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Baldev Kumar free to live wherever he wants, says Pakistan minister; dismisses ex-MLA's claims of country persecuting minorities
India

Baldev Kumar free to live wherever he wants, says Pakistan minister; dismisses ex-MLA's claims of country persecuting minorities

A minister in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa said the ruling PTI has no objection to former party member and parliamentarian Baldev Kumar seeking political asylum in India

Baldev Kumar, ex-MLA from Imran Khan's party, seeks political asylum in India; accuses Pakistan of persecuting minorities
India

Baldev Kumar, ex-MLA from Imran Khan's party, seeks political asylum in India; accuses Pakistan of persecuting minorities

Pakistan's record of using unfair means of treatment against the minority communities was exposed once again after a former legislator of Prime Minister Imran Khan's party sought political asylum in India

Swedish court rules against seeking detention of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in suspected rape case
India

Swedish court rules against seeking detention of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in suspected rape case

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange should not be extradited to Sweden for a revived rape investigation, but should still be questioned in the case while he is imprisoned in Britain, a Swedish court ruled Monday

PNB fraud: Nirav Modi will not seek asylum in the UK; will fight legal battle from Britain, say sources close to diamantaire
Business

PNB fraud: Nirav Modi will not seek asylum in the UK; will fight legal battle from Britain, say sources close to diamantaire

Billionaire jeweller and alleged PNB fraud mastermind Nirav Modi is reportedly living in Mayfair, London

Punjab National Bank scam-accused Nirav Modi claiming political asylum in the UK, says report
India

Punjab National Bank scam-accused Nirav Modi claiming political asylum in the UK, says report

In May, the CBI had filed two chargesheets against Nirav Modi in the PNB case before a Mumbai court

China denies links to alleged cyber attacks in the US targeting exiled billionaire Guo Wengui
News & Analysis

China denies links to alleged cyber attacks in the US targeting exiled billionaire Guo Wengui

The US Ministry of Public Security said an investigation had found “no evidence” of Chinese government involvement in the alleged cyber attacks.

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange seeks lifting of Swedish detention order
World

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange seeks lifting of Swedish detention order

A lawyer for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has resubmitted a request for a Stockholm court to drop a detention order relating to a possible sex crime in Sweden seven years ago.

Home Ministry sends Baloch leader Brahamdagh Bugti's asylum application for security vetting
India

Home Ministry sends Baloch leader Brahamdagh Bugti's asylum application for security vetting

Baloch leader Brahamdagh Bugti's application seeking political asylum in India has been referred to security agencies for vetting before a final decision by the Union Cabinet.

Norway denies asylum to Mexican who gatecrashed Nobel ceremony
World

Norway denies asylum to Mexican who gatecrashed Nobel ceremony

Norwegian authorities have denied the request for political asylum by a young Mexican who interrupted the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony held in Oslo Town Hall.

Press club dharna: Pakistani couple seek asylum in Delhi
India

Press club dharna: Pakistani couple seek asylum in Delhi

For the last ten days, a Pakistani couple, Zulfikar and Fatima Shah have been camped outside the Press Club of India in Delhi, demanding asylum in India. Their reasons for doing so reveal an amazing story

Obama cancels meeting with Putin, says Snowden row affected decision
World

Obama cancels meeting with Putin, says Snowden row affected decision

In a rare snub, US President Barack Obama today cancelled his plans to meet his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin after intelligence whistleblower Edward Snowden was granted temporary asylum by Moscow

After Snowden gets asylum, Obama cancels meeting with Putin
World

After Snowden gets asylum, Obama cancels meeting with Putin

U.S. President Barack Obama is cancelling his planned meeting Russian President Vladimir Putin scheduled for next month in Moscow, an administration official said on Wednesday

Snowden will stay in Moscow airport for now, says his lawyer
World

Snowden will stay in Moscow airport for now, says his lawyer

A lawyer advising National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden says his asylum status has not been resolved and that he is going to stay at the Moscow airport for now

Why India isn't going to grant Edward Snowden asylum
India

Why India isn't going to grant Edward Snowden asylum

India has said that it hasn't received any formal request for asylum from Snowden and Khurshid has said that the country isn't an 'open house'.

Icelandic businessman readies private plane for Snowden's escape
World

Icelandic businessman readies private plane for Snowden's escape

An Icelandic businessman linked to WikiLeaks said he has readied a private plane to take Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor who exposed secret U.S. surveillance programmes, to Iceland if the government grants him asylum

Icelandic businessman readies private plane for Snowden's escape
News & Analysis

Icelandic businessman readies private plane for Snowden's escape

An Icelandic businessman linked to WikiLeaks said he has readied a private plane to take Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor who exposed secret U.S. surveillance programmes, to Iceland if the government grants him asylum

How Assange can elude UK officials and get to Ecuador
World

How Assange can elude UK officials and get to Ecuador

Britain says it still intends to arrest the WikiLeaks chief the moment he steps out of the Ecuadorian Embassy in London and extradite him to Sweden for questioning about alleged sexual assaults. Is there any way out for Assange?