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Pakistan 26/11 panel visit only after internal consultations: India


September 1st, 2012 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) The Indian government Friday said it will decide on the visit of another Pakistan judicial panel here to cross-examine witnesses related to the trial ... Read more...

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British mom kills kids, spends night with bodies


June 19th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 19 (IANS) A British woman faces at least 38 years in prison on charges of killing her two children while they slept in a hotel room in Spain ... Read more...

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New match-fixing scandal hits Italy


May 10th, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, May 10 (IANS) A total of 22 clubs and 61 individuals have been placed under investigation in the newest scandal to hit Italian football.The Italian Football Federation (FIGC) announced ... Read more...

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China vows thorough probe into Bo Xilai scandal


April 18th, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 18 (IANS) China has vowed to thoroughly investigate events related to top politician Bo Xilai, a top politician, and his wife who is being linked to the death ... Read more...

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Chinese politician’s wife held over murder


April 11th, 2012 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 11 (IANS) The wife of a suspended central committee member of the Communist Party of China (CPC) has been detained in connection with last year's murder of a ... Read more...

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Supreme Court warns Gilani of another contempt notice


March 29th, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 29 (IANS) Pakistan's Supreme Court has threatened Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani with another contempt notice for not complying with its orders on the National Reconciliation Ordinance ... Read more...

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26/11: Order reserved for taking cognizance of charge sheet


February 4th, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) A Delhi court here Saturday reserved its order for Feb 18 on taking cognizance of a National Investigation Agency (NIA) charge sheet against Pakistani American ... Read more...

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26/11: Sleuths want to probe role of Headley’s wife


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:10 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency (NIA) told a special court here Saturday that they needed to probe the role of Pakistani-American David Headley's second wife in ... Read more...

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Chinese jailed for not paying workers


January 15th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 15 (IANS) A 23-year-old Chinese construction contractor has been jailed for one-and-a-half-years for not paying wages to 47 workers.This was the first time a jail term has been ... Read more...

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Man jailed for not paying workers


January 14th, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 14 (IANS) A Chinese man has been sentenced to one and a half years in prison for not paying his workers.It is the first time a jail term ... Read more...

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Next government can approach Swiss courts: Zardari


January 8th, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad,, Jan 8 (IANS) President Asif Ali Zardari has said since he would remain the country's president for only the next 12-15 months, the next government can write to ... Read more...

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Court defers taking cognizance of NIA’s 26/11 charge sheet (Lead)


January 7th, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) A Delhi court Saturday deferred to Jan 21 taking cognizance of the charge sheet filed by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) against Pakistani American David ... Read more...

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Court defers taking cognizance of NIA’s 26/11 charge sheet


January 7th, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) A Delhi court Saturday deferred to Jan 21 taking cognizance of the charge sheet filed by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) against Pakistani American David ... Read more...

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China values ties with India


January 5th, 2012 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 5 (IANS) After India protested the illegal confinement and alleged torture of two Indian traders in China, Beijing has said it values relations with New Delhi.Foreign ministry spokesman ... Read more...

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26/11: NIA files charges against Headley, eight others (Lead)


December 24th, 2011 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) Three years after the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) Saturday filed charges against seven Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorists, including Pakistani-American David Headley, ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka releases 136 Indian fishermen


February 18th, 2011 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Feb 18 (IANS) A court in Sri Lanka Friday ordered the release of 136 Indian fishermen who had been kept in custody in the island's northern Jaffna region, a media report ... Read more...

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Egypt bans ex-minister from travelling abroad


February 17th, 2011 - 1:32 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 17 (IANS) Egyptian judicial authorities Wednesday barred former minister of agriculture Amin Abaza and two National Democratic Party (NDP) members from travelling abroad and froze their assets, Xinhua reported.The ... Read more...

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HRW ‘appalled’ over Pak Govt’s blasphemy charges against teenage student


February 3rd, 2011 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 3(ANI): The Pakistan government should immediately drop blasphemy charges against a 17-year-old student and ensure his safe release from detention, Human Rights Watch has said.Pakistani authorities had arrested Muhammad ... Read more...

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Todd Palin Busted For Infidelity Again?


January 22nd, 2011 - 8:33 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sarah Palin's husband, Todd Palin has allegedly been busted for indulging into a sex scandal with an Alaska based woman, identified as Shailey Tripp. This woman ... Read more...

