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2 Tunisia policemen get 7-year prison sentences for rape

2 Tunisia policemen get 7-year prison sentences for rape

Apr 01, – Two Tunisian police officers were convicted of raping a young woman and sentenced to seven years in prison in a case that drew widespread protests after the victim was initially accused of immoral behaviour. A third officer received a two-year sentence for extorting money from the woman’s fiance. The officers came upon […]

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Putin informs Merkel of partial troop withdrawal from Ukraine border

Putin informs Merkel of partial troop withdrawal from Ukraine border

Mar 31, – Russian President Vladimir Putin has told German Chancellor Angela Merkel that he has ordered the withdrawal of some Russian troops from the border with Ukraine. A Merkel spokesman said Mr. Putin ordered a “partial withdrawal” of troops from Ukraine’s eastern border. The United States estimates Russia has 40,000 troops along the border, […]

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2 Spanish journalists arrive home after 6 months captivity in Syria

2 Spanish journalists arrive home after 6 months captivity in Syria

Mar 30, – As Espinosa walked down the steps from the plane, his young son raced across the tarmac and threw his arms around his father in a bear hug. Other family members, newspaper representatives and government officials also were on hand to greet them, according to video of their arrival posted to El Mundo’s […]

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First pre-surgery breast cancer drug approved by FDA

First pre-surgery breast cancer drug approved by FDA

Oct 01, – The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first drug to be used in early stage breast cancer treatment. Perjeta (pertuzumab) will be used as part of a complete treatment regimen for patients before surgery (neoadjuvant setting). Perjeta was approved by the European Union in 2012 for the treatment of […]

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Observers: Captain of Costa Concordia cruise ship on trial in Italy

Observers: Captain of Costa Concordia cruise ship on trial in Italy

July 09, GROSSETO, Italy  — The trial of the captain of the shipwrecked Costa Concordia cruise liner has begun in a theater converted into a courtroom in Tuscany to accommodate all the survivors and relatives of the 32 victims who want to see justice carried out in the 2012 tragedy. The trial has opened and […]

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