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L’Affaire Assange: Lessons from Latin America (Comment)


September 3rd, 2012 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
On August 19, news networks all over the world showed Julian Assange step on to a small balcony of the apartment occupied by the Embassy of Ecuador in London to ... Read more...

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Spain expels Libyan envoy


June 17th, 2011 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, June 17 (IANS/EFE) Spain has expelled Libya's envoy to Madrid and three of his subordinates as they remain loyal to the Muammar Gaddafi regime.Libyan Ambassador Ajeli Abdussalam Ali Breni ... Read more...

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Egypt deports Iranian diplomat suspected of spying


May 30th, 2011 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, May 30 (IANS) An Iranian diplomat who worked at a special bureau in Egyptian capital Cairo and was arrested on charges of spying was deported Monday, state news agency ... Read more...

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Russia expels Israeli military attache for spying


May 19th, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 19 (IANS) The Russian foreign ministry confirmed Thursday that an Israeli military attache has been expelled from the country after being caught receiving secret information from a Russian ... Read more...

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Pakistan court indicts Davis for double murder (Lead)


March 16th, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 16 (IANS) Raymond Davis, a US official arrested after gunning down two men in Lahore, was finally indicted Wednesday by a Pakistani court, a media report said.The sessions ... Read more...

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Pak Foreign Ministry has no records on Davis’ diplomatic immunity status: DAG


March 15th, 2011 - 11:43 am ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar 15(ANI): Pakistan's Foreign Ministry has informed the Lahore High Court that double murder-accused US official Raymond Davis came to Pakistan on an official business visa issued on the request made ... Read more...

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Lahore High Court dismisses petitions on Davis immunity


March 14th, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 14 (IANS) The Lahore High Court has dismissed petitions pertaining to the diplomatic immunity of the arrested CIA contractor Raymond Davis after the foreign ministry admitted that they ... Read more...

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Pak Govt likely to seek more time from court to decide on Davis’ immunity status


March 13th, 2011 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 13(ANI): The Pakistan Government is likely to stick to its time-buying tactics during the hearing of the Raymond Davis case by the Lahore High Court on Monday, according to sources.The ... Read more...

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Another US national sent to jail in Pakistan


February 26th, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 26 (IANS) A Pakistani court Saturday sent a US national, who was arrested in Peshawar for overstaying his visa, to jail on 14-day judicial remand. The ruling is likely to ... Read more...

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Raymond Davis’ family reaches Pakistan


February 26th, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, Feb 26 (IANS) The family of US official Raymond Davis, who shot dead two men in Lahore, has arrived in Pakistan, a media report said Saturday.Davis' family reached the country ... Read more...

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Interior ministry mishandled Davis issue: Qureshi


February 24th, 2011 - 3:01 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 24 (IANS) Pakistan's former foreign minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said that "the Raymond Davis' case was mishandled because interior ministry was made the focal point instead of keeping it ... Read more...

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Davis case adjourned till March 14 after Pak FM seeks more time to reply on his status


February 17th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb 17(ANI): Pakistan's Foreign Ministry has sought more time from the Lahore High Court to file its reply on the immunity status of double murder-accused US official Raymond Davis.The LHC began ... Read more...

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Davis case: Foreign ministry seeks more time from court


February 17th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, Feb 17 (IANS) Pakistan's foreign ministry Thursday sought more time from the Lahore High Court to respond to whether US official Raymond Davis, who shot dead two Pakistanis here, enjoys diplomatic ... Read more...

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Obama asks Pakistan to release Davis


February 16th, 2011 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 16 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has asked Pakistan to treat Raymond Davis, who allegedly shot dead two men in Lahore, as a diplomat and release him. While insisting ... Read more...

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Munter urges Bashir to certify diplomatic status of Davis to end US-Pak standoff


February 15th, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 15(ANI): US Ambassador to Pakistan Cameron Munter has urged Pakistan's Foreign Affairs Secretary Salman Bashir to certify the diplomatic status of double murder-accused US official Raymond Davis to bring the ... Read more...

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Raymond has diplomatic immunity: Pakistan’s ruling party


February 14th, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 14 (IANS) In the first sign of giving in to the US pressure on the Raymond Davis case, ruling Pakistan Peoples Party spokesman Fozia Wahab said Monday that the arrested ... Read more...

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Being arrogant will not help US: Pakistani daily


February 14th, 2011 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 14 (IANS) Pakistan is "in a fix" due to the mystery surrounding the diplomatic status of Raymond Davis who shot dead two men in Lahore -- but the United ... Read more...

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Pakistan-US relations: Who will blink first (Part-I)


February 14th, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
By Salim HaqNew Delhi, Feb.14 (ANI): The case of US operative, Raymond Davis, has mushroomed beyond the dramatis persona involved. From being a case of diplomatic immunity and self-defense it has snowballed ... Read more...

