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Brazilian to return $234 mn in looted public money


August 24th, 2012 - 11:29 am ICT by IANS
Brasilia, Aug 24 (IANS/EFE) Luiz Estevao, booted from Brazil's Senate 12 years ago for corruption, has pledged to return the 468 million reais ($234 million) he diverted from the public ... Read more...

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Nineteen prisoners attempt group suicide in Russia


August 14th, 2012 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Nineteen inmates of a correctional facility in Russia's eastern Siberian republic of Yakutia have attempted to commit suicide by cutting their veins, the regional prosecutor's ... Read more...

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Helicopter crashes in eastern Romania, killing 5 Ukrainians


April 27th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by BNO News
OSTROV, ROMANIA (BNO NEWS) -- A private helicopter en-route to extinguish a fire in Turkey crashed in eastern Romania on Thursday, killing five Ukrainian citizens on board, officials said on Friday. There ... Read more...

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Chilean held for stealing ice from a glacier


February 1st, 2012 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Santiago, Feb 1 (IANS/EFE) Chilean police nabbed a man who was transporting in a refrigerated truck 5,200 kg of ice that had been removed from a glacier, the cargo apparently ... Read more...

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Death penalty sought for Mubarak


January 6th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 6 (IANS) Accusing Hosni Mubarak of ordering the killing of anti-regime demonstrators, a prosecutor in the former Egyptian president's trial has demanded death sentence for the leader who ... Read more...

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Two held for murder of Mexican actress


December 31st, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Dec 31 (IANS/EFE) Two people have been arrested for the murder of 67-year-old Mexican actress Julia Marichal, whose headless, decomposing body was found Dec 2 in a water ... Read more...

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Gaddafi killing smacks of war crime: Prosecutor


December 16th, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 16 (IANS) The killing of former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi by rebel forces "creates suspicions" of war crimes, the chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) has ... Read more...

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Elizabeth Balogh arrested on her wedding day


November 18th, 2011 - 8:47 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Nov 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An English woman had a nightmarish surprise on her “wedding day” when the police picked her up for arranging a sham marriage to get a visa for ... Read more...

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Gaddafi’s son will face justice: ICC prosecutor


November 10th, 2011 - 10:04 am ICT by IANS
The Hague, Nov 10 (IANS) The arrest of slain Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's son Saif Al-Islam Gaddafi is only a matter of time, International Criminal Court (ICC) chief prosecutor Luis ... Read more...

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Jailed Americans in Iran get 20 days to appeal (Lead)


August 21st, 2011 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 21 (IANS) Two US citizens sentenced to eight years in prison on charges of spying were given 20 days to appeal by the Iranian prosecutors, the state media ... Read more...

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International court issues warrant against Gaddafi


June 27th, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 27 (IANS) The International Criminal Court at The Hague has issued an arrest warrant for Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, BBC reported.The court has accused Gaddafi of crimes against ... Read more...

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Headley may testify against Mumbai masterminds: US prosecutor


June 14th, 2011 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 14 (IANS) Justifying the plea deal with confessed Pakistani American terrorist David Coleman Headley, the chief prosecutor in the just-ended Mumbai terrorism trial has said he would be ... Read more...

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Gaddafi gave sex drugs, ordered rape of women?


June 9th, 2011 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 9 (IANS) Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi ordered mass rape and gave sex drugs to his troops to encourage them to attack women, the chief prosecutor of the International ... Read more...

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International Criminal Court seeks Gaddafi’s arrest


May 16th, 2011 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The International Criminal Court at The Hague Monday sought the arrest of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, his son Saif al Islam and intelligence chief Abdullah ... Read more...

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Gaddafi’s ‘political exit’ being planned: Italy


May 16th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, May 16 (IANS/AKI) Italy and its allies are working on a political solution that would allow Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi to resign, said Italian Foreign Minister Franco Frattini Monday."It ... Read more...

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Libyan leaders may face UN arrest for war crimes


May 4th, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 4 (ANI): Luis Moreno-Ocampo, the chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), has said that he would advise the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) that Libyan leaders, including Colonnel ... Read more...

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Britain can’t arrest Musharraf for lack of treaty, court told


April 23rd, 2011 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 23 (IANS) The British government could not execute an arrest warrant against former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf due to the absence of an extradition treaty between the ... Read more...

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UK refuses to hand over Musharraf to Pakistan in absence of extradition treaty


April 3rd, 2011 - 11:27 am ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, April 3(ANI): The British government has refused to hand over former military ruler Pervez Musharraf to Pakistan in connection with the Benazir Bhutto assassination case, owing to the absence of ... Read more...

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Indian men charged with molestation not rape of Indian girl in Dubai


February 28th, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Feb 28 (ANI): The three men, a bus driver, a supervisor and his assistant, who had been accused of raping a four-year-old Indian girl in Dubai, have now been charged with ... Read more...

