Tag: Prison

Sri Lanka prison clash leaves 27 dead

At least 27 people were killed and a senior police officer seriously wounded when a gunfight broke out in Sri Lanka's biggest prison which...

Syria military airport turned into feared prison: activists

The Syrian regime has transformed a military airport in Hama city into one of the country's most-feared prisons, where detainees are crammed into hangars...

Two Pussy Riot members sent to Russian prison camps

Two Pussy Riot feminist punk band members have been taken to remote Russian prison camps after a court upheld their two-year sentences for mocking...

Dozens escape in deadly raid on Iraqi prison

Dozens of prisoners were on the loose on Friday after militants attacked a prison in the Iraqi city of Tikrit, leaving at least 13...

Prison clashes kill 13 Iraqi police

Clashes killed at least 13 policemen at a prison in the Iraqi city of Tikrit that was seized by militants but has since been...

Stick figures, life threatening

A woman who was about to be released from an Idaho prison will stay behind bars a while longer because federal prosecutors say she...

132 inmates break out of Mexican prison

At least 132 inmates escaped from a Mexican prison near the US border on Monday, fleeing through a tunnel they dug in the old...

Judge weds couple then sentences groom to prison

Talk about the old ball and chain. A judge sentenced an Oklahoma man to four years in federal prison on a firearm charge —...

US to transfer Bagram prison to Afghans

The United States is to hand formal control of a controversial prison to the Afghan government on Monday, despite disagreements between the two sides...

Afghans poised to ‘take over’ US prison

The United States is due to hand over formal control of a controversial prison housing Taliban fighters to the Afghan government on Monday, in...

Concerns over Afghan prison transfer

The United States looks set to continue to make arrests and control at least part of its controversial Bagram prison after formally handing over...

GHQ attack case: Request for A-class prison for Brigadier Ali

Counsel for Brigadier Ali Khan has requested for A-Class prison for his client in view of his health condition. Brigadier Ali Khan’s lawyer Inamul Rahiem...

Breivik sentenced to 21 years in prison for Norway attacks

An Oslo court on Friday found Anders Behring Breivik guilty of "acts of terror" and sentenced him to 21 years in prison, subject to...

S. Korean business tycoon jailed for embezzlement

The head of one of South Korea's biggest business groups was sentenced to four years in prison on Thursday for diverting company funds to...

6 images that mattered

1. North Carolina December 17, 1903 The Wright brothers' first flight. Wilbur was running alongside the plane; Orville was flying it. No one would have...

Malir DJ visits prison: 27 prisoners released

District and Session Judge Malir Muhammad Yameen, Judicial Magistrate Muhammad Aslam Sheikh and others visited the District Jail Malir on Sunday. Sr Vice Chairman Saiban...

Fire kills 13 in southeast Turkey prison mutiny

Thirteen prisoners died from smoke inhalation after inmates started a fire during a mutiny in a jail in southeastern Turkey, officials said Sunday. The...