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2005-10-12 02:00:38

DENPASAR, Indonesia (Reuters) - Three more Australians accused of heroin trafficking stood trial on the Indonesian resort island of Bali on Wednesday, part of a group of nine who face possible death sentences.

2005-08-23 19:28:26

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australians who take drugs into Asia are stupid and should not expect to be bailed out by the Australian government, Prime Minister John Howard said after another two Australians were detained in Indonesia over drugs.

2005-08-01 03:55:35

By Diane Mermigas CHICAGO (Hollywood Reporter) - Even amid a flurry of speculation about the reasons for and consequences of Lachlan Murdoch's abrupt, perplexing departure as deputy chief operating officer of News Corp., a few things are clear.

2005-07-18 06:04:31

BALI, Indonesia (Reuters) - Fresh witnesses, including an Australian police officer, will appear at a July 20 appeal hearing for the Australian beauty therapist convicted of smuggling drugs to Indonesia's resort island of Bali, a lawyer said on Monday.

Word of the Day
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.