- BULGARIA / RUSSIA : Moscow Hits Sofia With $1.3 Billion Claim For Failed Nuke.
- SERBIA / LIBYA : Are Serbian Mercenary Pilots Bombing Protestors In Tripoli?
- UKRAINE : 27 April UPDATE: Barbie Doll Looking Model...Defends Appearance.
- COLOMBIA : Top Pop Singer Shakira...Sued By Ex-Novio...For $100 Million.
- MEXICO / USA : Wanted Narco Billionaire's 'Daughter' Arrested In San Diego.
- MEXICO : Gulfo Narco Boss 'El Coss' Caught In Tampico; Arrested Pozos Gonzalez Proud Of Golden AK-47.
- RUSSIA / CHECHNYA/ FRANCE : Actor Depardieu Parties With Dictator Kadyrov.
- USA / SOCIAL MEDIA / GUN CULTURE: Santa Leaves Heat As Xmas Treats.
- MEXICO / USA: Despite Violence, Border Factories Bloom.
- MEXICO: The Growing Number Of Narco Women.
01 January 2012
COSTA RICA / CZECH REPUBLIC / UK : 3 Jan UPDATE: Brit Held For Czech Woman's Camp Murder....Was Wanted By Interpol.
A 20-year-old British backpacker...Alfred Mill Saunders...the son of 2 prominent UK academics...was being sought by Interpol for possible sex crimes and barbaric acts...but was allowed to enter Costa Rica.
He is in jail for at least 6 months...alleged to have repeatedly stabbed to death...Czech student Alexandra 'Sasa' Drbohlavova, 22.
Police believe it was a frenzied sexual assault...at the campsite of Finca La Libertad...125 north-west of San Jose.
Drbohlavova was an environmental volunteer.