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Turkey charges 8 police in wiretapping probe

ISTANBUL : Turkish prosecutors have charged eight police officers with illegally eavesdropping on top officials including Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, state media said Saturday. The eight were charged with illegal wiretapping, as well as forging official documents, and were remanded in ...

maradona dubai theft charges
July 15, 2014

Maradona's ex wanted in Dubai over theft charges

DUBAI:- Police in Dubai have issued an arrest warrant against the ex-girlfriend of football legend Diego Maradona whom he has accused of stealing, a newspaper reported Monday. The Argentine footballer, 53, whose personal life has not been short on drama, charges that Rocio Oliva, 22, made off with ...

lahore cops booked murder charges
July 14, 2014

Lahore cops booked on murder charges

ISLAMABAD - A move that has shocked many across the country, mid-career police officers are allegedly working for an industrialist to shoot dead their rivals, family members and relatives.Investigation done by Jamil Hashmi, superintendent of Islamabad capital territory police (investigation), has ...

Account officer held over corruption charges

PESHAWAR: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Thursday arrested Nadeem Shad, Account Officer of Peshawar Development Authority, who is allegedly involved in embezzlement of over Rs100 million in connivance with other accused, including officials of a private Bank.During the ...

booked rape charges
July 11, 2014

Two booked over rape charges

ISLANMABAD - The Margalla police have booked two people for allegedly raping an insurance company employee.Sania javed, 22, alleged that Muhammad Saeed and Shah Jee called her to visit their home at G-9/1 as they were interested in an insurance policy on Wednesday. But, she added that both the men ...

raise gas power charges withdrawn
July 09, 2014

‘Raise in gas, power charges be withdrawn’

LAHORE - Jamaat-e-Islami chief Sirajul Haq has said that the PML-N government has set a record of price-hike of commodities during its one year rule. In a statement here on Tuesday, he said that during one year period of the PML-N, the raise in the prices had been equal to five years of the PPP ...

charges political pti
July 08, 2014

Charges a political move, says PTI

ISLAMABAD - The inner circles of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) believe that announcement of Dr Arslan Iftikhar, the elder son of former chief justice of Pakistan Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry, to file a reference against the party chief Imran Khan is more political without having any legal standing ...

Mepco chief fired over corruption charges

ISLAMABAD - Water and Power Secretary Nargis Sethi on Wednesday fired Mepco Chief Abdur Rashid Tariq over the charges of corruption, irregularities and failure to bring down loadshedding to five hours in urban areas and seven hours in rural areas.According to sources, Sethi took this extreme ...

Spain’s Princess Cristina faces trial on corruption charges

MADRID - A Spanish court on Wednesday upheld corruption charges against Cristina de Borbon, sister of newly-crowned King Felipe VI, and her husband in one of the last steps before a trial that could cloud the monarchy’s bid to rebuild its reputation.The rulings by the Palma de Mallorca court ...

senior cop facing charges sodomy
June 25, 2014

Senior cop facing charges of sodomy

ISLAMABAD - Islamabad police on Tuesday booked two persons, including a senior police official, on charges of sodomising a teen in the jurisdiction of Shalimar police station Islamabad."Islamabad Police have booked two people for sodomising a teenager. We are investigating the case after ...

Charges against Gilani multiply in TDAP scam probe

ISLAMABAD - There is a long list of charges against former Prime Minister Syed Yousaf Raza Gilani in Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP) scam that surfaced in the investigations of the Federal Investigations Agency (FIA), The Nation has learnt.The FIA Karachi is investigating a number of ...

ksa jails yrs terror charges
June 11, 2014

KSA jails 33 for up to 30 yrs on terror charges

ABU DHABI : A Saudi court sentenced 33 suspected militants on Monday to up to 30 years in prison, the official Saudi Press Agency said, eight years after their arrest on terrorism charges.Seventy-one people were arrested in Riyadh’s al Nakheel district in 2006 on charges including forming a ...

ahsan aggressive imran charges
June 10, 2014

Ahsan turns aggressive over Imran's charges

ISLAMABAD  - Heart burnt by the recent statements of Imran Khan, Federal Minister for Planning Ahsan Iqbal has accused Khan of spreading hatred among the people in the name of provincialism.While holding a press conference here, Ahsan said the country was facing a hard time and this was no ...

ace charges asi cheating people
June 04, 2014

ACE charges ASI with cheating people

SARGODHA The Anti-Corruption Establishment (ACE) have arrested police official appointed at American Consulate Lahore on the charges of swindling money from jobless people by impersonating himself as officer of the Nadra, police and other departments. One Mohammad Hayat had filed complaint with the ...

charges russian cyber conspiracy
June 02, 2014, 7:28 pm

U.S. charges Russian national in cyber conspiracy

The U.S. Justice Department has filed a criminal complaint, accusing Russian national Evgeniy Mikhaylovich Bogachev of being a member of a cyber crime gang that sought to steal millions of dollars from U.S. consumers. The suspect, who authorities said is also known as Lucky12345, is charged with ...

