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Egyptian minister arrested for groping in London


September 12th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 12 (IANS) An Egyptian sports minister tried to claim diplomatic immunity after being arrested for groping a tourist while in London with his country's paralympic delegation, the Daily ... Read more...

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Assange granted asylum for fear of US: Ecuador envoy


August 17th, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ecuador has granted political asylum to Julian Assange over concerns that the WikiLeaks' founder could be transferred to the US and face death penalty after ... Read more...

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Kenya charges Venezuelan diplomat in colleague’s murder


August 7th, 2012 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Aug 7 (IANS/EFE) The first secretary at the Venezuelan Embassy entered a plea of not guilty here Monday at his arraignment on charges he murdered the mission's charge d'affaires, ... Read more...

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French rape case: Indian law will prevail, says Krishna


June 20th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) A day after French consulate official Pascal Mazurier was arrested for allegedly abusing his minor daughter, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna stressed Wednesday that he ... Read more...

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French official held for sexually abusing daughter (Lead)


June 19th, 2012 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 19 (IANS) Bangalore police early Tuesday arrested French official Pascal Mazurier, 39, on the charge of sexually abusing his minor daughter over the past weeks, a senior police ... Read more...

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No diplomatic immunity for accused official: French embassy


June 18th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 18 (IANS) A French diplomat, accused of sexually abusing his minor daughter, has no diplomatic immunity from being tried under Indian laws for the alleged crime, the French ... Read more...

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Strauss-Kahn files countercharge against hotel maid


May 16th, 2012 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
New York, May 16 (IANS) Former International Monetary Fund (IMF) head Dominique Strauss-Kahn is filing a civil lawsuit against the former hotel maid who accused him of sexually assaulting her ... Read more...

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American held in Pakistan


February 14th, 2012 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 14 (IANS) An American was detained Tuesday at Pakistan's Peshawar airport for carrying a dozen bullets, officials said.Airport security personnel detained William Charles, reported Online news agency.About a ... Read more...

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North Korean envoy caught illegally fishing in Germany


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:07 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The North Korean ambassador to Germany has been caught by police for fishing without a licence in a Berlin river, Svoboda radio station reported Friday.North ... Read more...

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US court reserves judgement in Kamal Nath case


September 22nd, 2011 - 11:17 am ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 22 (IANS) A US federal court has reserved judgment on Indian Urban Development Minister Kamal Nath's claim for diplomatic immunity in a case over his alleged ... Read more...

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Sri Lankan minister enjoys immunity, court told


September 20th, 2011 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 20 (IANS) The external affairs ministry Tuesday told the Madras High Court that Sri Lankan minister Douglas Devananda, wanted in a firing case here in 1986, cannot be ... Read more...

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US court to hear Kamal Nath’s claim to diplomatic immunity


August 20th, 2011 - 10:45 am ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 20 (IANS) A New York court is set to hear arguments Sep 21 over Indian Urban Development Minister Kamal Nath's claim for diplomatic immunity in a case ... Read more...

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US pledges to protect Libyan embassy in Washington


August 6th, 2011 - 11:03 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 6 (IANS) The US government will protect the Libyan embassy and its personnel in Washington, the State Department said after handing over the embassy to the rebel National ... Read more...

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Kamal Nath claims diplomatic immunity in 1984 riots case in US


July 1st, 2011 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 1 (IANS) Indian Urban Development Minister Kamal Nath has claimed diplomatic immunity and lack of service of summons before a US court in a case over his alleged ... Read more...

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Pat downs, row over diplomats are occasional hiccups: Roemer


June 30th, 2011 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) Outgoing US envoy Timothy J. Roemer Thursday described pat downs at airports and criminal charges against Indian diplomats in America as "occasional hiccups" in ... Read more...

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Deeply concerned at targeting of Indian diplomats in US: India


June 22nd, 2011 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) In a strongly worded statement, India Wednesday said it was "deeply concerned" at the targeting of Indian diplomats in the United States and dismissed charges ... Read more...

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Indian diplomat treated housekeeper like a slave: Lawsuit


June 21st, 2011 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 21 (IANS) Prabhu Dayal, the Indian consul general in New York has been slapped with a forced-labour suit by a former housekeeper who says she was treated like ... Read more...

