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Gilani’s son named in drug scam


April 19th, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 19 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Thursday directed his son Ali Musa Gilani to cut short his trip to South Africa after he was named ... Read more...

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Pakistani daily seeks impartial probe in drug scam


April 18th, 2012 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 18 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani's son Musa Gilani may have "curried favour" and been involved in wrongdoing but "only an impartial investigation can unearth the ... Read more...

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Commonwealth appoints special envoy to Maldives


March 2nd, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Male, March 2 (IANS) The 54-member Commonwealth of Nations Friday appointed Donald McKinnon as its special envoy to the Maldives.McKinnon will "encourage inclusive agreement among political leaders, promote consolidation of ... Read more...

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Maldives sets up probe commission on power transfer


February 22nd, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Feb 22 (IANS) The Maldives government has appointed a commission to inquire into the controversial transfer of power which former president Mohamed Nasheed has termed a coup orchestrated ... Read more...

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Bhopal gas survivors to sit on ‘dharna’ from Tuesday


January 2nd, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Jan 2 (IANS) The survivors of the Bhopal gas tragedy Monday announced an indefinite 'dharna' (sit-in) from January 3, demanding correction in figures of those killed and injured in ... Read more...

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India calls for national reconciliation in Libya


November 3rd, 2011 - 11:02 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Nov 3 (IANS) Noting that proliferation of weapons has emerged as a major threat to stability in Libya, India has asked the new authorities in Tripoli to undertake ... Read more...

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Video shows Muammar Gaddafi being sodomized


October 22nd, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by BNO News
SIRTE (BNO NEWS) -- A video released by the Global Post appears to capture an unidentified man sodomizing ousted Libyan leader Colonel Muammar Gaddafi with an object before he was eventually ... Read more...

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CBI shielding Chidambaram, petitioner tells apex court


September 28th, 2011 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) The Supreme Court was Wednesday told that the probe into the 2G scam by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) was "less than honest" ... Read more...

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Parliamentary team from India may visit Lanka


August 25th, 2011 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) A team of parliament members from India may soon visit Sri Lanka to see the condition of Tamil-speaking people there, External Affairs Minister S.M. ... Read more...

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Indian MPs slam Sri Lanka for ‘war crimes’ (Lead)


August 25th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) The Indian opposition Thursday accused Sri Lanka of ill treating Tamils even after crushing the Tamil Tigers, while a Communist leader also flayed New Delhi ... Read more...

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Indian government betrayed Sri Lankan Tamils: Raja


August 25th, 2011 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Communist leader D. Raja Thursday accused the Indian government of betraying the Sri Lankan Tamils at a crucial time by not raising their mass killings ... Read more...

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CBI demands shifting of shipping ministry official


June 1st, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Wednesday informed the Delhi High Court that a senior Indian Administrative Service (IAS) official, suspected to be involved in ... Read more...

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UN calls for investigation into alleged human rights abuses in Syria


April 30th, 2011 - 4:38 am ICT by BNO News
UNITED NATIONS (BNO NEWS) -- The United Nations on Friday called for an investigation into the alleged human rights abuses and crimes committed against civilians in Syria.The UN Human Rights Council voted ... Read more...

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Alleged rape victim still held by Gaddafi: Family


March 29th, 2011 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
Cairo, Mar. 29 (ANI): The parents of a Libyan woman who claimed she was detained by Muammar Gaddafi's troops and later gang raped said in interviews aired Monday that their daughter is ... Read more...

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Human rights group calls for impartial investigation on murder of Ugandan gay rights activist


January 27th, 2011 - 10:02 pm ICT by BNO News
KAMPALA, UGANDA (BNO NEWS) -- Human Rights Watch on Thursday called for an urgent and impartial investigation on the murder of David Kato, a prominent gay rights activist.Kato dedicated his life to ... Read more...

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Kalmadi sacked from CWG Organising Committee; remains defiant (Roundup)


January 24th, 2011 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Ranchi, Jan 24 (IANS) The government Monday sacked Commonwealth Games Organising Committee (OC) chairman Suresh Kalmadi and secretary-general Lalit Bhanot following concerns by the Central Bureau of Investigations (CBI) that they ... Read more...

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Away from action, Kalmadi inspects National Games sites


January 24th, 2011 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Jan 24 (IANS) On a day when he was sacked from the Commonwealth Games Organising Committee over financial irregularities, Suresh Kalmadi, who is also the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) president, arrived ... Read more...

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Kalmadi, Bhanot sacked from CWG Organising Committee (Second Lead)


January 24th, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) The government Monday sacked Commonwealth Games Organising Committee's (OC) tainted chairman Suresh Kalmadi and his aide Lalit Bhanot from their posts following allegations of massive financial ... Read more...

