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Fujimori pardon: another blow to tackling impunity in Latin America?

MONTEVIDEO, Dec 28, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - Is frail health a get-out-of-jail card for Latin America's imprisoned dictators and autocrats?

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Ukraine, pro-Russia rebels in mass prisoner swap

GORLIVKA, Ukraine, Dec 28, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - Ukraine and Russian-backed rebels have swapped hundreds of prisoners in the war-torn east of the country, one of the largest ...More...

Medical evacuations begin from besieged Syria rebel bastion

DOUMA, Syria, Dec 27, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - Aid workers have begun evacuating emergency medical cases from Syria's besieged rebel bastion of Eastern Ghouta, the Red Cross sa...More...

6 children killed as boat capsizes in India

NEW DELHI, Dec. 27, 2017 (BSS/Xinhua) - At least six children were killed and three were rescued after a boat capsized in southern India, police said Wednesday.

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Myanmar court remands Reuters journalists for 2 more weeks

YANGON, Dec 27, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - The detention of two Reuters journalists in Myanmar was extended for two more weeks, a court said Wednesday, in the pair's first public...More...

Counting under way in Liberia presidential run-off

MONROVIA, Dec 27, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - Vote counting was under way in Liberia on Wednesday following a peaceful run-off election for a new president, pitting former interna...More...