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Pussy Riot to appeal sentence


August 22nd, 2012 - 8:07 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The defence team of punk group Pussy Riot will next week appeal the two-year prison sentence for its three members."Today, we received the copy of ... Read more...

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Woman jailed for throwing daughter from third floor


August 21st, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 21 (IANS) A woman in Russia has been jailed for throwing her three-year-old daughter from the third floor balcony because she broke a record player, RIA Novosti reported ... Read more...

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Sanjeev Nanda’s sentence reduced in BMW hit-and-run case (Lead)


August 3rd, 2012 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday upheld the Delhi High Court order reducing the prison sentence of Sanjeev Nanda, the main accused in the January 1999 BMW ... Read more...

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Norway remembers Oslo, Utoeya victims


July 22nd, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 22 (IANS) Norway Sunday commemorated one year since 77 people were killed and 242 injured in gun and bomb attacks in Oslo and on the island of Utoeya.Prime ... Read more...

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Man blames seven-year-old girl in sex attack case


July 21st, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 21 (IANS) A 61-year-old accused in a sex attack case in Britain escaped scot-free after he told a court his alleged seven-year-old victim pinned him down and forced ... Read more...

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Brazilian masterminds art thefts from behind bars


July 17th, 2012 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 17 (IANS/EFE) A convicted art thief was found by the Brazilian police to be running an international ring from a prison in Rio de Janeiro, selling ... Read more...

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Barton stripped of QPR captaincy, fined


June 25th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Queens Park Rangers midfielder Joey Barton has been stripped of the captain's armband and fined six weeks wages for his red card against Manchester City, ... Read more...

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ECB convicts Kaneria of spot-fixing


June 22nd, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 22 (IANS) Pakistani leg-spinner Danish Kaneria has been convicted by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) of introducing his "young and vulnerable" Essex teammate Mervyn Westfield ... Read more...

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Jail Norway killer, don’t put him in mental care: Defence


June 22nd, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 22 (IANS) Norwegian extremist Anders Behring Breivik, who killed 77 people in two attacks in the capital Oslo last year, should be sent to prison and not face ... Read more...

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Murrey wants new prison


June 19th, 2012 - 7:38 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 19 (IANS) Singer Michael Jackson's former physician Conrad Murray, who is serving his prison sentence, has requested authorities to shift him to another jail, due to ... Read more...

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Former French footballer gets five-month suspended sentence


June 15th, 2012 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, June 15 (IANS) Former French international footballer Claude Makelele was handed a five-month suspended prison sentence after being accused of beating up his former girlfriend.Makelele, 39, denied claims from ... Read more...

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Mexico, China seal extradition treaty


June 12th, 2012 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, June 12 (IANS/EFE) The governments of Mexico and China have exchanged documents for an extradition treaty, opening the way for each nation to hand over criminals, officials said.Mexican ... Read more...

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Rajat Gupta’s alleged tips were publicly known: Defence


June 9th, 2012 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
New York, June 9 (IANS) Lawyers of Rajat Gupta, former Indian American director of Goldman Sachs Group, have questioned the prosecution charge that he leaked secret tips to convicted hedge ... Read more...

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US senator introduces bill to stop Pakistan aid (Lead)


June 5th, 2012 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 5 (IANS) An American lawmaker has introduced a bill in the Senate, seeking to eliminate foreign aid to Pakistan until the conviction of Shakil Afridi, the physician ... Read more...

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EU concerned over jailed Russian opposition leaders


May 12th, 2012 - 6:02 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The European Union is concerned over the arrests of Russian opposition movement leaders during the recent protest rallies in Moscow, EU foreign policy chief Catherine ... Read more...

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Argentine teacher gets jail for having sex with students


May 9th, 2012 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, May 9 (IANS/EFE) An Argentine court confirmed the 12-year prison sentence meted out to a high school teacher who offered better grades to his students in exchange for ... Read more...

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FIFA imposes ban on Zambian players


May 4th, 2012 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Lusaka, May 4 (IANS) World football governing body FIFA has extended a two-year suspension for nine Zambian football players implicated in a match fixing scandal last year in Finland to ... Read more...

