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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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Mubarak not to be transferred to Cairo prison hospital


May 31st, 2011 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, May 31 (IANS) Egypt's public prosecutor Tuesday decided not to transfer former president Hosni Mubarak from the hospital in Sharm el-Sheikh to Tora prison in Cairo due to ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi, Canada discuss judicial cooperation


May 24th, 2011 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, May 24 (IANS/WAM) The UAE and Canada have sought to boost bilateral cooperation in the field of judiciary.In this regard, acting attorney general of Abu Dhabi Yousef Saeed ... Read more...

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Mubarak hospitalised during questioning: state TV (Lead)


April 13th, 2011 - 5:42 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, April 13 (IANS) Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak was hospitalised Tuesday in Sharm el-Sheikh after he suffered a heart attack during questioning by prosecutors, Xinhua cited the state TV ... Read more...

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Ex-minister of Mubarak regime to face corruption trial


February 28th, 2011 - 4:31 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 28 (IANS) Egypt's former interior minister Habib el-Adly, accused of money laundering, will be the first minister of the regime of toppled president Hosni Mubarak to face trial before a ... Read more...

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Indians, Bangladeshis arrested in Sharjah for attempted selling of pornographic videos


February 12th, 2011 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
Sharjah, Feb 12 (ANI): Four Asians, including two Indian nationals, have been arrested in Sharjah for intending to distribute a total of 12,460 pornographic DVDs to residents and workers in various parts ... Read more...

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Indian businessman asks Dubai police to reopen theft case


February 3rd, 2011 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Feb 3 (ANI): Dubai based India businessman R. Wadia, who lost jewellery worth 80,000 dirhams, is desperate to get the theft case reopened after it was closed for lack of evidence.Wadia ... Read more...

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Three Asians jailed for forcing women into prostitution in Oman


January 30th, 2011 - 3:51 pm ICT by ANI
Muscat, Jan 30(ANI): Three Asian expatriates have been sentenced to 15 years in jail each for forcing women, recruited as housemaids, into prostitution in Oman.According to Oman's Public Prosecution Department, the Muscat ... Read more...

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Dubai’s lewd massage parlours warned


January 26th, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Jan 26 (ANI): Parlours in Dubai have been warned by prosecutors that if they hire massage therapists to offer sexual services in the parlour it will be categorised as a human ... Read more...

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Over 540 prisoners set free in UAE


January 25th, 2011 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Jan 24 (IANS/WAM) Over 540 prisoners, serving terms in various prisons in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have been released, giving them a second chance to begin a new life.UAE ... Read more...

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Rapist school bus driver in Dubai lured Indian girl, 4, with chocolate


January 19th, 2011 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Jan 19 (ANI): The Indian mother of a four-year-old girl, who was sexually assaulted in a school bus in Dubai, has alleged that the driver lured her daughter to the back ... Read more...

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Dutch police arrest twelve Somali terror suspects


December 26th, 2010 - 2:43 pm ICT by BNO News
ROTTERDAM (BNO NEWS) -- Police in the Netherlands on Friday evening arrested twelve Somalis on suspicion of plotting a terrorist attack in the country, prosecutors said on Sunday.The public prosecution office confirmed ... Read more...

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Interpol issues wanted notice for WikiLeaks founder Assange over ’sex crimes’


December 1st, 2010 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 1 (ANI): The Interpol has issued a 'wanted' notice in Sweden against Julian Assange, the founder of the whistleblower website WikiLeaks, in connection with "sex crimes" that he had denied ... Read more...

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Scotland Yard to train UAE prosecutors


November 23rd, 2010 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Nov 23 (IANS/WAM) London's Scotland Yard police will conduct a training session for prosecutors in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) - the focus of which will be on financial crimes, ... Read more...

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Australian footballer to be prosecuted in Dubai


September 23rd, 2010 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 23 (IANS/WAM) Former Australian football team captain Craig Moore has been charged with drunken driving, assaulting a government employee and refusing to pay taxi fare and will be prosecuted in ... Read more...

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WikiLeaks’ founder applies to switch lawyers in Swedish case


September 8th, 2010 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, Sep 8 (DPA) WikiLeaks' founder Julian Assange has applied to change his Swedish defence lawyer, a Stockholm court said Wednesday, in the ongoing probe into rape allegations against him. Two women made ... Read more...

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Rape probe to resume against Wikileaks’ founder: Prosecutor


September 1st, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, Sep 1 (DPA) Online site WikiLeaks' founder Julian Assange may still face rape charges in Sweden after a public prosecutor Wednesday said a probe into the allegations was to continue. "There is ... Read more...

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‘Big Brother’ laws to be reviewed in Britain


July 14th, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 14 (IANS) The British government has unveiled plans to review anti-terrorism and surveillance laws of the previous Labour government, which it said had turned the country into a "Big Brother" ... Read more...

