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‘Detaining Chinese blogger for mocking officials unlawful’


June 29th, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 29 (IANS) In a case of justice delayed being justice denied, a Chinese blogger detained for a year after mocking a top officials' alleged interference in judicial procedure ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda No 2 dead: US


June 6th, 2012 - 7:05 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 6 (IANS) Al Qaeda number two Abu Yahya al-Libi is dead, the White House said Tuesday.The US intelligence community believe it is a "serious blow" to the Al ... Read more...

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US to hand over control of Afghan detention centre


March 10th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 10 (IANS) A US-run detention centre in Afghanistan that houses 3,000 people will move to Afghan control under a crucial agreement signed by the two countries, CNN reported.The ... Read more...

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Italian cruise ship captain detained


January 15th, 2012 - 7:47 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Italian prosecutors have detained the captain of the luxury ship cruiser that ran aground near the coast of Tuscany early Saturday, Italian media reported.The 290-metre-long, ... Read more...

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Mullah Omar talking peace with US


January 6th, 2012 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Jan 6 (IANS) The elusive Afghan Taliban supreme leader Mullah Mohammad Omar, who had called on his warriors last November to continue the war against NATO-led forces in ... Read more...

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Gaddafi scavenged for food in his final days


November 8th, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 8 (IANS) Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi scavenged for food and hid in abandoned houses during his final days, it was reported here.Gaddafi, who ruled Libya for 42 years, ... Read more...

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US reiterates commitment to Guantanamo prison closure


April 26th, 2011 - 5:51 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 26 (IANS) The US Monday reiterated its commitment to the closure of the Guantanamo Bay prison, in the wake of damaging leaks of classified documents on the infamous ... Read more...

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Pakistani Consul General visits Aafia Siddiqui at Texas detention facility


April 16th, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 16(ANI): Pakistan's Consul General in Houston, Aqil Nadeem, has visited Pakistani neuroscientist and terror convict Dr Aafia Siddiqui in the Carswell detention facility in Texas.Nadeem had a two-hour meeting with ... Read more...

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Obama orders resumption of Guantanamo trials


March 8th, 2011 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 8 (IANS) Reversing his own orders, US President Barack Obama has cleared the way for resumption of trials by military commissions to prosecute alleged terrorists held at ... Read more...

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Osama and Zawahiri to be kept at Guantanamo if captured: CIA


February 17th, 2011 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 17 (ANI): Central Intelligence Agency director Leon Panetta has said that dreaded al Qaeda leaders like Osama bin Laden and Ayman Al-Zawahiri will be kept at Guantanamo Bay if ... Read more...

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Suspected toxic gas leak affects 9 detenus in China


January 25th, 2011 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kunming (China), Jan 25 (IANS) A suspected toxic gas leak near a detention facility in southwest China caused the poisoning of nine inmates Monday night, local officials and witnesses said Tuesday.Inmates of ... Read more...

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WikiLeaks leaker mistreated in custody: Lawyer


January 22nd, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 22 (IANS) The 23-year-old US soldier who is alleged to have leaked thousands of secret documents to whistle-blower WikiLeaks was placed on suicide watch, stripped to his underwear and forced ... Read more...

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Rwandan businessman sentenced to 30 years in prison for 1994 massacre


November 2nd, 2010 - 2:21 am ICT by BNO News
ARUSHA, TANZANIA (BNO NEWS) -- A Rwandan businessman on Monday was convicted and sentenced to 30 years in prison for his involvement in the 1994 genocide, the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda ... Read more...

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US soldier in custody after Taliban prisoner’s death


October 20th, 2010 - 5:40 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, Oct 20 (IANS) A US soldier is in custody after the death of a Taliban militant from gunshot wounds at a detention facility in Afghanistan's restive Kandahar province, Xinhua reported ... Read more...

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NATO denies running secret prison in Afghanistan


October 19th, 2010 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, Oct 18 (IANS) NATO Monday denied media reports that US military is allegedly running a secret prison in war-torn Afghanistan."We refuse these allegations, there are no secret prisons in the country, ... Read more...

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Juveniles facing torture, sexual abuse in Berhampur observation home


October 7th, 2010 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.7 (ANI): Expressing serious concern over the incidents of routine sexual abuse and violence being meted out to juveniles in Berhampur Observation Home in Orissa, the Asian Centre for Human ... Read more...

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Hacker Claims WikiLeaks Suspect Was Assisted By MIT Student


August 2nd, 2010 - 6:40 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Aug 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) As the United States government takes every possible step in the investigation of leakage of thousands of secret documents about the Afghan war, a key figure ... Read more...

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57 Pak students deported over terror charges, illegal activities since 2003: Qureshi


July 30th, 2010 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 30(ANI): Pakistan Foreign Affairs Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said that 57 Pakistani students have been deported from various countries over alleged involvement in terrorism and other illegal activities in ... Read more...

