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Girl, 19, kidnapped, raped and burned to death in Algeria

The body of a 19-year-old Algerian girl has been found burned in the northern province of Boumerdes, in what her family believe was a horrific attack which saw her kidnapped and raped before her murder. Chaima was kidnapped days before her body was found. Her suspected attacker was known to autho


Due to the abuse of her sheep ... a farmer hangs herself in a forest

A dedicated British farmer could not bear her work and take care of her sheep, when someone lodged a complaint with her in court stating that there were worm-covered sheep on her farm."Emma Watson", 43, was found dead in a woodland area near the farm where she lived with her mother in Oakamore, in


4 involved in murdering security man in Dubai

The Criminal Court of Dubai on Sunday heard the first session of a case in which two Asians and two Africans have been charged with murdering a security man by the Dubai Public Prosecution.In the indictment submitted by the Public Prosecution, it has been said that the perpetrators tied the victim


9-year-old killed and 6-year-old injured in Sacramento drive-by shooting

A nine-year old girl was killed in a drive-by shooting at a Sacramento park Saturday afternoon, police said. When officers arrived at Mama Marks Park around 1:10 p.m. local time, they found the nine-year-old, along with two other victims who had been shot, according to a news release from the Sac


First Man Cured of HIV Dies of Cancer: Charity

The first person to be cured of HIV, Timothy Ray Brown -- known as the "Berlin Patient" -- has died after a battle with cancer, the International Aids Society (IAS) announced. Brown made medical history and became a symbol of hope for the tens of millions of people living with the virus that caus


French 'Spiderman' Climbs Frankfurt Skyscraper

German police said that French urban climber Alain Robert faces a criminal investigation and fine after scaling one of Frankfurt's tallest buildings. Robert, known as “Spiderman” for his daring stunts, clambered to the top of rail company Deutsche Bahn 166-meter-high office building,


Fire Kills 13 at Chinese Theme Park at Start of Long Holiday

A fire at a tourist site in China killed 13 people on the first day of an eight-day national holiday, authorities said. The fire engulfed an exhibition hall of ice lantern and snow sculptures Thursday at the Taitaishan theme park on the outskirts of Taiyuan city in Shanxi province, the Ministry o


Subway bread is not bread, Irish court rules

An Irish court ruled that the bread offered by the American Subway restaurant chain, which has branches in more than 110 countries and territories around the world, cannot in fact be defined as bread in the known sense, due to its high sugar content, according to what he mentioned. The report of t


Hong Kong murder suspect plans to turn himself in to Taiwan

A Hong Kong murder suspect, whose case led the government to attempt to pass an extradition bill last year that sparked massive protests, is expected to return to Taiwan this month to answer the charges of killing his girlfriend. Chan Tong-kai, who is accused of killing his pregnant girlfriend Po


Indian low-caste woman dies after gang-rape, second in a week

A woman from India's marginalised Dalit community has died after being gang-raped, police said Thursday, days after the death of a teenager from the same low-caste group at the hands of a group of high-caste men sparked outrage. The 22-year-old, a member of India's "untouchable" Dalit community,


Egypt child dies after playing online game PUBG for hours

A 12-year-old Egyptian boy died on Monday from a sudden heart attack having played the online game known as PUBG for hours without rest, according to local media reports. The child was admitted to Al-Salam Hospital in Port Said however the Emergency Department at the Health Directorate confirmed


Mourning daughter, a Guatemalan couple find healing in dance

Jenifer Vásquez was 32 when she died of renal insufficiency in June, leaving behind grief-stricken parents already struggling with the isolation of the coronavirus lockdown in Guatemala. Then Fabio Rodolfo Vásquez heard about a dance contest organised on social media, "Covi Dance 20


Asian woman arrested for murder bid on friend

An Asian woman was arrested and referred to the criminal court for the attempted murder of her female friend in Dubai.Details of the incident date back to last July, when the victim was woken up after being repeatedly stabbed by the defendant.The victim testified that she woke up to the screams of


Sentenced to death for a teacher who took revenge on her school by poisoning the students

A Chinese court has sentenced a teacher to death, after she was found guilty of poisoning 25 students in a primary school, killing one of them. A middle-level court in the city of Jiaozuo in Henan Province in central China, on Tuesday, indicted the teacher, Wang Yun, on charges of inserting sodiu


Man arrested over jailbreak attempt after helicopter booking blunder

A criminal who hijacked and diverted a helicopter in mid-air in an attempt to break his wife out of a Belgian prison has been arrested after detectives found he used his own name to book the flight. Mike Gielen, 24, threatened the helicopter’s pilot using a replica handgun as he sought to s


Malta to Ask for Return of Shark Tooth Given to British Prince

Malta wants back a prehistoric shark tooth that was given as a present to Britain's Prince George by naturalist Sir David Attenborough, saying the fossil should be put on display in the island where it was discovered. Kensington Palace announced the gift on Saturday, saying the giant tooth was gi


Food Trucks Provide Rare Bright Spot in Hard-Hit West Bank

The coronavirus crisis has hit West Bank restaurants hard. But one part of the dining sector is bucking the trend: food trucks. With dine-in restaurants mostly closed due to health restrictions, food trucks have allowed entrepreneurial businessmen to find a way to keep working. It's a rare bright


16 Dead from Carbon Monoxide Poisoning in China Coal Mine

Sixteen workers died and one is in a critical condition after being trapped underground in a coal mine in southwest China on Sunday, reported state broadcaster CCTV. A conveyor belt caught fire in the early hours of the morning, state news agency Xinhua cited the government as saying, which produ




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