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Bangladeshi held with photocopy of Indian passport in Meghalaya


May 13th, 2012 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, May 12 (IANS) A Bangladeshi national, who was earlier jailed in the US for six years has been arrested in Meghalaya for carrying counterfeit money and a photocopy of ... Read more...

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Prosecutor in Taseer murder case quits


February 4th, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 4 (IANS) The prosecutor who was pursuing slain Punjab governor Salman Taseer's murder case in a Pakistani court has withdrawn from the case citing security concerns, a media report said ... Read more...

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Pak wants closer ties with ASEAN, Asia-Pacific Region: Zardari


February 2nd, 2011 - 6:57 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 2(ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has said that his country wants closer ties with the ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) and the Asia Pacific Region.Zardari said this during ... Read more...

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Sodomy II: Former Malaya Deputy PM Anwar fails to disqualify judge


December 6th, 2010 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Dec 6 (ANI): Former Malaysian Deputy Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim has reportedly failed in his second bid to disqualify high court judge Justice Mohamad Zabidin Mohd Diah from presiding over ... Read more...

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Malay opposition leader Anwar fails to have sodomy charge dropped


August 16th, 2010 - 3:41 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Aug.16 (ANI): A Malaysian High Court has rejected opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim's bid to strike out the sodomy charge against him.Justice Mohamad Zabidin Mohammad Diah ruled that the integrity of ... Read more...

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Fresh twist in Anwar Ibrahim’s sodomy trial


August 2nd, 2010 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Aug 2 (IANS) Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim's sodomy trial has got a new twist following reports of "romantic relations" between the man who is alleged to have been sodomised ... Read more...

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Malaysian opposition leader reveals alibi at sodomy trial


May 31st, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, May 31 (DPA) Lawyers for Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim said Monday that he has an alibi showing that he was not present at a flat when he is alleged ... Read more...

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Anwar Ibrahim’s sodomy trial to go on as he loses appeal


May 5th, 2010 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, May 5 (IANS) The sodomy trial of Malaysia's opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim will resume next week Monday after a Federal Court bench unanimously dismissed an appeal to strike out the ... Read more...

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Malaysia gets its first mainstream gay flick


April 3rd, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Apr 3 (ANI): Dalam Botol, Malaysia's first mainstream gay movie, will hit the theatres at the end of this year.Directed by debutante Khir Rahman, the controversial film's original title was ... Read more...

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Malaysian opposition leader Anwar tries to get judge disqualified


February 8th, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Feb.8 (ANI): Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim's sodomy trial was sidetracked after his lawyers demanded that High Court judge Justice Mohamad Zabidin Mohd Diah recuse himself from the case.According to ... Read more...

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Media barred from Anwar Ibrahim’s second sodomy trial


February 4th, 2010 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 4 (IANS) The media was barred Thursday from entering the courtroom as Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim faced a second trial on charge of sodomy. The people concerned visited ... Read more...

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Anwar Ibrahim to face trial on sodomy charges


December 1st, 2009 - 12:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Dec 1 (IANS) Malaysia's controversial opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim was Tuesday ordered to stand trial for sodomy as a court turned down his bid to have the charges dismissed. The trial ... Read more...

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Anwar Ibrahim’s lawyers challenge sodomy charge


November 24th, 2009 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Nov 24 (IANS) Charges of sodomy against Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim cannot stand, his lawyers have told the court hearing the politically sensitive case. Counsel R. Sivarasa, arguing for Ibrahim's ... Read more...

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Hunt for militants plotting to attack Indian mission in Dhaka


November 9th, 2009 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Nov 9 (IANS) After the arrest of three Laskhar-e-Taiba men, the police are hunting for the militants involved in a plot to attack the Indian High Commission and US Embassy here. Detective ... Read more...

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Plan to attack US embassy in Dhaka was hatched in Pakistan (Lead)


November 8th, 2009 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Nov 8 (IANS) A plan to attack the US embassy here was hatched in Pakistan by the terror group Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), Bangladeshi investigators have said. Other missions on the terror target-list ... Read more...

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‘Plan to attack US embassy in Dhaka hatched in Pakistan’


November 8th, 2009 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Nov 8 (IANS) A plan to attack the US embassy here was hatched in Pakistan by the terror group Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), Bangladeshi investigators have said. Madrassa teacher Mufti Harun, who was arrested ... Read more...

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Date set for Malaysian leader’s trial on sodomy charge


November 3rd, 2009 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Nov 3 (IANS) The High Court Tuesday set Nov 23 to hear Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim's appeal against trial on a sodomy charge against him. The rejection of the ... Read more...