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Pak legal experts oppose ‘release of terror suspects on bail’


April 26th, 2010 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Apr 26(ANI): Pakistan's legal experts have said that the Anti-Terrorism (Amendment) Ordinance 2009 will become ineffective if courts in the country begin ordering the release of terror suspects on bail under ... Read more...

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Teen-aged Australian attackers of Indian set free


February 17th, 2010 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Feb 17 (IANS) Two teenaged brothers, detained for less than a year over a brutal attack on a group of Indians which left one of the victims in a coma, have ... Read more...

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Dubai drops illegal sex charge against Brit couple


January 29th, 2010 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 29 (ANI): Dubai has dropped charges brought against a British couple for having sexual intercourse out of wedlock after they produced a marriage certificate.However, the couple will still be ... Read more...

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Shiney Ahuja remanded to judicial custody till July 2


June 18th, 2009 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, June 18 (ANI): Bollywood actor Shiney Ahuja, who has been accused of raping his maid at his residence on Saturday, was on Thursday remanded to judicial custody till July 2 ... Read more...

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Three accused of attempting to overthrow Bahraini government


January 27th, 2009 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
Manama, Jan 27 (DPA) Bahraini authorities charged three opposition figures early Tuesday with attempting to overthrow the government, and their arrest sparked widespread clashes between supporters and police across the Gulf island.The ... Read more...

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”Sex on Dubai beach” woman returns to UK for Christmas


December 24th, 2008 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 24 (ANI): Michelle Palmer, the Brit woman convicted of having sex on a Dubai beach, has returned to Britain. However, the man she was arrested with remains in custody.Vince ... Read more...

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Dubai beach sex couple jailed; awaiting deportation


December 15th, 2008 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Dec 15 (ANI): The Brit couple, who were sentenced to a three-month suspended imprisonment for having sex on the Jumeirah beach in Dubai, have turned themselves in to serve their ... Read more...

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Dubai beach sex couple may face longer jail term


October 28th, 2008 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 28 (ANI): A British couple convicted of having sex on Dubais Jumeirah Beach may be jailed for a longer term, with prosecutors filing an appeal against their sentence.The Court ... Read more...

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Kerala boy crushed by Indian truck driver in Sharjah


September 17th, 2008 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Sharjah, Sept.17 (ANI): A nine-year-old Kerala boy was crushed to death by an inattentive Indian truck driver at a construction site near a building where he used to go for his ... Read more...

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British mans earlier admission to having sex on Dubai beach may nail him


September 2nd, 2008 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 2 (ANI): In the ongoing sex on the beach case in Dubai, it has emerged that British man Vince Acors had formerly admitted to having had sex on the ... Read more...

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Dubais Naif villa fire survivors face an uphill task


August 29th, 2008 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Aug 29 (ANI): The survivors of the fire that broke out in a heavily overcrowded Naif villa in Dubai where 500 Indian workers were living, face an uphill task.Like ... Read more...

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Dubai beach sex Brit couple plead not guilty to sex charges


August 13th, 2008 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Aug 13 (ANI): Brit couple Michelle Palmer and Vince Acors have pleaded not guilty to charges brought against them for having sex on the Jumeirah Beach in Dubai.The two confessed ... Read more...

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Saudi Shariah court judge arrested in Dubai for possessing hashish


August 4th, 2008 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Aug 4 (ANI): The Dubai Police has arrested a senior Saudi judge and his wife for allegedly possessing and using drugs.A police source said that the accused is a ... Read more...

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Pakistani cricketer likely to be deported from Dubai Thursday night (Second Lead)


June 19th, 2008 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
By Aroonim Bhuyan Dubai, June 19 (IANS) Pakistani cricketer Mohammad Asif, held here since June 1 for allegedly possessing drugs, will be freed and is likely to be deported from Dubai Thursday night. ... Read more...

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Pakistani cricketer Mohammad Asif freed, to leave Dubai Thursday night (Lead)


June 19th, 2008 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
By Aroonim Bhuyan Dubai, June 19 (IANS) Pakistani cricketer Mohammad Asif, held here since June 1 for allegedly possessing drugs when on his way home from Mumbai after playing in the Indian Premier ... Read more...

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Asif carried banned substance, chances of jail 50-50


June 6th, 2008 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai/Karachi, June 6, (IANS) Pakistani speedster Mohammad Asif's troubles compounded after forensic examinations confirmed that he was carrying banned recreational drug opium when he was arrested at the Dubai International Airport Sunday. ... Read more...

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Five Indian workers killed in UAE mishap were from Punjab (Lead)


June 6th, 2008 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, June 5 (IANS) Five of the six Indian workers killed on Monday at a hotel construction site in the emirate of Ajman in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) hailed from Punjab. ... Read more...

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