Tuesday | March 3, 2015

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BARLONYO, (AP): This is the horror that Silveria Okweny is willing to forgive: On February 21, 2004, as the sun dipped below the horizon, rebels walking single file approached the Ugandan refugee camp...

MADRID, (AP):Spain said it has asked the United States to use its talks on taking Cuba off the blacklist of nations sponsoring terrorism to help obtain the extradition of two members of the armed Basque groupETA from the communist country.Foreign...

LETPADAN, (AP):Truckloads of police yesterday prevented hundreds of students from continuing their march to Myanmar's biggest city to protest a new law that they said curbs academic freedom.Tensions have been building since the rally began in the...

TYRONE, Missouri (AP):Residents in a remote area of southern Missouri were up to yesterday still trying to come to grips with what could cause a man to kill seven people, including four of his own relatives, in a night-time shooting spree that...

The United States Department of Homeland Security avoided a partial shutdown after Congress passed a one-week funding extension, hours before a midnight deadline. The House of Representatives voted 357-60 in favour of a short-term bill that was...

TYRONE, Missouri (AP): A man who authorities say may have been unhinged by the death of his ailing mother went on a house-to-house shooting rampage in a small town in the Missouri Ozarks, killing seven people before taking his own life. Joseph...

CALIFORNIA (AP):Three men were arrested in the case of a woman who reported being held captive and sexually abused for almost two months, authorities said.The Sonoma County Sheriff's Office said investigators believe Jose Angel Barajas-Mireles...

SEOUL (AP):A South Korean court yesterday abolished a 62-year-old law that criminalised extramarital affairs, and the stock price of a prominent condom maker immediately shot up 15 per cent.The Constitutional Court's ruling that the law suppressed...

CASTRIES, St Lucia (CMC):Human rights activist Martinus Francois said he expects major changes in the Royal Saint Lucia Police Force after Prime Minister Dr Kenny...

CAIRO, Egypt (AP):Egyptian authorities have detained two police officers on orders from a state prosecutor over allegations that they had tortured a lawyer to death inside a police station.The...
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