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January 10, 2018 12:00 AM Drone users in Thailand must register or face jail, fines

BANGKOK: Drone users who fail to register their devices in Thailand by Tuesday could face up to five years in jail or a $3,000 fine, officials said, tough new rules that may hit tourists and media alike. The regulations, which were announced in October but take effect this week, cover nearly all forms of drone use from commercial and recreational to scientific 3

January 2, 2018 12:00 AM Court couldn’t have ‘detected’ Balkan war criminal’s poison

THE HAGUE: The potassium cyanide that Bosnian Croat war criminal Slobodan Praljak used to commit suicide in court could not have been detected before he drank it, said the UN tribunal’s internal probe released late on Sunday. Praljak killed himself in front of UN judges in The Hague late last month, just seconds after they upheld his 20-year jail sentence 3

December 30, 2017 12:00 AM ‘Bookkeeper of Auschwitz’, 96, loses appeal against jail

BERLIN: A former Nazi SS guard known as the Bookkeeper of Auschwitz, 96, lost his final legal challenge against being jailed when Germany’s highest court Friday rejected his appeal. In one of the last cases against a surviving Nazi, Oskar Groening was found guilty in July 2015 of being an accessory to the murders of 300,000 people at the death camp. Groening 1

December 29, 2017 12:00 AM Azerbaijan gives lengthy sentences to Islamist group

BAKU: An Azerbaijani court on Thursday gave jail terms ranging from 12 to 15 years to members of an Islamist group, who claim they were tortured in to giving confessions. The jail terms were handed to 12 members of the "Movement for Muslim Unity", an opposition group, by a court in the oil-rich country’s capital Baku. The group’s lawyer Fariz Namazly 2

December 21, 2017 12:00 AM Gajar ka Halwa: Khursheed’s mouth-watering praise for president’s cookbook

ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain on Wednesday sent the gift of ‘Gajar Ka Halwa’ to the Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly Syed Khursheed Shah. “I am thankful to him for sending me the gift of Gajar ka Halwa and it was an honour for me as he had sent such a tasty gift,” he said while talking to newsmen at his Chamber at the Parliament 1

December 16, 2017 12:00 AM Putin’s ex-minister awarded 8-year jail over $2m bribe

MOSCOW: A Russian court on Friday sentenced former economy minister Alexei Ulyukayev to eight years in a penal colony for taking a $2 million bribe from an ally of President Vladimir Putin. Ulyukayev is the highest-ranking official arrested in Putin's 17 years in power. The Moscow court ruled he must also pay a fine of 130 million roubles ($2.2 million) 1

December 14, 2017 12:00 AM Burney asks India to release 2 Pakistanis

KARACHI: The Chairman of Ansar Burney Trust International and former federal minister for human rights, Ansar Burney has requested Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Minister External Affairs Sushma Sawaraj to release 2 Pakistani mentally retarded boys Hasnain Ali and Javed Joggi who are detained in Amritsar prison and Jaipur Jail respectively

December 2, 2017 8:06 AM Three former SHOs convicted for illegal detention of Zulfikar Mirza's aide in Badin

Three senior police officials in Badin were sentenced to six months jail each on Saturday for the illegal detention in 2015 of estranged PPP leader Zulfikar Mirza's aide. Senior Civil Judge Matli Bhopat Rai announced that Inspector Wali Muhammad Chang, then station house officer of Badin Model Police Station, Loung Shar of the Pangrio Police Station 3

November 28, 2017 12:00 AM Danish girl jailed for planning bomb attacks

Danish girl jailed for planning bomb attacks COPENHAGEN: A 17-year-old Danish girl who offered to fight for Islamic State was sentenced on Monday to eight years in prison by the Danish high court for planning bomb attacks on two schools, one of them Jewish. The high court on Friday found the girl - who was 15 years old at the time - guilty of the offences 3

November 27, 2017 12:00 AM Mardan DBA opposed to park construction

Mardan DBA opposed to park construction MARDAN: The District Bar Association on Sunday continued the protest against the decision of the provincial government to construct a family park on the land of old jail instead of a judicial complex. However, representatives of local government and civil society organisations held a camp in favour of the construction 5