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Louisiana man, freed from prison after 41 years dies

Louisiana man, freed from prison after 41 years dies

Oct 05, New Orleans: A 71-year-old man who spent more than four decades in solitary confinement in Louisiana died Friday, less than a week after a judge freed him and granted him a new trial. Herman Wallace’s attorneys said he died at a supporter’s home in New Orleans. Wallace had been diagnosed with terminal liver […]

October 5, 2013 | By | Reply More
Another female police officer shot in Afghanistan

Another female police officer shot in Afghanistan

Sep 15, KANDAHAR, Afghanistan — Gunmen shot and wounded the top female police officer in a troubled southern Afghan province Sunday, just months after her predecessor was killed, officials said. It was the latest in a series of attacks on prominent women in Afghanistan, where just 1 percent of the police force is female. The […]

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Syria crisis: Assad confirms chemical weapons handover

Syria crisis: Assad confirms chemical weapons handover

Sep 12, – Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad has appeared on Russian TV to confirm that his country’s chemical weapons will be placed under international control. Mr Assad told Rossiya 24 the move was as a result of a Russian initiative and not the threat of US military action. The comments came as the Russian and […]

September 12, 2013 | By | Reply More
Observers News: North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has a baby daughter

Observers News: North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has a baby daughter

Sep 09, – A retired US basketball star has disclosed to the world that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has a daughter. On Monday, Kim presided over a mass parade to celebrate 65 years since North Korea’s founding. Retired NBA star Dennis Rodman shared the news with the UK newspaper The Guardian in an […]

September 9, 2013 | By | Reply More
Madrid’s Olympic hopes dashed a 3rd straight time

Madrid’s Olympic hopes dashed a 3rd straight time

Sep 08, MADRID — Tens of thousands of Spaniards were devastated after Madrid lost its bid to host the 2020 Olympics on Saturday amid fears about the country’s economy and unemployment rate. It was the third straight time the capital failed in attempts to win the Summer Games. The International Olympic Committee meeting in Buenos […]

September 8, 2013 | By | Reply More
Italian documentary wins Venice Film Festival top prize

Italian documentary wins Venice Film Festival top prize

Sep 07, – Italian director Gianfranco Rosi has taken the top prize at the Venice Film Festival for his documentary. The world’s oldest film festival has shown 20 films in competition. Gianfranco Rosi’s “Sacro GRA,” a documentary about life on the highway that circles Rome, has won the Golden Lion for best film at the […]

September 7, 2013 | By | Reply More
United Nations: 7 million Syrians displaced by civil war

United Nations: 7 million Syrians displaced by civil war

Sep 02, Damascus, Syria — The head of the U.N. refugee agency in Syria says 7 million Syrians, or almost one-third of the population, have been displaced by the country’s civil war. Tarik Kurdi told The Associated Press on Monday that 5 million of the displaced are still in Syria while about 2 million have […]

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