July 4, 2011
“I am saddened by his death”
June 8, 2011
Semprun was born in Madrid in 1923 but grew up in exile largely in France. A Communist activist, he was sent to Buchenwald, where he spent more than a year.
June 3, 2011
Shipping magnate and philanthropist Sammy Ofer was listed last year by Forbes as Israel’s richest man, and appeared as number 109 on the magazine’s global list of billionaires.
May 19, 2011
The passenger had complained he wasn’t feeling well about 20 minutes after the flight took off from John F. Kennedy International Airport. Crew members’ efforts to resuscitate him were unsuccessful.
May 7, 2011
Hunters spotted the van of Albert and Rita Chretien in a remote logging road, according to a statement by the Baker City, Oregon, police, which had been searching for the couple.
Great Falls, Montana,
April 15, 2011
Walter Breuning’s earliest memories stretched back 111 years, before home entertainment came with a twist of the radio dial. They were of his grandfather’s tales of killing Southerners...
March 31, 2011
The Allegheny County medical examiner’s office identified the man as 19—year—old Joseph Kimutis, of McDonald. He had been rushed to a hospital after smashing through a window at the Peterson Events Centre and falling about 30 feet (9 meters) on Wednesday night.
March 19, 2011
As he prepared to step down as secretary of state in 1996, Christopher said his proudest accomplishments included helping promote a ban on nuclear weapons tests.
RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany,
March 10, 2011
Friends and comrades of a 21—year—old Virginia airman on Thursday honoured the energy, dedication and humour of a young man whose life was cut short last week by an alleged Islamic ext...
February 15, 2011
The official IRNA news agency on Tuesday quotes acting police commander Gen. Ahmad Reza Radan as saying dozens of people, including nine members of the security forces, also were wounded in Monday’s protests. Mr. Radan says one of the injured is in critical condition.
June 23, 2011
Achalov supported the 1991 hardline coup that briefly ousted Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev but didn’t face trial. In October 1993 he played an active role in a rebellion against President Boris Yeltsin and spent several months in custody before being released under amnesty.
June 8, 2011
Mr. Bartaula, police official, identifed the woman as Masue Yoshida, 63. Her hometown was not known.
May 28, 2011
Robert Daley, father of British diving champion Tom Daley, has died of brain cancer at age 40.
Robert Daley, who became a familiar figure poolside supporting his son, died “p...
May 13, 2011
Department of Mountaineering official Tilak Pandey said on Friday that the Japanese climber - identified as Ozaki Takashi - fell sick and was returning down the slopes of Everest when he collapsed at an altitude of 28,200 feet (8,600 meters). He died on Thursday afternoon.
April 15, 2011
Russian news agencies quoted officials as saying the man set himself ablaze just before the court was to hear his appeal on revoking his driver’s licence. Yelena Shchavelyova, police spokeswoman, said the fire spread, killing a judge’s assistant.
April 6, 2011
Photos of the dramatic incident began to circulate via social media and websites within minutes after the tragedy occurred in the early afternoon. One showed the victim on his back, engulfed in flames, while several people attempted to beat back the fire with their coats.
March 31, 2011
55—year—old Liaqat Ali, popularly known as ‘Liaqat Soldier’ was participating in a special transmission organised for the semi—final on a local channel when he suffered a severe heart attack and died on his way to the hospital, the Daily Times newspaper reported.
March 16, 2011
New South Wales state Ambulance Service spokesman John Wilson said the 24-year-old woman was attacked on Wednesday in Nelson Bay, north of Sydney. She suffered head, neck and arm injuries.
March 9, 2011
The man was extensively lacerated and suffered dislocated bones, but his injuries are not life threatening. He was flown to a hospital in Cairns.
February 9, 2011
Detectives say the woman and three companions had travelled from London and were staying at the Hampton Inn in southwest Philadelphia. They say two had travelled in November to have buttocks enlargements and on Monday one received a further injection while the other had a hip augmentation.