Briefly World: Family says Indian student showed signs of depression

The family of Sunil Tripathi,the Indian-American student whose body was recovered from the Providence river,has said the 22-year-old

Published: April 27, 2013 1:22:56 am

Family says Indian student showed signs of depression

Boston: The family of Sunil Tripathi,the Indian-American student whose body was recovered from the Providence river,has said the 22-year-old had shown signs of depression prior to his disappearance. “He never was clinically diagnosed,but his close family and friends,we definitely knew that he was having some problems with his mood,” Ravi,Sunil’s brother told CNN. pti

Indian-origin man shot dead in Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur: A 39-year-old ethnic Indian man was shot dead in his car by motorcycle-borne gunmen near the Malaysian capital. The victim,identified as N Ragunathan,was alone in his car when two men on a motorcycle moved alongside his car and shot him on Thursday. PTI

Gunmen kill 13 in Philippines violence

MANILA: Gunmen attacked a truck carrying a southern Philippine mayor and his supporters and killed 13,including his daughter,police said Friday. Nunungan Mayor Abdul Manamparan and his supporters were attacked late Thursday on a remote mountain road,a police official said. AP

American jihadi in Somalia tweets on murder attempt

NAIROBI: A most-wanted American jihadi in Somalia said a known assassin from the militant group al-Shabab has shot him in the neck. Omar Hammami posted on Twitter about what he labelled an assassination attempt late Thursday as he was sitting in a tea shop. AP

Ex-French Prez top gift giver to Obama family

WASHINGTON: Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy and his supermodel wife Carla Bruni were clearly taken with President Barack Obama and his family back in 2011. The Sarkozys gave the Obamas more than $41,000 worth of presents that year,becoming the most prolific foreign gift-givers to the first family,documents released Friday show. AP

Oz tycoon building Titanic replica launches party

SYDNEY: Australian billionaire Clive Palmer,the tycoon who is building a replica of the ill-fated Titanic,Friday unveiled his new political party and said he would run in the September 14 elections. He plans to reform the United Australia Party,which dissolved in 1945. PTI

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