diplomatic immunity

Turkey sentences UN war crimes judge to 7.5 years on 'terrorism' charges

Turkey has sentenced a judge at a U.N. war crimes court to 7 years and six months in prison on charges of "membership in a terrorist organization", the court in the Hague, Netherlands said on Thursday.

Jun 15, 2017, 15:35 PM IST

Israel rejects UN appeal to release Gaza employee

Israeli Ambassador Danny Danon yesterday said the UN office of legal affairs had issued a formal letter requesting the release of Waheed Borsh, who worked for the UN Development Program (UNDP).

Aug 26, 2016, 04:04 AM IST
Saudi diplomat accused of sexually assaulting Nepalese women hasn't flown out of India: Report

Saudi diplomat accused of sexually assaulting Nepalese women hasn't flown out of India: Report

A Saudi diplomat charged with the rape of two Nepalese women has not left India, a report said on Thursday.

Sep 10, 2015, 09:42 AM IST

Malaysian diplomat denies sexual assault in New Zealand

A former Malaysian diplomat in New Zealand accused of sexual assault denied the charge and elected a trial by jury when he appeared in court Friday.

Nov 21, 2014, 07:48 AM IST

Former papal diplomat could face trial in Dominican Republic: Vatican

Former Polish archbishop and papal diplomat who was defrocked after allegations of paying children for sexual acts has lost his diplomatic immunity and could be tried in the Dominican Republic, the Vatican said.

Aug 26, 2014, 13:00 PM IST

Malaysia vows probe of diplomat in New Zealand sex case

Malaysia on Tuesday vowed to "thoroughly investigate" one of its foreign envoys who fled sex charges in New Zealand after invoking diplomatic immunity.

Jul 01, 2014, 11:44 AM IST

Narendra Modi would enjoy diplomatic immunity if he becomes PM: Report

The nine-year US visa ban on Narendra Modi will automatically be lifted and he would enjoy diplomatic immunity if he becomes the prime minister, a Congressional report said on Monday.

Mar 31, 2014, 23:18 PM IST

US diplomats not to be given extra privileges, hints India

Indicating that US diplomats will not be given extra privileges, India said diplomatic immunity will be granted on reciprocal basis and special airport access to US Ambassador hasn`t been restored.

Mar 07, 2014, 20:25 PM IST

India refuses US request to waive Khobragade`s diplomatic immunity

Soon after Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade was indicted by the United States prosecutor on visa fraud charge, India on Friday refused to waive her diplomatic immunity.

Jan 10, 2014, 05:15 AM IST

Italian marines enjoy no immunity, Centre tells SC

Centre told the Supreme Court that the Italian marines who killed two Indian fishermen in February this year, did not enjoy any diplomatic immunity.

Aug 30, 2012, 22:24 PM IST

New York police arrest Caribbean diplomat

A senior Caribbean diplomat has accused New York City Police Department of flagrant violation of the rules of diplomatic immunity.

Mar 31, 2012, 09:52 AM IST

Sikh riots: US court to hear Kamal Nath`s plea

A New York court is set to hear arguments Sep 21 over Indian Urban Development Minister Kamal Nath`s claim for diplomatic immunity in a case over his alleged role in the November 1984 anti-Sikh riots.

Aug 20, 2011, 10:07 AM IST

Lankan diplomat immunity won’t be affected: Envoy

A criminal complaint has been filed in Switzerland against a Lankan diplomat and ex-Army general.

Aug 05, 2011, 15:32 PM IST

Strauss-Kahn claimed diplomatic immunity

Former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn claimed diplomatic immunity when he was arrested by the police over the attempted rape of a hotel maid.

Jun 17, 2011, 12:18 PM IST

Sympathies with Krittika, but no immunity: US

The US has sympathised with
Krittika Biswas, daughter of an Indian diplomat who has sued
New York City for illegally detaining her, but insisted that
she did not enjoy any diplomatic immunity.

Jun 15, 2011, 10:27 AM IST

`Krittika Biswas doesn`t need diplomatic immunity`

Krittika Biswas, an Indian diplomat`s daughter who was wrongfully arrested on the suspicion of sending obscene emails to a teacher, does not
need "diplomatic immunity", her lawyer said on Friday.

May 27, 2011, 13:11 PM IST

No immunity for Indian diplomat’s girl: US

Krittika Biswas has filed a lawsuit against New York City alleging that she was falsely arrested.

May 26, 2011, 11:24 AM IST

Outrage over ill-treatment of Krittika

Indians in US view this as a case of racial discrimnation and are demanding justice for Krittika.

May 26, 2011, 10:04 AM IST

Davis insists he has diplomatic immunity

Davis, 36, refused to sign the copy of the
charge-sheet that was given to him and filed an application in
which he insisted that he had immunity.

Mar 01, 2011, 00:12 AM IST

Davis has diplomatic immunity: US to petition before Pak court

The United States on Thursday
will submit a petition before the Lahore court to certify that Raymond Allen Davis, who has been arrested on murder charges, has diplomatic immunity and he should be released.

Feb 15, 2011, 11:34 AM IST