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Police escort Sanjiv Chawla (wearing mask), key accused in the match-fixing scandal involving former South African cricket team captain Hansie Cronje in 2000, at the airport in New Delhi. Chawla has been extradited and brought to India nearly 20 years after the case was filed in 2000.

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Sanjiv Chawla, a key accused in the match-fixing scandal involving former South African cricket team captain Hansie Cronje in 2000, at crime branch office, in New Delhi. Chawla, accompanied by a crime branch team from London, reached IGI Airport today morning.

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Bussinessman Vijay Mallya outside the Royal Courts of Justice in London at the start of his three-day appeal against his extradition to India, in London.

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Wikileaks founder Julian Assange leaves in a prison van after appearing at Westminster Magistrates Court, for an administrative hearing in London. Assange made a brief court appearance in his bid to prevent extradition to the United States to face serious espionage charges.

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Protesters hold banners outside Westminster Magistrates Court in London, where Julian Assange is due to appear. Protesters will be insisting that Assange should not be extradited to the US for his reporting of the Iraq and Afghanistan war. They insist he will not face a fair trial in the United States where the charges against him could result in imprisonment for 175 years. Assange will be transported from Belmarsh high-security prison.

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Business man Vijay Mallya leaves the high Court after winning the legal right to appeal against extradition to India to face fraud charges, at the Royal Courts of Justice in London. Mallya, whose business empire once included Kingfisher beer, left India two and a half years ago after defaulting on debts of more than a billion dollars linked to a failing venture, Kingfisher Airlines.

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Protesters gather outside the U.S. Consulate as they stage a protest in Hong Kong. Hong Kong activists opposed to contentious extradition legislation on Wednesday called on leaders of the U.S., the European Union and others to raise the issue with Chinese President Xi Jinping at this week's G-20 summit in Japan.

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Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam reacts during a press conference at the Legislative Council in Hong Kong. Hong Kong leader apologizes for her handling of unpopular extradition bill, says the city needs hope.

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A downtown main road open as protesters leave the area near the Legislative Council following a massive protest against an extradition bill in Hong Kong. Protesters in Hong Kong have begun leaving the streets and gathering near the city's government headquarters.

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A woman arranges the notes written by protesters placed next to the flowers on a pavement after tens of thousands of protesters continue staged a massive protest against the unpopular extradition bill in Hong Kong. Protesters in Hong Kong left the streets, averting possible clashes Monday after haggling for hours with police by moving to areas near the city's government headquarters.

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Tens of thousands of protesters march through the streets as they continue to protest an extradition bill in Hong Kong.

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Protesters who camped out overnight take a rest along a main road near the Legislative Council after continuing protest against the unpopular extradition bill in Hong Kong.

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Firefighters remove a yellow banner with the words "Fight for Hong Kong" in Chinese and English which is hung on the Lion Rock mountain by pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong. Hong Kong was bracing Sunday for another massive protest over an unpopular extradition bill that has highlighted the territory's apprehension about relations with mainland China, a week after the crisis brought as many as 1 million into the streets.

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Hundreds of mothers holding placards, some of which read "If we lose the young generation, what's left of Hong Kong", and lit smartphones protest against the amendments to the extradition law in Hong Kong. Calm appeared to have returned to Hong Kong after days of protests by students and human rights activists opposed to a bill that would allow suspects to be tried in mainland Chinese courts.

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Riot police fire tear gas to protesters outside the Legislative Council in Hong Kong. Hong Kong police have used tear gas and high-pressure hoses against thousands of protesters opposing a highly controversial extradition bill outside government headquarters.

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A man waves a British flag as policemen in anti-riot gear stand guard against the protesters on a closed-off road near the Legislative Council in Hong Kong. Hundreds of protesters surrounded government headquarters in Hong Kong as the administration prepared to open debate on a highly controversial extradition law that would allow accused people to be sent to China for trial.

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Protestors gather near the Legislative Council in Hong Kong. Hundreds of protesters surrounded government headquarters in Hong Kong as the administration prepared to open debate on a highly controversial extradition law that would allow accused people to be sent to China for trial.

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Protesters rallying against the proposed amendments to extradition law clash with police officers at the Legislative Council in Hong Kong.

