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No threat to Nasheed’s life: Maldivian panel


August 29th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) The Maldivian human rights panel has said that there was no assassination threat to former president Mohamed Nasheed in February this year when he was ... Read more...

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Army standoff in Kashmir blown out of proportion: PM


August 9th, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) The standoff between officers and soldiers of an armoured unit of the army in Jammu and Kashmir was being "blown out of proportion", Prime ... Read more...

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HRW asks Bangladesh to halt border guards’ mutiny trial


July 5th, 2012 - 5:39 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 4 (IANS) International rights group Human Rights Watch (HRW) Wednesday asked Bangladesh to halt a mass trial of suspected mutineers of the erstwhile Bangladesh Rifles who had killed ... Read more...

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Bangladesh mass sentencing condemned


June 19th, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
New York, June 19 (IANS) The prosecution teams conducting the mass trials of the alleged mutineers of the Bangladesh Rifles (BDR) must immediately stop the trials, Human Rights Watch said ... Read more...

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DMK does not expect more ministerial berths: Karunanidhi (Lead)


June 15th, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 15 (IANS) DMK president M. Karunanidhi Friday said his party does not expect any more ministerial berths in the union cabinet while underlining the party's support to ... Read more...

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Former Sri Lankan army chief to be tried for mutiny


June 7th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, June 7 (IANS) Former Sri Lankan army chief Sarath Fonseka, who was released from jail a few weeks ago, and his personal assistant will be tried for harbouring army ... Read more...

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Nasheed scaring India on Islamic fundamentalism: Waheed


May 14th, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) In a bid to dispel apprehensions about Islamists taking over in the Maldives due to the current political turmoil there, the Indian Ocean nation's President ... Read more...

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Waheed meets Manmohan, commits to early polls in Maldives (Second Lead)


May 12th, 2012 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) Mohamed Waheed, the new president of the Maldives, Saturday met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh here in his first-ever visit to India and is said ... Read more...

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Nyoma violence: No mutiny, only indiscipline, says army


May 12th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) The Indian Army Saturday denied reports of a "mutiny" in one of its artillery units in Nyoma in Jammu and Kashmir's Ladakh region and claimed ... Read more...

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Maldivian president Waheed meets Manmohan


May 12th, 2012 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) Mohamed Waheed, the new president of the Maldives, Saturday met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh here in his first-ever visit to India.The two leaders are ... Read more...

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Maldivian president arrives in India


May 11th, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) Maldivian President Mohamed Waheed arrived here Friday on a five-day official visit, his first to any country since he seized power from Mohamed Nasheed ... Read more...

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Ousted Maldives president coming to press for early polls


April 11th, 2012 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) With the political deadlock persisting in the Maldives, ousted president Mohamed 'Anni' Nasheed comes to India next week to seek New Delhi's diplomatic push ... Read more...

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US in touch with India on Maldives issue


April 7th, 2012 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, April 7 (IANS) The US is in touch with India over the situation in the Maldives, a US embassy official has said.The US appreciates work other countries are undertaking ... Read more...

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Maldives president to visit India in May


April 3rd, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Male, April 3 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Tuesday held talks with his Maldivian counterpart Abdul Samad Abdulla here as the Maldives government announced that President Mohammed Waheed ... Read more...

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12 killed in Mali mutiny


March 24th, 2012 - 1:31 am ICT by IANS
Bamako (Mali), March 23 (IANS) At least 12 people died in the confrontation between Mali's mutinous soldiers and the presidential guards, police said Friday.A curfew has been imposed in several ... Read more...

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Mali situation under close watch: UNHCR


March 23rd, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, March 23 (IANS) The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) said Friday that it has been closely monitoring developments in Mali following the announcement that army soldiers had taken control of ... Read more...

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UN chief criticises mutiny in Mali


March 23rd, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, March 23 (IANS) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon Thursday strongly condemned the mutiny in Mali and called on "those responsible to refrain from any actions that could increase ... Read more...

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Congo blast: Toll rises to 200


March 5th, 2012 - 8:24 am ICT by IANS
Brazzaville, March 5 (IANS) The toll in Sunday's arms depot blast here in the capital of the Republic of Congo has risen to 200, the country's presidential office said.Citing hospital ... Read more...

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38 killed in Mexico prison clash


February 20th, 2012 - 1:55 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Feb 20 (IANS) At least 38 inmates were killed and several others wounded Sunday in a clash inside a prison in Mexico, an official said.The clash broke out ... Read more...

