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Two Japanese ministers defy PM, visit shrine


August 15th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Aug 15 (IANS) Two Japanese cabinet ministers defied the prime minister Wednesday to visit the Yasukuni shrine in Tokyo on the 67th anniversary of Japan's World War II surrender.Jin ... Read more...

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Do not train Sri Lankans: Jayalalithaa, Karunanidhi (Lead)


July 16th, 2012 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 16 (IANS) Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa and former chief minister M. Karunanidhi Monday asked the central government to send back all Sri Lankan military personnel training in ... Read more...

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Send back Sri Lankan defence personnel: Jayalalithaa


July 16th, 2012 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 16 (IANS) Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Monday asked the central government to send back all Sri Lankan military personnel training in India and accused New Delhi of ... Read more...

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200 war criminals wander on British streets


May 9th, 2012 - 11:07 am ICT by IANS
London, May 9 (IANS) There are over 200 suspected war criminals roaming around the streets of Britain, statistics have revealed.The authorities, however, cannot sent back these people, some of the ... Read more...

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PM’s Sri Lanka resolution statement is evasive and useless: Jayalalithaa


March 20th, 2012 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 19 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Monday termed Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's statement in parliament on the US resolution against Sri Lanka as "evasive" and ... Read more...

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Don’t support Sri Lanka at UNHCR, say Tamil parties


February 29th, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 29 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa and her arch rival, DMK president M. Karuananidhi Wednesday demanded that the Indian government should support the US-backed resolution ... Read more...

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Hasina seeks support for war crimes trial


February 19th, 2012 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 19 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Sunday sought support from the Bengali community across the world for trying war criminals, The Daily Star reported.She said the ... Read more...

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Five years after war, hundreds still missing in Nepal


August 30th, 2011 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 30 (IANS) Five years after a decade of civil war ended in Nepal, hundreds of people are still missing with no one punished for the extrajudicial disappearances and ... Read more...

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Will get Sri Lankan Tamils their rights: Jayalalithaa


August 11th, 2011 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 11 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Thursday declared that her government will not rest till Sri Lankan Tamils are rehabilitated, allowed to live in their own ... Read more...

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Pakistani terror suspect arrested in Canada


July 24th, 2011 - 10:51 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 24 (IANS) A Pakistani man was arrested in Canada Saturday for war crimes and terror links.Arshad Muhammad, who was arrested from the Toronto suburb of Mississauga, has reportedly ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa meets PM, talks Sri Lanka, Tamil Nadu economy (Lead)


June 14th, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Tuesday met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for the first time since storming to power in Tamil Nadu last month, armed ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu calls for sanctions against Sri Lanka


June 8th, 2011 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 8 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu assembly Wednesday unanimously passed a resolution urging the Indian government to impose economic sanctions on Sri Lanka and approach the United Nations to ... Read more...

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Clashes erupt in Serbia protest against Mladic arrest


May 30th, 2011 - 4:42 am ICT by BNO News
BELGRADE (BNO NEWS) -- Clashes erupted on Sunday between Serbian police and ultra-nationalist protesters who demonstrated against the arrest of Bosnian Serb war crimes suspect Ratko Mladic, CNN reported.Thousands of demonstrators, including ... Read more...

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Outrage over UK decision to allow Libyan defector to fly to Qatar


April 13th, 2011 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 13 (ANI): The British Government has been accused of turning the country into a 'transit lounge for alleged war criminals' for allowing former Libyan former Foreign Minister Musa Kusa to ... Read more...

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Libya’s First Lady owns airline company, 20 tonnes of gold: Report


March 8th, 2011 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, March 8 (IANS) Libya's First Lady Safia Farkash al-Baraasi has amassed enormous wealth, including the airline company Buraq Air and 20 tonnes of gold, a media report said.Although the ... Read more...

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Libyan intelligence chief vetted UK sociologist before Gaddafi saw him


March 5th, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar. 5 (ANI): Libya's intelligence chief, Abd Allah al-Sanusi, who is being blamed for the atrocities in the present uprising in his country, is said to have vetted former London School ... Read more...

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Human rights groups in Afghanistan shift focus from NATO to atrocities by Taliban


February 10th, 2011 - 7:16 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Feb 10(ANI): Human rights groups working in war-torn Afghanistan have shifted their focus from abuses attributed to NATO forces towards those committed by Taliban insurgents.The change in attitude is prompted ... Read more...

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Nearly 400 suspected war criminals living as ‘free birds’ in Britain


February 5th, 2011 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 5(ANI): Hundreds of suspected war criminals are living in Britain, despite recommendations by a UK Border Agency unit that action be taken against them.According to the Guardian, the unit has ... Read more...

