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Saudi embassy attacks: Egyptian cop gets five years in jail


August 26th, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Aug 26 (IANS) A Cairo criminal court sentenced a police officer to five years in jail and 74 others to one-year suspended sentence over attacks on the Saudi Arabian ... 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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‘Dedicated cops needed for serving court summons’


June 25th, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) The absence of dedicated police personnel for court-related duties is resulting in non-execution of summons and non-bailable warrants (NBWs), contributing to a delay in trials, ... Read more...

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Mubarak’s supporters call for his release


June 12th, 2012 - 9:09 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Supporters of former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak, who was sentenced to life imprisonment, have urged authorities to release him from jail and transfer him to ... Read more...

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Hosni Mubarak facing stroke risk : official


June 10th, 2012 - 4:44 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 10 (IANS) Hosni Mubarak may suffer a stroke at any time, according to an official in the Torah prison where the Egyptian ex- president is presently ... Read more...

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Mubarak’s health remains serious


June 8th, 2012 - 6:36 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 8 (IANS) Egypt's ex-president Hosni Mubarak's health condition remained serious a day after being placed on the ventilator several times in Torah prison hospital, MENA news agency reported.Mubarak,84, ... Read more...

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‘Mount indefinite protests over lenient Mubarak sentence’


June 3rd, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egyptian revolutionary movements have called for an indefinite protest in Tahrir Square in the centre of Cairo over "lenient" sentences handed to ousted president Hosni ... Read more...

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Mubarak aide gets seven years in prison


May 28th, 2012 - 5:34 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, May 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A criminal court in Egypt has convicted former chief of presidential staff Zakaria Azmi of corruption and abuse of office and sentenced him to seven ... Read more...

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11 Turkish generals held for 1997 coup


May 10th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Ankara, May 10 (IANS) Police in Turkey Thursday detained 11 army generals - four retired and seven in service - for their alleged involvement in a coup in 1997, a ... Read more...

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Apex court slams misuse of leniency for minor accused


April 14th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) No accused should be allowed to wrongly seek leniency under the guise of being a minor, the Supreme Court has said, slamming a trial court ... Read more...

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CBI charge sheets Jagan, 12 others


March 31st, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 31 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Saturday filed a charge sheet against YSR Congress party leader Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy and 12 others in an illegal assets ... Read more...

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IAS officer surrenders in Emaar township case


March 29th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 29 (IANS) Two days after the Andhra Pradesh High Court cancelled his bail, senior Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer B.P. Acharya Thursday surrendered before the special CBI court ... Read more...

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Surveillance cameras for all Egyptian sports venues


March 19th, 2012 - 8:40 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, March 19 (IANS) Egyptian government has decided to install surveillance cameras in its all sports venues following Feb 1 football fans' clashes in a stadium that left 74 people ... Read more...

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Ukrainian, two Israelis get life term in Egypt


March 13th, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, March 13 (IANS/AKI) Two Israelis and a Ukrainian were Tuesday sentenced to life terms in prison by an Egyptian court for smuggling arms into the country.The three were convicted ... Read more...

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British soldier jailed for rape


March 10th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 10 (IANS) A British soldier has been sentenced to prison for four years in Cyprus for raping a British university student at a popular tourist resort.Private Sam Trussler, ... Read more...

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Hyderabad police book PVR Mall owners


February 29th, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 29 (IANS) Hyderabad police Wednesday registered a case against the owners of PVR Malls on a complaint alleging that they cheated leading real estate developer DLF to the ... Read more...

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Egypt starts NGO workers’ trial


February 26th, 2012 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 26 (IANS) A trial of 43 workers - including 19 Americans and two Germans - from domestic and foreign non-governmental organisations who were charged with receiving illegal foreign ... Read more...

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Egypt to announce Mubarak verdict June 2


February 23rd, 2012 - 7:41 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 23 (IANS) The verdict in the hearing for former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak and former interior minister Habib Adly -- both accused of corruption and killing protesters -- ... Read more...

