News Headlines - 13 January 2012

▽Oxford don held over colleague's death - AFP
Police questioned an Oxford University lecturer on Friday over the death of a colleague, officials said, in a case with echoes of fictional detective Inspector Morse.
Astrophysics professor Steven Rawlings, a fellow of the famed university's St Peter's College, was found dead at a home in the Oxford suburb of Southmoor on Wednesday, police said.

▽Network Rail faces prosecution over Grayrigg train crash - The Guardian
Network Rail is to be prosecuted for the Grayrigg train crash that killed one passenger and injured 86.
The rail regulator has announced it has started criminal proceedings over the 2007 derailment of a Virgin train in Cumbria, in which an 84-year-old woman died and 28 people were seriously injured.

▽US Embassy says ‘real, credible’ threat of terrorist attack in Bangkok - Washington Post
The U.S. ambassador to Thailand warned Friday there is a “real and very credible” threat of a terrorist attack against American citizens in Bangkok.
Ambassador Kristie Kenney was elaborating on an “emergency message” sent by the embassy to American citizens earlier Friday warning of a possible terrorist attack.

▽Burma releases 651 prisoners in major step towards democracy - Telegraph.co.uk
Burma today released its most significant political prisoners in a move which western diplomats said sets the country on course for European Union sanctions to be lifted in April.

▽Angry mob pelts eggs at Apple store in China over iPhone 4S release - Telegraph.co.uk
An angry crowd shouted and threw eggs at Apple's Beijing flagship store after it failed to open on schedule on Friday to sell the popular new iPhone 4S model.







この記事へのトラックバック一覧です: News Headlines - 13 January 2012:

« 2012年01月13日のニュース・クリップ | トップページ | ▽『「朝日」ともあろうものが。』をあらためて読んでみた »