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On Day of Remembrance, UN says triumph over slavery should guide efforts to build culture of tolerance

Marking the anniversary of the first successful slave uprising in the Western hemisphere, the head of the United Nations Educational, Scientific an...

Mexico: Investigate All Evidence in Killings of 22 by Soldiers

Mexico should ensure that its investigation into the killing of 22 civilians by soldiers on June 30, 2014, is impartial and effective, and properly...

Foley May Have Volunteered For Execution

The family of James Foley, the American journalist beheaded by the Islamic State terror group, believes he may have volunteered to be killed to spa...

More than 191,000 people killed in Syria with ‘no end in sight’ – UN

The number of people killed in Syria is double the number documented a year ago, the United Nations human rights chief today announced, criticizing...

Saudi Arabia: Surge in Executions

Saudi Arabia has executed at least 19 people since August 4, 2014. Local news reports indicate that eight of those executed were convicted of nonvi...

Five Charged with Fraud in Wilkes-Barre City Employees Federal Credit Union Investigation

The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that a Grand Jury in Scranton returned indictments Tuesday ch...

Indonesia police fire teargas ahead of court verdict on election

Indonesian police fired teargas to disperse thousands of protesters outside the country's top court in Jakarta on Thursday, as judges started deliv...

More than 30 killed in Hiroshima landslide

At least 36 people, including several children, were killed in Japan on Wednesday, when landslides triggered by torrential rain slammed into the ou...

Landslides hit Japan's Hiroshima, killing at least 36

At least 36 people, including several children, were killed in Japan on Wednesday, when landslides triggered by torrential rain slammed into the ou...

Exclusive: Brazil's PSDB party would support Silva in runoff

The Brazilian Social Democracy Party (PSDB), the country's biggest opposition group, would formally support environmentalist Marina Silva in a runo...

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