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Afghan ministers sacked after confidence vote


August 4th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) The Afghan parliament has passed a vote of no confidence on two of its most senior ministers and demanded that they be replaced after they failed ... Read more...

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48 killed in Kabul terror siege (Third Lead)


April 16th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, April 16 (IANS) At least 48 people, including 36 terrorists, were killed and 65 injured when an 18-hour dramatic siege of the Afghan capital Kabul by Taliban suicide ... Read more...

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Afghan terror attack ends: 48 dead, 65 injured (Second Lead)


April 16th, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, April 16 (IANS) At least 48 people, including 36 terrorists, have been killed and 65 injured in what was a well-coordinated terror attack launched by heavily-armed Taliban militants ... Read more...

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Turkey to train 500 Afghan police officers


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:07 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, Jan 21 (IANS) Turkey will train 500 Afghan police officers, Interior Minister Basmillah Mohammadi said Saturday.Fivehundred more officers will be trained in Turkey in the near future, he added. ... Read more...

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Iran stoning woman ‘not about to be hanged’


December 29th, 2011 - 8:22 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Dec 29 (IANS/AKI) The Iranian mother of two whose death-by-stoning sentence was suspended earlier last year does not risk being hanged, according to the justice chief of a southern ... Read more...

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Suicide bomber targeting Afghan minister killed


October 23rd, 2011 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Oct 23 (IANS) Police in Afghanistan shot dead a suicide bomber Sunday while he was trying to target Afghanistan's Interior Minister Bismillah Khan Mohammadi, Xinhua reported."A suicide bomber, who ... Read more...

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Pakistan rejects claim of ISI hand in Rabanni killing


October 3rd, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 3 (IANS) Pakistan has rejected as "baseless" Afghan Interior Minister Bismillah Khan Mohammadi's assertion that its spy agency ISI was involved in the assassination of former president ... Read more...

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NATO hands over control of province to Afghan troops


July 18th, 2011 - 5:38 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 18 (IANS) NATO Sunday handed over control of the central Afghan province of Bamyan to Afghan security forces as part of a process designed to allow foreign troops ... Read more...

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Afghan vice president escapes rocket attack


June 15th, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, June 15 (IANS) Afghan Vice President Mohammad Karim Khalili survived a rocket attack Wednesday while he was attending an event at a police training centre in Afghanistan's Wardak province, ... Read more...

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Three killed, 40 hutments gutted in fire


April 23rd, 2011 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Lakhimpur Kheri (Uttar Pradesh), April 23 (IANS) At least three people, including two minors, were burnt to death, and around 40 hutments gutted in a fire that broke out in ... Read more...

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Fire spreads through 20 villages, six killed


April 18th, 2011 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 18 (IANS) Six people, including two children, were killed and about 100 hutments gutted in a fire that spread to over 20 adjoining villages in Lakhimpur Kheri district ... Read more...

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‘Iranian woman’s ’stoning to death’ sentence could still be quashed’


January 3rd, 2011 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, Jan 3 (ANI): A senior judicial official has said that Iranian woman Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani's sentence of 'stoning to death' could be avoided, but certain "ambiguities" still remain in her case. ... Read more...

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Iran’s ’stoning to death’ woman, son to sue two Germans for ‘illegal’ interview attamepts


January 3rd, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, Jan 3 (ANI): Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani, the Iranian woman sentenced to death by stoning for adultery charges, and her son have said that they would sue the two German nationals for ... Read more...

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Iran’s ’stoning to death’ woman brought out for dinner with children following son’s appeal


January 2nd, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, Jan 2 (ANI): Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani, the Iranian woman sentenced to death by stoning for adultery charges, was taken out on prison leave to have dinner with her daughter and son, ... Read more...

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Iran’s ’stoning to death’ woman ‘was sold for sex to fund husband’s drug addiction’


December 16th, 2010 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran (Iran), Dec 16(ANI): Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani, the Iranian woman who was earlier sentenced to death by stoning for alleged adultery charges, had suffered years of abuse and was sold for sex ... 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’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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Canada condemns Iran for planning Iranian woman’s execution


November 3rd, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, Nov 3 (ANI): The Canadian government is "deeply troubled" by reports that Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani, the Iranian woman convicted of adultery and sentenced to death by stoning could be executed as ... Read more...

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Iranian ‘adultress’ to be executed Wednesday


November 2nd, 2010 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Nov 2 (IANS/AKI) An Iranian woman who was sentenced to death by stoning after being found guilty of adultery and helping kill her husband, will be executed Wednesday, according to a ... Read more...

