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US embassy attack: 94 Tunisians to face trial


September 21st, 2012 - 8:18 am ICT by IANS
Tunis, Sep 21 (IANS) At least 94 people arrested for their involvement in an attack on the US embassy here in the capital of Tunisia will be tried in a ... Read more...

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Honduran journalist’s killer gets jail term of 28 years


September 12th, 2012 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Tegucigalpa, Sep 12 (IANS/EFE) A Honduran court Tuesday sentenced a man to 28 years in jail after finding him guilty of having fatally shot journalist Jorge Alberto Orellana in April ... Read more...

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Russian caught smuggling 320 turtles from Mexico


September 6th, 2012 - 7:34 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Mexican authorities have detained a Russian who tried to smuggle 320 rare turtles out of Mexico, an environmental official said.Mexico's deputy environmental prosecutor Sergio Herrera ... Read more...

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Lohan won’t face theft charges


August 29th, 2012 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 29 (IANS) Actress Lindsay Lohan and her assistant Gavin Doyle will not be prosecuted over a burglary at her friend's home, following lack of evidence.The incident ... Read more...

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Ukraine to extradite Putin death plot suspect


August 24th, 2012 - 2:26 am ICT by IANS
Kiev, Aug 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Ukranian court has given a ruling to extradite to Russia a Kazakhstani citizen, held as the second suspect for attempting to kill Russian President ... Read more...

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Assange guilty of only ‘bad sexual etiquette’: British MP


August 22nd, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 22 (IANS) WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, wanted in Sweden over allegations of sexual assault, may only be guilty of "bad sexual etiquette" and that the case has "all ... Read more...

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Man kills daughter because she didn’t smile at him


August 9th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) A man in New Zealand has been charged with murdering his two-year-old daughter after he allegedly threw her against a wall and then stomped on her ... Read more...

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Anni Dewani’s South African killer gets 25 years jail


August 8th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) A South African man accused of killing Indian-origin honeymooning bride Anni Dewani in that country has been jailed for 25 years.Mziwamadoda Qwabe pleaded guilty to murder, ... Read more...

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CBI to file chargesheet against Abhishek Verma, wife Aug 7


August 1st, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) The CBI Wednesday told a Delhi court that it would file a chargesheet in a corruption case against businessman Abhishek Verma and his wife Aug ... Read more...

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Jilted wife goes berserk against rival’s mother


August 1st, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) A mother of six children in Britain left a 53-year-old woman in a pool of blood after a brutal attack at a school's playground. She suspected ... Read more...

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2G case: Ex-official says Raja took policy decisions


July 31st, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Being the then telecom minister, A. Raja was the "final authority" to take decisions on policy matters, former department of telecommunications (DoT) official A.K. Srivastava ... Read more...

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Australian jailed in Bali for smuggling drugs in stomach


July 23rd, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, July 23 (IANS) A 54-year-old Australian national caught trying to smuggle hashish and methamphetamines, hidden in his stomach, into Indonesia's Bali island has been sentenced to eight years in ... Read more...

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Briton jailed for tricking women to strip naked


July 21st, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 21 (IANS) A 49-year-old British psychic has been jailed for two years after he tricked women into stripping naked "to get in touch with the spirit world".Karl Lang ... Read more...

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US soldier accused of smuggling drugs into South Korea


July 19th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 19 (IANS) South Korea is indicting a US Army private for his involvement in the biggest drug smuggling case in the country, CNN reported Thursday.The soldier, from the ... Read more...

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Woman survives after being hit by plane propeller


July 19th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 19 (IANS) A woman worker at an airport in Russia was injured but had a miraculous escape Thursday when she was hit by the propeller of an An-24 ... Read more...

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Donations pour in for Chinese keeping hospitalised wife alive


July 16th, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 16 (IANS) A Chinese man who avoided paying medical bills to keep his wife alive has evoked an emotional response among netizens who have donated over 330,000 yuan ... Read more...

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Seven girls raped at summer camp in Mexico


July 16th, 2012 - 11:22 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, July 16 (IANS/EFE) Seven girls were raped and a number of boys were beaten by assailants who attacked a summer camp in central Mexico last week, authorities said.The ... Read more...

