Second Lt. Onoda, who finally surrendered in 1974, has died at the age of 91
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Monday 11 August 2008
Saturday 19 July 2008
Monday 07 July 2008
Invitations have yet to be sent, the wedding band has not been booked. But inside a Nepalese prison cell measuring less than 10ft across, what must qualify as one of the more unlikely of marriages is actively being planned.
Saturday 05 July 2008
Saturday 28 June 2008
Saturday 07 June 2008
Thursday 22 May 2008
Thursday 01 May 2008
The parents of a British backpacker killed while river-boarding in New Zealand have accused extreme sports companies of trying to outdo one another.
Thursday 20 March 2008
When I told friends I was off to Guyana the response was, "Wow, how lovely for you... that's in Africa, right?" I have to confess that, although I graduated recently with a degree in geography, I couldn't place the country on a map either. Guyana is, in fact, in South America and one of the three smallest countries on the continent, along with Suriname and French Guyana. All three run along the northern coast of South America touching the Caribbean Sea.
Wednesday 12 March 2008
A backpacker hostel in Alice Springs faces possible legal action after allegedly evicting a group of Aboriginal people because of their race.
Sunday 09 March 2008
Monday 03 March 2008
The mother of a British teenager has accused Indian police of "covering up" the death of her daughter, who she says was raped and murdered on a beach in Goa.
Saturday 19 January 2008
Closed-circuit television pictures that show the last moments of the British backpacker Karen Aim before she was murdered in New Zealand have been released by police.
Monday 25 September 2006
Britain's Nicole Cooke had to settle for a bronze medal in the women's road race at the World Championships in Salzburg on Saturday as the Dutch teenager Marianne Vos added the world road title to her world cyclo-cross title.
Sunday 30 April 2006
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