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By Sudarsan Raghavan  Former Chadian dictator Hissene Habre gesturing as he leaves a Dakar courthouse after a hearing on June 3. An official truth commission report in 1992 accused his regime of committing some 40,000 political murders — although only...
By Staff Reporter Pope urges Kenyans to end tribalism and corruption Pope Francis has urged Kenyans to unite and take a stand against the destructive effects of tribalism. During a speech to young people in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi, he got the...
By David Smith in Asmara The calm flow of Martyrs Avenue in Asmara, the capital of Eritrea, is disturbed on a Saturday afternoon by a giant collective roar emanating from behind the marble facade of an old cinema. Manchester United...
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Briton who helped foil train terror attack: what happened next Chris Norman says he needs to understand the reasons for terrorist’s thwarted plan to shoot passengers during SNCF journey from Amsterdam to Paris Chris Norman, who with three Americans wrestled a...
A nine-month investigation suggests that the late Palestinian leader may have been poisoned with polonium. It was a scene that riveted the world for weeks: The ailing Yasser Arafat, first besieged by Israeli tanks in his Ramallah compound, then shuttled...
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By Melanie Hall Germans gathered by the hundred at train stations on Sunday to welcome refugees arriving in their cities as if they were long-lost friends or returning war heroes. An estimated 10,000 refugees were expected to arrive in Germany by...
The mayor of a town in the US state of West Virginia has resigned after she was caught up in a controversy over racist comments about Michelle Obama. Beverly Whaling had appeared to applaud a Facebook post referring to Mrs...
Pope Francis spoke with Joe Biden by telephone Thursday to offer “blessings and congratulations” to the US president-elect on his victory, the Democrat’s transition team said in a statement. Former vice president Biden, 77, is only the second Catholic elected...

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