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Chhattisgarh cop suspended for custody death (Lead)

February 23rd, 2012 - 1:08 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, Feb 22 (IANS) A police station chief in Chhattisgarh was suspended Wednesday, a day after an initial post-mortem report backed a poor man's allegations that his son was mercilessly ... Read more...

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Bush cancels Swiss visit amid concerns of arrest over torture allegations

February 6th, 2011 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 6 (ANI): Former US President George W Bush has cancelled his visit to Switzerland amid concerns that he could be arrested for allegedly ordering the torture of prisoners.Bush was due ... Read more...

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Cape Town police face ‘torture’ allegations in Brit-Indian bride murder case

December 4th, 2010 - 6:27 pm ICT by ANI
Cape Town, Dec 4 (ANI): Two of the three arrested men accused of murdering Anni Dewani, the Brit-Indian honeymooner shot dead in South Africa last month, have claimed that they were physically ... Read more...

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Wife, separated for years, cannot sue husband for torture: Apex court

June 10th, 2009 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court has ruled that a woman, living separately from her husband for years without taking divorce, cannot accuse him of torturing her after years of ... Read more...

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Heidi, Spencer Pratt torture allegations ‘untrue’, says jungle show source

June 8th, 2009 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jun 8 (ANI): After allegations that Heidi and Spencer Pratt were "tortured" on the set of NBC's 'I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here!" emerged, a source close to the ... Read more...

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UK Home Secretary faces flak over fresh MI5 torture allegations

May 27th, 2009 - 4:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 27 (ANI): British Home Secretary Jacqui Smith is likely to face legal action over allegations that MI5 agents colluded in the torture of a British former civil servant by Bangladeshi ... Read more...

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British troops tortured, killed Iraqi captives

April 23rd, 2009 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 23 (ANI): British troops tortured, killed and then mutilated 20 Iraqi captives held after a gun battle, the High Court was told.They also mistreated seven other Iraqis who survived ... Read more...

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Miliband continues to commit gaffes

February 16th, 2009 - 4:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.16 (ANI): If his comment linking the settlement of the Kashmir dispute to the ending of terrorism in South Asia were not enough, British Foreign Secretary David Miliband continues to ... Read more...

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UN body concerned over widespread torture allegations in China

November 22nd, 2008 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
Geneva, Nov 22 (ANI): A UN body has expressed deep concern over allegations of widespread torture in China, and called on that country to fully probe rights abuses.The United Nations ... Read more...

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CIA officers could face trial in Britain over Gitmo inmate torture allegations

October 31st, 2008 - 4:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 31 (ANI): Senior US intelligence officers could be put on trial in Britain after it emerged last night that the Attorney General is to investigate allegations that a British ... Read more...

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British MPs demand probe into Muslim torture allegations

July 20th, 2008 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
London , July 20 (ANI): Members of Parliament are demanding a full probe into the allegations of British Muslims who said that they were arrested and tortured with the full knowledge ... Read more...

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Kate and Gerry McCann accept apologies from two newspapers

March 20th, 2008 - 5:33 pm ICT by admin
London, March 20 (ANI): Kate and Gerry McCann have accepted apologies from two British newspapers for alleging that they were responsible for the death of their little daughter Madeleine.The apologies were ... Read more...

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Security improves in Iraq but problems still remain: UN

March 16th, 2008 - 8:13 am ICT by admin
DPA New York, March 16 (DPA) The security situation in Iraq remains tense despite a drop in violence over the last few months, the UN mission to the country has reported. Though attacks ... Read more...

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