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IOC to continue investigation into illegal ticket sales


July 22nd, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 22 (IANS) The International Olympic Committee (IOC) confirmed that it will continue its investigation into allegations of illegal ticket sales for the London Olympics.The IOC issued a statement ... Read more...

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BBC music conductor, wife accused of rape


June 7th, 2012 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 7 (IANS) A 67-year-old acclaimed BBC music conductor, who was honoured by the queen for his work on children's music, has been charged along with his wife of ... Read more...

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News of the World’s ex-managing editor arrested


August 3rd, 2011 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) Stuart Kuttner, ex-managing editor of the News of the World (NoW) and its most vocal public defender for 22 years, was arrested Tuesday.Kuttner, 71, the public ... Read more...

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Court dissolves Egypt’s former ruling party


April 17th, 2011 - 1:02 am ICT by BNO News
CAIRO (BNO NEWS) -- A Cairo court on Saturday ordered the dissolving of Egypt's former ruling party and the confiscation of its assets, Ahram Online reported.The Supreme Administrative Court (SAC) ruled that ... Read more...

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Senior cop, four others arrested for rape and torture of Libyan woman


March 28th, 2011 - 11:46 am ICT by ANI
Tripoli (Libya), Mar. 28 (ANI): A senior police officer and four other men have been arrested for viciously raping and torturing a Libyan woman whose shocking claim of abuse made international headlines ... Read more...

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Sikh massacre: SGPC asks PM for probe


February 24th, 2011 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Fatehgarh Sahib (Punjab), Feb 24 (IANS) The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC), the mini-parliament of Sikh religion, Thursday wrote to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh seeking a judicial probe into the alleged ... Read more...

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Sikh massacre: SGPC rejects Haryana government’s probe


February 23rd, 2011 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 22 (IANS) The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC), the mini-parliament of Sikh religion, Tuesday rejected the Haryana government's move to seek a report from a divisional commissioner into an alleged ... Read more...

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Haryana to probe Sikh massacre in village 26 years ago


February 21st, 2011 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 21 (IANS) Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda Monday sought a report from the Gurgaon district administration on the allegations of Sikhs being massacred in a village 26 years ago ... Read more...

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Berlusconi planned infamous ‘bunga bunga’ party hours before probe


January 31st, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 31 (ANI): A series of leaked SMS texts have shown that Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi was planning to host one of his infamous 'bunga bunga' parties just hours before ... Read more...

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Afridi, Waqar to appear as witnesses in spot-fixing case on ICC’s request


January 2nd, 2011 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jan 2(ANI): Pakistan's ODI and Twenty20 captain Shahid Afridi and head coach Waqar Younis will appear as witnesses in the spot-fixing case before an anti-corruption tribunal, following a request from the ... Read more...

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ICC asks Salman Butt to file ‘fresh reply’ in spot-fixing scandal


December 18th, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Doha, Dec 18 (ANI): The International Cricket Council (ICC) has asked suspended Pakistani cricketer Salman Butt to file a fresh reply to the spot-fixing charges against him.Aftab Gul, one of the lawyers ... Read more...

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UK Defence Secretary cancels Lanka trip over Colombo’s war crimes complicity


December 17th, 2010 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 17 (ANI): Suggestions surfacing in US diplomatic cables leaked by the whistle blowing web site WikiLeaks that the Sri Lanka Government precipitated war crimes against the minority Tamil population at ... Read more...

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EU launches probe into complaints Google abused dominant position


December 1st, 2010 - 6:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 1 (ANI): The European Commission has launched a probe into complaints by other search engines that Google had abused its dominant position.The probe follows complaints by firms including price comparison ... Read more...

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Karnataka government, ombudsman spar over land scam probe


November 27th, 2010 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 27 (IANS) The Karnataka Lok Ayukta (ombudsman) and the Bharatiya Janata Party-led state government Saturday continued to spar over the probe into allegations of improper land deals by ... Read more...

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Spot fixing scandal: ICC to give Pak players a chance to present their case


September 5th, 2010 - 10:48 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep.5 (ANI): International Cricket Council (ICC) President Sharad Pawar clarified here on Sunday that the three tainted Pakistani cricketers had not been punished by the world cricket body for their ... Read more...

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Butt, Amir and Asif claim spot fixing allegations are part of conspiracy


September 1st, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 1 (ANI): Pakistan Test skipper Salman Butt, and fast bowlers Mohammad Amir and Mohammad Asif have claimed that spot fixing allegations are part of a conspiracy against them.The Pakistan team ... Read more...

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Ribery now facing German investigation in under-age sex probe


July 23rd, 2010 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Munich, July 23(ANI): German prosecutors are considering opening an investigation into allegations that French footballer Franck Ribery had sex with an under-age prostitute in Munich.Ribery has never denied having paid for sex ... Read more...

