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Anorexic Australian twins die in house fire


August 28th, 2012 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 28 (IANS) Two Australian identical twin sisters who drew public attention due to their desperate battle with anorexia, have died in a house fire, Daily Mail reported Tuesday.Clare ... Read more...

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British boy abducted from mall, raped


August 22nd, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 22 (IANS) A 14-year old boy was kidnapped by two men from a busy shopping mall in Manchester and then raped in a toilet at a department store, ... Read more...

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US teacher held for sexual relation with student


August 12th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, August 12 (IANS) A special needs schoolteacher in the US has been arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting a former student half her age.Kelly McKenzy Watson, 34, met the ... Read more...

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Four Australians taking $1 mn cash, steroids to Bangladesh


August 2nd, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 2 (IANS) Four Australians have been arrested while trying to carry over one million dollars in cash and a large quantity of steroids. According to the police, they ... Read more...

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Sage’s death may have drug link?


July 20th, 2012 - 3:45 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 20 (IANS) Investigators have not ruled out the possibility of a "drug dealing case" in Sage Stallone's death although they do not believe he was an addict.Detectives ... Read more...

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British woman says she was raped during sleepwalk


July 17th, 2012 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
London, July 16 (IANS) A British woman, who was a dinner party guest, went sleepwalking during a stay-over in the middle of the night and later informed police of having ... Read more...

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ATM bombings continue unabated in South Africa


June 6th, 2012 - 9:11 am ICT by IANS
Cape Town, June 6 (IANS) Attacks on Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) have gone up rapidly in South Africa this year, with 18 cash machines being blown up in a single ... Read more...

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US student feasts on housemate’s body parts


June 1st, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 1 (IANS) A college student accused of killing a housemate in the US has told police that he ate the victim's heart and part of brain after his ... Read more...

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British parents held over six kids’ death in blaze


May 30th, 2012 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
London, May 29 (IANS) A British couple, whose six children died in a house fire, was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of having murdered them.Mick Philpott, 55, and his wife Mairead, ... Read more...

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Bieber in brawl with photographer?


May 28th, 2012 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 28 (IANS) Justin Bieber seems to be in trouble. The teen-aged singer was reportedly under investigation for possible misdemeanor battery against a photographer.The photographer has accused Bieber ... Read more...

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4 mn pounds in fake coins seized in Britain


May 25th, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 25 (IANS) Fake coins with a notional value of more than 4 million pounds have been seized from a freight container in one of the biggest hauls of ... Read more...

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Lohan cleared in hit-and-run case


May 6th, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 6 (IANS) Actress Lindsay Lohan will not face prosecution due to lack of evidence over a Hookah Lounge manager's claim that she hit him with her ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Indian-origin court clerk caught watching porn during trial


May 1st, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 1 (IANS) A 54-year-old Indian-origin court clerk in in Britain was caught watching porn by a judge during a rape trial. The man said he did so ... Read more...

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Boston police probe murder of Indian student


April 21st, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 21 (IANS) Boston police are investigating the murder of an Indian student of Boston University whose body was found lying on the road in front of his house, ... Read more...

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Finnish professor charged with spying for Russia


April 14th, 2012 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Finnish academic has been charged by Denmark with aiding alleged Russian spies in Copenhagen.According to Finland's national broadcaster YLE, 49-year-old Timo Kivimäki was first ... Read more...

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Lohan accused of shoving woman


April 9th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 9 (IANS) Lindsay Lohan seems to be in trouble again. She has been accused of shoving a woman at a nightclub in Hollywood.The 25-year-old actress, who ... Read more...

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Inspired by TV soap, teen kills mother with hammer


April 4th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 4 (IANS) A British teenager has been jailed for 16 years for beating his mother to death with a hammer in a murder inspired by TV soap "Coronation ... Read more...

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British rapist jailed after 21 years


March 18th, 2012 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 18 (IANS) A Briton who violently attacked and raped a woman 21 years ago has finally been jailed.Robert Edwards, now 48, told the woman he was armed, and ... Read more...

