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Gunmen Kill Nepalese Supreme Court Justice

Posted May 31st, 2012 at 8:15 am (UTC-5)
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Police in Nepal say unknown gunmen have shot dead a Supreme Court justice who was under investigation for corruption. Authorities said Rana Bahadur Bam was in a car on the way to his office Thursday in Katmandu when gunmen shot both him and his bodyguard. Bam was later pronounced dead at a hospital. Nepal’s Judiciary […]

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Syria Braces for Anti-Government Protests

Posted September 9th, 2011 at 11:16 am (UTC-5)
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Syria braced for anti-government protests across the country on Friday, while Russia indicated it may be willing to consider a U.N. Security Council resolution that sends a “strong message” to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. The French news agency quotes rights activists as saying security forces manning a checkpoint in a northwestern village opened fire and […]

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