Extradition

  • Russia will not extradite Snowden to US, says Putin 04-09-2013 04:19 PM

    President Vladimir Putin has said Russia will not extradite former US intelligence employee Edward Snowden back to the US as the two countries do not have an agreement on mutual extradition of criminals. "The problem is not that we defended Snowden. We are not defending him in any way," Putin...
  • US: Obama 'disappointed' over Russia's decision on Snowden 07-08-2013 01:05 PM

    Washington: President Barack Obama has said he was "disappointed" that Russia had granted temporary asylum to CIA whistle-blower Edward Snowden, but confirmed that he would attend the G-20 Summit in 2013 in Russia. "I was disappointed because, you know, even though we don't have an extradition treaty with them, traditionally...
  • Snowden will stay in Russia for now: Lawyer 25-07-2013 01:34 AM

    Moscow: National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden, who fled to Moscow's airport a month ago, aims to stay in Russia for the near future and learn the country's culture and language, his lawyer said on Wednesday. To get him started, Anatoly Kucherena said he gave Snowden a copy of "Crime...
  • Classified information with Snowden will keep getting published: WikiLeaks 01-07-2013 01:04 AM

    Washington: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said on Sunday that Edward Snowden made sure that the information he took about US surveillance programmes will continue to be published regardless of what happens to the former US spy agency contractor. Assange criticized the United States for revoking Snowden's passport and said it...
  • US continues with its diplomatic efforts to get back Snowden 29-06-2013 08:59 AM

    Washington: The United States continued with its diplomatic effort to get back Edward Snowden, who is wanted in the country on the charges of espionage and leaking classified documents, with various countries including Russia, a US official has said. "We continue to be in touch via diplomatic and law enforcement...
  • Snowden needs legal guarantees to return to US, says father 29-06-2013 06:52 AM

    Washington: Former US spy agency contractor Edward Snowden might voluntarily return to the United States if given assurances of his constitutional rights, his father said in a letter to Attorney General Eric Holder. Lonnie Snowden was "reasonably confident" his son, who faces espionage charges in the United States for alleged...
  • Russia can provide political asylum to Snowden: official 28-06-2013 06:00 AM

    Moscow: The former US intelligence contractor Edward Snowden has a chance to receive political asylum from Moscow if he requests it, a Russian official said on Thursday. "It can be considered by the president if Snowden files such a request," said Mikhail Fedotov, head of the Russian Presidential Human Rights...
  • India asks UK why no action is being taken against Lalit Modi 31-05-2013 12:33 PM

    New Delhi: India has asked the British government as to why it is not taking action against former IPL chief Lalit Modi who has sought refuge in London. Sources say Finance Minister P Chidambaram took up the issue of Lalit Modi during his meeting with the UK Chancellor of the...
  • India and Thailand sign extradition treaty 30-05-2013 06:55 PM

    Bangkok: In a major boost to bilateral security cooperation, India and Thailand on Thursday signed the much awaited extradition treaty after 20 years of negotiations. The MoU was signed by External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid and Thai Deputy Premier and Foreign Minister Surapong Tovichakchaikul. The treaty was signed in the...
  • US must stop probing me, says Julian Assange 26-10-2012 08:33 AM

    In an exclusive interview with Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, he gives us an idea of how life has been at the Ecuadorian embassy in London. Assange has been there since June, 2012 to avoid extradition to Sweden. When asked what is it like living in an embassy, Assange said, "It...
  • UK court accepts CBI plea in Navy War Room case 20-12-2011 02:36 PM

    New Delhi: The CBI received a shot in the arm after a UK court accepted its evidence against Naval War Room leak accused Ravi Shankaran for his extradition and fixed December 30 as the next date of hearing. Delivering its order on Monday, the Westminster Magistrate court district accepted the...
  • Top UK court to hear Assange extradition appeal 17-12-2011 12:17 AM

    London: Britain's Supreme Court, the country's highest judicial body, said on Friday it had granted permission for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to appeal against extradition to Sweden over alleged sex crimes. Swedish authorities want to question the 40-year-old Australian, whose website's activities have infuriated the United States, over accusations of...
  • Assange can continue extradition fight in UK 06-12-2011 08:55 AM

    London High Court ruled that Julian Assange can fight his extradition to Sweden now in Britain's top court. ...
  • Assange can appeal against extradition in UK SC 05-12-2011 04:31 PM

    New Delhi: The UK High Court has ruled that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange can appeal to the Supreme against his extradition to Sweden, where he is wanted for questioning over alleged sex crimes. Assange had sought to have his case referred to Britain's Supreme Court. Swedish authorities want to question...
  • Decision on Assange's plea on extradition today 05-12-2011 10:45 AM

    A High Court in London will decide on WikiLeaks founder Julian Assanges plea against extradition to Sweden. ...
  • India, Bangladesh to sign extradition treaty 21-11-2011 10:07 AM

    New Delhi: India and Bangladesh will sign a formal extradition treaty by the end of December 2011 or early January 2012. The first person to be handed over, once the Mutual Legal Assistance Treaty for Transfer of Sentenced Prisoners (extradition treaty) is signed, will be jailed United Liberation Front of...
  • Assange bids to stop extradition: UK judiciary 16-11-2011 01:53 AM

    London: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange made a last-ditch effort on Tuesday to stave off his extradition to Sweden over sex-crime allegations, filing papers to see if he can win an audience and appeal to Britain's highest court. In the latest twist in Assange's year-long extradition battle, Britain's Judicial Office said...
  • Mumbai: Abu Salem's plea to be heard today 08-11-2011 06:56 AM

    New Delhi: A special Mumbai court is likely to give its order on underworld don Abu Salem's application to halt the trials against him in India on Tuesday. This comes after the Lisbon High Court had cancelled Salem's extradition plea in September for having breached extradition terms. The Central Bureau...
  • UK court orders extradition of Assange to Sweden 02-11-2011 10:25 PM

    London: Julian Assange, the Australian who became a global celebrity when he published stolen classified US government data on the website he founded, is now set to lose even more sleep than what he quoted in 'The Unauthorised Autobiography' that was out earlier this year. "I was beginning to get...
  • Assange not above the law: Meghnad Desai 02-11-2011 04:34 PM

    On Julian Assange's extradition issue, Desai said Sweden is a law abiding country with good of human rights record. ...
  • Assange loses appeal against extradition to Sweden 02-11-2011 03:30 PM

    London: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange lost appeal against extradition to Sweden on Tuesday. UK high court judges ruled that Assange should face accusations of rape in Sweden. Assange can appeal in the Supreme Court against the order. On the basis of this order, Assange could be removed to Sweden within...