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Two workers burned to death in furnace


March 12th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 12 (IANS) Two Austrian metalworkers died a tragic death when a colleague switched on a massive oven without realising that they were cleaning it inside.According to detectives investigating ... Read more...

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ATM attacks on the rise in South Africa


February 5th, 2012 - 11:00 am ICT by IANS
Cape Town, Feb 5 (IANS) Attacks on Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) have increased rapidly in South Africa over the past one year partly due to poor policing, a report said.A ... Read more...

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Oxford don’s death: Exact cause not known


January 14th, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 14 (IANS) British police are now looking at "underlying health issues" after a post-mortem examination of Oxford professor Steven Rawlings failed to pinpoint the exact cause of his ... Read more...

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Politician slain in Guatemala


January 14th, 2012 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
Guatemala City, Jan 14 (IANS/EFE) Congressman Oscar Valentin Leal and his brother were murdered here Friday on the eve of retired Gen. Otto Perez Molina's inauguration as Guatemala's president.The slain ... Read more...

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Brazilian gang stealing hair from beauty salons


December 28th, 2011 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, Dec 28 (IANS/EFE) A gang has been targeting beauty salons in this Brazilian city to steal the natural locks used for hair extensions, police said Tuesday.The thieves have ... Read more...

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Spanish model caught hiding cocaine in fake breasts


December 22nd, 2011 - 8:49 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Dec 22 (IANS/AKI) A 33-year-old Spanish model was arrested at the Rome airport for attempting to smuggle 2.5 kg cocaine in prosthetic breasts.The model -- who arrived on a ... Read more...

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Father kills children to hurt his ex-wife


December 9th, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 9 (IANS) A jilted man in Britain killed his daughter and son by slitting their throats to hurt his estranged wife as he was about to be evicted ... Read more...

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Man drags dog, driving Porsche at 115 kmph


November 22nd, 2011 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 22 (IANS) In an appalling incident, a man in Britain tied a dog to his car with a rope and dragged it along over nearly 10 km, the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

US copper thieves steal sword at Abraham Lincoln’s tomb


November 14th, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Chicago, Nov 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Authorities say thieves have stolen the copper sword that was attached to the statue of former US President Abraham Lincoln. Detectives say the thieves cut the sword ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Dad forces daughter into medieval sword fight


October 20th, 2011 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 20 (IANS) An annoyed father allegedly forced his teenage daughter into putting on an armour and fighting with him in a medieval-style sword-duel until she collapsed from sheer ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Selena Gomez receives death threat


October 18th, 2011 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Oct 18 (IANS) Singer-actress Selena Gomez is terrified after she received a death threat.The Los Angeles Police Department's Threat Management Unit is investigating the matter after the singer ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Gang cheats casino by using contact lenses


October 15th, 2011 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 14 (IANS) A group of Italians has cheated a casino out of 55,000 pounds by wearing special contact lenses to see invisible ink on marked cards, a media ... Read more...

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Australia’s most wanted man arrested


October 11th, 2011 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 11 (IANS) One of Australia's most wanted men has been arrested at Sydney Airport over a fatal gun fight in 2009, police said Tuesday.New South Wales police expect ... Read more...

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Woman killed over negative comments on Facebook


October 11th, 2011 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Santo Domingo, Oct 11 (IANS/EFE) A woman killed another in a dispute over negative comments posted by one of them on Facebook, the Dominican police said Monday.The incident occurred ... Read more...

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Man held in France over death of ‘Indian hero’


October 10th, 2011 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Oct 10 (IANS) A man here has been arrested over the death of a 33-year-old Indian man, who is being hailed as a hero for going to the rescue ... Read more...

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NO CCTVs in court even after May blast (Lead)


September 7th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) There are no CCTVs in the Delhi High Court complex although Delhi Police had been reprimanded by the same court for security lapses after the ... Read more...

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Alleged killer held in British library


September 4th, 2011 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 4 (IANS) A man who became the subject of a nationwide manhunt in Britain after allegedly battering a pensioner to death, was finally arrested by police at a ... Read more...

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