UN probing Britain over Iraqi mistreatment claims

The UN refugee agency said on Friday it
is investigating claims by Iraqi asylum seekers that they were
mistreated by British officials before being deported back to

British PM says `never hit anyone` in life

British Premier Gordon Brown has said he had "never hit anyone in his life" amid allegations in the media that he mistreated his staff with "abusive behaviour and volcanic eruptions of foul temper".

American claims mistreatment in Myanmar prison

The US embassy said on Friday it has made a formal complaint to Myanmar`s military government after a Myanmar-born American claimed he was mistreated in prison.