espionage

World Court Orders Pakistan Temporarily Not to Execute Alleged Indian Spy

AMSTERDAM, May 18 – The World Court on Thursday ordered Pakistan not to execute an Indian citizen convicted of spying until it has had time to hear an argument from India that Pakistan violated an international treaty guaranteeing diplomatic help to foreigners accused of capital crimes. The court, formally known as the International Court of

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India Asks World Court to Bar Pakistan from Executing Alleged Spy

By Stephanie van den Berg THE HAGUE, May 15 – India asked World Court judges on Monday to order Pakistan to stay the execution of an Indian citizen Islamabad says is a captured spy, a case that has escalated tensions between the two nuclear-armed neighbours. India argued in a preliminary hearing at the U.N. court,

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Iran Sentences French-Iranian Who Returned to Visit Her Sick Mother

DUBAI, April 25 – A French-Iranian citizen who left Iran in 2009 after facing espionage charges has been sentenced to six years in jail following her return to the country to visit her critically ill mother, an opposition website reported. Former French embassy employee Nazak Afshar, 58, was arrested last month on arrival at Tehran

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Saudi Arabia Puts Shiites On Trial For Spying For Iran

RIYADH, Feb 22  – Saudi Arabia has put 32 people on trial, including 30 members of its own Shiite Muslim minority, accused of spying for Iran, several local newspapers and television reported on Monday. The 32, including an Iranian and an Afghan, were detained in 2013 sparking expressions of concern among Saudi Shiites who said

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