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Former Egypt PM jailed for corruption


September 13th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Sep 13 (IANS) A court in the Egyptian capital has sentenced former prime minister Ahmed Nazif to three years in prison for corruption, BBC reported Thursday.Nazif, who was prime ... Read more...

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Norwegian mass killer sentenced to 21 years in jail (Lead)


August 24th, 2012 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Oslo, Aug 24 (IANS) Norwegian mass killer Anders Behring Breivik was sentenced to 21 years in prison for killing 77 people in bomb and shooting attacks last year.The court also ... Read more...

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70-year-old tennis referee kills 80-year-old hubby


August 22nd, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 22 (IANS) A 70-year-old woman tennis referee, who was preparing to work at the upcoming US Open in New York, has been arrested for bludgeoning her 80-year-old husband ... Read more...

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In jail for 31 years, Lennon killer up for parole again


August 19th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 19 (IANS) Mark Chapman, who was jailed in 1981 for the murder of John Lennon, is up for parole for the seventh time and may be released, a ... Read more...

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Rapist-arsonist jailed for life in Russia


August 15th, 2012 - 10:50 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A court in Russia's Siberia region sentenced a man to life in prison for a series of crimes, including two arsons that killed seven people ... Read more...

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Wife lures men for sex to kill husband, jailed


July 31st, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) A woman in Britain, who recruited two men whom she met in a bar and wooed for sex at home in exchange for murdering her elderly ... Read more...

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Four Iranians get death for $2.3 bn bank fraud


July 31st, 2012 - 9:39 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, July 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Four Iranian citizens charged with defrauding Iranian banks of $2.3 billion have been sentenced to death, the Mehr news agency reported."The convicts will be informed ... Read more...

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Babysitter killer jailed for life


July 25th, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) A 19-year-old Briton has been sentenced to life in prison for stabbing to death a teenager as she babysat her sister's two children. The judge ... Read more...

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Court martial begins in US military base sex scandal


July 17th, 2012 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Houston, July 17 (IANS) Court martial proceedings began Monday at a US air force base in Texas of a trainer accused of sexually assaulting 10 female trainees, media reported.Staff Sgt. ... Read more...

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Pakistani woman seeks son’s release from Indian jail


June 20th, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 20 (IANS) A Pakistani woman has appealed to President Asif Ali Zardari and Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to help her secure the release of her son ... Read more...

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Mubarak in coma but not clinically dead (Lead)


June 20th, 2012 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 20 (IANS) Former Egypt president Hosni Mubarak, who was sentenced to life in prison for killing protesters, has gone into coma and put on life support, but was ... Read more...

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Egypt’s ousted leader Mubarak in ‘very critical’ condition, not dead


June 20th, 2012 - 5:59 am ICT by BNO News
CAIRO, EGYPT (BNO NEWS) -- Egypt's ousted leader Hosni Mubarak is on a respirator and in a 'very critical' condition, a military official said on late Tuesday, rejected an earlier report from ... Read more...

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Eight held in Turkey for Al Qaeda ties


June 16th, 2012 - 5:14 am ICT by IANS
Ankara, June 16 (IANS/AKI) Eight people have been arrested in Turkey for allegedly having links with Al Qaeda, receiving training in terrorist camps and recruiting militants.The suspects were arrested in ... Read more...

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Mubarak’s health remains serious


June 8th, 2012 - 6:36 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 8 (IANS) Egypt's ex-president Hosni Mubarak's health condition remained serious a day after being placed on the ventilator several times in Torah prison hospital, MENA news agency reported.Mubarak,84, ... Read more...

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Charles Sobhraj’s jailbreak saga now on celluloid


June 6th, 2012 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 6 (IANS) Producer Kumar Mangat is set to bring bikini killer Charles Sobhraj's escapades on the big screen as "Jailbreak". Directed by Prawaal Raman, it is said ... Read more...

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74-year-old Chinese woman jailed for graft


June 5th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 5 (IANS) A 74-year-old former woman executive of a state-owned company in Chinese business hub Shanghai was Tuesday sentenced to life in prison on corruption charges.Wu Xiaoli, former ... Read more...

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Man jailed for life for killing Russian soldiers


June 1st, 2012 - 4:09 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A court in Armenian capital Yerevan has sentenced an Armenian citizen to life in prison for killing two Russian soldiers in 2010.On Oct 23, 2010, ... Read more...

