Nepal footballers charged with treason over match-fixing

Five Nepal five players are charged with treason over alleged match-fixing in World Cup qualifiers in 2011.

Row erupts over Maharashtra govt guidelines on sedition
Row erupts over Maharashtra govt guidelines on sedition

People trying to bring change in government through legal means will not face sedition charge in Maharashtra, but those attempting to bring into "hatred or contempt, dissatisfaction and provoking violence" against the central or state government will be slapped with sedition charges.

German prosecutors drop treason probe against journalists

 German federal prosecutors today dropped a much-criticised treason investigation of two journalists who had reported on secret plans to expand online surveillance in Germany.

Lawmakers and bloggers named in German treason case

Germany`s domestic spy agency named not just bloggers but also lawmakers in a criminal complaint that sparked a controversial treason probe, news weekly Der Spiegel said on Friday.

Tajik police chief who joined Islamic State wanted for treason

 Tajikistan has issued an international arrest warrant for the commander of its elite police force who joined Islamic State, prosecutors said on Wednesday, accusing him of treason.

Pakistan court orders former PM charged in Musharraf case

A Pakistani court trying former military ruler Pervez Musharraf for treason on Friday ordered the government to add a former prime minister, law minister and chief justice to the charge sheet. 

Nepal charges political activist with treason: Lawyer

Nepalese authorities Wednesday charged a prominent political activist with treason over calls for a separate homeland for the marginalised Madhesi community living in the country`s southern plains, his lawyer said.

Eto`o accused of ``treason`` amid strike fallout

Cameroon`s affection for its favourite footballing son has turned sharply with striker Samuel Eto`o accused by local media of "treason" after leading strike action by their World Cup squad at the weekend.

Musharraf not singled out in treason case: Prosecutor

Pervez Musharraf`s claim that he was being singled out in the high treason trial was Wednesday described as premature by the prosecution, which said evidence was only found against the former Pakistani military dictator for imposing an emergency in 2007.

Indicted for treason in Pakistan, Pervez Musharraf says `I am not a traitor`

In an impassioned speech made after his indictment, former Pakistan President and military general Pervez Musharraf pleaded not guilty to the charges and said that he was `not a traitor`.

Musharraf issue be resolved in accordance with Pak law: US

Refusing to take a position on the treason charges against former Pakistani President Gen Pervez Musharraf, the US has said the issue needed to be resolved in accordance with the country`s constitution and law.

Pakistan court issues conditional arrest warrant against Pervez Musharraf

A conditional non-bailable arrest warrant was issued against embattled former Pakistani dictator Pervez Musharraf after he failed to turn up before the special court hearing the high treason case against him.

Court defers Musharraf`s indictment in treason case

A special court here that is hearing high treason charges against former president Pervez Musharraf Tuesday deferred his indictment and adjourned the hearing till Friday.

Pakistan`s Musharraf arrives at court for first time

Musharraf has challenged the civilian court`s right to try a former army chief, saying he is entitled to be dealt with by a military tribunal.

South Korean MP sentenced to 12 years for treason

A South Korean court on Monday sentenced an opposition legislator to 12 years in prison after a rare treason trial saw him convicted of plotting an armed revolt in support of North Korea.

Musharraf seeks injunction against arrest warrant

Beleaguered former dictator Pervez Musharraf on Tuesday approached Pakistan`s Supreme Court for an injunction against the arrest warrant issued by a special court that has directed him to appear on February 7.

Pervez Musharraf to appear in court on Feb 7: Report

Faced with an arrest warrant from the Pakistani special court conducting his treason trial, beleaguered former dictator Pervez Musharraf will appear before it for the first time on February 7, a media report said on Tuesday.

Fire at Pak military hospital where Musharraf is admitted

The cause of the blaze, which broke out at the 4th floor of the Armed Forces Institute of Cardiology (AFIC), is suspected to be an electric short circuit, sources said.

Criminal procedure code applicable in Musharraf treason case: Pak court

In a fresh setback to embattled former Pakistani military dictator Pervez Musharraf, a special court hearing the high treason case against him on Friday ruled that criminal procedure code is applicable in the case.

Pakistan court rejects plea seeking ban on Musharraf`s foreign travel

There is intense speculation that Musharraf is likely to be flown out of the country for treatment