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Britain will not allow Muslim cleric Abu Hamza al-Masri to be extradited to the United States unless there is a clear US undertaking that he will not be executed, British Home Secretary has said.

Five Britons detained by the United States at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba as "terrorism suspects" are to return home on Tuesday, leaving behind four other compatriots likely to face trial before a US military tribunal.

Britain has set out proposals to beef up its ability to wage a long-term campaign against "global terrorism".

Britain's home secretary has come under fire for radical proposals to tighten anti-terror laws, with one eminent lawyer calling him a "shameless authoritarian".
India will release British gun runner Peter Bleach Deputy Prime Minister Lal Krishna Advani said on Friday.
Britain's Home Secretary David Blunkett is considering resigning from Amnesty International, of which he has been a member for 20 years, after the human rights group criticised new anti-terrorism legislation he has introduced.
Britain's Home Secretary David Blunkett is blocking moves to repatriate British detainees held by the United States in Guantanamo Bay, raising the ire of civil rights lawyers.

In a move that has angered human rights groups, the British government reveals police will be allowed to hold 'terror suspects' for twice as long without charge under new proposals to be unveiled by the British government on Monday.

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