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Dhaka court rejects plea on `war criminals’ in Pakistan


February 2nd, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 2 (IANS) The Dhaka High Court Wednesday rejected a writ petition seeking a direction to the government to bring back to trial 195 Pakistan Army personnel accused of killing ... Read more...

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US commends Dhaka’s fight against terror


January 18th, 2011 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Jan 18 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has commended Bangladesh's fight against terrorism and religious extremism during a telephone call to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.Praise for the government ... Read more...

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Clooney teams up with Google, UN to watch Sudan using satellites


December 29th, 2010 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec29 (ANI): A group founded by Hollywood star George Clooney is collaborating with Google, a U.N. agency and anti-genocide organisations to launch satellite surveillance of the border between north and south ... Read more...

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Bangladesh opposition leader to be tried for ‘war crimes’


December 22nd, 2010 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Dec 22 (IANS) Salauddin Quader Chowdhury, a senior leader of the main opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP), will be tried on charges of "war crimes" for having targeted a Hindu entrepreneur ... Read more...

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Israeli military condemns Brit activists for revealing its ‘war criminal’ soldiers on website


November 20th, 2010 - 3:39 pm ICT by ANI
Jerusalem, Nov 20 (ANI): The Israeli military has condemned British activists for the publication of names and photographs of 200 Israeli soldiers, including senior commanders and low-ranking soldiers, on a US-based website ... Read more...

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Secret papers reveal U.S. aid for ex-Nazis


November 14th, 2010 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 14 (ANI): A secret history of the United States government's Nazi-hunting operation have revealed that American intelligence officials created a "safe haven" in the United States for Nazis and their ... Read more...

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Dhaka court questions repatriation of Pakistani war criminals


November 3rd, 2010 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Nov 3 (IANS) A Dhaka court has questioned the "Delhi Treaty" under which Bangladesh agreed to return 195 Pakistani soldiers who had surrendered in the 1971 war. It has asked the ... Read more...

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Bangladesh changes rules to detain 1971 war criminals


November 2nd, 2010 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Nov 2 (IANS) A tribunal in Bangladesh preparing to try former Islamist militants on the charge of killing unarmed civilians during the 1971 freedom movement has amended rules to facilitate ... Read more...

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Bangladesh, Pakistan plan PM level talks


November 2nd, 2010 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Nov 2 (IANS) Bangladesh and Pakistan have agreed to give "fresh impetus" to their bilateral relationship and planned a prime ministerial-level dialogue by the end of 2011.The foreign ministers of ... Read more...

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Allied forces ‘believed Hitler had secret Nazi hideout during WWII’


October 29th, 2010 - 4:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 29 (ANI): A set of documents revealed today showed that allied forces during the Second World War believed that Hitler had a secret Nazi hideout in the Austrian Alps where ... Read more...

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New documents reveal Hitler’s ‘last desperate stand’ during WWII


October 29th, 2010 - 3:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 29 (ANI): A set of documents revealed today showed that allied forces during the Second World War believed that Hitler had a secret Nazi hideout in the Austrian Alps where ... Read more...

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Bangladesh’s opposition lawmaker named as ‘collaborator’


September 25th, 2010 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chittagong, Sep 25 (IANS) A group of witnesses belonging to the minority Hindu community has accused a senior opposition lawmaker of being a 'collaborator' who killed at the behest of the then ... Read more...

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Threat to Hasina’s life, warn intelligence agencies


September 14th, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Sep 14 (IANS) Intelligence agencies at home and abroad have warned of a threat to the life of Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina that could take place between September and ... Read more...

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Kashmir crippled by curfew and shutdown, Geelani arrested (Lead)


September 8th, 2010 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 8 (IANS) As curfew continued for the second consecutive day in this Jammu and Kashmir summer capital and restrictions were imposed in some towns in the valley, separatist leader Syed ... Read more...

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Geelani arrested from Srinagar residence


September 8th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 8 (IANS) Hardline separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani was arrested from his home in this Jammu and Kashmir summer capital Wednesday. Geelani, who heads the hardline faction of the Hurriyat Conference, ... Read more...

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Hurriyat leader Geelani arrested in Srinagar


September 8th, 2010 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep.8 (ANI): Syed Ali Shah Geelani, the leader of the hardline faction of the Hurriyat Conference in Kashmir, has been arrested from his residence in Srinagar city on Wednesday ... Read more...

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Hurriyat’s Geelani sets down conditions for dialogue on Kashmir issue


September 1st, 2010 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Sep 1 (ANI): Separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani has set down five conditions before New Delhi to facilitate a review the hardline Hurriyat Conference's ongoing agitation programme.Addressing a press ... Read more...

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