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Five more found guilty of attempt to murder Mandela


August 18th, 2012 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Aug 18 (IANS) Five more people of a white supremacist group were found guilty of conspiring to murder former president Nelson Mandela, bringing to 19 the total number of ... Read more...

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Russian court upholds 12-year sentence for US spy


July 30th, 2012 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Supreme Court Monday upheld a 12-year jail sentence for an ex-serviceman for selling classified topographic maps to the US.A Moscow city court established in ... Read more...

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Russian professors jailed for selling missile secrets to China


June 20th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian court Wednesday sentenced two university professors to long prison terms for selling military secrets, including sensitive data on Russia's Bulava missile system, to ... Read more...

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Army chief sounds conciliatory, BJP demands Antony quit (Roundup)


March 30th, 2012 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) Amid controversy over the alleged bribe offer in purchase of vehicles and his claims of gaps in India's defence preparedness, army chief Gen. V.K. ... Read more...

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Army chief blames ‘rogue elements’ for creating wedge


March 30th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) Sounding a conciliatory note over the controversies relating to him, Indian Army chief Gen. V.K. Singh Friday blamed "rogue elements" for trying to create ... Read more...

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Army chief row gets uglier, government promises strongest action (Roundup)


March 29th, 2012 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) The row between the government and the army chief got nastier with Defence Minister A.K. Antony calling as "anti-national" leakage of V.K. Singh's letter ... Read more...

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Treat leak of letter as high treason: army chief (Lead)


March 29th, 2012 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Rejecting allegations that he had leaked his letter to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, an "outraged" army chief General V.K. Singh Thursday said the leak ... Read more...

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Army chief ‘outraged’ at letter to PM being leaked


March 29th, 2012 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) An "outraged" army chief General V.K. Singh Thursday rejected allegations of having leaked a letter written by him to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh about ... Read more...

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Russian ex-army officer jailed for spying


December 8th, 2011 - 7:53 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A retired Russian Army major has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for spying for Georgia.Vladimir Klenkov passed classified information concerning the location of ... Read more...

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Pakistani who helped CIA track down Osama faces treason charges


October 7th, 2011 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 6 (IANS) A Pakistani panel, investigating the US raid to kill Osama bin Laden in Abbotabad May 2, Thursday suggested registration of treason charges against a doctor who ... Read more...

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Former Russian spy sentenced 25 years for helping U.S.


June 28th, 2011 - 7:05 am ICT by BNO News
MOSCOW, RUSSIA (BNO NEWS) -- A former Russian spy who helped U.S. authorities was sentenced on Monday to 25 years in prison by a Russian military court, local media reported.Alexander Poteyev, who ... Read more...

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Anna Chapman spy ring ‘traitor’ charged with treason


May 4th, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
New York, May 4 (ANI): A Russian spy who betrayed agent Anna Chapman and nine others has been charged with treason and desertion.Alexander Poteyev, the second-in-command of Russia's clandestine operations in ... Read more...

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PML-N calls PPP’s Zulfikar Ali Bhutto reference ‘a distraction’


April 18th, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Apr 18(ANI): Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Information Secretary Ahsan Iqbal has said that the Pakistan People's Party (PPP)-led government has taken up Zulfikar Ali Bhutto reference to distract people from its ... Read more...

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Pak Supreme Court to take up Zulfikar Bhutto reference on April 13


April 5th, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 5(ANI): The Supreme Court of Pakistan has set April 13 for the hearing of a presidential reference seeking its opinion on revisiting the controversial death sentence passed against former Prime ... Read more...

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LHC calls for Pak Govt’s report on plea seeking Musharraf’s high treason charges trial


February 12th, 2011 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb 12(ANI): The Lahore High Court has called for a report from the Pakistan Government on a petition seeking the trial of former President Pervez Musharraf on high treason charges.After ... Read more...

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Hearing of Musharraf’s extradition, trial pleas put off until February 24


February 9th, 2011 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb 9(ANI): The Lahore High Court has deferred the hearing of two identical petitions seeking the extradition and trial of former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf on high treason charges until ... Read more...

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Pak SC approached to ‘hang’ Musharraf for subversion of Constitution


January 21st, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 21(ANI): Pakistan's Supreme Court has been pleaded to initiate the proceedings against former President Pervez Musharraf for high treason, and order to hang him for the unconstitutional steps he ... Read more...

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Anne Boleyn death and burial secrets revealed


December 7th, 2010 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 7 (ANI): A new investigation has shed some light on one of the most bloody episodes of English history-the death and burial of Anne Boleyn, Queen of England and second ... Read more...

