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'Holiday' delays release of US men in Iran
Deal for release of jailed "hikers" delayed because judge whose signature was needed is on vacation, lawyer says.
Last updated: 18 Sep 2011 15:41 GMT
Iran 'to release' two US men jailed as spies
President Ahmadinejad says two US citizens currently held in Iran will be freed in a 'couple of days'.
Last updated: 14 Sep 2011 03:47 GMT
Oman mediating in 'hikers' case
An Omani delegation is working to secure the release of two American "hikers" imprisoned in Iran.
Last updated: 28 Sep 2010 11:58 GMT
US refuses to bail out jailed hiker
Government refuses to pay prison bail for US woman accused of spying, who Iran says it will release on health grounds.
Last updated: 13 Sep 2010 21:59 GMT
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'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Uruguayans cautiously welcome former inmates
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
Canada's sexual harassment at work problem
Nearly half of Canadians have suffered inappropriate advances on the job - and the political arena is no exception.
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