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Tyson got prison officer pregnant


April 22nd, 2012 - 6:43 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 22 (IANS) Former heavyweight boxer Mike Tyson has claimed he got a prison officer pregnant when he was in jail.However, he refused to give any details, reports ... Read more...

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New insider trading probe may help Rajat Gupta


April 20th, 2012 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
New York, April 20 (IANS) In a development that could bolster the defence of former Indian American Goldman Sachs director Rajat Gupta, US prosecutors have started a new insider trading ... Read more...

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Woman branded witch, tortured in Rajasthan


April 13th, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 13 (IANS) A 30-year-old woman was stripped and tied to an electricity pole after being branded as a witch and tortured with searing hot tongs placed on her ... Read more...

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Deported hate preacher gives speeches on web


March 14th, 2012 - 1:04 am ICT by IANS
London, March 13 (IANS) A Muslim hate preacher who was deported from Britain to Jamaica has been found to be broadcasting his extremist views live over the internet.Abdullah el-Faisal, 48, ... Read more...

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Man charged with threatening to kill Obama


February 29th, 2012 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 29 (IANS) A 20-year-old man has been charged with threatening to assassinate US President Barrack Obama.In a Feb 21 posting on Facebook under the name of "Jay ... Read more...

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Mexican drug lord will meet Osama’s fate: US


February 28th, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Feb 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US will make every effort to ensure that Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman will face the fate of Al Qaeda leader ... Read more...

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Berlusconi bribery trial ends


February 26th, 2012 - 10:34 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Feb 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) An Italian court has ended a corruption trial against former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi.The court ruled Saturday that the statute of limitations had run ... Read more...

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Girl’s letter to judge saves mother from jail


February 22nd, 2012 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 22 (IANS) A British teenager saved her mother from jail by penning a heart-rending letter to the judge.Julie Cairns, 38, was hauled into court for flashing the V-sign ... Read more...

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Pakistani boy jailed for stealing kite


February 12th, 2012 - 8:03 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 12 (IANS) Tearful pleas of a 14-year-old Pakistani boy for forgiveness fell on deaf years after a court handed him a prison sentence for stealing a kite."Please give ... Read more...

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British energy minister resigns


February 4th, 2012 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 3 (IANS) British Energy Minister Chris Huhne resigned Friday, Xinhua reported.Police said they would prosecute him for allegedly perverting the course of justice in relation to driving ... Read more...

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French ex-president Chirac found guilty of corruption


December 15th, 2011 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 15 (IANS) Former French president Jacques Chirac was Thursday found guilty of corruption in a trial over illegal financing of the political party he once led, a media ... Read more...

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Sham marriage groom made list to memorise bride’s details


December 3rd, 2011 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 3 (IANS) A Pakistani man kept a list to memorise his bride-to-be's details in a fake marriage in Britain, police said.Fraudster Ijaz Khalid, 28, was all set to ... Read more...

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Mum let off after car crash kills baby


November 26th, 2011 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 26 (IANS) A woman motorist who smashed head-on into a minibus, leading to her baby boy's death, was given a lenient punishment after the badly wounded driver of ... Read more...

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Judge refuses to jail man for downloading child porn


November 24th, 2011 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 24 (IANS) A judge in Britain provoked outrage for sparing a man who downloaded hundreds of child pornography pictures of a jail term, stating that such a punishment ... Read more...

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Chaos in Colombo court after ex-army chief gets new jail term


November 19th, 2011 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
Colombo, Nov 18 (IANS) Sri Lanka's main court complex took almost the look of a battleground with supporters of the jailed former army commander Sarath Fonseka protesting a further three ... Read more...

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UK Indian laced wife’s food with steroids to make her fat


November 3rd, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 3 (IANS) An Indian-origin man in Britain laced his wife's food with steroids in a bid to transform her into a fat, stay-at-home mother, a court has heard.Dalwara ... Read more...

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Ukraine ex-PM gets 7-year jail for abuse of office


October 11th, 2011 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Former Ukrainian prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko was given a seven-year prison sentence after being found guilty Tuesday of abuse of office in her signing a ... Read more...

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Tupac Shakur’s collection to be displayed in Atlanta University Center


September 14th, 2011 - 11:01 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Sept 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Fifteen years after his death, the first ever entire collection of Tupac Shakur has been announced by the Atlanta University Center. The center opened the collection in ... Read more...

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