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Fatou Bensouda Becomes First African ICC Chief

Fatou Bensouda was sworn in as the chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court on Friday, making her not only the first African, but also the first woman, to lead the United Nations-backed tribunal.
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We Will Be Haunted By Syria

?Life,? the philosopher Soren Kierkegaard said, ?must be lived forward, but can only be understood backwards.?
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Viktor Bout, Alleged 'Merchant Of Death,' Faces Possible Life In Prison Today

Viktor Bout, a Russian national known as the Merchant of Death for his far reaching arms deals across the world will learn how long he will be in prison on Thursday. His defense attorneys have asked the judge to set him free while United States prosecutor said he should be locked up for the rest of his life.
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Fund Backs Cervical Cancer Vaccine in Poor Nations

The GAVI international immunizations group has agreed to fund the roll-out of vaccines against cervical cancer in developing countries, offering protection against a disease that kills one woman every two minutes.
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Tanzania arrests 20 Congo 'army deserters'

Tanzania has arrested 20 suspected army deserters from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) after they illegally entered the western port town of Kigoma, the Tanzanian army said on Tuesday.


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