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By benim
In Conflict/Tragedy
Mar 31st, 2011
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Moammar Gadhafi’s ground forces recaptured a strategic oil town Wednesday and moved within striking distance of another major eastern city, nearly reversing the gains rebels made since international airstrikes began. Rebels pleaded for more help, while a U.S. official said government forces are...
By benim
In Conflict/Tragedy
Mar 30th, 2011
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US President Barack Obama said he was confident that Libyan leader Moamer Kadhafi would “ultimately” step down and warned he had not ruled out supplying arms to rebels seeking to oust him. Obama said the “noose is tightening” around the Libyan strongman, but noted it did not a...
By benim
In Conflict/Tragedy
Mar 30th, 2011
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Intelligence on the rebels battling Libya’s Muammar Gaddafi has shown “flickers” of al Qaeda or Hezbollah presence, NATO’s operations commander said, but U.S. officials said there were no indications militant groups are playing a significant role in Libya. “We are examin...
By benim
In Libya
Mar 29th, 2011
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David Cameron will tell world leaders they must put Colonel Gaddafi on trial and back Libyan rebels at a crisis conference in London today. The Prime Minister will reject a plan by Italy and Germany to let the tyrant go into exile and dodge war crimes charges. MI6 officials and the SAS are in close [...
By benim
In Crime & Corruption
Feb 2nd, 2011
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One of the co-accused in the Anni Dewani murder case was expected to apply for bail in a Cape Town court on Wednesday, the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) said. “The courts were approached by the legal representative for Mr [Mziwamadoda] Qwabe and a new date was set up for a bail hearing,&...
By benim
In Crime & Corruption
Jan 23rd, 2011
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Anni Dewani murder Shrien Dewani leaves Southmead police station in Bristol after reporting for bail. He could not attend an extradition hearing in London last week due to ill health. Photograph: Ben Birchall/PA The family of the British businessman accused of arranging his wife’s murder during...
By benim
In News
Jan 20th, 2011
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Top Cape Town lawyer Taswell Papier has been engaged to assist the legal team of honeymoon murder accused Shrien Dewani. Papier has previously been honoured as a Western Cape “hero” by then-premier Ebrahim Rasool and has been named the global lawyer of the year in 2006. When the Cape Times contacted ...
By benim
In News
Jan 18th, 2011
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South Africa’s chief of police has claimed that his detectives have uncovered a motive which explains why British businessman Shrien Dewani allegedly killed his bride while on honeymoon in Cape Town. General Bheki Cele told the country’s e.tv news channel that his officers now know why Mr Dewani comm...
By benim
In Europe
Jan 18th, 2011
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Shrien Dewani, the English millionaire accused of ordering his wife Anni’s “honeymoon murder” in Cape Town last November, may return to South Africa voluntarily if he is granted bail “up to the date of his final appeal”. In an interview to be broadcast on BBC Radio One’s Inside Out West at 7.30pm ton...
By benim
In Europe
Jan 16th, 2011
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A holidaymaker who befriended murder victim Anni Dewani in the final days of her life has claimed that her husband Shrien acted strangely on the couple’s honeymoon. Chloe Spelling met Mrs Dewani and her husband Shrien while staying at the same luxury safari camp near South Africa’s Kruger national pa...