out of the country, officials said.

Flight bypasses customs at Atlanta airport

Officials are investigating an incident in which dozens of passengers were allowed to bypass customs.

`Death money` custom causing law and order in Rajasthan

Rajasthan Police are probing if a recent case of arson in Pratapgarh district is a fallout of the tribal system of collecting "death money" from a person causing someone`s death.

Chechnya bans `stealing bride` custom, terms it anti-Islamic

The pro-Russia head of the
Caucasian republic of Chechnya today banned the ancient custom
of `stealing brides`, which boiled down to abduction of young
girls for forcible marriage, saying it was `un Islamic`.