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Russian held for German brothel shooting


September 14th, 2012 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 13 (IANS) A Russian has been arrested in Germany on suspicion of being involved in a shooting at the country's largest brothel, RIA Novosti reported Thursday.According to German ... Read more...

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Russian teenager attempts ‘bank robbery’ for suicide


September 7th, 2012 - 1:14 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A teenage girl tried to 'rob' a bank in a region in western Russia so that she could afford to leave her native city and ... Read more...

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British soldiers to be questioned over Iraq war crimes


September 2nd, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 2 (IANS) Hundreds of British soldiers will be investigated for crimes allegedly committed during the Iraq war, the Telegraph reported Sunday.Investigators with the Iraq Historic Allegations Team (IHAT) ... Read more...

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Russian cops accused of filming prison sex


July 12th, 2012 - 9:34 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Police officers in western Russia's Sverdlovsk region are suspected of filming a detainee sodomising a fellow inmate instead of stopping the violence, officials said.The officers ... Read more...

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U.S. program releases Afghan insurgents in exchange for peace pledges


May 7th, 2012 - 10:59 pm ICT by BNO News
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- Hoping to build trust between fractious tribes and boosting peace negotiations with the Taliban, the United States has released as many as 20 high-level detainees from a ... Read more...

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Vandal caught spraypainting Russian cathedral


April 18th, 2012 - 11:01 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A vandal has been caught spraypainting the walls of a cathedral in Russia's far eastern city of Khabarovsk, police said.The man was caught by taxi ... Read more...

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US agencies hid Mumbai-style terror plot from Britain


April 5th, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 5 (IANS) American spy agencies refused to give British intelligence services full details of a "Mumbai-style" terrorist plot in the country, fearing their top-secret sources may get exposed, ... Read more...

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Guantanamo Bay prisoner commits suicide


May 20th, 2011 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
Guantanamo Bay, May 20 (IANS/AKI) An Afghan inmate at the Guantanamo Bay military prison has died in an apparent suicide, the US army has said.The prisoner, identified by the US ... Read more...

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Afghan prisoner commits suicide in Guantanamo Bay


May 20th, 2011 - 9:05 am ICT by IANS
Guantanamo Bay, May 20 (IANS/AKI) An Afghan inmate at the Guantanamo Bay prison has died in an apparent suicide case, US army officials said.The prisoner - identified as Inayatullah - ... Read more...

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200,000 people living in ‘horrific’ North Korean prison camps: Amnesty


May 4th, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 4(ANI): North Korea's political prison camps have grown in size over the past decade and now hold an estimated 200,000 people in "horrific" conditions, a report from the London-based rights ... Read more...

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‘Bin Laden death won’t stop war’: Ex Guantanamo Bay detainee Habib


May 2nd, 2011 - 12:18 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, May 2 (ANI): The death of Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden will not end the war on terror and there is no evidence he masterminded the September 11 attacks, said ... Read more...

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US soldier accused in Wikileaks case stripped, left naked in military cell: Lawyer


March 4th, 2011 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 4 (ANI): The lawyer of Bradley Manning, the US Army Private accused of sharing classified documents with WikiLeaks, has claimed that his client was stripped of his clothes and left ... Read more...

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Ink bomb was primed to explode once aircraft reached US eastern seaboard


November 11th, 2010 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.11 (ANI): At least one of the parcel bombs planted on cargo planes heading for Chicago last month was primed to explode once the aircraft reached the eastern coast of the ... Read more...

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US judge bars major witness from GITMO detainee’s trial


October 7th, 2010 - 6:20 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct. 7 (ANI): A federal judge barred prosecutors on Wednesday from using a crucial witness in the first trial of a former Guantánamo detainee.The trial of Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani, who ... Read more...

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Israeli soldier filmed humiliating female Palestinian detainee on video


October 6th, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
Jerusalem, Oct 6 (ANI): The Israeli military has claimed that it is investigating a video filmed by soldiers that shows a handcuffed and blindfolded Palestinian woman being humiliated by an Israeli ... Read more...

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Miliband in dock for allowing interrogations in ‘torture nations’


September 23rd, 2010 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 23(ANI): Former British Foreign Secretary David Miliband faces fresh questions after it emerged that he gave the green light to proceed with intelligence-gathering operations in countries where there was a ... Read more...

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Libya releases 37 militant Islamists


September 1st, 2010 - 9:15 am ICT by IANS
Tripoli, Sep 1 (DPA) An ex-Guantanamo detainee and 36 other militant Islamists were released from prison in Libya, according to a charity organisation Tuesday. The release was announced in the capital by the ... Read more...

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No special treatment for Hilton, say police


August 31st, 2010 - 2:33 am ICT by IANS
Chicago, Aug 31 (IANS) A Las Vegas police spokesman has insisted socialite Paris Hilton received "no special treatment" after she was arrested on cocaine possession charges Friday night. The spoilt rich kid ... Read more...

