Wikinews:Briefs/August 4, 2006

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The time is 23:00 (UTC) on August 4th, 2006, and this is Audio Wikinews News Briefs.




An alleged member of the Kashmiri militant group Lashkar-e-Toiba has been arrested by Indian police in connection with the July 11 train bombings in Mumbai which killed 200 commuters on the city's commuter rail network.


A "highly pathogenic strain" of the H5N1 Avian Flu virus has been detected in a dead Australian black swan, floating in a pond located at the Dresden Zoo in Dresden, Germany.

East Timor

Kuwait might finance a great number of public works in East Timor, in an investment worth 500 million to 600 million dollars, the East Timorese Prime Minister said today. José Ramos Horta leaves today for an official visit to Kuwait.

United Kingdom

The Domesday Book, penned in the eleventh century, can now be explored online after more than twenty years of work.

United States

A coroner revealed last week that Ryan Katcher, a missing Illinois student who was found dead a few days ago, had died of drowning.


New South Wales Police have arrested and charged a 39 year-old man from Warner's Bay in Newcastle, on the NSW Central Coast after he allegedly stole jewelery from his employer and sold it on an Internet auction site.

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