Monday 18 June 2018
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Mubarak to be under house arrest

Deposed Egyptian leader Hosni Mubarak will be put under house arrest after he is released from jail, the prime minister's office said.   Mubarak, who was toppled in a 2011 uprising, is expected to be released


Musharraf put under house arrest

  A Pakistani judge placed former president and army chief Pervez Musharraf under house arrest on Friday in the boldest step yet by the country's courts against senior military officers long deemed untouchable by the law.


Strauss-Kahn released from house arrest

Former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn was released from house arrest on Friday after prosecutors said the hotel maid who accused him of attempted rape lied to a grand jury and made other false statements. Strauss-Kahn, 62, still faces c


China says will not yield to Nobel pressure

China will not yield to outside  pressure on jailed Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo, the  Foreign Ministry said on Thursday, striking a combative tone  the day before the award is due to be formally bestowed. Ministry

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