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Iraqi court sentences fugitive vice president to death


September 9th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Sep 9 (IANS) An Iraqi court Sunday sentenced fugitive Sunni Vice President Tariq Al Hashimi and his aide to death in absentia over terror charges, official television reported."The Central ... Read more...

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Egypt court sentences 14 Islamists to death


August 15th, 2012 - 9:05 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Aug 15 (IANS) A criminal court in Egypt has sentenced 14 Islamists -- members of the Tawhid and Jihad movement -- to death, after convicting them of attacking a ... Read more...

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Tunisian military court sentences Ben Ali in absentia


July 19th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Tunis, July 19 (IANS) A Tunisian military court has sentenced former president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali to a second life term in absentia for complicity in the killing of ... Read more...

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US court sentences student Dharun Ravi to 30 days jail


May 21st, 2012 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Brunswick (New Jersey), May 21 (IANS) Indian-American student Dharun Ravi will serve a 30-day jail term beginning May 31.Sentencing the former Rutgers New Jersey State University student on bias ... Read more...

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US court sentences Mexican drug lord to 25 years


April 3rd, 2012 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
San Diego, April 3 (IANS/EFE) Mexican drug kingpin Benjamin Arellano Felix was sentenced Monday to 25 years in prison by a federal court in San Diego after reaching a plea ... Read more...

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US court sentences Mexican drug lord to 25 years


April 3rd, 2012 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
San Diego, April 3 (IANS/EFE) Mexican drug kingpin Benjamin Arellano Felix was sentenced Monday to 25 years in prison by a federal court in San Diego after reaching a plea ... Read more...

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Bihar court sentences 10 to death for 2009 massacre


February 14th, 2012 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 14 (IANS) A Bihar court Tuesday sentenced to death 10 people and four to life for the 2009 killing of 16 people in what has come to be ... Read more...

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Karachi youth killing: Court sentences one to death


August 12th, 2011 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 12 (IANS) An anti-terrorism court in Pakistan's port city of Karachi Friday sentenced to death a paramilitary trooper accused in the killing of an unarmed youth. Six others ... Read more...

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New York jihadist faces life term


July 8th, 2011 - 10:56 am ICT by IANS
New York, July 8 (IANS) A US-born jihadi, who wanted to attack US soldiers in Afghanistan and Iraq, was convicted here Wednesday.Betim Kaziu, a 23-year-old Brooklyn man, was convicted by ... Read more...

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Indian court sentences 11 to death for Godhra train blaze


March 1st, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by BNO News
GUJARAT, INDIA (BNO NEWS) -- A special court on Tuesday sentenced to death eleven people for setting fire to a passenger train in the Indian town of Godhra in 2002, while 20 ... Read more...

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UK court sentences Indian restaurants’ owner for employing illegal immigrants


February 21st, 2011 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 20 (ANI): A Carlisle Crown Court Judge has sentenced the owner of three Indian restaurants to two years in jail for exploiting illegal immigrants for cash.Mohammed Rahman was caught ... Read more...

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US court sentences Defreitas for life over plotting to blow up NY JFK Airport


February 18th, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 18 (ANI): A US court has handed down a 'life term' sentence to Russell Defreitas, the man convicted of potting to blow up fuel tanks at New York's JFK ... Read more...

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Maoist court sentences two to death in Jharkhand


January 17th, 2011 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Jan 17 (IANS) Two people were shot dead by Maoists in Jharkhand's Latehar district after a 'janta durbar' (people's court) of the guerrillas held them guilty for misusing the rebel organisation's ... Read more...

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Fake passport case: Court sentences Salem to four years jail (Lead)


November 19th, 2010 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Nov 19 (IANS) A court in the Madhya Pradesh capital Friday sentenced underworld don Abu Salem to four years jail in a 2001 fake passport case. However, he will spend less ... Read more...

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Sharia court sentences 3 Chinese men to 90 lashes, jail, deportation for forceful sex


August 4th, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
Sharjah, August 4 (ANI): The Sharjah Sharia of First Instance court has ordered three Chinese men to be lashed 90 times, jailed for six months and deported for forcing two women to ... Read more...

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World Cup fan sets Guinness record (Soccer Safari)


June 28th, 2010 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
By Abhishek Roy Johannesburg, June 28 (IANS) You can find the most maverick of football fans in the World Cup, but Thulani Ngcobo stands out. The 29-year-old Ngcobo, a government employee, entered his ... Read more...

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S. African court sentences three for robbing World Cup covering journos


June 14th, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
Johannesburg, June 14 (ANI): South Africa's National Prosecuting Authority has sentenced two of three men to 15 years in prison each for the armed robbery of three foreign journalists in Magaliesburg.The ... Read more...

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Chinese court sentences attacker who knifed 29 kids to death


May 15th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Normal 0New Delhi, May 15 (ANI): A court in China has sentenced Xu Yuyuan, the man who knifed 29 nursery kids and three teachers, to death.The Taixing Intermediate ... Read more...

