Naomi Campbell

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Jul 19th, 2012
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Liberian ex-president Charles Taylor has appealed his conviction and 50-year jail sentence for war crimes in Sierra Leone, the international court handling the case said on Thursday. “Charles Taylor appeals against the judgement and the sentencing judgement… and respectfully requests that (the) appea...
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Apr 26th, 2012
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Leidschendam – Liberian ex-president Charles Taylor will hear a historic verdict on Thursday on charges of arming Sierra Leone’s rebels in return for “blood diamonds” in the 1990s. Samoan judge Richard Lussik will start reading the decision – the first ever judgment agai...
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Apr 24th, 2012
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Leidschendam – Liberian former leader Charles Taylor awaits a verdict on Thursday on charges of arming Sierra Leone’s rebels in return for “blood diamonds” in the 1990s. A three-judge bench will read the historic decision – the first verdict against a former head of stat...
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Jul 6th, 2011
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It’s a venue fit for a prince and princess: a five-star hotel famous for sweeping views of the Indian Ocean and a presidential suite that lists for 50,000 rand ($7,400, 5,100 euros) a night. The Oyster Box, one of South Africa’s most lavish hotels, will host a reception for Prince Albert ...
By benim
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Jun 16th, 2011
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Mr Ractliffe told a South African court on Wednesday that Miss Campbell told him she was given the diamonds by “the African leader who sat next to her” at a dinner party in 1997. Charles Taylor, Liberia’s then President, was the only African leader at the dinner hosted by then President Mandela in Pr...
By benim
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Jun 16th, 2011
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  Carole White’s account: “Ms Campbell leaned back (at dinner) to tell me very excitedly that (Charles Taylor) was sending her diamonds and he was nodding and laughing.”   Mia Farrow’s account: “As I recall it (the next morning) she was quite excited and said, ...
By benim
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Jun 16th, 2011
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He was the first ever African head of state to face an international tribunal. Aside from distracting details about his flirtation with supermodel Naomi Campbell, uncut jewels and dining with Nelson Mandela, the aim of the Special Court for Sierra Leone could not be more serious: to seek justice for ...
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Jun 15th, 2011
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JOHANNESBURG – A prominent South African businessman to whom supermodel Naomi Campbell testified she gave gems was found not guilty Wednesday in a “blood diamonds” case. Jeremy Ractliffe, former chief executive of the Nelson Mandela Children’s Fund, had been charged with violating l...
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Mar 11th, 2011
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Leidschendam – Prosecutors accused Liberian ex-president Charles Taylor Friday of directing Sierra Leone rebels who maimed and murdered civilians as judges prepared to consider their verdict in his war crimes trial. “He controlled the RUF”, Sierra Leone’s Revolutionary United ...
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Feb 21st, 2011
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LONDON — The wife of Britain’s ex-leader Gordon Brown says she spotted Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi asking for model Naomi Campbell’s phone number at an official dinner. Sarah Brown said in an interview with the Daily Mail published Saturday that she later joked about the episode wit...