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US Sikh group complains against Bachchan in Australia


October 19th, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 19 (IANS) A US based Sikh group has lodged a criminal complaint against Indian film star Amitabh Bachchan in Australia for his alleged role in November 1984 ... Read more...

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News International deliberately blocked probe: MPs’ panel (Lead)


July 20th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 20 (IANS) Rupert Murdoch's News International company "deliberately" tried to block a police probe into phone hacking by the News of the World, a British parliamentary ... Read more...

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Australian man not convicted, jailed nine years!


March 17th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, March 17 (IANS) West Australia's attorney-general has defended a decision to keep an intellectually disabled man in prison for over nine years, without being convicted or standing trial.Marlon ... Read more...

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SA Prosecutor calls Brit-Indian honeymooner ‘guilty fugitive’ over wife’s murder


February 20th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
Cape Town, Feb 20 (ANI): A South African Director of public prosecutions has claimed that Shrien Dewani, the Brit-Indian millionaire accused of masterminding his wife's murder during their honeymoon in Cape Town ... Read more...

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Football legend Paul Gascoigne to sue News of the World over phone hacking claims


January 16th, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 16 (ANI): Ex-England footballer Paul Gascoigne has joined a list of celebrities who will sue the News of the World tabloid for allegedly hacking his phone.His solicitor, Gerald Shamash, ... Read more...

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Wikileaks founder Assange fears ‘execution or Guantánamo detention’ if extradited


January 12th, 2011 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 12 (ANI): The lawyer of Julian Assange, the founder of the whistleblower website 'Wikileaks', has said that the journalist faces the threat of the death penalty or detention at Guantánamo ... Read more...

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Conman says he had sex with over 2,500 women


January 4th, 2011 - 10:25 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 4 (IANS) A notorious conman in Britain, who pretended to be friends with Bond actor Pierce Brosnan and singer Robbie Williams, has claimed he had sex with 2,500 women.By ... Read more...

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Interpol issues wanted notice for WikiLeaks founder Assange over ’sex crimes’


December 1st, 2010 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 1 (ANI): The Interpol has issued a 'wanted' notice in Sweden against Julian Assange, the founder of the whistleblower website WikiLeaks, in connection with "sex crimes" that he had denied ... Read more...

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Tamil activists seek arrest of Rajapaksa during Britain visit over last year’s war crimes


December 1st, 2010 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 1 (ANI): Lawyers working for Tamil activists are reportedly trying to obtain an arrest warrant against Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa and one of his senior associates, who have arrived ... Read more...

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‘Bush could be arrested abroad over sanctioning ‘waterboarding’ of terror suspects’


November 10th, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 10 (ANI): US security chiefs have condemned former President George W Bush's defence of torture yesterday, and disputed his claim that information obtained by subjecting prisoners to simulated drowning or ... Read more...

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Oz man first to be convicted in ’sexting’ case involving nude 13-yr-old girl


November 1st, 2010 - 6:41 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 01 (ANI): An Australian man has landed in the centre of the country's first 'sexting' case after a 13-year-old schoolgirl sent a nude photo of herself to his mobile phone.Damien ... Read more...

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WikiLeaks’ organisers want founder Assange to resign over rape, molestation charges


September 7th, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Sept 7 (ANI): WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is reportedly being pressurised by the management of his own website to step down after Swedish prosecutors reopened a rape investigation against him.Moves ... Read more...

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Naomi Campbell requests for privacy during blood diamond testimony


August 2nd, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, August 02 (ANI): British supermodel Naomi Campbell has requested for strict measures to maintain privacy at The Hague, in the Netherlands, where she will testify at a war crimes trial ... Read more...

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‘Oz court decision to set free Indian student Kharbanda’s attackers disgraceful’


July 1st, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 1(ANI): The Melbourne court's decision to set free the youths, who attacked Indian student Kanan Kharbanda and left him blinded in one eye, has been termed as a "disgraceful" verdict. ... Read more...

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Four Brit politicians could face jail if convicted in MPs’ expenses scam


February 6th, 2010 - 4:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb. 6 (ANI): The four British politicians, who are embroiled in MPs' expenses scandal, can face jail up to five months if found guilty.According to Sentencing Guidelines Council, in cases ... Read more...

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Jail for woman who drugged daughter for sexual assault


December 23rd, 2009 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 23 (IANS) The jail sentence has been doubled for an Australian woman who drugged her 13-year-old daughter, removed her clothes and left her lying naked in bed so that she ... Read more...

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Scotland Yard forwards four MPs’ expenses files to prosecutors


November 24th, 2009 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov. 24 (ANI): Scotland Yard has forward four cases of MPs and peers facing criminal charges of fraud over their expenses claims to prosecutors. According to The Telegraph, those facing ... Read more...

