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Raj Thackeray comes out in support of cartoonist Trivedi


September 11th, 2012 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 11 (IANS) Supporting jailed cartoonist Aseem Trivedi, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray Tuesday demanded that he be set free and the sedition charges against him be ... Read more...

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22 Azerbaijanis face trial for spying for Iran


August 29th, 2012 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
Baku, Aug 28 (IANS) A total of 22 Azerbaijanis were Tuesday put on trial after being accused of secret collaboration with Iran's Revolutionary Guards, media reported.The trial started behind closed ... Read more...

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Belarus arrests Lithuanian spies


July 13th, 2012 - 8:06 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Former Soviet state Belarus has said it has detained a Lithuanian military intelligence officer and his local agents for spying.Belarus' State Security Committee said the ... Read more...

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Putin seeks law amendment for foreign-funded NGOs


July 11th, 2012 - 9:22 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti)Russian President Vladimir Putin has called for amendments to a bill which would force non-governmental organisations(NGOs), funded from abroad and engaged in political activity, to declare ... Read more...

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Doctor jailed for 30 years for helping US kill Osama


May 23rd, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 23 (IANS) Pakistani doctor Shakil Afridi, charged with treason for helping the US to kill Osama bin Laden, was Wednesday jailed for 30 years.The sentence was announced by ... Read more...

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Punjab’s long-march would tantamount to treason: Gilani


May 2nd, 2012 - 7:36 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 2 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said no province can launch a long-march against the federal government because such an act will tantamount to ... Read more...

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UN official warns Sri Lanka over reprisals


March 24th, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 24 (IANS) A UN human rights official has warned Sri Lanka against possible attacks on its rights activists after a UN body passed a resolution decrying rights violations ... Read more...

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Grave robbers freaked out by pony-tailed mummy


March 22nd, 2012 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 22 (IANS) Robbers in search of archaeological treasures in China were given the fright of their lives when they came across a pony-tailed mummy in a grave.Rummaging through ... Read more...

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Gilani’s defiance baffles Pakistani daily


March 17th, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 17 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani's "insolent stance" on writing a letter to the Swiss authorities to reopen corruption cases against President Asif Ali Zardari has ... Read more...

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Bank accounts of doctor who helped track Osama sealed


February 25th, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 25 (IANS) The bank accounts of the Pakistani doctor who, on the CIA's directions, allegedly helped conduct a fake polio campaign to track down Osama bin Laden have ... Read more...

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Estonian charged with spying for Russia


February 23rd, 2012 - 6:03 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) An official with the security police of Estonia has been arrested on suspicion of spying for Russia.The security official named Alexei Dressen was detained at ... Read more...

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Someone in Pakistan knew about bin Laden’s hideout: Panetta


January 28th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 28 (IANS) US Defence Secretary Leon Panetta has said he still believes someone in authority in Pakistan knew where Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden was hiding before the ... Read more...

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Oslo killer warns of more attacks, sent to solitary confinement (Second Lead)


July 25th, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) Norway's mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik was Monday sent to a solitary confinement by a court after he boasted about his crime and warned of "two ... Read more...

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Binayak Sen to be released today


April 18th, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
Raipur, Apr 18 (ANI): Civil rights activist Binayak Sen, who was sentenced to life imprisonment on charges of sedition by a Raipur court on December 24, is likely to be released today.The ... Read more...

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Supreme Court grants bail to Binayak Sen


April 15th, 2011 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 15 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Friday granted bail to civil rights activist Binayak Sen, who has been sentenced to life imprisonment on charges of sedition and for having ... Read more...

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Supreme Court adjourns Binayak Sen’s bail plea to April 15


April 11th, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 11 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Monday adjourned civil right activist Binayak Sen's bail plea till Friday on request of the Chhattisgarh Government.A two-judge bench comprising Justices H S ... Read more...

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SC to hear Binayak Sen’s bail plea on Monday


April 10th, 2011 - 12:01 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 10 (ANI): The Supreme Court will on Monday hear the bail plea of civil rights activist Dr. Binayak Sen, who has been sentenced to life imprisonment on charges of ... Read more...

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Assange charges Gillard with ‘treason’


March 15th, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 15 (ANI): Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has challenged Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard with 'treason' raising doubts that her government was exchanging intelligence on Australian citizens with foreign governments.Gillard however ... Read more...

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Supreme Court issues notice to Chhattisgarh Govt. on Sen bail plea


March 11th, 2011 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 11 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Friday issued a notice to the Chhattisgarh Government on the bail plea of civil rights activist Dr. Binayak Sen, who has been sentenced ... Read more...

