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9/11 attack mastermind on trial in Guantanamo


May 6th, 2012 - 2:36 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 6 (IANS) Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the alleged mastermind behind the 9/11 terror attack, and four other suspects Saturday appeared at a US military tribunal at Guantanamo Bay.The arraignment ... Read more...

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Citing India, right to appeal sought in Pakistan


July 19th, 2011 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 19 (IANS) Two former soldiers and four civilians sentenced to death for trying to assassinate then Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf have moved the Supreme Court, asking it ... Read more...

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Military tribunal reduces ex-woman officer’s punishment


July 14th, 2011 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 13 (IANS) The Chandigarh bench of a military tribunal Wednesday commuted the one-year sentence awarded to retired Major Dimple Singla, who was the first woman officer of the ... Read more...

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Leaked US documents show some Gitmao prisoners held for years on ‘flimsy ground’


April 25th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 25 (ANI): Around 700 leaked US classified military documents have revealed that some suspects were detained for years in the Guantánamo Bay prison on 'flimsy ground'.According to The New ... Read more...

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Obama will have to sign 9/11 suspect Sheikh’s death warrant if military court says so


April 6th, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr. 6 (ANI): US President Barack Obama will have to personally sign the death warrant for 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheik Mohammed if the military tribunal he's going to face sentences ... Read more...

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Outrage over horrific racist taunts against locals by Oz soldiers in Afghanistan


March 24th, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 24(ANI): The Australian Defence Force (ADF) has launched an investigation into racist videos, photos and comments posted by Australian soldiers in Afghanistan on social networking website Facebook.According to the ... Read more...

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US scribe to depose on Dhaka trial he covered 35 years ago


March 14th, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 14 (IANS) Veteran American journalist and writer Lawrence Lifschultz will depose before Dhaka High Court about a military court trial that he reported in 1976 before being expelled ... Read more...

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Zia blamed for rebel’s hanging


February 4th, 2011 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 4 (IANS) A US journalist and writer has accused former Bangladesh president Ziaur Rahman for the hanging of a former army officer who turned a rebel in 1976. Pulitzer Prize ... Read more...

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New York’s Governor Elect Andrew Cuomo Opposes 911 Trials


November 11th, 2010 - 11:55 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Nov 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Governor-Elect of New York, Andrew Cuomo has made a statement which, according to the Associated Press shows that he is very much against the professed mastermind of ... Read more...

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Young jihadi’s repatriation issue divides Canada (Lead)


November 2nd, 2010 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Nov 2 (IANS) The bombing of the Air India Kanishka that killed all 329 people over the Atlantic did not exercise Canadians even for a day, but the conviction ... Read more...

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Young jihadi divides Canada


November 2nd, 2010 - 11:20 am ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Nov 2 (IANS) The bombing of the Air India Kanishka that killed all 329 people never exercised Canadians even for a day, but the conviction of a young Afghan-Canadian ... Read more...

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Youngest Guantanamo Bay inmate Omar Khadr to serve only 8 of his 40-yr sentence


November 1st, 2010 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 1 (ANI): A US military tribunal has sentenced the self-confessed Islamist militant, Omar Khadr, to 40 years in jail on charges that include murdering a US soldier and conspiring to ... Read more...

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‘Child soldier’ Khadr gets 40-year jail at Guantanamo


November 1st, 2010 - 9:04 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Nov 1 (IANS) Afghan Canadian Omar Khadr, the only child soldier and last western prisoner held at Guantanamo, has been sentenced to 40 years in jail for killing a US medic ... Read more...

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Kargil war should not be judged by one incident, says ex-Army chief


May 28th, 2010 - 8:22 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi/ Shillong/ Bhopal, May 28 (ANI): Former Army Chief General V P Malik has said the military tribunal ruling against an army commander for being biased against an officer in the ... Read more...

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Army general falsified Kargil records, rules tribunal (Second Lead)


May 28th, 2010 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) In a major embarrassment for the Indian Army, a military tribunal has ruled that a senior commander had falsified records of the 1999 Kargil war with Pakistan ... Read more...

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Army general falsified Kargil records, rules tribunal (Lead)


May 27th, 2010 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) In a major embarrassment for the Indian Army, a military tribunal has ruled that a senior commander had falsified records of the 1999 Kargil war with Pakistan ... Read more...

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Army falsified Kargil records: Tribunal


May 27th, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) In a major embarrassment for the Indian Army, a military tribunal has ruled that a senior commander had falsified records of the 1999 Kargil war with Pakistan ... Read more...

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Osama Bin Laden threatens to capture and kill Americans if 9/11 mastermind is executed


March 26th, 2010 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar. 26 (ANI): In a new audio recording, Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden has threatened to capture and kill Americans if Washington decides to execute the alleged 9/11 masterminds ... Read more...

