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Pistorius gets 6 years for murder of girlfriend

South African Paralympic gold medallist Oscar Pistorius was sent to prison for six years on Wednesday for the 2013 murder of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, the latest twist in a trial that has gripped the world. The state and la

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UK schoolboy behind Saudi student's murder

A British schoolboy has admitted killing a Saudi student by stabbing 16 times in her body including neck, head and arms on 17 June 2014, said a report. PhD student Nahid Almanea was walking on a footpath in the Salary Brook area o

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UN help sought in Bahraini banker’s murder

A Bahrain-born banker’s son is planning to take the case of his father’s murder three years ago in Malaysia to the UN. He claimed authorities in Malaysia have failed to catch the mastermind behind the killing and alleged a “s

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'Blade Runner' Pistorius found guilty of murder on appeal

South Africa's "Blade Runner" Oscar Pistorius was found guilty on Thursday of murdering his girlfriend, in an appeal court ruling that could see him sent back to prison for up to 15 years. The Supreme Court upgraded

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'Facebook killer' charged with second-degree murder

A jury on Wednesday found a man in the US state of Florida guilty of second-degree murder after he killed his wife and posted a photo of her blood-spattered body on Facebook. Jurors rejected the argument that Derek Medina, 33, act

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Plea to reopen Bahrain-born banker’s murder probe

A Bahrain-born banker’s son is calling for the investigation into his father’s grisly death in Malaysia two years ago to be reopened. Hussan Ahmed Najadi, 75, was gunned down as he was leaving a Chinese temple in Kuala Lumpur on Ju

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Emirati woman gets death for US teacher's murder

A UAE court sentenced an Emirati woman to death on Monday for killing an American teacher in December, al Arabiya television reported. The woman, said by police to have become radicalised over the internet, killed a kindergarten t

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Death sentence for murder blast three in Bahrain

A Bahrain court has handed out death penalties to three men for forming a terrorist group that detonated a bomb, killing three policemen. Ali Al Singace, 20, Sami Mushaima, 41, and Abbas Al Samee'a, 25, were found guilty of ru

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UAE arrests woman over murder of US teacher

Police in the United Arab Emirates have arrested a local woman on suspicion of stabbing to death an American teacher in a toilet at an Abu Dhabi shopping mall. Colonel Rashid Borshid of the Abu Dhabi police told a news conference

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Tourists in Thailand to get ID wristbands

Thailand's tourism minister said on Tuesday that identification wristbands would be distributed to tourists following the murder of two British backpackers earlier this month that has raised fresh concerns over tourist safety.

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