US slams Pakistan court for overturning death sentence of convict in Daniel Pearl murder case, calls it 'affront' to victims of terror
The US on Friday criticised a Pakistani court for overturning the death sentence of British-born top al-Qaeda leader Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh, who was convicted in the abduction and murder of American journalist Daniel Pearl.
Daniel Pearl killing: Pakistani court overturns death sentence of prime accused Ahmed Omar Sheikh, acquits three others
Pearl, the 38-year-old South Asia bureau chief for The Wall Street Journal, was abducted and beheaded while he was in Pakistan investigating a story on the alleged links between the country's powerful spy agency ISI and al-Qaeda. Sheikh was arrested from Lahore in February 2002 and sentenced to death five months later by an anti-terrorism court.
Notorious French gangster Redoine Faid flees Reau prison aboard hijacked helicopter; 2,900 policemen launch manhunt
French police across the country have launched a massive manhunt for a notorious gangster Redoine Faid after he pulled off a spectacular jailbreak Sunday, fleeing his prison aboard a hijacked helicopter in a commando-style operation.
A fire allegedly set during an attempted jailbreak from Venezuelan police holding cells killed 68 people on Wednesday, the country's top prosecutor and an inmates' rights group said.
DuShon Monique Brown, who played a secretary in the NBC show Chicago Fire, has died at age 49.
Two policemen suspended after three Nepali-origin undertrials escape from Kanda jail in Himachal Pradesh
Two policemen were suspended after three undertrials, charged with rape and murder cases, escaped from the Model Central Jail in Kanda in Himachal Pradesh
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Three offenders who escaped from an Australian youth justice centre remained at large, police said on Thursday.
The post-mortem report of the eight SIMI activists, who were killed in an alleged police encounter following a daring prison break in Bhopal, was released on Wednesday. According to the report, the multiple entry and exit wounds were observed on the chest of the operatives.
Military spokesman Lieutenant General Asim Bajwa said that all of the terrorist groups are joining hands to carry out terrorist attacks in Pakistan.
Prison break: Mexican security forces continue hunt for Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman; probe prison guards
Mexican security forces scrambled on Tuesday to recapture Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman as authorities investigated whether guards helped him escape prison
Mexico President Enrique Pena Nieto has ordered authorities to recapture drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman who escaped from prison on July 11, a media report said on Monday.
Cinema has been portraying jail break in different ways; while some of them are intense, almost nail-bitting, some of them are just downright funny.
An Egyptian court on Tuesday sentenced former president Mohamed Morsi to death on Tuesday over a prison break in 2011, confirming a preliminary death sentence issued in May.
As the police personnel guarding the premises opened fire, two of the prisoners who attempted the escape were killed, the official said.
The prisoners fled the jail following a mutiny that erupted on Sunday, a spokesman for Haiti's national police said.
Officials were stunned by the brazen escape Sunday night of Michael David Elliot, who had a record of good behaviour during his 20 years in custody.
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