Ex-Maldives leader Mohamed Nasheed`s 13-year term commuted to house arrest

Former Maldivian president Mohamed Nasheed has had his 13-year prison sentence commuted to a term under house arrest, his international lawyer Jared Genser said Friday.

Martyrs' Day: Ahead of anti-India rally, J&K govt places separatist leaders under house arrest
Martyrs' Day: Ahead of anti-India rally, J&K govt places separatist leaders under house arrest

The Jammu and Kashmir government on Sunday placed separatist leaders Shabir Shah, Syed Ali Shah Geelani and Mirwaiz Umar Farooq under house arrest ahead of their joint anti-India rally scheduled to be held on Martyrs' Day, July 13.

Argentine house arrest for FIFA `graft` duo
Argentine house arrest for FIFA `graft` duo

Two Argentine businessmen arrested last week in a sweeping probe of alleged corruption at FIFA were placed under house arrest Wednesday pending a decision on extraditing them to the United States.

Syed Ali Shah Geelani placed under house arrest

Leader of the hardline faction of the All Parties Hurriyat Conference, Syed Ali Shah Geelani, has been placed under house arrest.

Separatist leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq put under house arrest
Separatist leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq put under house arrest

Moderate Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq was put under under house arrest on Wednesday to prevent him from attending a rally proposed for Thursday to commemorate the death anniversary of his father, who was assassinated in 1990.

Mirwaiz Umar Farooq put under house arrest

Authorities Wednesday place Moderate Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq under house arrest to prevent him from attending a rally proposed for tomorrow to commemorate the death anniversary of his father, who was assassinated in 1990.

Conrad Hilton under house arrest

Socialite Paris Hilton's younger brother Conrad is under house arrest after violating his bail bond by smoking marijuana.

South Sudan opposition leader says under `house arrest`

A South Sudanese opposition leader who has spoken out against both sides in the civil war said Friday he appeared to have been placed under house arrest.

Hurriyat's Mirwaiz placed under house arrest

Authorities Saturday placed several separatists, including moderate Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, under house arrest even as a strike called by hardline Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani over killing of two youths in an army operation earlier this week evoked a partial response in some parts of Kashmir.

Shia militia releases Yemen PM, ministers from house arrest

The Shia Houthi group, which controls the Yemeni capital Sanaa, on Monday released Yemeni Prime Minister Khaled Bahah and cabinet members after almost two months of house arrest, a government spokesman said.

Kremlin critic openly at large after skipping house arrest

A Russian court on Tuesday refused to take legal action after top opposition leader Alexei Navalny defiantly cut short his house arrest by snipping off his security bracelet.

Jailed Russian tycoon leaves house arrest: Reports

Vladimir Yevtushenkov, a Russian tycoon placed under house arrest in September in a move that rattled markets, has reportedly been released from under house arrest just hours before President Vladimir Putin's annual televised press conference.

Russia extends house arrest for leading Putin critic

A Russian court on Friday extended the house arrest of opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who faces graft charges his supporters say are politically motivated.

Russian court upholds businessman Yevtushenkov's house arrest

 A Moscow court ordered wealthy businessman Vladimir Yevtushenkov on Thursday to remain under house arrest until Nov. 16, sending shares in his company Sistema sharply lower in a case that has shocked Russia`s business community and unnerved investors.

China puts prominent writers under house arrest as Kerry visits

A prominent writer who has angered China by advocating Tibetan rights said she and her husband were placed under house arrest during a visit to Beijing by US Secretary of State John Kerry.

Italy`s former minister under house arrest for embezzlement

Italy`s former environment minister Corrado Clini Monday was put under house arrest on embezzlement charges, the media reported.

Vladimir Putin enemy escapes immediate threat of jail

Prominent Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny on Thursday escaped the imminent threat of jail when a court ruled to extend his house arrest by another six months, his spokeswoman said.

Musharraf freed fom house arrest, but can’t leave Pakistan

After the order was issued, prison officials left Musharraf’s vast Chak Shehzad farmhouse on Wednesday night, making him a free man allowed to move anywhere within Pakistan.

Pakistani court orders Pervez Musharraf`s release

A Pakistan court on Wednesday ordered the release of ex-president Pervez Musharraf from house arrest, two days after he was granted bail in connection with the attack on Islamabad`s Red Mosque.

`Musharraf`s house arrest to end after bail from apex court`

Beleaguered former military ruler Pervez Musharraf is set to walk out of house arrest after Pakistan`s Supreme Court granted him bail in the Akbar Bugti murder case, his lawyers claimed on Wednesday.