Cuban rowers defect, Canada still on top at Pan American Games

Cuban rowers defect, Canada still on top at Pan American Games

Four Cuban rowers ended their Pan American Games by defecting to the United States on Wednesday while a wave of support continued to carry Canada to the top of the podium at the pool and on the rowing course.

Jul 16, 2015, 11:28 AM IST

South Korea allows North fisherman to defect

South Korea said today it had granted a defection request from a North Korean fisherman rescued a week ago by the coastguard, in a move guaranteed to anger Pyongyang.

Jun 23, 2014, 10:27 AM IST

Eritrea withdraw from 2015 Africa Cup

Eritrea withdrew from the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying competition Sunday, the organisers said in a statement.

Mar 31, 2014, 10:07 AM IST

Assembly hearing on four defected NCP MLAs on Jan 30, 31

The much-awaited Assembly hearing on the petition for disqualification of four NCP MLAs who defected to Congress in Arunachal Pradesh over a year ago has been fixed on January 30 and January 31.

Jan 04, 2014, 15:38 PM IST

Syria officers defect as world leaders prepare to meet

The defections followed a US decision to give the rebels "military support" after Washington reviewed evidence showing the Syrian regime had used chemical weapons.

Jun 16, 2013, 09:58 AM IST

Top Syrian general defects from Army

A high-ranking general in the Syrian army says he has defected with the help of rebel fighters.

Mar 17, 2013, 09:36 AM IST

Gujarat polls: Narhari Amin targets Gujarat Congress leaders for defection

Former Congress leader Narhari Amin who recently crossed over to BJP has alleged that senior leaders of the faction-ridden Opposition party in Gujarat subverted ticket distribution process for elections.

Dec 08, 2012, 17:44 PM IST

South Korean minister apologises for security lapse

South Korea`s defence minister Monday publicly apologized over the security lapse at the heavily fortified border.

Oct 15, 2012, 16:46 PM IST

Libya: 4 members of football team defect

Muammar Gaddafi has suffered a series of defections by military officers, diplomats, govt members.

Jun 25, 2011, 13:50 PM IST

Libya says will replace energy chief who defected

Shokri Ghanem is the second most senior Libyan official to quit.

Jun 03, 2011, 09:54 AM IST

Libya: Gaddafi’s inner circle `too scared to defect`

Libya’s ex-energy minister says 1,500 people are dead or wounded in Misrata.

Apr 07, 2011, 09:50 AM IST

Congress MLA disqualified for defecting

West Bengal Assembly Speaker HA
Halim Wednesday disqualified Congress legislator Sabitri Mitra,
who has joined the Trinamool Congress, from the House.

Jan 05, 2011, 18:49 PM IST

Dedicated candidates to prevent defection: NCP

The NCP in Arunachal Pradesh has
said it has taken written commitments from the candidates for
the October 13 polls that they will not switch over to another
camp after the elections in the state.

Oct 07, 2009, 18:11 PM IST

Roja meets YSR, fuels speculation over her defection

Telugu Desam Party`s women`s
wing president and popular south Indian actress Roja on Sunday met
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y S Rajasekhara Reddy here,
fuelling speculation that she may join the ruling Congress.

Aug 30, 2009, 21:54 PM IST