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Hundreds of police guns missing in Mexico

(AFP) – Acapulco’s former mayor has been given 72 hours to explain why hundreds of police weapons have gone missing. The entire municipal police force in the coastal Mexican resort was suspended last week amid suspicions of infiltration by criminal groups. The early stages of an investigation have shown that ...

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UN court rejects Bolivia’s Pacific Ocean access case

 THE HAGUE, Netherlands (Reuters) – The United Nations’ highest court rejected Monday landlocked Bolivia’s bid to force Chile to the negotiating table over granting access to the Pacific Ocean. In a legal ruling from the Hague-based International Court of Justice that was broadcast live throughout Bolivia, the 15-judge panel said ...

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Saudi Arabia admits ‘certain mistakes’ in strikes on Yemen

Muslim Times(Web Desk) – Under increasing pressure from international bodies and rights groups, Saudi Arabia has admitted committing “certain mistakes” in conducting military strikes on Yemen, where the Saudi-led coalition strikes have killed and maimed civilians, including many children. The United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child denounced ...

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More than 20 Tuaregs killed in Mali: sources

 (AFP) – More than 20 Tuareg civilians were killed late last week in Mali’s restive frontier with Niger, security sources told AFP on Monday. “On Friday and Saturday at least 25 Tuareg civilians were killed in Amalaoulaou by armed men,” a local elected official told AFP. A security source and ...

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Dozens of students found dead as Indonesia rescue ramps up

PALU (AFP) – The bodies of dozens of students have been pulled from their landslide-swamped church in Sulawesi, officials said Tuesday, as an international effort to help nearly 200,000 increasingly desperate Indonesian quake-tsunami victims ground into gear. The discovery adds to the already-high death toll from Friday’s disaster, when a ...

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Election on Punjab’s vacant Senate seat to be held tomorrow

ISLAMABAD (Muslim Times) – Election on vacant Senate seat from Punjab is scheduled to be held tomorrow (Wednesday).  Polling will start at 9:00am and will continue till 4:00pm. At least 358 members of Punjab Assembly will exercise their right to vote. Punjab Assembly has been declared polling station while provincial ...

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