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Rebekah Brooks arrested in U.K. phone-hacking scandal

Rebekah Brooks arrested in U.K. phone-hacking scandal

British police made six arrests early Tuesday in the British media’s phone hacking scandal, including Rebekah Brooks, the former top executive of Rupert Murdoch’s News International. Police did not identify those arrested, but a person who had been briefed on the

March 13th, 2012

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‘Many dead’ in fresh Homs attacks

‘Many dead’ in fresh Homs attacks

Activists believe as many as 47 people have been killed in an attack by pro-government militia in the embattled Syrian city of Homs. Women and children are among those reported to have been tortured and killed on Sunday night in the neighbourhood of Karm el-Zeytoun. The ...

March 12th, 2012

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Afghans ‘loose patience’ with NATO

Afghans ‘loose patience’ with NATO

Afghans “have run out of patience” with foreign troops, the country’s MPs have warned, after a US soldier killed 16 Afghan civilians. The strongly worded resolution came as US officials issued an alert, fearing reprisals after the Kandahar rampage. Nine ...

March 12th, 2012

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