Monthly Archives: November 2008

Rwandan presidential aide awaits trial in Paris

  France – Rwanda – trial Rwandan presidential aide awaits trial in Paris The arrest of Rwandan presidential aide Rose Kabuye on an international warrant issued by France has triggered bitter protests from Kigali. She was extradited from Germany to … Continue reading

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African Union protests arrest of Rose Kabuye

  African Union protests arrest of Rose Kabuye By: Manasseh Zindo. Nairobi: The African Union (AU) has joined the Government of Rwanda in denouncing the arrest of Rose Kabuye, a top Rwandan presidential aide. This has followed a mass street … Continue reading

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Bob Jones Univ. apologizes for racist policies

  Bob Jones Univ. apologizes for racist policies Fundamentalist Christian college banned interracial dating until 2000 Slide show Martin Luther King Jr.See the civil rights leader in speeches and marches from Alabama to Washington.   In the year of Barack … Continue reading

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Aid workers: Hunger killing Haiti children

  Aid workers: Hungry kids dying in Haiti At least 26 malnourished children have perished; scores others treated Ramon Espinosa / AP Venecia Lonis, 4, who suffers from malnutrition, is weighed at the Doctors Without Borders hospital in Port-au-Prince on … Continue reading

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Israeli Air Force ‘Ready for Iran’s Nuclear Sites’

  Israeli Air Force ‘Ready for Iran’s Nuclear Sites’   The Israeli Air Force is ready to attack Iran’s suspected nuclear weapons project if diplomacy fails to persuade the Islamic Republic to halt uranium enrichment, said Commander Ido Nehushtan in … Continue reading

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Brazil to offer Cuba aid during Castro visit

  Brazil to offer Cuba aid during Castro visit BRASILIA, Brazil (Reuters): Brazil will offer Cuba financial aid for industry, energy and infrastructure projects during a December visit by communist President Raul Castro, a senior government official said on Wednesday. … Continue reading

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China’s Hu puts off Cuba debt payments

  China’s Hu puts off Cuba debt payments By Jeff Franks HAVANA, Cuba (Reuters): Chinese President Hu Jintao has agreed to put off some of Cuba’s debt payments and gave the island $80 million dollars for hospital modernization and other … Continue reading

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