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10 to be held accountable for Philippines bus hijack


September 17th, 2010 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
Manila, Sept.17 (ANI): At least ten civilian and police officials will be held accountable for mishandling a bus hijacking that left eight Hong Kong tourists dead here last month.Last week, Philippines Justice ... Read more...

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Thai government prays for peace


June 10th, 2010 - 10:34 am ICT by IANS
Bangkok, June 10 (DPA) Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva Thursday led his government in a ceremony along with Buddhist, Brahmin, Islamic, Christian and Sikh religious leaders to seek good fortune and ... Read more...

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Netanyahu rebuffs UN probe of Gaza flotilla raid


June 7th, 2010 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 7 (ANI): Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has rebuffed a proposal from United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to have an international panel investigate last week's deadly Gaza flotilla raid.UN Secretary ... Read more...

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Obama says US wants credible, impartial investigation after Gaza flotilla deaths


June 2nd, 2010 - 5:25 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- U.S. President Barack Obama on Tuesday told Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan that the United States wants "a credible, impartial, and transparent investigation of the facts" surrounding Monday's ... Read more...

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Gaza aid flotilla attack: UN calls for impartial inquiry


June 1st, 2010 - 6:51 pm ICT by ANI
New York, June 1 (ANI): The UN Security Council has called for a prompt and impartial investigation into the Israeli attack against a flotilla carrying humanitarian aid to Gaza, and the immediate ... Read more...

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Fresh autopsy of Goa minister’s ‘partner’ ordered (Lead)


June 1st, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 1 (IANS) A sub-divisional magistrate Tuesday ordered a fresh autopsy of Goa Tourism Minister Mickky Pacheco's 'partner', who died after consuming rat poison, amid allegations of harassment by the ... Read more...

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Fresh autopsy of Goa minister’s ‘partner’ ordered


June 1st, 2010 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 1 (IANS) A sub-divisional magistrate Tuesday ordered a fresh autopsy of Goa Tourism Minister Mickky Pacheco's alleged paramour who died after consuming rat poison. The police are asking why ... Read more...

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UN expert says human rights defenders in Mexico are under increasing threat


May 13th, 2010 - 3:00 am ICT by BNO News
UNITED NATIONS (BNO NEWS) – Human rights defenders in Mexico are under increasing threat, a group of United Nations experts said on Wednesday.Rights defender Beatriz Alberta Cariño Trujillo and international observer Tyri ... Read more...

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90 percent suspects in Benazir assassination case behind bars: Zardari


April 23rd, 2010 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Apr.23 (ANI): Assuring that each and every person involved in former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto's assassination would be brought to justice, Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has said that '90 ... Read more...

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Gay community demands probe in AMU teacher’s death


April 8th, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) The lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community and social activists Thursday demanded an impartial investigation into the mysterious death of Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) professor S.R. Siras, ... Read more...

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UN concern at tainted Nepal general’s promotion


December 25th, 2009 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Dec 25 (IANS) The UN has expressed concern at the Nepal government's decision to promote an army officer whose brigade ran a secret torture camp and who is alleged to be ... Read more...

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Koda’s interrogation resumes


November 10th, 2009 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Nov 10 (IANS) The Income Tax (IT) department Tuesday resumed the interrogation of former Jharkhand chief minister Madhu Koda, who faces charges of laundering Rs.2,500 crore in ill-gotten wealth. He ... Read more...

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CBI not to share Aarushi’s cell phone details


September 15th, 2009 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Tuesday declined to share any details about slain teenager Aarushi Talwar's mobile phone that has been traced 16 months after ... Read more...

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Burney demands access to Kasab to give confessions” credibility


December 31st, 2008 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Dec. 31 (ANI): Ansar Burney Trust Chairman and Pakistans former federal minister for human rights, Ansar Burney has appealed to the Indian government to allow him to get in touch ... Read more...

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Manipur journalists on strike, newspapers suspend publication


November 22nd, 2008 - 7:24 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, Nov 22 (ANI): Journalists in Manipur have gone on strike following the killing of one of their colleagues, who is the sixth journalist to be killed in Manipur since 2000.Agitated ... Read more...

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UN body concerned over widespread torture allegations in China


November 22nd, 2008 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
Geneva, Nov 22 (ANI): A UN body has expressed deep concern over allegations of widespread torture in China, and called on that country to fully probe rights abuses.The United Nations ... Read more...

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Court transfers kidnap cases against minister’s men to CID


September 18th, 2008 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 18 (IANS) The Madras High Court Thursday ordered that all cases relating to the kidnapping of a family by the alleged henchmen of former state minister N.K.K.P. Raja be transferred ... Read more...

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