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  • French troops free five aid workers kidnapped in Mali

    BAMAKO/PARIS (Reuters) - French troops in Mali on Thursday freed five local aid workers kidnapped in February, the presidents of France and Mali said in a joint statement.
  • Guantanamo judge to CIA: Disclose 'black site' details to USS Cole defense lawyers

    GUANTANAMO BAY NAVY BASE, Cuba The military judge in the USS Cole bombing case has ordered the U.S. government to give defense lawyers details names, dates and places of the CIA's secret overseas detention and interrogation of the man accused of...

    Boycott mirrors prevailing sentiment in the U.N. and other global bodies

    SAN FRANCISCO The 5,000 member American Studies Association voted last December to join the academic boycott of Israel, the third scholarly group in the United States to do so in 2013. Their decision was both reasonable and commendable. The call for...

    First woman to lead Central African Republic faces daunting task

    First woman to lead Central African Republic faces daunting task
    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - Lawmakers in the Central African Republic on Monday elected the country's first female leader, Catherine Samba-Panza, as interim president to take on the daunting job of halting sectarian killings, stabilizing a paralyzed...

    Ex-U.S. Marine released after being held by Colombian rebels

    Ex-U.S. Marine released after being held by Colombian rebels
    BOGOTA, Colombia -- Colombian rebels have freed former U.S. Marine Kevin Scott Sutay after holding him hostage since June, according to the International Committee of the Red Cross, which handled the release. Sutay was backpacking in eastern Guaviare...