MADRID: Spanish morgue workers were given a major fright when a prisoner who had been declared dead after an apparent suicide attempt woke up just as they prepared to perform an autopsy, authorities said on Wednesday. In jail near Oviedo…
TEHRAN: Iran said on Monday that $1.7 billion that the United States sent it in January was cash owned since before the 1979 revolution, confirming the White House's assertion that it was not related to nuclear talks or a prisoner release.
NEW DELHI: Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has taken notice of the alleged attacks of convicted Indian prisoner in Peshawar jail.
LARKANA: One prisoner has died and another five inmates have been admitted to jail ward after electricity supply was cut off since the last four days at the Larkana Central Jail, ARY News reported.
LAHORE: Indian officials have handed over the body of a Pakistani prisoner, who died in Occupied Kashmir, to Pakistan Rangers at Wagah Border, ARY News reported on Saturday.
GHAZNI: Nineteen of 31 Shiite Muslims abducted in Afghanistan were released Monday in exchange for scores of Uzbek militants in government prisons, officials said, ending a two-month ordeal which marked a rare attack on ethnic minorities.
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has suspended all prisoner exchange agreements with other countries after it discovered that prisoners repatriated from Britain were set free by corrupt officials without completing their sentences, the interior…
WASHINGTON: The US Supreme Court ruled unanimously Tuesday that an Arkansas prison cannot prevent a Muslim inmate from wearing a half-inch long beard, in keeping with his religious beliefs.
MULTAN: An inmate who climbed at a water tank in Multan District Jail on Friday tried to commit suicide after the jail authorities refused to allow him to meet his sweetheart on top of the water tank, ARY News reports.
MULTAN: A prisoner in a Multan jail on Friday climbed atop a jail building and threatened to commit suicide if he was not allowed to meet his girlfriend, incarcerated in the adjoining women prison, ARY News reported.