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Apex court wants details of Abu Salem case proceedings


March 19th, 2012 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday asked the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to file an affidavit stating details of proceedings before Portugal's constitutional court where the ... Read more...

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Amanda Knox to sign 2.5 mn pounds book deal


February 18th, 2012 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 17 (IANS) American Amanda Knox who was cleared on appeal of the murder of a British student will tell her story after signing a book deal worth a ... Read more...

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Ban only Russian comment in Bhagvad Gita: Prosecutors


February 16th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) After a Siberian district court in late 2011 rejected a petition seeking a ban on a Russian translation of the Hindu scripture the Bhagavad Gita, ... Read more...

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Iranian filmmaker Panahi’s appeal against jail term rejected


October 19th, 2011 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 18 (IANS) Iranian filmmaker Jafar Panahi has lost his appeal against a six-year prison term and a 20-year ban on filmmaking, travelling abroad and talking to the media. ... Read more...

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Amanda Knox trying to switch back to the English language


October 6th, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Oct 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Amanda Knox might have been freed from an Italian prison but she is having hard time freeing herself from the language. During an interview with ABC’s “Good ... Read more...

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‘Don’t ask, don’t tell’ Repeal moves forward


July 22nd, 2011 - 11:03 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, July 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The repeal of the “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy of the US military will move to the next stage with Pentagon expected to give the green light ... Read more...

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Court halts Jared Lee Loughner’s forced medication


July 6th, 2011 - 11:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, July 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An appeal court has blocked the US government from forcefully giving anti-psychotic medication to the sole suspect in the Tucson shooting that nearly resulted in the death ... Read more...

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Cuba expects to sell four million cases of rum in 2011


April 12th, 2011 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
Havana, April 12 (IANS) Cuba expects to sell four million cases of its flagship rum Havana Club in 2011, despite a US decision not to renew its marketing license in ... Read more...

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Relatives demand UK to grill ex Libyan FM over Lockerbie bombing


April 1st, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.1 (ANI): Relatives of victims of the Lockerbie bombing have demanded that former Libyan Foreign Minister Moussa Koussa should be questioned over claims that he masterminded the 1988 bombing of ... Read more...

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George Lucas takes British designer to court over Star Wars helmet


March 7th, 2011 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 7 (ANI): Film director George Lucas has made an attempt to take a British designer to court over copyright issues involving the making of replicas of The Star Wars helmets.Lucas, ... Read more...

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Iran jails HR lawyer for 11 years over voicing dissent against regime


January 11th, 2011 - 12:20 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, Jan 11 (ANI): Iran has reportedly sentenced a human rights lawyer, Nasrin Sotoudeh, to 11 years of imprisonment for crimes that include "activities against national security" and "propaganda against the regime." ... Read more...

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Canada gets tough on terror, hikes jail terms in Toronto plot


December 18th, 2010 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Dec 18 (IANS) Toughening Canada's much criticized lenient stand on terrorism Friday, a court of appeal here raised sentences of terrorists jailed in the famous Toronto-18 plot. The Al-Qaeda-inspired ... Read more...

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Court allows gay sperm donor to spend time with his kids by lesbian mum


December 2nd, 2010 - 6:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 2 (ANI): A gay sperm donor in Britain has won a custody battle brought about by a lesbian who had his children, after the court ruled that he can spend ... Read more...

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Briton jailed for showing finger in Dubai


November 12th, 2010 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 12 (IANS) A Briton has been sentenced to two months in jail for showing the finger to a woman worker at the Dubai airport, it was reported here.Paul Anthony, 34, ... Read more...

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Roman court annuls marriage as wife ‘thought about having an affair’


November 10th, 2010 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 10 (ANI): Italian judges annulled a marriage yesterday because the wife had merely thought of having an affair.The Cassation Court, Italy's highest, backed the decision a lower church court in ... Read more...

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Gay dad fights two lesbians over kids


November 9th, 2010 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 9 (ANI): A gay sperm donor is fighting to keep access rights to his two children he had by a lesbian, whom he contacted through an advert.The mum and her ... Read more...

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Andre & Korisha Shipley sue morgue for keeping their dead son’s brain with them


October 28th, 2010 - 8:27 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Oct 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) When Jesse Shipley was buried in 2005 after he died from a car crash, his parents had no idea that his brain had been removed.However 5 ... Read more...

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Sharjah Sharia court gives capital punishment to Indian labourer


July 12th, 2010 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
Sharjah, July 12 (ANI): The 'Sharjah Sharia Court of First Instance' has convicted an Indian man and sentenced him to death for premeditatedly beating another man to death.According to Gulf News, ... Read more...

