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  1. News - World - MALI

    Macabre exhibit at Gao city hall of defeated Islamist fighters body parts

    Posted Feb 25th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... franchise in the region, ruled the city. They imposed an extreme form of Islamic law, flogging, amputating and sometimes executing violators. At the foot of the city hall steps, the cleanly severed ...

  2. Sport - Other Sport - BASKETBALL

    Cautionary tale of squandered athletic talent

    Posted Dec 21st 2013, 09:25pm by Reuters

    ... his left leg amputated. He returned to the game, twice tore his Achilles heel and finally quit, overweight and out of shape. The film combines early footage shot by producer Adam Shopkorn ...

  3. Airline sued for turning away badly injured girl

    Posted Apr 08th 2006, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... doctors to later amputate her right foot. Pi Yajun was in a car in Jiayuguan, Gansu, on January 15 when the vehicle crashed and the foot was crushed, said Zhang Qihuai, a lawyer from the Beijing ... Military Area Command, but by the time she arrived the following morning it was too late to do anything but amputate the foot. Mr Zhang said the family decided to go ahead with the lawsuit after ...

  4. Lifestyle - Health - MEDICAL

    Couple's happy reunion cut short by killer disease

    Posted Aug 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... On Sunday doctors warned his employer, who asked not to be named, that this particular strain of bacteria seemed resistant to antibiotics and the only thing left was amputation, but the bacteria might already have spread throughout his bloodstream and it might be too late. Ronald never regained consciousness and despite his leg being amputated at the hip in a second operation on Sunday, ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    PolyU helps set up Sichuan institute to manage disaster

    Posted May 21st 2013, 12:00am by JOLIE HO

    ... "Many [Lushan] casualties fell from a height and were not crushed. Most broke limbs and bones," Li said. "There were fewer cases of amputations, lower-body paralysis and brain ...

  6. Sport - Rugby

    Hong Kong ‘blade runner’ stands tall again after rediscovering the sport he loves

    Posted Nov 22nd 2013, 09:33pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... to amputate it below my knee and I have worn a prosthetic limb ever since,” Harris says. “But because I had this accident at such a young age, it almost feels like second nature to me to wear ...

  7. HK specialists treat seriously injured in Chengdu ward

    Posted May 19th 2008, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... of the patients have broken bones and other crushing injuries, from being buried under collapsed structures. Several had to have limbs amputated. Dr Chow said the medical team would bring only necessary ... amputated. In one case, a 16-year-old girl, the only survivor in her class, who had both legs crushed, made a brave decision herself to have both limbs amputated despite strong opposition from her ...

  8. Comment - Blogs

    'How do we cope?' a man shouted as militiamen blocked the command centre

    Posted Apr 24th 2013, 05:24pm by Zhuang Pinghui

    ... forced to amputate his injured wife's arm and leg. Having a a three-year-old daughter myself, I couldn't hold back the tears at the thought that the girl probably would never be held ...

  9. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Pistorius to face trial in March over girlfriend’s killing

    Posted Aug 19th 2013, 05:11pm by AFP

    ... and had both legs amputated below the knee when he was 11 months old. Prosecutors have said he donned his two prostheses before firing four shots through the door, a delay they thought would prove ...

  10. News - China - HEALTH CARE

    Chinese farmer saws off his own legs as insurance will not cover medical costs

    Posted Nov 11th 2013, 01:43pm by Zhuang Pinghui

    ... and not kill their motivation with too many requirements." Zheng has received free treatment at the Baoding No2 People's Hospital since his self-amputation made headlines last month. He ...




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