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Canadian police arrests fourth suspect in terrorist plot


August 28th, 2010 - 3:53 pm ICT by ANI
Ottawa, Aug 28 (ANI): Canadian Police have reportedly arrested a fourth suspect in connection with an alleged domestic terrorist plot, that has already led to charges being filed against three Muslim men. ... Read more...

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Carter to reach US with N. Korea released African-American detainee


August 27th, 2010 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 27 (ANI): Former US President Jimmy Carter's office has confirmed that he has left Pyongyang with African-American Aijalon Mahli Gomes, who had been jailed in North Korea since January, after ... Read more...

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ACHR seeks more compensation from NHRC for Mizo juvenile detainee’s death


August 23rd, 2010 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug. 23 (ANI): The Asian Centre for Human Rights (ACHR) has described the compensation amount of Rs.300,000 awarded by the National Human Rights Commission to the next of kin of ... Read more...

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Numerous Convicts Pierced At A Maryland Penal Complex


August 21st, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Maryland August 21, 2010 (Just Flashed): The representatives of a penal complex in Maryland have declared that more than a few convicts there have been pierced subsequent to the eruption of numerous ... Read more...

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North Dakotan Inmate Gobbles The Glasses Of Another Detainee


August 14th, 2010 - 4:10 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Washington, August 14, 2010 (Just Flashed): A 42-year-old male prisoner of North Dakota in America was not scared of presenting a bizarre exhibition of him when he took hold of another suspect's ... Read more...

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Pak Govt’s new bill to put stricter checks on terrorists


July 28th, 2010 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jul 28 (ANI): To have an adequate deterrence and curb on terrorism effectively in the country, the Pakistan Government has introduced a comprehensive legislation in the Senate in this regard.Interior Minister ... Read more...

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Former Tamil Tiger detainees complain of being tortured in Sri Lankan Govt. camps


July 16th, 2010 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 16 (ANI): Former Tamil Tiger rebels detained in Sri Lanka have revealed that they have been "ill-treated, tortured and beaten" in government camps and deprived them of basic facilities.According to ... Read more...

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Osama bin Laden’s former bodyguard to face civilian trial in New York


July 14th, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
New York, July 14(ANI): A US court has said Osama bin Laden's former bodyguard, Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani, accused of involvement in attacks on US embassies in Africa will face trial, after rejecting ... Read more...

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Tripura lawyers threaten stir


July 7th, 2010 - 2:06 am ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 7 (IANS) Lawyers in Tripura Tuesday threatened to launch a massive stir if the state government did not take action against the police officials responsible for the "illegal detention" of ... Read more...

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Detainee at Camp Cropper near Baghdad found dead


April 12th, 2010 - 10:15 pm ICT by BNO News
BAGHDAD (BNO NEWS) -- A detainee at a U.S. holding facility near Baghdad was found dead on early Monday, the U.S. Army said. His death is being investigated.The incident happened at Camp ... Read more...

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British filmmaker arrested in Gaza Strip


February 15th, 2010 - 6:33 am ICT by IANS
Gaza, Feb 15 (DPA) Hamas security forces arrested a British filmmaker Sunday as he arrived to testify on behalf of a Palestinian militant accused of giving information to Israel, Palestinian and British ... Read more...

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Amnesty faces outburst after suspending official over link with ex-Gitmo detainee


February 12th, 2010 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb. 12 (ANI): Amnesty International has come under fire for suspending a senior official who openly accused the organisation of double standards over its links with the former Guantánamo detainee, ... Read more...

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MI5, UK Foreign Office accused of terrorism suspects’ torture ‘cover-up’


February 11th, 2010 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 11(ANI): The United Kingdom's counter-intelligence and security agency, MI5, and the Foreign Office have been accused of systematically covering up their involvement in the torture of former Guantanamo Bay detainee ... Read more...

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Amnesty International accused of shielding terrorists


February 7th, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb. 7 (ANI): Amnesty International has been accused of putting the human rights of Al-Qaeda terrorists above those of their victims, following the charity's affiliation with a former Guantanamo Bay ... Read more...

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‘Mental health professionals should not participate in the practice of torture’


January 29th, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 29 (ANI): An expert has advised that psychologists and psychiatrists should not be expected to participate in torture as they do not have the expertise to assess individual pain or ... Read more...

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American detained in Cuba is not a spy: US


January 8th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 8 (IANS/EFE) The US government has denied that one of its contractors who was arrested a month ago in Cuba has any connection to American intelligence agencies, as alleged by ... Read more...

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Cuba allows US diplomats to meet jailed American


December 30th, 2009 - 3:51 am ICT by IANS
Havana, Dec 30 (IANS/EFE) Cuba has allowed US diplomats to meet an American who was arrested here for allegedly distributing mobile phones, laptops and other communication gadgets among dissidents on the communist-ruled ... Read more...

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