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Britain Delays Abu Hamza Extradition

Posted September 26th, 2012 at 5:20 pm (UTC-5)
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A British court has delayed the extradition of accused terrorist Abu Hamza to the United States after he lodged a fresh appeal. The court plans to hold a full hearing next Tuesday. It did not say on what grounds Abu Hamza and another terror suspect, Khaled Al-Fawwaz, are appealing the extradition orders. The European Court […]

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Britain Halts Hamza Extradition

Posted September 26th, 2012 at 12:30 pm (UTC-5)
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A British court has halted the extradition of accused terrorist Abu Hamza to the United States, after the radical Muslim cleric filed an appeal. The court made its ruling Wednesday, but did not set a date to hear the appeal. Hamza, the former imam of a north London mosque, was jailed in Britain in 2006 […]

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European Court Approves Extradition of Terror Suspects to US

Posted September 24th, 2012 at 2:15 pm (UTC-5)
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The European Court of Human Rights has given its final approval to allow the extradition of radical Muslim cleric Abu Hamza and four other terror suspects to the United States. On Monday, the court ruled against the defendants’ appeal that they would face inhumane treatment if transferred to the United States. The British government welcomed […]

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French Magazine Ordered to Hand Over Topless Pictures

Posted September 18th, 2012 at 1:10 pm (UTC-5)
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A French court has banned the French magazine Closer from publishing any further topless photographs of Britain’s Duchess of Cambridge and ordered it to hand over all digital copies of the images. The court says the magazine faces a fine of $13,000 for every day it delays handing over the images. Last week, the magazine […]

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Britain’s Royal Couple Saddened Over Topless Photos

Posted September 14th, 2012 at 12:35 pm (UTC-5)
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Britain’s royal family is reportedly considering launching a lawsuit against a French magazine that published pictures of Prince William’s wife, Kate Middleton, sunbathing topless at a private house in France. The magazine Closer published the photos Friday along with an article singing the praises of the vacationing couple, known officially as the Duke and Duchess […]

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Ecuador’s President Defends Asylum Grant For Assange

Posted August 17th, 2012 at 8:05 pm (UTC-5)
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Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa says the main reason his country has granted asylum to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is that no one could guarantee that Assange would not be extradited to a “third country.” Assange has been sheltered in the Ecuadorean embassy in London since June. The Australian took refuge there after losing a legal […]

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Ecuador’s President Defends Asylum Grant For Assange

Posted August 17th, 2012 at 6:35 pm (UTC-5)
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Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa says the main reason his country has granted asylum to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is that no one could guarantee that Assange would not be extradited to a “third country.” Assange has been sheltered in the Ecuadorean embassy in London since June. The Australian took refuge there after losing a legal […]

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Ecuador Grants Asylum to Assange

Posted August 16th, 2012 at 1:05 pm (UTC-5)
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Ecuador has granted asylum to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, intensifying a political dispute involving Ecuador, Britain and Sweden. Ecuadorian Foreign Minister Ricardo Patino announced the decision Thursday in Quito, saying Assange’s personal security was at risk. He said Assange would not receive a fair trial if he is eventually extradited to the U.S. Britain Foreign […]

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Ecuador Grants Asylum to Assange

Posted August 16th, 2012 at 10:55 am (UTC-5)
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Ecuador has granted asylum to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who took refuge in Ecuador’s embassy in London nearly two months ago. Ecuadorian Foreign Minister Ricardo Patino announced the decision Thursday in Quito, saying Assange’s personal security was at risk. He also said Assange would not receive a fair trial if he is eventually extradited to […]

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Ecuador Readies Assange Asylum Decision

Posted August 16th, 2012 at 9:40 am (UTC-5)
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Ecuador has granted asylum to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who took refuge in the country’s embassy in London nearly two months ago. Ecuadorian Foreign Minister Ricardo Patino announced the decision, which comes amid diplomatic tensions between Britain and Ecuador. Ecuadorian officials have accused Britain of threatening to storm Ecuador’s embassy to arrest Assange. Britain has […]

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