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Nine jailed in Russia for train blast that killed 27


May 22nd, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 22 (IANS) A court in Russia Tuesday sentenced nine people to various terms in jail over a terror attack on a passenger train in 2009 which claimed 27 ... Read more...

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1988 Lockerbie bomber al-Megrahi dies in Tripoli


May 20th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by BNO News
TRIPOLI, LIBYA (BNO NEWS) -- Abdelbaset Mohmed Ali al-Megrahi, the only person ever convicted of the 1988 Lockerbie bombing which killed 270 people, died Sunday afternoon at his home in the Libyan ... Read more...

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Robber-rapist jailed after 19 years in China


May 19th, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 19 (IANS) A 53-year-old Chinese who raped a woman on a train between Beijing and Moscow 19 years ago, and who also took part in 13 robberies in ... Read more...

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Chinese smuggler jailed after 12 years on the run


May 19th, 2012 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 19 (IANS) A smuggling kingpin, once the most wanted fugitive in China who spent 12 years on the run in Canada, has been sentenced to life in prison ... Read more...

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Briton jailed for life for gouging woman’s eyes


May 11th, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 11 (IANS) A Briton who blinded his girlfriend by gouging out her eyes was Friday sentenced to life in prison, BBC reported.Shane Jenkin, 33, of Sea Lane, Hayle, ... Read more...

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One more US state abolishes death penalty


April 26th, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 26 (IANS) The US state of Connecticut Wednesday became the 17th state in the country to abolish the capital punishment.Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy Wednesday signed the state's death ... Read more...

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Norway judge dismissed over call to execute killer


April 18th, 2012 - 10:18 am ICT by IANS
Oslo, April 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A judge in the trial of Norwegian mass killer Anders Breivik was dismissed for his online comment that the anti-Muslim extremist who murdered 77 ... Read more...

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Three charged in deadly China bombing


March 31st, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 31 (IANS) Three Chinese men were Saturday charged with bombing a bank in a robbery attempt in which two people were killed and more than 10 wounded in ... Read more...

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Russian cop kills man over parking dispute


March 24th, 2012 - 4:37 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A policeman in Moscow allegedly shot dead a man who accidentally brushed him with a car while parking, police said.The men, both of whom were ... Read more...

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Two held for looting 30 gays in Moscow


March 24th, 2012 - 3:34 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Two suspects have been arrested in Moscow on charges of robbing at least 30 gays, three of whom died, police said.The suspects -- aged 22 ... Read more...

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Russia urges US to respect rights of WikiLeaks suspect


March 9th, 2012 - 9:43 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 9 (IANS) Russia wants the US to respect the human rights of a soldier accused of leaking American classified information through whistleblowing website WikiLeaks, a Russian foreign ministry ... Read more...

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Russian arms dealer shifted to Brooklyn jail


February 26th, 2012 - 8:00 am ICT by IANS
New York, Feb 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Convicted Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout was shifted to a "general population" prison in Brooklyn after spending 15 months in a solitary confinement."Victor has ... Read more...

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Bradley Manning arraigned


February 24th, 2012 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 24 (IANS/EFE) US Army Pvt. Bradley Manning declined to enter a plea at his arraignment Thursday on charges he leaked hundreds of thousands of classified documents to WikiLeaks.Manning ... Read more...

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Life in prison for underwear bomber


February 17th, 2012 - 11:20 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 17 (IANS/EFE) The 25-year-old Nigerian man convicted of trying to blow up a commercial jet with 300 people aboard on Christmas day in 2009 was sentenced Thursday to ... Read more...

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Zardari remits sentences of prisoners


February 4th, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 4 (IANS) Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari has remitted the sentences of prisoners as a goodwill gesture on the occasion of Eid.Zardari consulted with Prime Minister Yousuf ... Read more...

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Family jailed for life for killing three daughters


January 30th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 30 (IANS) Three members of an Afghan family in Canada have been sentenced to life in prison for killing their three teenaged daughters and dumping their bodies in ... Read more...

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Ex-Cambodian anti-drug head gets life sentence


January 5th, 2012 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Phnom Penh, Jan 5 (IANS) The former head of the Cambodian anti-drug agency and his two subordinates were Thursday sentenced to life in prison for money laundering.Lt. Gen. Moek Dara ... Read more...

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Three jailed for life for 22 murders


December 29th, 2011 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Three members of a carjacking gang were Thursday sentenced to life in prison for 22 murders in the Russian capital.The victims included people from China, ... Read more...

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