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Supreme Court to hear Binayak Sen’s bail plea


March 11th, 2011 - 11:59 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 11 (ANI): The Supreme Court will today hear the bail plea of civil rights activist Dr. Binayak Sen, who has been sentenced to life imprisonment on charges of sedition ... Read more...

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Sindh HC directs probe agency to act lawfully on treason petition against Musharraf


March 8th, 2011 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Mar 8(ANI): The Sindh High Court has directed Pakistan's Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) to act lawfully on a treason petition filed against former military ruler Pervez Musharraf.The court issued the ... Read more...

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UN official claims Zimbabwe activists may have been tortured


March 1st, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
Johannesburg, Mar. 1 (ANI): A United Nations torture investigator has confirmed that he had written the Government of Zimbabwe to express concern about allegations that state security agents had assaulted the 45 ... Read more...

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46 Zimbabwe political activists charged with treason for watching Egypt protests video


February 25th, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 25 (ANI): Zimbabwe has charged dozens of political activists with treason for allegedly plotting "Egypt-style" protests against Robert Mugabe's rule.The arrest of the activists is being seen as another ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh HC rejects Binayak Sen’s bail plea


February 10th, 2011 - 8:59 pm ICT by ANI
Raipur, Feb 10 (ANI): The Chhattisgarh High Court on Thursday rejected the bail application of Human Rights activist Dr. Binayak Sen, who has been sentenced to life imprisonment by a sessions court ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh Mukti Morcha calls for release of social activist Binayak Sen


January 31st, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
Raipur, Jan 31 (ANI): Activists of Chhattisgarh Mukti Morcha Labourer's Committee carried out a protest rally here demanding the release of Human Rights activist Binayak Sen who is convicted under sedition charges.Addressing ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh HC permits EU team to witness proceedings on Sen’s appeal


January 24th, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by ANI
Raipur, Jan 24 (ANI): The Chhattisgarh High Court on Monday permitted a delegation of European Union observers to witness proceedings on Human Rights activist Dr. Binayak Sen's appeal against his life ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh HC to hear Binayak Sen bail plea


January 24th, 2011 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
Raipur, Jan 24 (ANI): The Chhattisgarh High Court today will hear a petition for the suspension of sentence and grant of bail of Human Rights activist Dr. Binayak Sen on Monday.Sen ... Read more...

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Paul the Octopus gets a memorial in Germany


January 21st, 2011 - 12:45 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Berlin, Jan 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The most famous octopus that ever lived has got a memorial in Germany.The octopus that popularly became known as “Paul the Octopus” successfully predicted the ... Read more...

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IPL auction a crime against cricket: Congress leader


January 18th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Calling the recent auction of players in the Indian Premier League (IPL) "a crime against the great game (of cricket)", a Congress leader from Maharashtra has ... Read more...

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My faith in judiciary shattered, says Binayak Sen’s wife


January 4th, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 4 (ANI): Slamming the judgment of a Raipur Additional Sessions and District Court, which sentenced human rights activist Binayak Sen to life imprisonment on grounds of sedition and entering ... Read more...

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Northeast group wants case against Binayak Sen withdrawn


December 29th, 2010 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Dec 29 (IANS) A rights group from northeast India Wednesday urged the central and Chhattisgarh governments to withdraw the sedition cases against jailed human rights activist Binayak Sen at once to ... Read more...

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Rights activists await ruling on Binayak Sen


December 23rd, 2010 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Dec 23 (IANS) Rights activists from across India are gathering here as a court is set to rule Friday in the case involving Binayak Sen, who spent two years in jail ... Read more...

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BJP youth wing seeks arrest of Mirwaiz


November 25th, 2010 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) Alleging that Hurriyat Conference leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq had made "anti-India remarks" Thursday at a seminar in Chandigarh, the Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM) demanded his arrest ... Read more...

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‘Nawaz will neither regain power nor be able to try me in court of law’: Musharraf


November 8th, 2010 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov 8 (ANI): Former President Pervez Mushrraf has lashed out at Nawaz Sharif for his threats of trying him for treason when he returns to power, saying the PML-N ... Read more...

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‘Failure of West leadership’ behind troop pullout from Afghanistan: Musharraf


October 1st, 2010 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 1 (ANI): Former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf has said that pressure to pullout western troops out of Afghanistan shows failure of leadership on the part of Britain and America. ... Read more...

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