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US slams Pakistan court for overturning death sentence of convict in Daniel Pearl murder case, calls it 'affront' to victims of terror
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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
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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
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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.

Venezuela jailbreak attempt turns police holding cells into deathtrap as fire kills 68 detainees
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Venezuela jailbreak attempt turns police holding cells into deathtrap as fire kills 68 detainees

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.

Chicago Fire actress DuShon Monique Brown passes away aged 49, cause of death not known
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Chicago Fire actress DuShon Monique Brown passes away aged 49, cause of death not known

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
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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

Prison Break Season 5: The original binge-watch show is back, but the magic is waning
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Prison Break Season 5: The original binge-watch show is back, but the magic is waning

Remember the days before Netflix made binge-watching a way of life? Many of you don't. In 2005, you had to actually for new episode of a TV show to drop, sometimes even weeks if not months. It was a happier, simpler time. Then Prison Break dropped. And with it, all our jaws. It was, arguably, the first binge watch show in history. Ironically, online streaming was not even a gleam in Netflix's eye. They were still in the DVD rental business.

3 inmates at large after prison break in Australia
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3 inmates at large after prison break in Australia

Three offenders who escaped from an Australian youth justice centre remained at large, police said on Thursday.

SIMI activists' encounter: Post-mortem report reveals multiple entry, exit wounds on bodies
India

SIMI activists' encounter: Post-mortem report reveals multiple entry, exit wounds on bodies

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.

Pakistan foils plan to break Daniel Pearl's killer out of prison, arrests Al-Qaeda militants
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Pakistan foils plan to break Daniel Pearl's killer out of prison, arrests Al-Qaeda militants

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
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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

Mexican president orders recapture of drug lord 'El Chapo' Guzman
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Mexican president orders recapture of drug lord 'El Chapo' Guzman

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.

From Shawshank Redemption to Sholay: Here's a list of iconic jail-break scenes in films
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From Shawshank Redemption to Sholay: Here's a list of iconic jail-break scenes in films

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.

Former Egypt President Mohamed Morsi sentenced to death
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Former Egypt President Mohamed Morsi sentenced to death

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.

Jharkhand: Two undertrials shot dead breaking out of jail; 13 others escape
India

Jharkhand: Two undertrials shot dead breaking out of jail; 13 others escape

As the police personnel guarding the premises opened fire, two of the prisoners who attempted the escape were killed, the official said.

Prison break: 300 inmates escape Haiti jail, police recapture just 19
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Prison break: 300 inmates escape Haiti jail, police recapture just 19

The prisoners fled the jail following a mutiny that erupted on Sunday, a spokesman for Haiti's national police said.

Attack on prison in Yemeni capital kills 11
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Attack on prison in Yemeni capital kills 11

Eleven people were killed when attackers mounted a bomb, grenade and gun assault on the main prison in Yemen's capital on Thursday to try to free inmates, security sources and witnesses said.

US recaptures real life 'Prison break' murder convict
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US recaptures real life 'Prison break' murder convict

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.

Netflix tracks piracy charts before deciding which shows to pick
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Netflix tracks piracy charts before deciding which shows to pick

So you think piracy can only have negative effects on the TV industry? Think again. This time, the practice has been helping one of the biggest on-demand