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  1. News - World - FRANCE

    Carlos the Jackal back in court to appeal French bombing conviction

    Posted May 13th 2013, 03:44pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Paris Ilich Ramirez Sanchez, the Venezuelan better known to the world as Carlos the Jackal, returns to court on Monday to appeal his conviction for a series of deadly bombings in France 30 years ago. The 63-year-old, who has been imprisoned in France since being captured in Sudan in 1994, was found guilty in 2011 of masterminding the 1982 and 1983 ...

  2. Six degrees

    Posted Aug 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Rachael Barker On this day in 1994, terrorist Ilich Ramirez Sanchez, aka Carlos the Jackal (below), was captured, in Sudan, after decades on the lam. The glamorous moniker came about by chance: the Venezuelan had preferred the code name 'Johnny'. The Guardian newspaper created the jackal myth when one of its reporters was shown a stash of his possessions and spotted ...

  3. BOOK (1971)

    Posted May 16th 2010, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... David Wilson The Day of the Jackal by Frederick Forsyth (Hutchinson) Widely seen as the best thriller ever, The Day of the Jackal exerts perpetual cutting-edge appeal, with Frederick Forsyth's gripping classic charting the fortunes of a political killer code-named the Jackal. As should apply to a thriller, the book's greatest strength is the taut plot. The correspondingly ...

  4. Talking points

    Posted Nov 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... and European leaders on development and to enhance trust and co-operation. Carlos the Jackal faces trial over 1980s bombings Venezuelan militant Carlos the Jackal goes on trial in a Paris court charged ...

  5. Dogs living wild

    Posted Jun 24th 2009, 12:00am by Ellen Whyte

    ... Ellen Whyte Man's best friend Dogs, wolves, coyotes, foxes, dingos and jackals all belong to the Canidae or dog family. They are sometimes called canids (pronounced kay-nids). All ... a year like wolves. But they can interbreed with pet dogs. Today, more than one third of Australia's dingos are crossbreeds. Jackals Choose the correct alternative: Golden jackals live ...

  6. News - World - OBITUARY

    'Devil's advocate' lawyer Jacques Verges dies aged 88

    Posted Aug 17th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... a series of high-profile criminals from Klaus Barbie to Carlos the Jackal, has died in Paris. He was 88. Verges died of a heart attack in the house where 18th century enlightenment philosopher ... headlines around the world thanks to a client list that includes some of the most infamous names of modern times: Nazi war criminal Klaus Barbie, Venezuelan revolutionary Carlos the Jackal, former ...

  7. Sport - China - BOXING

    Zou Shiming heads back into ring for Champions of Gold in Macau

    Posted Jun 02nd 2014, 12:57am by Unus Alladin

    ... the Jackal, has a professional record of 13 wins and no losses, and has scored several impressive wins. One of those, most notably, was against the "Filipino Flash" Nonito Donaire Jnr ...

  8. Sport - Other Sport - BOXING

    Freedom fighter pulls no punches

    Posted Jul 12th 2014, 08:36pm by Unus Alladin

    ... turning professional. I believe the sacrifice for me was to turn pro and rise to some type of greatness. I am beginning to see this come true." El Chacal or The Jackal as he is known, has ...

  9. Magazines - 48hrs - SEE/HEAR

    Get Reel: Long is not boring when it comes to movies

    Posted Nov 13th 2013, 10:29pm by Yvonne Teh

    ... Assayas' 5½ hour biographical drama about the notorious 1970s terrorist known as Carlos the Jackal. It is classified as both a film and a television mini-series (which aired in three parts ...

  10. News - Hong Kong

    Hong Kong must remain guiding light for media amid the regional darkness

    Posted Apr 06th 2014, 03:55am by Philip Bowring

    ... Leung Chun-ying should ask himself how his former real estate clients would feel if records in the Land Registry were shredded, exposing all owners to Maoist jackals and hyenas. Philip Bowring ...




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