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In this photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency, police and criminal suspects sit on a plane at Beijing Capital International Airport in Beijing. A group of 94 Taiwanese accused of telephone and online fraud arrived at Beijing airport after being extradited from Spain, Chinese authorities said.

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In this illustrative image fugitive diamond merchant Nirav Modi is seen in the dock during a hearing of his extradition case at Westminster Magistrate’s Court in London. The court fixed his next remand hearing for June 27 and directed the Indian government to confirm within 14 days which prison he is to be held in if he were to be extradited to India.

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F1 Force India team boss Vijay Mallya arrives for a hearing for his extradition case at Westminster Magistrates Court in London. Mallya, the United Breweries Group chairman and co-owner of the Force India F1 team, is wanted in India to face fraud allegations.

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F1 Force India team boss Vijay Mallya smokes a cigarette outside Westminster Magistrates Court during a break for lunch as he attends a hearing at the court in London. Mallya, once a leading figure among India's business elite, has resumed his long-running fight against extradition to India on money laundering allegations.

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Business tycoon Vijay Mallya arrives at Westminster Magistrates' Court for his extradition hearing, in London. Investigators have accused the 62-year-old of paying $200,000 to a British firm for displaying his company Kingfisher's logo during the Formula One World Championships in London and some European countries in the 1990s.

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F1 Force India team boss Vijay Mallya arrives for a hearing for his extradition case at Westminster Magistrates Court in London. Mallya, the United Breweries Group chairman and co-owner of the Force India F1 team, is wanted in India to face fraud allegations. He was arrested in April 2017, by the Metropolitan Police's extradition unit on behalf of authorities in India.

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F1 Force India team boss Vijay Mallya smokes as he speaks to journalists as he leaves after a hearing for his extradition case at Westminster Magistrates Court, in London

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F1 Force India team boss Vijay Mallya arrives at Westminster Magistrates Court in London. Mallya, the United Breweries Group chairman and co-owner of the Force India F1 team is wanted in India to face fraud allegations.

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F1 Force India team boss Vijay Mallya smokes as he arrives for the third day of his extradition case at Westminster Magistrates Court in London.

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F1 Force India team boss Vijay Mallya arrives for the third day of his extradition case at Westminster Magistrates Court in London.

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F1 Force India team boss Vijay Mallya arrives for the second day of his extradition case at Westminster Magistrates Court in London. Vijay Mallya is set to faces an extradition hearing in London that should determine whether he is sent back to India to face money laundering allegations related to the collapse of several of his businesses.

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Clare Montgomery, who leads the legal defence for F1 Force India team boss Vijay Mallya, arrives for the first day of his extradition case at Westminster Magistrates Court in London.

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F1 Force India team boss Vijay Mallya speaks to the media as he arrives for the first day of his court case facing extradition to India, at Westminster Magistrates Court in London. Mallya, the United Breweries Group chairman and co-owner of the Force India F1 team is wanted in India to face fraud allegations.

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Vijay Mallya arrives for the opening day of his extradition trial at Westminster Magistrates’ Court in London.

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F1 Force India team boss Vijay Mallya leaves after attending a case management hearing at Westminster Magistrates Court in London. He was arrested in April by the Metropolitan Police's extradition unit on behalf of authorities in India.

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F1 Force India team boss Vijay Mallya leaves after attending a case management hearing at Westminster Magistrates Court in London.

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F1 Force India team boss Vijay Mallya leaves after attending a case management hearing at Westminster Magistrates Court in London. Mallya, the United Breweries Group chairman and co-owner of the Force India F1 team is wanted in India to face fraud allegations. He was arrested in April by the Metropolitan Police's extradition unit on behalf of authorities in India.

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Ousted Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont, centre, poses with Catalan mayors who travelled to Brussels to take part in an event in support of the ousted Catalan government in Brussels, Belgium. Puigdemont is fighting extradition to Spain, where other members of the ousted Cabinet have been sent to jail while awaiting the results of a probe for allegedly weaving a strategy to secede from Spain.

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Mexico's ex-governor of Veracruz state, Javier Duarte, is escorted in handcuffs by police to an aircraft as he is extradited to Mexico City, at an Air Force base in Guatemala City. Duarte faces charges of embezzlement and ties to organized crime in his home country.

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