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|Pfc Bradley Manning has been behind bars since his arrest in Baghdad in May 2010 on suspicion of being responsible for the largest leak of state secrets in US history. But an attempt by his lawyers to get charges thrown out on grounds that the suspect has already been subjected to unfair punishment while in confinement looks set to lengthen his time on remand. Military judge Colonel Denise Lind announced Sunday that Manning's trial, which had been set to begin on 4 February, would now take place from 16 March at the earliest.|
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