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  1. News - World - CRIME

    DNA test has identified Jack the Ripper, claims author

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 09:22pm by AFP

    ... as the Ripper's third victim. An orphan with a daughter and two sons, she worked as a casual prostitute. She was found murdered at 1.45am. Her throat was cut and she was disembowelled. Her face was also ...

  2. The orphans of Manchukuo

    Posted Dec 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... to return to. Parents who fled abandoned their children or gave them to Chinese families: 4,000 of these became the 'Japanese orphans'. Of the Japanese farmers who had settled ... IN THEIR NEW RURAL families, the orphans grew up as Chinese, speaking Putonghua, going to local schools and hiding their origin for fear of persecution. During the Cultural Revolution, many destroyed ...

  3. Magazines - Style - INSIDE SCOOP

    Valentino joins charity car tour to help children in Africa

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 11:15pm by EILEEN LIU

    ... million) for three humanitarian organisations- Shine On Sierra Leone, OrphanAid Africa and Sumbandila- to provide children and their families in Sierra Leone, Ghana and South Africa with health ...

  4. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Frank Auerbach's paintings run gamut from horror to joy as Tate Britain shows

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 12:27pm by GDN

    ... a decade, this orphan of the Holocaust would be exhibiting bold, pungent, paint-laden pictures that fascinated critics and fellow artists. In the 1950s art critic David Sylvester already thought ...

  5. Stories of unusual orphans reveal a shocking surprise

    Posted Sep 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... John Millen Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children By Ransom Riggs Published by Quirk Books ISBN 978 1 594 744761 The world of youth fiction can be an exciting place if you like surprises, because you never know what is around the next corner. J ...

  6. Rugby takes root in villages for Sri Lankan orphans

    Posted May 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... His eyes are unsmiling. It is easy to picture 14-year-old Suman Nathan holding an AK-47 instead of a rugby ball. While the rest of the kids shout in joy and enjoy their first brush with the game, it seems to be serious business with this orphan from Jaffna. If things had turned out differently, Nathan might have ended up a child soldier with the rebel Tamil Tigers, defeated two ...

  7. Tributes to HK hero, fears for orphans he saved

    Posted Apr 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... that after the quake it had received many donations but they gradually tapered off. The Yushu orphanage had 22 orphans when the quake hit and took in the 32 more whose parents were killed. The cost ... are better than they were in Yushu. Another thing: the orphans have been slowly recovering from the depression of the quake, Azhou said, 'but any news related to quakes will still easily bother ...

  8. Soweto orphans sow seeds of hope

    Posted Mar 27th 2011, 12:00am by Robby Nimmo

    ... on the case for 24-hours straight. The pair has no criminal past. In fact, they have no documented past of any description. As orphans in Soweto, there was no proper paperwork to obtain passports. ...

  9. News - World

    Briefs, January 11, 2013

    Posted Jan 11th 2013, 12:00am by VARIOUS

    ... of William and Kate would have been called a prince but a girl would have the title "Lady" and would not have been known as "Her Royal Highness". Reuters   Orphan issues plea to Putin over US adoption MOSCOW - An orphan with a debilitating genetic disease has asked Russian President Vladimir Putin for the right to live with his prospective adoptive family in the United ...

  10. Donations pour in for orphans' schooling and medical care

    Posted Aug 27th 2010, 12:00am by Adrian Wan, Simpson Cheung

    ... Simpson Cheung and Adrian Wan Donations for children orphaned by the hostage tragedy are pouring in, with several groups expressing willingness to pay for their school and medical fees ... they feel will fade soon. I am willing to be the mother of the two orphans,' the woman, who did not identify herself, told Cable TV. Tung Wah Group of Hospitals has also set up a special ...




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