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THE first witness in a civil suit brought by two families of victims of the 1995 Srebrenica massacre in Bosnia testified yesterday that Dutch troops protecting a UN "safe area" felt "frustrated and powerless" against overwhelming Serb forces who seized control.
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AFGHAN police and US troops opened fire yesterday on Afghan students protesting against the alleged desecration of the Koran by US military interrogators at Guantanamo Bay, killing four and wounding 71.
WESTERN nations are discriminating against Africa on desperately needed aid, resulting in many thousands of needless deaths, UN humanitarian chief Jan Egeland warned on Tuesday.
NEPAL'S political parties demanded yesterday that King Gyanendra release all political prisoners after he freed four politicians in a bid to appease the international community.
INDONESIAN government health tests show that traces of arsenic, antimony and mercury in villagers living close to a US-owned gold mine on Sulawesi Island are up to 2,500 times higher than those living far from the facility, according to a survey that was released yesterday.
VISITORS were stranded at airports and ports across Greece yesterday as trade unions staged a 24-hour national strike to compensate for the May Day holiday which fell on a Sunday this year.
CUBAN President Fidel Castro (pictured) defended US fugitive and civil rights activist Assata Shakur on Tuesday, saying that she is innocent and a victim of politically motivated persecution.
GEORGIA'S security chief said yesterday that an inactive grenade had been found near the site where US President George W Bush made a speech in Tbilisi.
DECLASSIFIED FBI documents that were made public on Tuesday link Cuban exile Luis Posada Carriles, who is seeking US asylum, to a plot to bomb a Cuban airliner in 1976 and indicate that he was on the CIA payroll for years.