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Six MPs and peers face fraud charges in British expenses scandal


November 19th, 2009 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 19(ANI): At least six British MPs and peers may face criminal charges of fraud into the abuse of the Parliamentary expenses system following investigations by Scotland Yard.According to a ... Read more...

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Oz police department sending ‘pornographic and racist’ emails


October 25th, 2009 - 4:08 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct. 25 (ANI): Following a surge in complaints about pornographic and racist emails being sent from the New South Wales Police Department computers, a new email etiquette guidelines will be issued ... Read more...

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Military government tightens control in Fiji (Lead)


April 14th, 2009 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, April 14 (DPA) Fiji's military government, which is ruling with emergency powers after sacking the judges and imposing a news blackout on local media, defied international critics and tightened its grip ... Read more...

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Britain mulls asking private firm to run communication database


December 31st, 2008 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 31 (IANS) Britian is considering asking a private company to manage and run communications database that will keep track of all calls, emails texts and internet use, media reports said ... Read more...

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Only parliament can change law on assisted suicide, British court rules


October 30th, 2008 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 30 (IANS) The London High Court has said that only the parliament has the right to change current suicide laws wherein a person assisting a terminally ill patient in committing ... Read more...

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London High Court to rule on assisted suicide


October 29th, 2008 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 29 (IANS) The London High Court is to give a landmark judgement Wednesday on whether a terminally ill person can be assisted in suicide.Debbie Purdy, a wheel-chair bound Multiple Sclerosis ... Read more...

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Blame game over Dr Haneef terrorism case breaks out Down Under


October 24th, 2008 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney , Oct 24 (ANI): The Australian Federal Police (AFP) have reportedly passed the obligation of charging Dr Mohamed Haneef with terrorism on to the Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions (CDPP).In ... Read more...

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British government slapped down over terror bill


October 14th, 2008 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 14 (IANS) Britain's Labour government fought back Tuesday after the upper chamber of parliament dismissed a government proposal to increase the detention limit of terror suspects from 28 to 42 ... Read more...

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Ex-MI5 chief criticizes Brown governments proposed 42-day detention law


September 27th, 2008 - 12:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept.27 (ANI): A former chief of Britains MI5, Dame Stella Rimington, has joined a growing chorus for the withdrawal of the government''s 42 days counter-terrorism legislation, saying that the provision ... Read more...

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Haneef case: Oz federal police accused of withholding information


August 20th, 2008 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Aug.20 (ANI): The Australian Federal Police (AFP) has been accused of deliberately withholding information from the Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) in the Mohamed Haneef investigation. "This submission from the ... Read more...

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Oz Polices secret file had no incriminating terror evidence against Dr Haneef


August 15th, 2008 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Aug 15 (ANI): It has been revealed that the secret documents on the basis of which former Australian Immigration Minister Kevin Andrews had blindly relied to cancel Indian doctor Mohamed ... Read more...

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Oz Police might make Haneef submissions public


August 6th, 2008 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug.6 (ANI): After refusing all along to make public its investigations into last years bungled case against Indian doctor Mohamed Haneef, the Australian Federal Police on Wednesday said that it ... Read more...

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Jayant Patel released on bail, requests privacy


July 22nd, 2008 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
By Neena Bhandari Sydney, July 22 (IANS) India-born US citizen Jayant Patel appealed for privacy Tuesday evening as he was released on bail after providing the required cash surety of A$20,000. Patel's lawyer ... Read more...

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Dr Death granted bail in Australia


July 21st, 2008 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 21 (ANI): Dr Jayant Patel of Indian origin, who acquired the sobriquet Dr Death for botching up several surgeries, has been granted bail by a Brisbane magistrate on manslaughter ... Read more...

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Haneef’s legal team gets required immigration documents


June 17th, 2008 - 11:23 am ICT by IANS
By Neena Bhandari Sydney, June 17 (IANS) The legal team of Indian doctor Muhammad Haneef Tuesday succeeded in getting 250 documents from the Australian immigration department as the judicial inquiry into Haneef's false ... Read more...

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London police chief wants tough action against druggie celebs


June 7th, 2008 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 7 (ANI): Metropolitan Police Commissioner Sir Ian Blair has said that celebrities who are pictured apparently taking drugs should be put on trial to prove they were snorting talcum ... Read more...

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Haneef’s close pal was grilled for five days


May 31st, 2008 - 3:13 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne, May 31 (ANI): Australian investigators used special star chamber powers to force a close friend of Bangalore-based Dr.Mohamed Haneef to give evidence in a secret five-day interrogation by the Australian ... Read more...

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Australia allocates $2 mn more to fund Haneef inquiry


May 13th, 2008 - 8:16 pm ICT by admin
By Neena Bhandari Sydney, May 13 (IANS) The Australian government has set aside an extra A$2.2 million (US$ 2 million) to fund the judicial inquiry into the way official agencies handled the terrorism ... Read more...

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