An Iranian appeals court upheld the jail sentence of Mehdi Hashemi Rafsanjani, son of former president Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, on corruption and security charges, state news agency IRNA quoted a judiciary official as saying on Thursday.Jun 11, 2015, 23:18 PM IST
Sri Lanka`s police said Monday they questioned ex-president Mahinda Rajapakse`s wife, as the new government escalated anti-corruption investigations against the former first family accused of siphoning billions of dollars from public funds.Jun 01, 2015, 21:35 PM IST
A fire erupted on Sunday at the prison where former Israeli President Moshe Katsav is serving time, but he was not among the 11 people who suffered light injuries, authorities said.Apr 28, 2013, 21:05 PM IST
India said there was "forward movement" in the resolution of the situation arising out of Mohamed Nasheed remaining holed up in the Indian mission for the tenth day.Feb 22, 2013, 22:11 PM IST
Ex-Maldives President Mohamed Nasheed remained holed up in the Indian Mission here for the fourth day in a row even as the country`s judicial watchdog accused Indian High Commissioner DM Mullay of interfering in judicial process.Feb 16, 2013, 19:24 PM IST
Four children of an influential ex-Iranian president are suing a radical lawmaker for describing his family as a corrupt "octopus".Dec 26, 2012, 22:54 PM IST
The ousted ex-president of Maldives Mohamed Nasheed on Thursady, said that he feared for his life but maintained he will fight back.Feb 09, 2012, 17:37 PM IST
The daughter of former Iranian president Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani was sentenced to jail for anti state propagand.Jan 03, 2012, 21:01 PM IST
The murder of the popular journalist became emblematic of the sleaze and violence of post-Soviet Ukraine under Kuchma.Dec 14, 2011, 16:20 PM IST
Ukraine`s former president Viktor
Yushchenko gave dramatic testimony on Wednesday against his one-time
premier and fellow Orange Revolution leader Yulia Tymoshenko
in her controversial abuse of power trial.
A Honduran court
has dismissed the last two remaining charges against former
President Manuel Zelaya, removing a key obstacle to his return
to the country.
Miguel Angel Rodriguez has been found guilty of taking bribes from Alcatel.Apr 28, 2011, 08:15 AM IST
Carlos Andres Perez governed Venezuela from 1974-79 and again from 1989-93.Dec 26, 2010, 09:43 AM IST
Akhmat Bakiyev was captured in special operation on outskirts of Jalal-Abad.Jul 22, 2010, 15:08 PM IST
Kyrgyzstan`s interim government
on Wednesday blamed toppled president Kurmanbek Bakiyev for hiring
"provocateurs" to instigate the deadly riots in the south of
Iran has barred reformist former
president Mohammad Khatami from leaving the country ahead of a
trip he planned to make to Japan for a nuclear disarmament
conference, a pro-reform website said on Thursday.
Rafael Antonio Caldera, considered one of the founders of
Venezuelan democracy after decades of dictatorship, has died.