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Maldives sets up probe commission on power transfer


February 22nd, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Feb 22 (IANS) The Maldives government has appointed a commission to inquire into the controversial transfer of power which former president Mohamed Nasheed has termed a coup orchestrated ... 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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US favours independent probe in Maldives


February 14th, 2012 - 9:37 am ICT by IANS
Colombo, Feb 14 (IANS) The US government backs an independent mechanism to investigate the transfer of power in the Maldives, the US State Department has said.US Assistant Secretary of State ... Read more...

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Nasheed not to seek asylum in Sri Lanka: Daily


February 12th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Feb 12 (IANS) Former Maldives president Mohammed Nasheed has said he will not seek asylum in Sri Lanka despite his family being here but instead continue to fight ... Read more...

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Maldives to probe allegation of coup to oust Nasheed (Lead)


February 11th, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Male, Feb 11 (IANS) Following an international demand for clarification on the power transfer from former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed to his vice president, the government Saturday announced that ... Read more...

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US official reaches Maldives


February 11th, 2012 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Male, Feb 11 (IANS) US Assistant Secretary of State for South Asian Affairs Robert Blake arrived in the Maldives Saturday to meet both ousted president Mohamed Nasheed and incumbent ... Read more...

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UN envoy calls for dialogue in Maldives


February 10th, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Male, Feb 10 (IANS) A day after a court ordered the arrest of ousted Maldivian president Mohamed Nasheed, UN special envoy Oscar Fernandez-Taranco Friday called for dialogue to resolve ... Read more...

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New Maldives government legitimate, says US


February 10th, 2012 - 7:02 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 10 (IANS) The US said Thursday that it considered the new government in the Maldives as legitimate, calling for a peaceful settlement to the ongoing political unrest in ... Read more...

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Arrest Nasheed, says court as ex-president’s family flees (Lead)


February 9th, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Feb 9 (IANS) The crisis in the Maldives deepened Thursday with a court ordering the arrest of ousted president Mohamed Nasheed, who assured that he doesn't "want ... Read more...

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Arrest Nasheed: Maldives court


February 9th, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Feb 9 (IANS) A court in Maldives Thursday ordered the arrest of ousted president Mohamed Nasheed and former defence minister, a media report said.The Criminal Court ordered the arrest ... Read more...

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CBI charge sheets two IAS officers, 10 others in Emaar scam (Lead)


February 2nd, 2012 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 1 (IANS) Two top bureaucrats of Andhra Pradesh and executives of Dubai-based Emaar Properties PJSC and its Indian associates are among 12 accused against whom the Central Bureau ... Read more...

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Maldives to nominate new SAARC secretary general soon


January 28th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Days after Fathimath Dhiyana Saeed quit as SAARC secretary-general amid a controversy, Maldives has conveyed that it would nominate a fresh candidate to occupy the ... Read more...

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Turmoil in Maldives: Rights panel expresses concern


January 21st, 2012 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Male, Jan 21 (IANS) The Human Rights Commission of the Maldives Saturday expressed concern over the turmoil in the country and condemned the secret detention of Chief Judge of the ... Read more...

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Mecca Masjid blast accused sent to judicial custody


January 18th, 2012 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 18 (IANS) A city court Wednesday sent Bharath Mohanlal Rateswar alias Bharath Bhai, an accused in the 2007 Mecca Masjid blast case, to judicial custody till Feb 3.The ... Read more...

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Mubarak’s trial to be held every day


January 3rd, 2012 - 9:10 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Jan 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Trial of Egypt's ex-president Hosni Mubarak, his sons and former interior minister will be held every day, Egyptian media reported.Mubarak and his two sons Alaa ... Read more...

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Somali pirates jailed for 10 years in Yemen


November 20th, 2011 - 10:44 am ICT by IANS
Sana'a, Nov 20 (IANS) A Yemeni criminal court has sentenced 10 Somalis to 10 years in prison after convicting them of piracy in Yemen's territorial waters, the state-run ... Read more...

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Amendment to check unfair practices in educational institutions


November 16th, 2011 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) The Union Cabinet Wednesday approved the official amendments to a bill that aims to provide an institutional mechanism for preventing, prohibiting and punishing unfair practices ... Read more...

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