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US sticks to stand on arrest of Indian diplomat’s daughter


June 15th, 2011 - 11:25 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 15 (IANS) Even as India reportedly lodged a "strong protest" with Washington over the arrest of an Indian diplomat's daughter in New York, the United States stuck to ... Read more...

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Disabled in car crash, Russian travels 11,000 km


June 8th, 2011 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 8 (IANS) A physically challenged man in Russia has covered a distance of 11,000 km in two months from Russia's Far East to Moscow, RIA Novosti reported.Alexander Kashin ... Read more...

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Act on Krittika case, Clinton told


June 2nd, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 2 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton should act on the case of an Indian diplomat's daughter who is suing New York city for a whopping $1.5 ... Read more...

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We are sympathetic to Krittika’s plight: Napolitano


May 27th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) US Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano said here Friday that she was "very sympathetic" to the plight of 18-year-old Krittika Biswas, who ... Read more...

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India takes up matter of diplomat’s daughter with US (Lead)


May 26th, 2011 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Washington, May 26 (IANS) The Indian government has taken "very seriously" the matter of a diplomat's daughter being illegally arrested in New York, even as the US administration ... Read more...

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No immunity for falsely arrested Indian diplomat’s daughter: US


May 26th, 2011 - 11:17 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 26 (IANS) The US government has joined issue with an Indian diplomat's daughter who is suing New York city for a whopping $1.5 million for false arrest, saying ... Read more...

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Indian diplomat’s daughter sues New York for wrongful arrest (Second Lead, correcting intro)


May 25th, 2011 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
New York, May 25 (IANS) An Indian diplomat's daughter has sued New York city for a whopping $1.5 million, alleging she was falsely arrested in violation of her diplomatic immunity, ... Read more...

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Indian diplomat’s daughter sues New York for wrongful arrest (Lead)


May 25th, 2011 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
New York, May 25 (IANS) An Indian diplomat's daughter has sued New York city for a whopping $1.5 million, alleging she was falsely arrested in violation of her diplomatic community, ... Read more...

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IMF chief to face New York court in sex assault case


May 16th, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
New York, May 16 (IANS) International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn will make his first appearance in a court here Monday to answer charges of sexual assault on a ... Read more...

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Paragliding diplomat lands in trouble in Pakistan


May 10th, 2011 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 10 (IANS) A German diplomat, who was trying to paraglide from the Margalla Hills near this Pakistan capital, was taken to the police as it was a no-fly ... Read more...

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Islamabad bars some US soldiers from leaving


April 5th, 2011 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 5 (IANS) Islamabad has barred some US military personnel from leaving the country due to expired visas and other irregularities in their documents, a media report said Tuesday.Dawn ... Read more...

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US to recall 331 ‘diplomatic staffers’ as per secret Davis release deal with Pak


March 26th, 2011 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar 26(ANI): As many as 331 American officials, most of whom are suspected of being engaged in espionage under diplomatic cover, have been identified to leave Pakistan as part of a ... Read more...

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Pakistanis protest against Davis’ release (Second Lead)


March 17th, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 17 (IANS) Street protests erupted in Pakistan for a second day Thursday against the release of American Raymond Davis, whose arrest after he shot dead two Pakistani men ... Read more...

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Wikileaks’ leaks: Quotable Quotes


March 17th, 2011 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) Quotes of the day over Wikileaks' revelations that Congress paid off opposition MPs to win a trust vote in 2008:Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee: ... Read more...

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PM should quit over WikiLeaks revelations: Advani (Second Lead)


March 17th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) National Democratic Alliance (NDA) leader L.K. Advani Thursday asked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to quit "forthwith" and said he had lost the right to ... Read more...

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WikiLeaks disclosure: PM must take responsibility, resign, says Advani


March 17th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 17 (ANI): Demanding the resignation of the Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, over a WikiLeaks disclosure that indicated that the Congress paid lawmakers to survive a vote of ... Read more...

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Government cannot confirm or deny payoff report: Pranab


March 17th, 2011 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) The government Thursday said it could neither confirm nor deny the alleged revelations from leaked US diplomatic cables of payoffs to MPs to secure ... Read more...

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Pranab defends PM, says can’t confirm, deny WikiLeaks disclosures


March 17th, 2011 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 17 (ANI): Defending the Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh, on the latest WikiLeaks disclosures that indicated that the Congress had paid lawmakers to survive a vote of confidence ... Read more...

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