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  • UNICEF: Hundreds of South Sudanese boys believed abducted

    The U.N. children's agency said on Saturday that hundreds of children were abducted two weeks ago by an armed group in South Sudan that is suspected to have ties with the country's military.
  • Rio homicide division to investigate killings by police

    Rio de Janeiro's police department said its homicide division will start investigating "resistance killings," or slayings by officers who say that victims died in shootouts while resisting arrest. Police across Brazil have come under criticism for...

    International court judges uphold acquittal of Congolese man

    International Criminal Court judges on Friday upheld the acquittal of a Congolese man who was cleared at trial of leading a deadly militia attack in eastern Congo. Mathieu Ngudjolo was acquitted in December 2012 of commanding fighters who destroyed the...

    Latinoamérica en silencio con respecto a Venezuela

    Latinoamérica en silencio con respecto a Venezuela
    BOGOTA - Con la excepción de Chile y Colombia, los Gobiernos de América Latina mantenían hoy silencio respecto a la detención del alcalde de Caracas, Antonio Ledezma, acusado por las autoridades de su país de formar parte de un complot golpista. En...

    2 Thais who staged play found guilty of insulting monarchy

    A court in Thailand sentenced two theater activists to two and a half years in prison on Monday on charges of insulting the country's monarchy. The activists produced a play called "The Wolf Bride" about a fictional monarch and his adviser. It was...