Milestones

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An Indonesian court sentenced Islamic militant Ali Imron to life in jail for planning the Bali bombings

ARRESTED. Charles Sobhraj, 59, seductive con man and accused serial killer, who has spent more than 20 years in Asian jails but has never been convicted of murder; in Kathmandu. The feral Sobhraj, a half-Indian, half-Vietnamese French citizen, traveled between Europe and Asia in the '60s and '70s picking up Western tourists and drugging and robbing them. By the time Indian police caught up with him in 1976 — after he drugged a hotel buffet served to French tourists — he was a suspect in the murder of at least 20 travelers in Afghanistan, Hong Kong, India, Iran, Nepal, Thailand and...

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