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DiCaprio’s pet dog stinks, say friends


December 12th, 2011 - 5:45 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Dec 12 (IANS) Hollywood star Leonardo DiCaprio's friends reportedly avoid travelling on his private jet because "Blood Diamond" star always takes his smelly pet dog along.The actor's beloved ... Read more...

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Ex-Liberian president stashed $400 mn: WikiLeaks


February 12th, 2011 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 12 (IANS) Former Liberian president Charles Taylor, facing trial for his involvement in war crimes in Sierra Leone, may have amassed $400 million but only a fraction of his ... Read more...

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Leonardo Di Caprio To Turn Jew For Love?


December 6th, 2010 - 8:11 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It looks like Leonardo Di Caprio can go to any extent to marry his long time girlfriend Bar Rafaeli. Recent reports indicate that the 'Blood Diamond' ... Read more...

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Naomi Campbell practices mystical Kabbalah ‘to control violent temper’


October 18th, 2010 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 18 (ANI): It seems Naomi Campbell is leaving no stone unturned to control her violent temper and maintain her calm.The supermodel has revealed that she is attempting to reign ... Read more...

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‘Africa United’ tipped to match success of ‘Slumdog Millionaire’


October 3rd, 2010 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 3 (ANI): An African movie based on the journey of 5 children to watch the Football world cup 2010 is tipped to match the success of 'Slumdog Millionaire'.In the ... Read more...

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I was used as a scapegoat in blood diamond trial, says Naomi Campbell


September 22nd, 2010 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 22 (ANI): Naomi Campbell feels that she was used as a scapegoat in the blood diamond trial of former Liberian President Charles Taylor in Hague.Her comments, in an ... Read more...

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Naomi Campbell faces huge tax bill in U.S


August 19th, 2010 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 19 (ANI): Naomi Campbell is apparently facing huge tax bill in the U.S. over allegations that she owes more than 42,000 pounds in back payments.Officials at America's Internal Revenue ... Read more...

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Online ‘blood diamond’ video game mocking Naomi Campbell is a hit


August 16th, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 16 (ANI): Naomi Campbell's courtroom appearance was a headliner for sure, but now, it has turned into an Internet rage too - with an online video game mocking the ... Read more...

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Imran Khan breaks his silence over Naomi Campbell blood diamond case


August 13th, 2010 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 13 (ANI): Retired Pakistani cricketer Imran Khan is the latest celebrity to break his silence over the Naomi Campbell blood diamond case.The ex cricketer, who is now a politician ... Read more...

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Zimbabwe nets $71 mn from diamond auction


August 12th, 2010 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Harare, Aug 12 (DPA) Zimbabwe's government netted around $71 million from a major sell-off of rough diamonds from its controversial Chiadzwa diamond fields, the country's mining minister said Thursday. Wednesday, Zimbabwe resumed full-scale ... Read more...

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Zimbabwe resumes sale of controversial Chiadzwa diamonds


August 11th, 2010 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Harare, Aug 11 (DPA) Zimbabwe's cash-strapped government began Wednesday selling off stocks of rough diamonds extracted from its eastern Chiadzwa fields, where human rights abuses have seen the gems tarred with the ... Read more...

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Mia Farrow disputes Naomi Campbell’s ‘blood diamond’ story


August 9th, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 09 (ANI): American actress Mia Farrow has disputed British supermodel Naomi Campbell's claim under oath that she did not know the origin of the gems.The actress appeared at the ... Read more...

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Indian violinist performs in Trinidad and Tobago


August 9th, 2010 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
By Paras Ramoutar Port-of-Spain, Aug 9 (IANS) Indian violinist Kala Ramnath enthralled a packed hall here with her scintillating performance during a show ahead of India's Independence Day Aug 15.Ramnath displayed her musical ... Read more...

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Campbell wants to get on with her life after ‘blood diamond’ testimony


August 6th, 2010 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Aug 6 (ANI): Naomi Campbell wants to get war crimes tribunal 'to get over with' and get on with her life.Speaking at the the trial to determine whether Liberian ... Read more...

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Court promises full privacy to Naomi Campbell at her court hearing


August 4th, 2010 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 04 (ANI): Supermodel Naomi Campbell has been granted special protection when she testifies at a UN war crimes tribunal over claims that she was given a blood diamond by ... Read more...

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Charles Taylor’s lawyers request Naomi Campbell testimony postponement


August 3rd, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 03 (ANI): Lawyers of former Liberian President Charles Taylor have filed a court motion requesting to postpone British supermodel Naomi Campbell's testimony for the war crimes trial.Campbell will bear ... Read more...

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Naomi Campbell requests for privacy during blood diamond testimony


August 2nd, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, August 02 (ANI): British supermodel Naomi Campbell has requested for strict measures to maintain privacy at The Hague, in the Netherlands, where she will testify at a war crimes trial ... Read more...

