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  • She Slept with a Snake and Then the Vet Told Her Something Shocking…

    One woman from India had a very unusual pet. Her pet was a snake, python that was 4 meters long.

    The snake one day simply stopped eating. After few weeks of trying to feed it, offering it all that a snake may wish to strangle and eat, desperate woman took it to the vet.

    Although it sounds strange, the vet asked her, “Does your snake sleeps with you at night, wraps around you or very close and spread out throughout its length?”

    The woman was surprised and replied: “Yes! Yes! It does it every day and it makes me so sad because I see something asking of me, and I cannot help it feel better. ”

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  • Snake on a plane cancels Emirates flight to Dubai


    An Emirates flight from Oman to Dubai was cancelled after staff found a snake on the plane.

    Flight EK0863 from Muscat was grounded after baggage handlers found the serpent in the cargo hold.

    A spokesperson for the airline, quoted by Dubai-based media, said the snake was found before passengers boarded the plane.

    The aircraft was searched before re-entering service and arriving at its destination several hours later.

    Emirates did not specify the species of snake, nor whether it was potentially dangerous.

    Comparisons with the 2006 Samuel L Jackson thriller Snakes on a Plane, which sees passengers battle hundreds of highly poisonous snakes in mid-flight, inevitably emerged on social media.

    But it's far from the first time a snake has tried to travel free of charge on planes from warm climates.


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  • Indian man who hid wife's body in fridge jailed for life

    An Indian man who murdered his French wife and hid her severed body in the refrigerator has been jailed for life.

    On Wednesday, a court in Thane, a Mumbai suburb, had convicted Girish Pote, 35, for the 2013 murder.

    The prosecutors told the court that Pote killed his wife Madhuvanti Pathak and chopped her body into pieces.

    The crime came to light after he telephoned relatives to confess to the crime and they informed the police.

    In India, a life term generally ends in 14 years, but the Thane district court judge Mridula Bhatia said he would remain in jail for as long as he lived because of the "gruesome" nature of his crime.

    Pathak held a French passport since her mother was from France.

    The couple married on 20 June 2006 and lived in Mumbai's Bhayander area.

    They had a two-year-old son, who was with Pote's parents at the time of the crime.

    Police said Pote had attacked his wife with a knife.

    They said the couple had been fighting over money and also because Pathak wanted to return to France.

    Source: BBC

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  • Egypt official accused of corruption 'kills himself'

    A top Egyptian government official has killed himself in jail after being arrested in connection with a corruption investigation, reports say.

    Wael Shalaby was a former secretary general of Egypt's administrative courts system. He resigned on Saturday, a day before his arrest.

    The public prosecutor said his arrest was part of an inquiry into accusations of officials receiving bribes.

    A gag order on all media over the corruption case has now been issued.

    Mr Shalaby's resignation came after a procurement manager at Egypt's State Council, the umbrella organisation for the country's administrative courts, was arrested.

    Gamal al-Din al-Labban was charged with receiving bribes worth millions of Egyptian pounds.

    The public prosecutor has referred to the two arrests as part of the same case.

    Alongside his role in the State Council, Mr Shalaby also served as a deputy chief justice in the administrative courts, according to the Reuters news agency.

    Read More http://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-38490302

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  • President Isaias Has Sent Messages To Various Heads Of State/Govt Urging For Lifting Of Unfair Sanctions Imposed On Eritrea


    Letter From last year dated 24 February 2016 from the Permanent Representative of Eritrea to the United Nations addressed to the President of the Security Council
    New York, 24 February 2016

     H.E. Mr. Rafael Dario Ramirez Carreno

    President of the Security Council
    United Nations
    New York, N.Y. 10017


    In reference to the meeting of the UN Security Council held on 18 February 2016, in which the report of the Somalia Eritrea Monitoring Group (SEMG) was presented by the Chair of the UN Security Council Committee pursuant to resolution 751 (1992) and 1907 (2009) to the UN Security Council; and in light of the unwarranted comments made by some members, I wish to register Eritrea’s deep concern regarding the unjust sanction imposed on the people of Eritrea. At the outset, Eritrea welcomes the call made by several members of the UN Security Council to lift the unjust and unfair sanction.

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