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Landmark British Supreme Court ruling on gay asylum seekers


July 7th, 2010 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 7 (DPA) Britain's Supreme Court Wednesday overturned rules which allowed authorities to deport homosexual and lesbian asylum seekers to their home countries with the recommendation that they would not suffer ... Read more...

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UK PM orders inquiry into claims of torture of terrorists


July 7th, 2010 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 7 (ANI): British Prime Minister, David Cameroon has said a 'judge-led' inquiry will look at claims that UK security services were complicit in the torture of terror suspects.According to the ... Read more...

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Sex-swap ops in Britain trebled in 9 yrs


April 22nd, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 22 (ANI): The number of sex change operations in Britain has nearly trebled in just nine years.A new report has let out the fact that 143 Britons changed sex in ... Read more...

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Myanmar Supreme Court turns down Aung San Suu Kyi’s appeal


February 26th, 2010 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Yangon, Feb 26 (DPA) Myanmar's Supreme Court Friday turned down an appeal by opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi against her sentence of 18 months of house detention, which would keep her ... Read more...

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Iran hangs two protesters, sentences nine to death


January 29th, 2010 - 1:10 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Jan 28 (DPA) Two opposition protesters were hanged in Iran Thursday and nine more were sentenced to death, the ISNA news agency reported. The 11 had been arrested during rallies against President ... Read more...

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Journalist serving 20-year sentence gets bail in Sri Lanka


January 11th, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Jan 11 (DPA) A Tamil journalist serving a 20-year prison term in Sri Lanka on a conviction of inciting communal disharmony was released on bail Monday pending his appeal, court officials ... Read more...

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Roman Polanski’s plea to have child-sex case dismissed rejected


December 22nd, 2009 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 22 (ANI): A California appeal court has rejected Roman Polanski's plea to have child sex case against him dismissed.The filmmaker's lawyers had argued that a Los Angeles judge, now deceased, ... Read more...

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Roman Polanski’s lawyers appeal to US court


December 11th, 2009 - 3:52 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Dec 11 (DPA) Lawyers for Roman Polanski appealed to a California appeals court in a bid to have the case against him dismissed citing judicial and prosecutorial misconduct. The court motion ... Read more...

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Brit jailed for handgun possession to be freed over prison grub!


November 12th, 2009 - 3:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 12 (ANI): A Brit businessman, who had been jailed for possessing a handgun, is to be freed, as he is unable to cope with the prison food.Andrew Richardson, 49, who ... Read more...

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Paedophile to be crucified in Saudi Arabia


November 4th, 2009 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 4 (IANS) A Saudi Arabian paedophile who raped five children and left one of them to die in the desert is to be beheaded and crucified, reports said. Muhammed Basheer al-Ramaly, ... Read more...

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Britain to set free 30 ‘high risk’ terrorists


October 4th, 2009 - 3:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct. 4 (ANI): Britain is all set to release at least 30 "high-risk" terrorists from jail next year.The decision to free Britain's most dangerous men came in the wake of ... Read more...

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Britain releases 40 convicted Islamic terrorists


September 9th, 2009 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep. 9 (ANI): At least 40 convicted Islamic terrorists have been released from British prisons, while another 50 conspirators, including al-Qaeda's Sohail Qureshi, would be free soon, The Sun reports.At least ... Read more...

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‘Woman’ jailed in men’s prison seeks sex change


August 15th, 2009 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Vancouver, Aug 15 (IANS) A Canadian jailed in a men's prison here - despite claiming to have always identified as a female - has sought removal of her penis and transfer to ... Read more...

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Indian girl’s killer jailed in Canada


June 13th, 2009 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Vancouver, June 13 (IANS) Canada's most famous murder case in which an Indian-origin girl was beaten unconscious and then drowned by eight white teenagers 12 years ago ended Friday with ... Read more...

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Jailed Iranian-American journalist released in Iran (Lead)


May 11th, 2009 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, May 11 (DPA) After more than three months in jail for allegedly spying for the US, Iranian-American journalist Roxana Saberi was released Monday from Tehran's Evin prison. The release came after the ... Read more...

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Jailed Iranian-American reporter to be released


May 11th, 2009 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, May 11 (IANS) Iranian-American journalist Roxana Saberi is to be released, Iranian news agency ISNA reported Monday quoting her lawyer. Saberi's lawyer Saleh Nikbakht said the appeal court Sunday dismissed the ... Read more...

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British Hindu loses legal battle for funeral pyres


May 8th, 2009 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 8 (DPA) A devout Hindu in Britain Friday lost his legal battle for traditional open-air cremations which were described as "abhorrent" by a government minister. Davender Ghai, 70, a spiritual healer ... Read more...

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