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Court martial judges postpone hearing of one Fonseka case indefinitely


March 17th, 2010 - 7:32 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo, Mar. 17 (ANI): The court martial of former Sri Lanka army chief, General (retired) Sarath Fonseka, in connection with his decision to award a lucrative arms contract to a firm headed ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka’s ex-army commander appears before military court


March 16th, 2010 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 16 (DPA) Sri Lanka's former army commander, retired general Sarath Fonseka, appeared before a military tribunal Tuesday on charges of high treason, defence authorities said. Military spokesperson Major General Prasad Samarasinghe ... Read more...

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US may set up military tribunal for 9/11 suspects


March 6th, 2010 - 4:14 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 6 (DPA) Reports that the White House may use military tribunals to try key terrorism suspects linked to the September 11, 2001, attacks drew a sharp rebuke from civil ... Read more...

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Rudy Giuliani says that US had no domestic attacks under Bush


January 9th, 2010 - 2:23 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jan 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The former New York mayor Rudy has slammed the Obama administration and has said that, "We had no domestic attacks under Bush; we've had one under ... Read more...

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Families of French soldiers killed in Afghanistan to sue officers


October 29th, 2009 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Oct 29 (DPA) The families of two of nine French soldiers killed last year in an ambush in Afghanistan are suing their commanding officers for reckless endangerment, the daily Le ... Read more...

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Detained BDR troopers didn’t commit suicide: Rights body


April 26th, 2009 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 26 (IANS) New York-based Human Rights Watch (HRW) has disputed the Bangladesh government's claim that 16 Bangladesh Rifles (BDR) troopers, who were detained for their suspected role in the February ... Read more...

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Judge halts Guantanamo proceedings against Canadian


January 22nd, 2009 - 6:27 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 22 (DPA) A US military judge suspended the proceedings Wednesday against a Canadian citizen accused of killing a US soldier in Afghanistan, in what could be the first step toward ... Read more...

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9/11 attacks plotters want to plead guilty


December 9th, 2008 - 12:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 9 (ANI): The alleged mastermind of the September 11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Centre and four other detainees at Guantanamo Bay have told a US military judge ... Read more...

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US-Pak scientist Aafias husband faces Guantanamo military tribunal


September 8th, 2008 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 8 (ANI): Ammar Al Balochi, the second husband of American educated Pakistani neuroscientist and the most significant US capture in the fight against terrorism in five years, Dr. Aafia ... Read more...

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Clooney to bring story of Osama bin Laden’’s driver to silver screen?


August 13th, 2008 - 6:17 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Aug 13 (ANI): Hollywood hunk George Clooneys production company, Smokehouse, has reportedly bought the movie rights to a book about Osama bin Laden''s one-time driver.According to Britain''s The Guardian ... Read more...

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George Clooney to star in Al Qaeda film


August 13th, 2008 - 4:59 am ICT by IANS
DPA Los Angeles, Aug 13 (DPA) Actor George Clooney has bought the movie rights to the story of Al Qaeda terrorist network leader Osama bin Laden's driver Salim Hamdan, who was convicted of ... Read more...

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Osamas former driver claims he was groped by female Gitmo guard


July 16th, 2008 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 16 (ANI): A former drive of al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden, has claimed that he was sexually humiliated and groped by a touchy-feely female interrogator at the Guantanamo ... Read more...

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US court dismisses Guantanamo detainee’s appeal


June 21st, 2008 - 4:21 am ICT by IANS
DPA Washington, June 21 (DPA) A US court Friday rejected an appeal filed by Guantanamo detainee Omar Ahmed Khadr seeking to have the military tribunal charges against him dismissed. The US Court for ... Read more...

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Tribunal begins for alleged “mastermind” of 9/11 attacks


June 5th, 2008 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Guantanamo Bay (Cuba), June 5 (DPA)- The military tribunal of Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and four co-defendants accused of organizing the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks began Thursday at this remote US naval ... Read more...

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Canada, US ‘moral equivalent’ of Al-Qaeda, says senator


May 14th, 2008 - 9:49 am ICT by admin
Toronto, May 14 (IANS) The pending Nuremberg-type trial of an Afghan Canadian at Guantanamo Bay has led a senator to equate Canada and the US with Al-Qaeda for human rights violations. Appearing ... Read more...

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Canada extradites former Nazi prison guard to Italy


February 16th, 2008 - 3:37 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Ottawa, Feb 16 (Xinhua) Canada has extradited a former Nazi guard to Italy. He was convicted for committing brutal crimes at an Italian prison camp during the World War II. Michael Seifert, ... Read more...

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UK, US square off on 9/11 military trials


February 13th, 2008 - 1:32 pm ICT by admin
London, Feb.13 (ANI): British Foreign Secretary David Miliband has said that his country is concerned about the Bush Administration's plan to try terrorist suspects before military tribunals. Milliband questioned whether Khalid Sheikh ... Read more...

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