Posts Tagged ‘backpacker’

Jailed backpacker’s mother: Putin said he’d return my daughter home

The mother of a US-Israeli woman jailed in Russia said Thursday that Russian President Vladimir Putin told her in a meeting in Jerusalem that he will return her daughter home. Yaffa Issachar said she was smiling after the meeting because “Putin told me: ‘I’ll bring the girl home.’ Really,” she said. “Let’s wait and see, […]

Netanyahu talks to Putin, is ‘optimistic’ on Israeli-American backpacker release

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke Thursday with Russian President Vladimir Putin and came away from the phone call feeling optimistic about securing the release of an Israeli-American backpacker imprisoned in Russia, his office said in a statement. Netanyahu spoke with Putin on regional developments and also raised the matter of Naama Issachar, the statement said. […]

Russian court to hear appeal of jailed Israeli-American backpacker

A Russian court will hear the appeal next month of an Israeli-American backpacker sentenced to over seven years in prison after marijuana was found in her luggage during a stopover in Moscow. Naama Issachar’s hearing is scheduled for December 12, Russian media reports said. Issachar was sentenced in Russia last month to seven and a […]

Deep vein thrombosis link to Australian backpacker Madelaine Crawley’s death

Madeleine Crawley was found dead in Rome. Source: Supplied BACKPACKER Madelaine Crawley may have died from complications of deep vein thrombosis, according to preliminary medical tests. The 23-year-old, who had been enjoying the holiday of a lifetime on a Contiki tour through Europe, was found motionless in her bed the morning after a party at […]

Backpacker Madelaine Crawley was ‘feeling fine’ at Contiki bus tour party

Madelaine Crawley’s parents reject claims she had a coctail of drugs. Picture: Supplied   Source: The Sunday Telegraph MADELAINE Crawley’s tourmates say the backpacker “didn’t seem that drunk” and was “feeling fine” the night of an alcohol-fuelled Contiki bus tour party in Rome. The 23-year-old from Tweed Heads went into cardiac arrest and died at […]

Mystery surrounds sudden death of Australian backpacker in Rome

Australian backpacker Madeleine Crawley died suddenly in Rome. Source: The Daily Telegraph AN Australian backpacker died and another is seriously ill after a suspected drug and alcohol overdose during a holiday in Italy. The woman – named by Italian police as Madeleine Rae Crawley, 24 – arrived at San Pietro Hospital, north of Rome, at […]

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