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FURIOUS relatives of 45 Chilean soldiers who are feared to have frozen to death in the Andes denounced military officers at the weekend for leading dozens of ill-equipped teenage recruits into a blizzard.
MORE than 10,000 Nepalese activists rallied in Kathmandu yesterday to demand a restoration of democracy, in the biggest protest against King Gyanendra since his February power grab.
AIDES of radical Shi'ite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr held a meeting with key Sunni group the Association of Muslim Scholars yesterday in an effort to ease rising sectarian tensions in Iraq.
BRITISH Palestine solidarity activist Tom Hurndall, who was shot in the head by an Israeli soldier, died because of malpractice by his British doctors, an Israeli lawyer who is defending the alleged killer claimed yesterday.
UZBEK authorities shrugged off UN secretary-general Kofi Annan's call for an international probe into a government crackdown on protesters that witnesses say killed hundreds, Mr Annan said on Thursday night.
TWO men who claim to be US citizens alleged on Thursday that they had been detained for months and harshly interrogated by Pakistani intelligence and US FBI agents on suspicion of links to Islamist militants.
THOUSANDS of Shi'ites, many waving the Koran above their heads, protested against the US-led occupation of Iraq yesterday.
VENEZUELAN President Hugo Chavez accused the United States on Thursday night of harbouring a terrorist killer.
DETAINEES in United States military custody in Afghanistan have been the victims of widespread abuse by "young and poorly trained soldiers," a US newspaper reported yesterday.
COLOMBIAN Marxist guerillas ambushed a police convoy and clashed with government forces in separate incidents on Thursday, killing at least 13 officers.