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  1. Eyewitness to horror

    Posted Sep 13th 2003, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... In the flesh, Saranda Bogujevci hardly looks like a victim. Slim and erect with big, dark eyes the Albanian-born, British-based student could almost be mistaken for a model. But the 18-year-old's voice is sombre like her expression and one of her arm ...

  2. HAUNTED by the 'HILTON'

    Posted Sep 06th 2003, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... 'YOU'RE GOING TO think I'm really stupid,' grins Sandra Gregory, standing at her local railway station. Gregory then gleefully explains that she has spotted a pile of coins on the track. After the train has pushed off, the 38-year-old ...

  3. Crimes of the art

    Posted Oct 01st 2003, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... his assistant took 27 papyrus texts to the British Museum to confirm their authenticity. In 1997, after his arrest and a failed suicide attempt, Mr Tokeley-Parry was convicted of smuggling ... so,' Mr Tokeley-Parry says. He adds that, drawing on his experience as an ex-convict, the evidence, which was recorded on closed-circuit television, may mean that the robbers did not mind ...

  4. Ulster haunted by lingering scars of Omagh horror

    Posted Aug 15th 2003, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... terrorism. This made him the first person to be convicted in Ireland of the offence, which was created in the wake of the Omagh bombing. With the reputed boss behind bars, could the Real IRA now ... 'So he basically did all he could to get convicted.' McKevitt's 'martyrdom' will supposedly keep the group alive, possibly aided by the fact that instead of an oligarchy, ...

  5. Ghosts and grime

    Posted Aug 10th 2005, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... see sandy-coloured Alsatians watching from one barracks-like building. 'Are there ghosts?' asks a little girl. I can see only convict-built sandstone tunnels sculpted from the rock, ... and a cat whose tail a convict cut off at the end so he could use it as a pen to write his release plea on the back of his shirt. It contains wayward women, desperados eating snakes, and thugs who ...

  6. The Snakehead

    Posted Aug 16th 2009, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... racket mainly from her base in New York City from 1984 until 2000, when she was arrested in Hong Kong and extradited to the US. Convicted of corruption in June 2005, she is serving a 35-year ... riverside settlement. Growing up, Cheng developed a callous view of death and a survivalist instinct, a conviction that only through toil could she trump adversity. The defining incident in her life ...

  7. The Real Far East: Way Beyond Siberia

    Posted Nov 06th 2005, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... Russian Federation districts. Almost as big as Australia, it too has a convict history and is a hotbed of natural resources such as oil. But the region is home to less than 5 per cent ...

  8. Lock up your daughters, throw away the keyboard

    Posted May 03rd 2005, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... for the theory that the authorities are catching and convicting more virus writers than ever before and cracking down hard. The hell-raiser was based in Venezuela, so it may be that nobody in the same ...

  9. Lock up your daughters, throw away the keyboard

    Posted May 03rd 2005, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... But he received his comeuppance. Last month, a Milan court sentenced him to 14 months and fined him Euro3,000- evidence for the theory that the authorities are catching and convicting more virus ...

  10. Killings in Afghanistan a hard pill to swallow for some

    Posted Jul 28th 2003, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... of aggravated assault, and one count of dereliction of duty. If convicted, he could face 64 years in prison. As the case is set to start, debate rages about the true cause of the incident. Schmidt ...




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