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Topic - Joran Van Der Sloot
Joran Van der Sloot, the convicted killer and Dutch citizen who lived in Aruba at the time vacationing American Natalee Holloway went missing, is getting married.
Nigerian soldiers angry about the killing of an officer fatally shot more than 30 civilians Monday in a northeastern city long under siege by a radical Islamist sect.
A newspaper reported Monday that Joran van der Sloot, the Dutch man who is serving a 28-year-sentence for murdering a young Peruvian woman, says he is going to be a father. His attorney said the inmate does have a conjugal visitor, though he could not confirm she was pregnant.
The Supreme Court has approved the extradition of a convicted murderer wanted in the United States in the disappearance of American teenager Natalee Holloway seven years ago.
Joran van der Sloot's lawyer says Peru's Supreme Court has approved the confessed murderer's extradition to the United States, but only after he has served out his 28-year prison sentence in the South American nation.
A Peruvian court on Friday sentenced Joran van der Sloot to 28 years in prison for murder of a young woman he met at a Lima casino, even as the family of U.S. teenager Natalee Holloway sought to have him prosecuted in the U.S. over her disappearance in 2005.
An Alabama probate judge on Thursday signed an order declaring Natalee Holloway dead, more than six years after the teenager vanished on the Caribbean island of Aruba.
An Alabama judge signed an order Thursday declaring Natalee Holloway dead, more than six years after the American teenager vanished on the Caribbean island of Aruba during a high school graduation trip.
Joran van der Sloot pleaded guilty on Wednesday to the 2010 murder of a young Peruvian woman he met at a Lima casino who was killed five years to the day after the unsolved disappearance in Aruba of an American teen in which he remains the main suspect.
Azerbaijan on Wednesday launched free military intelligence courses for teenagers as young as 15 as the ex-Soviet state remains mired in an unresolved conflict with neighboring Armenia.
A Gaithersburg man is scheduled to be released from an Aruba prison Tuesday after being held for nearly four months in the disappearance of a female travel companion.
A prominent New York City defense attorney has been hired to represent the parents of a missing Kansas City baby.
Joran van der Sloot's attorney said Monday that his client will plead guilty to killing a young Peruvian woman he met while gambling but will argue temporary insanity in a bid for a shorter sentence.
A jawbone found on an Aruba beach does not belong to missing Alabama teenager Natalee Holloway, prosecutors in the Dutch Caribbean island said Tuesday.
The Dutchman charged with killing a 21-year-old Peruvian woman and suspected in the disappearance of Alabama teenager Natalee Holloway has acknowledged extorting money from Holloway's parents and says he did it to get back at them.
"I told them I didn't know anything in that respect," he said.