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Putin pardons jailed tycoon Khodorkovsky
Putin pardons jailed tycoon Khodorkovsky

Putin pardons jailed tycoon Khodorkovsky

Vladimir Putin, the Russian president, has signed the decree pardoning tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky, a prominent Kremlin critic, who has spent more than a decade behind bars for embezzlement, fraud and tax evasion. “Guided by humanitarian principles, I decree that Mikhail Borisovich... read more »

Britain’s SAS not involved in Diana’s death: Police
Britain’s SAS not involved in Diana’s de...

Britain’s SAS not involved in Diana’s death: Police

London – British police said Tuesday there is “no credible evidence” that the SAS was involved in the deaths of Diana, Princess of Wales, and Dodi Al Fayed in 1997, BBC reported. The Special Air Service (SAS) is a regiment of the British A! rmy. It was reported earlier that... read more »

British police reject Princess Diana murder claim
British police reject Princess Diana mur...

British police reject Princess Diana murder claim

Scotland Yard on Tuesday said that it has found “no credible evidence” to support a claim that the British Special Forces were involved in the tragic death of Princess Diana in a 1997 Paris car crash. Britain’s Metropolitan Police had received material in August about the deaths of the... read more »

David Cameron declares 'mission accomplished' in Afghanistan
David Cameron declares ‘mission ac...

David Cameron declares ‘mission accomplished’ in Afghanistan

London – British troops can return to the UK from Afghanistan knowing its mission was accomplished, Prime Minister David Cameron has said. The comments from Cameron came as he visited Afghanistan and met forces stationed at Camp Bastion in Helmand. He said a ‘basic level of... read more »

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Op Blue Star Lt Gen Brar’s London attackers sentenced upto 14 years in jail

Op Blue Star Lt Gen Brar’s London attackers sentenced upto 14 years in jail

London – Operation “Blue Star” Lieutenant-General Kuldeep Singh Brar’s London attackers have been jailed for slashing his throat in revenge for the 1984 military offensive. A... read more »

Same sex weddings expected in Britain next year

Same sex weddings expected in Britain next year

London – The first same sex weddings in Britain are expected to hap! pen from March 29 next year, Women and Equalities Minister Maria Miller said Tuesday. The British parliament... read more »

Police clash with protesters in Ukrainian capital

Police clash with protesters in Ukrainian capital

Security forces clashed with protesters as they began tearing down opposition barricades and tents set up in the centre of the Ukrainian capital early Wednesday, in an escalation of the... read more »

Jailed Pussy Riot members might be pardoned under new Kremlin amnesty bill

Jailed Pussy Riot members might be pardoned under new Kremlin amnesty bill

London – The jailed members of the Pussy Riot band could be released under a Kremlin amnesty. The Kremlin-friendly daily Izvestia said the amnesty bill submitted by President Vladimir... read more »

Costa Concordia Captain abandoned ship leaving almost 300 people on board

Costa Concordia Captain abandoned ship leaving almost 300 people ...

Washington – An Italian court has heard that a coastguard official aboard the doomed cruise liner Costa Concordia had told its captain, Francesco Schettino, to get back on the ship as he fled... read more »