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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).
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Rigi

a mountain in the Alps of N central Switzerland, between Lakes Lucerne, Zug, and Lauerz
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Rigi said he now understood that his actions were based on ignorance, prejudice and hatred.
Rigi was the brother of Abdolmalek Rigi, the alleged leader of Jundollah who is awaiting trial in an Iranian prison.
Jafari also charged that Rigi was taking orders from the intelligence services of Britain, Pakistan and the United States.
The list of Tuesday's executions included Yahia Rigi but it was not clear whether he was also a family member.
Nordic walking trails are booked through Rigi Bahnen, 00 4141 399 8787, or r igi.ch.
He said the rebels were captured by Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards after they "illegally entered the country following Rigi's arrest for carrying out acts of sabotage."
It named one of the men sentenced to death as Abdolhamid Rigi, brother of Jundollah leader Abdolmalek Rigi.
TEHRAN: Abdolmalek Rigi, head of the Sunni rebel group Jundallah who waged a deadly insurgency in Shia Iran's southeastern province of Sistan-Baluchestan, was executed on Sunday, state media reported.
Attarzadeh's release comes days after Iran's most wanted militant Abdolmalek Rigi, the chief of the extremist outfit Jundullah, was nabbed by Iranian authorities on a flight enroute to Krygzstan from Dubai.
The Islamic Republic has converted its arrest of Baluchi terrorist Abdelmalik Rigi into the focal point of its anti-American attack, harping on the assertion that Rigi was trained and funded by the United States.
The captured ringleader of the Jundallah terrorist group, Abdolmalek Rigi, has confessed that the US administration had assured him of unlimited military aid and funding for waging an insurgency against the Islamic Republic of Iran.The following is the detailed transcript of Rigi\'s confession, stated in Farsi, as broadcast on Press TV.\"After Obama was elected, the Americans contacted us and they met me in Pakistan.They met us after clashes with my group around March 17 in (the southeastern city of) Zahedan, and he (the US operative) said that Americans had requested a meeting.\"\"I said we didn\'t have any time for a meeting and if we do help them they should promise to give us aid.
ISLAMABAD, October 23, 2009 (Frontier Star): Pakistan and Iran besides deciding to establish joint monitoring system of border areas have also agreed to increase strength of border security forces while Iranian Interior Minister has demanded Pakistan to hand over some terrorists including Abdul Malik Rigi, the head of Jundallah terrorist organization.