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Cameron refuses to meet US senators on BP-Lockerbie row


July 20th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 20(ANI): British Prime Minister David Cameron has refused to meet American senators to formally discuss allegations that BP had lobbied for the release of Lockerbie bomber Abdelbaset Ali al-Megrahi. ... Read more...

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Former Tamil Tiger detainees complain of being tortured in Sri Lankan Govt. camps


July 16th, 2010 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 16 (ANI): Former Tamil Tiger rebels detained in Sri Lanka have revealed that they have been "ill-treated, tortured and beaten" in government camps and deprived them of basic facilities.According to ... Read more...

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Police to reopen sex scandal case against Al Gore


July 1st, 2010 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 1 (IANS) Police have decided to reopen an investigation into allegations that former US vice president Al Gore made unwanted sexual contact with a masseuse in a hotel in ... Read more...

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Pope condemns Belgian sex raids


June 28th, 2010 - 9:20 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Vatican City, Jun 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The head of the Roman Catholic Church - Pope Benedict XVI has blasted the Belgian police for the “deplorable raids” conducted on catholic priests on Sunday. ... Read more...

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Ex-Chilean dictator Pinochet amassed USD 21 million fortune


June 5th, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 4 (ANI): Former Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet amassed a fortune worth 21 million dollars during his rule.Less than 10 percent of this wealth can be accounted for by his ... Read more...

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U.S. launches criminal probe into unlawful deaths of Afghan civilians and other crimes


May 20th, 2010 - 4:20 pm ICT by BNO News
KABUL (BNO NEWS) -- The U.S. military on Thursday announced that it has launched a criminal investigation into allegations that a number of U.S. soldiers were responsible for the killings of several ... Read more...

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Prosecutors launch Madoff investigation into bank and investigation company


April 7th, 2010 - 4:54 am ICT by BNO News
HARTFORD, CONNECTICUT (BNO NEWS) -- Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal on Tuesday said that his office and the State Department of Banking is conducting a 'wide-ranging' investigation into allegations that ... Read more...

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U.S. Department of Transportation opens investigation into Toyota brake problems


February 4th, 2010 - 9:40 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), part of the Department of Transportation, on Thursday said it will open a formal investigation into allegations ... Read more...

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Australian police to reopen Olympic swim team ’sex abuse cover up’ investigation


December 7th, 2009 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec 7(ANI): Australian police may reopen investigation into allegations that elite Australian swimmers were sexually abused by late coach Terry Buck, a newspaper report said.Earlier, as Olympic medallist had revealed what ... Read more...

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Irish Roman Catholic archbishops ‘covered up abuse to protect church’s reputation’


November 27th, 2009 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.27 (ANI): Irish Roman Catholic archbishops and police covered up four decades of child sex abuse by priests in a conspiracy to protect the reputation of the church, The Telegraph quoted ... Read more...

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Father of the child allegedly molested by Michael Jackson kills himself


November 18th, 2009 - 9:58 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Jersey City, Nov 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It was a sad story of Michael Jackson’s death due to drug overdose, and this is an equally sad story. Michael Jackson was accused of ... Read more...

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EU renews call for Afghan vote fraud probe


September 10th, 2009 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, Sep 10 (DPA) The European Union Thursday said it backed a complete investigation into "allegations of fraud" in connection with the recent presidential elections in Afghanistan. The EU said it supported the ... Read more...

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Israel’s offensive in Gaza killed 252 children


September 9th, 2009 - 4:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep. 9 (ANI): A startling new report has revealed that 252 children were killed during Israel's war on Gaza early this year.The Israeli official figures seriously underestimated the civilian Palestinian ... Read more...

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EU foreign ministers call on Tehran to clarify result


June 15th, 2009 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Luxembourg, June 15 (DPA) European Union (EU) diplomats Monday called for an investigation into allegations of fraud in Iran's presidential election, but stressed that they wanted better relations with the Islamic Republic. "First ... Read more...

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Heal wounds rather celebrating, Ban tells Sri Lanka (Lead)


June 6th, 2009 - 8:41 am ICT by IANS
New York, June 6 (DPA) United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has urged Sri Lanka to "unite and heal the wounds" after two decades of war rather than celebrate its victory over ... Read more...

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Americans examining satellite images for evidence of war crimes in Sri Lanka


May 22nd, 2009 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 22 (ANI): US military satellites secretly monitored Sri Lanka's conflict zone through the latter stages of the war against the Tamil Tigers and American officials are examining images for evidence ... Read more...

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EU scales back Microsoft monitoring as compliance improves


March 4th, 2009 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, March 4 (DPA) The European Union Wednesday scaled back its monitoring of Microsoft in a case concerning the software giant's publication of key communication codes, saying that the company's good behaviour ... Read more...

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Former Taiwan leader held on graft charges released


December 13th, 2008 - 9:11 am ICT by IANS
Taipei, Dec 13 (Xinhua) Taiwan's former leader Chen Shui-bian was released early Saturday morning after a month's detainment and indictment on corruption charges.Waiting for a verdict to his trial, Chen was banned ... Read more...

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