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Iranian ’stoning to death’ woman may be executed by Wednesday, claim HR observers


November 2nd, 2010 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, Nov 2 (ANI): Human rights observers have warned that Iran plans to execute Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani, the Iranian woman who was earlier sentenced to death by stoning for alleged adultery charges. ... Read more...

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Son and lawyer of condemned woman tortured in Iran


October 29th, 2010 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Oct 29 (IANS/AKI) The son and lawyer of a woman sentenced to death in Iran for adultery and helping kill her husband have been tortured in prison, said human rights groups.According ... Read more...

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Iranian ‘death by stoning’ woman’s son reported missing


October 13th, 2010 - 3:49 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, Oct 13 (ANI): The son of Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani, an Iranian woman who had been sentenced to death by stoning for adultery, has reportedly gone missing following the arrest of two ... Read more...

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Iran says German reporters are linked to “anti-evolutionary” network


October 12th, 2010 - 11:02 pm ICT by BNO News
TEHRAN, IRAN (BNO NEWS) -- While the German government seeks the release of two captured foreigners in Iran - who are believed to be German reporters - Iran says they are linked ... Read more...

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Two foreigners arrested in Iran


October 12th, 2010 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Oct 12 (IANS) Two foreigners who interviewed the son of a death row convict accused of adultery and killing her husband have been arrested, a media report said Tuesday.They interviewed the ... Read more...

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Iranian woman’s stoning sentence ’still in place’


September 28th, 2010 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Sep 28 (IANS/AKI) The sentence of death by stoning against an Iranian woman accused of adultery is still officially in place and could still be carried out, her lawyer has said. ... Read more...

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No stoning sentence against Iranian woman: Ahmadinejad


September 19th, 2010 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Sep 19 (DPA) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad insisted that there has never been a sentence of death by stoning against a woman accused of adultery and complicity in the death of ... Read more...

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Iranian ‘death by stoning’ woman’s son, lawyer say torture denial on TV also under duress


September 16th, 2010 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 16 (ANI): The son and lawyer of Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani, the Iranian woman sentenced to death by stoning, have condemned her appearance on Islamic republic's state TV channel last night ... Read more...

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Iranian woman on death row disallowed to meet kids


September 12th, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 12 (IANS) Children of the Iranian woman, sentenced to death by stoning for adultery, said they were stopped by the authorities to meet their mother in prison, it was reported ... Read more...

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Iran foreign ministry puts stoning of adulterous woman on hold


September 8th, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, Sept.8 (ANI): The stoning death sentence imposed on Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtian, the woman convicted of adultery and murder, has been put on hold.An Iranian Foreign ministry spokesman Ramin Mehmanparast said ... Read more...

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Stoning of Iranian woman ‘barbaric’: EU


September 8th, 2010 - 9:10 am ICT by IANS
Strasbourg, Sep 8 (IANS/AKI) European Commission president Jose Manuel Barroso said he was "appalled" to learn of the sentencing to death by stoning of a 43-year-old Iranian woman and called it "barbaric ... Read more...

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Vatican Hopes to Save Iranian Woman from Stoning Death Sentence


September 6th, 2010 - 11:15 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
September 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Pope Benedict XVI, and the Catholic Vatican in Italy is hoping to save Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani , the woman from Iran who has caught the attention ... Read more...

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Iran woman facing stoning to death sentenced to 99 lashes for false picture published by Times


September 5th, 2010 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 5 (ANI): Iran has reportedly sentenced Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani, the 43-year-old Iranian woman who faces execution by stoning after being convicted of adultery, to 99 lashes in prison for "spreading ... Read more...

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Iranian ‘death by stoning’ woman’s son claims she was subjected to mock execution


September 1st, 2010 - 3:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 1 (ANI): The son of Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani, the Iranian woman sentenced to death by stoning, has claimed that the Iranian authorities had prepared her for a mock execution, and ... Read more...

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Carla Bruni branded ‘prostitute’ in Iran


August 30th, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 30 (IANS) French President Nicolas Sarkozy's wife Carla Bruni has been branded as "prostitute" in Iran after she opposed an Iranian court's ruling of awarding death sentence by stoning to ... Read more...

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Iran woman sentenced to death by stoning ‘confesses’ to adultery, murder on state TV


August 12th, 2010 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.12 (ANI): An Iranian woman whose sentence to death by stoning sparked an international outcry is feared to be facing imminent execution, after she told state-run TV that she had committed ... Read more...

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