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LHC seeks Pak govt’s reply on petition seeking Musharraf’s trial for high treason


November 27th, 2010 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Nov 27 (ANI): The Lahore High Court has sought a reply from the Pakistan government on December 21 on a petition seeking former president Pervez Musharraf's trial on high treason ... Read more...

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Lahore Court postpones hearing of petitions against Musharraf to Nov 1


October 19th, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Oct 19 (ANI): The Lahore High Court (LHC) has postponed the hearing of two petitions seeking registration of a high treason case against former military ruler Pervez Musharraf and his ... Read more...

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Any ultra-constitutional step against judiciary to be deemed high treason: Pak SC


October 16th, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 16(ANI): Pakistan's Supreme Court has said that any ultra-constitutional step against the judiciary in the country would be deemed as subversion of the constitution and liable to be tried under ... Read more...

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Pak SHC disposes off petition seeking high treason trial against Musharraf


October 14th, 2010 - 7:04 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Oct 14 (ANI): The Sindh High Court (SHC) has disposed off a petition seeking to initiate a high treason trial against former President Pervez Musharraf.Headed by SHC Chief Justice Sarmad ... Read more...

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Lawyer pleads SC to issue red warrants against Musharraf for extradition to Pak


October 14th, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Oct 14 (ANI): A local lawyer has moved an application before Pakistan's Supreme Court Lahore Registry, praying that red warrants for the extradition of former dictator Pervez Musharraf through Interpol ... Read more...

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SHC reserves judgment on Musharraf treason trial till Oct 14


October 12th, 2010 - 3:46 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Oct 12 (ANI): The Sindh High Court (SHC) has reserved its judgment for two days over a petition seeking to initiate a high treason trial against former President Pervez Musharraf. ... Read more...

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South African writer scouting for Bollywood producer


October 10th, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) Veteran South African journalist and anti-apartheid activist Zubeida Jaffer, who is of part Indian origin, is looking for an Indian producer in Bollywood to ... Read more...

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Musharraf accuses Nawaz of wanting to ’sell’ Kashmir issue


October 10th, 2010 - 11:51 am ICT by ANI
Lahore, Oct 10 (ANI): Former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf has alleged that Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Chief Nawaz Sharif wanted to sell the Kashmir issue, a TV channel has reported.Speaking in ... Read more...

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Lahore High Court dismisses ‘high treason’ petition against ’spot-fixing’ cricketers


September 23rd, 2010 - 3:32 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Sep 23 (ANI): The Lahore High Court has dismissed a petition against Pakistani cricket players allegedly involved in the spot-fixing, as none of them have been proved to be guilty so ... Read more...

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Musharraf’s party formally launched in Islamabad


September 20th, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep 20(ANI): Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf's party, the All Pakistan Muslim League (APML), has been formally launched during a ceremony held in Islamabad.Addressing the ceremony, Musharraf's spokesman Muhammad Ali ... Read more...

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Petition in Pak SC seeks trial of MQM chief for high treason


August 31st, 2010 - 6:24 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug 31(ANI): A petition has been filed in the Pakistan Supreme Court seeking the trial of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain on charges of high treason under Article ... Read more...

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Lahore High Court issues notice to PCB Chairman Ijaz Butt over match fixing


August 31st, 2010 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Aug 31(ANI): The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Tuesday issued a notice to Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Ijaz Butt in a case regarding the 'match-fixing' allegations against the country's cricketers. ... Read more...

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‘Tainted’ Pak players face hanging if found guilty by Lahore High Court for high treason


August 31st, 2010 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Aug 31(ANI): Seven Pakistani players, allegedly involved in the Lord's Test match-fixing scandal, are facing charges of high treason under Article 6 of the constitution, an offence punishable by death in ... Read more...

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Musharraf to formally launch new party in September, says spokesperson


August 28th, 2010 - 4:06 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug. 28 (ANI): In a bid to capitalise on the Pakistan People's Party (PPP) led government's dipping popularity due to its slow response to the catastrophic floods, former Pakistan President ... Read more...

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Sindh High Court reserves verdict on Musharraf’s high treason trial


August 18th, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Aug.18 (ANI): The Sindh High Court (SHC) has reserved its verdict on the petition seeking the high treason trial of former President General Pervez Musharraf.During the proceeding, the division bench ... Read more...

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‘Serious risks’ force Musharraf to postpone return to Pakistan


August 16th, 2010 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Aug 16(ANI): In what can be seen as a setback for former Pakistan President General Pervez Musharraf's political ambitions, it is being reported that he will not come back to ... Read more...

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Sindh High Court declares Musharraf a ‘proclaimed offender’


August 10th, 2010 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Aug 10(ANI): The Sindh High Court (SHC) has declared former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf a proclaimed offender for not appearing in court despite several notices.A division bench of the court, ... Read more...

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