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  • Mohd Asif released from London prison May 3, 2012

    London: Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Asif was Thursday released from a British jail after completing half of his oneyear sentence for his role in the spotfixing scandal. Asif, 29, was set free from the Canterbury Prison in Southeast England Thursday morning, his Londonbased law firm SJS Solicitors said. ...
  • 9 BritishAsians jailed for London terror plot February 10, 2012

    London: A UK court on Thursday jailed 9 BritishAsian men for plotting to bomb various London landmarks, including the London Stock Exchange, and organise a terrorist training camp in Pakistan. The men of Pakistani and Bangladeshi origin pleaded guilty during the trial and were convicted last week. The court also...
  • Butt and Amir appeals to be heard next week November 18, 2011

    London: Britain's top judge will next Wednesday hear appeals by Pakistani cricketers Salman Butt and Mohammad Amir against their sentences for spotfixing, a judicial official said. Former Pakistan captain Butt, 27, was on November 3 sentenced to two and a half years in prison and fast bowler Amir, 19, was sentenced...
  • Amir allowed to appeal against jail sentence November 11, 2011

    London: Pakistani cricketer Mohammad Amir was given permission at a London court on Friday to appeal against his sixmonth jail sentence for his part in the spotfixing betting scam. The fast bowler, 19, was sentenced to serve six months in a British young offenders' institute last week after pleading guilty to...
  • Assange not above the law: Meghnad Desai November 2, 2011

    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 November 2, 2011

    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 10 days. Swedish...
  • WikiLeaks' Assange to learn UK extradition fate November 2, 2011

    London: A London court will rule on Wednesday whether WikiLeaks' founder Julian Assange, who angered the government by publishing thousands of secret diplomatic memos, can be extradited from Britain to Sweden for questioning over alleged sexual crimes. Swedish authorities want to quiz the 40yearold over accusations of rape and sexual assault...
  • Harry Potter actor in jail, admits growing marijuana July 17, 2009

    London: A teenage cast member of the Harry Potter movies has appeared in a London court and admitted to growing marijuana. Jamie Waylett pleaded guilty to growing the drug during a hearing Thursday at City of Westminster Magistrates' Court. The 19yearold Waylett plays school bully Vincent Crabbe in all six installments of...