7 counts of murder vs Andal Jr. – DOJ

November 28, 2009 at 4:32 pm | Posted in News and Politics | Leave a comment

MANILA, Philippines – State prosecutors have found sufficient evidence to recommend the filing of murder charges against Datu Unsay Mayor Andal Ampatuan Jr. in connection with the killing of seven of at least 64 persons killed in Maguindanao. Continue Reading 7 counts of murder vs Andal Jr. – DOJ…

Maguindanao Massacre death toll reaches 64

November 28, 2009 at 4:29 pm | Posted in News and Politics | Leave a comment

SHARIFF AGUAK, Maguindanao – The grassy hill of Barangay Salman in nearby Ampatuan town continued to give up corpses.

A total of 64 cadavers have been retrieved since Monday’s mass murder, which was allegedly carried out by a group headed by Datu Unsay Mayor Andal Ampatuan Jr., a ranking police officer said yesterday. Read more of this story here.

Terror inquiry launched into Russian train crash

November 28, 2009 at 3:42 pm | Posted in News and Politics | Leave a comment

Russian authorities claim a train crash, which killed at least 25 people, may have been a terror attack.

The Nevsky Express, carrying more than 650 passengers from Moscow to St Petersburg, was derailed just after 9.30pm Friday night. Read more of this story here.

Complete Miss Earth 2009 Winners

November 23, 2009 at 2:39 am | Posted in Celebrities | Leave a comment

There were only 4 major winners in Miss Earth 2009 beauty pageant. Those are Miss Earth fire, water and air. Last night was a great contest for all the candidates and it was such a good show to watch as some of the world’s most beautiful women compete to take home the crown from reigning Miss Earth 2008, Carla Henry from the Philippines. Continue Reading Complete Miss Earth 2009 Winners…

DNA from extinct Moa bird rewrites New Zealand’s geological history

November 22, 2009 at 8:32 am | Posted in News and Politics | Leave a comment

Adelaide, November 22 : In a new study, scientists have determined that DNA recovered from fossilised bones of the moa, a giant extinct bird, has revealed a new geological history of New Zealand.

A team of scientists led by the University of Adelaide has reconstructed a history of marine barriers, mountain building and glacial cycles in New Zealand over millions of years, using the first complete genetic history of the moa. Continue Reading DNA from extinct Moa bird rewrites New Zealand’s geological history…

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