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.

VHP yatra: Seer placed under house arrest in Amethi

Sri Paramhans ashram seer Mauni Mahraj was today placed under house arrest along with his followers when he tried to leave for Ayodhya to take part in the VHP yatra, which has been banned by the UP government.

J&K: More separatist leaders put under house arrest

Authorities Tuesday foiled the plans of separatists to hold a rally at Eidgah in old city by placing more senior Hurriyat leaders under house arrest and deploying large number of security forces in the area.

Syed Ali Shah Geelani put under house arrest

Hurriyat hawk Syed Ali Shah Geelani was put under house arrest today at his Hyderpora residence soon after his return from the national capital, official sources said.

Geelani released from house arrest

After being put under house arrest here for nearly three weeks, Kashmiri separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani was released as Delhi Police withdrew its personnel from his South Delhi home.

Mirwaiz placed under house arrest in Kashmir

Chairman of moderate faction of Hurriyat Conference Mirwaiz Umar Farooq was Thursday placed under house arrest here soon after his arrival from New Delhi.

Iran asked to end ‘arbitrary’ house arrest of opposition leaders

Six leading human rights organisations have called for the release from house arrest of Iran`s two top opposition leaders.

Detained China Nobel wife speaks out

Liu said her continuing house arrest has been painfully surreal and in stark contrast to Beijing`s celebratory response to this year`s Chinese victory among the Nobels literature prize winner Mo Yan.

Top Israeli rabbi faces house arrest, travel ban

Israeli authorities have placed a rabbi under house arrest as they investigate allegations that he bribed a high-ranking officer.

Separatist leaders under house arrest in Srinagar

Several Jammu and Kashmir separatist leaders were placed under house arrest on Friday ahead of a protest against the film "Innocence of Muslims".

J&K separatist leaders put under house arrest

All prominent separatist leaders, including Syed Ali Shah Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Mohammad Yasin Malik were Friday placed under house arrest following a call to protest the killing of a youth in Bandipora on Tuesday.

Blind Chinese lawyer flees house arrest: Activists

If confirmed, Chen Guangcheng`s freedom would be a boost for a persecuted dissident community in China.