Posts Tagged ‘crocodile’

Khuzstanis fully aware of ‘crocodile tears’ by terrorists: special aide

TEHRAN – The special aide to the Iranian parliament speaker on international affair on Wednesday reacted to a series of protests by a group of people in certain cities and villages in the southwestern province of Khuzestan over shortage of water, saying the Khuzestanis are fully aware of the “crocodile tears” by terrorist groups. “People […]

Video shows family’s close encounter with crocodile after it entered their home in Sri Lanka

A crocodile sparked panic in a Sri Lankan town after it entered the porch of a house and attempted to attack the rescuers as they tried to capture it. The residents of the house spotted the reptile, said to be 8-feet long, waiting in front of the main door of their house at 5am in […]

British woman in coma after being saved from Mexico crocodile attack by twin sister

A 28-year-old British woman is in coma after being saved by her twin sister during a crocodile attack in a lagoon in Mexico, their mother told the media. Melissa Laurie is in a state of coma while her twin sister Georgia has “terrible” bite marks on her body, their mother, Sue Laurie from Sandhurst, Berkshire, […]

Crocodile tears on corporate taxes

Image Credit: Shutterstock “Outrageous,” screeched the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. “It doesn’t feel fair,” whimpered a top corporate executive. The wailing by those who run corporate America is not for the plight of the workaday families who’ve seen their incomes stagnate and even plummet to zero during the pandemic. Rather, this chorus of woe comes from […]

4-year-old bitten by crocodile in southern Israel suffers serious arm injury

A four-year-old boy was hospitalized with a serious arm injury on Saturday after he was bitten by a crocodile at a farm for the reptiles in the south of the country. The incident occurred at the Crocoloco crocodile farm at Ir Ovot in the Arava Desert, Channel 12 news reported. There were no details given […]

The Crocodile Stone: Is This a Grisly Artifact of Human Sacrifice?

The Crocodile Stone is a peculiar rock located in the Vat Phou (also spelled as Wat Phu) Temple complex, in Laos. As its name suggests, the rock contains the carving of a crocodile. More precisely, the shape of a crocodile is impressed into the rock. It has been speculated that in ancient times, the Crocodile […]

Pastor mauled by giant crocodile during baptismal ceremony

The protestant pastor was in the process of baptizing 80 members of his congregation at  Lake Abaya near Arba Minch city, some 500km to the southwest of the capital Addis Ababa, when a crocodile leaped out of the lake and snatched him. The pastor, identified as Docho Eshete, died after being bitten on his legs, […]

10-year-old boy found dead after crocodile attack in Malawi; 2nd such incident locally in 3 months

     The body of a 10-year-old boy who was attacked by a crocodile was discovered in the Southern African country of Malawi on Saturday, police said. Owen Sanudi was attacked by the reptile while he was swimming with friends in the Shire River, which passes through Liwonde National Park, police spokesman Davie Sulumba said. “The […]

Reporter killed by crocodile in Sri Lanka

     The body of the Financial Times reporter who is believed to have been dragged into a lagoon and killed by a crocodile has been found by Sri Lankan police. Journalist and Oxford University graduate Paul McClean, 24, was discovered in the coastal village of Panama on Friday, with wounds on one of his legs. […]

British journalist Paul McClean killed by crocodile in Sri Lanka

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EU-Turkey refugee deal: Legal problems & Erdogan’s threats may ruin entire plan

     Officials in Europe and Turkey are hailing the apparent success of the first week of the implementation of the EU-Turkey refugee deal. The number of migrants arriving in Greece from Turkey is down to hundreds per day, rather than thousands. Also this week, two boatloads of refugees from Greece have been shipped back to […]

EU-Turkey refugee deal: Legal problems & Erdogan’s threats may ruin entire plan

     Officials in Europe and Turkey are hailing the apparent success of the first week of the implementation of the EU-Turkey refugee deal. The number of migrants arriving in Greece from Turkey is down to hundreds per day, rather than thousands. Also this week, two boatloads of refugees from Greece have been shipped back to […]

Pentagon Enrolls Syrian Rebels In New Training Program

The US is training “dozens” of  Syrian rebels to fight ISIS  in Syria, despite the failure of the Pentagons previous multi million dollar effort. Washington previously struggled to define which fighters ‘deserved’ to get US funds and equipment, with most of the equipment and recruits somehow getting lost or ending up on the side of […]

USA mulls more permanent troops in Europe. Do we really need the trouble makers here?

Pentagon mulls more permanent troops in Europe – report RT | March 7, 2016 The US military is reportedly considering plans for permanent deployment of “one or more” US Army brigade combat teams (BCT) to Europe, as the West continues to ramp up rhetoric over alleged Russian aggression. The head of the US military’s European […]

Fajr Jam Co. exports 6.7 m/b condensates to East Asia

TEHRAN, Feb. 17 (Shana) – Iran’s Fajr Jam Company exports 6.7 million barrels of gas condensates every year via Siraf Terminal to East Asian countries including South Korea and Japan. Manager of Siraf Export Terminal in southern Bushehr province told reporters on Wednesday that condensates are pumped to the port by pipeline from Fajr Jam […]

Russia Is Now China’s Biggest Oil Partner

Russia is now the top crude oil exporter to China. It appears that Russia is reaping the rewards of dumping the dollar. At the the beginning of the decade the Saudi share of Chinese crude imports was around 20%, while Russia’s was below 7%… But that has changed and as the Russians creep in, the […]

Meteor fireball filmed in Blanchester, Ohio

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North Qld crocodile tears up record books

Updated September 15, 2011 17:36:07 Photo: George Craig (left) with Cassius, who’s been on Green Island for 24 years. A giant north Queensland crocodile has been crowned by Guinness World Records as the biggest crocodile in captivity. Cassius, named after legendary boxer Cassius Clay who later became Muhammad Ali, was caught in the Northern Territory […]

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