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Guantanamo detainees transferred to Latvia, Spain


July 23rd, 2010 - 4:10 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 23 (DPA) The US has transferred two detainees from Guantanamo Bay, one to Latvia and a second to Spain, as part of the effort to close the controversial prison ... Read more...

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US hands over Tareq Aziz, other Saddam regime members to Iraq


July 14th, 2010 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, July 14 (DPA) US forces handed over Iraq's former deputy premier Tareq Aziz and 54 other members of Saddam Hussein's inner circle to the Iraqi authorities, regional news network al-Arabiya reported ... Read more...

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Missing Ohio Teen Found Concealed In The Attic Of The Apartment Of Her Beau


July 3rd, 2010 - 8:20 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 3, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Abbi Obermiller is the 17-year old Ohio teen, who had been missing since June 6. Abbi has, however, now been found and has been ... Read more...

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Arizona inmate sentenced for brutally attacking corrections officer


May 19th, 2010 - 12:33 am ICT by BNO News
PHOENIX, ARIZONA (BNO NEWS) – An Arizona inmate was sentenced for attacking a corrections officer who sustained permanent injuries, prosecutors said Tuesday.Leonard Fisher, 24, of Parker, Arizona, punched an on-duty corrections officer ... Read more...

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Red Cross Corroborates The Existence Of A Secret Jail At Bagram In Afghanistan


May 15th, 2010 - 7:49 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 15, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The US airbase at Bagram in Afghanistan consists of a facility for the captives. This facility is separate from its chief jail. This data has ... Read more...

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Red Cross confirms that there is a secret jail in Bagram, Afghanistan


May 12th, 2010 - 2:42 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Bagram, May 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Red Cross has discovered that there is indeed a secret jail in Bagram, which is located in Afghanistan. Red Cross officials said to the BBC that ... Read more...

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Red Cross Confirms Secret Jail: “Black Prison”


May 12th, 2010 - 12:33 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
May 11 (THANDIAN NEWS) Hillary Anderson of the BBC has reported today that the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has conformed earlier suspicions that there is a second 'secret' prison ... Read more...

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‘Unfazed’ Mullah Omar appoints two new deputies following Baradar’s arrest


March 24th, 2010 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Mar. 24 (ANI): Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Omar has named two new deputies to succeed his arrested military chief, Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar.The BBC quoted a senior Taliban leader as ... Read more...

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First Guantanamo prisoner arrives in Spain


February 24th, 2010 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Feb 24 (DPA) An inmate from the US detention facility in Guantanamo, Cuba, arrived Wednesday in Spain, Interior Minister Alfredo Perez Rubalcaba said. The Palestinian was the first of among up ... Read more...

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Obama administration silent on Taliban leader’s detention


February 17th, 2010 - 12:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb.17 (ANI): The White House has so far revealed very little about how Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, the deputy commander of the Taliban, was captured.There is also no news about ... Read more...

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United Nations tribunal sentences Rwandan soldier to prison


February 12th, 2010 - 4:42 am ICT by BNO News
UNITED NATIONS (BNO NEWS) – A United Nations-backed tribunal on Thursday sentenced a former Rwandan solider to fifteen years in prison for a direct and public indictment to commit genocide.The decision follows ... Read more...

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US detention centres violated human rights: UN report


January 28th, 2010 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Jan 28 (IANS) Secret detention centres set up by the US at Guantanamo Bay and other places after the 9/11 terror attacks have violated basic human rights of detainees, a ... Read more...

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Obama halts transfer of Guantanamo detainees to Yemen


January 6th, 2010 - 7:21 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 6 (DPA) The US has halted the transfer of inmates from the Guantanamo Bay detention facility back to Yemen, where an Al Qaeda branch allegedly plotted the Dec 25 ... Read more...

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Report says female UK soldier sexually humiliated Iraqi prisoners


January 2nd, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan. 2 (ANI): A female British soldier has been accused of sexually humiliating and abusing prisoners in Iraq in a series of claims about British troops in Basra, The Times has ... Read more...

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Alleged Detroit plotters were ex-Guantanamo inmates: Report


December 30th, 2009 - 1:43 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 30 (DPA) Two former detainees of the Guantanamo Bay detention facility are believed to have plotted the Christmas Day attempt to blow up a US airliner over Detroit, television ... Read more...

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Sir Garfield Sobers backs beleaguered cricket mogul Stanford


December 18th, 2009 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
Texas, Dec 18(ANI): Former West Indian cricketer Sir Garfield Sobers has stood up for Texan billionaire and fraudster Allen Stanford, who is in jail awaiting trial on charges related to an alleged ... Read more...

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Top Qaeda commander killed in drone attack was Abu Yahyaa-al-Libi, claims US


December 12th, 2009 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec.12 (ANI): A top Al-Qaeda commander, Abu Yahyaa-al-Libi, was killed in a US drone attack in South Waziristan earlier this week, American officials have claimed.According to reports, Libi, who had ... Read more...

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