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Kasab’s confession - how the LeT trained Mumbai attackers


July 21st, 2009 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 20 (IANS) Pakistani terrorist Mohammed Ajmal Amir Kasab, in his dramatic confession before a special court Monday, said that he was a decorator by profession but since his income was ... Read more...

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Semen stains nail Malay dad raping daughter for 4 years since age 12


May 8th, 2009 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, May 8 (ANI): Ordeal of a 16-year-old Malay girl at the hands of her father emerged when her mother spotted stains of semen on her daughter's bed and tracksuit.The chef ... Read more...

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Anwar Ibrahim to face another trial on sodomy charge


March 6th, 2009 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, March 6 (IANS) Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim will be tried by a high court bench on charge of sodomy - the same accusation he faced a decade back when ... Read more...

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Indians, Chinese ignore video war against Anwar Ibrahim


August 20th, 2008 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Aug 20 (IANS) A night-long video war featuring the aide who has charged opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim with sodomising him is raging in the tiny Permatang Pauh constituency in Penang, ... Read more...

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Man who accused Ibrahim of sodomy swears by Quran, poll hots up


August 17th, 2008 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Aug 17 (IANS) Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim's former aide, who had accused him of sodomy, has sworn by the Holy Quran and repeated the charge, prompting many to challenge ... Read more...

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Malaysian opposition leader Anwar released on RM20, 000 personal bond


August 7th, 2008 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Aug.7 (ANI): Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim , who was charged on Thursday with committing carnal intercourse with a male aide, has been released on a personal bond of ... Read more...

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Malaysian court gives Ibrahim bail in sodomy case


August 7th, 2008 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Aug 7 (IANS) Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim has been given bail after he pleaded not guilty to the charge of having sodomised an aide. A former aide, Mohammed Saiful ... Read more...

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Ibrahim’s threat to seize power a bluff: Malaysian PM


August 1st, 2008 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Aug 1 (IANS) Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim's claims to seize power by reducing the government to a minority is a bluff, Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi has said. He ... Read more...

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Malaysia protests, but US insists on commenting on Anwar


July 25th, 2008 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore/Kuala Lumpur, July 25 (IANS) Malaysia has again protested what it says is interference by the US, but Washington says it will continue to comment on opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim who is ... Read more...

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Malaysia’s Ibrahim vows to topple Badawi government


July 22nd, 2008 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, July 22 (IANS) Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim has again threatened to topple Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi's government, saying he is "on track", despite being haunted by a sodomy ... Read more...

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Malaysian PM bars top officials from probing Ibrahim


July 20th, 2008 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, July 20 (IANS) Malaysian Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi has barred two top officials from the probe against opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim, charged with sodomy, since the latter has accused ... Read more...

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Foreign DNA experts may probe sodomy charge against Ibrahim


July 18th, 2008 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, July 18 (IANS) The Malaysian government may move court to get opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim to agree to a DNA test by foreign experts to probe the sodomy charge levelled ... Read more...

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Anwar faces detention for no-show at sodomy charge probe


July 15th, 2008 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, July 15 (IANS) Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim could be arrested for not appearing before the police in connection with the probe into charges of sodomy case against him. Ibrahim's ... Read more...

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‘Sodomised’ aide dares Anwar Ibrahim to swear by Quran


July 9th, 2008 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, July 9 (IANS) Mohammed Saiful Bukhari Azlan, who claims to have been sodomised by Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim two weeks ago, has challenged the latter to swear by the ... Read more...

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Take me to court: Malaysia’s Ibrahim dares government


July 6th, 2008 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, July 6 (IANS) Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim has challenged the authorities to take him to court if there is solid evidence against him on the latest sodomy charge. But ... Read more...

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Sodomised aide confided in me: Malaysian deputy PM


July 4th, 2008 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, July 4 (IANS) Malaysian Deputy Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak Friday claimed that the aide allegedly sodomized by opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim had met him and had confided in him ... Read more...

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Malaysia against US interference in Anwar Ibrahim case


July 3rd, 2008 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, July 3 (IANS) Malaysian Home Minister Syed Hamid Albar has said the US "should not interfere" in the investigations into charges of sodomy levelled against opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim. "America ... Read more...

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Officially charged with sodomy, Ibrahim vows to fight on


July 2nd, 2008 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, July 2 (IANS) Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim has vowed "not to let 1998 be repeated" as police, in a rerun of what transpired a decade ago, confirmed that an ... Read more...

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