Italian diplomat faces child abuse charges in Philippines

MANILA : A Philippine prosecutor said Monday there was probable cause to charge a detained Italian diplomat for allegedly abusing three street children. Daniele Bosio, 46, was holidaying in Manila when he was arrested last month after a children’s advocacy group told police they saw him ...

vincent expects fixing charges
May 24, 2014

Vincent expects more fixing charges

WELLINGTON - Disgraced former New Zealand cricketer Lou Vincent on Friday denied striking a plea bargain with match-fixing investigators and said he expected to face more corruption charges on top of the 14 already laid against him. The England and Wales Cricket Board on Thursday charged Vincent ...

Gorchani under fire in PA over charges of land grabbing

LAHORE - The Punjab Assembly on Thursday passed three bills amid uproar caused by the Opposition’s protest inside the House over the issue of alleged land grabbing in DG Khan by Deputy Speaker Sardar Shair Ali Gorchani. It all started when the Deputy Speaker who was chairing the sitting at ...

Musharraf urges special court to reframe charges

ISLAMABAD - Former President General (Retd) Pervez Musharraf on Wednesday requested the Special Court to reframe charges against him in the treason case, as the old charges were framed without providing him necessary and relevant documents.In a separate application, the court was prayed to provide ...

ecp rejects rigging charges
May 22, 2014

ECP rejects NA-68 rigging charges

ISLAMABAD - Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) Wednesday rejected allegations of vote fraud in NA-68, Sargodha, contending discrepancy in the vote count was due to typing mistake. The ECP termed the vote count discrepancy a typist’s mistake and decided not to act against the presiding and ...

US charges Chinese military with cyber-spying

WASHINGTON - The United States has filed charges against several members of China’s military for allegedly stealing American trade secrets, media reports said Monday. The Washington Post and other news outlets said that the Justice Department is charging members of China’s ...

Hate preacher Abu Hamza guilty on US charges

NEW YORK :  Jurors in the New York trial of British hate preacher Abu Hamza on Monday found him guilty of kidnapping and terrorism offenses.The former imam of the north London Finsbury Park mosque, real name Mustafa Kamel Mustafa, showed no reaction to the verdict, which carries a possible ...

Philippines charges Chinese fishermen despite warning

PUERTO PRINCESA, Philippines : Philippine prosecutors on Monday filed environmental crime charges against nine Chinese fishermen arrested in disputed South China Sea waters, despite Beijing’s warning of a dire effect on relations.The court case is the latest step in a simmering dispute ...

son nz maori king burglary charges
May 06, 2014

Son of NZ’s Maori king on burglary charges

WELLINGTON - The son of New Zealand’s Maori king appeared in court on Monday charged with burglary and stealing surfboards in a North Island town, prompting a rare public rebuke from the indigenous figurehead.Korotangi Paki, 18, who is the son of King Tuheitia, pleaded guilty to two charges ...

ppib fraud charges
May 05, 2014

PPIB MD among 3 face fraud charges

ISLAMABAD - The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Rawalpindi Sunday arrested three accused including NA Zuberi, managing director Private Power and Infrastructure Board (PPIB), from Islamabad and two former CEOs of Lakhra Power Generation Company Limited (LPGCL - GENCO) Anwar Brohi and Muhammad ...

Brothers arrested under charges of cannibalism sent to jail on judicial remand

HYDERABAD TOWN- Anti Terrorism Court (ATC) Sargodha has sent two real brothers to jail on judicial remand, who are arrested under the charges of cannibalism. Darya Khan Police produced the two real brothers including Arif and Irfan before judge of ATC today under strict security. The police also ...

Smeda charges no fee for any pre-feasibility study

LAHORE - All of the Pre-feasibility Studies prepared by the SMEDA for Prime Minister’s Youth Business Loan Scheme (PMYBL) are available on SMEDA website free of cost. Alamgir Chaudhry, Acting Chief Executive Officer said that since the PMYBL scheme is purely a business loans scheme, an ...

gaddafi son officials charges court
April 28, 2014

Gaddafi’s son, ex-officials face charges in court

TRIPOLI - The son of late Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi appeared via video-link on Sunday with 22 others to hear charges in a Tripoli court ranging from war crimes to corruption in a major test of whether the state can implement the rule of law.Saif al-Islam, the most high-profile of ...

Pak student sentenced to prison on terror charges

WASHINGTON - A Pakistani high school honours student who reportedly helped solicit support for jihadists he met online was sentenced to five years in prison in Philadelphia on Thursday, according to US media reports. Mohammad Hassan Khalid, the youngest person ever to be prosecuted for terrorism ...

Murder, extortion charges no barrier in India’s election

NEW DELHI  - The list of charges against Indian politician Kameshwar Baitha is long and startling: 16 counts of murder, 25 of attempted murder, six of assault with a dangerous weapon, three of extortion... and so on.In many democratic countries, such severe criminal allegations would be ...

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