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Court sentences Telgi to 7 years in jail


May 12th, 2010 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) A city court Wednesday sentenced fake stamp paper scam kingpin Abdul Karim Telgi to seven years' imprisonment in a proceeding held through video-conferencing. He was punished for entering ... Read more...

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Mumbai Special Court sentences Kasab to death


May 6th, 2010 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, May 6 (ANI): A Mumbai Special Court on Thursday sentenced the lone surviving Pakistani terrorist of the 26/11 attacks Ajmal Amir Kasab to death on four counts.Judge M L Tahiliyani awarded ... Read more...

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US court sentences Chennai-born to 81 months in prison


April 27th, 2010 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 27 (IANS) A US court has sentenced Jaisankar Marimuthu, a 36-year-old native of Chennai, to 81 months in prison on charges of identity thefts, hacking and perpetrating an international fraud ... Read more...

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Chinese court sentences ex-police chief to death


April 15th, 2010 - 8:06 am ICT by IANS
Chongqing (China), April 15 (IANS) A Chinese court has sentenced a former deputy police chief to death after he was found guilty of protecting organised crime gangs, accepting bribes and rape, a ... Read more...

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Brit court sentences man to jail for fighting off burglars, lets intruder walk free


December 15th, 2009 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 14 (ANI): In an amazing travesty of justice, a British court has jailed a businessman who fought off knife-wielding thugs to save his family with a cricket bat, while letting ... Read more...

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Rajsthan court sentences seven years imprisonment to Telgi


November 13th, 2009 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
Churu (Rajsthan): The main accused in the multi crore fake stamp paper scam Abdul Karim Telgi has been sentenced to seven years imprisonment each in two separate cases by a local court ... Read more...

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Italian court sentences US agents in abduction case


November 5th, 2009 - 7:43 am ICT by IANS
Milan, Nov 5 (DPA) A Milan court Wednesday sentenced 23 US citizens, most of them believed to work for the CIA, to multi-year prison terms for the kidnapping of a Muslim cleric ... Read more...

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Taiwan court sentences ex-president to life for corruption (Lead)


September 11th, 2009 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Taipei, Sep 11 (DPA) A Taiwan court Friday sentenced ex-president Chen Shui-bian to life in prison for corruption in a widely watched case dubbed by local media as Taiwan's trial of the ... Read more...

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Taiwan court sentences ex-president to life for graft


September 11th, 2009 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Taipei, Sep 11 (DPA) A Taiwan court Friday sentenced scandal-tainted ex-president Chen Shui-bian to life for corruption, in a widely watched case dubbed by local media Taiwan's trial of the century. Chen was ... Read more...

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Hearing on Tytler postponed, Sikhs hold protests (Second Lead)


April 9th, 2009 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) A court Thursday postponed till April 28 a hearing involving Congress leader Jagdish Tytler in a case relating to the 1984 anti-Sikh violence while thousands of Sikhs ... Read more...

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Sikhs protest outside court hearing Tytler case


April 9th, 2009 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) Thousands of Sikh protestors Thursday protested outside a Delhi court that is scheduled to decide on the case of Congress leader Jagdish Tytler's involvement in the 1984 ... Read more...

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Court sentences brother-sister duo to life imprisonment


March 19th, 2009 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) A city court Thursday sentenced a brother-sister duo to life imprisonment for murder of a man following a property dispute. "I sentence both the convicts Suraiya and Mohd ... Read more...

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Court sentences serial predator and rapist to 42 years


March 3rd, 2009 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, March 3 (DPA) A Singapore court sentenced a serial predator and rapist to 42 years in jail Tuesday, the longest prison sentence handed down to a sexual offender in the city ... Read more...

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Nepal court sentences Sobhraj to legal labyrinth (Second Lead)


January 13th, 2009 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Jan 13 (IANS) Charles Gurmukh Sobhraj's hope of freedom were dashed Tuesday by Nepal's Supreme Court, which sent him to a legal labyrinth by ordering a trivial case dismissed almost six ... Read more...

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China court sentences eight drug traffickers to death


November 26th, 2008 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou (China), Nov 26 (Xinhua) Eight African drug smugglers have been convicted and sentenced to death with two-year reprieve each in the south China province, officials said. Another African was jailed for ... Read more...

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Kerala court sentences 13 for bomb blast


November 17th, 2008 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Thalassery (Kerala), Nov 17 (IANS) A court here Monday handed down jail terms of up to 10 years to 13 people for a crude bomb attack in Kerala's Kannur district eight years ... Read more...

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Family relieved as Punjab court sentences killers of Leicester businessman


September 6th, 2008 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Leicester, Sep 6 (IANS) The family of a Leicester businessman who was killed during a trip to India four years ago expressed relief after his killers were sentenced to a life term ... Read more...

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