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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.