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Woman kills man by injecting silicone in genitals


September 13th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 13 (IANS) An American woman is facing 10 years in jail after being charged with injecting a man's genitals with a fatal dose of liquid silicone in a ... Read more...

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Muslim woman sentenced in Russia over extremist article


September 13th, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Muslim woman journalist in Russia was given a suspended jail term by a Moscow court Thursday for distributing material that prosecutors said contained "calls ... Read more...

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Inmate found dead in China detention centre


September 12th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 12 (IANS) Prosecutors in China have launched an investigation after an inmate at a detention centre was found hanged to death, Xinhua reported.The 62-year-old inmate, Li Wanwan, was ... Read more...

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Fake fortune teller jailed in Shanghai


September 10th, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, Sep 10 (IANS) A bogus woman fortune teller has been sentenced to around four years behind bars for swindling a woman here in the Chinese business hub of 190,000 ... Read more...

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Girl taken into care in Portugal by police after drunk parents abandon her


September 7th, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Sep 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In an astonishing situation a girl of two years was found on a busy highway while her parents were unaware of her danger as they were drunk. ... Read more...

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Former Colombian general convicted of money laundering


September 7th, 2012 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, Sep 7 (IANS/EFE) A former head of army intelligence was convicted of criminal conspiracy and laundering proceeds of drug trafficking, the Colombian Attorney General's Office said.Prosecutors demonstrated that retired ... Read more...

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Anni Dewani case: Opposing psychiatrists are partners


September 2nd, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 2 (IANS) Psychiatrists hired by the prosecution as well as the defence in the honeymoon murder case of Indian-origin bride Anni Dewani were business partners, The Sun reported.Michael ... Read more...

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Phony news crew smuggles $9.2 mn into Nicaragua


August 28th, 2012 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
Managua, Aug 28 (IANS/EFE) Eighteen people arrested last week while trying to enter Nicaragua disguised as a news crew from Mexico's Televisa television were carrying $9.2 million in cash, police ... Read more...

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Russian executed in 1918 cleared 94 years later


August 24th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 24 (IANS) Prosecutors in Russia, embarking on a quest for historical justice, formally cleared a peasant executed in 1918 for opposing the Bolsheviks, RIA Novosti reported.Two Communists sent ... Read more...

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Fan identified in Anzhi ‘urine-throwing’ incident


August 22nd, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A football fan who splashed liquid, reportedly urine, on Moroccan winger Mbark Boussoufa has been identified and his details given to prosecutors, the Russian Premier ... Read more...

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German farmer showers trance fans with manure


August 21st, 2012 - 9:58 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, Aug 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A furious German farmer poured manure on a group of trance music fans who organised an improvised open air festival on his land but did ... Read more...

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Woman held for trying to sell own baby


August 15th, 2012 - 7:34 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A woman from Kyrgyzstan faces up to 10 years in prison in Russia after she tried to sell her four-month old daughter for 35,000 rubles ... Read more...

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Naked British wanderer courts freedom


August 11th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) A 53-year-old British man who earned the nickname "Naked Rambler" by walking unclothed, has refused to put on clothes during a court appearance, telling the judge ... Read more...

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‘Kidney for an iPad’ trial begins in China


August 11th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) Five people are facing trial in China after a student sold his kidney to buy an iPad and iPhone, the Daily Mail reported.The 17-year-old nearly died ... Read more...

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Russian ex-cop charged over dislike of ruling party


August 11th, 2012 - 9:18 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Prosecutors in Russia have brought extremism charges against a former policeman over calls to "commit crimes" against members of the ruling United Russia party.The 26-year-old ... Read more...

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Simpson’s father held for drunk driving


August 11th, 2012 - 3:04 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 11 (IANS) Singer Jessica Simpson's father Joe Simpson was arrested on charges of driving under the influence of alcohol.Joe, who is also Jessica's manager, was suspected to ... Read more...

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Muslim sect members discovered living underground in Russia


August 10th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Moscow, Aug 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Muslim sect was discovered living in an underground bunker in Kazan Russia. The sect consists of 20 children and 50 adults. The sect is being said ... Read more...

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Mormon church leader accused of attacking another person


August 10th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Utah, Aug 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A church leader of the Latter- Day Saints Church in Utah is in court over charges that he bit another man’s penis. The church leader is being ... Read more...