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Mia Farrow to Tesitfy on ‘Blood Diamond’ of Naomi Campbell


July 31st, 2010 - 12:29 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
July 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to the AFP, actress Mia Farrow is all set to testify next month along with modeling agent Carole White about the blood diamond which Naomi Campbell is ... Read more...

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Mia Farrow to testify on Naomi Campbell ‘blood diamond’


July 30th, 2010 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 30 (ANI): Actress Mia Farrow and model agent Carole White are set to testify next month over claims that supermodel Naomi Campbell accepted a 'blood diamond' from Charles Taylor. ... Read more...

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Naomi Campbell to testify at Charles Taylor war crimes trial next month


July 23rd, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 23 (ANI): British supermodel Naomi Campbell will testify in the ongoing war crimes trials against former president of Liberia, Charles Taylor in August (10).The 40-year-old model was dragged in ... Read more...

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Campbell’s blood diamond testimony ‘crucial’ in Taylor’s trial


July 18th, 2010 - 7:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 18 (ANI): Naomi Campbell's testimony can prove crucial in the trial of Charles Taylor, the former President of Liberia, who is said to have gifted the British supermodel a ... Read more...

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Campbell postpones blood diamond testimony


July 18th, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 18 (IANS) Supermodel Naomi Campbell has postponed her testimony in the ongoing war crimes trial over a "blood diamond" she was allegedly given by former Liberian president Charles Taylor. The ... Read more...

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Naomi Campbell to testify at Charles Taylor’s war crimes trial


July 10th, 2010 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 10 (ANI): Naomi Campbell will be attending Charles Taylor's war crimes trial to give evidence about "blood diamond," which she allegedly received from Liberia's former president."Naomi Campbell has ... Read more...

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Campbell summoned to court over ‘blood diamond’


July 2nd, 2010 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 2 (IANS) Supermodel Naomi Campbell will be subpoenaed to testify in a war crimes case over the claims that former Liberian president Charles Taylor gave her an uncut 'blood ... Read more...

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Naomi Campbell ‘to be summoned in Charles Taylor’s war crimes trial’


July 1st, 2010 - 3:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 01 (ANI): British model Naomi Campbell is to be summoned for giving evidence in Charles Taylor's war crimes trial, it has emerged.The 40-year-old model will be called after the ... Read more...

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Naomi Campbell To Testify In The Taylor Trial


June 12th, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 12, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Supermodel Naomi Campbell has been summoned to a war crimes tribunal of Liberia's former President Charles Taylor. She was allegedly given a rough blood diamond ... Read more...

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Taylor’s lawyers oppose Campbell’s testimony


June 1st, 2010 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 1 (IANS) Lawyers of former Liberian President Charles Taylor have opposed a request to have supermodel Naomi Campbell testify at his war crimes trial in the Netherlands. The prosecutors ... Read more...

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Campbell ‘facing war crimes court appearance over blood diamond’


May 21st, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 21 (ANI): Super model Naomi Campbell could be summoned before a war crimes tribunal for allegedly possessing a 'blood diamond' given to her by Liberia's former president Charles Taylor. ... Read more...

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Naomi Campbell to testify over ‘blood diamond’ gift


May 21st, 2010 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 21 (IANS) Supermodel Naomi Campbell could be called to testify at a war crimes trial over claims that former Liberian president Charles Taylor gave her an uncut 'blood diamond'. ... Read more...

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Furious Campbell denies receiving blood diamond


April 23rd, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 23 (IANS) Top model Naomi Campbell reportedly attacked a news cameraman as she stormed out of an interview after being questioned about allegations that she received a 'blood diamond'. Femalefirst.co.uk ... Read more...

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Naomi Campbell vows to keep mum on ‘blood diamond’ issue


April 22nd, 2010 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Apr 22 (ANI): Naomi Campbell has refused to testify at the war crimes trial of former Liberian strongman Charles Taylor, saying that she would not speak about the huge, ... Read more...

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African dictator ‘gave Naomi Campbell a blood diamond’


January 15th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 15 (ANI): Charles Taylor, former president of Liberia, gave a "blood diamond" to charm supermodel Naomi Campbell, according to war crimes prosecutors.A "blood diamond" usually refers to a gem ... Read more...

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Are you buying a blood diamond?


January 13th, 2010 - 10:38 am ICT by IANS
By Shilpa Raina New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) If you are getting a crystal clear, sparkling solitaire suspiciously cheap, think twice. You may be unintentionally buying a "blood diamond".Blood diamonds are also known ... Read more...

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After ‘Blood Diamond’ fiasco, Gaurav Chopra in another Hollywood movie


September 4th, 2009 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) He was disappointed with his blink-and-you-miss role in critically acclaimed Hollywood film "Blood Diamond", but Indian television actor Gaurav Chopra didn't lose hope and is again ... Read more...

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Meg Ryan off the market?


June 11th, 2009 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 11(ANI): Here's some bad news for Meg Ryan's male fans: the Hollywood beauty is no longer single, it has emerged.Rumours are abuzz that the 47-year-old beauty is dating film ... Read more...

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