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Thai authorities link toxic chemicals to foreigners’ deaths


August 17th, 2011 - 1:17 am ICT by BNO News
BANGKOK, THAILAND (BNO NEWS) -- The mysterious deaths of four foreigners and a tour guide in northern Thailand has been attributed to poisoning from an unknown toxic chemical or pesticide, local authorities ... Read more...

Posted in Thailand, Thailand Tourism |

Chinese toddler who fell out of 10th floor window remains in coma


July 8th, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by BNO News
BEIJING (BNO NEWS) -- A two-year-old girl who fell out of a 10th floor window in eastern China on Saturday remains in a coma but is now able to breath on her ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Scarlett Keeling murder retold on ‘Anjuna Beach’


July 2nd, 2011 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 2 (IANS) The seamier side of Goa will unravel on the silver screen with "Anjuna Beach", a Bollywood film set on the 2008 murder and sexual assault ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Former Russian spy sentenced 25 years for helping U.S.


June 28th, 2011 - 7:05 am ICT by BNO News
MOSCOW, RUSSIA (BNO NEWS) -- A former Russian spy who helped U.S. authorities was sentenced on Monday to 25 years in prison by a Russian military court, local media reported.Alexander Poteyev, who ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Tiger Woods and Elin Nordegren officially divorce


August 24th, 2010 - 2:59 am ICT by BNO News
PANAMA CITY, FLORIDA (BNO NEWS) – Golfer Tiger Woods and model Elin Nordegren on Monday officially announced their divorce.“We are sad that our marriage is over and we wish each ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Iran Woman Confesses To Conspiracy In Husband’s Murder


August 13th, 2010 - 7:02 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Aug 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A woman confessed to conspiring the murder of her husband on Iranian state TV after her death by stoning was halted due to an international outcry. ... Read more...

Posted in World, World News |

Elian Gonzalez Is Happy In Cuba


July 2nd, 2010 - 7:46 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Cuba, July 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Elian Gonzalez, the castaway 16 year old from Cuba said in a recent statement that he is happy to be in the Cuban soil and ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Aruba prosecutor: Not informed by Peruvian police about Joran van der Sloot’s recent confessions about Holloway


June 11th, 2010 - 8:32 pm ICT by BNO News
LIMA (BNO NEWS) -- Aruba's chief prosecutor told BNO News on Friday that it is not aware of Joran van der Sloot's alleged statement in Peru in which he said ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Suspect in disappearance of Natalee Holloway accused of murder in Peru


June 3rd, 2010 - 12:42 am ICT by BNO News
LIMA (BNO NEWS) -- A Dutch man who is the prime suspect in the disappearance of American teenager Natalee Holloway, Joran van der Sloot, is being sought in connection with ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

12-year-old bride’s divorce prompts marriage age review in Saudi Arabia


April 22nd, 2010 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Apr 22 (ANI): In what could become a prelude to introduction of a minimum age for marriage in Saudi Arabia, a 12-year-old girl has won a divorce from her 80-year-old husband.According ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Report: Aruban authorities call off dive team search for missing Natalee Holloway


March 25th, 2010 - 2:25 pm ICT by BNO News
AMSTERDAM (BNO NEWS) -- Aruban authorities have called off a dive team search for the remains of missing American teenager Natalee Holloway, CNN reported on Wednesday.The search was initiated after ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Report: Suspect in Natalee Holloway case confesses


February 23rd, 2010 - 3:05 pm ICT by BNO News
AMSTERDAM (BNO NEWS) -- Dutch suspect Joran van der Sloot has confessed to disposing the body of missing American student Natalee Holloway while on the Caribbean island of Aruba, a Dutch newspaper ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

No estimate of drug trade volume in Goa: Police


January 15th, 2010 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 15 (IANS) The police do not have an estimate of the quantum of illicit drug trade in Goa. "I do not have any estimate of the drug trade in Goa," ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Goa home minister warns of ’spectacular’ terror violence


December 17th, 2009 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Panaij, Dec 17 (IANS) Goa Home Minister Ravi Naik Thursday told the Goa legislative assembly that Pakistan-based terrorists groups could indulge in "spectacular violence" in Goa. "Available intelligence inputs indicate that a ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Hero pilot “Sully” Sullenberger to fly again for U.S. Airways


September 29th, 2009 - 3:12 am ICT by BNO News
TEMPE, Arizona (BNO NEWS) – Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger, who carried out the successful emergency landing of U.S. Airways Flight 1549 in New York City's Hudson River in January, will soon return to ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Cashed-up New Zealand Asian pair still on the run


June 17th, 2009 - 3:42 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington (New Zealand), June 17 (ANI): The infamous cashed-up Asian-origin couple, who escaped from New Zealand, continue to prove elusive for Kiwi police.Kiwi police say "cultural differences" are challenging their efforts to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Quranic Society’s application to build Islamic school in Sydney rejected


June 2nd, 2009 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, June 2 (ANI): Sydney's Land and Environment Court today rejected the Quranic Society's application to build a 19 million dollar school for 900 students in a rural area on the outskirts ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Assam’s ‘Jackie’ also helped baby Moshe escape Nariman House


December 18th, 2008 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kazigram (Assam), Dec 18 (IANS) Sandra, the nanny of little Moshe Holtzberg whose parents were killed in the terror attack on the Nariman House in Mumbai, may have received international media attention ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

US hacker found proof of Chinese gymnasts age during his spare time


August 23rd, 2008 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug.23 (ANI): The man who exposed the fact that a Chinese gymnast was under-aged and participating in the Beijing Olympics, has said that he did it during his spare time, ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

ULFA militant accused of murdering social activist killed


July 20th, 2008 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 19 (IANS) The Assam police Saturday shot dead a dreaded militant of the outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) who was the prime suspect in the 1997 killing of ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

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