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Monday, April 26, 2010

Operation Eagle Claw's anniversary .

AlJazeeraEnglish — April 25, 2010 — It has been 30 years since the US undertook Operation Eagle Claw - a failed military mission to rescue 52 diplomats and embassy staff taken hostage in Iran.

About 90 commandoes, eight helicopters and six aircraft landed in the Iranian desert on the first stage of the mission, but an accident resulted in the deaths of eight soldiers and it was called off.

Saturday, April 24, 2010

Students plunges to death while fleeing religious officers.

By M. KUMAR   |  staronline -  Saturday April 24, 2010

GOMBAK: In his haste to escape punishment from religious officers, a college student who was alone with his girlfriend plunged to his death from the fifth floor of an apartment.

The 21-year-old student was believed to have panicked when several policemen and officers from the Selangor Religious Department knocked on the door of the rented apartment Saturday morning.

Thursday, April 22, 2010

Pencil found in rape victim

Staron line | By RASHITHA A. HAMID - Thursday April 22, 2010

GOMBAK: Doctors examining the 14-year-old orphan who claimed she was raped by a classmate last week were shocked to find that not only was she one-month pregnant but there was also a pencil in her private parts.

Thursday, April 8, 2010

Smoking by Qatari diplomat forces down plane by F-16's

Thu, 08 Apr 2010 07:24:03 | PressTV

US air security authorities have scrambled military jets to force land an airliner after a passenger, a Qatari diplomat, lighted a cigarette in the aircraft's lavatory.

The US Northern Command authorized the escorting of a United Airlines Boeing 757 by two F-16 fighter jets after the pilot of the passenger plane signaled an in-flight incident, US media reported Wednesday.