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Pak NAB asks Swiss court to reopen cases against Zardari


January 19th, 2011 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 19(ANI): The Swiss cases against Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari are likely to be reopened, as the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has completed its work in this connection.The Public ... Read more...

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25 arrested for running cocaine lab in Spain


January 19th, 2011 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, Jan 19 (IANS/EFE) Spanish police dismantled the largest known cocaine laboratory in Europe near Madrid in an operation that resulted in 25 arrests.The illegal lab had been set up on a ... Read more...

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113,000 officials punished, but China says graft problem serious


December 30th, 2010 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 30 (IANS) A total of 113,000 officials were punished in China for corruption from January to November this year, authorities said as they admitted that the problem is "still very ... Read more...

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First jail sentence for environmental crime in Colombia


December 12th, 2010 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, Dec 12 (IANS/EFE) A peasant who took his cows to a national park of snowcapped mountains in western Colombia was sentenced to 32 months in prison, the first jail sentence to ... Read more...

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Rights groups slam Iranian TV over ‘death by stoning’ woman’s fake confession at home


December 11th, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, Dec 11 (ANI): Human rights campaigners have reportedly condemned an Iranian television channel for airing a programme projecting Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani, the woman sentenced to death by stoning, as apparently discussing ... Read more...

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Iran Denies Freeing Woman Sentenced to Stoning Death


December 11th, 2010 - 1:11 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Dec 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The country of Iran denied today that they had freed Sakineh Mohammadi-Ashtiani, who is being held on murder and adultery charges. Her case caused public outcry from all ... Read more...

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Iran’s media denies reports of ’stoning to death’ woman’s release


December 10th, 2010 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran (Iran), Dec 10(ANI): Iran's media has denied reports that Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani, the Iranian woman who was earlier sentenced to death by stoning for alleged adultery charges, had been released.Earlier, on ... Read more...

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Riot panel witness testifies against Teesta Setalvad


November 24th, 2010 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Nov 24 (IANS) A former associate of social activist Teesta Setalvad Wednesday told a panel probing the 2002 Gujarat riots that she fabricated affidavits filed on behalf of the riot victims ... Read more...

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Thai PM Vejjajiva cancels trip to Russia following Bout’s controversial extradition


November 18th, 2010 - 8:51 pm ICT by BNO News
BANGKOK, THAILAND (BNO NEWS) -- Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva on Thursday canceled next week's trip to Russia in which he was scheduled to attend the Tiger Summit, following the ... Read more...

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“Pak journalists caught in vice between terrorists, local govt. officials”: Media watchdog


November 17th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 17 (ANI): Two incidents in recent weeks have again highlighted the dangers for journalists in Pakistan, an international media watchdog has observed."One is the detention of Ghulam Rasool Khan in ... Read more...

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Argentine man rapes daughter, fathers five kids


November 16th, 2010 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Nov 16 (IANS/EFE) An Argentine man has been arrested on charges of raping his daughter for over 10 years and fathering five children by her.The young woman, now 23 years ... Read more...

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Pak SC turns heat on govt to reopen Swiss cases against Zardari


September 22nd, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep 22 (ANI): The Pakistan Supreme Court has again directed the federal government to re-open the money laundering cases against President Asif Ali Zardari, as well as to ensure the ... Read more...

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Pak govt. fully complying with Supreme Court directives: Law Minister


September 20th, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, Sep 20(ANI): Pakistan Law and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Babar Awan has said that the government is fully complying with the Supreme Court, and no wind is blowing for any kind ... Read more...

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Azad killed in ‘real’ gunfight, says Andhra police chief


August 28th, 2010 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 28 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh police chief R.R. Girish Kumar Saturday denied that the top Maoist leader Azad was killed in a stage-managed gunfight and termed it as a "real and ... Read more...

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Israel asks Germany to act against fugitive Nazi criminal


August 26th, 2010 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Aug 26 (DPA) Israel has asked Berlin to re-examine the case of a Nazi war criminal who fled from a Dutch jail to Germany in 1952, an Israeli Justice Ministry Spokesman ... Read more...

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Sweden drops warrant for Wikileaks founder over rape claim (Lead)


August 21st, 2010 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, Aug 21 (DPA) Judicial authorities in Sweden said Saturday they have withdrawn an arrest warrant for Wikileaks founder Julian Assange over allegations of rape. The warrant was issued Friday evening after two ... Read more...

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