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Qureshi’s disclosure catches Pakistani government off-guard (Lead)


February 13th, 2011 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 13 (IANS) The Pakistani government is feeling the heat of former foreign minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi's startling disclosure that US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton had "forced" him to ... Read more...

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Pak police says it has proof that US diplomat’s shooting was “clear murder”


February 11th, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb 11(ANI): Double murder-accused US diplomat Raymond Davis intentionally killed two Pakistani men in Lahore and the act was not committed in self-defence, Capital City Police Officer Lahore Aslam Tareen has ... Read more...

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US may cancel trilateral meet with Pakistan over diplomatic row


February 10th, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 10 (IANS) The United States has indicated that it could indeed cancel a high-level meeting involving Pakistan here amid a diplomatic row over continued detention of a US ... Read more...

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Pakistan likely to release double murder-accused US diplomat soon: Report


February 5th, 2011 - 12:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 5(ANI): Double murder-accused US diplomat Raymond Davis, who is currently under Pakistani police detention, may be released soon, officials have indicated.Two Pakistani officials in the United States told a foreign ... Read more...

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Ireland reveals name of expelled Russian diplomat


February 4th, 2011 - 10:00 pm ICT by BNO News
DUBLIN, IRELAND (BNO NEWS) -- The Irish Times on Friday said that the Russian diplomat who was expelled over fake passports is a senior official in the embassy's consular section.Alexander Smirnov was ... Read more...

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Pak’s arrest of murder-accused diplomat ‘violation of Vienna Convention’: US


February 4th, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 4(ANI): The United States has forcefully presented its case for the double murder-accused American official's immunity under the Vienna Convention, saying that Pakistan's Foreign Office does not grant diplomatic status ... Read more...

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Russia to retaliate for diplomat’s expulsion from Ireland


February 2nd, 2011 - 10:56 pm ICT by BNO News
MOSCOW, RUSSIA (BNO NEWS) -- Russia on Wednesday vowed to retaliate for the expulsion of a diplomat from Ireland for alleged involvement in espionage, RIA Novosti reported.Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Vladimir Titov ... Read more...

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Russian diplomat expelled from Ireland over fake passports


February 2nd, 2011 - 12:43 am ICT by BNO News
DUBLIN, IRELAND (BNO NEWS) -- Ireland on Tuesday expelled a Russian diplomat over his involvement in the production of six fake Irish passports used for espionage, the Irish Department of Foreign Affairs ... Read more...

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Court will decide double murder-accused US diplomat’s fate, Zardari tells US


February 1st, 2011 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 01(ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has turned down a US Congressional delegation's demand to hand over double murder-accused American diplomat Raymond Davis to the US government.According to sources, ... Read more...

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Wife-beating row: Indian diplomat in Britain transferred (Roundup)


January 17th, 2011 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi/London, Jan 16 (IANS) India's chief trade diplomat in Britain Anil Verma is being transferred back after the external affairs ministry decided that allegations of him beating his wife were "causing ... Read more...

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Indian diplomat accused of wife-beating recalled


January 16th, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) The Indian government has decided to recall diplomat Anil Verma, who is accused of beating his wife, from London as the issue was "causing embarrassment" to the ... Read more...

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Indian diplomat accused of wife-beating to be transferred from London


January 16th, 2011 - 7:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 16(ANI): A high-ranking Indian diplomat in the UK, who allegedly attacked his wife at their official residence, is reportedly being transferred back to India.Anil Verma, India's trade ambassador to the ... Read more...

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Indian diplomat’s wife in hiding in Britain?


January 16th, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 16 (IANS) The wife of high-ranking Indian diplomat Anil Verma, who is accused of beating her at their official residence in London, has gone into hiding with the couple's five-year-old ... Read more...

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Beaten Indian diplomat’s wife goes into hiding with son over fears for safety


January 16th, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.16 (ANI): An Indian diplomat's wife, who was recently a victim of domestic violence, has gone into hiding with her son over fears that their lives are in danger.Paromita Verma, the ... Read more...

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Indian diplomat in Britain claims immunity on wife-beating charge


January 9th, 2011 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
London/New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) A high-ranking Indian diplomat in Britain has escaped charges of assaulting his wife after he claimed immunity due to his diplomatic status, a media report said Sunday. ... Read more...

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Indian in UK claims diplomatic immunity to escape prosecution for ‘attack’ on wife


January 9th, 2011 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 9 (ANI): A high-ranking Indian diplomat in the UK has claimed immunity from prosecution after being quizzed by police over allegations that he attacked his wife at their official residence.Anil ... Read more...

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Pope wanted Muslim-dominated Turkey to be out of EU: Wikileaks


December 11th, 2010 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Vatican City, Dec 11 (ANI): Secret US diplomatic cables released by the whistleblower website 'Wikileaks' have revealed that Pope Benedict XVI is responsible for the Vatican's growing hostility towards Turkey, the ... Read more...

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