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Punjab man gets death for burning two sons to death


September 18th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Hoshiarpur (Punjab), Sep 18 (IANS) A man from Punjab's Hoshiarpur district, who burnt his two sons - aged four and six years - alive in his house in a fit ... Read more...

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Chinese woman kills mother-in-law, toddler


September 12th, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 12 (IANS) A Chinese woman has been charged with killing her mother-in-law and her three-year-old son after she was upset over her divorce, and then trying to commit ... Read more...

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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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Share intelligence to avoid Mumbai type attack: Rehman Malik


September 8th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 8 (IANS) India must share intelligence on terrorists with Pakistan so that a "Mumbai type terror attack does not take place again", Interior Minister Rehman Malik said here ... Read more...

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Pakistani executed in Saudi Arabia


September 5th, 2012 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Riyadh, Sep 5 (IANS/AKI) Saudi Arabia Tuesday executed a Pakistani national in Medina city for trafficking heroin.Hayat Sayed Lal Sayed had attempted to smuggle heroin in his stomach, the Saudi ... Read more...

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India should address rights issues: Human Rights Watch


September 3rd, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 3 (IANS) India should accept the recommendations by UN member states to address the country's "most serious human rights problems", Human Rights Watch said Monday.During the September ... Read more...

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Fahim Ansari’s wife relieved at his acquittal


August 30th, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 30 (IANS) Expressing relief over Fahim Ansari's acquittal in the 26/11 terror attack on Mumbai by the Supreme Court, his wife Yasmin Thursday said she was glad ... Read more...

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For Kasab, it’s now a question of when


August 30th, 2012 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) With the Supreme Court upholding the death sentence for Pakistani terrorist Kasab, lawyers say he is now left with little legal recourse.Top lawyers opine ... Read more...

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Ecuador refuses to extradite Belarus cop


August 30th, 2012 - 6:14 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ecuador's top court has rejected an extradition request for a former Belarusian investigative police officer.According to Belarusian news portal Platforma, 30-year-old Alexander Barankov, wanted by ... Read more...

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Supreme Court backs death for Kasab (Fifth Lead)


August 29th, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday upheld the death sentence of Ajmal Kasab, the only Pakistani terrorist caught alive after the 26/11 Mumbai strike that claimed 166 ... Read more...

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Supreme Court backs death for Kasab (Fourth Lead)


August 29th, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday upheld the death sentence of Ajmal Kasab, the only Pakistani terrorist caught alive after the 26/11 Mumbai strike that claimed 166 ... Read more...

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Supreme Court backs death for Kasab (Third Lead)


August 29th, 2012 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday upheld the death sentence of Ajmal Kasab, the only Pakistani terrorist caught alive after the 26/11 Mumbai strike that claimed 166 ... Read more...

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Supreme Court upholds Kasab’s death sentence (Second Lead)


August 29th, 2012 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday upheld the death sentence of Ajmal Kasab, the only surviving Pakistani terrorist behind the 26/11 Mumbai strike that claimed 166 lives."We ... Read more...

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Supreme Court upholds Kasab’s death sentence (Lead)


August 29th, 2012 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday upheld the death sentence of Ajmal Kasab, one of the 10 Pakistani terrorists who launched the 26/11 Mumbai carnage that claimed ... Read more...

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Give death to Nitish Katara killers, police tell court


August 28th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Seeking death penalty for the convicts, police Tuesday told the Delhi High Court that Nitish Katara and Bharti Yadav were in an "intense relationship" and ... Read more...

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Gambia confirms execution of nine prisoners


August 28th, 2012 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Banjul, Aug 28 (IANS) Gambia has confirmed that nine prisoners being held on death row have been executed after the country's president vowed to carry out all death sentences by ... Read more...

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Norwegian mass killer sentenced to 21 years in jail (Lead)


August 24th, 2012 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Oslo, Aug 24 (IANS) Norwegian mass killer Anders Behring Breivik was sentenced to 21 years in prison for killing 77 people in bomb and shooting attacks last year.The court also ... Read more...

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Rape victim’s mother released from Chinese labour camp


August 10th, 2012 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 10 (IANS) A woman sent to a labour camp in central China's Hunan province after petitioning for justice for her daughter, who had been raped and forced into ... Read more...

