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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
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.