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Prosecution hails death penalty for Kasab


February 21st, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Feb.21 (ANI): The prosecutionin the Ajmal Kasb related terror case today described the Bombay High court's decision to uphold the former's death sentence as a triumph of justice and truth.Ujjwal ... Read more...

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Ex-premier, senior officials barred from leaving Egypt


February 13th, 2011 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egypt's chief prosecutor has barred former prime minister Ahmed Nazif and other senior officials from leaving the country to prevent them from escaping corruption charges, soon after ... Read more...

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Planned rally to support revolts draws Iranians anger


February 10th, 2011 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, Feb.10 (ANI): Iran's chief prosecutor has called an opposition request to hold a rally in support of the uprisings in Tunisia and Egypt "divisive" and "political."His comments suggested that officials ... Read more...

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Silvio Berlusconi threatens ‘total war’ over sex trial


February 10th, 2011 - 11:55 am ICT by ANI
London, Feb 10 (ANI): Silvio Berlusconi has threatened to launch a 'constitutional war' against the country's judiciary after prosecutors in Milan suggested the Italian Prime Minister should be put on trial immediately ... Read more...

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Milan prosecutors seek immediate trial for Berlusconi


February 9th, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 9 (ANI): Prosecutors in Milan today will formally ask that Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi stand trial immediately in connection with an investigation of his relations with an underage girl."We'll ... Read more...

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Prosecutors to request Berlusconi trial over ‘Rubygate’


February 9th, 2011 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Milan, Feb 9 (IANS/AKI) Prosecutors in Milan will Wednesday make a formal request that Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi immediately go on trial for allegedly having relations with an underage prostitute nicknamed ... Read more...

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Musharraf named as accused in Bhutto’s assassination case


February 7th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 7(ANI): Pakistan's Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has added the name of former President Pervez Musharraf to the list of accused in the Benazir Bhutto assassination case.Musharraf's name was revealed ... Read more...

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Berlusconi to face charges ‘most likely on Monday or Tuesday’


February 3rd, 2011 - 11:54 am ICT by ANI
London, Feb 03 (ANI): Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi is set to face charges as soon as possible for allegedly paying an underage prostitute for sex, prosecutors have said.Milan's chief prosecutor, Edmondo ... Read more...

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Dubai’s lewd massage parlours warned


January 26th, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Jan 26 (ANI): Parlours in Dubai have been warned by prosecutors that if they hire massage therapists to offer sexual services in the parlour it will be categorised as a human ... Read more...

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Haiti charges ex-dictator Jean-Claude Duvalier with corruption


January 19th, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Port-au-Prince (Haiti), Jan 19(ANI): Authorities in Haiti have charged former dictator Jean-Claude Duvalier with corruption, theft and misappropriation of funds, two days after he made an unexpected return to his homeland after ... Read more...

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Women who accused Assange of rape ‘are WikiLeaks fans’


December 25th, 2010 - 11:29 am ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 25 (ANI): The lawyer for women who accused Julian Assange of sexual misconduct said they are supporters of WikiLeaks."He's been spreading false rumours that he knows are untrue. It's reckless ... Read more...

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Top Bangladesh opposition leader held for ‘war crimes’ (Lead)


December 19th, 2010 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Dec 19 (IANS) Bangladesh's senior opposition leader Salauddin Quader Choudhury, who has been accused of killing over a 100 people, mostly minority Hindus, during the 1971 Liberation War was arrested ... Read more...

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Indonesian Islamic cleric faces death penalty on terrorism charges


December 14th, 2010 - 12:25 am ICT by BNO News
JAKARTA, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- An Indonesian Islamic cleric now faces the death penalty after new terror charges were brought against him, officials said on Monday.72-year-old Abu Bakar Bashir, who is the ... Read more...

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WikiLeaks chief Julian Assange to meet police over rape allegations


December 7th, 2010 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 7 (ANI): WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will be meeting up with the British police for talks over rape allegations that emerged from Sweden.According to the BBC, Assange, 39, who is ... Read more...

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War crimes trial: US special envoy to assist Bangladesh


November 29th, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Nov 29 (IANS) US War Crimes Ambassador-at-large Stephen Rapp will be here next month to assist Bangladesh in the trial of Islamists accused of "war crimes" committed during the 1971 liberation ... Read more...

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Swedish prosecutor seeks arrest warrant for WikiLeaks founder Assange


November 18th, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by BNO News
STOCKHOLM (BNO NEWS) -- A Swedish prosecutor on Thursday asked a court to issue an arrest warrant for Julian Assange, the founder of whistle-blowing website WikiLeaks.Marianne Ny, Director of Prosecution, said she ... Read more...

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