Assad’s father-in-law gives advice on covering up violence

August 3rd, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) British resident Fawas Akhras, a cardiologist by profession and the father-in-law of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, has been giving advice to the leader on how to ... Read more...

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US to continue supporting Afghan peace process: Envoy

January 23rd, 2012 - 9:42 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, Jan 23 (IANS) US special envoy for Afghanistan and Pakistan Marc Grossman has said Washington would continue to support the Afghan peace process."The ultimate goal of our efforts ... 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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‘Child soldier’ Khadr gets 40-year jail at Guantanamo

November 1st, 2010 - 9:04 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Nov 1 (IANS) Afghan Canadian Omar Khadr, the only child soldier and last western prisoner held at Guantanamo, has been sentenced to 40 years in jail for killing a US medic ... Read more...

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China worse than Gitmo, say detainees freed in Bermuda

June 14th, 2009 - 7:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 14 (ANI): The four Chinese Guantanamo detainees, released in Bermuda, have claimed that life in China, where they face persecution, is worse than life at Gitmo.Fox News quoted the detainees ... Read more...

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Red Cross detailed torture at Guantanamo in 2007: Report

March 16th, 2009 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 16 (DPA) The International Committee of the Red Cross described the treatment of Guantanamo detainees as torture in a confidential report in 2007, according to a report Monday. The group was ... Read more...

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Britain close to becoming a police state, says ex-MI5 chief

February 17th, 2009 - 6:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.17 (ANI): Dame Stella Rimington, the former head of MI5, has warned that the fear of terrorism is being exploited by the Government to erode civil liberties and the country ... Read more...

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