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Chronology of the Nithari killings

Chronology of the Nithari killings

(Copyright AP. Any unauthorised reproduction is prohibited.) Noida: Following is the timeline of events from the day remains of 19 young women and children were discovered in Nithari village of Noida more than two years ago to Thursday's court ruling in one of the cases: Dec 29, 2006: Fifte...

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Authorities investigate suspected 'Colombian Fritzl'

Authorities investigate suspected 'Colombian Fritzl'

Bogota: Authorities in the central Colombian region of Tolima on Saturday launched an investigation into a man suspected of having fathered eight children by his own daughter. The man, aged 58, was arrested on Friday in the town of Mariquita, after a complaint was filed by his 35-year-old daughter. ...

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Man bludgeoned to death at Sydney airport

Man bludgeoned to death at Sydney airport

Sydney:Horrified passengers at Sydney airport's domestic terminal witnessed a clash between rival outlaw motorcycle gangs Sunday in which one man was bludgeoned to death with metal posts. Police said members of one gang lay in wait for members of another gang to arrive on a flight to Sydney and set...

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17-yr-old gunman kills 15 in Germany

17-yr-old gunman kills 15 in Germany

Winnenden: A 17-year-old gunman dressed in black opened fire at his former high school in southwestern Germany on Wednesday, killing at least 15 people before police shot him to death, state officials said. Nine students and three teachers were among the dead, State Interior Minister Heribert Rech ...

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Guinea-Bissau president shot dead

Guinea-Bissau president shot dead

Nairobi/Lisbon/Bissau: Guinea-Bissau President Joao Bernardo "Nino" Vieira was shot dead in the capital Bissau early Monday, following the killing on Sunday evening of army chief Batista Tagme Na Wai, media reports said. The bodies of Vieira and of another person were removed from his residence, a ...

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International tribunal to probe Hariri’s killing

International tribunal to probe Hariri’s killing

The Hague: The international tribunal to try suspects in the assassination of former Lebanese prime minister Rafik Hariri four years ago was formally constituted in The Hague on Sunday. The court, constituted under a United Nations mandate, is to probe among other things allegations that Syria was ...

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26/11 accused charged with 11 different acts

26/11 accused charged with 11 different acts

Mumbai: The accused in the November 26-29 Mumbai terror acts have been charged under 11 different acts, and given the graveness of the multiple charges — the prosecution is in a position to seek capital punishment for Mohammed Ajmal Mohammed Amir alias Kasab alias Abu Muhajid, informed sources...

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Kasab booked for entering CST without ticket

Kasab booked for entering CST without ticket

Mumbai: As the much-awaited chargesheet against Ajmal Amir Kasab will be filed on Wednesday, the lone surviving militant of the November 26 Mumbai terror attacks has also been booked for entering the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus without a platform ticket. More than 12 different cases have been file...

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Boy's essay leads to charge against his dad

Boy's essay leads to charge against his dad

Oregon: A father allegedly shot his 9-year-old son in the buttocks with a BB gun, a revelation that came to light after the boy wrote a school essay about the incident. The boy had written an essay about the "painful afternoon my Dad shot me with a BB gun." The elementary-school teacher turned the...

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UN hostage: Pak dismisses demands as unrealistic

UN hostage: Pak dismisses demands as unrealistic

Islamabad: The Pakistani government on Saturday dismissed the demands of the captors of a UN official as unrealistic but expressed willingness to negotiate with them. A separatist group in Pakistan's southwestern Balochistan province set a 72-hour deadline Friday to kill John Solecki, the local hea...

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