Meeting the Santa – Festivities (Photography)


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Afghanistan: Teenage girl appeals and wins forced prostitution case


Little did Sahar Gul knew, an Afghani teenager that she may land up in hospital after her in-laws forced her to take up prostitution. Her case ended up in the Supreme Court of Afghanistan after her convicted in-laws were released by appeals courts, who were originally sentenced to a 10 year jail term. The AljazeeraContinue reading “Afghanistan: Teenage girl appeals and wins forced prostitution case”

Assange’s prosecution likely after Manning’s conviction on espionage charges


The likelihood of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange’s prosecution by the United States as a co-conspirator has moved a step closer following the conviction of Army private, Bradley Manning on espionage charges on Tuesday. The view is shared by his attorney and civil liberties groups alike. Manning is found guilty of numerous violations under Espionage ActContinue reading “Assange’s prosecution likely after Manning’s conviction on espionage charges”

US spy agency files for probe into NSA leaks, Justice department to give approval


A U.S. intelligence agency has filed its request to conduct a criminal probe into the leak of highly classified information about the extremely secret surveillance programs to be run by the National Security Agency. The said information came to be known after the intelligence chief’s spokesman told about it. The nation’s spy chief confirmed theContinue reading “US spy agency files for probe into NSA leaks, Justice department to give approval”

US pushes China for stopping trade secret theft


The U.S. Trade Representative’s office has criticized China for not stopping the increasing theft of American trade secrets upon which the U.S economic might relies heavily. The incident is the latest addition in the incidents making Washington frustrated with China. “Not only are repeated thefts occurring inside China, but also outside of China for theContinue reading “US pushes China for stopping trade secret theft”

Blackberry Z10 launched in India, high price point


Blackberry launched Z10 in India today with a view to regain the lost market share to smartphone manufacturers like Apple and Samsung. The phone has been launched after about 1 month of its international launch. It is expected to be priced at Rs. 43490/- in India. Bollywood Heart throb Ranbir Kapoor revealed the Blackberry Z10Continue reading “Blackberry Z10 launched in India, high price point”

Imran Khan’s anti-Drone peace march returned back by Pakistan officials


USA as we all know it has made some mistakes in its fight against terrorism. It created a certain group of allies and went ahead to deal with the menace in countries that proved to be its breeding ground but discussing it is not my aim here. What I want to be talking about instead is oneContinue reading “Imran Khan’s anti-Drone peace march returned back by Pakistan officials”

Queen played critical role in Abu Hamza’s arrest


It’s official now..it was the Queen herself that lobbied for the arrest of one of the biggest terrorism suspects of all time (though Osama bin Laden was foremost in this list but as the investigations put out Abu Hamza al-Masiri is not the kind that contributed any less in aiding the way terrorism has evolvedContinue reading “Queen played critical role in Abu Hamza’s arrest”