Rigi


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Rigi

(rē`gē), mountain, in the Alps, N central Switzerland, between the lakes of Lucerne, Zug, and Lauerz, rising to 5,908 ft (1,801 m) at the Kulm, the highest peak. Ascended by rack-and-pinion railways (built in the 1870s), it commands one of the most famous views in the world—a panorama of nearly 180 mi (290 km).

Rigi

a mountain in the Alps of N central Switzerland, between Lakes Lucerne, Zug, and Lauerz
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He underlined that the measures needed to be adopted to extradite Adbo-Sattar Rigi are being taken by a special committee.
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After a brief respite, Rigi loyalists and other ethnic Baluch militants appeared to marshal their ranks.
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I recognized him from the grainy photos I had seen online; it was Rigi.
The London-based Arabic newspaper said Rigi was speaking on the telephone from "somewhere inside the Baluchestan Mountains.
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The report states that Jundullah's website showed pictures of two suicide bombers, who were identified as Mohammad and Mujahid Rigi, apparently members of the leader's clan.
A Tehran Revolutionary court sentenced Rigi to death and the Supreme Court upheld the sentence, the semi-official Fars news agency said, adding that Rigi was executed inside Tehran s Evin prison in the presence of "the families of some of the victims.
A leading lawmaker said Iran planned to file a lawsuit at relevant international courts against Britain and the United states for supporting Rigi.
Rigi was hanged on Sunday morning in Tehran's Evin prison upon a ruling issued by the country's Islamic Revolution Court, Fars news agency reported.