Tuesday, 23 April 2019

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US court orders Syria to pay $302.5mn over death of reporter Colvin

WASHINGTON: A US court has found the Syrian government culpable in the 2012 death of journalist Marie Colvin, ordering a $302.5 million judgment for what it called an “unconscionable” attack that targeted journalists. Colvin – a renowned war correspondent whose harrowing career was celebrated in the recent Golden Globe-nominated film ...

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Student falls to death while looking for ‘better’ Wifi

BANGKOK: A student plunged to his death while he was looking for a better WiFi connection around his hotel room. According to the Daily Mail, the 21-year-old student was leaning over the balcony of his room when he fell to his death. Pattanadej Homhuan’s room was located in the fourth ...

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Uber driver convicted over British passenger’s death

SYDNEY: An Uber driver was on Monday convicted over the death of a British passenger in Sydney. The passenger, 30-year-old Samuel Thomas, died when he fell from the Uber cab and was hit by a bus in June 2017, the BBC reported. Thomas, from Hertfordshire, had been getting out of ...

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Political reporter beaten to death in India

TRIPURA: A reporter covering political unrest in India’s north-east was beaten to death during violent clashes, officials have said, two weeks after the high-profile murder of another prominent journalist. Shantanu Bhowmick was set upon with sticks as he reported on violence on Wednesday between warring political factions and police outside ...

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Poor English may have caused bungee jumping death

A Spanish court says a bungee jumping instructor’s order of “no jump”, may have led a Dutch woman to jump without being connected to a rope. MADRID: A Spanish court says a bungee jumping instructor’s poor English may have led a 17-year-old Dutch woman to jump to her death without ...

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Social media abuzz with rumours of Prince Philip’s death

LONDON: Television crews descended on Buckingham Palace on Thursday morning after a meeting of all royal staff sparked frenzied speculation, with social media abuzz with rumours regarding the health of Prince Philip. But, quoting well-placed sources, British media and news agencies said there was “no cause for alarm” over the ...

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Prince Harry Opens Up About Mental Health After Mom’s Death

LONDON: Prince Harry had to confront the emotional toll his mom, Diana, Princess Of Wales’, death took on him, revealing it negatively affected his personal and professional life when he ignored it. The British royal was 12-years-old when his mom died in a car crash in 1997. The 32-year-old explains ...

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York: Girl, 15, is arrested over the death of a seven-year-old girl

YORKSHIRE: A mother sank to her knees and sobbed yesterday after her seven-year-old daughter was found with fatal injuries. The youngster was discovered in a grassy alleyway in an affluent suburb of York and later died in hospital. A 15-year-old girl has been arrested. Witnesses said the mother of the ...

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French baby death linked to vitamin dose

PARIS: France has acted to suspend the sale of a vitamin D supplement after the death of a newborn baby who suffocated hours after being given it. The 10-day-old baby had been given a dose of Uvesterol D, widely given to French children under the age of five to prevent ...

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Sony Deletes Tweets On Britney Spears’ Death, Blames Hackers

PARIS: Yet her fans’ hearts may have skipped a beat today when tweets purportedly from Sony Music Entertainment said “RIP @britneyspears #RIPBritney 1981-2016” and “Britney spears is dead by accident! We will tell you more soon #RIPBritney.” The real Sony Music Entertainment quickly deleted those tweets and issued a terse ...

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