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Chinese politician’s wife charged with murdering Briton


July 26th, 2012 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) Bogu Kailai, the wife of disgraced Chinese politician Bo Xilai, has been charged with murdering British businessman Neil Heywood, Xinhua reported Thursday.Bogu and Zhang Xiaojun, an ... Read more...

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Fake currency worth over $18 mn seized in China


July 23rd, 2012 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 23 (IANS) Fake currency notes worth 118 million yuan ($18.5 million) have been seized and 463 suspects were arrested for counterfeit money related crimes in a special crackdown ... Read more...

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Meghalaya rebels turn culture cops, threaten police spies


July 23rd, 2012 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 23 (IANS) A separatist rebel group in Meghalaya has threatened to take stern action against women wearing provocative dresses and impose extreme punishment on people who had become ... Read more...

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Over 400 held, fake notes seized in China


July 22nd, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 22 (IANS) A total of 463 suspects have been arrested and fake currency notes with face value of 118 million yuan (around $18 million) seized in a countrywide ... Read more...

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Assange served extradition notice


June 29th, 2012 - 8:02 am ICT by IANS
London, June 29 (IANS) WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been served with an extradition notice by British police, BBC reported. He is wanted in Sweden on sex assault charges.The 40-year-old ... Read more...

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Surjeet given rousing welcome in Punjab’s Phidde village


June 29th, 2012 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Ferozepur (Punjab), June 28 (IANS) Hundreds gathered in Phidde village of Punjab's Ferozepur district to give a rousing welcome to Surjeet Singh, who returned home after more than 30 years ... Read more...

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Tunisia extradites ex-Libyan prime minister


June 25th, 2012 - 10:46 am ICT by IANS
Tunis/Tripoli, June 25 (IANS) Libya's ex-prime minister Baghdadi Mahmoudi, who served under slain leader Muammar Gaddafi, has been extradited from Tunisia to his native country, state-run TAP press agency reported.Mahmoudi ... Read more...

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Bangladesh mass sentencing condemned


June 19th, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
New York, June 19 (IANS) The prosecution teams conducting the mass trials of the alleged mutineers of the Bangladesh Rifles (BDR) must immediately stop the trials, Human Rights Watch said ... Read more...

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Key Afghan terrorists held for killing 80


June 19th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, June 19 (IANS) Two leaders of a terror outfit that organised a deadly suicide attack in Kabul in December last year, in which 80 people were killed, have been ... Read more...

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Indian questioned over Bali smuggling


May 29th, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 29 (IANS) An Indian and three Britons are being questioned in Indonesia following the arrest of a British housewife for allegedly trying to smuggle cocaine into the country ... Read more...

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Russian bikers held in Iraq for spying


May 24th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 24 (IANS) Four Russian bikers travelling through Iraq have been arrested on charges of spying in the country, and face up to 10 years in jail if found ... Read more...

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Chinese smuggler jailed after 12 years on the run


May 19th, 2012 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 19 (IANS) A smuggling kingpin, once the most wanted fugitive in China who spent 12 years on the run in Canada, has been sentenced to life in prison ... Read more...

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Chinese man executed for 2009 stabbing spree


May 11th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 11 (IANS) A 50-year-old man was executed in Beijing Friday for killing two and injuring 14 others in a stabbing spree in the Chinese capital in 2009.Zhang Jianfei, ... Read more...

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Chisti may meet Sarabjit in Pakistan


May 11th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Ajmer, May 11 (IANS) Octogenarian Pakistani prisoner Mohammad Khalil Chisti, who was Thursday permitted by the Supreme Court to visit Pakistan for a temporary stay, would like to meet Sarabjit ... Read more...

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MCOCA against Abu Salem dropped (Lead)


May 11th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) In a major breather for underworld don Abu Salem, the Delhi High Court Friday dropped charges under the stringent Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act ... Read more...

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Apex court seeks time frame for deciding mercy pleas


April 19th, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday asked the government to set a time frame for deciding death row convicts' mercy petitions pending before it."You give us the ... Read more...

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Norway killer refuses to disclose militant contacts


April 19th, 2012 - 2:39 am ICT by IANS
Oslo, April 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Norwegian mass killer Anders Breivik appeared increasingly irritated and uncooperative, and largely refused to answer as prosecutors questioned him about his alleged "militant nationalist" contacts."It ... Read more...

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