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US court may order the release of 2,000 Abu Ghraib torture

Aug 28, 2014

US court may order the release of 2,000 Abu Ghraib torture

US District Judge Alvin Hellerstein in New York ruled the US Department of Defense had failed to show why releasing the photographs would endanger the lives of American soldiers and workers abroad. #US #Iraq #Iraq War #Torture #Abu Ghraib #American Civil Liberties Union #Prison torture. NewsTracker
Pro-Russian rebels parade captured Ukrainian soldiers

Aug 25, 2014

Pro-Russian rebels parade captured Ukrainian soldiers

The image of Ukraine's troops being paraded had historical parallels as well: In 1944, Red Army soldiers had done the same with tens of thousands of German prisoners of war in the streets of Moscow. #White House #US #NewsTracker #Russia #European Union #Sanctions #Ukraine #prisoners of war #Eastern Europe #Petro Poroshenko #2014 Crimean crisis #MH17 #US-Russia relations #Western Democracy
Pentagon violated law with Bergdahl swap US Congress report

Aug 22, 2014

Pentagon violated law with Bergdahl swap US Congress report

The Pentagon broke the law when it swapped Army Sgt Bowe Bergdahl, a prisoner in Afghanistan for five years, for five Taliban leaders, congressional investigators said. #Taliban #NewsTracker #Afghanistan #Pentagon #US congress #Prisoner of war #Sgt Bowe Bergdahl #Government Accountability Office
RTI query reveals 54 Indian prisoners of war in Pakistani jails

Aug 21, 2014

RTI query reveals 54 Indian prisoners of war in Pakistani jails

As many as 54 Indian soldiers, who were captured as Prisoners of Wars during battles of 1965 and 1971, are still believed to be in Pakistani jails, according to an RTI reply. #India #Pakistan #NewsTracker #India Pakistan relations #Indian soldiers #prisoners of war #RTI query
Tit-for-tat with Pakistan Game theory suggests what PM Modi did was right

Aug 20, 2014

Tit-for-tat with Pakistan Game theory suggests what PM Modi did was right

Game theory suggests that the best response to bad behaviour is a strong riposte. Modi's suspension of talks with Pakistan is thus the right response to Pakistan's perfidy in holding talks with the HUrriyat #India #Pakistan #Indo-Pak talks #Game theory #India Pakistan relations #Kashmir issue #Prisoner's Dilemma #Hurriyat Talks

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Tit-for-tat with Pakistan Game theory suggests what PM Modi did was right

Aug 27, 2014

Amish Sect Leader’s Conviction Is Overturned in Hair-Cutting Attacks

Samuel Mullet Sr. and eight followers, who cut the hair and beards of Amish rivals in Ohio in 2011, will remain in prison as prosecutors decide their next step...
Tit-for-tat with Pakistan Game theory suggests what PM Modi did was right

Aug 26, 2014

Convicted kidnapper accused in plot to abduct judge

A convicted kidnapper faces new charges in a plot to abduct a Pennsylvania judge and his wife and two corrections officials in a scheme to escape from prison, court documents revealed Monday...
Tit-for-tat with Pakistan Game theory suggests what PM Modi did was right

Aug 29, 2014

Russia's president Putin calls on separatists to release Ukrainian soldiers taken prisoner

Russia's President Vladimir Putin has called on pro-Russian separatists fighting government troops in eastern Ukraine to release Ukrainian soldiers they took prisoner and allow them to return home... #Vladimir Putin #Moscow