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Israel diplomats accused of assault in India 'repatriated'

Three Israeli diplomats accused of abusing and injuring an Indian immigration official at New Delhi airport are being "repatriated to Israel", an embassy official told AFP Tuesday. Delhi Police had lodged a criminal case against the consular officials, who enjoy diplomatic immunity, after a scuffle broke out between them and an immigration official late Saturday. "We are taking this incident seriously. The three diplomats who were involved in the incident have been repatriated to Israel," said Ohad Horsandi, spokesman for the Israeli embassy in New Delhi.

India police lodge case against Israeli diplomats over scuffle

Indian police have lodged a criminal case against three Israeli diplomats for allegedly abusing and injuring an airport immigration official, despite them enjoying diplomatic immunity, an officer said Monday. A scuffle broke out late Saturday when the consular officials were clearing immigration at New Delhi airport to catch a flight to Kathmandu, the police deputy commissioner in charge of airport security said.

G7 leaders to meet next week at The Hague to discuss Ukraine

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States and its G7 allies will gather next week at The Hague to consider a further response to Russia's attempt to absorb Ukraine's Crimea region, the White House said on Tuesday. The announcement came on the day that Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a treaty making Crimea a part of Russia after the region staged a referendum on Sunday that the West has declared illegitimate.

India says 'disappointed' at US re-indictment of diplomat

India on Saturday said it was "disappointed" by new US visa fraud charges against an Indian diplomat over her employment of a domestic servant and warned the move could reignite a bitter row between the countries. Government spokesman Syed Akbaruddin said India was "disappointed" the US justice department "chose to obtain a second indictment" against Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade even though a US judge threw out similar charges earlier in the week.

US re-indicts Indian diplomat on visa fraud

A New York grand jury on Friday re-indicted an Indian diplomat accused of mistreating her housekeeper on two counts of visa fraud and making false statements, threatening to reignite a bitter row with New Delhi. The announcement from the Manhattan federal prosecutor came two days after a US judge threw out a previous case on the grounds that the former consular official was granted full diplomatic immunity after her arrest.

US re-indicts Indian diplomat on visa fraud

A New York grand jury on Friday re-indicted an Indian diplomat accused of mistreating her housekeeper on two counts of visa fraud and making false statements, threatening to reignite a bitter row with New Delhi. The announcement from the Manhattan federal prosecutor came two days after a US judge threw out a previous case on the grounds that the former consular official was granted full diplomatic immunity after her arrest.

US re-indicts Indian diplomat on visa fraud

A New York grand jury on Friday re-indicted an Indian diplomat accused of mistreating her housekeeper on two counts of visa fraud and making false statements, threatening to reignite a bitter row with New Delhi. The announcement from the Manhattan federal prosecutor came two days after a US judge threw out a previous case on the grounds that the former consular official was granted full diplomatic immunity after her arrest.

US re-indicts Indian diplomat on visa fraud

A New York grand jury on Friday re-indicted an Indian diplomat accused of mistreating her housekeeper on two counts of visa fraud and making false statements, threatening to reignite a bitter row with New Delhi. The announcement from the Manhattan federal prosecutor came two days after a US judge threw out a previous case on the grounds that the former consular official was granted full diplomatic immunity after her arrest.

US dismisses charges against Indian diplomat

A US judge has thrown out charges against an Indian diplomat whose New York arrest and strip-search sparked a bitter diplomatic row with Delhi. Devyani Khobragade was arrested on December 12 outside her children's New York school, accused of defrauding her Indian housekeeper's visa application. An outraged India claimed full diplomatic immunity on her behalf after Khobragade said she was subjected to a cavity search while in custody.

US dismisses charges against Indian diplomat

A US judge has thrown out charges against an Indian diplomat whose New York arrest and strip-search sparked a bitter diplomatic row with Delhi. Devyani Khobragade was arrested on December 12 outside her children's New York school, accused of defrauding her Indian housekeeper's visa application. An outraged India claimed full diplomatic immunity on her behalf after Khobragade said she was subjected to a cavity search while in custody.
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