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People find Italian ‘Hitler’ wine bottles offensive


August 9th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Venice, Aug 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Tourists in the city of Garda in Italy have been shocked by the fact that there is wine being sold in the stores with pictures of Adolf ... Read more...

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NATO employee in Germany held for spying


August 7th, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A civilian employee at a NATO air base in Germany has been arrested on charges of illegally gathering secret information.The German Prosecutor General's Office said ... Read more...

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Dumped human embryos came from medical academy in Russia


August 3rd, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Four barrels with over 250 human embryos found dumped in a forest in Russia's western Urals region belonged to the Urals State Medical Academy, police ... Read more...

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Wife lures men for sex to kill husband, jailed


July 31st, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) A woman in Britain, who recruited two men whom she met in a bar and wooed for sex at home in exchange for murdering her elderly ... Read more...

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Baldwin’s stalker accused of 20 new counts


July 29th, 2012 - 2:39 am ICT by IANS
New York, July 29 (IANS) Alec Baldwin's lady stalker has been hit with 20 new counts of harassment.The stalker, Canadian actress Genevieve Sabourin, was arrested in April after allegedly turning ... Read more...

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Swiss to grill Tamil Tigers in Sri Lanka


July 27th, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, July 27 (IANS) Swiss officials are to visit Sri Lanka to talk to Tamil Tigers in custody over rebel activities in Switzerland and the funds they collected to support ... Read more...

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Woman survives after being hit by plane propeller


July 19th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 19 (IANS) A woman worker at an airport in Russia was injured but had a miraculous escape Thursday when she was hit by the propeller of an An-24 ... Read more...

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Chinese man jailed for robbing corn on the cob


July 18th, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 18 (IANS) A 20-year-old unemployed man in Shanghai has been sentenced to jail for 10 months for robbing a convenience store of a steamed corn-on-the-cob worth a mere ... Read more...

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George Zimmerman accused of sexual abuse


July 17th, 2012 - 6:17 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Colorado, July 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A cousin of George Zimmerman has accused the 28-year-old of sexual assault over a decade. The accusations are contained on a tape that prosecutors released to ... Read more...

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Seven girls raped at summer camp in Mexico


July 16th, 2012 - 11:22 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, July 16 (IANS/EFE) Seven girls were raped and a number of boys were beaten by assailants who attacked a summer camp in central Mexico last week, authorities said.The ... Read more...

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Russian jailed for attempt to blow up mosque


July 13th, 2012 - 5:17 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A 21-year-old former military demolition expert from Russia's European exclave of Kaliningrad has been sentenced to three years in prison for attempting to blow up ... Read more...

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HRW asks Bangladesh to halt border guards’ mutiny trial


July 5th, 2012 - 5:39 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 4 (IANS) International rights group Human Rights Watch (HRW) Wednesday asked Bangladesh to halt a mass trial of suspected mutineers of the erstwhile Bangladesh Rifles who had killed ... Read more...

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Photojournalist who witnessed crime slain in Ecuador


July 3rd, 2012 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Quito, July 3 (IANS/EFE) Two assailants fatally shot an Ecuadorian photojournalist who witnessed a theft in which police are the main suspects, a media report said Monday.Byron Baldeon, 31, was ... Read more...

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Russian exorcist stabs wife to death


June 29th, 2012 - 9:29 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A man in Russia's St. Petersburg city has been placed in a psychiatric ward after he attempted to exorcise the devil from his wife by ... Read more...

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Judge dismisses Berlusconi tax-evasion case


June 28th, 2012 - 8:34 am ICT by IANS
Rome, June 28 (IANS/AKI) A judge in Rome has thrown out a tax evasion case against former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi and 11 others.Judge Pierluigi Balestrieri said there was not ... Read more...

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Indian jailed in Dubai for forcing woman into sex trade


June 25th, 2012 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, June 25 (IANS) A 20-year-old Indian has been sentenced to three years in jail in Dubai for luring a 31-year-old Indian woman to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and ... Read more...

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Prosecutors want Norway killer be ruled insane


June 22nd, 2012 - 5:21 am ICT by IANS
Oslo, June 22 (IANS) Prosecutors in Norway have called for self-confessed mass killer Anders Behring Breivik to be considered insane.Breivik killed 77 people and injured 242 last July. He bombed ... Read more...

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