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Man dupes Beijing hospital to save dying wife


July 13th, 2012 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 13 (IANS) Desperate to keep his wife "alive for a while", a man in China admitted in court that he had swindled 172,000 yuan (about $27,000) from ... Read more...

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Bangladeshi leader accused of killing 57 during 1971 war


July 3rd, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 3 (IANS) Abdul Quader Mollah of Bangladesh's Jamaat-e-Islami party has been accused of plotting the deaths of at least 57 people in Dhaka during the 1971 war of ... Read more...

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Australian found guilty of killing three Indian siblings


July 3rd, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, July 3 (IANS) A 42-year-old Australian faces up to 45 years in jail after a jury Tuesday found him guilty of murdering three siblings of an Indian-origin family in ... Read more...

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Pakistani kills ex-girlfriend with hammer


June 7th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 7 (IANS) A jobless Pakistani national bludgeoned his Filipina ex-girlfriend to death with a hammer after a split with the 37-year-old mother of his two-year-old daughter, a ... Read more...

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Three cops jailed for 10 years for torture death


June 1st, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, June 1 (IANS) A CBI court here Friday sentenced three Uttar Pradesh Police personnel to 10 years jail term on charges of torturing a group of boys, one of ... Read more...

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Russian army officer jailed for spying for US


June 1st, 2012 - 10:41 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian army officer has been sentenced by a Moscow court to 12 years in prison for spying for the US, the Federal Security Service ... Read more...

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Gang jailed for paedophile tours to Moldova


May 30th, 2012 - 6:30 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 30 (IANS) Members of a gang that organised paedophile sex tours to former Soviet state Moldova have been sentenced to up to 21 years in jail, RIA Novosti ... Read more...

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Talwars charged with Aarushi, Hemraj murders (Second Lead)


May 24th, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, May 24 (IANS) A special CBI court here Thursday charged dentist couple Rajesh Talwar and Nupur Talwar with the murders of their daughter Aarushi and domestic help Hemraj ... Read more...

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Talwars charged with Arushi, Hemraj murders (Lead)


May 24th, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, May 24 (IANS) A special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court here Thursday charged dentist couple Rajesh Talwar and Nupur Talwar with the murders of their daughter Aarushi ... Read more...

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Sajjan claims right to confront witness with proof


May 23rd, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) Congress leader Sajjan Kumar Wednesday told a Delhi court hearing a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case against him that he has a right to confront ... Read more...

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Aarushi case: Arguments on charges end, order Thursday (Lead)


May 23rd, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, May 23 (IANS) Arguments on framing charges against Rajesh and Nupur Talwar, the parents of murdered teenager Aarushi, concluded in a Ghaziabad court Wednesday. Special CBI Judge S.Lal reserved ... Read more...

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Pakistani girl killed to protect ‘family honour’


May 22nd, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 22 (IANS) A 17-year-old Pakistani girl was murdered by her parents and her body dumped into a river after her westernised lifestyle brought shame on her strict Muslim ... Read more...

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Schoolgirl killed in Italy bombing


May 19th, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, May 19 (IANS) A minor schoolgirl was killed and seven others were injured Saturday in a bomb explosion outside a school in southern Italy.The bombing took place around 8 ... Read more...

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Bomber held in Georgia


May 5th, 2012 - 2:44 am ICT by IANS
Tbilisi, May 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A man has been arrested in Georgia for allegedly planting an explosive device near the prosecutor's office in the western city of Zugdidi."The suspect was ... Read more...

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Indian-origin court clerk caught watching porn during trial


May 1st, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 1 (IANS) A 54-year-old Indian-origin court clerk in in Britain was caught watching porn by a judge during a rape trial. The man said he did so ... Read more...

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Dominican woman sells her baby


May 1st, 2012 - 11:27 am ICT by IANS
Santiago (Dominican Republic), May 1 (IANS/EFE) Dominican police are looking for a woman who sold her 8-month-old baby for 100,000 pesos ($2,500), authorities said Monday.The child was recovered last Friday.The ... Read more...

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Rapper killed in Colombia


April 26th, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, April 26 (IANS/EFE) Rapper Alejandro Serna Correa was fatally shot in an attack that targeted two people accompanying him, authorities in the northwestern Colombian city of Medellin said Wednesday.The ... 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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