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Former Chad dictator Habre sentenced to life in jail

Former Chadian dictator Hissene Habre has been sentenced to life by a special court in Senegal. The Extraordinary African Chambers (CAE), a special tribunal set up by the African Union under a deal with Senegal, convicted Habre on Monday of involvement in war crimes, crimes against humanity and a litany ...

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Snowden performed ‘public service’ to US: Eric Holder

Former US Attorney General Eric Holder has praised former National Security Agency (NSA) contractor Edward Snowden, saying he performed a valuable “public service” by leaking surveillance programs. “We can certainly argue about the way in which Snowden did what he did, but I think that he actually performed a public ...

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40,000 Verizon workers end strike after reaching deal

Some 40,000 Verizon workers have returned to their jobs following an agreement with the company, seven weeks after staging one of the largest strikes in recent years in the US. The work stoppage came to an end on Friday, after the workers reached a tentative deal with the phone, TV ...

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