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UN rules out probe into Maldives’ power transfer


February 14th, 2012 - 7:09 am ICT by IANS
Male, Feb 13 (IANS) The UN Monday ruled out launching any investigation into power transfer in the Maldives, suggesting the country should find internal solution to its imbroglio.Completing a three-day ... Read more...

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UN envoy calls for dialogue in Maldives


February 10th, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Male, Feb 10 (IANS) A day after a court ordered the arrest of ousted Maldivian president Mohamed Nasheed, UN special envoy Oscar Fernandez-Taranco Friday called for dialogue to resolve ... Read more...

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Maldives President Nasheed resigns after public protests, mutiny


February 8th, 2012 - 3:25 am ICT by BNO News
MALE, MALDIVES (BNO NEWS) -- Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed on Tuesday announced his resignation after weeks of opposition protests and a mutiny by some police officers. Vice president Waheed Hassan was sworn ... Read more...

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Bangladesh jails 3,036 border guards for 2009 mutiny


September 12th, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Sep 12 (IANS) A special court in Dhaka Monday sentenced to jail 182 border guards for their involvement in the February 2009 mutiny, bringing the total of convicted troopers ... Read more...

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Border guards’ trial begins for Dhaka massacre


August 24th, 2011 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Aug 24 (IANS) The trial of over 800 mutineers who were involved in the massacre of 74 people, including 57 army officers, at the Bangladesh Rifles (BDR) headquarters in ... Read more...

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Bharat Ratna demanded for Bahadur Shah Zafar


June 29th, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, June 29 (IANS) Yakub Habeebuddin Tucy, who claims to be the last descendent of the Mughal family, has demanded the country's highest civilian award - the Bharat Ratna - ... Read more...

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2009 mutiny: Bangladesh jails 657 border guards


June 27th, 2011 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, June 27 (IANS) A special court in Dhaka Monday jailed 657 paramilitary border guards for their involvement in a mutiny in February 2009.The mutiny at the Bangladesh Rifles (BDR) ... Read more...

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Burkina Faso government dissolved amid mutiny


April 17th, 2011 - 2:49 am ICT by BNO News
OUAGADOUGOU, BURKINA FASO (BNO NEWS) -- The president of Burkina Faso has dissolved the government amid a mutiny by members of his presidential guard in the capital city Ouagadougou.Xinhua news agency reported ... Read more...

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War against corruption may have just begun (Part-I)


April 13th, 2011 - 11:36 am ICT by ANI
By Prem PrakashNew Delhi, Apr 13 (ANI): That corruption has been eating into the vitals of India's economy is by now a foregone conclusion. It has also subverted, to a large extent, ... Read more...

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Zia asks Hasina to quit


February 25th, 2011 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 25 (IANS) Bangladesh opposition leader Khaleda Zia Friday asked Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to "resign immediately" and demanded a mid-term poll.Zia utilised the second anniversary of the 2009 mutiny ... Read more...

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Dhaka mulls stringent law to tackle rebellion


February 25th, 2011 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 25 (IANS) Bangladesh is mulling stringent laws to discourage any rebellion among the para-military forces, media reports said Friday on the anniversary of the February 2009 rebellion by the border ... Read more...

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Bangladesh gets new border force post-mutiny


January 23rd, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Jan 23 (IANS) Bangladesh got a new force Sunday to guard its frontiers - the Border Guards Bangladesh (BGB) that replaced the Bangladesh Rifles (BDR), which had witnessed a bloody ... Read more...

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Bangladesh begins trial of rebel troopers


January 6th, 2011 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Jan 6 (IANS) Bangladesh's biggest trial to date has begun with a court admitting cases against over 800 rebel troopers of the country's border guard who had killed 74 people in ... Read more...

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A new house for Khaleda Zia


December 14th, 2010 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Dec 14 (IANS) Former Bangladesh prime minister Khaleda Zia is to move into a seven-bedroom house in a swank diplomatic area here, her aides said a month after the government ... Read more...

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Passengers on ‘direct’ flight to Morocco stage mutiny after pilot says it will stop twice


December 6th, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 6 (ANI): More than 100 passengers aboard a Moroccan budget airline staged a mutiny after the pilot announced some unscheduled stops.The aircraft operated by Jet4You had been due to make ... Read more...

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Furious Ryanair Passengers Stage 4 Hour Plane Sit-in


November 19th, 2010 - 1:13 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Nov 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It was mutiny aboard the Ryanair flight last night as over a hundred angry passengers refused to get off of a plane which had been re-routed to Belgium, ... Read more...

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