Lastnight World: Indian-origin lecturer cleared of murder charges
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Indian-origin lecturer cleared of murder charges
London: Dr Devinder Sivia, an Indian-origin mathematics lecturer, has been cleared of killing his longtime friend and associate Prof Steven Rawlings, an international acclaimed astrophysicist, after the Oxford Coroner's Court declared it as accidental death. Sivia and Rawlings, described as close friends for decades and who co-wrote a book, had fallen out over academic matters.
4 killed in US drone strike in Pakistan
Islamabad: Four militants, including a senior al-Qaeda cadre, were killed and three injured when a US drone targeted a compound in the South Waziristan tribal region of Pakistan Saturday. The CIA-operated spy plane fired missiles at the compound near Wana, the main town of South Waziristan.
Compensation for Bangla fire victims
DHAKA: The Bangladesh government Saturday said it will give 200,000 takas ($2,500) to the families of the 124 people who died in a garment factory fire last week and 50,000 takas ($625) to those injured. The government's offer of compensation, announced by Mahbubul Hoque Shakil, an aide to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, was separate from the garment industry's promise to pay the families of victims a monthly salary for at least 10 years.
32 killed as Congo plane hits houses
BRAZZAVILLE: A cargo plane crashed into houses near Brazzaville airport while attempting to land during a thunderstorm Friday evening, killing at least 32 people, a Congolese Red Cross official said on Saturday
Suu Kyi to head probe into mine violence
MANDALAY: Myanmar government appointed a commission led by opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi to investigate the recent violent dispersal of peaceful protesters at a copper mine and advise whether the project should continue.
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